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“Honeys” by Pissed Jeans

“Honeys” by Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans is one of those bands that you know what they’re sound is going to be simply by reading their name. It’s a sound that’s gritty, angry, and unapologetic, drawing influences from ‘80s and ‘90s noise-rock. It’s full of passion and a whole lot of head-banging glory. Honeys, their most recent release, doesn’t stray […]

“My Rocks Are Dreams” by Psychic Friend

“My Rocks Are Dreams” by Psychic Friend

If you don’t know Imperial Teen, give them a listen because they’re one of the best power pop bands around. Psychic Friend, the side-project of Imperial Teen guitarist Will Schwartz and LA-based drummer Tripp Beam, doesn’t stray very far from Imperial Teen’s pop-formula, but what he does bring to the table is a very classic […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from punk anomaly Lou Reed, who will turn 71 years old this Saturday! Throughout his career Lou Reed has weaved through many different styles of punk, experimental and avant-garde. He established himself as a rock visionary as the leader of the Velvet Underground and continued […]

On the Verge: Anna Haas

On the Verge: Anna Haas

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is the “fiery redhead” Anna Haas, who is based out of Nashville, Tennessee where she was born and raised. Haas studied theater and dance right here at Emerson […]

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. JOHNNY MARR, THE MESSENGER Johnny Marr, best known as the guitarist of The Smiths, has released his first entirely solo album, The Messenger. […]

Tyler, The Creator New Album

Tyler, The Creator New Album

Odd Future fans, it’s time to get excited because Tyler, The Creator has finally set a release date of April 2nd for his much anticipated second solo album Wolf. On Valentine’s Day a video was uploaded to the OFWGKTA channel on Youtube announcing Tyler’s album release date, his upcoming tour, and that he would be […]

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 […]

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