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Take the WERS Programming Survey

Take the WERS Programming Survey

88-9 WERS is working extra hard to get our sound right and we need your help letting us know what music you want to hear! When you have a few minutes, take our “Programming Survey” right here! We thank you and your assistance will make sure we’re playing the music you want to hear most! [...]

Win Tickets to See Elbow Live

Win Tickets to See Elbow Live

Elbow will be releasing a new album this March and we can’t wait to hear it in full! To celebrate, WERS Presents: Elbow Live in Concert on May 12! The English alternative rock band will be heading to the Royale, and we want you to go! WERS will be giving away tickets to the sold [...]

Win Tickets to Boston Calling Festival

Win Tickets to Boston Calling Festival

Membership has its benefits! Boston Calling happens May 23rd-25th at City Hall Plaza, and WERS wants our members to attend! Donate today to win tickets to Boston Calling. No pledge is necessary to enter the contest, but we hope you’ll support WERS. Get the contest details and pledge online, or by calling 1-617-824-8870! Boston Calling Music Festival [...]

The Walkmen’s Singer Releasing Solo Album

The Walkmen’s Singer Releasing Solo Album

Hamilton Leithauser, frontman of The Walkmen who broke my heart with their indefinite hiatus, announced last year that he was working on a debut solo album. It was reported that the album was due for release this spring and would featured collaborations with other members of the band. The album, titled Black Hours has officially [...]

Pharrell Williams Releasing Solo Album

After 2013’s “Get Lucky,” “Blurred Lines,” and “Happy,” Pharrell Williams is just about ready to bust into the new year with the release of his first full solo album in eight years. The record, G I R L, is stacked sky-high with guest features, including performance by Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, [...]

Oasis Reissue ‘Definitely Maybe’

While Oasis could be considered a two-hit phenomenon in America, a band with a devote but cult following at best, in England they were a pop culture behemoth in the 90s. Their debut album, Definitely Maybe, was (at the time) the fastest selling debut album in British chart history. They quickly went from clubs to [...]

Listen to Beck’s New Album In Flight

Listen to Beck’s New Album In Flight

If you’re planning on boarding a plane within the next month, Beck would like to provide your in-flight entertainment. His 12th studio effort Morning Phase hits land today. To celebrate his new album, Beck has partnered with Gogo, the in-flight internet provider, to stream the record to frequent fliers everywhere. Anyone with access to Gogo [...]

U2 Fan’s Just Have to Wait

Yeah U2 will have another album coming out soon, which will be number 12 for the Irish band — but they’re not rushing. In a recent interview with the band, they were very adamant about holding out on the album until it is perfect, as relevant as it can be. They do not want to [...]

Questlove to Guest Star on Law and Order

Most people know Questlove as the drummer of the band The Roots who have their own solo success but are also the in-house band for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, formerly Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. In addition to his great success with The Roots, Questlove is also a DJ, music journalist, and music [...]

St. Vincent’s New Album Streaming Online

Mark your calendars: St. Vincent’s new self-titled album drops on February 25th. The album features eleven tracks and will be released via Loma Vista / Republic Records. The self-titled album is energetic and funky – two adjectives that also describe Annie Clark, the mastermind behind the music. With voluminous white hair and sharp features, Clark’s [...]

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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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