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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from Bob Dylan to honor the 52nd anniversary of his first official concert ever! It was April 11, 1961. Bob Dylan had arrived in New York City three months earlier and quickly left a lasting impression on the folk community of Greenwhich Village. At the […]

The Mountain Goats Announce Tour

The Mountain Goats Announce Tour

The Mountain Goats have released tour dates for their TUTTLINGEN WARRIORS TOUR 2013, but this time around, there will only be two members on stage. Jon Wurster, originally the drummer of Superchunk, joined John Daniel and Peter Hughes in 2007, but Daniel explained through the band’s site, that Wurster will not be able to make […]

Concert Watch: Apr 10th-12th

Concert Watch: Apr 10th-12th

Hello, concert-goers! This week is the first stop in Boston for a great deal of acts who have been out of town for a while, so it’s our job to give them our biggest Bahston welcome. By that I mean, please do not spit on their shoes. It’s a great week for music, so let’s […]

New MS MR Music Video

New MS MR Music Video

Countless videos were coming out the wazoo today, including one from one of my absolute favorite bands, MS MR. The electro pop duo hailing from Brooklyn released the official music video for their single, “Hurricane” earlier today. While the song has a previous video compiled of wicked cool Tumblr images, the song needed a video […]

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 […]

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