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Discover WERS :: 05.17.19

Damien Jurado: A Vessel for Storytelling

Photography by Ayo Oladeji By Lily Doolin From his early days in Seattle to now touring the nation with a twenty-six-year discography under his belt,... 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 :: 05.10.19

Arctic Monkeys, Hozier, and Florence + The Machine: Indie That Continues to Rock

By Tiffany Carbon Arctic Monkeys, Florence + The Machine, and Hozier saw wild amounts of success in the indie-rock & alternative scene that many thought... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.09.19

Writers’ Beat — Favorite Music Moments

Introducing a new segment on our blog: the writing staff beat! Here we have our contributors discuss a prompt every week. This time around, we... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.05.19

Best Covers Playlist – Amy Shark, Run River North, and more

By Lily Doolin Recently, I climbed down the rabbit hole that is cover songs. One minute, I was just watching a casual cover video on... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.02.19

Foals Makes a Paradise at House of Blues

By Kenneth Cox You’d be hard pressed to find any palm trees sprouting up around Boston. However, this past Friday at the House of Blues,... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.29.19

Tips for Starting a Record Collection

By Lily Doolin We all know that records have made a huge comeback in the past several years. I bought my record player in 2015,... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.26.19

WERS’ Live Mix Highlights with Belly, The Kooks, and more

By Nicole Bae Have you missed a concert of one of your favorite bands? Yearning for some raw vocals unavailable on the CD tracks? Look... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.25.19

“Nina Cried Power” and “Wasteland, Baby!”: Taking A Look into Hozier’s Musical Growth

By Andrea Williams Artist: Hozier Album Title: Wasteland, Baby! Favorite Songs: “To Noise Making (Sing)” and “Nobody” Recommended If You Like: James Bay and Vance... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.16.19

The Verve, Green Day, and More Take You Back to 90s Alt-Rock

By Lily Doolin I am definitely a product of the 90s alt-rock era. I grew up jamming out to Third Eye Blind and Green Day.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.11.19

Nobody was Still with Bad Luck at ONCE Ballroom

Photography by Diego Villarroel By Tiffany Carbon Performing at ONCE Ballroom in Somerville, Bad Luck showed the audience that music isn’t just their hobby as... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.11.19

Original Songs from Movie Soundtracks – Paramore, Sufjan Stevens and more

By Tiffany Carbon A great original song on a soundtrack has a massive impact on a film. 21st-century movies have noteworthy original songs despite being... Read More