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“I want my burrito, Dad!” Sam Glassberg shouts as he recounts a story about a family he saw on the T with fellow bandmates Joe Holcomb and Garren Orr. The good-humored chatter and playfulness continues during their warm up, but soon the band Soft Focus slowly lets the sound of steady drums and slow-picking guitar [...]
The magnetic sound of the piano, cynical yet sensitive core of their lyrics, and the killer performances Ben Folds Five delivers to long-time fans as well as new, is now compiled in a full fifteen live track album, simply self-titled Live. Returning from a long hiatus in 2011, the rock-pop trio, comprised of Ben Folds on [...]
As far as Scottish bands go, Camera Obscura has had quite an impressive run. Since its inception in 1996, the band earned the blessings of late British DJ John Peel, survived multiple line-up changes, and released five critically well-received albums. Camera Obscura’s latest, Desire Lines, just came out in June and the band is currently [...]
It’s hard to listen to a Belle and Sebastian song without hearing it echo through the terrible plastic headphones I used to team up with an aging Walkman in high school (iPods are expensive on a snack bar employee salary), and holding a ticket that included the Scottish indie legends of yore in addition to Hoboken noise [...]
One of WERS’ bands to watch, Sea Wolf, will be coming to the Boston area and you can still get tickets! See a solo set at Brighton Music Hall on February 16th. Tickets are on sale now. Click Here for more information.
WERS favorite and 2013 buzz musician Rhye will be coming through the area to play an 18+ show at The Royale on February 20th. Click Here for more information.
WERS favorite White Denim will be coming through the area to play at The Sinclair on February 25th and 26th. Click Here for more information. Don’t forget we’re giving away tickets and you could win! Click here for more information.
After a strange countdown appeared on the famed Pearl Jam’s website at the very beginning of this month, fans were left to wonder what the ticking numbers meant. The general consensus was that it would be some sort of huge announcement—and it was. A little less than a week after the clock was posted, it [...]
With a psychedelic drum set, some incense, and a playfully jazzy keyboard rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” during sound check, the tone of the evening was set well before the Mowgli’s took the stage. The Mowgli’s have been through Boston before with bands like Family of the Year and Youngblood Hawke, but this was their [...]
WERS favorite St. Vincent will be taking over the House of Blues on February 27th for what will no doubt be a rocking performance. Tickets are available now. Click here for more information.