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Artist of the Week: Polica

Artist of the Week: Polica

WERS is proud to announce that our artist of the week is Minneapolis alternative band Polica in celebration of their sophomore release, Shulamith.  Polica was born of another group’s demise– lead singer Channy Leaneagh left the duo Roma di Luna that consisted of her and her husband Alexei Casselle following the end of the marriage and […]

Phoenix Share “Chloroform” Video

Phoenix Share “Chloroform” Video

The husband and wife pair of Thomas Mars and Sofia Coppola collaborate for Phoenix’s “Chloroform” video. The marriage of both filmmaker and musician released the seventh track off of Phoenix’s latest LP, Bankrupt! The music video features Coppola’s indie filmmaking techniques on an online debut at MoMA. Coppola tells Indie Wire of her approach, “I […]

Artist of the Week: CHRVCHES

Artist of the Week: CHRVCHES

WERS is proud to announce Scottish indie-synth rockers CHVRCHES as our Artist of the Week! Frontwoman Lauren Mayberry always had music in the back of her mind, playing drums and piano since she was a teenager and played in local bands throughout her college career, but first opted for a four-year law degree and a […]

Where Are They Now: Otis Redding

Where Are They Now: Otis Redding

The late Otis Redding has been crowned as the biggest and best of soul music. His career unknowingly began at an early age where he sang in several church choirs. Who would have known that his legacy would grow and develop into timeless forms of art that thrive in the current music industry? Between early […]

Artist of the Week: Cold War Kids

Artist of the Week: Cold War Kids

WERS’ Artist of the Week is California-based band Cold War Kids, who are playing a show at the House of Blues on October 18th! Begun in 2004 by frontman Jonnie Russell in his apartment, the group released their first two EPs, Mulberry Street and With Our Wallets Full before gaining national attention after over a year of rigorous touring. […]

Live Music Week Is Here!

Live Music Week Is Here!

Live Music Week is Oct. 19-27! See who is performing LIVE in-studio and pledge your support

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 3rd

New Release Tuesday: Sept. 3rd

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. Neko Case, The Worse Things Get, The harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight The More I Love You This is the sixth […]

Ethel Merman’s Broadway

Ethel Merman’s Broadway

Come see Ethel Merman’s Broadway at the Stoneham Theater on August 21st! Click right here for additional information.

Titus Andronicus

Check out Titus Andronicus at the Middle East Upstairs on August 25th! Click here for more information.

Air Traffic Controller

Check out WERS favorite, Air Traffic Controller, at Great Scott on August 26th! Click here for more information.

Emerson College

To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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