Minions: The Rise of Gru Soundtrack
Album Review :: July 3, 2022

Album Review: “Minions: The Rise of Gru” Soundtrack

"It’s easy to see why many claim that Minions: The Rise of Gru is their most anticipated album of 2022..."
Breaking the Binary: Gender and Genre-bending Black Musicians - Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Yves Tumor, Steve Lacy, WILLOW, Little Richard
Discover WERS :: June 29, 2022

Pride Essay: Genre and Gender-bending Black Musicians

"I remember the first time I saw Yves Tumor live, and I especially remember a remark I heard about them after the show had let out and we concert-goers began to spill out onto the streets of Boston..."
New Discoveries: Madison Cunningham, Brandi Carlile, Jocelyn and Chris Arndt
Discover WERS :: June 28, 2022

Playlist: New Discoveries 6/28

"The lyrics to spill tab’s latest track “Splinter” are filled with visceral imagery..."
Pick of the Week: Kate Bush
Discover WERS :: June 26, 2022

Pick of the Week: Kate Bush “Running Up That Hill”

"37 years after its release, “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” from Kate Bush is receiving the attention it fully deserves..."
Amandi Music at WGBH - King Boston Embrace Ideas Festival 2022
Discover WERS :: June 25, 2022

King Boston’s Embrace Ideas Festival Empowers Community

"For an organization dedicated to dismantling structural racism through arts, culture, community organizing, and research, King Boston’s 2022 Embrace Ideas Festival delivered what they stand for..."
Queer, LGBTQ-friendly Music Spaces in Boston
Discover WERS :: June 24, 2022

Queer Music Spaces In Boston

"In order for Boston's community of LGBTQ+ musicians to thrive, there need to be spaces for queer people to express themselves and their art..."
617 Day Concert, Brighton Music Hall
617 Day :: June 24, 2022

Show Review: WERS Puts On Memorable, Sold Out 617 Day Concert

"It’s been nearly a week since the 617 Day show at Brighton Music Hall, and it isn’t an overstatement to say that the night has continued to live on every day since then..."
The Vault of Soul: Prince
Discover WERS :: June 23, 2022

The Vault of Soul: Prince

"Prince – known as His Royal Badness, or, for a moment in time, ‘The Artist Formerly Known As Prince’ – was born Prince Rogers Nelson June 7th, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota..."
New Discoveries: Cafuné, Lucius, Prateek Kuhad
Discover WERS :: June 21, 2022

Playlist: New Discoveries 6/21

"There has never been a pandemic anthem as uplifting as “Dance Around It” by Lucius. The song serves as the group’s fourth single from their newest and fourth LP, Second Nature..."
Pick of the Week: Diana Ross and Tame Impala
Discover WERS :: June 20, 2022

Pick of the Week: Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turning Up the Sunshine”

"Diana Ross and Tame Impala’s “Turn Up the Sunshine” is a song that bursts with energy. The ’70s-infused track was written and produced by..."
Pride Essay: A Love Letter to My Queer Summer Playlist
Discover WERS :: June 18, 2022

Pride Essay: A Love Letter to My Queer Summer Playlist

"When I sat down to start this year’s playlist, I suddenly realized why these playlists are so meaningful to me— they represent my growth..."
Live Music Field Guide: DIY Music Spaces of Allston
Discover WERS :: June 17, 2022

Live Music Field Guide: DIY Music Spaces of Allston (Mostly)

"House shows and the communities created within them have long been an essential life experience for the many that attend them. In reference to myself, they have..."

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