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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. PHOSPHORESCENT, MUCHACHO Muchacho is the sixth studio album from Phosphorescent, the working moniker for singer-songwriter Matthew Houck. Hailing from Alabama, Houck began recording […]

Morrissey Cancels Remainder Of Tour

Morrissey Cancels Remainder Of Tour

Iconic English singer and lyricist, Morrissey has cancelled the remainder of his tour dates due to illness and medical complications. After a serious of reshuffled tour dates and sporadic cancellations, a sickly path has been following Morrissey since the tours inception. Since previously cancelling tour dates in the fall of 2012 due to his mother falling ill, Morrissey faced […]

Mumford & Sons “Whispers in the Dark” Video

Mumford & Sons “Whispers in the Dark” Video

Mumford and Sons has had one of the most successful years with the release of their second studio album Babel that rushed to the top of the charts internationally. Babel was the fastest selling album in the UK and US selling 159,000 and 600,000 copies respectively. The  band released a new music video for the […]

Big Year Ahead For Joanna Newsom

Big Year Ahead For Joanna Newsom

In has been a somewhat quiet three years since Joanna Newsom released her last album, Have One on Me, back in 2010. Since The Milk-Eyed Mender, her 2004 debut, Newsom has pushed the boundaries of harpist commercial success with her three albums selling over a total of five hundred thousand copies in America alone. Each […]

New Strokes Video Released

New Strokes Video Released

By now, the music world has heard two new tracks off of The Strokes’ March 26th release Comedown Machine. “One Way Trigger,” the a-Ha’s “Take On Me” inspired track, has led people to think the album will be completely in the same vein. This would be a complete departure from The Strokes original sound and acceptance of frontman Julian […]

Throwback Thursday: The Kinks

Throwback Thursday: The Kinks

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from the Kinks to honor the 48th anniversary of their third single in a row to become a Top Ten Hot 100 hit and Top 3 UK hit, “Tired of Waiting For You”. The Kinks were at the forefront of the British Beat movement and […]

Concert Watch: March 13th-15th

Concert Watch: March 13th-15th

Ah, Boston in springtime. Great concerts, drunk people tripping over each other whether they’re Irish or not, and the sweet smell of lingering slush. Makes you want to take refuge at the latest killer show, doesn’t it? There’s plenty of greatness going on this week for you, whether your hangover cure is indie rock or […]

Weezer Sets Sail For Second Cruise

Weezer Sets Sail For Second Cruise

Super-fans of the Los Angeles native band, Weezer will be happy to know that the band is setting sail back into the water for their second annual Weezer Cruise. Wait, how can you combine paradise with one of the greatest alternative bands of all time? Well, it’s been two years since Weezer set sail aboard a Carnival cruise […]

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. DAVID BOWIE, THE NEXT DAY David Bowie’s first release in ten years, The Next Day, has finally dropped. Bowie was in the studio […]

Artist of the Week: Air Traffic Controller

Artist of the Week: Air Traffic Controller

This week WERS is featuring one of our favorite Boston bands, Air Traffic Controller, as our Artist of the Week! There is perhaps no more aptly-titled band than Air Traffic Controller – lead vocalist and guitar player Dave Munro was himself an air traffic controller in the US Navy.  During his deployment Munro recorded some […]

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