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Adele’s “21″ Sells 10 Million

Adele’s “21″ Sells 10 Million

This week, U.S. sales for Adele’s sophomore album 21 pushed beyond the 10 million mark, making it the first album to sell that many copies in less than two years since ‘N Sync’s No Strings Attached. Only seven other albums have accomplished such a feat within the same time span. It also makes 21 the [...]

Throwback Thursday: George Harrison

Throwback Thursday: George Harrison

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from George Harrison as today marks 11 years since his death. If you’re a WERS fan, chances are you’re already pretty well aware of George Harrison.  Lead guitarist for The Beatles and an iconic solo artist in his own right, there’s a special corner of the [...]

Concert Watch: November 28th-November 29th

Concert Watch: November 28th-November 29th

This week, warm up your music senses with a crazy variety! Tonight, November 28 – Delta Spirit @ The House of Blues Delta Spirit’s signature San Diego sound has been a staple on WERS for years, and their new self-titled album is guaranteed to bring down the House of Blues tonight. They’re in their eighth [...]

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. THE BRYAN FERRY ORCHESTRA—THE JAZZ AGE Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music has founded The Bryan Ferry Orchestra—a 1920’s style Jazz Ensemble—and their new [...]

New Ellie Goulding Music Video

British sensation Ellie Goulding has just released the music video for her second single, “Figure 8”, off her sophomore album, Halcyon. After recently splitting with long time boyfriend Skrillex, Goulding released the single and video shortly after. Coincidence? I think not. The video for “Figure 8” follows Goulding after losing her most recent boyfriend and [...]

Page Speaks on Zeppelin Remasters

Page Speaks on Zeppelin Remasters

Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin guitarist, is currently working on a set of remasters from the legendary 70’s rock band. According to Rolling Stone, all of the Zeppelin studio albums will be re-released one by one. This also includes Coda, which was released after the band broke up in 1980. It’s been twenty years since the [...]

Artist Of The Week: Neil Young

Artist Of The Week: Neil Young

The WERS Artist Of The Week is one of rock ‘n roll’s most iconic figures, Neil Young, who has been quite busy in 2012 as he released not one, but two studio records: Americana and Psychedelic Pill.  Young originally hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba and got his start performing as a solo artist in Canada in the early 1960s. [...]

Rolling Stones Make Live Comeback

Rolling Stones Make Live Comeback

It’s been over five years since The Rolling Stones closed their “A Bigger Bang” tour with a three night stand at London’s O2 Arena. They reprised these shows with a two night stand at the same venue in honor of their 50th anniversary. With a career spanning setlist, they opened with their version of “I [...]

New Yeah Yeah Yeahs Album in 2013

New Yeah Yeah Yeahs Album in 2013

Will there be a follow up to 2009’s It’s Blitz? Yeah, yeah, yeah. According to NME, DJ Jason Bentley announced on his KCRW radio show “Morning Becomes Eclectic” that the band would have a new album in “the springtime” of 2013. As of now, and unfortunately, the promise of a new album is the only [...]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning ladies and gents! Hope you’re enjoying the perils of Black Friday after a long awaited and self-induced turkey coma. Time to get truly geared up for the holiday season, and to start it all off here’s your weekly fix of TGI music history Friday! Today in music history back in 1976, Jerry Lee Lewis, just [...]

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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