Music Reviews

Discover WERS :: 01.19.18

Five Artists to Check Out On Snow Days

- By Erin Christie - As we get deeper into the winter, the nights are long, and the days grow colder, tinged with crisp gusts... Read More
Discover WERS :: 01.16.18

Willow Smith Makes a New Name for Herself with “The 1st”

- By Erin Christie - The First (The 1st ), Willow Smith’s long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s Ardipthecus which garnered a large amount of recognition for... Read More
Discover WERS :: 01.05.18

Roy Blair Album Review – Cat Heaven

- By Erin Christie - Roy Blair’s long-awaited debut record, Cat Heaven, has finally been released and, fittingly, it is nothing if not heaven-sent. An... Read More
Discover WERS :: 12.12.17

Little Dark Age: The Return of MGMT

By Melissa Gauger An iconic melody. Playful yet realistic lyrics. Effortless, youthful swagger. Such are the defining qualities of MGMT’s hit single “Kids,” a staple-piece... Read More
Discover WERS :: 12.12.17

Boston Music Awards Recap

By Erin Jean Hussey 2017 has been another great year for Boston music, and it was represented well at the House of Blues for the... Read More
Discover WERS :: 12.08.17

Mass Seduction by St. Vincent’s Masseduction

"Mass Seduction" Graphic by Cooper Yeager By Melissa Gauger St. Vincent’s fifth studio album Masseduction could be referred to by many names: a lavishly smart... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.30.17

WERS Reacts to the Grammy Nominations

What WERS Artists are up for nomination? Alternative Album Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty, The National Album of the Year Lorde Pop Duo/Group... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.30.17

Bad Suns Reminisce Being at Home

Bad Suns Single Review Artwork by Cooper Yeager By Mica Kendall As frontman Christo Bowman says in Twenty Years, “Twenty years goes by so fast... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.15.17

Mammút Interview and Exclusive A Cappella Performance

Far away in a conference room in Akureyi, Iceland, 88.9’s Alex Waters caught up with the band Mammút.  Check out the full video interview, including... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.03.17

The Neighbourhood’s HARD Comeback

By Mica Kendall Since The Neighbourhood’s 2015 album release Wiped Out!, the band ventured out on two national tours for the album Being the Flood and... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.31.17

Artists Under 21 Can Rock

By Erin Christie, Within recent years, the music industry has been buzzing with fresh young faces eager to make their mark and share their passion... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.25.17

A Review of Wolf Alice’s Sophomore Record, Visions of A Life

By Erin Christie September 29th  opened up a whole new world for British rockers when Wolf Alice released their sophomore record, Visions of a Life in full. After... Read More