Leading Ladies of Hip Hop: Ms. Lauryn Hill
“Ms. Lauryn Hill was born May 26th in East Orange, New Jersey…”
Uncommon Feminist Anthems
“International Women’s Day had WERS’ writing staff combing through our catalog of songs that express female empowerment…”
Playlist: New Discoveries 2/28
The latest from our music staff! Read on for new tunes from M83, Ruston Kelly, and Tennis.
A Closer Look at the Grammys’ Best New Artist Nominees
“The 65th annual Grammys Awards ceremony, one of the biggest annual celebrations of music and artistry, took place February 5th…”
Playlist: New Discoveries 2/14
Graphics by Kasvi Bhatia Lana Del Rey – “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd” “Did you know that there’s a tunnel… Read More
Pick of The Week: Arlo Parks “Weightless”
Arlo Parks is preparing to release her sophomore studio album My Soft Machine. In her statement accompanying the album release announcement, Parks’ shared “This record is life through my lens, through my body.” To give a preview of what’s to come, Parks released the album’s first single “Weightless”.
The Vault of Soul: The Isley Brothers
Each week of Black History Month, we open the 88.9 Vault of Soul, profiles of iconic soul pioneers. This week, get deep and funky with the Isley Brothers!
Your 2023 Music Forecast
Our staff and on air hosts share the albums they can’t wait for, and the shows they’re already making plans to see.
Show Review: Pond Brings the Funk from Down Under to the Sinclair
“Australian psychedelic-rock group Pond brought the Sinclair’s audience to their feet…”
A Tribute to Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac
“We were extremely saddened to hear the news of Christine McVie’s passing on Wednesday…”
Playlist: New Discoveries 11/29
“Wilco has a plethora of wonderful and warm sounding songs, many perfect for the impending stick season, but ‘A Lifetime to Find’ is…”
Indigenous Artists Appreciation
“As Indigenous Heritage Month comes to a close, our writing staff takes you through seven artists that deserve to be spotlighted this month and far beyond…”