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“3 Pears” by Dwight Yoakam

“3 Pears” by Dwight Yoakam

On his first original album in seven years, 3 Pears, country pioneer Dwight Yoakam remains stylistically steadfast. A blend of country, Americana, and pop sounds, 3 Pears delivers what fans have come to expect from Yoakam over the past twenty-plus years. In true Yoakam style, the album strikes a balance between heartfelt ballads and cowboy […]

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 […]

“Now For Plan A” by The Tragically Hip

“Now For Plan A” by The Tragically Hip

After twelve studio albums, with the first EP dating back to 1987, The Tragically Hip have set some pretty high expectations for themselves. All five members of The Hip, as they are often called for short, have surely grown accustomed to the widespread recognition and acclaim that they receive not only in their native Canada, […]

Tommy Trash at Prime Boston

Tommy Trash at Prime Boston

As if Boston didn’t have enough electro music flowing through the streets, the electronic wave continues to spread and this week we were happy to cover Thomas Olsen, better known as Tommy Trash at Prime. This has to be one of those nights were you must be insane to go out on a Sunday but […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy final Friday in September. But just because September is ending, fall is just beginning, somewhat like the career if the Beatles on this day in 1963. Famous New York deejay, Murray the K knew little of the stir he was about to cause when he received a copy of the Beatles’ “She Loves You”. […]

Bell X1 Live In Studio

Irish pop-rock group Bell X1 were once referred to as “Irish rock’s most likeable band” by The Irish Times in 2009. Such a title sets high expectations, yet it was soon clear that the gentlemen from the Emerald Isle were very much deserving of the label when they stopped by the WERS studio last week […]

“Uno!” by Green Day

Post-two concept albums, a politically charged rock opera, a throwback ’60s garage band alter-ego, and a regrettably unforgettable iHeartRadio Music Festival performance, what could possibly be left for Green Day to accomplish? To keep on rocking of course; three-fold to be exact. The first installment of their album trilogy, Uno!, takes everything you were expecting […]

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 […]

Concert Watch: September 26-29

Concert Watch: September 26-29

Hello, concert-lovers! This week is a lovely mish-mosh of genres for concert-going all around Boston—the fall season of heavy hitters just keep on rolling through, so catch them before they retreat to the studio once more! Wednesday, September 26th Grimes at the Paradise Rock Club –  Lovers of the indie and the strange rejoice—Grimes is in town. […]

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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