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Dennis Brown: “Here I Come”

Dennis Brown: “Here I Come”

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 […]

“Anything in Return” by Toro Y Moi

“Anything in Return” by Toro Y Moi

Anything in Return, the third album by Toro Y Moi, is a collection of electropop songs built from an amalgam of diverse elements; house, R&B, and even funk come to mind when listening. The record seems clearly to be striving for an air of nostalgic sensuality, which it successfully borrows from the 80s. Its most […]

Alumna Ann Leary Releases New Novel “The Good House”

Alumna Ann Leary Releases New Novel “The Good House”

Ann Leary, Emerson class of ’85, was featured this week in the New York Times promoting her latest novel, The Good House. The book has received excellent reviews and recently made the New York Times best-seller list. In the article, Leary explains how she drew upon some of her own struggles as inspiration for her […]

Artist of the Week: Johnny Marr

Artist of the Week: Johnny Marr

This week WERS is featuring English musician and songwriter Johnny Marr. The number of accolades and bands that Marr has contributed is enough to stop a music lover in their tracks. Over the span of his career, Marr has contributed significantly to bands like Morrissey, The Smiths, Electronic, The The, Modest Mouse and The Cribs. […]

Common: “The Corner”

Common: “The Corner”

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 […]

Marvin Gaye: “What’s Going On?”

Marvin Gaye: “What’s Going On?”

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 […]

Peter Tosh: “Apartheid”

Peter Tosh: “Apartheid”

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 […]

Public Enemy: “Fight the Power”

Public Enemy: “Fight the Power”

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 […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Grab a set a headphones and a warm blanket because the snowmaggedon of Nor’easter Nemo is just hours away. We’ve got just enough time to squeeze in your weekly fix of music history. February 3, 1959 marked a tragic day for the new rock n’ roll movement. When a plane crash in Iowa resulted in the deaths […]

Milo Greene Live In Studio

Milo Greene Live In Studio

For an indie band that describes their songs as “melancholy”, the members of Milo Greene sure were happy during their live session in the WERS studio. Though just back from an exhausting whirlwind trip in the United Kingdom, promoting their self-titled album, the band was all smiles and jokes as they set up. Though many […]

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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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