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Rex Orange County Makes Lively US Debut

Rex Orange County Makes Lively US Debut

By Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Uncategorized

Rex Orange County, the English artist formally known as Alex O'Connor, made his U.S. concert debut at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Sunday, Feb. 4.

Highlights from Game Center Showcase

Highlights from Game Center Showcase

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Exposure was among the seven video games selected to be presented at the annual NYU Incubator showcase.

No Dou(buts), Just Chimes

No Dou(buts), Just Chimes

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Leah Dou's out-the-door crowds at her Mercury Lounge concert last Friday were only a fraction of the success the artist deserves.

Kevin Devine Talks ‘Instigator,’ Social Justice and Musical Growth

Kevin Devine Talks ‘Instigator,’ Social Justice and Musical Growth

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

In an exclusive interview with WSN, indie artist Kevin Devine gives the details behind his new album "Instigator" and the tricks to his trade.

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.

Whitney Brings Back One Last Summer Night

Whitney Brings Back One Last Summer Night

By Albert Keen, Contributing Writer

October 17, 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.

Bon Iver Plays the Numbers on “22, A Million”

Bon Iver Plays the Numbers on “22, A Million”

By Jacob Fox, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

“22, A Million” stands out as the self-defining album of Justin Vernon’s career. It ties together so many familiar elements from every past album and EP he’s recorded with his band, Bon Iver.  He takes the heart-warming vulnerability of the acoustic-driven “For Emma, Forever Ago,” and build...

The Arts Issue: Majors vs. Indie

The Arts Issue: Majors vs. Indie

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Special Editions, Top Story

During my very first semester at NYU, my Writing the Essay professor, while talking about Damien Hirst’s piece “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living” (which, for those yet to take the course, is simply a taxidermied tiger shark floating in a vitrine of formaldehy...

The Old Chance

The Old Chance

By Thomas Lange, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts

With perhaps one of the most enigmatic stories of any in his profession, Chance the Rappers' tale of ascendance to major-level fame is iconic.

Major vs. Indie Publishing: What Sells and What Matters

Major vs. Indie Publishing: What Sells and What Matters

By Michael Landes, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

All too often, the contributions of independent book publishers are overlooked in the annals of history, but their presence in literary achievements should not be understated.

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