Staff Recommendations: Albums to study to

Finals can be a tremendously stressful period of time for students. With this chaotic time period approaching, the WSN staff recommends albums to listen to while studying for finals. Vampire Weekend - “Modern Vampires of the...

The Avett Brothers Get MSG Rocking

The Avett Brothers’ slow-burning alternative folk performance on Friday, April 8 was not one to be missed, as they brought their signature sound to the arena of Madison Square Garden. The evening began at 8:00...

Weekly Radio Roundup: Jan. 31 – Feb. 3

In a week of wonders, Porter Robinson is back after a long hiatus and Elon Musk is now an aspiring artist? I guess if this edition of Weekly Radio Roundup proves anything, it’s the...

The Weeknd Is Back and Badder Than Ever

After months of teasing, an Instagram hiatus and making his fans wait with bated breath through a two-hour radio show, The Weeknd finally dropped two new singles last week. The elusive rhythm and blues...

Todd Lewis Kramer: Life, Love & Music

Last week, WSN got the chance to speak with Brooklyn-based Americana folk singer Todd Lewis Kramer, whose debut solo album “Fairground” will drop this May. A native of the East Coast, Kramer’s music involves...

Growing Up In — and According to — the ‘U.S.A.’

Writer Jude Zhu gives his unique perspective of growing up in China and listening to Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." with his father.

TKTK Session with Amelia Murray

 Steinhart Music Technology sophomore Amelia Murray came into the WSN office on Nov. 10 to perform her songs, “Calcium,” “Hindsight” and “Speak Your Mind” for an enthralled audience. After her set, WSN sat down...

Steinhardt Students Experiment at Bleep Bloop

Bleep Bloop is as zany as it sounds. NYU’s Bleep Bloop concert, which was held on Feb. 25, is a showcase featuring some of the most experimental music students have to offer. One of the school’s...

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.

Industry has sexist standards

A look at the Billboard Hot 100 Chart makes it evident that music fans are currently very receptive to female artists. Yet, feminism has not quite caught on in the music industry. There are...

Bieber discovers his ‘Purpose’ in new album

The past couple years have been a rollercoaster for Justin Bieber, to say the least. Egged houses, a DUI arrest and other party boy antics have all led to intense backlash for Bieber. But...

Nirvana’s Immortal ‘Unplugged,’ 25 Years On

No artist has ever done an “MTV Unplugged” set in one take, except one.  Geffen Records recently released a 25th anniversary edition of the legendary Nirvana live album, “MTV Unplugged In New York.” In it,...
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