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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. THE FLAMING LIPS, THE TERROR Multi-Grammy-Winning psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips have released their thirteenth studio album, The Terror. It was produced […]

Matt Costa Live at Brighton

Matt Costa Live at Brighton

Surf-rock swinging The Blank Tapes opened the show for Matt Costa at the Brighton Music Hall. “Would it be alright if we had a beach party?” percussionist Pearl Charles asked the audience before the band’s lead guitarist and singer Matt Adams and bassist DA Humphrey embarked on their set. With vintage charm and a wonderfully overwhelming danceability, the certainly […]

Daft Punk Preview at Coachella

Daft Punk Preview at Coachella

Coachella is in full swing of its first weekend and there are tons of amazing acts from every genre of music like Of Monsters and Men, Tame Impala , The Postal Service, 2 Chainz, Earl Sweatshirt and many, many more. One of the few acts that was not on the Coachella line up was legendary […]

Artist of the Week: JJ Grey and Mofro

Artist of the Week: JJ Grey and Mofro

This week at WERS we’re featuring JJ Grey and Mofro as our artist of the week! JJ Grey grew up in North Florida and had a typically Southern upbringing that he credits his valuing of hard work and self reliance – tenets that show up in all of his music – with instilling.  That experience, […]

Muse Live at TD Garden

Muse Live at TD Garden

If you would take one thing away from last night’s Muse concert, it would be this: Muse loves lights. They put them on everything from their guitars and grand pianos to their massive, pyramid shaped light show that expands and contracts and engulfs the entire band at certain points throughout the show. It is fitting […]

SKATERS Live at Brighton

SKATERS Live at Brighton

New York-based rockers, SKATERS, have been one of the most talked about new acts so far this year, particularly after their dynamic performances at South By Southwest in Austin last month. After their headlining show at the Brighton Music Hall on Friday, April 12th, it’s no surprise why. The band consists of Michael Ian Cummings […]

Two Gentlemen of Verona Live In Studio

Two Gentlemen of Verona Live In Studio

Members from the cast of Emerson’s production of Two Gentlemen of Verona swung by the WERS studios to perform a few songs for Standing Room Only. Anna Harissis, Lanea Ritrovato, and Jake Novak will star in the musical next weekend, among an enormous cast, with performances on April 18th, 19th, and 20th. The musical, originally […]

New Single From The National

New Single From The National

One of the biggest successes to come out of the Brooklyn indie scene, The National, are releasing a new album titled, Trouble Will Find Me and is due out May 21st. The first song to surface was “Demons”, which is a melancholic art-rock tune about letting your demons get the best of you and allowing […]

“Forever Endeavor” by Ron Sexsmith

“Forever Endeavor” by Ron Sexsmith

Breaking into the music scene, or any arts scene, is a young person’s game. It’s a lifestyle of concentrated rejection and perpetual toil – never quite knowing when or if you’ll “make it”. But Ron Sexsmith is a journeyman. Sexsmith has lived the lifestyle of an under the radar indie-folk artist into his 40’s. For […]

“Live From the Artists Den” by Amos Lee

“Live From the Artists Den” by Amos Lee

“Live From the Artists Den” – a PBS program currently in its fifth season – is known for producing select quality recordings of eminent musicians in historic locations across the United States. Previous artists and locations that have been featured by this musical project range from Rufus Wainwright, in The Church of the Ascension, to […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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