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Concert Watch: Oct. 2 – Oct. 8

Concert Watch: Oct. 2 – Oct. 8

A new month means a new set of shows! Let’s take a quick look at all the WERS favorites stopping in Boston to kick off October: Wednesday, October 2 – ZZ Ward w/ The Wild Feathers @ Paradise Rock Club The Down & Dirty Shine Tour comes to the Paradise Rock Club tonight with a […]

New Music Tuesday: Oct. 1

New Music Tuesday: Oct. 1

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. DR. DOG: B-Room This is the eighth studio release from the Pennsylvania-based band. The tracks are reminiscent of the band’s previous albums and […]

Artist of the Week: Tame Impala

Artist of the Week: Tame Impala

This week we’re featuring Tame Impala as our Artist of the Week! Hailing from Perth, Australia, Tame Impala has spent the better part of five years defining contemporary psych-rock with 2010′s Innerspeaker, last year’s Lonerism and a jam-packed international tour schedule. They’ll be hitting the Agganis Arena with headliners The Flaming Lips, and have cut […]

On the Verge: Vikesh Kapoor

On the Verge: Vikesh Kapoor

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 singer-songwriter Vikesh Kapoor. Kapoor comes to the studio in support of his upcoming debut album, The Ballad of Willy Robbins. As the title suggests, it is a […]

This Week In Music History: Sept. 23-27

This Week In Music History: Sept. 23-27

This week in music history is full of birthdays (i.e. Avril Lavigne) and debuts, but here are some of the most influential events that took place this week in music history! Born this week, on September 23rd, 1930, was the legendary Ray Charles. One of the most prolific rhythm & blues and soul artists of […]

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of Roxy Music in honor of Bryan Ferry’s 68th Birthday. Bryan Ferry was born in Washington, England to a small working class family. Ferry formed Roxy Music in 1970 beginning with Graham Simpson, Andy Mackay, and Brian Eno. There were many exchanging members of Roxy […]

Concert Watch: Sept. 25 – 30

Concert Watch: Sept. 25 – 30

Greetings concertgoers! It looks like autumn is starting to creep in, and we have quite a selection of artists coming into town to ring in the new season: Wednesday, September 25th – KT Tunstall @ Somerville Theatre Coming all the way from Scotland, KT Tunstall returns to Boston tonight. Last weekend James Reed of the […]

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 24

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 24

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. DEER TICK: Negativity This is the fifth studio release for the Rhode Island indie-rock band. The album’s 12 tracks reflect a range of […]

Artist of the Week: Grouplove

Artist of the Week: Grouplove

This week we’re featuring GROUPLOVE as our Artist of the Week in celebration of their new album, Spreading Rumours! The origin story of Los Angeles-based indie band Grouplove is a hippie with a guitar’s dream– two crazy kids meet in Manhattan, develop a sound and discover three additional members during an artist’s residency in Crete, […]

This Week in Music History: September 16-20

This Week in Music History: September 16-20

Happy Friday! That means it’s time for a look back at music history. On this day in 1975, David Bowie scored his first #1 single in the United Sates. “Fame” was the first to reach the top of the charts in the States, as well as the first to even breach the top 10. The […]

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