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On the Verge: Jukebox The Ghost

On the Verge: Jukebox The Ghost

Every college freshman secretly hopes to find their niche right out the gate—whether you make it in a sorority, a theater group, or a band, everyone’s looking for something lasting. One of the few success stories of this endeavor is Jukebox the Ghost, a threesome that first met in the dorms at George Washington University […]

Sharon Van Etten at the Paradise

Sharon Van Etten at the Paradise

Sharon Van Etten has a good habit of touring with equally as impressive and underrated musicians as herself. From indie rockers Shearwater to Boston-favorite Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Etten’s openers repeatedly surprise crowds by bringing just as much a show to the stage as the headliner herself. If his name wasn’t recognizable enough, Damien Jurado […]

New Purity Ring Video

Canadian music duo Purity Ring just released their new music video for their song entitled “Lofticries” off their current album, Shrines. After the release of Shrines in July of 2012, Purity Ring has been pulling in the attention of listeners’ worldwide. “Lofticries”, directed by AG Rojas, who has previously directed for artists such as Jack […]

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. SOUNDGARDEN: KING ANIMAL Rock band, Soundgarden released their sixth studio album, King Animal, today. It is their first album of new music in sixteen […]

Delta Rae Live In Studio

Delta Rae Live In Studio

When this North Carolinian band walked in, they were carrying the normal variety of instruments such as guitars and basses, except the last member who was carrying a very beat-up silver trash can. It was apparent that this wasn’t going to be just any day in the studio. There was high energy all around, everyone […]

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

The WERS Artist Of The Week is The Tallest Man On Earth, whose latest record, There’s No Leaving Now,  is out now! The Tallest Man On Earth is the moniker of singer-songwriter, Kristian Matsson who hails from Dalarna, Sweden and has been releasing records as The Tallest Man On Earth since 2006. The first Tallest Man On Earth […]

Johnny Foreigner Live In Studio

Johnny Foreigner Live In Studio

“It took us ten hours to get here from New York,” says Johnny Foreigner’s drummer Junior Laidley. “We got caught in Christmas,” he says, referring to the heavy snowfall outside the WERS window. It’s the quartet’s first trip to the city and only their second tour in America. Johnny Foreigner originally hails from Birmingham, England, […]

My Bloody Valentine Announce New Album

My Bloody Valentine Announce New Album

It has been over two decades since My Bloody Valentine released their seminal album, Loveless. Since then, fans have been dying to get their hands on any sort of follow up. While not the most prolific band, from 1983 (the year they formed) to 1991, they managed to release a handful of EPs and two […]

Tame Impala at The Royale

Tame Impala at The Royale

It’s not always a good thing when a show is sold out. Sometimes that means half the audience really only bought tickets to hear some catchy single, and they won’t stop rudely shouting out their requests until their demands are met. Other times it means that the venue is honestly too small for it’s undertaking, […]

SXSW 2013 Announces First Bands

SXSW 2013 Announces First Bands

March is just around the corner… right? Well it certainly feels a little closer now. That’s because SXSW (abbreviation for South By Southwest, FYI) has just announced the first round of bands that will be performing at the nine day festival in Austin, TX. Some of the highlights include: Civil Twilight, The Dunwells, He’s My […]

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