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Staff Rants: Faltering Quality of Music, Avenue A and Cantor Film Center

Staff Rants: Faltering Quality of Music, Avenue A and Cantor Film Center

By WSN Staff

September 20, 2018


Filed under City, Culture, Opinion, University Life

For our first Staff Rants of the semester, WSN weighs in on the rapid pace of music production, Serial’s new season, Avenue A, NYU’s poor organizational skills and the rain.

Sounds of ‘Sweetener’

Sounds of ‘Sweetener’

By Julia Fields, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Ariana Grande's new album "Sweetener" is a remarkable addition to her discography that shares meaningful and empowering music.

Has Emo Dug Its Own Grave?

Has Emo Dug Its  Own Grave?

By Natasha Jokic, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Emo, as we know it, is dead. Or perhaps the genre is just reworked into a distant, cooler cousin.

Mystery Concert Headliners Revealed

Mystery Concert Headliners Revealed

By Nicole Rosenthal, Music Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

NYU has revealed the three acts performing at the annual Mystery Concert.

This Gallatin Junior Sings and Studies Love

This Gallatin Junior Sings and Studies Love

By Nicole Rosenthal, Music Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Michael Manzi took to the stage at The Bitter End to share his meditations on love and its versatile forms.

Three Student Acts on the Rise

Three Student Acts on the Rise

By Nicole Rosenthal, Music Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Check out this handful of talented up-and-coming musicians at NYU to start off your fall semester.

Jungle Was Busy Earnin’ the Crowd’s Love at Recent Brooklyn Steel Show

Jungle Was Busy Earnin’ the Crowd’s Love at Recent Brooklyn Steel Show

By Xin-Rui Lee, Contributing Writer

July 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

A review of Jungle's performance on June 18 at the Bowery in New York.

Kendrick Lamar Is a Black Artist, Not a Wack Artist

Kendrick Lamar Is a Black Artist, Not a Wack Artist

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

After Kendrick Lamar became the first rap artist to win the Pulitzer Prize, the response is telling. Lack of support shows, perhaps, the result of vulgar topics rap sometimes delves into or maybe another institutional barrier against the black community.

I Tried … Coachella

I Tried … Coachella

By Michael Muth, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was almost too good to be true.

Alex Carr Talks New Album, Traveling and Isolation

Alex Carr Talks New Album, Traveling and Isolation

By Sara Nuta, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Gallatin junior Alex Carr is preparing to release a full-length album with his band.

Up-and-Comer Billie Eilish Sells Out Bowery

Up-and-Comer Billie Eilish Sells Out Bowery

By Brandi Powell, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

16-year-old pop star Billie Eilish played a sold-out show at The Bowery on March 23.

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