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Mariami Releases New Videos

As part of the Nanina live sessions, Mariami will release a new acoustic performance video every Monday during February. Here is the second video in the series featuring a performance of the song “Rain Man.” Check out this one and the one from last week titled “Black and White” Watch “Rain Man” HERE. Watch “Black [...]

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. NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS: PUSH THE SKY AWAY Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds have released their fifteenth studio album, Push [...]

Lil’ Wayne Lyric Controversy

Imagine sitting down at your computer, during Black History Month, and hearing the latest Lil’ Wayne remix of Future’s “Karate Chop”. Imagine you’re a family member of Emmitt Till, a 14yr. old black boy who was beat to death in 1955 for whistling with a white woman. Now imagine you hear this lyric: “Beat that [...]

Riddim Watch: “Gyal Season”

The Gyal Season Riddim is solely dedicated to women in all cultures and it was produced especially to celebrate Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence. All of the artists on this riddim complete the sound and feel of the riddim. Produced by Bambino Musik and Jus Bus, It was released this past January, 2013. This is [...]

Artist of the Week: EELS

Artist of the Week: EELS

This week WERS is featuring the American band EELS as our Artist of the Week.  The band formed when singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett (better known as E) and drummer Jonathan “Butch” Norton met bassist Tommy Walter.  The collaboration was originally intended to play E’s songs live but formed into an individual entity in its own [...]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Good Morning!  I hope whatever post-Valentine’s glow we all collectively have can melt some of this snow… let’s take our minds off of the small mountain range that you still haven’t dug your car out of and reflect on some music history! It was a big week for The Beatles, as February 11th, 1963 saw [...]

Reykjavik Calling 2013

Reykjavik Calling 2013

The best bands of Iceland meet the best of Boston, March 9th at the Paradise

Throwback Thursday: Valentine’s Day “Respect”

Throwback Thursday: Valentine’s Day “Respect”

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of love songs from Aretha Franklin to celebrate both Valentine’s Day and the 46th anniversary of her recording of “Respect.” “Respect” was originally written and recorded by Otis Redding in 1965, but it’s very easy to forget that when you consider the impact Aretha Franklin [...]

Concert Watch: February 13th-16th

Concert Watch: February 13th-16th

So it’s Valentine’s Day– you’re in a relationship, you’re lonely, or you’re living with your mom. Some combination of the three. It doesn’t matter, because this week in Boston is chock full of great concerts to distract you from all that chocolate you’re not getting from your true love because they just don’t get it. You’re too [...]

Mixtape Mayhem: Curren$y

Jetlife captain Curren$y new mixtape has landed! A New Jack City inspired mixtape, Curren$y has released New Jet City. A highly anticipated new release from the N.O. native, who have spent every wednesday in his city promoting Jet Lounge, a weekly Curren$y show. This new mixtape continues to bring that high-flying feeling with great features [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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