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Lana Del Rey Makes Short Film

  Since her breakout 2012 album Born To Die, I think most of us probably think of Lana Del Rey as “that girl who collaborates a lot with H&M” or “she did that song for Gatsby, right?” In other words, she’s kind of stepped off of the scene for a little while — until recently with […]

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

Throwback Thursday: JJ Cale

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from JJ Cale in honor of what would have been his 75th birthday. John Weldon Cale was born on December 5th, 1938 and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cale had a passion for music and moved out to Los Angeles during the 1960s. […]

Artist of the Week: MGMT

Artist of the Week: MGMT

MGMT released their third album, their first self-titled effort, this past fall and are currently touring the U.S. with a date in Boston this Thursday at the Orpheum! We are so thrilled to announce them as their Artist of the Week here at WERS. With roots right here in New England, founding members Andrew VanWyngarden […]

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Lone Bellow Comes to Boston

The Brooklyn based folk-rock trio The Lone Bellow came to the Paradise Rock Club in Brighton this past Wednesday. Their stop in Boston is just one on a nearly continuous string of gigs since their self-titled debut albums release in January 2013. They played all the tracks from the album, along with a few new […]

Foo Fighters End Hiatus

Foo Fighters End Hiatus

The Foo Fighters are officially back from their rather short-lived hiatus, which the band announced in September of 2012. The band is now back in full swing with rehearsals for their comeback gig at the 55,000-capacity Foro Sol stadium in Mexico City on December 13th. The National, who will be wrapping up their U.S. Tour […]

Bob Dylan Releases Interactive Music Video

Bob Dylan Releases Interactive Music Video

If you ever wanted to see an official music video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone”–-or if you wanted to see sixteen different ones at once–-your dream is now a reality. The video, which first appeared on Dylan’s website Tuesday, allows viewers to flip through sixteen different channels of a virtual TV. The channels […]

Axl Rose’s Ex-wife Selling Memorabilia

Axl Rose’s Ex-wife Selling Memorabilia

Axl Rose, the lead singer of the band Guns N’ Roses, dated Erin Everly in the 1980s before marrying her in April of 1990. Their marriage was tumultuous to say the least, and quite ephemeral, only lasting a couple months. The couple had the marriage annulled in January 1991 (which is still better than Kim […]

Haim Announce Tour Dates

Haim Announce Tour Dates

The Haim sisters, Danielle, Este, and Alana, announced the North American leg of their tour, starting in California and eventually reaching Canadian soil in Vancouver. With their most recent album debuting a few months back in September, the trio of sisters are out promoting Days Are Gone as we speak. Their ambitious European tour finishes […]

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Concert Watch: Nov. 20-23

Greetings concert goers! Thanksgiving and Black Friday are both next week, so before the holiday fervor begins let’s take a look at some of the shows coming to town: Wednesday, November 20 – The Lone Bellow @ Paradise Rock Club The Lone Bellow burst triumphantly into the music scene earlier this year with their self-titled […]

New Release Tuesday: November 19

New Release Tuesday: November 19

It’s New Release Tuesday at WERS, and the music community is abuzz with the latest releases from artists emerging from artists who are half your age and make fourteen times your salary. Do we have your attention? Excellent. Kurt Vile and the Violators, It’s A Big World Out There (And I Am Scared) If critical […]

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