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#HotTakes | Week of 09.14.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Where To Go // SOFIA SOFIA · WHERE TO GO FLORIST // Ilithios Guess Again // Jeff Tweedy What’s The Deal? // The Nude Party Ain’t Gonna Be Lonely // BYFYN BYFYN · Ain’t Gonna Be Lonely Elijah // Hayley Thompson-King I Must Be in a Good Place Now // Robert Ellis First Yoke // Daniel Romano Stunned One // Fruit Bats Are We Alright Again // EELS Straws In The Wind // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Turning Back // Ron Pope (ft. Emily Scott…

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2019 | Steve’s Best of the Year

Before we dig in, I wanted to express a humble thanks to you, dear reader, for following the adventures of the Music Savage gang on a weekly basis. We wouldn’t be doing this if it weren’t for you and your attention and love are truly appreciated. As the title of suggests, I’ve once again compiled a list of the albums that carried me through the year and laid them out—in no particular order—below. In an effort to not bore you, I’ve also used my beloved #50WordReview style to get you to the meat of the post faster while still being…

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Song of the Week | Robert Ellis – Everyone’s Gone To The Moon

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on the beautiful version of the classic number, “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon,” from Houston musician Robert Ellis. The single was released this week to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon launch which took place on July 16th, 1969. “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon” was written and recorded by UK musician Jonathan King in 1965 and has been performed by so many amazing bands/musicians including The Flaming Lips, Bobby Womack, Percy Faith, and many more. However, it was the Nina Simone version that…

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Photos | Robert Ellis + Ian O’Neil @ Great Scott

A night that begins with Ian O’Neil and ends with Robert Ellis in a tiny packed venue like Great Scott is all I could ever ask for a Sunday night (while Game of Thrones isn’t on yet) and hell if this night didn’t pay off in spades. Since I last saw Robert Ellis on the stage at Boston’s Great Scott last May, it seemed as though Texas Piano Man was an inevitability. During a set with Traveller, Fritz, Chisel and band would leave Robert some time alone to tickle the ivories, and put on his best Billy Joel. From that…

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#HotTakes | Week of 02.25.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Lincoln // Damien Jurado Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, May 14th @ Great Scott Everything I Like // The Suitcase Junket Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, April 5th @ The Sinclair UFOF // Big Thief Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, October 3rd @ Wilbur Theater Show You What I Can Do // Royal Teeth (feat. Tunde Olaniran) Not Ready To Go // Diane Coffee Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, May 15th @ Sonia Rainbow Shiner // Ex Hex Now That I Found You // Carly Rae Jepsen…

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#HotTakes | Week of 02.04.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Artifact // Helenor Lightyears // Kimbra Topo Chico // Robert Ellis Breathing Underwater // Mike Mains & The Branches Please, Please, Please // Yawners Time // Jafaris Indian Summer // Yacht Punk Vacation // Matthew Logan Vasquez Talk // Khalid Like a Force of Nature // Todd Snider (ft. Jason Isbell) A Boy Named Andrew // Fantastic Negrito

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#HotTakes | Week of 01.21.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Red Bull & Hennessy // Jenny Lewis Nobody Smokes Anymore // Robert Ellis Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, March 31st @ Great Scott Strangers // Estrons Selfie of a Man // Delicate Steve Harmony Hall // Vampire Weekend Dandelion Crown // The Suitcase Junket Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, April 5th @ Sinclair Kaleidoscope // Serengeti Service Road // Better Oblivion Community Center Humans // Rosie Carney I Am a Mountain // SONTALK Morning in America // Durand Jones & The Indications

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#HotTakes | Week of 12.17.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Now That You’re Gone // The Raconteurs Sinking Ship // Wild Child Leave Me Be // Shy Beast Lost Ship // Juliana Hatfield Light Goes (In Mines) // Parrot Dream Fail Safe // William Tyler Passive Aggressive // Robert Ellis Trouble Letting Go // The Avett Brothers Novels of Acquaintance // Castanea + Rising Appalachia

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Mixtape | November 2018

We’re 11 months down in 2018, and yet another mixtape here to soothe your need for the month of December. I’m stoked on this months mixtape, lots of good stuff from all over the sonic landscape. Take a listen, follow the playlist, and share it with your friends.

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