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Beatles Box Set Reissuing all US Albums

January 21st, 1964: a date that will live in infamy. Well, not exactly, but it was the date in which the Beatles first brought their wonderfully-melodic selves to the United States. In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of them treading on our soil, a Beatles box set will be released next month. The box [...]

New Music Tuesday: December 10th

Though new music tends to take a backseat to the monolith that is the holiday season, look closer, listeners– even as Santa dominates the airwaves, the last releases of the year are sneaking out into the public consciousness! Eat up, kids: Brendan Benson, You Were Right This Raconteurs member’s sixth solo release, You Were Right has been praised [...]

Grizzly Bear Guitarist to Embark on Solo Tour

Grizzly Bear Guitarist to Embark on Solo Tour

Daniel Rossen, guitarist of indie-rock group Grizzly Bear, has announced plans for a solo tour this upcoming spring. The tour makes stops across North America and will be Rossen’s first time hitting the road alone. Rossen is set to play music from his most recent EP along with material from his project Department of Eagles, [...]

The Walkmen on Indefinite Hiatus

The Walkmen on Indefinite Hiatus

As of this week, The Walkmen are officially on a “pretty extreme hiatus” according to the band’s interview with The Washington Post last week. The Walkmen have been active for fourteen years and have released seven well received studio albums, yet bassist/organist Peter Bauer revealed that none of the band members “wanted to make another [...]

Lana Del Rey Makes Short Film

  Since her breakout 2012 album Born To Die, I think most of us probably think of Lana Del Rey as “that girl who collaborates a lot with H&M” or “she did that song for Gatsby, right?” In other words, she’s kind of stepped off of the scene for a little while — until recently with [...]

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from JJ Cale in honor of what would have been his 75th birthday. John Weldon Cale was born on December 5th, 1938 and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cale had a passion for music and moved out to Los Angeles during the 1960s. [...]

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Concert Watch: December 5 – 7

Hope you enjoyed filling up on turkey and stuffing last week. Now that Thanksgiving’s out of the way everyone’s getting into the holiday spirit, including the music lovers here at WERS and out there in Boston! Thursday, December 5 – MGMT @ Orpheum Theatre Five years after their debut Oracular Spectacular, featuring infectious gold and [...]

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

New Music Tuesday: December 2nd

Halt, before you inset your standby Christmas playlist into the ol’ CD player– don’t believe what the top 50 lists are telling you, 2013 isn’t finished! Here’s the rundown of new music for the week. Black Flag, What The… After thirty years off, the groundbreaking group and Henry Rollins machine Black Flag is back with their [...]

Artist of the Week: MGMT

Artist of the Week: MGMT

MGMT released their third album, their first self-titled effort, this past fall and are currently touring the U.S. with a date in Boston this Thursday at the Orpheum! We are so thrilled to announce them as their Artist of the Week here at WERS. With roots right here in New England, founding members Andrew VanWyngarden [...]

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Brooklyn based folk-rock trio The Lone Bellow came to the Paradise Rock Club in Brighton this past Wednesday. Their stop in Boston is just one on a nearly continuous string of gigs since their self-titled debut albums release in January 2013. They played all the tracks from the album, along with a few new [...]

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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