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This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good Morning! It’s cold! Something you probably already knew with this sudden onslaught of frigid winter weather. Warm up with your weekly fix of music history right here! In 1967, one of music’s most notorious magazines published its first issue. Rolling Stone was published in San Francisco featuring John Lennon on the first cover in his outfit […]

Yeasayer at the House of Blues

Yeasayer at the House of Blues

As Old Man Winter descended upon Boston, Yeasayer fans trekked through the storm with scarfs wrapped around their faces and boots sloshing through the wintery muck. Despite the onslaught of awful weather, fans breathed a sigh of relief as they found a dry and warm spot nestled in the House of Blues last night. With […]

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating Bonnie Raitt’s birthday with a set of her music. Active since the 1970′s, Bonnie Raitt has been an icon for quite some time.  The early parts of her career are characterized by a roots influenced sound that was heavily acclaimed, if not widely popular.  That changed in the […]

Freelance Whales Live In Studio

Freelance Whales Live In Studio

As the WERS studio filled with spacious and roomy rhythms and voices, it was clear Freelance Whales had indeed arrived. The studio was filled to the brim with the five musicians and their funky instruments, which help create their lively indie sound. Among them were the standard bass and acoustic guitars, but they were joined […]

Concert Watch: November 7th-9th, 2012

Concert Watch: November 7th-9th, 2012

Election hounds, lay down your weapons! The madness has subsided, normalcy reigns supreme, and it’s time to get back to the music. How are you going to top the free Aerosmith concert that took place in Allston earlier this week, you may wonder? We’ve got your cure right here. November 7 – Yeasayer (House of […]

Tegan & Sara Set Release Date For Heartthrob

Tegan and Sara have offered a video to relieve fans of their curiosity. They have officially stated that their new album, Heartthrob, will be released on January 29th in North America and February 18th in the U.K. As the band tours with The Killers, they are determined to keep close to their fans, releasing “Closer” […]

On the Verge: Jeff Beam

On the Verge: Jeff Beam

Who sells their new album on cassette? Jeff Beam sells his new album on cassette. The statement alone is enough to sum up the throwback, kicked-back persona of On the Verge artist from the woods of Maine, and he’s got the sound to back it up. Coming into the WERS studios with a flannel shirt, […]

Aerosmith Plays Free Show

Aerosmith Plays Free Show

After rocking Commonwealth Avenue on Monday, Aerosmith, released their brand new album Music From Another Dimension! today. This is the first release from “The Bad Boys from Boston” since their 2004 cover album Honkin’ on Bobo, and their first album with original material since Just Push Play in 2001. Music From Another Dimension! was produced […]

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. AEROSMITH: MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! Aerosmith’s first record of all-new music in eleven years, Music From Another Dimension!, was released today. The album is their fifteenth […]

Passion Pit to Tour

Passion Pit to Tour

While once walking the halls of Emerson College, I’m sure Michael Angelakos, now lead vocalist of the group Passion Pit, would not have predicted the success he and fellow members of Passion Pit are experiencing today. Locals of Cambridge, Massachusetts, the group originated back in the year 2007 and since then has embarked on an […]

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