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Father John Misty at the Paradise

Father John Misty at the Paradise

The first thing that stood out when Jeffertitti’s Nile came on stage to open the show was the lead singer’s tight golden spandex pants and long purple hair. It was not long, however, before their music took the throne as the most interesting thing. They started with a spacious psychedelic intro to a song that [...]

The Lost Brothers Live In Studio

The Lost Brothers Live In Studio

Live Music Week happens bi-annually at WERS to raise money to keep our station running. We ask if you can pledge your support in order to keep us live on air, bringing you live performances from your favorite musicians. Pledges can be made here.  The Lost Brothers, Oisin Leech and Mark McCausland, showed up to the [...]

Cat Power at the House of Blues

Cat Power at the House of Blues

“Welcome to the holy church of nobody, I am your pastor” said opening act Willis Earl Beal to start the night, wearing a shirt with a dead smiley face reading “nobody”. The majority of people at the show did not know who he was, and Beal knew this, so to start the show he sang [...]

“Cedar + Gold” by Tristan Prettyman

In her third album, Ceder + Gold, Tristan Prettyman has bared all. Chronicling the intimate and personal tales from her split with former fiancee and fellow singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, Prettyman has created a record that reflects a very different part of her life than her first two. The cheerful acoustic songs of love and happiness [...]

Dum Dum Girls at Brighton Music Hall

Dum Dum Girls at Brighton Music Hall

The crowd at the Brighton Music Hall grew restless as the glowing red numbers on the clock above the stage ticked by. At 10:56 the Dum Dum Girls finally took the stage. Each dressed in a black lacy ensemble and sporting the same straight across bangs, the quartet conveys a look that is intimidatingly cool; [...]

Blur Announce Track Listing for Parklive

Blur Announce Track Listing for Parklive

English rockers Blur gained a lot of attention over the summer when the Olympic Committee announced that the band would be playing for the London games’ closing concert. At the time, this was believed to be a one time reunion show, but has since been extended by the band confirming that they will be headlining [...]

Revo Radar: Puppet on Crack

If you’ve been on the Beatport website over the past week or so, you’ve probably noticed the song that loads up on the home page. The track is called “The Navajo Jack” by The Puppet on Crack, an up-and-coming producer from the UK. I’ve personally been following this artist for the better part of a [...]

Soundtrack w/ RZA, Kanye, The Black Keys

Soundtrack w/ RZA, Kanye, The Black Keys

The RZA, a key member in the famous rap group Wu Tang Clan, has teamed up with famous director Quentin Tarantino in directing his own martial arts movie, The Man With the Iron Fists, which will hit theaters on November 2nd. Martial arts have always been a huge in influencing the Wu Tang Clans sound [...]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy TGI music history Friday! On this day in 1966 The Yardbirds made their U.S. debut deplaning in New York for their first two American gigs. Both Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck came along for the adventure as lead guitarists, however, Beck quit after just two performances. With an all-star line-up that included Beck [...]

Record Store Day Black Friday Releases From Big Names

Record Store Day Black Friday Releases From Big Names

For the past five years Record Store Day has been supplying independent brick and mortar music stores everywhere with exclusive, limited edition releases from musical artists of all kinds. Usually Record Store Day takes place on the third Saturday of April, but the event’s organizers recently announced that they will also take part in Black [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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