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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. Animal Collective, Centipede Hz – 2009′s Merriweather Post Pavilion might have made you think Animal Collective were softening up. Not so. Their latest […]

David Wax Museum Live In Studio

David Wax Museum Live In Studio

David Wax Museum stopped by the studio to play a few new songs off of their album Knock Knock Get Up. Veterans to WERS, they began by tearing into “Leopard Girl,” a standout track from the September 4 release.  “Leopard Girl” was a good choice to start with because it showed off a lot of the unique […]

Revo Radar: Zeds Dead

Revo Radar: Zeds Dead

“Zeds Dead, baby. Zeds Dead!” In this case, I’m not just reciting the infamous line from Quetin Taratino’s Pulp Fiction. I’m talking about the Canadian duo that goes by Zeds Dead. After sampling that quote in their song “White Satin”, this has become their trademark saying for fans wherever they go. Not to be mistaken […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy Friday! The final TGIF for August of 2012. For some people Friday is payday and this Friday specifically back in 1969 was payday for a certain man named Bob Dylan. On Friday August 31, 1969 Bob Dylan made his first paid appearance since his near fatal motorcycle accident near his home […]

Throwback Thursday: “Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe”

Throwback Thursday:  “Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe”

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we will be playing a few tracks off of the forthcoming Nick Lowe tribute album Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe. Throughout Nick Lowe’s nearly half-century long career he’s pulled on many influences.  Part of what makes his music so special and versatile is the fact that it can’t really […]

New Ben Gibbard, Cat Power, & Lykke Li Songs

New Ben Gibbard, Cat Power, & Lykke Li Songs

It seems the end of summer has a lot of artists eager to share new music they have been working on. From indie staples Death Cab for Cutie to soulful singer Cat Power and the eclectic singer Lykke Li, there are a number of new songs that are waiting for you to hit play! First […]

Concert Watch: August 31-September 2nd

Concert Watch: August 31-September 2nd

Concert Watch! This weekend: August 31-September 2nd Friday, August 31st PLANETOID—CHURCH On Friday, August 31st, rock band Planetoid will take the stage at Church. The trio describes themselves as having travelled back in time from the year 3032, and go by the names Locrius, Ovatus and Admiral Time. Their debut record Shadow Of The Planetoid was recently […]

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. Divine Fits, A Thing Called Divine Fits – Spoon’s Britt Daniel and Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner are a supergroup made in indie heaven. […]

On the Verge: Justin Jones

On the Verge: Justin Jones

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 week’s artist On The Verge is singer-songwriter Justin Jones, an artist from Virginia who’s fourth album, Fading Light, is available now. Jones has released four albums to date, the most recent having been recorded under […]

Discover: “Slipstream”

Discover: “Slipstream”

August’s Album of the Month is Bonnie Raitt’s Slipstream

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