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Folk musicians from all walks of life seem to have a particular charm. That moment when an emotional ballad ends and the coy soft-spoken words of the performer emerge between songs, one can’t help but wonder – where does that voice come from? English folk singer Laura Marling and opening act Willy Mason came to [...]
If you haven’t heard of “Barbra Streisand”, then I don’t know what the Duck Sauce you’re waiting for. That is A-Trak and he has been rolling the globe for years, his works even being covered on X-Factor and Glee. Well, enough of the puns (for now). A-Trak is just a “Big Bad Wolf” that started [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 15th 889@Night is highlighting The Sugarhill Gang.
June is Black Music Month, on June 15th Rockers is highlighting Gregory Isaacs.
English folk singer and songwriter Laura Marling stopped by the WERS studio as her nationwide tour in support of A Creature I Don’t Know just getting started. At the ripe age of 22, Marling has already released three full-length albums, has been nominated for two Mercury Music Prizes, and has taken home the Best Female Solo [...]
For this week’s edition of The Coffeehouse, we at WERS were fortunate enough to have John Fullbright come in studio for a live session. Fullbright’s first studio album, From the Ground Up, was released earlier this year, but this was not his first album. Contrary to standard industry practice, his first release was actually a [...]
After four days of music, art, and comedy, tens of thousands of Bonnarovians were finally sent home with ears ringing, dust and dirt clinging to their bodies, and the smell of corndogs sitting gently in their noses. Huge plastic bags of trash and recycling, empty beer cans, and random articles of clothing were left scattering [...]
Meiko’s second track says it all; she’s in love. That’s one thing you need to know before you throw the album on. In terms of style, Meiko has stuck with what she knows and what we love her for. But, in terms of content, The Bright Side is almost a polar opposite from her debut [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 14th 889@Night is highlighting The Real Roxanne.
June is Black Music Month, on June 14th Rockers is highlighting Rita Marley.