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Bell X1 Live In Studio

Irish pop-rock group Bell X1 were once referred to as “Irish rock’s most likeable band” by The Irish Times in 2009. Such a title sets high expectations, yet it was soon clear that the gentlemen from the Emerald Isle were very much deserving of the label when they stopped by the WERS studio last week […]

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay recently announced that they will release a new live CD/DVD on November 20 simply titled Live 2012. Directed by Paul Dugdale, who also directed concert films for both Adele and the Prodigy, the concert film features footage from various stops on the group’s Mylo Xyloto world tour including a headlining performance at the Glastonbury […]

Inside Mumford & Sons: Babel to Air on WERS

Inside Mumford & Sons: Babel to Air on WERS

Have you heard the new Mumford and Sons record, Babel? It was just released yesterday through Glassnote Records and we can’t stop spinning it in our office! It’s been highly anticipated since their extremely successful Sigh No More and a string of sold-out tour dates. The band said the following about Babel: “We are more than excited […]

On the Verge: Bahamas

On the Verge: Bahamas

Afie Jurvanen of Bahamas came inready to exude some breezy summer in the studio even though fall has just begun. One might question his ability to bring justice to a name like Bahamas as a Canadian, but he does seem to master the easy tempered tone of an island mentality within his music. Although Jurvanen’s […]

How to Destroy Angels to Release New EP

How to Destroy Angels to Release New EP

Trent Reznor just announced big news about his latest musical project, How to Destroy Angels, in a Facebook message to his fans. The band features Reznor’s wife Mariqueen Mandig and Academy Award winning collaborator Atticus Ross. This all-star ensemble just signed to Columbia with plans on releasing a new EP this November titled An Omen […]

Emmylou Harris and Mumford & Sons on Crossroads

Emmylou Harris and Mumford & Sons on Crossroads

Emmylou Harris, revered folk singer-songwriter, and Mumford & Sons are teaming up this week for an episode of CMT Crossroads. The CMT show is famous for pairing various folk and country artists together for one superstar evening. Marcus Mumford has openly referred to Harris as a huge inspiration for their folk rock sound, and says, […]

Scott Walker Announces New Album

Scott Walker Announces New Album

Legendary singer Scott Walker has recently announced his latest album. Titled Bish Bosch, it’s his newest release since 2006’s dark and eerie The Drift. Scheduled to be released on December 4th, Bish Bosch looks to continue his legendary and curiously underrated discography with yet another fantastic album. Stated to be an influence on many modern […]

Grizzly Bear at the Orpheum Theater

Grizzly Bear at the Orpheum Theater

Grizzly Bear’s concert last night at the Orpheum Theatre put me in a position where I was seeing a band days after the release of new material. In preparation, I spent the last few days forcibly familiarizing myself with their 4th full-length album, Shields, released on September 18th. Grizzly Bear’s albums tend to be “growers”, […]

Ben Howard at the Paradise

Ben Howard at the Paradise

The weather Saturday night could not have been better for waiting in line for a great concert, which was lucky for the huge crowd that turned up for Ben Howard’s show at the Paradise Rock Club. The line stretched far down the sidewalk and around the block, made up of a variety of Howard fans: […]

BBC 6 to Release Music Compilation

BBC 6 to Release Music Compilation

To celebrate it’s tenth anniversary, BBC 6 is releasing a compilation CD of “live recordings from the station’s first decade” (Pitchfork.com) The CD, titled This Is BBC Radio 6 Music Live, will be a double album coming out September 24th. It will feature Thom Yorke, Beck, Arcade Fire, The Vaccines, Fleet Foxes, the Shins, MGMT, […]

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