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 […]

Managing the best college station in the nation

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“Wait, we won what? Best College Station in the Nation? Shut up, I’m going to cry.” These eloquent words were said by yours truly when I received the phone call that 90.5 WERG won the best college station in the nation award. Being the general manager of WERG during this time has been completely insane. […]

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 […]

Welcome back to Erie’s rock alternative 90.5 WERG

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There is only one organization that I’ve been a part of since starting at Gannon. It began as an assignment for my freshman year speech class. During my assigned radio show, I fell in love with radio and everything about it. I then became assistant production manager, and started to get my feet wet in […]

WERG Top 30 for 2/18/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of February 18. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 2              1              Phantogram/Fall in Love (Voices; Republic) 1              2              J. Roddy Walston and the Business/Heavy Bells (Essential Tremors; ATO) 3              3              Fitz and […]

An (un)healthy obsession with Twenty One Pilots

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Everyone has their identifiers.  For some people, they’re defined by their physical characteristics, for example if someone says, “Oh, it’s that red-headed kid who wears flip flops all the time.” Others are identified by their major, or where they live, such as, “She’s that nice nursing major from New York.” I am identified by my […]