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Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

Cage the Elephant, The Avett Brothers, White Denim and more to play Bonaroo Music and Arts Festival taking place in Manchester, Tennessee announced its lineup for the summer. For a festival initially focused on jam bands back in 2002, the lineup has diversified immensely. Here are some of the acts to look forward to: Cage the [...]

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ John Frusciante Releasing New Album

John Frusciante just announced the release of his newest studio album, Enclosure, with his record label, Record Collection. This will be his eleventh solo album, not including those he recorded in the 1990s and 2000s with The Red Hot Chili Peppers. On Frusciante’s website, he is quoted saying, “Enclosure, upon its completion, was the record [...]

Devo’s Bob Casale Dies at 61

While Devo are best known for their Energy Dome hats and their 1980 hit “Whip It”, they have consistently pushed the boundaries of punk, new wave, and pop music throughout their nearly forty years of existence. The classic line-up of Devo consisted of two brothers: Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh and Gerald and Bob Casale. Ever [...]

U2 Releasing New Album This Summer

U2 has been receiving a lot of buzz lately due to the success of their song “Ordinary Love” that they wrote for the film Mandela. Having just won a Golden Globe for this single and also being nominated for an Oscar, the band definitely does not regret the decision to write this song for the [...]

Neko Case Adds New Tour Dates

Singer-songwriter Neko Case has announced tour dates for the upcoming months. Her travels include stops in Australia, Canada, and both coasts of the United States. Neko Case will also be making appearances at major music festivals including California’s Coachella, Washington’s Sasquatch festival and New York’s Governor’s Ball. Her upcoming shows will feature songs from her [...]

Villagers Release New Single

Irish band Villagers released a new track titled “Occupy Your Mind” purposely coinciding with the start of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Upon release, frontman Conor J. O’Brien accompanied the song with a few words speaking to the anti-gay laws in Russia, writing, “In the advent of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, please find attached [...]

The National’s Bryce Dessner Releasing Orchestral Album

Bryce Dessner is readying to release a three song orchestral album called St. Carolyn by the Sea on March 3rd. Although the musician is certainly most well-known for his part in The National on guitar, Dessner is also an incredibly talented arranger and composer. Dessner traverses genres quite beautifully between classical orchestra and full-fledged rock. [...]

Foster the People Look Back on “Pumped Up Kicks”

Lead singer of LA-based band Foster the People, Mark Foster, recently sat down with NME to discuss the breakout 2010 single and the effect – or rather effects – it had on society at the time. Foster explains in the interview how the song made the band extremely sought after by record labels out of [...]

Lana Del Ray Announces New Album Release

Former WERS Artist of the Month Lana Del Ray has confirmed a release date for her album. Well, sort of. A video recently surfaced of Lana meeting with fans and talking about her upcoming album Ultraviolence. After scoring her first number one single this past year with “Summertime Sadness” and winning a Grammy for best remixed [...]

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to Appear on ‘Parks & Recreation’

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to Appear on ‘Parks & Recreation’

The NBC hit show Parks and Recreation is currently in its 6th season and has been fairly star-studded, compensating for the loss of Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe from their main cast. Guest stars for this season have included stars such as Henry Winkler and Kristen Bell; and Jeff Tweedy is no exception. The frontman of [...]

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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