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New Release Tuesday: Sept.10

New Release Tuesday: Sept.10

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. Arctic Monkeys: AM Today celebrates the U.S. release of the fifth highly anticipated Arctic Monkeys album AM, putting a spin on lead singer […]

Artist of the Week: Neko Case

Artist of the Week: Neko Case

This week we’re featuring Neko Case as our Artist of the Week in celebration of her new album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You! Known first as a member of The New Pornographers and then as a successful solo act, Neko Case started by […]

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

The smell of fall is in the air, the kids are back at school, and it’s time for another look back at music history! On September 5th, 1946 Farrokh Bulsara was born in what used to be Zanzibar. Who is Farrokh Bulsara, you ask? Most people know him as the man, myth, and legend Freddie […]

Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of songs from The Cranberries in honor of lead singer Dolores O’Riordan’s 42nd birthday! Dolores O’Riordan was born and raised in Limerick, Ireland and was the youngest of seven children. It was in 1990 that O’Riordan auditioned for a band called The Cranberry Saw Us […]

Concert Watch: Sept. 5th – 7th

Concert Watch: Sept. 5th – 7th

Greetings, concertgoers! As you pack your backpacks for college, grad school, or your own kids, you’re going to need some sweet, soothing somethings to get you through those torturous school nights. Here’s what we’ve got on the menu for you this week! Thursday, September 5th – Glenn Tilbrook (of Squeeze) @ Brighton Music Hall It’s […]

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 3rd

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 3rd

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. Neko Case, The Worse Things Get, The harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight The More I Love You This is the sixth […]

NonComm: Our Top 5 Discoveries

NonComm: Our Top 5 Discoveries

WERS had a fabulous time at the NonCommvention in Philadelphia! Now that the convention has come to a close, WERS has picked our Top 5 NonComm Discoveries for 2013! Take a look below. 1) Homemade Jamz Blues Band The Homemade Jamz Blues Band first came across peoples’ radars when they came in second place at […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Happy Friday, listeners! Just as it’s been a beautiful week here in Boston, it’s been a lovely week in the world of music history. Here’s a couple fun facts to get you through yet another gorgeous, sunny weekend (total pain, right?). Today marks the birthday of Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and possibly complete […]

Concert Watch: May 15th-17th

Concert Watch: May 15th-17th

Happy Wednesday, concert-goers! Whether you’re passing through town for a graduation or two or are a permanent resident of the Boston scene, this week promises a bunch of terrific shows from new and established artists hoping to win you over with new material. Shall we take a look? Tonight, May 15 – Vampire Weekend @ […]

On the Verge: Marie Miller

On the Verge: Marie Miller

  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 folk singer-songwriter Marie Miller, who hails from the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia. Miller comes from a large and musical family; she’s the third of ten children. As she grew […]

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