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Catfish and the Bottlemen Deliver International Stardom

Catfish and the Bottlemen Deliver International Stardom

By Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Catfish and the Bottlemen confirmed its status as an international sensation last week at Terminal 5, with sincerity and energy abound.

Sigur Ros Create Worlds, Not Moments

Sigur Ros Create Worlds, Not Moments

By Carter Shelter, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Proving yet again that they will never be something as simple as a nostalgic phenomenon, Sigur Ros performed a stunningly immersive set at Brooklyn's King Theatre last week.

Green Day Incites a Revolution for Good at Webster Hall

Green Day Incites a Revolution for Good at Webster Hall

By Taylor MacMillan, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Green Day's triumphal return to touring brought an amazing (if at times unpredictable) evening to fans at Webster Hall.

Staff Recs: Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts

Staff Recs: Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts

By WSN Staff

October 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

The Decemberists Tiny Desk best serves the indie genre and no other band displays this better than the Decemberists. Not only did their setlist consist entirely of songs from my favorite album of theirs, “The King Is Dead,” but they managed to keep the vibrancy of the songs alive within a live, acou...

Influenced Become Influencers With JEFF the Brotherhood

Influenced Become Influencers With JEFF the Brotherhood

By Carter Shelter, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

At their concert Saturday night at Market Hotel, JEFF the Brotherhood proved that despite their long and storied career, they're not falling into a formula - and they're not going to quit.

Angel Olsen Brings the Light to Brooklyn

Angel Olsen Brings the Light to Brooklyn

By Jacob Fox, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Fresh off the heels of the release of her debut album, Angel Olsen stuns in her set at Warsaw on Sunday night.

D.R.A.M. Stuns at Mystery Concert

D.R.A.M. Stuns at Mystery Concert

By Natalie Whalen, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The Program Board's annual Mystery Concert, a Welcome Week staple, seriously stunned with its hip-hop lineup of Kamaiyah, D.R.A.M., and Kelela.

Mystery Concert Lineup Revealed, Features Three Up-and-Coming Artists

Mystery Concert Lineup Revealed, Features Three Up-and-Coming Artists

By Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

September 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

This year's Mystery Concert features an eclectic group of musicians, including a pair of fast-rising female artists.

TKTK Sessions: The Misters

TKTK Sessions: The Misters

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor

April 23, 2016


Filed under Arts, Multimedia, Music

The Misters stopped by the WSN office to give us a taste of their alternative rock/pop/jazzy vibes.

Staff Recs: Prince Songs

Staff Recs: Prince Songs

By Staff

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Legendary musician Prince died today at the age of 57. Here are the WSN staff's favorite songs from his discography.

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

Our dispatches from Tribeca begin with a review of "Contemporary Color", a documentary about the color guard concert put on by David Byrne at Barclays Center last year.

The Avett Brothers Get MSG Rocking

The Avett Brothers Get MSG Rocking

By Allison Stubblebine, Music Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Avett Brothers played at Madison Square Garden over the weekend, in anticipation of their new album "True Sadness" out in June.

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