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Artist of the Week: Vampire Weekend

Artist of the Week: Vampire Weekend

WERS is featuring Vampire Weekend as our Artist of the Week! Vampire Weekend first formed in 2006 shortly after frontman Ezra Koenig and drummer Chris Tomson began collaborating together while attending Colummbia University in New York. Two years later the newly formed group made a major splash with their self-titled debut. It displayed strong Afro-Pop […]

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. MS MR, SECONDHAND RAPTURE This is the debut album for the New York pop duo consisting of singer Lizzy Plapinger and producer Max […]

Artist of the Week: The Wild Feathers

Artist of the Week: The Wild Feathers

WERS is featuring The Wild Feathers as our Artist of the Week! The Wild Feathers are a brand new band breaking onto the scene.  Composed of Ricky Young, Taylor Burns, Joel King, Ben Jarvis, and Preston Wimberly, The Wild Feathers are quickly growing in popularity with folk and AAA fans.  The band was formed approximately […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

It’s the end of another week here at WERS, and time to take a look back at what history has been made on this day in the past. May 10th marks the birth of two music legends, John Ritchie in 1957and Paul Hewson in 1960. Never heard of them? Well, they grew up to be […]

Little Boots Live at Sinclair

Little Boots Live at Sinclair

Little Boots first hit the scene in 2009 with the release of her debut album, Hands, a strong night-on-the-town album that earned her favorable comparisons to contemporary Synth-Pop singers like Ellie Goulding and La Roux’s Elly. Now, four years later, Little Boots is continuing to bring the beats while taking on a more aural and […]

On the Verge: Wintersleep

On the Verge: Wintersleep

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,  the indie Wintersleep, have come a long way from Canada to make it into the WERS studio.  The band from Halifax, Nova Scotia comes from humble beginnings.  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. Akron/Family, Sub Verses This is the seventh full studio album from the folk rock experimental trio, Akron/Family. The album was produced by Randall Dunn. […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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