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This Week In Music History: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, R.E.M.

This Week In Music History: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, R.E.M.

With all of the craziness surrounding the Hub this morning, let’s take a break and look back on some landmarks in music history! On this day in 1965, The Beatles released their single “Ticket to Ride” on Capitol Records in the United States. The label stated at the time the song was from an upcoming […]

Record Store Day 2013

Record Store Day 2013

This Saturday, April 20th is Record Store Day! For the past six years, Record Store Day has been celebrated every third Saturday in April. It is a day to celebrate the music, art, and culture that gravitate around the independent record stores throughout the country, and internationally. A group of new and exclusive vinyl, CD, […]

Throwback Thursday: Nick Drake

Throwback Thursday: Nick Drake

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set a set of Nick Drake covers in honor of the release of his upcoming tribute album Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake. Nick Drake was a young English singer-songwriter, renowned for his light guitar based songs that sadly never reached an extremely large […]

Concert Watch: April 18th-20th

Concert Watch: April 18th-20th

Hello there, concertgoers! In the wake of utter tragedy, Bostonians have already proved themselves able to rise to the task just days after the events at the Boston Marathon, and everyone could use some well-deserved musical therapy. Fortunately, there are a number of incredible artists coming through the area this week to keep your heart […]

New Ellie Goulding Music Video

New Ellie Goulding Music Video

Producer, musician, and synth-pop extraordinaire Calvin Harris has just released his music video with the unstoppable British vocalist, Ellie Goulding for their smash hit, “I Need Your Love”. With the song taking a spot on both artists albums, 18 Months and Halcyon, the video to go along side this electro-dance track is nothing less of a match made in […]

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. THE FLAMING LIPS, THE TERROR Multi-Grammy-Winning psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips have released their thirteenth studio album, The Terror. It was produced […]

Daft Punk Preview at Coachella

Daft Punk Preview at Coachella

Coachella is in full swing of its first weekend and there are tons of amazing acts from every genre of music like Of Monsters and Men, Tame Impala , The Postal Service, 2 Chainz, Earl Sweatshirt and many, many more. One of the few acts that was not on the Coachella line up was legendary […]

Artist of the Week: JJ Grey and Mofro

Artist of the Week: JJ Grey and Mofro

This week at WERS we’re featuring JJ Grey and Mofro as our artist of the week! JJ Grey grew up in North Florida and had a typically Southern upbringing that he credits his valuing of hard work and self reliance – tenets that show up in all of his music – with instilling.  That experience, […]

New Single From The National

New Single From The National

One of the biggest successes to come out of the Brooklyn indie scene, The National, are releasing a new album titled, Trouble Will Find Me and is due out May 21st. The first song to surface was “Demons”, which is a melancholic art-rock tune about letting your demons get the best of you and allowing […]

Thom Yorke Gives Dating Advice

Thom Yorke Gives Dating Advice

Thom Yorke is a busy man, there’s no doubt about that. Along with being the creative force behind Radiohead, Yorke formed the band Atoms For Peace with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, Beck & R.E.M. drummer Joey Waronker, and Brazilian born Mauro Refosco. Atoms For Peace released their debut album […]

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