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Black Music Month: Queen Ifrica

June is Black Music Month, on June 13th Rockers is highlighting Queen Ifrica.

Black Music Month: Buju Banton

June is Black Music Month, on June 8th Rockers is highlighting Buju Banton.

Black Music Month: Kurtis Blow

June is Black Music Month, on June 12th 889@Night is highlighting Kurtis Blow.

Black Music Month: Etana

June is Black Music Month, on June12th Rockers is highlighting Etana.

Black Music Month: Yellowman

June is Black Music Month, on June11th Rockers is highlighting Yellowman.

“That’s Why God Made the Radio” by The Beach Boys

“That’s Why God Made the Radio” by The Beach Boys

With anticipation building as the group tours the country once more (though the Pet Sounds lineup is long over) for their fiftieth anniversary, the release of The Beach Boys’ That’s Why God Made The Radio is perfectly timed—in a society that thrives on nostalgia, the Boys deliver nearly a half-century of American pop culture along […]

“Synthetica” by Metric

“Synthetica” by Metric

The Canadian quartet Metric have been keeping their solid fan base antsy with the three year wait since their well received release of Fantasies in 2009. Lucky for fans, Synthetica still sports the sonic pop swirl that they loved in the past. Metric has never been a band to be ultra flashy and flamboyant – […]

Graceland Documentary Screened at Berklee

Graceland Documentary Screened at Berklee

This past Friday, Berklee School of Music had the honor of screening the documentary, Under African Skies. This is a touching commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Paul Simon’s album Graceland, full of celebration and explanation of such a thoughtful album. Since the school is lucky enough to have Paul Simon as a member of the Board of Trustees, they also […]

“Generals” by The Mynabirds

“Generals” by The Mynabirds

What happens when music combines with, or becomes, a call for revolution? The Beatles, the Byrds, Dylan, Gaye, Stevens and many, many more would all agree; the world begins to change, however incrementally small or exponentially large. “Songwriters who whittle complicated issues down to a simple, memorable melody, put their finger on the zeitgeist of a […]

Digging Through the Crates #5

Digging Through the Crates #5

A few months ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Mike Kinsella, the front man of projects like Owen and American Football along with the drummer of Cap’n Jazz. If you don’t know who Mike Kinsella is, then you are missing out on a really important part of the 90s: emo. People now consider […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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