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Iceland Flyaway Sweepstakes

Iceland Flyaway Sweepstakes

WERS 88.9 FM has a once in a lifetime chance for you and someone special to experience Iceland Airwaves in Reykjavik, Iceland. Thanks to a generous gift from Iceland Naturally, Blue Lagoon, Icelandair, Iceland Airwaves, and the city of Reykjavik; WERS has two weekend passes to the annual Iceland Airwaves Music Festival on November 1 […]

“Lines We Trace” by Hey Marseilles

“Lines We Trace” by Hey Marseilles

If you are planning to take a road trip this spring break and are looking for a sound track to inspire your adventure, look no further than Hey Marseilles’ Lines We Trace, available March fifth. The Seattle-based band has created a truly modern blend of sounds; a refreshing combination of folk, indie pop, and orchestral […]

Milo Greene at The Sinclair

Milo Greene at The Sinclair

“Boston’s my favorite city to come to,” said Marlana Sheetz of LA-based band, Milo Greene. Fellow band mate Graham Fink nodded: “She’s not kidding. She really loves clam chowder,” he added, laughing, before launching into their first song of the night. This show at The Sinclair marked the first tour date of Milo Greene’s second […]

Boston Gets Its Own Music Festival

Boston Gets Its Own Music Festival

Chicago has Lollapalooza. New York has The Governors Ball. San Francisco has Outside Lands. Now, Boston has Boston Calling. The two day festival, announced earlier this week, will take place on May 25 and 26 (the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).) But where can a large music festival be held in Boston? The […]

Tiësto Live at Mullins Center

Tiësto Live at Mullins Center

World famous DJ Tiësto (Tijs Verwest) picked up from his “Club Life College Invasion Tour” that started early December of 2012, made a visit to the Mullins Center at University of Massachusetts Amherst. We were quick on the draw and immediately had to see this legend in action. Dutch DJ Quintino and Australian DJ Tommy […]

Azealia Banks Covers The Strokes

Azealia Banks Covers The Strokes

You know that catchy little song off The Stroke’s first album It This It, that plays right before “Someday”? Remember how Julian Casablanca’s signature, distorted vocals and the band’s garage, new rock instrumentation sounds on the song “Barely Legal”? Well, the rap game’s newest it-girl, Azealia Banks has covered “Barely Legal” over a synth-heavy beat […]

“Honeys” by Pissed Jeans

“Honeys” by Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans is one of those bands that you know what they’re sound is going to be simply by reading their name. It’s a sound that’s gritty, angry, and unapologetic, drawing influences from ‘80s and ‘90s noise-rock. It’s full of passion and a whole lot of head-banging glory. Honeys, their most recent release, doesn’t stray […]

MC Lyte: “Poor Georgie”

MC Lyte: “Poor Georgie”

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 […]

“My Rocks Are Dreams” by Psychic Friend

“My Rocks Are Dreams” by Psychic Friend

If you don’t know Imperial Teen, give them a listen because they’re one of the best power pop bands around. Psychic Friend, the side-project of Imperial Teen guitarist Will Schwartz and LA-based drummer Tripp Beam, doesn’t stray very far from Imperial Teen’s pop-formula, but what he does bring to the table is a very classic […]

Upcoming Nine Inch Nails Tour

Upcoming Nine Inch Nails Tour

Four years ago Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails went on what was supposedly their final tour, called the “Wave Goodbye” tour. Reznor released some big news on the Nine Inch Nails homepage today, making this no longer true. In a note from Reznor it says, “Nine Inch Nails are touring this year.” The 2013 […]

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