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Artist of the Week: Of Monsters and Men

Artist of the Week: Of Monsters and Men

Icelandic sensation Of Monsters and Men have accomplished years of success in a mere fifteen months. In just over a year the band has signed with a new label, released a hit album, toured internationally, appeared at numerous major festivals, had their single “Little Talks” named the Alternative Song Of The Year by iTunes UK, […]

Artist of the Week: Deer Tick

Artist of the Week: Deer Tick

Combining folk, blues, and country, Deer Tick surfaced in 2004 in Providence, Rhode Island. At this time, the alternative country band was still developing as a solo project of guitarist and singer-songwriter John McCauley. McCauley remained the band’s only official member for the first three years of its existence until, in 2007, he was joined […]

Artist of the Week: Walk the Moon

Artist of the Week: Walk the Moon

A pop driven, chorus chanting, synthesized foursome, Walk the Moon is the biggest thing to come out of Ohio in 2012 other than steel and agriculture. Originally forming in 2008 and taking their name from the Police song “Walking on the Moon” the band did not officially come together with its current members until 2010. Still […]

Artist of the Week: Youngblood Hawke

Artist of the Week: Youngblood Hawke

This week, we’re honing in on LA up-and-comers Youngblood Hawke, a duo who swiped their group’s name from a Herman Wouk novel. Not hip enough for you? The band can already credit themselves as a Starbucks Pick of the Week with single “Forever”, residency at The Satellite in LA, and significant play at this past […]

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 […]

Artist Of The Week: Atlas Genius

Artist Of The Week: Atlas Genius

The WERS Artist of the Week is the South Australian indie rock band, Atlas Genius. Consisting of Keith Jeffrey on vocals and guitars, Steven Jeffrey on bass, Michael Jeffrey on drums and Darren Sell on keyboards, the band has made a big splash this year with their song, “Trojans”, which is off of their debut […]

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

The WERS Artist Of The Week is The Tallest Man On Earth, whose latest record, There’s No Leaving Now,  is out now! The Tallest Man On Earth is the moniker of singer-songwriter, Kristian Matsson who hails from Dalarna, Sweden and has been releasing records as The Tallest Man On Earth since 2006. The first Tallest Man On Earth […]

Artist Of The Week: The Rolling Stones

Artist Of The Week: The Rolling Stones

For this week’s Artist Of The Week we have picked a group whose name is synonymous with Rock ‘n Roll…. The Rolling Stones! The legendary group has just released a new single called “Doom And Gloom”. Can you believe that 2012 marks 50 years of The Rolling Stones? It’s true, the band has been bringing us classic […]

Artist Of The Week: The Wallflowers

Artist Of The Week: The Wallflowers

The WERS Artist Of The Week is The Wallflowers! The Jakob Dylan-led rock group just released their sixth studio record, Glad All Over. The Wallflowers first formed in 1989 and got started by playing club shows in Los Angeles. In 1992 they released their self-titled debut record on Virgin Records.  That first record was a […]

Artist Of The Week: Adele

Artist Of The Week: Adele

By this time, there is nary an ear that doesn’t ring with familiarity at the first notes of “Rolling in the Deep”, “Rumor Has It”, or “Somebody Like You”, and the person at the office who still has to ask who Adele is gets laughed out of the building. Is that an accurate yardstick for […]

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