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“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!

“Precious Little Things” by Sarah Blacker

“Precious Little Things” by Sarah Blacker

Sarah Blacker has steadily been gaining attention around her home of New England since her debut album, The Only Way Out Is Through, came out in 2009. Recently, she was named Female Performer of the Year in the New England Music Awards and has toured with big names like Rusted Root, Sara Bareilles, and Jason […]

“The Next Day” by David Bowie

“The Next Day” by David Bowie

WERS is celebrating David Bowie’s latest release, The Next Day, as our April Album of the Month! “Here I am, not quite dying,” David Bowie chants along on the upbeat title track to his first new album in ten years, The Next Day. “My body left to rot in a hollow tree, its branches throwing shadows on […]

“Forever Endeavor” by Ron Sexsmith

“Forever Endeavor” by Ron Sexsmith

Breaking into the music scene, or any arts scene, is a young person’s game. It’s a lifestyle of concentrated rejection and perpetual toil – never quite knowing when or if you’ll “make it”. But Ron Sexsmith is a journeyman. Sexsmith has lived the lifestyle of an under the radar indie-folk artist into his 40’s. For […]

“Live From the Artists Den” by Amos Lee

“Live From the Artists Den” by Amos Lee

“Live From the Artists Den” – a PBS program currently in its fifth season – is known for producing select quality recordings of eminent musicians in historic locations across the United States. Previous artists and locations that have been featured by this musical project range from Rufus Wainwright, in The Church of the Ascension, to […]

“Guster: Live Acoustic”

“Guster: Live Acoustic”

The Boston natives in Guster may be known for their onstage humor, but their newest release Guster: Live Acoustic is all about the music. The band’s latest release, recorded live on their Spring 2012 acoustic tour with the Guster String Players packs all of the punch without any of the unnecessary bells and whistles. The […]

“The Lives Inside…” by Matt Pond

“The Lives Inside…” by Matt Pond

Born and raised in New Hampshire, New England native Matt Pond has quite the success story. His name may not ring a bell, but you have probably heard his work on the small and big screens. A song featured in a Starbucks’ holiday commercial (“Snow Day”) as well as co-writing the score for the film […]

“Bang Bang Boom Boom” by Beth Hart

“Bang Bang Boom Boom” by Beth Hart

Inspired by a myriad of genres such as blues, classical, and gospel, Beth Hart is a powerhouse who brings a strong female voice to the genre of soul. Her latest album Bang Bang Boom Boom is the 10th album since her debut in 1993. Throughout her career, Hart has collaborated with rock stars such as […]

“Mala” by Devendra Banhart

“Mala” by Devendra Banhart

It’s the feeling you get when you find yourself somewhere that dances on the line between familiar and new. A sort of déjà-vu where you can’t tell if you’ve been here before in a dream or in reality. Sort of exciting but still strangely comfortable. This is Devendra Banhart’s newest LP release, Mala (2013). A […]

“Bigfoot” by Cayucas

“Bigfoot” by Cayucas

It is that time of the year when music fans start putting together their playlists for summer, and Cayucas’ latest album Bigfoot should without a doubt be on the top of that list. The April third release brings the band’s second album in the past two years, and guarantees the perfect soundtrack for a summer […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

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