The Cerny Brothers discuss artistic progress

With their forthcoming album “Sleeping Giant,” the four-piece Americana band The Cerny Brothers are changing their sound. Featuring Robert Cerny, Scott Cerny, Robert Anderson and Alby Hickman, they are evolving into a more electric...

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...

Belgian artist talks touring, album

Berlin-based producer Kill Frenzy is renowned for his unique 4x4 take on deep house. His recent 11-track debut album “TAYLR SWFT” is a far cry from its innocent namesake as it boasts salacious and...

Alabama Shakes’ experiments pay off

With the release of their sophomore album “Sound and Color,” Alabama Shakes swaps a bit of their Southern twang for psychedelic experimentation. In the three years following the release of their debut album, “Boys...

Freshman frontman talks rock, future

For LS freshman Mike Prussack, frontman of New Jersey rock band Fiscal Cliff, he frequently finds inspiration in the conventions of the genre, but also tries to create a versatile, diverse sound. A year...

Brooklyn band talks first headlining tour

Brooklyn-based folk pop duo Oh Honey, which comprises Mitchy Collins and Danielle Bouchard, set out on their first headlining tour March 24. “Wish You Were Here,” the fourth and final installment “The Postcard Series”...

Toro y Moi departs from shoegaze sound

Chillwave creeped into mainstream indie music in 2011, when producers like Neon Indian and Washed Out began releasing remixes of popular songs that were slowed down and looped with ambient synthesizers and filtered vocals....

CAS junior never even HEARD of Mountain Whisper

Mountain Whisper, the three-piece shoegraze, glo-fi band, made waves during a period of time between mid 2009 and late 2009. The band is mostly recognized for their singles “If Everybody In The World Dropped...

Clive Davis alum talks musical roots

Chris Duggan, an alumnus of NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music program, is currently the vocalist of the Ohio-based rock trio Plaid Brixx. Along with providing vocals for the band, Duggan also recently...

Action Bronson’s new album ‘Wonderful’

Since his debut in 2011, Action Bronson has attracted fans of all demographics thanks to his boisterous personality, oddball lyrics and his tendency to create ’90s-influenced hip-hop without sounding outdated. With multiple successful mixtapes,...

Staff Recommendations: Early 2015 albums

With the first quarter of music releases of 2015 coming to a close, the WSN staff recommends albums released so far this year. "I Don't Like Shit. I Don't Go Outside" Earl Sweatshirt makes it clear...

Talking Taking Back Sunday

Following the Feb. 24 release of “Happiness Is: The Complete Recordings,” which includes three b-sides and three acoustic versions, Shaun Cooper, bassist of Taking Back Sunday, spoke with WSN about the re-release and general...
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