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The Music Savage Best of 2018 Show | 12.14.2018

It’s The Music Savage “Best of 2018” Show where I fill your ears full of songs from my favorite albums and EPs of the year! So much music… so little time. Turn it up loud and enjoy some super great songs. Playlist: The Americans – Mary-Elaine Jenkins Hold Still – Mary-Elaine Jenkins Summer’s End – John Prine Knockin’ On Your Screen Door – John Prine Future Me Hates Me – The Beths Whatever – The Beths Good as Gold – Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Lesson – Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Hold Up – Floco Torres Bounce Back Like…

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The Music Savage Show | 12.07.2018

On my new show I start you off with some spacey tunes, honor the life of legendary musician Pete Shelley frontman of punk rock pioneers Buzzcocks, highlight a few of the amazing bands nominated for the 2018 Boston Music Awards, give you the new Song of the Week, “Everlastingly Yours,” from UK quartet Piroshka, play some songs from bands currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, and hit you with some super hot tracks from our latest #Hottakes post. Enjoy! Playlist: Hey Man – Spacemen 3 Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In…

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Song of the Week | Piroshka – Everlastingly Yours

Photo credit: Neil Stewart The new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down once again on the UK and focuses on the smashing new single, “Everlastingly Yours,” from the newly formed quartet Piroshka. The track will be on their highly anticipated debut album, Brickbat, out February 15th via Bella Union Now this band may be new but the members involved bring a hefty amount of Britpop firepower to the table. Piroshka are former Lush vocalist/guitarist Miki Berenyi, former Elastica drummer Justin Welch, Modern English bassist Mick Conroy, and former Moose guitarist KJ “Moose” McKillop. Welch was…

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The Music Savage Show | 11.30.2018

Today’s show pays tribute to my favorite Beatle George Harrison who passed away 17 years ago on November 29th, 2001. I start with some of his Bealtes tunes, play a few solo tracks and throw in an awesome Traveling Wilbury’s song. I also play some great songs from a few albums out today 11/30, give you the new Song of the Week, “Joking Me,” from Liverpool trio Stealing Sheep, play some songs from bands currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, and highlight some super hot tracks from our latest #Hottakes post. Enjoy!…

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Song of the Week | Stealing Sheep – Joking Me

The latest edition of the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again sharply focused on the UK and this time it shines down on the dance-tastic new single, “Joking Me,” from Liverpool trio Stealing Sheep. The song is from their upcoming new album, Big Wows, set for release April 19th, 2019 via Heavenly Recordings. This will be the band’s third full-length album following their sophomore effort, Not Real, released if 2015, and their debut, Into the Diamond Sun, released in 2012. Stealing Sheep are Emily Lansley (vocals/bass/guitar), Luciana Mercer (vocals/drum kit), and Rebecca Hawley (vocals/keys, together they create energetic pop…

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The Music Savage Show | 11.16.2018

Let’s give thanks for radio and celebrate Thanksgiving with tons of music! I start with some seasonal tunes and play some songs from a few albums that I’m thankful exist, highlight the Song of the Week, “I Just Wanna Talk,” from Stockholm, Sweden band Oxen (as well as a few tracks from other great Stockholm bands), play you some songs from bands currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, and give you some super hot tracks from our latest #Hottakes post. Enjoy! Playlist: Thanksgiving Theme – Vince Guaraldi Trio Mashed Potatoes USA –…

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Song of the Week | Oxen – I Just Wanna Talk

This week’s WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is once again focused on the wonderful city of Stockholm and shines down brightly on the fantastic new single, “I Just Wanna Talk,” from Swedish band Oxen. The duo have released a few terrific singles in 2018 and the music world has already started to pay attention. Oxen are Erik Hases and Stefan Söderqvist and together the musicians open up a can of old school rock n’ roll swagger on, “I Just Wanna Talk,” that feels like it would fit in being played loudly in your favorite dive bar’s…

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The Music Savage Show | 11.02.2018

It’s time for the annual Iceland Airwaves special! This is my 3rd celebration of the greatness that is Icelandic music and this year is the 20th Anniversary of the festival in 2018. The show will play like it would be my itinerary as I highlight some of the great bands and musicians that will be playing in the many amazing venues in Reykjavik. I also play you some songs from bands/musicians currently on tour and stopping in the Boston area over the next few days, and play some hot tracks from our latest #Hottakes post. I hope you enjoy and…

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Song of the Week | Vök – Night & Day

Photo credit: Sigga Ella In celebration of Iceland Airwaves 2018 the new WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight shines down once again on the beautiful city of Reykjavik and focuses brightly on the brilliant new single, “Night & Day,” from Icelandic trio band Vök. This song is the second taste of new music from the band since the release of their excellent 2017 debut album, Figure, and will be featured on their upcoming sophomore album due out in the spring of 2019. Vök are Margrét Rán (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Andri Már (saxophone, synths) & Einar Stef (drums),…

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