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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 […]

Throwback Thursday: The Beach Boys

Throwback Thursday: The Beach Boys

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating the career of The Beach Boys in the wake of the release of their latest greatest hits album Fifty Big Ones. Has any band ever had such a wide appeal as The Beach Boys?  Sure, they likely have their detractors – maybe their music is too saccharine for some, too cloying, […]

Concert Watch: November 15th-November 18th, 2012

Concert Watch: November 15th-November 18th, 2012

Just like that, music-lovers, the holidays are upon us and the concert season is all that’s left to keep us warm aside from that expensive Christmas cheer. Awesome is audible this week, so let’s get straight to it. Thursday, November 15th, Friday,  November 16th, and Saturday, November 17th – Amanda Palmer at The Paradise Lexington, […]

Fans Add to Bruce Springsteen Documentary

Fans Add to Bruce Springsteen Documentary

A new Bruce Springsteen documentary titled Springsteen & I is in the works, and the filmmakers behind it are asking his fans to share their stories about what his music means to them. On the movie’s official website, SpringsteenandI.com, one of its producers wrote: We are searching for a wide variety of creative interpretations, captured […]

Blink-182 Recording New EP

Blink-182 Recording New EP

Blink-182 spent time in the studio last week putting some songs together, according to Rolling Stone. These sessions in a the Los Angeles studio are apart of an effort to put out an EP by Christmas. This will be their first release since the 2011 album Neighborhoods, which was their first new material in eight […]

New Purity Ring Video

Canadian music duo Purity Ring just released their new music video for their song entitled “Lofticries” off their current album, Shrines. After the release of Shrines in July of 2012, Purity Ring has been pulling in the attention of listeners’ worldwide. “Lofticries”, directed by AG Rojas, who has previously directed for artists such as Jack […]

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. SOUNDGARDEN: KING ANIMAL Rock band, Soundgarden released their sixth studio album, King Animal, today. It is their first album of new music in sixteen […]

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

The WERS Artist Of The Week is The Tallest Man On Earth, whose latest record, There’s No Leaving Now,  is out now! The Tallest Man On Earth is the moniker of singer-songwriter, Kristian Matsson who hails from Dalarna, Sweden and has been releasing records as The Tallest Man On Earth since 2006. The first Tallest Man On Earth […]

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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