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“GRRR!” by The Rolling Stones

“GRRR!” by The Rolling Stones

In the entire universe of popular music, there may be no band as prolific or as widely-known as The Rolling Stones. Since their formation in London in 1962, the Stones have permanently left their mark on the genre worldwide; defining what it means to be a rock and roll band for future musicians and fans […]

Jack White Named “Record Store Ambassador”

Jack White Named “Record Store Ambassador”

As a man who has exemplified dedication to vinyl, Jack White has been named, “Record Store Ambassador” by Record Store Day. The event that occurs every April 20th will be dedicated to White who has not only had his hands in multitudes of rock bands, but also single handedly attempted to bring vinyl back in […]

Concert Watch: Feb 20th-27th

Concert Watch: Feb 20th-27th

Hey, concertgoers! Need a boost in the monotony of the ever-changing weather? Here’s what’s on the concert venue menu this week: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper – TT the Bear’s—Friday, February 22th Declared the Best in Boston by the Improper Bostonian in the summer of 2012, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper is the stage name of solo […]

“Wonderful, Glorious” by EELS

“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

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 […]

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