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Song of the Week | Vundabar – Acetone

Photo credit: Tim Oxton The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused smack-dab on Boston, Massachusetts and shines down on the tremendously catchy new single, “Acetone,” from local lads Vundabar. It’s the band’s first single from their upcoming album, Smell Smoke, which is due out February 23rd, 2018. Vundabar have long been Boston’s best kept secret band, amassing a huge following in the area thanks to plenty of appearances in local venues and for a killer live show. They’ve been nominated numerous times in various categories for the Boston Music Awards, including 2017’s nominations for…

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Song of the Week | Mavis Staples – Little Bit

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the stunning new single, “Little Bit,” from legendary soul singer Mavis Staples. The track is from her upcoming album, If All I Was Was Black, out November 17th via Anti-Records and can be pre-ordered on her website. The ten songs on the new record represent the state of the world in which we find ourselves today. With neo-Nazis waving swastika flags in our streets and race-baiting running rampart throughout the country, Staples uses her powerful voice to once again call attention to the issues at hand. She reminds us that the injustices…

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Song of the Week | Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Matter of Time

The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight comes to you from the late, great Sharon Jones and her wonderful band The Dap Kings. The first single, “Matter of Time,” is off the band’s final album, Soul of a Woman, which will be released November 17th on Daptone Records. Soul of a Woman was recorded in Brooklyn at the label’s own studio Daptone’s House Of Soul while Sharon was receiving cancer treatment. She never let her illness keep her down and would give each session everything she had, which can be clearly felt and…

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Song of the Week | Peach Pit – Drop The Guillotine

Photo credit: Kelli Lane The latest edition in the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight comes to you from brilliant new Vancouver band Peach Pit. The Canadian quartet formed in 2016 and just released their debut full-length album, Being So Normal, on September 15th via Kingfisher Bluez. Peach Pit are high school friends Neil Smith (guitars, vocals) and Chris Vanderkooy (guitars) who joined rock n’ roll forces with Peter Wilton (bass) and Mikey Pascuzzi (drums) to create their infectious brand of shimmery indie-rock (or as the band calls it “chewed bubblegum pop”) built on dance vibes, 1960’s-style melodies, and jangly guitars. …

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Song of the Week | RALEIGH – Smoke In Our Eyes

The latest edition of the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight comes to you from Calgary quartet RALEIGH. The wonderful new single, “Smoke In Our Eyes,” is from the band’s upcoming album, Powerhouse Bloom, which will be released Friday, September 29 via Indie 88. RALEIGH took life in 2010 as a collaboration between songwriters Brock Geiger and Clea Anaïs and blossomed into a full band with the addition of Matt Doherty (drums) and Will Maclellan (bass). They released their debut album independently in 2011 titled, New Times in Black and White, and quickly found an audience thanks to imaginative lyrics and unabashed pop hooks. With…

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Song of the Week | East of My Youth – Broken Glass

The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down on Reykjavik and highlights the beautifully majestic single, “Broken Glass,” from Icelandic duo East of My Youth. The new song follows the release of their well received self-titled debut EP, which was released in January through the band’s own label West Of My Future LTD. East Of My Youth have been crafting their brand of ethereal electro-pop since 2015 when high school friends Herdís Stefánsdóttir and Thelma Marín Jónsdóttiran joined their artistic forces together to create a sound that captures the dramatic beauty of Iceland’s sweeping glacier and volcanic landscape. I’d call the duo a…

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Song of the Week | Frida Sundemo – Gold

The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused once again on Gothenburg, Sweden. This time it is aimed on the beautiful new single, “Gold,” from Frida Sundemo. It’s the fourth track released from the Swedish musician’s highly anticipated international debut album, Flashbacks & Futures, due out October 6th via Cosmos Music. Sundemo released her debut full-length album titled, Dear, Let It Out, exclusively in Japan back in 2010 and went on to collaborate with acclaimed songwriter/producer Joel Humlén for her two follow-up EPs. In 2015 she made her acting debut in the dark British comedy, Kill Your Friends, and contributed…

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Song of the Week | Stars – Privilege

Photo credit: Shervin Lainez The latest WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the brilliant new single, “Privilege,” from Toronto/Montreal indie-rock legends Stars. The six-piece band have just signed with Last Gang Records /eOne, and will be releasing their ninth studio album, There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light, on October 13th, 2017. Stars are Evan Cranley, Chris McCarron, Amy Millan, Patty McGee, Chris Seligman and Torquil Campbell. The band formed in 2000 and released their fantastic debut, Nightsongs, in 2001, although at that time Stars was mainly a duo consisting of Seligman and Campbell with Amy Millan and Emily Haines (Metric) making appearances on the album.…

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Song of the Week | Aly & AJ – Take Me

Photo credit: Stephen Ringer This week the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the long awaited new single, “Take Me,” from sister duo Aly & AJ. The track is the first new material in ten years and marks a significant change of direction for the musicians. The decade long hiatus appears to have helped shake off the discouragement they had fallen into with the music business after a successful charge out of the gate twelve years ago following the release of their debut album, Into The Rush, which went on to become a gold record. Aly and AJ Michalka have known success in both the music and acting world,…

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