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This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

It’s a big week for birthdays in music this week in history, with some big WERS artists getting older, wiser, and closer to another four-disc career retrospective release. With Tracy Chapman, Norah Jones, and Eric Clapton all sharing a common birthday tomorrow and Richard Thompson, Muddy Waters, and Billie Holiday all ringing one in this […]

Reem Performs Live In Studio

Reem Performs Live In Studio

Boston’s up-and-coming rapper Kareem Sully, aka Reem, is a nineteen year old well on his way to fame. He has a vision much wiser than his age would suggest, artfully mixing samples of Tupac with his own style and unbelievable versatility on his first mixtape, HYPE!, released February last year. In an interview with popular […]

My Chemical Romance Announces Split

My Chemical Romance Announces Split

Teen angst all over the world suffered a blow this week when My Chemical Romance announced the end of their time together.  For the past twelve years, MCR have provided a soundtrack for teens that felt any rage, anger, or sadness– so, everyone at some point. Over their career the band released four albums, starting […]

“Victim of Love” by Charles Bradley

“Victim of Love” by Charles Bradley

Despite beginning his musical career so relatively late in life, Charles Bradley has unarguably made a name for himself as a phenomenal soul and R&B singer. Now in his 60s, Bradley is releasing his second album, Victim of Love. His songs echo iconic soul singers such as James Brown and Otis Redding. Most likely due […]

Dawes Live In Studio

Dawes Live In Studio

Dawes is an American folk rock band from Los Angeles, California made up of brothers Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith (respectively on guitar and drums), along with bassist Wylie Gelber, and keyboardist Tay Stratharin. The band was formed in 2009 when Blake Mills departed the original band, Simon Dawes, and Taylor and Gelber decided to take […]

“Awayland” by Villagers

“Awayland” by Villagers

A quick glance at the latest issue of Mojo magazine will reveal a striking and somewhat grotesque illustration of Villagers songwriter and singer, Conor O’Brien. Drawn as a Slaughter House Five reading fetus that is sharing space with a gecko in the belly of an ocean wave, the image itself is a bit too psychedelic […]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Release “Sacrilege” Video

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Release “Sacrilege” Video

As we find ourselves a couple weeks from April 16th release of Yeah Yeah Yeah’s release of Mosquito, the band has a couple surprises to reel us in tighter. A new video for Mosquito’s first single, “Sacrilege” was offered with a string of tour dates, including a stop at Boston’s House of Blues on May […]

Concert Watch 3/27-4/2

Concert Watch 3/27-4/2

The Rocket Summer – Brighton Music Hall, Wednesday, March 27 The Rocket Summer, solo-project of Bryce Avary based out of Fort Worth, Texas, is coming to the Brighton Music Hall tonight. Avary, a multi-instumentalist and singer-songwriter produces every track on The Rocket Summer records (he even plays all of the instruments, talk about a “one […]

On the Verge: Passenger

On the Verge: Passenger

Before Mike Rosenberg, the one-man act that is Passenger, performed his first show to kick off his tour in the US tonight, he decided to swing by our studio to play us a few tunes. The UK-born singer-songwriter has been through the ups and downs of the industry, spanning from busking on the streets just […]

Daft Punk New Album

Daft Punk New Album

Behind their trademark masks and fighting an endless wave of rumors, details regarding Daft Punk’s new album are finally surfacing.  Rumors for a return of the electronic musical pioneers began to evolve back in January and fans finally have received the first solid announcement regarding the French duo’s newest album. Random Access Memories is the […]

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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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