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An Old Music Style Becomes New: Records

An Old Music Style Becomes New: Records

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Looking for some new vinyls to add to your collection? Here are some of the best record stores around NYU.

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The DJ who sexually assaulted Taylor Swift was finally hired by a new radio station. Now he has the ability to make his female coworkers, fellow employees and guest stars feel uncomfortable and violated, just as he did with Swift.

Craig David Takes Bowery Ballroom

Craig David Takes Bowery Ballroom

By Amelia Reardon, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

British Hip-Hop artist Craig David headlined a sold-out show at Bowery Ballroom, Monday.

Steve Aoki x Dim Mak Collection F/W 2017

Steve Aoki x Dim Mak Collection F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty and Style Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

DJ and designer Steve Aoki married music and fashion in his skate-park suitable Fall/Winter 2017 Dim Mak Collection. Aoki stayed true to the streetwear style he established for the previous four Dim Mak Collections. Skater-turned-models shredded down two temporary half-pipes, while the rock ...

A Face for the Producer of ‘Faceless’

A Face for the Producer of ‘Faceless’

By Mandy Freebairn, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Exclusive interview with Clive Davis student Ben Shirken (aka DJ Beshken) on his blossoming music career.

DJ Khaled Brings the Keys to Skirball

DJ Khaled Brings the Keys to Skirball

By Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Snapchat superstar came to Skirball this past Tuesday to give a motivational talk and spread more Khaled-isms.

Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Village Voice released its annual best of music list and threw a party.

Juniors’ musical startup skyrockets after competition

Juniors’ musical startup skyrockets after competition

By Nina Jang

November 17, 2014


Filed under Features

Founded by Stern junior Rohit Mittal and CAS junior Lindsay Heatley, Mitley is a website where musicians can rent out their equipment for a daily fee.

Def Jam celebrates 30th anniversary

Def Jam celebrates 30th anniversary

By Sean McCready, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

Rick Rubin founded Def Jam Records in his Weinstein dorm room 30 years ago.

iPhone app teaches users to create, share DJ mixes

iPhone app teaches users to create, share DJ mixes

April 22, 2013


Filed under Features

“If you can move, you can mix” is the tagline for Crossfader, a free disc jockey iPhone app that allows users to mix songs and to add sound effects simply by moving their bodies and tilting their phones. Crossfader was launched on April 10 by web company DJZ, which showcases electronic dance musi...

VIDEO: An Interview with Electronic Sound Outfit

VIDEO: An Interview with Electronic Sound Outfit

February 10, 2013


Filed under Arts, Multimedia

Steinhardt sophomore Nick Kohler and Stern sophomore Alex Blanton of Electronic Sound Outfit just released their first signed original mix with 50/50 Records, "Rvltn." Get to know them in this interview conducted by WSN's music editor Alexandria Ethridge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOhMOONmaEA...