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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. […]

Passion Pit “Carried Away” Music Video

Passion Pit “Carried Away” Music Video

Passion Pit released the fourth single “Carried Away” off of their most recent album Gossamer in early January, but earlier this month the band released a music video for the upbeat electronic love song. The music video for “Carried Away” came out on Valentine’s Day this year and was uploaded to the passionpitVEVO channel on […]

Artist of the Week: The Postal Service

Artist of the Week: The Postal Service

This week WERS is featuring The Postal Service as our Artist of the Week.  The band was formed when Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) lent some vocals to Jimmy Tamborello’s (AKA Dntel) album Life Is Full of Possibilities.  This led to them making an EP of remixes which in turn led them to the decision […]

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Tour

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Tour

After an almost seven year break, Justin Timberlake made his return to music via comeback single, “Suit and Tie”. Featuring a rap from Jay-Z and sleek, neo-soul production from Timberland, the single debuted at #4 on the Billboard chart. After a stunning performance of the aforementioned song at the Grammys it looked like the duo […]

Firefly and Bonnaroo Line-Ups

Firefly and Bonnaroo Line-Ups

The only way you couldn’t have known this information is if you’ve been actively ignoring social media, but both Firefly and Bonnaroo released their summer 2013 lineups this past Tuesday. Firefly Music Festival made its festival debut last year in Dover, Delaware with huge headliners like The Killers, Jack White and The Black Keys, with […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

It’s time for your weekly fix of music history. Looking back on the Februarys of yesteryears, many big names were making headlines. In mid February of 1967, Pink Floyd was hard at work locked away in the recording studio. Working on finishing up their debut album The Piper At The Gates of Dawn, Abbey Road […]

Throwback Thursday: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison

Throwback Thursday: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from Talking Heads to celebrate the 64th birthday of their keyboardist Jerry Harrison. Before he found fame as a member of Talking Heads, Jerry Harrison made his first splash as a member of the short lived yet highly influential punk band The Modern Lovers. This Boston […]

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