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“Enjoy the Company” by The Whigs

“Enjoy the Company” by The Whigs

Despite its mid-September release, The Whigs’ new album Enjoy the Company reminded me of summer. The Whigs have mastered the art of feel-good rock and roll. Each song would be perfect for a road trip, late nights with friends, and summer barbecues. Of course, the album cover, which features a lone hot dog and a […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. MUSE: THE 2ND LAW, The 2nd Law, the sixth album from the British rock band, Muse, dropped today. Bassist, Christopher Wolstenholme, is featured singing lead […]

Lavender Diamond Live In Studio

Lavender Diamond Live In Studio

Becky Stark, Lavender Diamond’s singer, is a perfectionist. Actually, to be more accurate, the whole band could fall under that category. Their warm up session was almost as long as their in-studio performance during which they performed their first two songs twice, to make sure they had the best take possible. Normally this would test […]

“Born to Sing: No Plan B” by Van Morrison

“Born to Sing: No Plan B” by Van Morrison

Some artists are lucky enough to make it to their tenth album and still have an audience. If they’re really, really lucky they’ll make it to their 15th album, with or without a fan base. So how does one make it to their 34th album without losing their groove? A good place to start would […]

Adele to Write Song for New James Bond Film

Adele to Write Song for New James Bond Film

The James Bond movies have quite a reputation when it comes to their theme songs. The franchise is notorious for using big name musical artists like Paul McCartney, Duran Duran, and Nancy Sinatra to perform the theme that plays in the opening credits of the famous spy series. And with the new James Bond film […]

Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

The WERS Artist Of The Week is the Scottish rock band, Frightened Rabbit.  The band just released a brand new EP called State Hospital and will be playing in Boston this Saturday night, October 6th at The Brighton Music Hall. Frightened Rabbit formed back in 2003 and is made up of Scott Hutchinson on lead […]

The Wallflowers at the Paradise

The Wallflowers at the Paradise

It’s almost easy to see why ‘90s alternative roots rock group The Wallflowers changed the band’s name from The Apples all those many years ago. Fronted by Jakob Dylan, the band’s understated confidence brings with it a presence that is both relaxed and mesmerizing all at the same time. For those who attended last night’s […]

Princeton Review Names WERS #1 College Radio Station

Princeton Review Names WERS #1 College Radio Station

Emerson College was recently ranked the #1 College Radio Station in the 2013 edition of the Princeton Review, bumping the college up three spots from last year’s list. This list was compiled using the results of an online survey conducted from over 122,000 students attending 377 institutions. This particular category was based on the question […]

“The Elle King EP” by Elle King

“The Elle King EP” by Elle King

Lately, we have been used to the female crooner, but Elle King has something genuine to offer. Her tenderness comes through with honesty and her ability to piece together such a punch out of her pain. King has a way of drawing you straight to the middle where it’s all happening and she won’t let […]

Later… with Jools Holland Returns to TV

Later… with Jools Holland Returns to TV

Despite America’s plethora of late night talk shows, we don’t have anything quite like Later… with Jools Holland. Returning for its forty-first season, Later… is a show dedicated entirely to music. Hosted by Jools Holland, the show has been going strong since 1992. Despite focusing primarily on rock and indie music, Later… has featured everyone […]

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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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