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This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Happy Frigid Friday! Or at least that’s what I’m calling it since this morning was arguably near freezing. Wherefore art thou summer? But nothing warms you up quite like your weekly fix of music history, am I right? Of course I am. In honor of this being the month of ghosts and ghouls it seems to be quite […]

Throwback Thursday: Jimi Hendrix Experience

Throwback Thursday: Jimi Hendrix Experience

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from The Jimi Hendrix Experience, which was founded 46 years ago tomorrow. Few bands have been as influential as The Jimi Hendrix Experience.  Formed in London (officially on October 12, 1966), bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell were originally conceived as Hendrix’s backing band.  The […]

Mumford & Sons’ Babel Named Highest Selling Debut of 2012

Mumford & Sons’ Babel Named Highest Selling Debut of 2012

Last week Mumford & Sons’ new album Babel debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 600,000 copies sold, making it the biggest debut of the year. This marks the first #1 album for the folk-rock band and their record label, Glassnote Records, as well as the second highest sales week for any independent […]

Concert Watch: October 12th-13th

Concert Watch: October 12th-13th

Hey Boston concert fans! Has this overcast and rainy Fall weather got you down? Have no fear, because there are some awesome shows happening this weekend that are sure to brighten your mood! Friday, October 12th: Tilly & The Wall at The Brighton Music Hall – Omaha, Nebraska based indie-pop group, Tilly & The Wall […]

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Release 17-Minute Video

As Neil Young & Crazy Horse released their second single off Psychedelic Pill, “Ramada Inn”, they decided to also give eager fans just a little bit more. A 17-minute long video was created including old clips of people enjoying life in different every-day situations. As the psychedelic guitar wails, there is a variety of black […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. THE WALLFLOWERS: GLAD ALL OVER Alternative rockers, The Wallflowers are back with their sixth release, Glad All Over. This record is the first release in […]

Live EP from the Black Keys

Live EP from the Black Keys

The Black Keys have spent huge portions of the last few years touring around the country in support of their last two albums, El Camino and Brothers. It was announced today that they will release a live EP called Tour Rehearsal Tapes, according to Rolling Stone, which will highlight all of the touring they’ve done. […]

2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced it’s 2013 nominees earlier this week. Artists including Heart, Deep Purple, and Rush are all hopefuls for this year’s prestigious honor. In the past, voting has been exclusive to professionals in the industry to the dissatisfaction of many music fans. Both influential and popular artists have been […]

Artist Of The Week: Adele

Artist Of The Week: Adele

By this time, there is nary an ear that doesn’t ring with familiarity at the first notes of “Rolling in the Deep”, “Rumor Has It”, or “Somebody Like You”, and the person at the office who still has to ask who Adele is gets laughed out of the building. Is that an accurate yardstick for […]

A Look At Musician Perfume Genius

A Look At Musician Perfume Genius

There is nothing quite as beautiful or as elegant or as poignant as the arrangements of Mike Hadreas’, otherwise known as Perfume Genius, music. Listening to his songs triggers a wave of sorrow deep within your soul. It feels like being submerged under the coldest, iced water. Yet, everything is at ease. Each wave of […]

Emerson College

To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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