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“Wonderful, Glorious” by EELS

If you weren’t acquainted with Los Feliz, California band EELS’s nine albums prior to this month’s Wonderful, Glorious, it wouldn’t be such a revelation. The album is sprinkled with feel-good songs with grunge-rock inspiration, thanks to lead singer Mark “E” Everett’s signature, scratchy cords. For fans of EELS, this album is the last thing one [...]

The Postal Service Tour

The Postal Service Tour

The Postal Service is back together and have added another 17 concert dates to their recently announced reunion tour. This totals to a 29 date tour with stops at Coachella in April, throughout Europe, and in town at the Bank of America Pavilion. The Postal Service, headlined by Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, hasn’t [...]

Toots and the Maytals: “54-46”

Toots and the Maytals: “54-46”

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even [...]

Jimi Hendrix: “Hey Joe”

Jimi Hendrix: “Hey Joe”

February is African American Heritage Month and WERS AT NIGHT is honoring one artist or one song every day this month that helped contribute to social consciousness, political responsibility, or civil rights. At WERS, we believe that these songs are always bigger than just entertainment; music can be used to drive a movement or even [...]

Phoenix Working On New Album

Phoenix Working On New Album

A month has gone by since fans of the French alternative music group, Phoenix received the news of the bands up and coming studio album, Bankrupt! It was only a matter of time before new material from the album was released, and that day has arrived. The band has shared a taste of the new [...]

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. NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS: PUSH THE SKY AWAY Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds have released their fifteenth studio album, Push [...]

Lil’ Wayne Lyric Controversy

Imagine sitting down at your computer, during Black History Month, and hearing the latest Lil’ Wayne remix of Future’s “Karate Chop”. Imagine you’re a family member of Emmitt Till, a 14yr. old black boy who was beat to death in 1955 for whistling with a white woman. Now imagine you hear this lyric: “Beat that [...]

Riddim Watch: “Gyal Season”

The Gyal Season Riddim is solely dedicated to women in all cultures and it was produced especially to celebrate Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence. All of the artists on this riddim complete the sound and feel of the riddim. Produced by Bambino Musik and Jus Bus, It was released this past January, 2013. This is [...]

Solid Sound Arts and Music Line-Up Announced

Solid Sound Arts and Music Line-Up Announced

Wilco’s annual North Adams-based festival, Solid Sound Arts and Music, has just announced their initial line-up for 2013. Spread out over the weekend of June 21st-23rd, the festival will feature two headline performances by Wilco along with a plethora of band side projects which include individual performances by Wilco member and guitar virtuoso Nels Cline. [...]

“m b v” by My Bloody Valentine

On February 2nd, music fanatics around the world brought their Saturday nights to a screeching halt when the legendary shoegaze band My Bloody Valentine announced they were releasing their follow up to their 1991 album Loveless that very night. Band leader Kevin Shields has been teasing at the album for decades, and it got the [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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