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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.

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LÉON

By Dyanna Fleites-Cruz, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

WSN sat down with LÉON, also known as Lotta Lindgren, at The Meadows to chat about her success with “Tired of Talking” and what the future holds for her music

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The Game of Telephone: Musicians Edition

By Nina Jang, Deputy Digital Director

April 11, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

WSN spoke with seven upcoming bands and solo artists and compiled a playlist of songs by these musicians. As a twist, each musician had the chance to recommend or “telephone” a tune or album to another NYU artist.

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Enjoying the ‘ride’ with R&B artist SoMo

Enjoying the ‘ride’ with R&B artist SoMo

By Adam Karnegian, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

WSN spoke with R&B artist SoMo about touring, favorite albums and pet peeves.

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Pharrell to spend year as artist-in-residence at Tisch

Pharrell to spend year as artist-in-residence at Tisch

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

Williams is going to be teaching a class at NYU, with details to be announced at a later date.

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Weeknd’s vocal talents shine on debut studio album

Weeknd’s vocal talents shine on debut studio album

September 11, 2013


Filed under Arts

“Kiss Land” is the debut studio album by Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye, also known as The Weeknd. Following three critically acclaimed mixtapes in 2011 (“House of Balloons,” “Thursday” and “Echoes of Silence”) and a 2012 remastered compilation project of that series called “Trilogy,...

Alicia Keys returns with lackluster album

Alicia Keys returns with lackluster album

November 27, 2012


Filed under Arts

Live BlogIt has been almost three years since Alicia Keys’ last album, “The Element of Freedom,” hit the shelves. That album sold four million copies worldwide — her lowest-selling album so far. It also surprised people with very beat-driven, up-tempurchase viagra onlinepo songs instead of her former laid back piano...