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Upcoming Nine Inch Nails Tour

Upcoming Nine Inch Nails Tour

Four years ago Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails went on what was supposedly their final tour, called the “Wave Goodbye” tour. Reznor released some big news on the Nine Inch Nails homepage today, making this no longer true. In a note from Reznor it says, “Nine Inch Nails are touring this year.” The 2013 […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from punk anomaly Lou Reed, who will turn 71 years old this Saturday! Throughout his career Lou Reed has weaved through many different styles of punk, experimental and avant-garde. He established himself as a rock visionary as the leader of the Velvet Underground and continued […]

David Bowie Releases New Video

David Bowie Releases New Video

David Bowie’s highly anticipated return with The Next Day, might not be released in the U.S until March 12th, but he has shared a second single, “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” with a Floria Sigismondi directed video. Bowie has worked with Floria in the past, but this time around, some nostalgia was brought to the […]

Concert Watch: Feb 28-Mar 2

Concert Watch: Feb 28-Mar 2

While today’s forecast is looking a bit dreary, this weekend’s concert weather is looking mighty bright. Take a look at who’s coming to town this weekend. The Wood Brothers – Paradise Rock Club – Thursday, February 28 The Wood Brothers, a pair of sibling musicians Chris and Oliver Wood, put out their first studio album […]

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. JOHNNY MARR, THE MESSENGER Johnny Marr, best known as the guitarist of The Smiths, has released his first entirely solo album, The Messenger. […]

Passion Pit “Carried Away” Music Video

Passion Pit “Carried Away” Music Video

Passion Pit released the fourth single “Carried Away” off of their most recent album Gossamer in early January, but earlier this month the band released a music video for the upbeat electronic love song. The music video for “Carried Away” came out on Valentine’s Day this year and was uploaded to the passionpitVEVO channel on […]

Artist of the Week: The Postal Service

Artist of the Week: The Postal Service

This week WERS is featuring The Postal Service as our Artist of the Week.  The band was formed when Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) lent some vocals to Jimmy Tamborello’s (AKA Dntel) album Life Is Full of Possibilities.  This led to them making an EP of remixes which in turn led them to the decision […]

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Tour

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Tour

After an almost seven year break, Justin Timberlake made his return to music via comeback single, “Suit and Tie”. Featuring a rap from Jay-Z and sleek, neo-soul production from Timberland, the single debuted at #4 on the Billboard chart. After a stunning performance of the aforementioned song at the Grammys it looked like the duo […]

Throwback Thursday: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison

Throwback Thursday: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from Talking Heads to celebrate the 64th birthday of their keyboardist Jerry Harrison. Before he found fame as a member of Talking Heads, Jerry Harrison made his first splash as a member of the short lived yet highly influential punk band The Modern Lovers. This Boston […]

Jack White Named “Record Store Ambassador”

Jack White Named “Record Store Ambassador”

As a man who has exemplified dedication to vinyl, Jack White has been named, “Record Store Ambassador” by Record Store Day. The event that occurs every April 20th will be dedicated to White who has not only had his hands in multitudes of rock bands, but also single handedly attempted to bring vinyl back in […]

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