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WERS Makes “Boston’s Best”

WERS Makes “Boston’s Best”

WERS is The Improper Bostonian’s 2012 Boston’s Best Radio Station!

On the Verge: Horse Feathers

On the Verge: Horse Feathers

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 Portland based indie folk band Horse Feathers whose fourth full-length album, Cynic’s New Year, is out now. Folk band Horse Feathers stopped by WERS to perform a […]

Fiona Apple Live In Concert

Fiona Apple Live In Concert

Fans of Fiona Apple were in for a treat at last night’s show at Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center. Apple was in top form and gave the crowd roughly an hour and a half of breathtaking and powerful music. She’s touring in support of her fourth album, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver […]

Billy Bragg at Somerville Theatre

Billy Bragg at Somerville Theatre

For a musician who has been on the folk, punk, and leftist scene intermittently throughout the past thirty-five years, Billy Bragg’s message remains remarkably consistent. At the Somerville Theatre this past Thursday evening, new and old fans alike rallied around the force of his personality and the still-strong and completely current political messages that come […]

On the Verge: Julia Easterlin

On the Verge: Julia Easterlin

Julia Easterlin, one of the many talented artists performing at the upcoming Songs for Soldiers event, is just a year out of Berklee and already she has performed at SXSW and Lollapalooza. She is a singer/songwriter who does something with her music that I have never seen before: Easterlin is a loop-artist, and the two […]

Discover: “Blunderbuss”

Discover: “Blunderbuss”

June’s Album of the Month is Jack White’s Blunderbuss

Shawn Colvin Live In Studio

Shawn Colvin Live In Studio

Between a memoir, a new album, and a rigorous tour schedule, Shawn Colvin took time to stop by WERS this past Thursday. She grabbed a seat and immediately started feeling around on her fingerboard as we prepared for her solo acoustic session. As a singer-songwriter who has been creating albums for 23 years, Colvin seemed […]

The Walkmen Live In Studio

The Walkmen Live In Studio

With their newest album, Heaven, released ten years since their debut record, it’s clear The Walkmen have a lot of memories to look back on. Singer and guitarist Hamilton Leithauser, guitarist Paul Maroon, bassist Walter Martin, and drummer Matt Barrick all stopped by the WERS studio for a special live performance (keyboardist Peter Bauer was unable to join with […]

Laura Marling at the Berklee Performance Center

Laura Marling at the Berklee Performance Center

Folk musicians from all walks of life seem to have a particular charm. That moment when an emotional ballad ends and the coy soft-spoken words of the performer emerge between songs, one can’t help but wonder – where does that voice come from? English folk singer Laura Marling and opening act Willy Mason came to […]

Laura Marling Live In Studio

Laura Marling Live In Studio

English folk singer and songwriter Laura Marling stopped by the WERS studio as her nationwide tour in support of A Creature I Don’t Know just getting started. At the ripe age of 22, Marling has already released three full-length albums, has been nominated for two Mercury Music Prizes, and has taken home the Best Female Solo […]

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