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Concert Watch: November 21st-November 26th

Concert Watch: November 21st-November 26th

Let’s be serious, concert-lovers—we all say we’re thankful for friends, family, and the American way for Thanksgiving, but what we’re really thankful is for: Duncan Sheik—Tonight, November 21st, The Sinclair When it comes to musical versatility, it doesn’t get much better than Duncan Sheik. A writer and composer of his own material since the early ‘90’s, he’s also responsible […]

AC/DC Now On iTunes

AC/DC Now On iTunes

Australian rockers AC/DC released music through iTunes for the first time on Monday, November 19th. AC/DC had remained one of the now few major groups to withhold from selling through iTunes music store. The band released their entire discography for purchase, which includes sixteen studio, four live, and three compilation albums. AC/DC had previously refused […]

New Florence + the Machine Music Video

Florence and the Machine never fails to provide fans and viewers with remarkable music videos, and that is no different in the release of her current music video for single, “Lover to Lover”. “Lover to Lover” is the next single off her sophomore album entitled, Ceremonials. Florence Welch pursues her long-time interest in acting within […]

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. PHILLIP PHILLIPS: WORLD FROM THE SIDE OF THE MOON Phillip Phillips, the winner of the eleventh season of American Idol who is already […]

Artist Of The Week: Atlas Genius

Artist Of The Week: Atlas Genius

The WERS Artist of the Week is the South Australian indie rock band, Atlas Genius. Consisting of Keith Jeffrey on vocals and guitars, Steven Jeffrey on bass, Michael Jeffrey on drums and Darren Sell on keyboards, the band has made a big splash this year with their song, “Trojans”, which is off of their debut […]

New Movie Track From TV on the Radio Singer

What do Elton John, Daft Punk, and Adele all have in common? They have all participated in the long tradition of collaborating with the film industry. TV on the Radio’s lead singer, Tunde Adebimpe, has added himself to this long list of artists by singing a track titled “Queen of Midnight”. The track was written […]

Yo La Tengo Announce New Album & Tour

Yo La Tengo Announce New Album & Tour

Yo La Tengo have just announced that their new album, Fade, is set to be released next year on January 15th. Their last album, Popular Songs, was released in 2009 making it a good four years since the world has heard a new, full-length from the legendary indie band (they did, however, release an EP […]

New Art Exhibition by The xx

I absolutely love it when a band or artist takes the time to think beyond the music and the fame to bring us a further understanding of our human relationship with music in general. The xx, in coordination with audio company “Sonos”, have decided to help create an art exhibition around their newest album, Coexist, naming […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Happy Friday all! Hope you’re enjoying the pre-Thanksgiving chill. To get you pumped for your imminent turkey-coma here’s today’s music history fix for your Friday. On this day in 1973, David Bowie’s first television special, 1980 Floor Show, was broadcast as a part of NBC’s Midnight Special series. This was Bowie’s first appearance after his publicized retirement on […]

Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show to Occur

Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show to Occur

As New York City continues to clean up from the devastating storm, bands such as Vampire Weekend, Real Estate, The Walkmen, Devandra Banhart, and the Dirty Projectors plan to put on an acoustic benefit show. The show will take place this Saturday, November 17 from 12-5pm at Brooklyn Heights Church with a suggested donation of […]

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