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Top Tunes – The 2018 Savannah Stopover Edition

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Up-and-coming bands. The latest sounds. A cool American city.

NewsWhistle wishes it could be at Savannah Stopover this year.

The music festival – which serves as a lead-up to SXSW – takes place in Savannah, Georgia from March 8th to March 10th of this year.

If you want to learn more about the festival, click here.

If you want to hear some great songs that will be played there, kindly read on.

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AWOPBAMBOOM Volume 95 – Select Songs for Fellow Travelers

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From “pronoun” to the “of Montreal,” here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week.

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Vundabar – “Tonight I’m Wearing Silk”

Try pegging this band down. You can’t. They’re talented and restless. A definite hummingbird in the indie rock realm.

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Bat Fangs – “Rock The Reaper”

Joan Jett muscle with Go-Go’s appeal.

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Caroline Rose – “Song No. 5”

A clarion call for bird flips and shaking hips.

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Michael Nau – “Love Survive”

If you’re a fan of James Taylor, Billy Joel, or Paul Simon, you’ll enjoy this contemporary take on male strength and vulnerability. An earthy and masculine tune.

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pronoun – “just cuz you can’t”

If Joy Division had a happier female lead singer from Brooklyn…

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of Montreal – “it’s different for girls”

We love the Pet Shop Boys sound – but adore the lyrics even more.

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Honduras – “Hollywood”

If you like the Velvet Underground, this song is magic.

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Plastic Picnic – “Bite”

Who-hoo-hoo. A resplendent retro delight.

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If you’d like to hear more bands, here’s a link to the official Savannah Stopover playlist on Spotify.

Enjoy!

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Lead-In Image (2017 Savannah Stopover) Courtesy of Savannah Stopover, Noisy Ghost PR, and Photographer Geoff L Johnson

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