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The Chicks and Patty Griffin
Discover WERS :: July 9, 2022

Show Review: The Chicks Channel a Fierce Relatability

"'Where are we?,' a mom standing in the aisle, as I sit in seat W1, asks her daughter..."
Kit Orion, Wicked Local Wednesday Artist Interview, WERS 88.9
Discover WERS :: July 6, 2022

Wicked Local Interview: Kit Orion

"In this interview, Boston artist Kit Orion talks with staff writer Mina Rose Morales about the origins of her moniker, why she characterizes her music as similar to painting, and more..."
New Discoveries: King Princess, Pixies, Young the Giant
Discover WERS :: July 5, 2022

Playlist: New Discoveries 7/5

"'Toxic friendship anthem.' These are the words pop singer-songwriter King Princess uses to describe their song “Cursed” when they were interviewed by Rolling Stone..."
Pick of the Week: The Black Keys and Billy Gibbons “Good Love”
Discover WERS :: July 3, 2022

Pick of the Week: The Black Keys and Billy Gibbons “Good Love”

"Cut straight from the Black Keys’ Dropout Boogie, their track “Good Love” with Billy Gibbons offers listeners three whole minutes of a real good time..."
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..."

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