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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 […]

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 […]

On the Verge: Poor Moon

On the Verge: Poor Moon

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is Poor Moon, the side project of Casey Wescott and Christian Wargo of Fleet Foxes. Don’t worry, Fleet Foxes are still around and Wargo and Wescott are still members! […]

Naughty Water Live In Studio

Naughty Water Live In Studio

The members of Naughty Water hail from Brighton, but their sound draws inspiration from much farther away, both in time and space. All members of the band (Phil Stanley, Sam Small, Dave Becker, and Tyler Brooks) share a love of the many artists that have so heavily shaped their sound. They described themselves as a […]

On the Verge: honeyhoney

On the Verge: honeyhoney

Santo and Ben Jaffe, the two core members of California band honeyhoney, were incredibly amusing to witness in person with their back and forth wisecracks and playful sarcasm. Their conversational chemistry lends itself well to their music, which pulls from rootsy stylings and adds them to the roster of impressive new Americana and folk musicians. […]

On the Verge: Plants and Animals

On the Verge: Plants and Animals

Every Tuesday at 4:15pm, WERS highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming in our weekly On The Verge series. This week we are featuring Montreal based indie-rockers, Plants And Animals! Plants And Animals were formed back in 2004 by Warren Spicer (vocals and guitars), Nic Basque (vocals, bass, keys, guitars) and Matthew Woodley (drums, vocals). […]

Andrew Bird Live In Studio

Andrew Bird Live In Studio

Making a name for yourself is hard to do in a time where new bands are constantly emerging, begging for the spotlight and labeling themselves with a genre. Andrew Bird, whose first album came out in 1996, has worked diligently not only to come up with a trademark sound, but to defy simple stereotypes. “I […]

On the Verge: The Mastersons

On the Verge: The Mastersons

Fresh off the road with Steve Earle, clad in jeans, a white scarf, and black hats; the husband and wife duo The Mastersons joined us for an On The Verge this afternoon. Chris Masterson and Eleanor Whitmore released their debut as a band, Birds Fly South, back in April. When asked about composing the songs, Chris […]

On the Verge: Ben Lear

On the Verge: Ben Lear

Every Tuesday at 4:15pm, WERS highlights an artist that we feel is just about to make it big in our weekly “On The Verge” series. This week we have picked Brooklyn, New York-based singer-songwriter, Ben Lear. Lear recently released his debut album, Lillian, which Lear himself describes to be a “folk-opera” .  Lillian tells the story of a young […]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit […]

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