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The Amazing Live In Studio

The Amazing Live In Studio

Swedish band The Amazing came to the WERS studio fully loaded with an arsenal of instruments and pedals. With two guitars, one 12-string guitar, bass, and drums, it looked like things were about to get loud. The band delivered the noise, but not in the way one would expect. Bands with this many layers of […]

Artist of the Week: G. Love & Special Sauce

Artist of the Week: G. Love & Special Sauce

This week WERS is featuring Philadelphia native hip-hop band G. Love & Special Sauce as our Artist of the Week. The group formed when frontman Garrett Dutton (known as G. Love) was performing in a Boston bar. It was there where he met band mate Jeffrey Clemens. The two began working as a duo and […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy Friday! What better way to close out the week than with some music Back on this day in 1969, Jim Morrison and a pal were living it up on a jet on their way to Phoenix to catch The Rolling Stones in concert. During the flight, however, Morrison did a little […]

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

This week for Throwback Thursday, we are featuring folk rocker Shawn Colvin. Colvin is an American singer-songwriter who you might recognize from her hit “All Fall Down” that regularly graces the WERS airwaves. She is best well known for her 1997 single “Sunny Came Home” that landed her not only a Grammy Award nomination – […]

On the Verge: The Dunwells

On the Verge: The Dunwells

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is British Americana/rock group The Dunwells. The Dunwells were formed by brothers Joseph and Jason Dunwell, who both learned to play guitar at an early age, as well as cousins Jonny Lamb and Rob Clayton plus longtime friend Dave […]

Artist of the Week: Of Monsters and Men

Artist of the Week: Of Monsters and Men

Icelandic sensation Of Monsters and Men have accomplished years of success in a mere fifteen months. In just over a year the band has signed with a new label, released a hit album, toured internationally, appeared at numerous major festivals, had their single “Little Talks” named the Alternative Song Of The Year by iTunes UK, […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Good morning and happy belated New Year. 2013 is upon us at long last and seemingly much too fast. Here’s your weekly music history fix for your morning. Today, back in 1976, Mal Evans, a close friend of the Beatles and a former bodyguard and roadie for the group was shot to death by the […]

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

This week on Throwback Thursday, we’re reflecting on one of rock history’s most successful supergroups—Crosby, Stills, and Nash! David Crosby, Graham Nash, and Stephen Stills formed in 1968 after playing with international acts like The Hollies (Nash), Buffalo Springfield (Stills), and The Byrds (Crosby) and soon became famous for their folky harmonies with a rock edge, rivaled […]

On the Verge: Simone Felice

On the Verge: Simone Felice

At 4:15 PM each Tuesday, WERS brings you our On The Verge segment which highlights an artist we think is up-and-coming. This week’s artist On The Verge is singer-songwriter and Upstate New Yorker Simone Felice. Simone Felice started out playing punk and noise-rock at the age of 15 and later gained notoriety as a member […]

Artist of the Week: Deer Tick

Artist of the Week: Deer Tick

Combining folk, blues, and country, Deer Tick surfaced in 2004 in Providence, Rhode Island. At this time, the alternative country band was still developing as a solo project of guitarist and singer-songwriter John McCauley. McCauley remained the band’s only official member for the first three years of its existence until, in 2007, he was joined […]

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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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