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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 […]

Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album

Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album

Reports of new music from industrial-rock band Nine Inch Nails were confirmed in May of this year, promising a new record out by the end of 2013. Now we know that the album, called Hesitation Marks, will officially be released on September 3rd. If that seems like a long ways away for you, don’t worry—Nine […]

Artist of the Week: The Mowgli’s

Artist of the Week: The Mowgli’s

WERS is featuring eight-piece, California-based collective The Mowgli’s as our Artist of the Week! Named after a character from The Jungle Book, The Mowgli’s are a band whose consistently dense harmonies and collaborative songwriting process demonstrate an intense belief in community, unity, and universal love. Their belief in the unifying power of music is so strong that, […]

New Pixies Song, “Bagboy”

New Pixies Song, “Bagboy”

Following news that Kim Deal left the Pixies, it seems the band is ready to move forward with new music. This morning saw the release of a new song called “Bagboy” as well as an accompanying video (which you can watch here) directed by Lamar + Nik. “Bagboy” was recorded last October and apparently does […]

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