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On the Verge: The Dunwells

On the Verge: The Dunwells

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is British Americana/rock group The Dunwells. The Dunwells were formed by brothers Joseph and Jason Dunwell, who both learned to play guitar at an early age, as well as cousins Jonny Lamb and Rob Clayton plus longtime friend Dave […]

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, […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Good morning and happy belated New Year. 2013 is upon us at long last and seemingly much too fast. Here’s your weekly music history fix for your morning. Today, back in 1976, Mal Evans, a close friend of the Beatles and a former bodyguard and roadie for the group was shot to death by the […]

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

This week on Throwback Thursday, we’re reflecting on one of rock history’s most successful supergroups—Crosby, Stills, and Nash! David Crosby, Graham Nash, and Stephen Stills formed in 1968 after playing with international acts like The Hollies (Nash), Buffalo Springfield (Stills), and The Byrds (Crosby) and soon became famous for their folky harmonies with a rock edge, rivaled […]

On the Verge: Simone Felice

On the Verge: Simone Felice

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is singer-songwriter and Upstate New Yorker Simone Felice. Simone Felice started out playing punk and noise-rock at the age of 15 and later gained notoriety as a member […]

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 […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Good morning! Hope the holidays have treated you well and that you’re looking forward to the impending New Year. Since the world didn’t end, we’ll be going about business as per usual, so here’s your weekly fix of music history for this Friday. On this day back in 1983, Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys […]

Throwback Thursday: Annie Lennox

Throwback Thursday: Annie Lennox

This week for Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from Annie Lennox, whose birthday was this Christmas. Annie Lennox is in pretty successful company as a Christmas baby – Sir Isaac Newton, Rod Serling, Jimmy Buffett, and Humphrey Bogart are among some of the more notable people to share that birthday.  Out of all of […]

Discover: “Battle Born”

Discover: “Battle Born”

Dec.’s album of the month is the Killers “Battle Born” read more about it here

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 […]

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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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