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Artist Interviews :: July 8, 2023

Interview: Joy Oladokun on Collaboration and Community

"After an amazing Saturday performance at Boston Calling, our Staff Writer, Emma Kunz had the opportunity to chat with singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun..."
Discover WERS :: July 1, 2023

Interview: Goose Talks Setlist Improvising and Experimentation

Photo by Pooneh Ghana Taking off after the release of their album "Moon Cabin" in 2016, Connecticut jam band Goose has been performing at festivals... Read More
Natalie Cole
Discover WERS :: June 29, 2023

The Vault of Soul: Natalie Cole

Graphics by Sarah Tarlin; Photo courtesy of NBC Television By: D DaNubian Each week of Black Music Month, we open the 88.9 Vault of Soul, profiles... Read More
Album Review :: June 27, 2023

Pride Month Album Review: The Japanese House “In the End It Always Does”

"It’s Pride Month! To celebrate, our music staff is reviewing new albums from LGBTQ+ musicians..."
Discover WERS :: June 24, 2023

The Vault of Soul: The 5th Dimension

"Each week of Black Music Month, we open the 88.9 Vault of Soul, profiles of iconic soul pioneers. Continue reading to take a deep dive into The Fifth Dimension’s incredible legacy..."
Album Review :: June 23, 2023

Pride Month Album Review: Arlo Parks “My Soft Machine”

"It’s Pride Month! To celebrate, our music staff is reviewing new albums from LGBTQ+ musicians. This week we are taking a deep dive into “My Soft Machine,” the sophomore album from alternative singer-songwriter Arlo Parks..."
Artist Interviews :: June 22, 2023

Interview: Bully Talks Artistic Authenticity and Touring with Pixies

"Authenticity is very important to both of us, I know for me it’s very, very important… I just never want to be in a position where I’m releasing something that I’m not 1000% behind or releasing something for somebody else..."
Discover WERS :: June 20, 2023

Playlist: New Discoveries 6/20

Discover new songs with our music team! This week's playlist features Margaret Glaspy, Durand Jones, and Local Natives.
O'Jays, WERS, Vault of Soul
Discover WERS :: June 16, 2023

The Vault of Soul: The O’Jays

"Each week of Black Music Month, we open the 88.9 Vault of Soul, profiles of iconic soul pioneers. Continue reading to take a deep dive into The O’Jays’ incredible legacy..."
New Music Spaces, Boston, Suffolk Downs, Deep Cuts, Music Research Library, UnCommon Stage
617 Day :: June 15, 2023

New Music Spaces to Check Out Around Boston

"617 Day isn’t just about celebrating local music; we’re also proud to celebrate some of the businesses that make Boston’s area code so great..."
Discover WERS :: June 13, 2023

Playlist: New Discoveries 6/13

Discover new songs with our music team! This week's playlist features Arlo Parks, Genesis Owusu, and Sir Chloe.
The Vault of Soul, Diana Ross, Black Music Month, WERS 88.9FM, ERS+
Discover WERS :: June 13, 2023

The Vault of Soul: Diana Ross

"Each week of Black Music Month, we open the 88.9 Vault of Soul, profiles of iconic soul pioneers. Continue reading to take a deep dive into Diana Ross’ incredible legacy..."

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