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Review | Boston Calling 2017

// Review by Martin Smith The Boston Calling music festival took a big step forward this year. They started by moving the location from the Boston’s City Hall Plaza to the much larger Harvard Athletic Complex. Festival goers navigated between three music stages, a comedy club, and in their down time, entertained themselves with craft beer tents, local food vendors, wine tasting, a giant connect-four, jenga, bag-toss, and even a ferris-wheel. While years past have included some big name national acts, the Boston Calling crowd remained mostly local. That all changed with the expansion of the 2017 festival, which really…

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Video | The 1975 – Girls

[youtube][/youtube] [M]anchester’s The 1975 get bigger with every song/video we here at Music Savage post for your Anglophile listening pleasure. Now I am not saying we have had a hand in their growing popularity here in the States, but we have been fans for a while. The guys have just released the video for their new single, “Girls,” from their self-titled debut album, which came out here in the US last month. The song is bold look at sex and relationships and all the complications that come from engaging in both, and the video ties it together with a shimmery,…


Tonight | The 1975 at Brighton Music Hall

[U]K band The 1975 are playing a free show tonight at Brighton Music Hall and all you need to do to see Britain’s next big band is RSVP through the Allston venue’s website. Don’t miss your chance to check out a band that is currently selling out shows across the pond. Head here before 6pm tonight to register and get yourself a ticket via email. Doors are at 7pm. Free music from a great new British band on a Tuesday night! What more can you ask for?


New Music | The 1975 – Chocolate

[M]anchester’s The 1975 are quickly becoming kings of the UK music scene and have gone from opening band to headliner status on the strength of two brilliant EPs, Facedown and Sex. The band’s forthcoming EP is titled Music for Cars and will be available stateside March 5th on Vagrant Records. The 1975 are currently working on their debut full-length album and have hit the road on a massive tour to answer the call of their burgeoning popularity. They make their US debut with a string of shows at the ever-popular SXSW festival in Austin, TX (March 12th – 16th) and…


New Music | The 1975 – Sex

[W]hen a band from Manchester, UK attempts to break into the US market the music world expects big things, given the well documented musical path to our airwaves by those who have come before. With that said, The 1975 have begun to chart their course with the release of their new single “Sex” from the EP, Sex, out November 12, 2012 on Vagrant Records. While it would be hard for any band from that area to break free from inevitable comparisons the band manages to pay homage to the scene while planting their own rock n’ roll flag in the Warehouse…

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