Music Reviews

Discover WERS :: 07.24.17

How Did We Get So Dark? – Royal Blood | Album Review

"You can feel the build up to the chorus when people suddenly appear from the ceiling, splashing around violently as the band continues to jam... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.13.17

WERS at Levitate Music & Arts Festival

The 2017 Levitate Music and Arts Festival was chock-full of great artists on both Saturday and Sunday. Here’s what some 88.9 favorites were up to... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.12.17

DISPATCH Interview at Levitate

In the middle of an action-packed Saturday at the Levitate Music Festival, 88.9’s Alex Waters took a break and sat down with headliners Dispatch. From... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.11.17

Levitate Music Festival in Photos – Saturday

DISPATCH Photography by Ross Ketschke DEER TICK Photography by Ross Ketschke GIANT PANDA GEURILLA DUB SQUAD Photography by Ross Ketschke REBIRTH BRASS BAND Photography by... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.07.17

Artist Spotlight: Rostam

- By Nathaniel Smith - Once the keyboardist and producer for the clean collegiate sounds of Vampire Weekend, Rostam Batmanglij has announced a new solo... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.26.17

Air Traffic Controller’s “Best Show of the Tour.”

- By Alex Waters - Halfway through Air Traffic Controller’s Sunday night performance at The Sinclair, vocalist Dave Munro took a break from playing music... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.21.17

Cage The Elephant Keeps the Boston Calling Crowd Jumping

- By Ross A. Ketschke - The garage-rock four piece has made a name for themselves as some of the most prolific live performers in... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.19.17

Cage the Elephant Interview with WERS

Geoffrey hangs out with Brad and Nick from Cage The Elephant at Boston Calling to talk touring, music festivals, and their record Tell Me I'm... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.16.17

Boston Calling Opens in Full Swing with Sylvan Esso

- By Ross A. Ketschke - We were just getting into the swing of things Friday at Boston Calling. Us fans were still filing into... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.14.17

Nathaniel Rateliff’s Foot-Stomping Tempos at Boston Calling

For an hour on Saturday afternoon, Boston Calling felt and sounded like a Baptist church. Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats poured out a powerful... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.12.17

Tegan and Sara Return to Boston Calling in Full Swing

At first glance, it’s hard to believe that Tegan and Sara have been captivating audiences around the world for over 20 years. The identical twins... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.08.17

Bon Iver Clears the Rain at Boston Calling

In the weeks leading up to Boston Calling, one group was consistently on our minds as one of the most anticipated acts of the festival.... Read More