Rock Has Slowed Its Roll: How Rock Music Lost Its Edge

50 years ago, rock music was at its zenith. In 2018, the genre's power has subsided as hip-hop and EDM take over. What happened to make rock 'n' roll lose its edge?

Britain’s Bad Girl Lily Allen Takes on Terminal 5

Lily Allen — the fearless voice of a generation of women who have no issue being just as raunchy as the boys — is all grown up. Though Britain’s beloved bad girl and pop sensation Lily Allen...

Unpopular Opinions: Albums

Think you have a hot take on an underrated or overrated record? See how it holds up against WSN's picks in Unpopular Opinions: Albums edition.

Gorillaz Shake Up Barclays Center in Their Last Appearance ‘For A While’

Self-described, British “virtual band” Gorillaz played a nearly sold-out show at the Barclays Center on Oct. 13 for what is possibly one of the band’s last concerts for a long time. As the band finished...

Kero Kero Bonito Blow the Roof Off Elsewhere

London indie pop band Kero Kero Bonito offer innovative tracks to an enthusiastic Brooklyn crowd.

WNYU Hosts Talk Radio and Resistance

Student hosts from NYU's radio station WNYU discuss the power of music as a social and political medium.

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.

Kero Kero Bonito Evolves From Sugar Pop Into Indie Rock with New Album

Kero Kero Bonito’s incorporates experimental indie rock in their newest album "Time 'n' Place," signifying an evolution from their previous sugar pop style.

A Film Within an Album: A Closer Look at the ‘A Star Is Born’...

The streaming era of music has been a tumultuous journey of countless ventures within the industry, from unannounced album releases to streaming plans as low as $5 a month. The one area of music...

88Rising: Marketing Race, Not Music

88Rising is an Asian-American mass media company based out of New York that focuses on spreading Asian hip-hop in both the United States as well as East Asia. The collective has amassed a large...

Spotify’s New Free Upload Initiative Splits Budding Artists

Spotify's new initiative has left some musicians uncertain about what kind of impact it will have on the landscape of the streaming service and the music industry at large.

The Velvet Underground Through the Lens of ’60s New York

The Velvet Underground Experience, a new immersive exhibition, takes you down the history of one of history's greatest bands and the 1960s-era New York that influenced it.
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