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Out of Borough Adventures: Brooklyn

Out of Borough Adventures: Brooklyn

By Alyssa Kelly, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Venture outside of Manhattan and cross the Brooklyn Bridge to explore the Borough of Trees.

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A Look Into NYU’s Latest Startup — Curtain Call

A Look Into NYU’s Latest Startup — Curtain Call

By Jacob Fox, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

If your wallet has ever winced at the price of a concert ticket, the four NYU students behind the new app Curtain Call have a solution for you.

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Whitney Brings Back One Last Summer Night

Whitney Brings Back One Last Summer Night

By Albert Keen, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Between the band's warm summer vibes and the lead vocalist / drummer Julian Erlich's constant anecotes, Whitney's show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg felt like it was one final day of fun in the sun.

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Bob Moses: Fresh NYC Music Faces

Bob Moses: Fresh NYC Music Faces

By Carter Shelter, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Local duo Bob Moses proved at their concert at Terminal 5 last week that electronic musicians can create bombastic, interactive shows just as well as any four-piece rock group.

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Staff Recs: Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts

Staff Recs: Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts

By WSN Staff

October 6, 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...

Adele Performs Soulful Confessions

Adele Performs Soulful Confessions

By Dakshayani Shankar, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Adele's concert last Thursday at Madison Square Garden featured her at her most candid, motherly self yet.

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When Regret(te)s Become Great Decisions

When Regret(te)s Become Great Decisions

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Regrettes brought a bit of LA sunshine and fun to the New York garage rock scene with their "cupcake" songs and spunky attitude during their Webster Hall show on Sept. 21.

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Q&A: X Ambassadors Talk Tour Life, New Album Plans at Free Press Summer Fest

Q&A: X Ambassadors Talk Tour Life, New Album Plans at Free Press Summer Fest

By Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor

June 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Whether it be on the radio or on stage, the X Ambassadors — you may know them from their hits like "Renegades" and "Jungle" — deliver a powerful sound that translates into a captivating live show. The Ithaca rock band is currently hitting up festivals across the world, a tour which saw the gro...

Live Music is Live Music, Digital or Not

By Jonah Rosario Inserra, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

With the increasing popularity of electronic music, live shows are as much about the atmosphere as they are about the music.

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NYC shows feature range of music

NYC shows feature range of music

By Zane Warman, Staff Writer

January 26, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

In conjunction with the recent announcement of the Governors Ball lineup, NYC is preparing for a versatile spring 2015 concert season. The likes of Jack White, Meek Mill, and Logic are set to perform in NYC, this spring.

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Gallery: OK Go performs at the Bowery Ballroom on September 20th

Gallery: OK Go performs at the Bowery Ballroom on September 20th

By Justin Lanier, Staff Photographer

September 24, 2014


Filed under Arts, Multimedia, Music

At the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday night, an anxious crowd waited almost an hour after the scheduled show time for OK Go to emerge onstage. Suddenly, a curtain encircling the stage was lit by a projector, and a roar from the crowd ensued. In a wacky, fitting display, the band members' heads were pro...

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