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Artist of the Week: Walk the Moon

Artist of the Week: Walk the Moon

A pop driven, chorus chanting, synthesized foursome, Walk the Moon is the biggest thing to come out of Ohio in 2012 other than steel and agriculture. Originally forming in 2008 and taking their name from the Police song “Walking on the Moon” the band did not officially come together with its current members until 2010. Still [...]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning. Happy End of the World! Somehow I’m magically still here and that means that the day must go on. Here’s your music history fix for the Final Friday. In 1970 in his zealous quest to become an honorary agent for the DEA and do his part in the war on drugs, Elvis was [...]

Concert Watch: December 21st-23rd

Concert Watch: December 21st-23rd

Gearing up for the holiday season?  Why not kick back with some live music before the it takes over your life for a while? Friday, December 21st TIM GEARAN—ATWOOD’S TAVERN On Friday, December 21st, folk, blues and Americana singer Tim Gearan will be performing at Atwood’s Tavern in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The Somerville resident describes himself [...]

The Killers at Agganis Arena

The Killers at Agganis Arena

It seems like days ago that a little band from Nevada stormed onto the radio rock scene with Hot Fuss; out of nowhere, The Killers were invading the airwaves with hook after hook. Eight years, six million records sold, and countless catchy choruses later, the Killers are selling out arenas. To be fair, though, this [...]

On the Verge: Laura Rizzotto

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 the Brazilian-born Laura Rizzotto who is just eighteen years old. A student at Berklee College of Music, Rizzotto has recently released her debut album Made in Rio [...]

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. BLINK 182: DOGS EATING DOGS Only the second EP from the band, this is their first self-released recording since their split with their [...]

Tegan and Sara Live In Studio

Tegan and Sara Live In Studio

Canadian duo Tegan and Sara are, in a way, icons. Female-fronted groups are by no means a new revolution, but the surge they’ve created since beginning in 1995 has wound up patching cracked hearts most teenagers didn’t know were torn in the first place – and getting Grammy nominations because of it. As identical twins, [...]

Artist of the Week: Youngblood Hawke

Artist of the Week: Youngblood Hawke

This week, we’re honing in on LA up-and-comers Youngblood Hawke, a duo who swiped their group’s name from a Herman Wouk novel. Not hip enough for you? The band can already credit themselves as a Starbucks Pick of the Week with single “Forever”, residency at The Satellite in LA, and significant play at this past [...]

Ryan Montbleau Live In Studio

Ryan Montbleau Live In Studio

The Ryan Montbleau Band is a local group from in and around the North Shore area, whose commitment to one another runs deep. The band came to the WERS studio and exuded the same cool feeling that ties together all of lead singer Ryan Montbleau’s solo albums and those produced as a band as well. [...]

Nada Surf at the Paradise

Nada Surf at the Paradise

New York rockers Nada Surf stopped by the Paradise Rock Club last night as their fall tour comes to a close. With Eternal Summers backing them on the bill, the night began with a solid set of lo-fi jams from the Roanoke, Virginia natives. Fronted by guitarist and lead vocalist Nicole Yun, Eternal Summers were [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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