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Taylor Swift In Vanity Fair

Taylor Swift In Vanity Fair

It’s safe to say Taylor Swift’s appetite for attention is insatiable and this week’s stunt further proves that statement. In the April issue of Vanity Fair, Taylor Swift inferred that both Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are going to hell for making comments regarding Swift’s love life at the Golden Globes. Throughout the award show, […]

25th Anniversary of R.E.M.’s Green

25th Anniversary of R.E.M.’s Green

R.E.M. announced through their website this past Tuesday that they’ll be re-releasing their 1988 album, Green, as a deluxe edition on May 14th. Released twenty five years ago on Warner Bros. Records, the album was the bands major label breakthrough featuring the hits “Orange Crush,” “Stand,” “Pop Song 89,” and “Get Up.” The original album […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing songs from the Who’s Tommy to mark the anniversary of “Pinball Wizard’s” debut in the U.K. Primarily the brain child of guitarist Pete Townshend, the Who’s Tommy was perhaps the first grand rock-opera ever recorded. Tommy is a double-album about an abused and handicapped child who eventually […]

Concert Watch: March 7th-9th

Concert Watch: March 7th-9th

Hey, concert-goers! Finally recovered from the massive heart attack the Newport and Boston Calling lineups gave you? Cool! We’ve still got a few more weeks of winter to plow through (groundhogs are inaccurate meteorologists), so here’s a few great shows to keep you sane in the meantime. Thursday, March 7th: Animal Collective at House of […]

Morrisey Switches 1989 Album Cover

Morrisey Switches 1989 Album Cover

Last month, Morrisey announced that a reissue of the 1989 single, ‘The Last Of The Famous International Playboys’ and the 1991 album, Kill Uncle will be released on April 8th. With hopes in creating something truly special Morrisey had an unseen picture of himself and David Bowie taken in 1992 in New York City, in […]

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. CAITLIN ROSE, THE STAND-IN Nashville-based Caitlin Rose has dropped her sophomore record, The Stand-in. Prior to her solo career, Rose was the lead […]

Artist of the Week: The Adam Ezra Group

Artist of the Week: The Adam Ezra Group

This week WERS is featuring The Adam Ezra Group as our Artist of the Week! We’ve been big fans of Adam Ezra here at WERS for a long time and are so thrilled to have them perform this Saturday at WERS Presents: Reykjavik Calling at the Paradise Rock Club. Adam Ezra and his band are […]

National Record Store Day 2013

National Record Store Day 2013

Record Store Day, the annual celebration of all things music and vinyl related (excluding the pants), returns on April 20th and there will be TONS of new records to pick up. Warner Bros. Records has recently announced their 2013 Record Store Day plans and plenty of familiar, WERS artists are featured. Some of the highlights […]

Azealia Banks Covers The Strokes

Azealia Banks Covers The Strokes

You know that catchy little song off The Stroke’s first album It This It, that plays right before “Someday”? Remember how Julian Casablanca’s signature, distorted vocals and the band’s garage, new rock instrumentation sounds on the song “Barely Legal”? Well, the rap game’s newest it-girl, Azealia Banks has covered “Barely Legal” over a synth-heavy beat […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Spring is almost upon us, listeners, and what better way to thaw yourself out than with a little crash course education? There’s plenty of music history to go around this week, so let’s get down to it. It’s another year older, another year wiser for a number of male musical powerhouses this week. Celebrating a […]

Emerson College

To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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