On a Rainy Monday, Aminé Takes Brooklyn Steel by Storm

Banana badass Aminé played a lavishly intimate set after a long, dark and rainy Monday, delivering stunning hip-hop-inspired tracks to a sold-out crowd at Brooklyn Steel. The intimate venue was very full — yet...

Tyler, the Creator’s Grinch Steals Christmas

The rapper’s remake of the iconic Grinch theme song is meaner than ever.

Anderson .Paak Shows Funk Belongs Back in Hip-Hop

The musician’s new album combines old hip-hop sounds to pave a new wave in today’s mainstream rap.

Music Desk Staff Recs: Best Songs of Fall 2018

As autumn draws to a close and we trade in our light jackets for heavy winter coats, we can reflect on the singular tracks that made it to our fall playlists. From acoustic ballads...

Behind the Scenes With the Producers of ‘thank u, next’

WSN speaks with Social House, the LA-based duo behind Ariana Grande's chart-topping hit.

Tennis Plays Stripped Down Hits at (Le) Poisson Rouge

As part of their “Solo in Stereo” tour, the husband-and-wife duo are traveling the country without a backing band and reworking most of their classics.

Lake Street Dive Turns the Upper East Side Into Their Own Bonfire Sing-a-Long

Amid the neon lights of Times Square and a damp city night after a day of chills and rain showers, the intimate Beacon Theatre glowed on Broadway as it welcomed an age demographic that...

Chicago Rock Soul Band Campdogzz Find Unlikely Companions in Punk

On tour with fellow Chicago band Meat Wave and Nebraska native band Cursive, Campdogzz played at Irving Plaza on Wednesday night. WSN spoke with lead singer and guitarist Jess Price about touring, recording and working with record label 15 Passenger.

Toro y Moi Hypnotizes Brooklyn’s Elsewhere With Trance-Inducing Beats

The show felt less like a concert — rather, a communal and mediative dance space.

Clive Alumna Eva Hendricks On Tour With Death Cab for Cutie

Clive alumna and Charly Bliss frontwoman on mental health, the importance of love songs and touring Trump’s America.

Staff Recs: Best Albums for Fall

“Lush” by Snail Mail Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor I am not going to lie: I fell in love with the album “Lush” when I discovered Snail Mail early last spring. I was lucky enough to witness...

Clive Senior on Being ‘Reckless’

The singer-songwriter ruminates on freedom and its consequences on her newly-released single.