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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, […]

Kate Earl Live In Studio

Kate Earl Live In Studio

As Kate Earl begins her tour that includes shows from both the East and West coast, she took some time to come into our WERS studios to sing a few songs for us. All three songs were off of her new album Stronger, which was released November 20th, only a few weeks ago. “My new […]

The Killers Release Holiday & Charity Single

Over the past seven years, The Killers have been releasing annual Christmas singles to help ring in the holidays, and this year was no exception. Last Tuesday saw the release of the Killers’ seventh Christmas single “I Feel It in My Bones” featuring Ryan Pardey and a new music video to go with it. “I […]

Kaki King at Brighton Music Hall

Kaki King at Brighton Music Hall

Word of mouth has it that Kaki King puts on a memorizing show. Word of publication has it that she’s a “Guitar God” (Rolling Stone). Word of nomination has it that she almost nabbed a Golden Globe. Yet for all these words, it’s funny Kaki King chooses to perform mainly instrumental music instead of singing. She […]

Throwback Thursday: Led Zeppelin

Throwback Thursday: Led Zeppelin

This week, we’re going to have a special extended edition of Throwback Thursday, as we’ll be playing tracks from Led Zeppelin’s recently released concert film and album Celebration Day. The show featured in Celebration Day took place in London in 2007.  It was part of the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert, which benefited Ertegun’s own education charity, and […]

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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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