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On the Verge: Caitlin Crosby

On the Verge: Caitlin Crosby

Caitlin Crosby stopped by the WERS studio to play us a couple of tracks from her new EP, Save That Pillow. She was dressed immaculately in a modest floral lace dress, a house key on a ball chain around her neck, and a felt hat. She quickly warmed up and then jumped right in to […]

You Blew It! Live In Studio

You Blew It! Live In Studio

  Emo is a dirty word. It’s too general of a music genre that, admitting to listening to, could make you an outcast in an instant. A few really bad mislabeled bands from the mid 2000s make me scared to admit to listening to The Promise Ring or American Football, or even Cap’n Jazz. However, […]

Sarah Borges Live In Studio

Sarah Borges Live In Studio

During her busy week that includes a CD release party, performance with Girls, Guns and Glory, and being a mother, Massachusetts native and Emerson alum Sarah Borges had just enough time to stop by WERS studio. She played three songs off of her upcoming album, Radio Sweetheart, which is released Friday, and answered a few […]

Pinkalicious Live on the Playground

Pinkalicious Live on the Playground

Laughter, nervous smiles and singing rehearsal filled the WERS Performance Studio earlier Saturday morning before the Pinkalicious the Musical cast’s appearance on Playground. Lucy Perrotta, Margaret McFadden and Alec Shiman visited the studio to perform three of their songs from the hit show whose success took everyone by surprise; though Pinkalicious the Musical began with […]

On the Verge: San Cisco

On the Verge: San Cisco

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 four piece indie-pop band San Cisco! Contrary to what you may think, San Cisco is not from San Francisco, but from Australia. As the band says, they […]

On The Verge: Firehorse

On The Verge: Firehorse

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 weeks’ artist On The Verge is Firehorse! Firehorse comes to the WERS studio in support of their sophomore album, Pills From Strangers. Leah Siegel fronts the band, which is one of her many projects. […]

On the Verge: David Ford

On the Verge: David Ford

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 singer/songwriter David Ford. Ford comes to the WERS studio all the way from the UK. Before going solo, Ford found success with the British indie group Easyworld, […]

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Live In Studio

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Live In Studio

“Holy roller, roll over me/ I’m looking for something else to see/ lasts so long/ hurts so bad/ But I want love in the aftermath,” sings Thao Nguyen of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down during the song “Holy Roller.” This was one of two songs Nguyen and her band mates recorded for WERS’ […]

The Fratellis Live In Studio

The Fratellis Live In Studio

Just this week the Fratellis stopped by the WERS 88.9 FM studios to play a few songs for us. The Fratellis is an indie rock band native to Scotland. You know them best by their hit songs “Chelsea Dagger” and “Henrietta,” but now the Fratellis are making more music that’s just as catchy. They released […]

Islands Live In Studio

Islands Live In Studio

Live Music Week happens bi-annually at WERS to raise money to keep our station running. We ask if you can pledge your support in order to keep us live on air, bringing you live performances from your favorite musicians. Pledges can be made here. Amidst the plethora of cables, a hefty pedal board with delays, and […]

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