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A Nonviolent Response To Bigotry

A Nonviolent Response To Bigotry

By Honor Saskia Milton, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Protest music is a staple of most social movements, a phenomenon that spans for decades.

The Guitarist’s Nobel

The Guitarist’s Nobel

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in literature last year, leading many to wonder — do song lyrics genuinely qualify as literature?

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Grouping the music and literature categories together does a disservice to both forms and their respective artists and authors.

You should know about NYU band Acid Dad

You should know about NYU band Acid Dad

By Francisco Navas and E.R. Pulgar

October 25, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

WSN sat down with Acid Dad, a psych-punk band founded by three NYU students, to discuss their genre, the band's future and how the band deals with being professional musicians and college students at the same time.

Dylan’s ‘Shadows’ should have stayed in the dark

Dylan’s ‘Shadows’ should have stayed in the dark

By Michael Waller, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

On his 36th album, "Shadows in the Night," Bob Dylan disappoints, with boring release.

Bob Dylan’s ‘Tempest’ blows away expectations

Bob Dylan’s ‘Tempest’ blows away expectations

September 11, 2012


Filed under Arts

Today’s musicians should take note of the complicated combination of styles Bob Dylan uses to craft his newest album, “Tempest.” With elements of jazz, blues, country, folk and rock blending seamlessly with Dylan’s persistent lyrical genius, “Tempest” proves to be yet another jewel in his...