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Villagers Release New Single

Irish band Villagers released a new track titled “Occupy Your Mind” purposely coinciding with the start of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Upon release, frontman Conor J. O’Brien accompanied the song with a few words speaking to the anti-gay laws in Russia, writing, “In the advent of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, please find attached [...]

On the Verge: Villagers

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This weeks’ artist On The Verge is Villagers! They made their way to the WERS studios all the way from Dublin, Ireland.   Villagers have had an incredible amount of success in their home country. [...]

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. JAKE BUGG, JAKE BUGG Nottingham native, Jake Bugg has released his debut, self-titled album. The singer-songwriter is just nineteen years old and claims [...]

“Awayland” by Villagers

A quick glance at the latest issue of Mojo magazine will reveal a striking and somewhat grotesque illustration of Villagers songwriter and singer, Conor O’Brien. Drawn as a Slaughter House Five reading fetus that is sharing space with a gecko in the belly of an ocean wave, the image itself is a bit too psychedelic [...]

Dirty Projectors at the Paradise

Dirty Projectors at the Paradise

“This is the first time I’ve ever been excited to hear a band’s new songs at a concert,” the girl next to me confessed as we waited in line outside the Paradise Rock Club for the sold out Dirty Projectors show. She was, of course, referring to the Dirty Projectors wonderful new album, Swing Lo Magellan, and [...]

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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