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Great Lake Swimmers Live In Studio

Great Lake Swimmers Live In Studio

Tony Dekker, Erik Arnesen, and Miranda Mulholland of Great Lake Swimmers stand infront of me, packing away their guitars, violins, and banjos. Their music is a pleasing combination of folk with a touch of twang and a great vocal duet. They just performed three songs off of their newest album, New Wild Everything, for a […]

The Kooks at the House of Blues

The Kooks at the House of Blues

If you were walking down the street, he may look like just another pubescent skinny hipster wearing tight jeans up to his belly button and a head of curls. But onstage at the House of Blues this past Saturday night, Luke Pritchard, the lead singer and guitarist of the English indie rock band The Kooks, transformed […]

William Beckett Live In Studio

William Beckett Live In Studio

  Before The Academy Is… and Warped Tour fame, William Beckett played local shows in his hometown of Chicago under the name Remember Maine. It was just him and his guitar, back in the day, until The Academy Is… released their debut, “Almost Here,” one of the best pop-punk albums in a decade full of […]

Rocky Votolato on Coffeehouse

Rocky Votolato on Coffeehouse

Rocky Votolato recently released his seventh solo album, his first self-produced, and it’s awesome to see how he has grown as an artist since he came into the scene. In the mid 1990s, he was involved in two separate punk bands. Today, his music is distinctly folk – the kind of music you’d like to […]

Revo Radar: Zedd

Revo Radar: Zedd

Europe is home to some of the best and most dedicated electronica artists. Anton Zaslavski, or “Zedd”, a Russian-born German DJ, is one of these rising stars of the electric music genre. A classically trained musician, Zedd began producing his own music in 2002 in a German hard rock trio, Dioramic. In 2009, hearing Justice’s […]

Mieka Pauley at T.T. the Bear’s

Mieka Pauley at T.T. the Bear’s

It’s not unusual to find a rising star who will blow you off in a crowd, but even rarer to find someone who will stand in a crowd with you pointing at their own opener, and telling you how awesome their peers are. That’s local artist Mieka Pauley for you—an extremely talented, accomplished, and relatable […]

Air Traffic Controller Live In Studio

Air Traffic Controller Live In Studio

WERS Artist of the Week, Air Traffic Controller, stopped by for a live in-studio session. In anticipation for the launch of their sophomore album, Air Traffic Controller is eager to show fans what they’ve been working on. Front-man Dave Munro showcased both new and old tracks in the live mix accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Steve Scott […]

“Out of the Game” by Rufus Wainwright

“Out of the Game” by Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright is the king of the theatrical, instrumental, and often strange, all of which make for a killer sound and plenty of headlines. Out of the Game, Wainwright’s newest album and first original recording since early 2010’s All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu, is all of the above. Since we last heard a new […]

Discover: “Little Broken Hearts”

Discover: “Little Broken Hearts”

Norah Jones’ new album “Little Broken Hearts” is our album of the month!

“Neck of the Woods” by Silversun Pickups

“Neck of the Woods” by Silversun Pickups

The year 2012 has proved to be one of the most prolific years to date for Los Angeles alt rock group Silversun Pickups. This upcoming Memorial Day weekend the band will be playing the Sasquatch! Music Festival, for this year’s annual Record Store Day the group released a three track 10” vinyl with three previously […]

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