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The Dodos Live at the Paradise

The Dodos Live at the Paradise

As the majority of today’s generation moves online for their music, a great deal of things are lost. Kids no longer buy full albums; an intimacy with an artist isn’t based off that first-listen-over-a-radio; but even more often than both of those, an appreciation of album art is completely lost. Failing to hold a CD [...]

Life Is Good Festival Day 2

Life Is Good Festival Day 2

What started with dark clouds soon parted for another sunny day at the second day of the Life Is Good Festival, good vibes clearing up the weather as the festival seems to manage every year. Part two of a stacked lineup was ready to get a move on, but not after families stopped by to [...]

Life Is Good Festival Day 1

Life Is Good Festival Day 1

The Life Is Good Festival returned once again this fall and WERS was happy to support the two day, family-friendly festival on Prowse Farm in Canton, MA. Showcasing plenty of WERS artists, hands-on games, art activities, and various vendors, the festival raises money for kids in need, and this year they brought in over one [...]

Washed Out Live at The Wilbur

Washed Out Live at The Wilbur

On a brisk mid-September evening, the assembly of flowers along the stage at the Wilbur Theatre emanated a warm homage to a fleeting summer. Vines of petals hung above the plethora of cymbals, effects pedals, keys, and guitar strings; and the green astroturf that sprawled along the front of the stage provided cushioning to neat, [...]

Arctic Monkeys at the Paradise Rock Club

Arctic Monkeys at the Paradise Rock Club

When the Arctic Monkeys took the stage at the Paradise Rock Club this week, it was hard to tell if Alex Turner or Elvis was fronting the band. Amid flashing strobes, Turner walked to the microphone in a slim, pale green suit jacket with his hair slicked and quaffed to perfection. Sporting his new quiff [...]

Volcano Choir Live at the Paradise

Volcano Choir Live at the Paradise

The one time that I had the opportunity to see Bon Iver, I felt completely lost. It was just so devastatingly beautiful; it didn’t feel right to just turn back to normal life without tracing everything over to make sense of it. Usually, I hate generalizing and connecting bands back to another because of a [...]

Boston Calling Music Festival Day 2

Boston Calling Music Festival Day 2

The second leg of this year’s Boston Calling Music Festival is officially over, but audiences are still buzzing over the captivating performances witnessed Sunday night at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. Last spring’s line-up was no match for last night’s, which boasted musical diversity ranging from electronic dance music to hip-hop and everything in-between, continuing over [...]

Disclosure Live at Cyclorama

Disclosure Live at Cyclorama

Wednesday nights in Boston don’t have a reputation for being particularly enthralling. Last night’s, however, was an exception. Down in the South End of Tremont Street, a long line like a black snake was curling out in front of Cyclorama. Cameramen paced about, photographing the queue of people who knew what was behind the doors. [...]

Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago

Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago

In 1991, Jane’s Addiction decided to call it quits and went out with a bang by organizing their own touring festival. With front man Perry Farrell taking the helm, the band hand-selected an extremely diverse lineup of artists, from post-punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees to industrial innovators Nine Inch Nails to rapper Ice-T, in [...]

Wavves Live at The Paradise

Wavves Live at The Paradise

The first time I ever saw Best Coast, they shared a bill with lo-fi surf rockers Wavves in a rather chilly fall. They took the stage before Bethany and her crew, totting beach balls, palm trees, and so much paraphernalia my brain was too in shock to even remember what it all was. Everyone around [...]

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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