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Mister G Live In Studio

Mister G Live In Studio

Live Music Week happens bi-annually at WERS to raise money to keep our station running. We ask if you can pledge your support in order to keep us live on air, bringing you live performances from your favorite musicians. Pledges can be made here.  WERS was happy to have Mister G come through the studio for [...]

Needham Community Theater Live In Studio

Needham Community Theater Live In Studio

Live Music Week happens bi-annually at WERS to raise money to keep our station running. We ask if you can pledge your support in order to keep us live on air, bringing you live performances from your favorite musicians. Pledges can be made here.  The Needham Community Theater came into our studio wearing wide eyes [...]

Blur Announce Track Listing for Parklive

Blur Announce Track Listing for Parklive

English rockers Blur gained a lot of attention over the summer when the Olympic Committee announced that the band would be playing for the London games’ closing concert. At the time, this was believed to be a one time reunion show, but has since been extended by the band confirming that they will be headlining [...]

Revo Radar: Puppet on Crack

If you’ve been on the Beatport website over the past week or so, you’ve probably noticed the song that loads up on the home page. The track is called “The Navajo Jack” by The Puppet on Crack, an up-and-coming producer from the UK. I’ve personally been following this artist for the better part of a [...]

The Mountain Goats at House of Blues

The Mountain Goats at House of Blues

The Mountain Goats are the band that your friend recommended you to – maybe because you were going through a rough time or just had some crazy realization about life. Upon your discovery of them maybe you kept that song’s meaning to yourself. Maybe you got to see them live, at the House of Blues [...]

Soundtrack w/ RZA, Kanye, The Black Keys

Soundtrack w/ RZA, Kanye, The Black Keys

The RZA, a key member in the famous rap group Wu Tang Clan, has teamed up with famous director Quentin Tarantino in directing his own martial arts movie, The Man With the Iron Fists, which will hit theaters on November 2nd. Martial arts have always been a huge in influencing the Wu Tang Clans sound [...]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy TGI music history Friday! On this day in 1966 The Yardbirds made their U.S. debut deplaning in New York for their first two American gigs. Both Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck came along for the adventure as lead guitarists, however, Beck quit after just two performances. With an all-star line-up that included Beck [...]

Live Music Week Fall ’12 Kicks Off!

Live Music Week Fall ’12 Kicks Off!

It’s finally here: LIVE MUSIC WEEK! We spend months planning for our Live Music Week here at WERS, and we could not be more excited to get everything rolling! From October 20 through October 28, WERS will be bringing you another semi-annual Live Music Week filled with some of your favorite local and national acts [...]

Record Store Day Black Friday Releases From Big Names

Record Store Day Black Friday Releases From Big Names

For the past five years Record Store Day has been supplying independent brick and mortar music stores everywhere with exclusive, limited edition releases from musical artists of all kinds. Usually Record Store Day takes place on the third Saturday of April, but the event’s organizers recently announced that they will also take part in Black [...]

Throwback Thursday: R.E.M.’s “Document”

Throwback Thursday: R.E.M.’s “Document”

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.’s Document by playing tracks from the album. Document‘s original album artwork featured the phrase “file under fire.”  The designation fits this album maybe more so than any other in the deep R.E.M. catalogue.  Not only is fire prominently used (i.e. screamed) in the chorus of “The One [...]

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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