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An illustration of a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”

Listen to this: ABBA’s latest release ‘Just A Notion’ teases their upcoming album

Read about this week’s most notable singles by Gracie Abrams, Mastodon and more.

ABBA is back with a new song ahead of their album release next week. If you somehow haven’t heard about the band’s return, we’re pleased to inform you that “Voyage” comes...

Luca Guadagninos new HBO series “We are Who We Are” follows two teens and their families on an American army base in Chioggia, Italy. The series shows the struggle of the characters, played by several well known celebrities such as Chloe Sevigny and Scott ‘Kid Cudi’ Mescudi, as they navigate through teenage life and the exploration of their sexualities and identities. 
(Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

‘We Are Who We Are’ Is An Artistic Triumph For The Coming-of-Age Genre

The new series by Luca Guadagnino tells the story of teenage self-discovery with the backdrop of a U.S. army base in Italy.
Kaylee DeFrietas, Arts Editor September 28, 2020

A drama about coming-of-age in a small town in Italy by Luca Guadagnino? You may think I am talking about the 2017 critically acclaimed film “Call Me By Your Name” but I am...

The arts desk is back with some recommendations of singles you may have missed this week.(Illustration by Rachel Buigas-Lopez)

Weekly Radio Roundup: Feb. 22 – Feb. 28

The most exciting singles that came out over the course of the week.

A wave of lovely strangeness prevails in this week’s edition of Weekly Radio Roundup. From The Weeknd’s latest late-night atmospheric melody to the airy sounds of The 1975’s...

Neil Diamond, singer of Sweet Caroline (via facebook).

Staff Recs: Best Songs to Blast at Parties

You aren’t partying right until you’ve heard the Arts Desk’s playlist.
Arts Desk April 12, 2019

If you’re worried about what to queue up at your next party, now you can stop fretting. The Arts Desk, otherwise known as WSN’s self-certified party animals, is here to give...

WSN Staff talk about their favorite tunes from this summer.

Staff Recs: Music for Pretending Summer Isn’t Over

The WSN staff picks the music that will let you pretend summer isn't over.
Premiering last week at the Tribeca Film Festival, David Byrnes concert film, Contemporary Color portrays a color guard performance put on at the Barclays Center last year.

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer April 19, 2016
Our dispatches from Tribeca begin with a review of "Contemporary Color", a documentary about the color guard concert put on by David Byrne at Barclays Center last year.

Arts Issue: Power couples prove two voices better than one

April 10, 2014
As the music industry's royal couple, Jay Z and Beyoncé share a particularly private relationship compared to many of their contemporaries.
Blood Orange enchants Webster Hall

Blood Orange enchants Webster Hall

February 11, 2014
Dev Hynes and Blood Orange wowed the crowd at Webster Hall on Thursday, along with some special guests.