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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 […]

The Strokes New Music

The Strokes New Music

It’s that time of year when bands are releasing singles, EP’s and albums and announcing their tour dates and festival circuits. So far, the tracks and announcements have been phenomenal. If you don’t think so, I implore you to look at the Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, and Sasquatch lineups (to name a few) and reconsider. However, […]

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 […]

The Postal Service Tour

The Postal Service Tour

The Postal Service is back together and have added another 17 concert dates to their recently announced reunion tour. This totals to a 29 date tour with stops at Coachella in April, throughout Europe, and in town at the Bank of America Pavilion. The Postal Service, headlined by Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, hasn’t […]

Phoenix Working On New Album

Phoenix Working On New Album

A month has gone by since fans of the French alternative music group, Phoenix received the news of the bands up and coming studio album, Bankrupt! It was only a matter of time before new material from the album was released, and that day has arrived. The band has shared a taste of the new […]

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. NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS: PUSH THE SKY AWAY Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds have released their fifteenth studio album, Push […]

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