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New Music Tuesday: December 10th

Though new music tends to take a backseat to the monolith that is the holiday season, look closer, listeners– even as Santa dominates the airwaves, the last releases of the year are sneaking out into the public consciousness! Eat up, kids: Brendan Benson, You Were Right This Raconteurs member’s sixth solo release, You Were Right has been praised [...]

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from JJ Cale in honor of what would have been his 75th birthday. John Weldon Cale was born on December 5th, 1938 and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cale had a passion for music and moved out to Los Angeles during the 1960s. [...]

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Hope you enjoyed filling up on turkey and stuffing last week. Now that Thanksgiving’s out of the way everyone’s getting into the holiday spirit, including the music lovers here at WERS and out there in Boston! Thursday, December 5 – MGMT @ Orpheum Theatre Five years after their debut Oracular Spectacular, featuring infectious gold and [...]

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

Halt, before you inset your standby Christmas playlist into the ol’ CD player– don’t believe what the top 50 lists are telling you, 2013 isn’t finished! Here’s the rundown of new music for the week. Black Flag, What The… After thirty years off, the groundbreaking group and Henry Rollins machine Black Flag is back with their [...]

On the Verge: San Cisco

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 four piece indie-pop band San Cisco! Contrary to what you may think, San Cisco is not from San Francisco, but from Australia. As the band says, they [...]

Artist of the Week: MGMT

Artist of the Week: MGMT

MGMT released their third album, their first self-titled effort, this past fall and are currently touring the U.S. with a date in Boston this Thursday at the Orpheum! We are so thrilled to announce them as their Artist of the Week here at WERS. With roots right here in New England, founding members Andrew VanWyngarden [...]

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Greetings concert goers! Thanksgiving and Black Friday are both next week, so before the holiday fervor begins let’s take a look at some of the shows coming to town: Wednesday, November 20 – The Lone Bellow @ Paradise Rock Club The Lone Bellow burst triumphantly into the music scene earlier this year with their self-titled [...]

On The Verge: Firehorse

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 weeks’ artist On The Verge is Firehorse! Firehorse comes to the WERS studio in support of their sophomore album, Pills From Strangers. Leah Siegel fronts the band, which is one of her many projects. [...]

New Release Tuesday: November 19

New Release Tuesday: November 19

It’s New Release Tuesday at WERS, and the music community is abuzz with the latest releases from artists emerging from artists who are half your age and make fourteen times your salary. Do we have your attention? Excellent. Kurt Vile and the Violators, It’s A Big World Out There (And I Am Scared) If critical [...]

Artist of the Week: Polica

Artist of the Week: Polica

WERS is proud to announce that our artist of the week is Minneapolis alternative band Polica in celebration of their sophomore release, Shulamith.  Polica was born of another group’s demise– lead singer Channy Leaneagh left the duo Roma di Luna that consisted of her and her husband Alexei Casselle following the end of the marriage and [...]

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The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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