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Artist of the Week: Lorde

Artist of the Week: Lorde

WERS is featuring 16-year-old New Zealand singer Ella Yelich O’Connor, better known as Lorde, as our Artist of the Week! Having been signed to Universal Music at the even more tender age of 13, Lorde’s music has already become a smash success back home and is starting to make rounds here in America. Last March, Lorde’s infectious […]

Concert Watch: July 10th-11th

Concert Watch: July 10th-11th

Concert Watch: July 10-11th Happy Wednesday, concert lovers! Boston’s coming alive with a number of festivals and open-air events in the coming weeks, but what to do while you’re waiting for the excitement to commence? It’s not too late to get your last minute tickets to a few wonderful shows coming through the area in the […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 9th

New Releases Tuesday: July 9th

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. BECK, I Won’t Be Long Earlier this week, Beck released a brand new single and today it will be available for digital download […]

Pearl Jam Announce North America Tour

Pearl Jam Announce North America Tour

After a strange countdown appeared on the famed Pearl Jam’s website at the very beginning of this month, fans were left to wonder what the ticking numbers meant. The general consensus was that it would be some sort of huge announcement—and it was. A little less than a week after the clock was posted, it […]

Artist of the Week: Camera Obscura

Artist of the Week: Camera Obscura

WERS is featuring Scottish Indie-Pop group Camera Obscura as our Artist of the Week! Originally conceived as a trio in 1996, Camera Obscura eventually swelled into a six-member group by the time they released their debut album, Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi, in 2001. The album helped them make a big splash in the Indie-Music scene thanks in […]

This Week in Music History: June 30th-July 6th

This Week in Music History: June 30th-July 6th

Happy holiday weekend! Though this week mostly goes down in history because of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, that doesn’t mean music stopped making history! And who knows, maybe Ben Franklin picked up a guitar and starting shredding with Thomas Jefferson on vocals after they signed the document.  Declaring a country’s independence is […]

Throwback Thursday: Independence Day

Throwback Thursday: Independence Day

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of patriotic songs from Woody Guthrie, the Violent Femmes, Don McLean, and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in honor of independence day. “American Girl” – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers This is the second single off of the self-titled debut album for Tom Petty & […]

Concert Watch: July 3rd–6th

Concert Watch: July 3rd–6th

Concertgoers, it’s time to celebrate the fact that you’re not British! Boo! They eat healthier food than us, usually! The worst! Grill up those hot dogs and forget your troubles this week with the upcoming concert forecast, which is sunny as it gets. Tonight – Cayucas @ Great Scott If this Santa Monica indie pop […]

New HAERTS Music Video

  HAERTS–Brooklyn-based quintet by way of England, Germany, and the United States, and who just opened up for Fitz & the Tantrums for their New York and Boston dates–released a music video for their song “All the Days”. The band consists of singer Nini Fabi, keyboardist Ben Bebert, guitarist Gerrett Lenner, bassist Derek McWilliams, and […]

New Releases Tuesday: July 2

New Releases Tuesday: July 2

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week PRETTY LIGHTS, A COLOR MAP OF THE SUN This is the fourth studio album for Derek Smith, better known as Pretty Lights. This […]

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