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On The Verge: Theresa Andersson

On The Verge: Theresa Andersson

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 Swedish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Theresa Andersson. Theresa Andersson began her career as the violinist for Anders Osborne with whom she performed for nine years before going solo. In addition to performing as […]

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. Dinosaur Jr, I Bet On Sky - New England natives, Dinosaur Jr. are back with their tenth studio album, I Bet On Sky. The […]

Air Traffic Controller Live In Studio

Air Traffic Controller Live In Studio

Four members of the Boston-based indie-sextet Air Traffic Controller returned to WERS’s studio since the release of their sophomore album, NORDO. After setting up, the group — made up of multi-instrumentalists, Dave Munro, Steve Scott, Casey Sullivan, and Alison Shipton — wasted no time breaking into the popular foot-stomping, hand-clapping single, “Hurry Hurry”. From there, […]

The Avett Brothers at the Pavilion

The Avett Brothers at the Pavilion

I arrived at the breezy Bank of America Pavilion this past Sunday evening with nothing but expectation– ten years behind the rest of the world, I was relatively new to the work of the Avett Brothers and the enormous gathering they’d picked up from fans of all genres and wasn’t sure what sort of audience […]

Discover: “Tempest”

Discover: “Tempest”

September’s Album of the Month is Bob Dylan’s Tempest

Bloc Party at the House of Blues

Bloc Party at the House of Blues

Lansdowne Street flooded last night for Bloc Party’s show at the House of Blues in a flurry of fans both new and old. The London based rockers just released their fourth studio album last month – aptly named Four. Opening for Bloc Party was American hardcore punk band Ceremony. As soon as the lights dimmed […]

Bon Iver at the Pavilion

Bon Iver at the Pavilion

  Fans keep 2008’s For Emma, Forever Ago so dear to heart. When Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon wrote “Skinny Love”, he was crafting together the commentary to dwindling love stories across the country. With the 2011 self-titled release, people thought nothing less of the delicate confessions that were offered. These songs of solitude and searching are […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

What’s interesting about a Friday morning in early September? Your weekly fix of music history, that’s what. Twenty-eight years ago in 1984, MTV introduced their now annual award show, the MTV Video Music Awards. Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd, one of the original cast members of SNL, co-hosted the show. This original broadcast of the […]

Throwback Thursday: Johnny Cash

Throwback Thursday: Johnny Cash

This week, we’re playing a set of covers of Johnny Cash songs for Throwback Thursday. Johnny Cash’s career spanned about half a century and included over 1,ooo songs and dozens of albums.  His incredible body of work crossed genres and tastes and influenced countless artists.  His early period is associated with rockabilly and rock and […]

Concert Watch: September 14th-September 16th

Concert Watch: September 14th-September 16th

Concert Watch! This weekend: September 14th-September 16th, 2012 Friday, September 14th BLOC PARTY, CEREMONY—HOUSE OF BLUES Bloc Party, the British Indie-Rock band take the stage at the House of Blues on Landsdowne Street on Friday, September 14th. They are currently touring to promote their fourth and latest album, Four, which dropped on August 20th. Ceremony will be performing […]

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