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Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

Throwback Thursday: Bonnie Raitt

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating Bonnie Raitt’s birthday with a set of her music. Active since the 1970′s, Bonnie Raitt has been an icon for quite some time.  The early parts of her career are characterized by a roots influenced sound that was heavily acclaimed, if not widely popular.  That changed in the […]

Concert Watch: November 7th-9th, 2012

Concert Watch: November 7th-9th, 2012

Election hounds, lay down your weapons! The madness has subsided, normalcy reigns supreme, and it’s time to get back to the music. How are you going to top the free Aerosmith concert that took place in Allston earlier this week, you may wonder? We’ve got your cure right here. November 7 – Yeasayer (House of […]

Tegan & Sara Set Release Date For Heartthrob

Tegan and Sara have offered a video to relieve fans of their curiosity. They have officially stated that their new album, Heartthrob, will be released on January 29th in North America and February 18th in the U.K. As the band tours with The Killers, they are determined to keep close to their fans, releasing “Closer” […]

Aerosmith Plays Free Show

Aerosmith Plays Free Show

After rocking Commonwealth Avenue on Monday, Aerosmith, released their brand new album Music From Another Dimension! today. This is the first release from “The Bad Boys from Boston” since their 2004 cover album Honkin’ on Bobo, and their first album with original material since Just Push Play in 2001. Music From Another Dimension! was produced […]

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. AEROSMITH: MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! Aerosmith’s first record of all-new music in eleven years, Music From Another Dimension!, was released today. The album is their fifteenth […]

Passion Pit to Tour

Passion Pit to Tour

While once walking the halls of Emerson College, I’m sure Michael Angelakos, now lead vocalist of the group Passion Pit, would not have predicted the success he and fellow members of Passion Pit are experiencing today. Locals of Cambridge, Massachusetts, the group originated back in the year 2007 and since then has embarked on an […]

The xx Release Mobile App

The xx has released a mobile application to accompany their sophomore album, Coexist, which was released earlier this past September. The free app is available for iPhone and Android phones, and is meant to enhance the band’s new album. While I don’t know of any other bands have their phone applications, I can’t say I’m […]

Depeche Mode Set to Release New Album

Depeche Mode Set to Release New Album

Legendary electronic band Depeche Mode are set to release their first album since 2009. While the group did not release the name of the album during their recent press conference, they did say that it would contain around twenty songs and that it will be produced by Ben Hilier (know for producing acts such as […]

Atoms For Peace Release New Track

Atoms For Peace Release New Track

If that title makes absolutely no sense to you, let me bring you up to speed. Atoms For Peace is a project featuring Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), and Nigel Godrich (Radiohead’s producer) —  a stellar collaboration lineup. Back in September, the group released their first single “Default” via iTunes and scheduled […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Happy November! And Happy Anniversary to radio! Today commemorates the first radio broadcast from KDKA Pittsburgh in 1920. Thus, making all of my early Friday mornings possible. The station is currently owned by CBS Radio and broadcasts a talk radio format, branded as “The Voice of Pittsburgh”. Also on this day in 1963, The Beach […]

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