This season, WERS and Taza Chocolate are forming the sweetest partnership yet by bringing you the music and programs you love paired with delicious direct trade stone ground chocolate. Send chocolates to your loved ones (or treat yourself, we won’t judge!) all while keeping the music playing strong.
On Martin Luther King Day, we want to play music that gives power. What are your favorite protest songs? Songs that make you want to meet your neighbours? From Marvin Gaye, to Peter Gabriel, which artists have told great stories that inspire action?
Let us know! We’ll share your requests on air to celebrate Dr. King on the 20th!
There’s a spellbinding simplicity to Melina Duterte’s (aka Jay Som) music; she melds powerful emotion with palatable alt-rock that’s just as cathartic as it is enjoyable. Anak Ko is the culmination of care and passion and is aptly named (anak ko is “my child” in Tagalog). In an interview with The Ringer, Duterte talks about how she’s spoken to musicians who consider the release of a new record like “birthing a child out in the world.” Anak Ko feels just as such, carefully nurtured and tended to.