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Blur Announce Track Listing for Parklive

Blur Announce Track Listing for Parklive

English rockers Blur gained a lot of attention over the summer when the Olympic Committee announced that the band would be playing for the London games’ closing concert. At the time, this was believed to be a one time reunion show, but has since been extended by the band confirming that they will be headlining […]

Revo Radar: Puppet on Crack

Revo Radar: Puppet on Crack

If you’ve been on the Beatport website over the past week or so, you’ve probably noticed the song that loads up on the home page. The track is called “The Navajo Jack” by The Puppet on Crack, an up-and-coming producer from the UK. I’ve personally been following this artist for the better part of a […]

Soundtrack w/ RZA, Kanye, The Black Keys

Soundtrack w/ RZA, Kanye, The Black Keys

The RZA, a key member in the famous rap group Wu Tang Clan, has teamed up with famous director Quentin Tarantino in directing his own martial arts movie, The Man With the Iron Fists, which will hit theaters on November 2nd. Martial arts have always been a huge in influencing the Wu Tang Clans sound […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy TGI music history Friday! On this day in 1966 The Yardbirds made their U.S. debut deplaning in New York for their first two American gigs. Both Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck came along for the adventure as lead guitarists, however, Beck quit after just two performances. With an all-star line-up that included Beck […]

Live Music Week Fall ’12 Kicks Off!

Live Music Week Fall ’12 Kicks Off!

It’s finally here: LIVE MUSIC WEEK! We spend months planning for our Live Music Week here at WERS, and we could not be more excited to get everything rolling! From October 20 through October 28, WERS will be bringing you another semi-annual Live Music Week filled with some of your favorite local and national acts […]

Record Store Day Black Friday Releases From Big Names

Record Store Day Black Friday Releases From Big Names

For the past five years Record Store Day has been supplying independent brick and mortar music stores everywhere with exclusive, limited edition releases from musical artists of all kinds. Usually Record Store Day takes place on the third Saturday of April, but the event’s organizers recently announced that they will also take part in Black […]

Throwback Thursday: R.E.M.’s “Document”

Throwback Thursday: R.E.M.’s “Document”

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of R.E.M.’s Document by playing tracks from the album. Document‘s original album artwork featured the phrase “file under fire.”  The designation fits this album maybe more so than any other in the deep R.E.M. catalogue.  Not only is fire prominently used (i.e. screamed) in the chorus of “The One […]

Kaki King Releases Video For “Cargo Cult”

Kaki King is known for not only taking guitar to the next level, but also the art that surrounds it. The new video for “Cargo Cult” has built some hype for King’s Glow, which was released just last week. King will bring her jaw dropping guitar skills on tour with another WERS favorite, Lady Lamb […]

Concert Watch: Oct. 17th-18th

Concert Watch: Oct. 17th-18th

All right, concert-goers, you know the drill– as the temperature in Boston becomes less and less bearable, it’s the responsibility of the music scene to pull us from our pre-winter dread. This week’s lineup rises to the challenge, with equal doses of the new, old, known, and emerging, so before you weep at having your […]

Rolling Stones Announce 50th Anniversary Shows

The Rolling Stones announced on Monday that they’ll be playing a few shows for their 50th anniversary, titling the tour 50 & Counting…The Rolling Stones Live. This is the first time that the full band has played together since a three night stand at London’s O2 Arena in 2007. They will return to the O2 […]

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