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Foster the People Look Back on “Pumped Up Kicks”

Lead singer of LA-based band Foster the People, Mark Foster, recently sat down with NME to discuss the breakout 2010 single and the effect – or rather effects – it had on society at the time. Foster explains in the interview how the song made the band extremely sought after by record labels out of […]

On the Verge: Caitlin Crosby

On the Verge: Caitlin Crosby

Caitlin Crosby stopped by the WERS studio to play us a couple of tracks from her new EP, Save That Pillow. She was dressed immaculately in a modest floral lace dress, a house key on a ball chain around her neck, and a felt hat. She quickly warmed up and then jumped right in to […]

Lana Del Ray Announces New Album Release

Former WERS Artist of the Month Lana Del Ray has confirmed a release date for her album. Well, sort of. A video recently surfaced of Lana meeting with fans and talking about her upcoming album Ultraviolence. After scoring her first number one single this past year with “Summertime Sadness” and winning a Grammy for best remixed […]

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to Appear on ‘Parks & Recreation’

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to Appear on ‘Parks & Recreation’

The NBC hit show Parks and Recreation is currently in its 6th season and has been fairly star-studded, compensating for the loss of Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe from their main cast. Guest stars for this season have included stars such as Henry Winkler and Kristen Bell; and Jeff Tweedy is no exception. The frontman of […]

You Blew It! Live In Studio

You Blew It! Live In Studio

  Emo is a dirty word. It’s too general of a music genre that, admitting to listening to, could make you an outcast in an instant. A few really bad mislabeled bands from the mid 2000s make me scared to admit to listening to The Promise Ring or American Football, or even Cap’n Jazz. However, […]

Sarah Borges Live In Studio

Sarah Borges Live In Studio

During her busy week that includes a CD release party, performance with Girls, Guns and Glory, and being a mother, Massachusetts native and Emerson alum Sarah Borges had just enough time to stop by WERS studio. She played three songs off of her upcoming album, Radio Sweetheart, which is released Friday, and answered a few […]

Pinkalicious Live on the Playground

Pinkalicious Live on the Playground

Laughter, nervous smiles and singing rehearsal filled the WERS Performance Studio earlier Saturday morning before the Pinkalicious the Musical cast’s appearance on Playground. Lucy Perrotta, Margaret McFadden and Alec Shiman visited the studio to perform three of their songs from the hit show whose success took everyone by surprise; though Pinkalicious the Musical began with […]

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Beatles Box Set Reissuing all US Albums

January 21st, 1964: a date that will live in infamy. Well, not exactly, but it was the date in which the Beatles first brought their wonderfully-melodic selves to the United States. In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of them treading on our soil, a Beatles box set will be released next month. The box […]

New Music Tuesday: December 10th

Though new music tends to take a backseat to the monolith that is the holiday season, look closer, listeners– even as Santa dominates the airwaves, the last releases of the year are sneaking out into the public consciousness! Eat up, kids: Brendan Benson, You Were Right This Raconteurs member’s sixth solo release, You Were Right has been praised […]

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