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Best Coast Shares New Single

Best Coast Shares New Single

“This Lonely Morning” was released this week from Best Coast’s newest EP Fade Away (out October 22nd), following last month’s release of the single “I Don’t Know How.” The bright surf rock tune explores the hours, days, and countless other times spent waiting for a certain someone to call, and the inevitable haze that comes […]

CHVRCHES Already Planning Next Album

CHVRCHES Already Planning Next Album

On September 24th, Chvrches released their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, to universal critical acclaim. The album debuted at number 12 on the U.S. charts and ranked even higher overseas. The Scottish trio recently revealed in an interview on Billboard.com that they are looking forward to finding creative time to work on […]

Coen Brothers’ Film Has Star-studded Soundtrack

Coen Brothers’ Film Has Star-studded Soundtrack

Joel and Ethan Coen’s new movie Inside Llewyn Davis is a portrait of New York’s 1960s folk music scene. But it was more than just folk artists who promoted the film at an event in the Big Apple Sunday night. Musicians as varied as Elvis Costello, Jack White, and Marcus Mumford performed at the event, called […]

Michael Jackson’s Family Loses in Wrongful Death Case

Michael Jackson’s Family Loses in Wrongful Death Case

It would be difficult to have an existence in which you had never at least heard of the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson — or to have never seen his iconic “Thriller” video that revolutionized the MTV generation. It would also be difficult not to remember the fateful day he died a little over […]

Throwback Thursday: Sting

Throwback Thursday: Sting

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of the Police in honor of frontman Sting’s 63rd Birthday! Gordon Matthew Thomes Sumner is better known by his stage name Sting and was born October 2nd, 1951. Growing up in Wellsend, England Sting used to sneak into the nightclubs to catch acts like Cream […]

New Album From The Strokes’ Guitarist Hammond Jr.

New Album From The Strokes’ Guitarist Hammond Jr.

The new and improved guitarist of The Strokes is ready to release some new solo material. Hammond Jr. recently opened up about his debilitating heroin addiction (which lasted from around 2006 until 2009) in an NME article, saying that by his second solo album (Como Te Llama?) he was in “a dark place.” But now, […]

First Ever YouTube Awards to Air Nov. 3

First Ever YouTube Awards to Air Nov. 3

You may be familiar with a somewhat popular video streaming website: YouTube. They’re kind of a big deal and now they’re ready to flaunt it. November 3rd will mark the date of the first annual Youtube Awards. Taking place at Pier 36 in New York City, the event will be live streamed and feature some […]

Velvet Underground Reissuing White Light/White Heat

Velvet Underground Reissuing White Light/White Heat

For their 45th anniversary, Velvet Underground is reissuing their second LP, White Light/White Heat this December 3rd. Universal Music is set to release a three-disc anniversary disc of the band’s previously recorded album back in the hey day of 1967. The Velvet Underground has a rich history starting off in the late ’60s to early […]

Concert Watch: Oct. 2 – Oct. 8

Concert Watch: Oct. 2 – Oct. 8

A new month means a new set of shows! Let’s take a quick look at all the WERS favorites stopping in Boston to kick off October: Wednesday, October 2 – ZZ Ward w/ The Wild Feathers @ Paradise Rock Club The Down & Dirty Shine Tour comes to the Paradise Rock Club tonight with a […]

New Music Tuesday: Oct. 1

New Music Tuesday: Oct. 1

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. DR. DOG: B-Room This is the eighth studio release from the Pennsylvania-based band. The tracks are reminiscent of the band’s previous albums and […]

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