Playlist: WERG Classics

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One of my favorite activities on campus was being an on-air personality for WERG. I hosted an air shift where I announced songs, performed music news updates and even voiced a promo. One thing I really liked was that I was able to voice-track a show in advance so I could fit this into my schedule. […]

RUNDOWN: ‘Loot,’ coffee and college radio

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Monday, Sept. 29: As if you need another reason to drink it, today is International Coffee Day. Fire up that Keurig and enjoy a hot (or iced) cup of joe. Tuesday, Sept. 30: Support College Radio Day and stop by the 90.5 WERG table at Waldron Campus Center. You might even be a big winner […]

REVIEW: Seahaven is an unexpected hit

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Seahaven – Reverie Lagoon: Music for Escapism Only 4.5/5 Reverie Lagoon is a record I never expected. In fact, I’m not even sure why I first listened to it. Seahaven has never played a huge role in the indie or punk scenes, rather settling for a back catalog of Brand New influence, challenging vocal delivery […]

WERG Top 30 for 4/15/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Apr. 15 WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 1              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 3              2              Fitz and The Tantrums/The Walker (More Than Just a Dream; Elektra Records) […]

REVIEW: La Dispute and Manchester Orchestra

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La Dispute – Rooms of the House 5/5 In 2011, La Dispute released Wildlife, their second LP and an emotionally exhausting affair that carried on for nearly an hour. Therein lied the album’s greatest strength and weakness all rolled into one inconvenient realization: La Dispute had created an album so lyrically dense, that you had […]

WERG Top 30 for 4/1/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Apr. 1. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 1              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 5              2              Fitz and The Tantrums/The Walker (More Than Just a Dream; Elektra Records) […]

WERG Top 30 for 3/25/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Mar 25. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 1              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 2              2              Foster the People/Coming of Age (Supermodel; Columbia) 4              3              Bastille/Bad Blood (Bad […]

Operations manager reflects on ‘Best College Station in the Nation’ award

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Gannon University’s student-managed radio station, 90.5 WERG, has hit a wealth of success at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Abraham and Borst Awards earlier this month. WERG won “Best College Station in the Nation,” and a slew of other awards as well, including “Best Use of Social Media” and “Most Creative Promotional Event.” I talked […]

WERG Top 30 for 3/18/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Mar 18. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 8              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 1              2              Foster the People/Coming of Age (Supermodel; Columbia) 3              3              Fitz and The […]