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Artist of the Week: The Postal Service

Artist of the Week: The Postal Service

This week WERS is featuring The Postal Service as our Artist of the Week.  The band was formed when Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) lent some vocals to Jimmy Tamborello’s (AKA Dntel) album Life Is Full of Possibilities.  This led to them making an EP of remixes which in turn led them to the decision […]

Revo Radar: Dillon Francis

Revo Radar: Dillon Francis

With all the attention electronic dance music (EDM) has been getting lately, keeping up with the genre and all of its subgenres can seem like a fulltime job. But when you finally stumble upon an artist that’s making unique new tracks, it’s like you hit the jackpot. This is how I felt when I first […]

Big Gigantic Live at House of Blues

Big Gigantic Live at House of Blues

Last Friday, duo group Big Gigantic paid a visit to Boston playing at the House of Blues. This jazz/dubstep/hip-hop/EDM livetronica duo was sold out last week, filling up all three floors of the venue. The two performers of the group, producer/saxophonist, Dominic Lalli, and drummer, Jeremy Salken, have made a huge debut from their talents […]

Mixtape Mahem: Raekwon

Mixtape Mahem: Raekwon

Wu-Tang Clan’s own Raekwon recently dropped a 12 song EP titled Lost Jewlry in anticipation of his album F.I.L.A. (Fly International Luxurious Art), which will be released sometime in 2013. As usual, Raekwon delivers with his raps, keeping a high standard of rhyming and smooth delivery. The project also sticks to familiar subject matter for […]

Throwback Thursday: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison

Throwback Thursday: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from Talking Heads to celebrate the 64th birthday of their keyboardist Jerry Harrison. Before he found fame as a member of Talking Heads, Jerry Harrison made his first splash as a member of the short lived yet highly influential punk band The Modern Lovers. This Boston […]

SRO: Broadway Reviews

SRO: Broadway Reviews

Last month, I decided I was long overdue for a New York visit, having not seen a Broadway show since my freshman year. I was there three days total and planned on seeing at least two shows during that time frame. Couldn’t waste a minute, of course. I have a soft spot for musicals, so […]

Mariami Releases New Videos

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

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”

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 […]

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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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