Artist Profile

Artist Profile :: 01.08.21

Artist Profile: Arctic Monkeys

Graphics by Kevin Shin By Kiersten Tate, Staff Writer In their two decades of touring and recording, Arctic Monkeys have established themselves as a mainstay... Read More
Artist Profile :: 12.22.20

The Vault of Soul: Aretha Franklin

Graphics by Kevin Shin By Megan Doherty, Staff Writer Biography Aretha Franklin, universally known as the “Queen of Soul,” was born in Memphis, Tennessee in... Read More
Red Shaydez
Artist Profile :: 12.09.20

Boston Music Award Nominations 2020

The Boston Music Awards are announced this Friday. We’re so proud to see some familiar names on this list, all regulars on Wicked Local Wednesdays... Read More
Artist Profile :: 09.22.20

Artist Profile: KALEO

Graphics by Kevin Shin By Kiersten Tate, WERS Staff Writer Iceland-originated and Texas-based band KALEO’s frontman, JJ Julius Son, bassist Daniel Kristjansson, and drummer David... Read More
Artist Profile :: 07.31.20

Artist Profile: Squeeze

Graphics by Simru Sonmez-Erbil By Simru Sonmez-Erbil, WERS Staff Writer From the pubs of South London to Madison Square Garden, Squeeze has been crafting more than just... Read More
Artist Profile :: 07.24.20

Who to Watch: Man Man

Graphics by Kevin Shin 88.9 is proud to present a new series on our WERS Music Blog, called Who to Watch. Similar to our Artist... Read More
Artist Profile :: 07.20.20

The Vault of Soul: Etta James

Graphics by Nicole Bae Welcome to The Vault of Soul, a new series on our WERS Music Blog. Step inside the vault to discover the... Read More
Artist Profile :: 05.22.20

Artist Profile: The 1975

Graphics by Simru Sonmez-Erbil By Simru Sonmez-Erbil, WERS Staff Writer The 1975 are not your typical chart-toppers. Topping the charts for this band comes second... Read More
Artist Profile :: 02.01.20

Artist Profile: Billie Eilish

Graphics by Nicole Bae By Lily Doolin, Blog Editor When you visit eighteen-year-old singer-songwriter Billie Eilish’s website, you’re greeted by a photo of her boasting... Read More
Artist Profile :: 01.15.20

Remembering Neil Peart of Rush

Graphics by Nicole Bae In honor of Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist of Canadian rock band Rush, morning host George Knight wrote his thoughts on the... Read More
Artist Interviews :: 12.04.19

Artist Profile: Sasha Sloan

Graphics by Natalie Mak By Minah Thomas Sasha Sloan, or @sadgirlsloan as she’s known on social media, is a Boston native who is making a name... Read More
Artist Profile :: 10.04.19

Artist Profile: BANKS

By Minah Thomas Jillian Banks, or BANKS, has returned to the charts for a third time with the release of her newest album, III. Five... Read More