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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

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”

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

“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 […]

All A Cappella Live 2013

All A Cappella Live 2013

All A Cappella Live! will be back for another exciting show on April 7, 2013. Get your tickets today!

Discover: “Glad All Over”

Discover: “Glad All Over”

This February, WERS is honoring The Wallflowers Glad All Over as the featured Album of the Month! Where seven years hiatus is the death rattle for most bands, The Wallflowers are just as determined to prove they’re different as ever. “If it’s a comeback you want, get your hands raised,” the infamous Jakob Dylan croons […]

Artist of the Week: EELS

Artist of the Week: EELS

This week WERS is featuring the American band EELS as our Artist of the Week.  The band formed when singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett (better known as E) and drummer Jonathan “Butch” Norton met bassist Tommy Walter.  The collaboration was originally intended to play E’s songs live but formed into an individual entity in its own […]

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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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