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SXSW 2012: A Matter of Songs

SXSW 2012: A Matter of Songs

  Songs matter. A week ago when the WERS team heading out for Austin, Texas we anticipated warm weather, good music, and some 6th Street foodcarts. We came back with that fairly simple but important message: Songs matter. Everybody has their press kits—or more accurately bandcamp.com urls—beards, and cowboy hats at the ready, walking 6th […]

Digging Through The Crates #2

Digging Through The Crates #2

For the past six months or so, all I have been listening to is 90s music. Some borders onto the earlier 2000’s, but for the most part all I listen to is 90s music because to put it bluntly, the 90s were WAY BETTER. The music then was much more original, raw and depressing (I […]

Digging Through the Crates #1

Dear WERS, How do I describe my love for Sweden to you? Unlike the actual Nordic country (which I also love very much), This entry in the Mountain Goats’ catalogue from 1995 is bursting with warmth, Heat coming off the crackling fire of a dismembered cherry tree in “September 19 Triple X Love! Love!” Or […]

“Which Side Are You On?”

“Which Side Are You On?”

With over 20 albums, starting her own record company and opening for Bob Dylan under her belt, it is interesting to ponder what’s left for Ani DiFranco. Her latest release, however, What Side Are You On? proves DiFranco’s still got it. With a mixture of her signature acoustic slow jams as well as some with […]

Punch Brothers Live In Studio

Punch Brothers Live In Studio

Before their sold out show at the Somerville Theatre tonight, the Punch Brothers stopped by WERS for a short interview and live mix of some of their new songs. They are currently promoting their new album, Who’s Feeling Young Now. The five piece string band members are Chris Thile on mandolin and lead vocals, Noam […]

Heartless Bastards Live In Studio

Heartless Bastards Live In Studio

Heartless Bastards, the rock outfit from Austin, Texas, stopped by WERS this week for a great live set. Songwriter and singer Erika Wennerstrom, guitarist Mark Nathan, bassist Jesse Ebaugh, and drummer Dave Colvin (not present in studio) form the Basterds, who are currently promoting their latest album Arrow with an extensive national tour, rocking hard […]

Ben Lee Live In Studio

Ben Lee Live In Studio

When Ben Lee’s Awake is the New Sleep first landed, people couldn’t get enough of the catchy pop tune “Catch My Disease”. With hand-clapping and guitar strums that call out like summer, Lee sang “and that’s the way I like it” with a carefree attitude that had the song stuck in listeners’ heads for days. […]

Bamboozle Preview!

Bamboozle Preview!

Ten years ago, John D’Esposito decided to create a festival dedicated to punk rock and called it Skate and Surf. This weekend long, sports oriented concert was held in Asbury Park, NJ where bands like Folly, Coheed and Cambria, Moe, and Taking Back Sunday played. Eventually, Skate and Surf evolved into what most people know […]

On the Verge: My Pet Dragon

Every Tuesday at 4:15pm, WERS features an artist that we feel is about to make it big in our “On The Verge” series. This week My Pet Dragon is stopping by our studios for a performance and interview! My Pet Dragon are a band hailing from Brooklyn, NY who have recently released a new album, […]

“Escape From Electric Mountain”

“Escape From Electric Mountain”

Jon Gooch a.k.a. “Feed Me” has done it again. The man draws influence from about every sub-genre of electronic music you can think of. His latest EP, Escape From Electric Mountain, reminds the old Feed Me fans of his electro-house glory days. He delves into progressive house sounds which work really well. He shows listeners […]

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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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