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Dan & The Wildfire

Dan & The Wildfire

Dan & the Wildfire came into the studio to perform a live set for WERS’ Live Music Week. The lively folk/rock group played three songs off of their second album Smoke Signals, which the group self-released in October of 2012. Dan & the Wildfire is composed of five members: the titular Dan himself, who is […]

“Optica” by Shout Out Louds

“Optica” by Shout Out Louds

WERS is celebrating the Shout Out Louds’ ‘Optica’ as our May Album of the Month!

Bright Eyes Sees Hit 2005 Album Go Gold

Bright Eyes Sees Hit 2005 Album Go Gold

The RIAA has announce that Bright Eyes’ 2005 I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning has gone gold. Selling 500,000 units, the classic album is the first gold album for Saddle Creek Records. Robb Nansel of Saddle Creek explained their humble thoughts in a statement on their site, much of it trying to find the overall meaning […]

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. NOAH AND THE WHALE, HEART OF NOWHERE This is the fourth release from the English folk rock band Noah and the Whale. The […]

Neutral Milk Hotel Reunite For Tour

Neutral Milk Hotel Reunite For Tour

After a hiatus of almost 15 years, Neutral Milk Hotel has reunited for a long awaited comeback tour. One of the most critically acclaimed and beloved bands of indie rock history, Neutral Milk Hotel disbanded in 1999 for personal issues. The band only released two albums in the duration of their existence, which includes On […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s throwback Thursday we are playing a set of Iggy and The Stooges to commemorate the release of their latest album Ready To Die. Iggy and The Stooges are an American rock band from Ann Arbor, Michigan first emerging in 1967. The band had poor commercial success at first, but soon gained a […]

The Global Citizen Tickets Initiative

The Global Citizen Tickets Initiative

There’s a new way to see your favorite artists without spending a dime (no, not by sneaking in the back door)! The Global Citizen Tickets Initiative, an organization dedicated to the end of extreme poverty, allows concertgoers to win tickets through social activism. Huge acts like Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, My Morning Jacket, Neil Young, Fleet Foxes, Brandi […]

Concert Watch: May 3rd-4th

Concert Watch: May 3rd-4th

Good afternoon, concert-goers! This week’s lineup is almost as good as the weather we’ve been having, so let’s get down to it so you can start snapping up your tickets! Friday May 3rd- He’s My Brother She’s My Sister @ The Middle East This up-and-coming L.A. band is on the verge of widespread notoriety after […]

On the Verge: Nico Rivers

On the Verge: Nico Rivers

Nico Rivers, the self-described one man band and Emerson alumni, stopped by the WERS studios to play, not one, but two songs from his latest EP, To The Bone. A native of Marsh Field, Massachusetts’ shore line, Rivers has slowly built up his own brand of unique, bluesy-inspired folk music. A few years ago, Rivers […]

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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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