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Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

Artist Of The Week: Frightened Rabbit

The WERS Artist Of The Week is the Scottish rock band, Frightened Rabbit.  The band just released a brand new EP called State Hospital and will be playing in Boston this Saturday night, October 6th at The Brighton Music Hall. Frightened Rabbit formed back in 2003 and is made up of Scott Hutchinson on lead [...]

The Wallflowers at the Paradise

The Wallflowers at the Paradise

It’s almost easy to see why ‘90s alternative roots rock group The Wallflowers changed the band’s name from The Apples all those many years ago. Fronted by Jakob Dylan, the band’s understated confidence brings with it a presence that is both relaxed and mesmerizing all at the same time. For those who attended last night’s [...]

Princeton Review Names WERS #1 College Radio Station

Princeton Review Names WERS #1 College Radio Station

Emerson College was recently ranked the #1 College Radio Station in the 2013 edition of the Princeton Review, bumping the college up three spots from last year’s list. This list was compiled using the results of an online survey conducted from over 122,000 students attending 377 institutions. This particular category was based on the question [...]

“The Elle King EP” by Elle King

Lately, we have been used to the female crooner, but Elle King has something genuine to offer. Her tenderness comes through with honesty and her ability to piece together such a punch out of her pain. King has a way of drawing you straight to the middle where it’s all happening and she won’t let [...]

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 [...]

“Former Lives” by Benjamin Gibbard

Washington native and famed Death Cab For Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard ventured into the studio for his first full length solo album, Former Lives. Set to release on October 16th under Barsuk Records (Death Cab For Cutie, Maps & Atlases, Menomena). Former Lives is a 12-track collection of both songs that Gibbard has kept under wraps [...]

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 [...]

Jack White at Agganis Arena

Jack White at Agganis Arena

The bright lights in the crowded Agganis Arena on Friday night dimmed and the crowd lurched toward the stage in one swift, collective movement, their arms outstretched, a chorus of screams echoing inside of the spacious venue as an eclectic grouping of fans waited for one of music’s most talented men to take the stage. [...]

Revo Radar: Dada Life

Dada Life, an up and coming Swedish Electro House duo, is definitely a group that should be watched. Dada Life consists of Stefan Engblom and Olle Corneer, two crazy characters who make sure their shows are unforgettable with their giant banana inflatables, champagne inflatables, and enormous energy. Dada Life have been around in the Electronic [...]

First Aid Kit at the Royale

First Aid Kit at the Royale

Climbing the many flights of stairs, the crowds passed bronze angel statues and when we reached the stage it was small, intimate, and ethereal. Moulin Rouge-esque lounges were up above and a large reflective floor was below – it was empty at first, but a little girl soon used it as a dance floor. Over [...]

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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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