Music Reviews

Discover WERS :: 02.08.18

Guide to Having the Best Concert Experience

Best Concert Artwork by Enne Goldstein - By Cassandra Cloutier - For most of my life, I’ve been going to concerts pretty constantly. Even though... Read More
Discover WERS :: 01.31.18

Big Head Todd Rocks the Wilbur

- By Emily Harrison - Prior to attending the Big Head Todd and The Monsters show on January 28, 2018, I had little knowledge of... Read More
Discover WERS :: 01.26.18

Pressing “Restart” on the Walk the Moon You Once Knew

- By Mica Kendall - Earning worldwide attention for their break out hits such as “Anna Sun” and “Shut up and Dance,” found within their... Read More
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