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Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of Roxy Music in honor of Bryan Ferry’s 68th Birthday. Bryan Ferry was born in Washington, England to a small working class family. Ferry formed Roxy Music in 1970 beginning with Graham Simpson, Andy Mackay, and Brian Eno. There were many exchanging members of Roxy […]

Tom Waits to Perform at Benefit

Tom Waits to Perform at Benefit

Another huge name has been added to the already stellar lineup for this year’s installment of Neil Young’s infamous all-acoustic Bridge School Benefit. Tom Waits has recently announced that he will perform at the event with Les Claypool (of Primus) on bass, Dave Hidalgo (of Los Lobos) on guitar, and Waits’ son Casey on drums […]

Hear Lorde’s Debut Album

Hear Lorde’s Debut Album

Some musicians have just got what it takes to get their music heard and heard often. In this case, New Zealand native crowns 16-year-old Ella Yelich-O’Connor, better known as Lorde, with that honor. Because of this, Lorde’s debut album, Pure Heroine, has been much anticipated and is finally available for streaming before its September 30th […]

The Horrors Talk About New Album

The Horrors Talk About New Album

The Horrors started off as psych-goth rockers enthrall to obscure 60s garage rock, impossibly skinny jeans and big hair. They still love the skinny jeans and garage rock, but they’ve grown into one of the key players in the UK psych scene. Once criticized for being more style than substance, the band proved their critics […]

Concert Watch: Sept. 25 – 30

Concert Watch: Sept. 25 – 30

Greetings concertgoers! It looks like autumn is starting to creep in, and we have quite a selection of artists coming into town to ring in the new season: Wednesday, September 25th – KT Tunstall @ Somerville Theatre Coming all the way from Scotland, KT Tunstall returns to Boston tonight. Last weekend James Reed of the […]

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 24

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 24

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. DEER TICK: Negativity This is the fifth studio release for the Rhode Island indie-rock band. The album’s 12 tracks reflect a range of […]

Stream Mazzy Star’s First Album in 17 Years

Stream Mazzy Star’s First Album in 17 Years

Yes, today is the day! 90s dream pop band Mazzy Star is picking up right where they left off–their much anticipated new album is hitting the stores and iTunes today in the United States. Their album, Seasons of Your Day, serves as a musical reawakening for vocalist Hope Sandoval and guitarist-songwriter David Roback who went […]

Artist of the Week: Grouplove

Artist of the Week: Grouplove

This week we’re featuring GROUPLOVE as our Artist of the Week in celebration of their new album, Spreading Rumours! The origin story of Los Angeles-based indie band Grouplove is a hippie with a guitar’s dream– two crazy kids meet in Manhattan, develop a sound and discover three additional members during an artist’s residency in Crete, […]

Mumford & Sons Announce Break

Mumford & Sons Announce Break

English folk rockers Mumford & Sons have revealed they will be taking a hiatus. The announcement follows their final tour date in Bonner Springs, Kansas. Keyboardist Ben Lovett revealed to Rolling Stone that the band is looking forward to being free of the commitments, pressures, and strict schedules that come with creating music and touring. […]

Arcade Fire Share Tracklist

Arcade Fire Share Tracklist

The tracklist for Arcade Fire’s highly anticipated Reflektor has been allegedly leaked. The tracklist surfaced yesterday on Amazon France but has yet to be confirmed by the band. The tracklist is as follows: 1. Reflektor 2. We Exist 3. Flashbulb Eyes 4. Here Come The Night Time 5. Normal Person 6. You Already Know 7. […]

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