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7Horse Live In Studio

7Horse Live In Studio

The WERS studio had a visit from 7Horse today for a wonderful live performance. The duo, consisting of longtime friends and rock veterans Joie Calio and Phil Leavitt, draws its sound from Led Zeppelin and ZZ Top up to recent blues rock groups like The Black Keys. Their debut album, Let the 7Horse Run,  is about “laying something down […]

Joe Pug on Coffeehouse

Joe Pug on Coffeehouse

Expression exuded from Joe Pug’s face as he sang and plucked away at his acoustic guitar in the WERS studio, one square-toed cowboy boot planted on the floor, the other resting on the crossbar of the stool he sat on. The tensing and relaxing of his brow only served to exaggerate the sentiment in his […]

Great Lake Swimmers Live In Studio

Great Lake Swimmers Live In Studio

Tony Dekker, Erik Arnesen, and Miranda Mulholland of Great Lake Swimmers stand infront of me, packing away their guitars, violins, and banjos. Their music is a pleasing combination of folk with a touch of twang and a great vocal duet. They just performed three songs off of their newest album, New Wild Everything, for a […]

On The Verge: Peasant

On The Verge: Peasant

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is Peasant, whose second record, Bound For Glory, was released through Schnitzel Records on April 12th of this year. Peasant is the pseudonym of indie-singer songwriter Damian DeRose. He is currently touring through the end of June. They […]

The Kooks at the House of Blues

The Kooks at the House of Blues

If you were walking down the street, he may look like just another pubescent skinny hipster wearing tight jeans up to his belly button and a head of curls. But onstage at the House of Blues this past Saturday night, Luke Pritchard, the lead singer and guitarist of the English indie rock band The Kooks, transformed […]

Air Traffic Controller Live In Studio

Air Traffic Controller Live In Studio

WERS Artist of the Week, Air Traffic Controller, stopped by for a live in-studio session. In anticipation for the launch of their sophomore album, Air Traffic Controller is eager to show fans what they’ve been working on. Front-man Dave Munro showcased both new and old tracks in the live mix accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Steve Scott […]

“Out of the Game” by Rufus Wainwright

“Out of the Game” by Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright is the king of the theatrical, instrumental, and often strange, all of which make for a killer sound and plenty of headlines. Out of the Game, Wainwright’s newest album and first original recording since early 2010’s All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu, is all of the above. Since we last heard a new […]

Discover: “Little Broken Hearts”

Discover: “Little Broken Hearts”

Norah Jones’ new album “Little Broken Hearts” is our album of the month!

“Sweet Heart, Sweet Light” by Spiritualized

“Sweet Heart, Sweet Light” by Spiritualized

Spiritualized is a band often described as “space rock”, but it is not often that an album brings you so down to earth. Sweet Heart, Sweet Light is the result of harsh realities. It is the reflecting that you tend to do when you’re alone in your room and the inspiration you feel after it […]

“A Wasteland Companion” by M. Ward

“A Wasteland Companion” by M. Ward

M. Ward’s seventh studio album is the first to actually feature his likeness on its cover: A Wasteland Companion pictures the indie-folk artist’s majestically silhouetted pompadour set against an image of the moon. The album, which was released on April 10 by Merge Records, was recorded in eight studios and six cities (From west to […]

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