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C3 Exudes Eclecticism With Debut EP

C3 Exudes Eclecticism With Debut EP

By Connor Gatesman, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

NYU student musician collective C3 has just released their eponymous debut EP, featuring tracks that build layer instruments — and Leonard Bernstein monologues — to create a dynamic, energetic collection.

Mike Ellis Fuses Pop and Country in New EP

Mike Ellis Fuses Pop and Country in New EP

By Connor Gatesman, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

NYU artist Mike Ellis' self-titled EP is an earnest effort at pop music, tinged with bold efforts at auto-tune and country vibes.

Jack Schneider: Bringing Back the Roots

Jack Schneider: Bringing Back the Roots

By Jake Steel, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Tisch student Jack Schneider's new roots-influenced album, in his own words — "Too urban for Nashville, too Nashville for NYC — but in a good way."

NYU’s The Misters Explore ‘Complicated People’

NYU’s The Misters Explore ‘Complicated People’

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Through three lineups and a host of complications, the ethereal rock band The Misters have persevered. This Thursday, the gang of charismatic chaps will finally release their debut EP "Complicated People."

Maggie Rogers Leaves No Sound Unturned

Maggie Rogers Leaves No Sound Unturned

By Connor Gatesman, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The momentum that NYU alum Maggie Rogers has been building since she stunned Pharrell during a Clive Davis masterclass in 2015 has reached its peak with her EP release — though whether the momentum carries through is debatable.

Christmas album comes with Grande promise

Christmas album comes with Grande promise

December 10, 2013


Filed under Arts

‘Tis the season for Christmas albums. Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige and Jewel are just a few to release their spins on seasonal songs this year, but, unexpectedly, 20-year-old Ariana Grande seems to be receiving the most hype for her EP, “Christmas Kisses,” scheduled for release on Dec. 24. What is it that makes ...

Tennis delivers solid, familiar sound on EP

Tennis delivers solid, familiar sound on EP

November 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Indie pop band Tennis kicks off their new EP “Small Sound” with the plucky and strong “Mean Streets,” and continues to maintain the same nostalgic synth-pop vibe for which the band is known. “Mean Streets,” for example, offers the band’s signature sound through a strong drumline and sweet...

Students from Clive Davis Institute anticipate their album release

Students from Clive Davis Institute anticipate their album release

March 3, 2013


Filed under Features

  The Roofer’s Union, a new band formed by a group of students at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, could easily be considered a typical electronic rock band. But what makes the group stand out is the musical aesthetic and atmosphere they create while playing onstage. &n...