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Mixtape | November 2018

We’re 11 months down in 2018, and yet another mixtape here to soothe your need for the month of December. I’m stoked on this months mixtape, lots of good stuff from all over the sonic landscape. Take a listen, follow the playlist, and share it with your friends.

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Mixtape | March 2018

The month of March is over, and it’s time for the world to bloom a bit. This month was especially difficult to keep the total tracks to 40. Editing down, we’ve got great new stuff from Natalie Prass, to Erin Rae, Ry Cooder, Hiss Golden Messengerand so much more. I’m so so stoked on this mixtape and I hope you like it as much as I do. As always, let us know what we’ve missed (if anything), and please do enjoy.

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Mixtape | January 2018

Welcome to 2018. Our first mixtape is a doozy. The way this mixtape went, it’s going to be the year of female fronted band. I’m so so stoked on this mixtape and I hope you like it as much as I do. As always, let us know what we’ve missed (if anything), and please do enjoy.

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#HotTakes | Week of 01.15.18

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Severed // The Decemberists Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, May 27 @ Boston Calling Music Festival TV // Naked Giants Bambi Act // Have You Ever Seen the Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? Quick Fix // Sam Morrow Sugartooth // Brandi Carlile Upcoming Boston Area Shows: Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5 @ Orpheum Theatre Flawless // Dorothy Do Something // The Ballroom Thieves Did You Love Me // Shannon & the Clams All in All // Tim Hart Addictions // Lucy Dacus Jenny Jenkins // Mt.…

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2015 | Ryan’s Favorite Albums of the Year

It’s that time of year again for those of us in the music blogosphere world…the list of favorite albums of the year! There were SO many great records in 2015 and, as always, I found it extremely hard to keep to my regular listing of the ten best. These albums listed below are simply highlights in a standout crowd of bands and musicians that really made ’15 stellar! They may be in order for the sake of the almighty list…but I love them all equally. I hope you enjoy. [youtube][/youtube] 10. Chvrches – Every Open Eye The Scottish 3-piece have…


Video – The Decemberists – Make You Better

[youtube][/youtube] As all of you are well aware The Decemberists are releasing a new album on January 20th, and we here at Music Savage are pretty excited. The upcoming release is titled What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World and it is the Portland, OR band’s seventh studio release. I’m happy to share with you the brand new video for the first single, “Make You Better,” featuring everyone’s favorite woodworker/comedian Nick Offerman playing a befuddled, love-lorn German rock n’ roll show host in the 1970’s. What more can you ask for really? Enjoy “I Make You Butter.” Press play…

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Top 50 Albums of 2011 25-21

We all love lists, and we all love sarcasm. Though, I think its important to reflect upon the last year of music, I’m going to do so through the use of a list. It was a fantastic year full of awesome albums, and I’m going to count down a bunch of my favorites, and give you something to listen to while reading. 25. City & Colour – Little Hell City and Colour – Fragile Bird Dallas Green’s highly praised solo project City & Colour put out their 3rd album, a lyrically moody & morose album about pulling through all of…

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Video | The Decemberists – This is Why We Fight

Off their most recent album, the Decemberists release ‘This is Why We Fight,’ and I guess what they are trying to say is they fight for the post-apocalyptic high school children.  Great song, interesting video.

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Review | The Decemberists – The King is Dead

Down By the Water January Hymn The Decemberists are synonymous with songs of forlorned sailors, drunken seafarers and tempestuous characters of a time we’re all glad we missed.  When they released The King is Dead, there was an air of let down with this album as if The Decemberists had turned a deaf ear to what they do so well.  What is it we have with The King is Dead?  We’ve got one fantastic Americana album.  With help from Gillian Welch, and Peter Buck (REM) this album is damn fine. Opening track, Don’t Carry it All, is one of the…

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