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Album Review :: October 5, 2017

Sleep Well Beast: A Reflection on Love, Loss, and Politics

WERS Album Review Artwork for Sleep Well Beast by The National By Melissa Gauger "Meet me in the stairwell in a second for a glass... Read More
Discover WERS :: October 5, 2017

Remembering Tom Petty

By Jamie Galyas I distinctly remember the first time I expressed interest in rock n' roll. It was in kindergarten, and everyone in the class... Read More
Discover WERS :: October 4, 2017

My Journey with Tom Petty

Tom Petty Heartbreak Drawing - by Nick Fosman Alex Waters Where were you when you first heard a Tom Petty song? For me, the location... Read More
Discover WERS :: September 29, 2017

Weekly News: The Texting-Suicide Case and DACA

This episode of You Are Here explores potential repercussions of the highly publicized Carter v. Commonwealth case and visits a Boston DACA protest to get perspective from those... Read More
Discover WERS :: September 26, 2017

Listener Photo and Story Submissions

How do you celebrate independent music? WERS wants to feature you in an upcoming listener photo and story campaign, where we celebrate independent music and the... Read More
Artist Profile :: September 21, 2017

Blondes Really Do Have More Fun: Blondie’s Triumph Over Irrelevancy, Forty Years in the Making

By Erin Christie The 1970s: A decade filled to the brim and overflowing with 7" records of the punk to prog to ambient to disco-... Read More
Discover WERS :: September 14, 2017

Arum Rae at WERS

Singer-songwriter Arum Rae stopped by our studio and sat down with 88.9's Alex Waters to talk about her new record, the parallels between songs and... Read More
Discover WERS :: September 2, 2017

Goodbye WBRU

  By Ross A. Ketschke, who grew up in Westport, MA. I was nine years old, riding in the car with my mom after just... Read More
Discover WERS :: August 30, 2017

Rounding off Summer with these Music Discoveries

"Describing her music like her own diary, she has covered everything from failed relationships to a brief fascination with serial killers." This week on the... Read More
Discover WERS :: August 28, 2017

Brett Dennen | WERS Interview & Performance

Recently, Brett Dennen dropped by the WERS studio to play a few songs live. While he was there, 88.9's Alex Waters talked with him about... Read More
Artist Interviews :: August 23, 2017

Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats Interview

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats sat down with WERS' Geoff Morrissey at Boston Calling this summer to talk about gym routines, cocktails, and finding... Read More
Discover WERS :: August 22, 2017

Bully, Future Islands, and More Music Discoveries

"Her milky, yet strong voice conveys the story of letting go to receive the good of the future." This week on the WERS 7 o'clock... Read More

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