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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 […]

Jack White Named “Record Store Ambassador”

Jack White Named “Record Store Ambassador”

As a man who has exemplified dedication to vinyl, Jack White has been named, “Record Store Ambassador” by Record Store Day. The event that occurs every April 20th will be dedicated to White who has not only had his hands in multitudes of rock bands, but also single handedly attempted to bring vinyl back in […]

Concert Watch: Feb 20th-27th

Concert Watch: Feb 20th-27th

Hey, concertgoers! Need a boost in the monotony of the ever-changing weather? Here’s what’s on the concert venue menu this week: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper – TT the Bear’s—Friday, February 22th Declared the Best in Boston by the Improper Bostonian in the summer of 2012, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper is the stage name of solo […]

The Postal Service Tour

The Postal Service Tour

The Postal Service is back together and have added another 17 concert dates to their recently announced reunion tour. This totals to a 29 date tour with stops at Coachella in April, throughout Europe, and in town at the Bank of America Pavilion. The Postal Service, headlined by Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, hasn’t […]

Phoenix Working On New Album

Phoenix Working On New Album

A month has gone by since fans of the French alternative music group, Phoenix received the news of the bands up and coming studio album, Bankrupt! It was only a matter of time before new material from the album was released, and that day has arrived. The band has shared a taste of the new […]

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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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