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New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

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. JAKE BUGG, JAKE BUGG Nottingham native, Jake Bugg has released his debut, self-titled album. The singer-songwriter is just nineteen years old and claims […]

The Flaming Lips New Music Video

The Flaming Lips New Music Video

A couple of days ago The Flaming Lips released a new music video for the song “Ashes in the Air” featuring Bon Iver. This song was off of the bands 2012 album, The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends. This was a collaboration album where The Flaming Lips made songs with the likes of Ke$ha, Biz […]

Artist of the Week: Charles Bradley

Artist of the Week: Charles Bradley

This week, WERS is featuring the Screaming Eagle of Soul himself, Charles Bradley, as our Artist of the Week. Charles Bradley is a revivalist in every sense of the word.  Not only is he a throwback to the soul (and showmanship) of the 60′s and 70′s, he also has a backstory that feels more like […]

Paul McCartney Announces New Tour

Paul McCartney Announces New Tour

Sir Paul McCartney is, without a doubt, one of the biggest names in modern music ever. His continued vitality can be put down to his status as both a figure of Beatlesmania nostalgia and a continually vital musical force. In the past decade he has released three albums under his own name, his third under […]

James Brown YouTube Channel Launch

James Brown YouTube Channel Launch

Home entertainment company Shout! Factory and the James Brown estate have come together to give the late James Brown an official YouTube channel and online site. Yesterday, Friday April 5th, was the 45th anniversary of Brown’s famed concert in Boston. For those who don’t know the story, the day after the assassination of Dr. Martin […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Calling all music aficionados! Did you know that April 5th has been a groundbreaking day in music for decades? Let’s take a look back. Today in 1976, Led Zeppelin released their seventh studio album, Presence. The album was released by Swan Song Records and recorded during the band’s more tumultuous times when Robert Plant was recovering from […]

Fall Out Boy Tour Selling Out

Fall Out Boy Tour Selling Out

Just in case you missed it, one of the greatest bands from the early 00′s is making a come back this year. Fall Out Boy shocked the world back in February with news of not only a reunion tour, but new music as well. Shortly thereafter, the band released their first single, “My Songs Know […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from The Rolling Stones, who just announced a new North American tour yesterday including a stop at the TD Garden in Boston on June 12! The new dates are an extension of the Stones’ “50 Years…and Counting” shows late last year marking the band’s 50th […]

M83’s Anthony Gonzalaz Scores Film Oblivion

M83’s Anthony Gonzalaz Scores Film Oblivion

You probably know M83 as the French duo who finally crashed the American charts last year with their sixth album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. It reached number fifteen on the U.S. Billboard 200 charts, and the hit single “Midnight City” could be heard everywhere all the time. What you may not know is that M83’s […]

Ra Ra Riot Gearing Up For The Shins Tour

Ra Ra Riot Gearing Up For The Shins Tour

Ra Ra Riot and the Shins will both be here in Boston this May for Boston Calling, but Ra Ra Riot announced that they will be opening for the Shins on a string of dates before and following the festival. It has also been announced that Ra Ra Riot will headline three shows with Cleveland’s […]

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To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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