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Jay Psaros “Sugar Coat Band”

Video by Mariel Wade

First Aid Kit Live In Studio

First Aid Kit Live In Studio

Swedish sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg may have initially stolen folk lovers’ hearts with their video cover of Fleet Foxes’ “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song,” which portrays the flannel-clad pair in the middle of the woods around the time their first EP came out in 2008. But while the rendition racked up the views on YouTube, […]

Sarah Jarosz “Ring Them Bells”

One of our staff favorites of Live Music Week 2012! Check out all the LMW coverage featuring interviews, videos, and much more!   Video by Jake Sorgen

Discover: “Delta Spirit”

Discover: “Delta Spirit”

Delta Spirit’s self-titled album is the WERS April Album of the Month!

Ryan Fitzsimmons

Ryan Fitzsimmons

Boston-based singer-songwriter Ryan Fitzsimmons brought a quartet of musicians into the studio at WERS to round out his sprawling folk sound. The mandolin and violin especially set his sound apart by harkening back to past decades and filling out his guitar melodies. He played three standout tracks from his latest album “Cold Sky,” starting with […]

Youth Lagoon Live In Studio

Youth Lagoon Live In Studio

A young prodigy in the art of homemade musical arrangement, Trevor Powers came to WERS today with a purpose. I am convinced that he knew how impressive his performance was going to be from the moment he walked in. Twenty-two year old Trevor carries a sense of confidence beneath his humble appearance and it’s so […]

Chris O’Brien

Chris O’Brien

Local singer-songwriter Chris O’Brien stopped by for an in-studio performance and shared his humor and dance moves with the WERS staff. Before going on-air, the Harvard student and Western Mass native sat down for a little Q & A. Q: What do you do to pass the time on tour? How do you keep yourself […]

The Brew

The Brew

Indie rock band The Brew came into WERS today for a live mix. Though they just recently finished up their US tour, traveling to states like Nebraska and New Mexico (Taos, besides Boston, was Chris’ favorite place to travel to during tour), they will be traveling through the east coast from now until June. The […]

“Wrecking Ball” by Bruce Springsteen

“Wrecking Ball” by Bruce Springsteen

“Wrecking Ball” is the Album of the Month! But it’s already proving hard to beat for the year…

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