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Throwback Thursday: Arlo Guthrie

Throwback Thursday: Arlo Guthrie

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set of songs from Arlo Guthrie. While Arlo Guthrie is without a doubt one of the most important and influential artists of all time, especially to many of the artists played on WERS, you probably already figured out why we’re choosing this Thursday to highlight the legend.  Hint: it […]

“¡DOS!” by Green Day

“¡DOS!” by Green Day

¡UNO!, the first album in Green Day’s current trilogy ¡UNO! ¡DOS! ¡TRE!, was a breath of fresh air coming from these guys that, since 2004, released two rock operas that were politically charged. ¡DOS!, like ¡UNO!, brings us back to that garage punk, beautifully angsty sound that we know and love this band for. The […]

Fiona Apple Cancels Tour Dates

Fiona Apple Cancels Tour Dates

Fiona Apple released an open letter explaining that she is cancelling her upcoming tour dates due to her dog Janet’s downhill condition. Throughout the letter , that was both handwritten and typed out, she explains Janet to be a motivator in her life, sitting under the piano while she crafted her songs. Apple showed a […]

Concert Watch: November 21st-November 26th

Concert Watch: November 21st-November 26th

Let’s be serious, concert-lovers—we all say we’re thankful for friends, family, and the American way for Thanksgiving, but what we’re really thankful is for: Duncan Sheik—Tonight, November 21st, The Sinclair When it comes to musical versatility, it doesn’t get much better than Duncan Sheik. A writer and composer of his own material since the early ‘90’s, he’s also responsible […]

Revo Radar: Trap Music Genre

Revo Radar: Trap Music Genre

Seen as just another one of EDM’s progression from Dubstep and Moombahton, a new genre is becoming increasingly popular in clubs across America. This style is called “Trap Music” and not only have its origins been developed over the past decade, but its certainly here to stay. Trap music began as a style of hip […]

Of Monsters and Men at the Orpheum

Of Monsters and Men at the Orpheum

“We kind of feel far away from home tonight,” admitted Of Monsters and Men front-man, Ragnar Þórhallsson, to the sold-out audience at the Orpheum Theatre in between songs Monday night. It’s easy to understand why the seven-piece indie-rock sensation feels a little misplaced on their recently embarked-upon tour across North America. Originally from Iceland, the […]

“Election Special” by Ry Cooder

“Election Special” by Ry Cooder

Ry Cooder takes no prisoners. In his latest album, Election Special, Cooder is in excellent form and is ready to rip the Republican party. You only need to take a quick glimpse at the song titled to know where Cooder’s mind was when he was writing this album: “Mutt Romney Blues”, “The Wall Street Part […]

AC/DC Now On iTunes

AC/DC Now On iTunes

Australian rockers AC/DC released music through iTunes for the first time on Monday, November 19th. AC/DC had remained one of the now few major groups to withhold from selling through iTunes music store. The band released their entire discography for purchase, which includes sixteen studio, four live, and three compilation albums. AC/DC had previously refused […]

New Florence + the Machine Music Video

Florence and the Machine never fails to provide fans and viewers with remarkable music videos, and that is no different in the release of her current music video for single, “Lover to Lover”. “Lover to Lover” is the next single off her sophomore album entitled, Ceremonials. Florence Welch pursues her long-time interest in acting within […]

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. PHILLIP PHILLIPS: WORLD FROM THE SIDE OF THE MOON Phillip Phillips, the winner of the eleventh season of American Idol who is already […]

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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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