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New Purity Ring Video

Canadian music duo Purity Ring just released their new music video for their song entitled “Lofticries” off their current album, Shrines. After the release of Shrines in July of 2012, Purity Ring has been pulling in the attention of listeners’ worldwide. “Lofticries”, directed by AG Rojas, who has previously directed for artists such as Jack […]

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. SOUNDGARDEN: KING ANIMAL Rock band, Soundgarden released their sixth studio album, King Animal, today. It is their first album of new music in sixteen […]

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

The WERS Artist Of The Week is The Tallest Man On Earth, whose latest record, There’s No Leaving Now,  is out now! The Tallest Man On Earth is the moniker of singer-songwriter, Kristian Matsson who hails from Dalarna, Sweden and has been releasing records as The Tallest Man On Earth since 2006. The first Tallest Man On Earth […]

My Bloody Valentine Announce New Album

My Bloody Valentine Announce New Album

It has been over two decades since My Bloody Valentine released their seminal album, Loveless. Since then, fans have been dying to get their hands on any sort of follow up. While not the most prolific band, from 1983 (the year they formed) to 1991, they managed to release a handful of EPs and two […]

SXSW 2013 Announces First Bands

SXSW 2013 Announces First Bands

March is just around the corner… right? Well it certainly feels a little closer now. That’s because SXSW (abbreviation for South By Southwest, FYI) has just announced the first round of bands that will be performing at the nine day festival in Austin, TX. Some of the highlights include: Civil Twilight, The Dunwells, He’s My […]

Atoms for Peace Interviewed in Rolling Stone

Atoms for Peace Interviewed in Rolling Stone

Thom Yorke, the incredibly renowned and talented front man for the band Radiohead, has for a few months now been collaborating with his new group Atoms for Peace which consists of Yorke, Radiohead co-producer Nigel Godrich, and bassist Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Thom Yorke gave […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good Morning! It’s cold! Something you probably already knew with this sudden onslaught of frigid winter weather. Warm up with your weekly fix of music history right here! In 1967, one of music’s most notorious magazines published its first issue. Rolling Stone was published in San Francisco featuring John Lennon on the first cover in his outfit […]

The Killers Announce Tour

After appearing on late night programs like Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Colbert Report, The Killers released a new tour video last week for their latest single “Miss Atomic Bomb” off their new album Battle Born. The video features backstage and festival footage from a past tour of the UK filmed by director Giorgio Testi, […]

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating Bonnie Raitt’s birthday with a set of her music. Active since the 1970′s, Bonnie Raitt has been an icon for quite some time.  The early parts of her career are characterized by a roots influenced sound that was heavily acclaimed, if not widely popular.  That changed in the […]

Concert Watch: November 7th-9th, 2012

Concert Watch: November 7th-9th, 2012

Election hounds, lay down your weapons! The madness has subsided, normalcy reigns supreme, and it’s time to get back to the music. How are you going to top the free Aerosmith concert that took place in Allston earlier this week, you may wonder? We’ve got your cure right here. November 7 – Yeasayer (House of […]

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