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On the Verge: Xavier Rudd

On the Verge: Xavier Rudd

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is the Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Xavier Rudd. Rudd was born and raised in Torquay, Victoria and originally performed with the band Xavier and the Hum before choosing to […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. MUDHONEY, VANISHING POINT The Seattle-based alternative quartet, Mudhoney has released their eighth studio album, Vanishing Point. The record marks their first release in […]

Artist of the Week: Shout Out Louds

Artist of the Week: Shout Out Louds

This week, WERS is featuring Shout Out Louds as our artist of the Week! Stockholm’s own Shout Out Louds was formed in the early 2000′s by childhood friends Adam Olenius, Ted Malmros, and Carl von Arbin.  In 2001 drummer Eric Edman and keyboardist Bebban Stenborg were added to the lineup and the band got to […]

Throwback Thursday: John Denver Tribute

Throwback Thursday: John Denver Tribute

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set John Denver covers to commemorate the release of his upcoming tribute album The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver. John Denver was one of the most beloved and acclaimed singer-songwriters to emerge from the folk-music scene of the late 1960s and 1970s. A […]

On the Verge: Passenger

On the Verge: Passenger

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is the British Indie singer-songwriter, Mike Rosenberg more commonly known by his stage name, Passenger. Rosenberg began his career as the front man for the band of the […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. DIDO, GIRL WHO GOT AWAY British singer-songwriter, Dido, has released her fourth studio album, Girl Who Got Away. The record includes collaborations with […]

Artist of the Week: Frank Turner

Artist of the Week: Frank Turner

This week WERS is featuring English folk-punker Frank Turner as our Artist of the Week! Frank Turner was not always solo.  He first rose to prominence in the early 00′s with the post-hardcore band Million Dead.  After that band’s split, however, Turner went in a different direction.  Influenced by Johnny Cash’s excellent American series (with […]

On the Verge: Husky

On the Verge: Husky

This week’s artist On The Verge is the Australian indie-folk  band Husky who base themselves out of Melbourne. The four piece band is made up of Husky Gawenda, Luke Collins, Evan Tweedie and Gideon Preiss and they have opened for such acts as Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Devendra Banhart, The Shins, Gotye, and Noah […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. DAVID BOWIE, THE NEXT DAY David Bowie’s first release in ten years, The Next Day, has finally dropped. Bowie was in the studio […]

Artist of the Week: Air Traffic Controller

Artist of the Week: Air Traffic Controller

This week WERS is featuring one of our favorite Boston bands, Air Traffic Controller, as our Artist of the Week! There is perhaps no more aptly-titled band than Air Traffic Controller – lead vocalist and guitar player Dave Munro was himself an air traffic controller in the US Navy.  During his deployment Munro recorded some […]

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