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Artist of the Week: Polica

Artist of the Week: Polica

WERS is proud to announce that our artist of the week is Minneapolis alternative band Polica in celebration of their sophomore release, Shulamith.  Polica was born of another group’s demise– lead singer Channy Leaneagh left the duo Roma di Luna that consisted of her and her husband Alexei Casselle following the end of the marriage and […]

Third Man Records: Donate a Turkey, Receive a Vinyl

Third Man Records: Donate a Turkey, Receive a Vinyl

Third Man Records wants to make sure no one goes hungry this Thanksgiving. The record label, owned by Jack White of The White Stripes, is teaming up with Nashville Rescue Mission to host a “turkey drive.” Those who donate a turkey or items (including clothing and canned goods) of equal value will receive a free […]

Stevie Nicks to Star on American Horror Story

Stevie Nicks to Star on American Horror Story

Do you watch American Horror Story? Do you religiously listen to Stevie Nicks and own every album she’s ever recorded? (No? Just me? Okay.) Well regardless, Stevie Nicks fans rejoice, for she will be appearing on the third season of American Horror Story: Coven. This past Tuesday, co-creator of the show, Ryan Murphy, tweeted “Guess […]

Arcade Fire Announce 2014 Arena Tour

Arcade Fire Announce 2014 Arena Tour

Arcade Fire has officially decided to back up their number one album with an arena tour in the spring and summer of 2014. The band announced 28 concerts taking place throughout North America next year, starting in Louisville, Kentucky in early March and ending in their hometown of Montreal on August 30. The tour includes […]

Rock Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White

Rock Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White

At just 38 years old, Jack White will be honored with a tribute album featuring his most noteworthy songs performed by many artists that he has cited as influences. The compilation album, which is set to be released on November 19th, features an impressive list of songs performed by rock and roll pioneers, including Gary U.S. […]

The Virgins Have Broken Up

The Virgins Have Broken Up

The future seemed bright for the New York City rockers; they recently opened a string of dates for The Killers and are signed to Julian Casblancas’ label Cult Records. However, five years after breaking onto the scene with their hit “Rich Girls”, the band has decided to end their endeavor. Frontman Donald Cumming posted this […]

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

This week for Throwback Thursday and in honor of Veterans Day WERS is playing a set of music from musicians that were in the military. To start it all off, we have the country music legend, Kris Kristofferson. He was born into a military family and often moved around due to his fathers job as […]

Phoenix Share “Chloroform” Video

Phoenix Share “Chloroform” Video

The husband and wife pair of Thomas Mars and Sofia Coppola collaborate for Phoenix’s “Chloroform” video. The marriage of both filmmaker and musician released the seventh track off of Phoenix’s latest LP, Bankrupt! The music video features Coppola’s indie filmmaking techniques on an online debut at MoMA. Coppola tells Indie Wire of her approach, “I […]

Lily Allen is Back With New Music

Lily Allen is Back With New Music

It’s been a few years since Lily Allen released any new music. She first appeared on the British music scene in 2005 and quickly gained the public’s attention through self-releasing her own music on Myspace. In 2006, she released her debut album Alright, Still which turned out to be a multi-platinum album in Britain while […]

Concert Watch: Nov. 14-17

Concert Watch: Nov. 14-17

Morning Concertgoers! Autumn seems to be in full swing, and winter won’t be far behind, but no matter how chilly it gets nothing will get in the way of Boston’s hot live music scene. A quick glance at this week’s concerts is a sure sign of that: Thursday, November 14 – Dr. Dog @ House […]

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