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July Album of the Month

July Album of the Month

Fall in love with Sam Smith’s debut “In The Lonely Hour” all throughout July

“A Sea of Split Peas” by Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett, 24 year old singer/songwriter from Melbourne, Australia, gets the ‘slacker’ label tagged onto her in almost anything ever written about her. I wouldn’t call writing two of the most entertaining and refreshing EPs in recent memory slacking off. I know a lot of slackers, and they can’t find the energy to even listen to […]

“So Long, See You Tomorrow” by Bombay Bicycle Club

It’s been a few years since we’ve seen Bombay Bicycle Club on the scene, but they’ve come back (once again) with a completely different sound. Starting off with a jaunty, layered chorus of guitars, their newest album, So Long, See You Tomorrow enters with an all-new air of theatricality infused with psychedelic, almost pop at times, rock. […]

Emerson Treble Makers Live In Studio

Emerson Treble Makers Live In Studio

  The Boston-based group known for making sweet, sweet treble joined WERS in the studio for All A Capella. This dynamic group, whose trademark is their large size, flexed their vocal chords and technical skills in the studio. Emerson’s Treble Makers are relatively young in the among the established company of the area’s A Capella scene, […]

The Antlers Live In Studio

The Antlers Live In Studio

While at first a solo project, The Antlers stormed the WERS studio last Tuesday. Peter Silberman, the founding member of the project, and his three band members took the time to play a few songs off of their new album Familiars. Metacritic and Pitchfork have hailed The Antlers latest release, Familiars, as “satisfying” and “a rewarding […]

Air Traffic Controller Live at The Sinclair

Air Traffic Controller Live at The Sinclair

Four Boston-based bands gathered at The Sinclair in a grand celebration of WERS’ 65th, bringing with them their own style of music, dance, and birthday cheer! Bent Shapes opened the evening with garage-charm and good humor aimed at a small but growing crowd. Formerly known as Girlfriends, the trio – guitarist Ben Potrykus, bassist Supriya Gunda, […]

Damon Albarn Live at Royale

Damon Albarn Live at Royale

It was a little over twenty-years ago when Blur released their seminal album, Parklife. Blur singer Damon Albarn’s toothy grin and tousled brown hair had been a fixture in the British music scene since 1991’s top-fifty UK hit, “She’s So High,” but Parklife was the first time his ambitions were sprawled over the entirety of […]

On the Verge: Ha Ha Tonka

On the Verge: Ha Ha Tonka

Hidden deep within the Ozarks there has been a skillfully kept secret, one that’s made its way into popular culture only in recent years. The secret is its long, large history of folk and Americana music, to which popular genres today owe a lot of their inspiration. Rarely does an audience see those who are still a […]

Courtney Barnett Live In Studio

Courtney Barnett Live In Studio

Despite her country playing their first game in the World Cup, Australian native Courtney Barnett took time to stop by the WERS studio Wednesday to play a few tunes off her new EP, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. The piece is a combination of Barnett’s previous EPs and provides a put together […]

Throwback Thursdays at WERS

Throwback Thursdays at WERS

Tune in to 88.9 every Thursday at 5:00 PM to savor some of your old favorites

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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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