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Ben Folds Five Stops By The Colbert Report

Ben Folds Five Stops By The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report has featured many distinguished musical guests over the years including Jack White, Florence + the Machine, and fun. Now Ben Folds Five can be added to the list because they were featured on the show this past Monday. Ben Folds Five did an interview with host Stephen Colbert and answered questions about [...]

Throwback Thursday: Janis Joplin

Throwback Thursday: Janis Joplin

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re marking the 42nd anniversary of Janis Joplin’s death with a set of classic Joplin songs. Few artists have left as indelible a mark on music as Janis Joplin.  She cleared the way for female musicians to have more opportunities in music than ever before and is considered an idol [...]

Sufjan Stevens Will Release New Christmas Box Set

Sufjan Stevens Will Release New Christmas Box Set

Sufjan Stevens has already released a Christmas album, Songs For Christmas, but on November 13th, Stevens will release a vinyl Christmas box set, including five EPs. The box set will be titled Silver & Gold: Song For Christmas, Volumes 6-10. The EPs spread 58 tracks down, from originals to covers. There will even be some [...]

Dave Grohl Announces Foo Fighters’ Hiatus

Dave Grohl Announces Foo Fighters’ Hiatus

Last Saturday a free concert was held in Central Park to help stop poverty, called the Global Citizen Festival. Neil Young and Crazy Horse, the Black Keys, K’naan, and the Foo Fighters headlined the festival, and despite all the noise, Dave Grohl somehow managed to say a few words that really caught fans’ attention. According [...]

Adele to Write Song for New James Bond Film

Adele to Write Song for New James Bond Film

The James Bond movies have quite a reputation when it comes to their theme songs. The franchise is notorious for using big name musical artists like Paul McCartney, Duran Duran, and Nancy Sinatra to perform the theme that plays in the opening credits of the famous spy series. And with the new James Bond film [...]

Later… with Jools Holland Returns to TV

Later… with Jools Holland Returns to TV

Despite America’s plethora of late night talk shows, we don’t have anything quite like Later… with Jools Holland. Returning for its forty-first season, Later… is a show dedicated entirely to music. Hosted by Jools Holland, the show has been going strong since 1992. Despite focusing primarily on rock and indie music, Later… has featured everyone [...]

Interpol Releasing Deluxe Reissue of Debut Album

Interpol Releasing Deluxe Reissue of Debut Album

Interpol came strong onto the scene with their 2002 debut album Turn on the Bright Lights and to celebrate that breakthrough, the band is releasing a deluxe version of the album on the 10 year anniversary of its release. The band has announced that on November 20, they will re-issue a completely remastered version of [...]

Efterklang Puts Out New Album

Efterklang Puts Out New Album

Efterklang, the dreamy electronic post-rock trio from Denmark, is back with their new album, Piramida. The name of the album, Piramida, comes from the a distant polar ghost town in the arctic circle that the group decided to inhabit for the purpose of field recording, taking video and finding further inspiration for their new album. Casper [...]

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay Announces New Concert Film & Live Album

Coldplay recently announced that they will release a new live CD/DVD on November 20 simply titled Live 2012. Directed by Paul Dugdale, who also directed concert films for both Adele and the Prodigy, the concert film features footage from various stops on the group’s Mylo Xyloto world tour including a headlining performance at the Glastonbury [...]

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

Throwback Thursday: Bryan Ferry

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re celebrating Bryan Ferry’s 67th birthday with a set of Roxy Music songs. I didn’t really become familiar with any of Bryan Ferry’s work, whether with Roxy Music or solo until I began working at WERS.  Fortunately for me, we play a lot of it.  Soon enough, I had listened [...]

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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