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Album Review :: 10.05.17

Sleep Well Beast: A Reflection on Love, Loss, and Politics

WERS Album Review Artwork for Sleep Well Beast by The National By Melissa Gauger “Meet me in the stairwell in a second for a glass... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.05.17

Remembering Tom Petty

By Jamie Galyas I distinctly remember the first time I expressed interest in rock n’ roll. It was in kindergarten, and everyone in the class... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.04.17

My Journey with Tom Petty

Tom Petty Heartbreak Drawing - by Nick Fosman Alex Waters Where were you when you first heard a Tom Petty song? For me, the location... Read More
Discover WERS :: 09.30.17

Win a Trip to Costa Rica!

Whether you’re interested in hiking, surfing, fishing, or just laying on the beach – Costa Rica is the perfect place for you to spend some... Read More
Discover WERS :: 09.29.17

Weekly News: The Texting-Suicide Case and DACA

This episode of You Are Here explores potential repercussions of the highly publicized Carter v. Commonwealth case and visits a Boston DACA protest to get perspective from those... Read More
Discover WERS :: 09.26.17

Listener Photo and Story Submissions

How do you celebrate independent music? WERS wants to feature you in an upcoming listener photo and story campaign, where we celebrate independent music and the... Read More
Artist Profile :: 09.21.17

Blondes Really Do Have More Fun: Blondie’s Triumph Over Irrelevancy, Forty Years in the Making

By Erin Christie The 1970s: A decade filled to the brim and overflowing with 7” records of the punk to prog to ambient to disco-... Read More
Discover WERS :: 09.14.17

Arum Rae at WERS

Singer-songwriter Arum Rae stopped by our studio and sat down with 88.9’s Alex Waters to talk about her new record, the parallels between songs and... Read More
Discover WERS :: 09.02.17

Goodbye WBRU

  By Ross A. Ketschke, who grew up in Westport, MA. I was nine years old, riding in the car with my mom after just... Read More
Discover WERS :: 08.30.17

Imagine Dragons Tickets Giveaway

When you tune in to WERS, you expect the best new music. But it’s always fun to sing along to an old favorite. That's part... Read More
Discover WERS :: 08.30.17

Rounding off Summer with these Music Discoveries

"Describing her music like her own diary, she has covered everything from failed relationships to a brief fascination with serial killers." This week on the... Read More
Discover WERS :: 08.28.17

Brett Dennen | WERS Interview & Performance

Recently, Brett Dennen dropped by the WERS studio to play a few songs live. While he was there, 88.9’s Alex Waters talked with him about... Read More

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