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Artist Profile :: December 9, 2020

Boston Music Award Nominations 2020

The Boston Music Awards are announced this Friday. We're so proud to see some familiar names on this list, all regulars on Wicked Local Wednesdays... Read More
Artist Profile :: September 22, 2020

Artist Profile: KALEO

Graphics by Kevin Shin By Kiersten Tate, WERS Staff Writer Iceland-originated and Texas-based band KALEO's frontman, JJ Julius Son, bassist Daniel Kristjansson, and drummer David... Read More
Artist Profile :: July 31, 2020

Artist Profile: Squeeze

Graphics by Simru Sonmez-Erbil By Simru Sonmez-Erbil, WERS Staff Writer From the pubs of South London to Madison Square Garden, Squeeze has been crafting more than just... Read More
Artist Profile :: July 24, 2020

Who to Watch: Man Man

Graphics by Kevin Shin 88.9 is proud to present a new series on our WERS Music Blog, called Who to Watch. Similar to our Artist... Read More
Artist Profile :: July 20, 2020

The Vault of Soul: Etta James

Graphics by Nicole Bae Welcome to The Vault of Soul, a new series on our WERS Music Blog. Step inside the vault to discover the... Read More
Artist Profile :: May 22, 2020

Artist Profile: The 1975

Graphics by Simru Sonmez-Erbil By Simru Sonmez-Erbil, WERS Staff Writer The 1975 are not your typical chart-toppers. Topping the charts for this band comes second... Read More
Artist Profile :: February 1, 2020

Artist Profile: Billie Eilish

Graphics by Nicole Bae By Lily Doolin, Blog Editor When you visit eighteen-year-old singer-songwriter Billie Eilish's website, you're greeted by a photo of her boasting... Read More
Artist Profile :: January 15, 2020

Remembering Neil Peart of Rush

Graphics by Nicole Bae In honor of Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist of Canadian rock band Rush, morning host George Knight wrote his thoughts on the... Read More
Artist Interviews :: December 4, 2019

Artist Profile: Sasha Sloan

Graphics by Natalie Mak By Minah Thomas Sasha Sloan, or @sadgirlsloan as she's known on social media, is a Boston native who is making a name... Read More
Artist Profile :: October 4, 2019

Artist Profile: BANKS

By Minah Thomas Jillian Banks, or BANKS, has returned to the charts for a third time with the release of her newest album, III. Five... Read More
Artist Profile :: September 14, 2019

Artist Profile: Elton John

By Lily Doolin Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25th, 1947, Sir Elton John cemented his legacy as one of the best singer/songwriters on the... Read More
70th Birthday :: August 16, 2019

Artist Profile: Adia Victoria

By Lily Doolin The Blues emerged during a time in America's history that was wrought with slavery, racism, and oppression. From its beginnings, the genre... Read More

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