Discover WERS :: 08.14.19

Show Review: Oompa’s Album Release an Exciting Moment for Hip-Hop in Boston

Photography by Ally Schmaling & OJ Slaughter By Owen Murray Artist: Oompa Venue: The Sinclair When: Saturday, August 10th Choose Your-Own-Ending There is no ending... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.13.19

Tedeschi Trucks Band Close Out Night One of Levitate With A Bang

Photography by Cecilia O'Rollins By Owen Murray The Tedeschi Trucks band scaled up the performance to close out the night. With two drummers, two guitars,... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.13.19

Blackberry Smoke Bring Sunny Energy to a Cloudy Day at Levitate Festival

Photography by Cecilia O'Rollins By Owen Murray BLACKBERRY SMOKE TOOK THE STYLE STAGE JUST AFTER SOME RAIN LET UP AND BEFORE THE CLOUDS HAD A... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.03.19

Artist Profile: The Pixies and Their Legacy

  By Owen Murray Boston has more than its fair share of iconic rock bands. Aerosmith, The Cars and—of course—Boston. Not to mention favorites like... Read More
Discover WERS :: 07.01.19

Show Review: Honeysuckle celebrates new album “Firestarter” at the Sinclair

Photo courtesy of Honeysuckle By Owen Murray Honeysuckle brought an intimate night of indie, folk, and bluegrass to the Sinclair to celebrate the release of... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.12.19

Show Review: The 1975 Give Their Fans the Emotional Performance They Were Looking For

Photography by Risa Tapanes By Owen Murray The 1975 treated their ravenous fans to an emotional show at Agganis Arena accompanied by stunning, kaleidoscopic visuals.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.03.19

Show Review: Glen Hansard Brings a Night of Folk to the Orpheum

By Owen Murray Glen Hansard put on a dynamic performance at the Orpheum as part of his This Wild Willing tour. The record, This Wild... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.29.19

Bands that Bridge the Generational Gap: Talking Heads, R.E.M

By Owen Murray Like many, I was first introduced to music by my parents. My mom was always a huge U2 and Neil Young fan.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.28.19

Passion Pit Brings Heartfelt Indie Nostalgia to the House of Blues

Photography by Risa Tapanes By Owen Murray May 23rd at the House of Blues was a special show for Passion Pit. The brain behind the... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.18.19

How did Talking Heads Become an Alternative Radio Mainstay?

By Owen Murray Talking Heads never wanted to fit in. In fact, frontman David Byrne only ever seemed to be himself when he was truly... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.15.19

Josh Ritter Brings a Wholesome Night of Americana to the Wilbur

Photography by Cecilia O'Rollins By Owen Murray Josh Ritter's career spans twenty years, and now ten albums. Ritter's newest record, Fever Breaks, is produced by Jason... Read More
Discover WERS :: 03.12.19

Anticipating the Next Phase of Vampire Weekend

By Owen Murray Vampire Weekend has one of indie rock's strongest track records.  The band burst onto the scene in 2008 with their self-titled debut. Vampire... Read More

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