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Throwback Thursday: Art Garfunkel

Throwback Thursday: Art Garfunkel

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are highlighting Art Garfunkel who has recently released “The Singer,” a career-spanning retrospective album. Growing up, I have to admit that I always thought that Simon & Garfunkel were, for lack of a better word, pretty lame.  That changed the first time I watched The Graduate.  Featured heavily on the […]

Concert Watch: September 7th-September 9th

Concert Watch: September 7th-September 9th

Concert Watch! This weekend: September 7th-September 9th, 2012 Friday, September 7th GHOSTS OF JUPITER—BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL Local Rockers, Ghosts of Jupiter will be taking the stage at the Brighton Music Hall in Allston on Friday, September 7th. They currently have an on-going Music Experience at the Museum of Science Planetarium, in which one can get the full experience […]

On the Verge: These United States

On the Verge: These United States

These United States stopped by the WERS studios as they kicked off their summer tour to support the release of their fifth album last week. For the live set, front man Jesse Elliot took lead vocals, Tom Hnatow on piano, Justin Craig and Anna Morsett on guitar, and Aaron Latos on percussion. The band’s latest […]

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. Animal Collective, Centipede Hz – 2009′s Merriweather Post Pavilion might have made you think Animal Collective were softening up. Not so. Their latest […]

Artist Of The Week: Bob Dylan

Artist Of The Week: Bob Dylan

The WERS Artist Of The Week is Bob Dylan. The singer-songwriter will be releasing his thirty-fifth studio album, Tempest, next Tuesday on Columbia Records! The last 10 years have proven to be very fruitful and productive for Dylan and Tempest is sure to continue that trend. The record will be his first studio album since […]

David Wax Museum Live In Studio

David Wax Museum Live In Studio

David Wax Museum stopped by the studio to play a few new songs off of their album Knock Knock Get Up. Veterans to WERS, they began by tearing into “Leopard Girl,” a standout track from the September 4 release.  “Leopard Girl” was a good choice to start with because it showed off a lot of the unique […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy Friday! The final TGIF for August of 2012. For some people Friday is payday and this Friday specifically back in 1969 was payday for a certain man named Bob Dylan. On Friday August 31, 1969 Bob Dylan made his first paid appearance since his near fatal motorcycle accident near his home […]

Throwback Thursday: “Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe”

Throwback Thursday:  “Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe”

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we will be playing a few tracks off of the forthcoming Nick Lowe tribute album Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe. Throughout Nick Lowe’s nearly half-century long career he’s pulled on many influences.  Part of what makes his music so special and versatile is the fact that it can’t really […]

New Ben Gibbard, Cat Power, & Lykke Li Songs

New Ben Gibbard, Cat Power, & Lykke Li Songs

It seems the end of summer has a lot of artists eager to share new music they have been working on. From indie staples Death Cab for Cutie to soulful singer Cat Power and the eclectic singer Lykke Li, there are a number of new songs that are waiting for you to hit play! First […]

Concert Watch: August 31-September 2nd

Concert Watch: August 31-September 2nd

Concert Watch! This weekend: August 31-September 2nd Friday, August 31st PLANETOID—CHURCH On Friday, August 31st, rock band Planetoid will take the stage at Church. The trio describes themselves as having travelled back in time from the year 3032, and go by the names Locrius, Ovatus and Admiral Time. Their debut record Shadow Of The Planetoid was recently […]

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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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