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Did the Chainsmokers Finally Let You Down?

Did the Chainsmokers Finally Let You Down?

By Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

As the music industry moves away from EDM, so have the Chainsmokers. They've also moved away from good sound in general.

Blue Healer: ‘Art Reflects You’

Blue Healer: ‘Art Reflects You’

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

In the wake of the release of their self-titled debut album, Blue Healer took the time to speak with WSN about who they are as a band and the way their identity affects their music.

gobbinjr Captivates With Dream Pop

gobbinjr Captivates With Dream Pop

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Rising Brooklyn bedroom-pop star gobbinjr's new album "vom night" is the antithesis to the overly perfect, romanticized version of what girlhood is — and for that, it's a work of real art.

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The new LP from New York rap artist Sammus is a sorely needed dose of empowerment for women — particularly black women — dealt in smooth rhymes and defiant statements.

Q&A: Daye Jack Is Hip-Hop’s Next Big Thing

Q&A: Daye Jack Is Hip-Hop’s Next Big Thing

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

NYU alumni Daye Jack came to the university as a computer science, and quickly rose through the ranks — of the music industry. Now, he's collaborating withs stars and working with Max Martin.

Billie Marten: A Rising North Star

Billie Marten: A Rising North Star

By Kevin Hannon, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

English musician Billie Marten's debut album "Writing of Blues and Yellows" brings a powerfully understated work into the public eye after she was nominated for BBC's prestigious "Sound Of..." poll.

‘My Woman’ Sings of ‘Mania of Love’

‘My Woman’ Sings of ‘Mania of Love’

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Angel Olsen's third full-length album proves itself to be a soothing yet powerful release.

Animal Collective Returns Strongly from Three Year Break

Animal Collective Returns Strongly from Three Year Break

By Carter Shelter, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Animal Collective bring their signature mix of experimental psych and pop to their tenth studio album "Painting With".

‘Cabaret’ Star Strips, Emotionally

‘Cabaret’ Star Strips, Emotionally

By Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Alan Cumming performed at Carnegie Hall in conjunction with his new album "Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs: Live at Cafe Carlyle"

Ziggy Stardust Joins the Stars

Ziggy Stardust Joins the Stars

By Charlotte Sparacino, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

David Bowie left us with a wide-ranging discography and a beautiful final album.

‘Real Hair’ EP embraces Speedy Ortiz’s heavy sound, features dense lyrics

‘Real Hair’ EP embraces Speedy Ortiz’s heavy sound, features dense lyrics

February 18, 2014


Filed under Arts

With its deep lyrics and '90s alternative rock aesthetic, Speedy Ortiz’s “Major Arcana” made its way onto several lists of the year’s best music in 2013. Nearly a year later, the Massachusetts noise-rockers’ new EP “Real Hair” marks a shift in the band’s direction. This release co...

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