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TIDAL Offers Little to Independent Artists

TIDAL Offers Little to Independent Artists

Haven Williams, Contributing Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

TIDAL only reinforces the old elite-dominated model of the music industry.

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Stream Like Your Life Depends on It

Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor
April 7, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

In today's digitized music landscape, how can companies react - and how should they react - in order to maintain profits?

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Hippo Campus guitarist talks touring, Bieber and ‘making it’

Hippo Campus guitarist talks touring, Bieber and ‘making it’

Hannah Shulman, Deputy Multimedia Editor
November 19, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music, Music

WSN talked with Hippo Campus' lead guitarist Nathan Stocker about touring with the alt-rock band and how Spotify diversifies music taste.

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Epstein of band JR JR talks New York, Detroit music scene

Epstein of band JR JR talks New York, Detroit music scene

Audrey Deng, Arts Editor
October 28, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music, Music

JR JR's latest album "JR JR" marks a minimalist watershed in the indie-pop band's career. Band member Joshua Epstein talks about Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. and the band's upcoming performance at Webster Hall on Nov. 4.

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Freemium focuses internet away from ads, toward content

Freemium focuses internet away from ads, toward content

Matthew Tessler, Deputy Digital Director
September 8, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The freemium model —that Spotify and YouTube have adopted– should be the future of online content.

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Tidal’s wave could hurt artists

Tidal’s wave could hurt artists

Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor
April 8, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Everybody loses if artists, as a group, fragment themselves too much on streaming services like Tidal.

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Jay Z comes to NYU to talk music business

Jay Z comes to NYU to talk music business

Valentina Duque Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief
April 2, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Jay-Z spoke at NYU about the launch of his music streaming service, Tidal.

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Start your weekend off right with TGIF playlist

Start your weekend off right with TGIF playlist

February 20, 2014
Filed under ARTS

A nice, loud playlist including 20 songs to help celebrate the fact that this week is over. Be sure to follow nyunews on Spotify for more great mixes.

Listen to oldies but goodies this Valentine’s Day

Listen to oldies but goodies this Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Impress your loved ones with this marvelous playlist made up of the greatest love songs from artists like Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. (Plus, "The Piña Colada" song makes an appearance.) Be sure to follow nyunews on Spotify.... Read more »

Playlist

March 4, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List

Somehow, the monstrosity that is Mumford & Sons has become the face of folk music. To right this wrong, here is a playlist of overshadowed gems that make up the contemporary folk scene. “Bugs” - O’Death “Play a Train Song” - Todd Snider “Birmingham” - Shovles & Rope “Goodbye... Read more »

Start 2013 right with 13 of our favorite songs

Start 2013 right with 13 of our favorite songs

January 28, 2013
Filed under ARTS

We here at WSN know what you’re all thinking: it’s a shame the world didn’t end last month in a Roland Emmerich fever dream. Now we have another challenging and demanding semester ahead of us, sure to be fraught with stress, anxiety and even more poor decisions than those of years past. Thankfully... Read more »

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