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Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

The WERS Artist Of The Week is the Scottish rock band, Frightened Rabbit.  The band just released a brand new EP called State Hospital and will be playing in Boston this Saturday night, October 6th at The Brighton Music Hall. Frightened Rabbit formed back in 2003 and is made up of Scott Hutchinson on lead […]

Later… with Jools Holland Returns to TV

Later… with Jools Holland Returns to TV

Despite America’s plethora of late night talk shows, we don’t have anything quite like Later… with Jools Holland. Returning for its forty-first season, Later… is a show dedicated entirely to music. Hosted by Jools Holland, the show has been going strong since 1992. Despite focusing primarily on rock and indie music, Later… has featured everyone […]

Interpol Releasing Deluxe Reissue of Debut Album

Interpol Releasing Deluxe Reissue of Debut Album

Interpol came strong onto the scene with their 2002 debut album Turn on the Bright Lights and to celebrate that breakthrough, the band is releasing a deluxe version of the album on the 10 year anniversary of its release. The band has announced that on November 20, they will re-issue a completely remastered version of […]

Efterklang Puts Out New Album

Efterklang Puts Out New Album

Efterklang, the dreamy electronic post-rock trio from Denmark, is back with their new album, Piramida. The name of the album, Piramida, comes from the a distant polar ghost town in the arctic circle that the group decided to inhabit for the purpose of field recording, taking video and finding further inspiration for their new album. Casper […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy final Friday in September. But just because September is ending, fall is just beginning, somewhat like the career if the Beatles on this day in 1963. Famous New York deejay, Murray the K knew little of the stir he was about to cause when he received a copy of the Beatles’ “She Loves You”. […]

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay recently announced that they will release a new live CD/DVD on November 20 simply titled Live 2012. Directed by Paul Dugdale, who also directed concert films for both Adele and the Prodigy, the concert film features footage from various stops on the group’s Mylo Xyloto world tour including a headlining performance at the Glastonbury […]

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re celebrating Bryan Ferry’s 67th birthday with a set of Roxy Music songs. I didn’t really become familiar with any of Bryan Ferry’s work, whether with Roxy Music or solo until I began working at WERS.  Fortunately for me, we play a lot of it.  Soon enough, I had listened […]

Concert Watch: September 26-29

Concert Watch: September 26-29

Hello, concert-lovers! This week is a lovely mish-mosh of genres for concert-going all around Boston—the fall season of heavy hitters just keep on rolling through, so catch them before they retreat to the studio once more! Wednesday, September 26th Grimes at the Paradise Rock Club –  Lovers of the indie and the strange rejoice—Grimes is in town. […]

Inside Mumford & Sons: Babel to Air on WERS

Inside Mumford & Sons: Babel to Air on WERS

Have you heard the new Mumford and Sons record, Babel? It was just released yesterday through Glassnote Records and we can’t stop spinning it in our office! It’s been highly anticipated since their extremely successful Sigh No More and a string of sold-out tour dates. The band said the following about Babel: “We are more than excited […]

How to Destroy Angels to Release New EP

How to Destroy Angels to Release New EP

Trent Reznor just announced big news about his latest musical project, How to Destroy Angels, in a Facebook message to his fans. The band features Reznor’s wife Mariqueen Mandig and Academy Award winning collaborator Atticus Ross. This all-star ensemble just signed to Columbia with plans on releasing a new EP this November titled An Omen […]

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