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National Record Store Day 2013

National Record Store Day 2013

Record Store Day, the annual celebration of all things music and vinyl related (excluding the pants), returns on April 20th and there will be TONS of new records to pick up. Warner Bros. Records has recently announced their 2013 Record Store Day plans and plenty of familiar, WERS artists are featured. Some of the highlights […]

Boston Gets Its Own Music Festival

Boston Gets Its Own Music Festival

Chicago has Lollapalooza. New York has The Governors Ball. San Francisco has Outside Lands. Now, Boston has Boston Calling. The two day festival, announced earlier this week, will take place on May 25 and 26 (the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).) But where can a large music festival be held in Boston? The […]

Azealia Banks Covers The Strokes

Azealia Banks Covers The Strokes

You know that catchy little song off The Stroke’s first album It This It, that plays right before “Someday”? Remember how Julian Casablanca’s signature, distorted vocals and the band’s garage, new rock instrumentation sounds on the song “Barely Legal”? Well, the rap game’s newest it-girl, Azealia Banks has covered “Barely Legal” over a synth-heavy beat […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Spring is almost upon us, listeners, and what better way to thaw yourself out than with a little crash course education? There’s plenty of music history to go around this week, so let’s get down to it. It’s another year older, another year wiser for a number of male musical powerhouses this week. Celebrating a […]

Upcoming Nine Inch Nails Tour

Upcoming Nine Inch Nails Tour

Four years ago Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails went on what was supposedly their final tour, called the “Wave Goodbye” tour. Reznor released some big news on the Nine Inch Nails homepage today, making this no longer true. In a note from Reznor it says, “Nine Inch Nails are touring this year.” The 2013 […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from punk anomaly Lou Reed, who will turn 71 years old this Saturday! Throughout his career Lou Reed has weaved through many different styles of punk, experimental and avant-garde. He established himself as a rock visionary as the leader of the Velvet Underground and continued […]

David Bowie Releases New Video

David Bowie Releases New Video

David Bowie’s highly anticipated return with The Next Day, might not be released in the U.S until March 12th, but he has shared a second single, “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” with a Floria Sigismondi directed video. Bowie has worked with Floria in the past, but this time around, some nostalgia was brought to the […]

Concert Watch: Feb 28-Mar 2

Concert Watch: Feb 28-Mar 2

While today’s forecast is looking a bit dreary, this weekend’s concert weather is looking mighty bright. Take a look at who’s coming to town this weekend. The Wood Brothers – Paradise Rock Club – Thursday, February 28 The Wood Brothers, a pair of sibling musicians Chris and Oliver Wood, put out their first studio album […]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Release New Music

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Release New Music

After nearly four years since the release of their record, It’s Blitz! the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are making a long awaited come back with the release of a new album. Sure, we’ve heard material from members like lead singer, Karen O and guitarist, Nick Zinner in the past few years, but there is no denying […]

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. JOHNNY MARR, THE MESSENGER Johnny Marr, best known as the guitarist of The Smiths, has released his first entirely solo album, The Messenger. […]

Emerson College

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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