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2020 | Steve’s Best of the Year

What. Thefuck. Wasthat? Whatever it was, we made it to the end of 2020 and boy it couldn’t come soon enough. I, for one, can’t wait to bathe in the waters of a New Year like it will bring absolute resolution to all the crap that has been going down in our world. Will that happen? Who knows. But, at this point, any glimmer of hope is one that I’ll hang onto. To say 2020 was a strange one is no novel statement. There were times when I turned to music to get me through each passing moment and there…

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#HotTakes | Week of 08.24.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Coffee & Bourbon // Hayward Williams Little Rock N Roll Clubs // Smooth Hound Smith Don’t Call Me Names // Rhiannon Giddens Soul of This Town // Oliver Wood (Ft. Phil Cook) Cut the Real // Madeline Kenney Where The Fire Used To Be // Tiger Mimic Solipsism // Fenne Lily Drop Out // Killer Whale Big, Buff, and Handsome // Creature Comfort Can’t keep up // abrahamblue A Light On In The Dark // Darlingside BRITNEY BITCH // BLACKSTARKIDS Sometimes // Air Traffic Controller Skeletons By…

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#HotTakes | Week of 04.13.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Burlap String // Courtney Marie Andrews Shoes Too Tight // Liam Kazar midnight love // girl in red Shane // Fruit Bats Kindred Spirit // Faux Real Hurt So Bad (feat. Shooter Jennings) // Jaime Wyatt Laurie // Tim Burgess My Head // Public Practice Give It Back To The Feelings // Konradesn The River Always Wins // Mark Erelli One Day She’s Here // Marcus King Kangaroo // Winnetka Bowling League Loretta // Taylor Ashton and Aoife O’Donovan Hollywood // Car Seat Headrest Brave // Ruston…

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#HotTakes | Week of 01.13.2020

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Need Your Love // Tennis Upcoming Area Show: Saturday, April 25th @ Royale Near Enough A Woman // otta Stone Me // Margo Price Oh the Silence // October Drift Hot Tears // Fiona Silver neve give up // Son Little Let Go // Mega Simone Real You // Tré Burt The Moon is an Ashtray // Miss Tess Upcoming Area Show: Thursday, March 19th @ Lizard Lounge My Wildest Dreams // Ron Pope Upcoming Area Show: Friday, January 17th @ The Sinclair C-Side // Khruangbin &…

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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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#HotTakes | Week of 12.16.2019

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. The World’s About To Blow (Thank God It’s Christmas) // Nancy The Wind, She Whispers // Tall Tall Trees Open Relations // Heart Bones Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, March 8th @ Great Scott One Last Embrace // Eliza Shaddad Turn Me Up feat. Aloe Blacc // José James True Colours // Stealing Sheep Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, March 10th @ Great Scott Christmas With You // Coco Reilly Little Bit Sweet // The Wood Brothers So Alive // Jonathan Wilson F.L.Y. // Taylor Ashton Proof…

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