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617 Day: 10 Local Artists
Artist Profile :: 06.17.21

617 Day: Ten Local Artists You Need To Know

Graphics by Ainsley Basic Happy 617 Day! Today, WERS is having an all-day celebration of the local music, local businesses, and local radio that help... Read More
Artist Profile :: 03.23.21

Ten Boston Artists You Need To Know

Graphics by Kevin Shin THE SUITCASE JUNKET Matt Lorenz, the mastermind behind The Suitcase Junket, captures the essence of a solo performer through his unique... Read More
Artist Profile :: 03.18.21

Local Producer Spotlight: Keithen “Bassman” Foster

Graphics by Kevin Shin By Megan Doherty, Staff Writer Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer Keithen “Bassman” Foster has helped make songs for H.E.R., Teyana Taylor, Marc... Read More
Artist Profile :: 02.03.21

Listen: Nana Adjoa At-Home Concert

WERS 88.9FM · Nana Adjoa At-Home Concert | WERS 88.9FM   Nana Adjoa was gracious enough to play an exclusive at-home concert for WERS! The... Read More
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

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