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Efterklang Puts Out New Album

Efterklang Puts Out New Album

Efterklang, the dreamy electronic post-rock trio from Denmark, is back with their new album, Piramida. The name of the album, Piramida, comes from the a distant polar ghost town in the arctic circle that the group decided to inhabit for the purpose of field recording, taking video and finding further inspiration for their new album. Casper […]

“Now For Plan A” by The Tragically Hip

“Now For Plan A” by The Tragically Hip

After twelve studio albums, with the first EP dating back to 1987, The Tragically Hip have set some pretty high expectations for themselves. All five members of The Hip, as they are often called for short, have surely grown accustomed to the widespread recognition and acclaim that they receive not only in their native Canada, […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy final Friday in September. But just because September is ending, fall is just beginning, somewhat like the career if the Beatles on this day in 1963. Famous New York deejay, Murray the K knew little of the stir he was about to cause when he received a copy of the Beatles’ “She Loves You”. […]

Bell X1 Live In Studio

Irish pop-rock group Bell X1 were once referred to as “Irish rock’s most likeable band” by The Irish Times in 2009. Such a title sets high expectations, yet it was soon clear that the gentlemen from the Emerald Isle were very much deserving of the label when they stopped by the WERS studio last week […]

“Uno!” by Green Day

Post-two concept albums, a politically charged rock opera, a throwback ’60s garage band alter-ego, and a regrettably unforgettable iHeartRadio Music Festival performance, what could possibly be left for Green Day to accomplish? To keep on rocking of course; three-fold to be exact. The first installment of their album trilogy, Uno!, takes everything you were expecting […]

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay recently announced that they will release a new live CD/DVD on November 20 simply titled Live 2012. Directed by Paul Dugdale, who also directed concert films for both Adele and the Prodigy, the concert film features footage from various stops on the group’s Mylo Xyloto world tour including a headlining performance at the Glastonbury […]

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re celebrating Bryan Ferry’s 67th birthday with a set of Roxy Music songs. I didn’t really become familiar with any of Bryan Ferry’s work, whether with Roxy Music or solo until I began working at WERS.  Fortunately for me, we play a lot of it.  Soon enough, I had listened […]

Concert Watch: September 26-29

Concert Watch: September 26-29

Hello, concert-lovers! This week is a lovely mish-mosh of genres for concert-going all around Boston—the fall season of heavy hitters just keep on rolling through, so catch them before they retreat to the studio once more! Wednesday, September 26th Grimes at the Paradise Rock Club –  Lovers of the indie and the strange rejoice—Grimes is in town. […]

Inside Mumford & Sons: Babel to Air on WERS

Inside Mumford & Sons: Babel to Air on WERS

Have you heard the new Mumford and Sons record, Babel? It was just released yesterday through Glassnote Records and we can’t stop spinning it in our office! It’s been highly anticipated since their extremely successful Sigh No More and a string of sold-out tour dates. The band said the following about Babel: “We are more than excited […]

On the Verge: Bahamas

On the Verge: Bahamas

Afie Jurvanen of Bahamas came inready to exude some breezy summer in the studio even though fall has just begun. One might question his ability to bring justice to a name like Bahamas as a Canadian, but he does seem to master the easy tempered tone of an island mentality within his music. Although Jurvanen’s […]

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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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