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Song of the Week | Kate Tempest – Firesmoke

The new WMFO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines brightly on the beautiful new single, “Firesmoke,” from Kate Tempest . The track is the first taste of music off what will undoubtably be one of my favorite albums of the year, The Book of Traps and Lessons, out June 14th via American Recordings/Republic Records. Kate Tempest is not only an incredible hip-hop musician. She is also an award winning poet who was named “Next Generation Poet” by the Poetry Book Society (an accolade handed out once every decade), an acclaimed playwright with three plays currently to…

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Video | Kate Tempest – Europe Is Lost

Kate Tempest’s sophomore album, Let Them Eat Chaos, was released on October 7th, 2016 and instantly became one of my favorites of the year. It is a collection of stories in song about the lives of seven people who all live on the same street and are all awake at 4:18 AM, each worried about their individual problems without knowing they are all connected simply by the strength it takes them to get through each crushing day. The lyrics of the album speak of humanity at its most brutal and at the collective power of resistance against the brutality. The song that is the least hopeful…

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2016 | Ryan D’s Favorite Albums & Singles of the Year

It’s been a hell of a year! I mean that in the best and worst of ways for 2016. When everything around us fell apart we had some fantastic music to help see us through it all. There were so many amazing albums and singles released in 2016, which made the year more tolerable than it otherwise should have been. When all else fails at least we have music! You’ve read the rest now it’s time for the BEST! These albums listed below are simply highlights in a standout crowd of bands and musicians that made ’16 a great year for…