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The Music Savage Show 06.22.2018 | Summertime Jams!

The Music Savage show w/ DJ Ryan Doyon on WMFO! Today’s show celebrates the beginning of summer! You want surf music? Check! You want some songs to listen to while driving to the beach? Check! You want songs to listen to on the porch with a cold beer? Checkmate! I also play you the terrific new Song of the Week, “Tinctoria,” from Connecticut musician Lys Guillorn, give you a heads up on some great shows coming to the Boston area, give you a sneak peek at our new #Hottakes post, and much more! Songs: Little Surfer Girl – The Yetis…

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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 | Kelsey Kerrigan – Driving Around

Today we focus the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight directly on the fantastic debut single, “Driving Around,” from the talented L.A. musician Kelsey Kerrigan’s upcoming album due to be released this fall. Kerrigan began work on the record at Sunset Sound Recorders while pursuing a degree in audio engineering and production at Los Angeles Recording School. A fateful meeting with Ryan Adams (Yes THAT Ryan Adams) would help to shape the sound and style of her work, providing a musical compass to keep the song-writing on track even while immersed in her studies. It would seem as though everything is falling into place now that the album is complete and…

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Song of the Week | Gold Casio – Socialites And Singer Types

Photo credit: Rob Woodcox The latest edition of the WFMO X Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the disco ball that hangs above the Portland, Oregon dance-rock band Gold Casio and reflects the shimmering light on their fantastic new song, “Socialites And Singer Types,” from their upcoming Fever Dreams EP out June 23rd. The four-piece have created a nu-disco revolution on the West Coast and have been hailed as one of the best electronic Portland-based bands this side of the Hustle. They are known for elaborate and fevered live shows packed with enough glam and…

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Song of the Week | Pokey LaFarge – Better Man Than Me

Photo credit: Nate Burrell The latest WFMO & Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is focused on the fantastic new single “Better Man Than Me” from St. Louis musician Pokey LaFarge. The hip-shaking song is from his highly anticipated new album, Manic Revelations, out May 19th via Rounder Records and is now available for pre-order. This is his eighth studio release (the second for Rounder) and the new album’s title refers to the state of mind artists find themselves in during the creation process. LaFarge debuted his song-writing talent to the world in 2006 with his self-released solo record, Marmalade. In 2009 the songwriter…

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Song of the Week | Tank and The Bangas – Quick

This week’s WFMO & Music Savage Show “Song of the Week” spotlight is on the super funky new single, “Quick,” from acclaimed Louisiana quintet Tank and The Bangas. The amazing song is their first release since winning the 2017 NPR Music “Tiny Desk Contest,” and it was also the submission that overwhelmingly won the band this year’s coveted honor. If you aren’t one of the over five hundred thousand people who have viewed the video do yourself a favor and watch it. Tarriona Ball (Lead Vocals), Merell Burkett (Keyboards), Joshua Johnson (Drums), Norman Spence (Synth Keys and Bass) and Albert…