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On the Verge: Jabe Beyer

On the Verge: Jabe Beyer

Jabe Beyer is an award-winning songwriter who got his start in our very own Boston. Although he relocated to Nashville in 2007, he has a loyal following here; he has been recognized by the Boston Phoenix and has won multiple Boston Music Awards. If the hometown praise isn’t enough, you might recognize Jabe Beyer’s music […]

Springsteen & Black Keys to perform with Rolling Stones

Springsteen & Black Keys to perform with Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are wrapping up their 50th anniversary tour at the end of this week at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on the 13th and 15th. The Stones have been hosting a variety of special guests at their shows, and that remains true for their final performance this year. They’ve announced that […]

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. GREEN DAY: TRE Tre, the final album in Green Day’s trilogy of records has dropped just in time for the end of the […]

New M83 Music Video

Fans of French alternative band, M83 will be excited to hear that the band has just released the third and final video of the current project with renowned directing team Fleur & Manu. Ever since the release of their most recent studio album entitled Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83 envisioned a trilogy of videos to go […]

Japandroids at the Paradise

Japandroids at the Paradise

The odds were so far stacked against them that it seemed like victory was almost impossible. It was 2 against 930, one of the largest groups they’ve ever had to face in Boston, and supplies were running low; only a handful of picks and some spare guitar strings were left after their many other conquests. […]

Artist Of The Week: Mike Doughty

Artist Of The Week: Mike Doughty

The Artist Of The Week is WERS favorite, Mike Doughty! Doughty first rose to prominence as the leader of the 90s alt-rock band, Soul Coughing and since then has had a fruitful career as a solo artist. Last month he released an all-covers album, The Flip Is Another Honey.   Doughty was born on June 10, 1970 in […]

WERS Staff Picks 2012

WERS Staff Picks 2012

See what albums the WERS staff picked as their favorites from 2012

Arcade Fire Release New Album Details

Arcade Fire Release New Album Details

LCD Soundsystem have been friends with Arcade Fire since supporting them on 2007’s Neon Bible tour and, despite LCD’s leader James Murphy always stating that he wanted to work with Arcade Fire (and Spoon, Devo, and John Cale among others), plans for him to produce any of those bands had always fallen through due to LCD Soundsystem’s intense […]

Grammy Nominations Announced

Grammy Nominations Announced

A great year for music in general calls for a great ceremony at 2013 Grammy Music Awards scheduled to be held on February 10th 2013. The awards ceremony will be hosted by Country Music sensation Taylor Swift and Hip Hop legend LL Cool J at the Staples Center in Los Angeles California. This is the […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy December! Here’s your regular music history fix to close out your week. On this day back in 1964, principal songwriter for The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson suffered a nervous breakdown while flying from Houston to Los Angeles. The group intended to follow up their release of Pet Sounds with their most ambitious project yet, […]

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