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Concert Watch: November 1-2

Concert Watch: November 1-2

Hello music lovers! Live Music Week may have come and gone, but there are still plenty of great live acts playing in Boston this week: Friday, November 1 – Neko Case @ The Orpheum Theatre The woman or “Man” behind October’s WERS Album of the Month, The Worse Things Get…, wraps up her North American […]

New Releases Tuesday : October 29

New Releases Tuesday : October 29

Is it Halloween or Christmas? This Tuesday has been jam-packed with fabulous releases,including one of the biggest drops of the year, so let’s dive right in. Arcade Fire, Reflektor This one’s a no-brainer: Arcade Fire only releases an album, historically, every three years, so any release is one to be thrilled about. Reflektor takes a different thematic […]

Artist of the Week : Arcade Fire

Artist of the Week : Arcade Fire

There was no clearer pick for WERS’ Artist of the Week than Arcade Fire– not only was their fourth effort Reflektor released this past Thursday, but their potential as a group poised for the mainstream has never seemed more likely. In 2010, their masterful work on The Suburbs  gained almost universal critical acclaim, but some confusion from […]

Young the Giant’s Second Album

Southern California rock band Young the Giant have a sophomore comeback up their sleeve. Due this January 21st, 2014, Mind Over Matter has enlisted Grammy-nominated producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck, Paramore, M83), and this time, the quintet’s eclectic collection is exploring a diverse set of sounds. The band knows their 2010 debut will be a tough […]

Kings of Leon Announce 2014 Tour

Kings of Leon Announce 2014 Tour

Kings of Leon have announced a new tour for 2014 supporting their latest album, Mechanical Bull. Gary Clark, Jr. will be supporting them for the first leg of the tour, which begins in Atlanta on February 5th. With the exception of a few dates that will go on November 2nd, tickets will go on sale […]

The Smiths Ranked on 500 Greatest Albums

The Smiths Ranked on 500 Greatest Albums

It’s been a big couple of weeks for Morrissey who put out his autobiography, entitled Autobiography, last week, and has now had one of his albums named Greatest Album of All-time by The New Musical Express (NME). NME is a weekly UK pop/rock music news journal that has been published since 1952. This week they put […]

Arcade Fire Perform as The Reflektors

Arcade Fire Perform as The Reflektors

So I’m a little confused. There’s a band called The Reflektors who look a lot like Arcade Fire. The Reflektors have played a handful of shows, including some secret shows in Montreal and New York, and are scheduled to play shows in Miami and Los Angeles later this month. They have released two tunes so […]

Record Store Day Preps for Black Friday

Record Store Day Preps for Black Friday

November 29, or Black Friday, marks the annual event that Record Store Day participants will organize, releasing exclusive record titles just for the day. Record Store Day is typically an annual April holiday taking place the third Saturday of the month but has recently expanded to incorporate the American tradition of unique limited special editions […]

Courtney Love Reveals Secrets In Memoir

Courtney Love Reveals Secrets In Memoir

It has an Amazon product page and description. There are already false rumors being spread of a December 2013 release date. Courtney Love’s aforementioned and buzzworthy memoir My Story is already making a name for itself, and she’s “just covering the bases.” The synopsis on Amazon claims the book will explore many tell-all subjects: the […]

Unreleased Led Zeppelin Songs Discovered

Unreleased Led Zeppelin Songs Discovered

It’s no secret that some highly anticipated digital reissues of Led Zeppelin’s studio album discography have been in the works for some time now. But in an interview with BBC Radio 6 on Wednesday, the band’s former vocalist Robert Plant revealed that he had recently discovered several unreleased tracks. “I found some quarter-inch spools recently,” […]

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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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