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Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of songs from The Cranberries in honor of lead singer Dolores O’Riordan’s 42nd birthday! Dolores O’Riordan was born and raised in Limerick, Ireland and was the youngest of seven children. It was in 1990 that O’Riordan auditioned for a band called The Cranberry Saw Us [...]

Arcade Fire Share Trailer for New Album

Arcade Fire Share Trailer for New Album

It’s no secret that Arcade Fire are one of the best modern bands, and news of a new album has been circulating for a little while now on the web. From Instagram photos to street art in New York City, the Canadian band have been hinting at a new album called Reflector and that something will [...]

Concert Watch: Sept. 5th – 7th

Concert Watch: Sept. 5th – 7th

Greetings, concertgoers! As you pack your backpacks for college, grad school, or your own kids, you’re going to need some sweet, soothing somethings to get you through those torturous school nights. Here’s what we’ve got on the menu for you this week! Thursday, September 5th – Glenn Tilbrook (of Squeeze) @ Brighton Music Hall It’s [...]

Flying Lotus on GTA Soundtrack

Flying Lotus on GTA Soundtrack

For many, Sunday night meant the annual MTV VMAs. I’m sure you’ve all read about the show or even watched it live and now, depressed at how far western civilization has fallen, you’re now ready for the sun to explode and destroy us all. BUT WAIT, there’s hope! Because hidden amongst all of the empty [...]

Stream The Replacements Live

Stream The Replacements Live

The pioneers of alternative rock, The Replacements, are back. The ‘Mats played their first show in 22 years this past weekend at Riot Fest in Toronto and performed a career spanning, 23 song long set. Paul Westerberg apologized for “taking so long” to play live again and jokingly blamed it on an unresolved wardrobe dispute. [...]

Will Oasis Tour Soon?

Will Oasis Tour Soon?

When Oasis’ “Wonderwall” seeps through the airwaves of a car radio, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t know all the words to what is easily the band’s biggest hit, from their 1995 album, (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? After all, who doesn’t love to croon along with Liam Gallagher’s deliciously angsty vocals? The [...]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

As we take a look back, this is a truly legendary week in music history! August 16, 2013 marks the anniversary of the death of Robert Johnson, one of the most influential and mysterious musicians of the 20th century. The blues legend only left behind a few dozen songs for us, but his talent and [...]

French Singer Lou Doillon Begins to Rise

French Singer Lou Doillon Begins to Rise

She’s been famous all of her life, in France at least. Her father is a famous film director, her mother was the muse that inspired the iconic Hermes Birkin bag, she’s the face of Gyvenchy and a French it-girl. But Lou Doillon might now start to make a more authentic path of her own in the music [...]

‘The Electric Lady’ Tracklisting Revealed

‘The Electric Lady’ Tracklisting Revealed

After what seemed like an eternity since her debut album, Janelle Monae has reveled the track listing for her forthcoming sophomore effort, The Electric Lady. Due to release on September 10th, the album features a huge amount of big name collaborations. Along with her recently released single, “Q.U.E.E.N.” with Erykah Badu, The Electric Lady features [...]

Beach House Scoring Todd Cole Film

Beach House Scoring Todd Cole Film

“Who listens to guitar music anymore? That’s so circa 2003,” says a preteen boy while he and his friends sit around a table preparing to play dungeons and dragons. This Must Be the Only Fantasy is the newest collaboration film between Rodarte and photographer/director Todd Cole. Cole is primarily a fashion photographer who also dabbles [...]

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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