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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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