Hump Day Update 12/5/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” might be a hit show,…

Soccer Mommy, Emily Yacina, and Yohuna Glow at Baby’s All Right

By Sara Nuta, Contributing Writer For a Tuesday night, Baby’s All Right was packed on Nov. 14 in anticipation of New York-based artists, Soccer Mommy, Emily Yacina, and Yohuna. The stage, which is so often claimed by indie rock outfits (read: mediocre dude-bands) was to be taken by a refreshingly all-female bill, and the atmosphere…

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia in concert at 92Y

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer On Nov 16, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia performed in the Kaufmann Concert Hall at 92nd Street Y. He was accompanied by Pandit Subhankar Banerjee on the tabla and Jay Gandhi on the bansuri. The event was presented by the World Music Institute, whose very first concert, The Festival of India, was…

Bleachers End “Gone Now” Tour with a Bang

By Julia Fields, Contributing Writer On Monday, Bleachers played a sold out show at Terminal 5 on their Gone Now Tour, promoting their latest album release. This was the second to last show of the tour. The band showed their intense gratitude and joy to be playing there in the city where many of the…

Alex Lahey Thrills Brooklyn

By Jillian Harrington, Contributing Writer Australian artist Alex Lahey flew halfway around the world for the American leg of her tour “I Love You Like a Brother,” playing The Music Hall of Williamsburg last Thursday. Her fast-paced punk-indie rock invited the entire crowd to dance and sing along, providing for an effortlessly captivating night. Openers…

Nashville Rocker J. Marco on His Experience as an on the Rise Artist

By Amelia Reardon, Staff Writer Marco is an up-and-coming rock artist from Nashville. Before his first public New York show, he sat down with WSN to discuss his music and what it’s like to be a solo artist. Marco recently made the move from Massachusetts to Nashville for his music.   “I went [to Nashville]…

Silversun Pickups talk up Better Nature

By Robert Frezza, Contributing Writer Alternative rock act Silversun Pickups formed in 2000 in and around Los Angeles and the Silver Lake area. The quartet consists of Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Christopher Guanlao and Joe Lester. “Christopher and I joined sometime in late 2001 or early 2002. The rest of the band are Los Angeles…

Wavves Thrill in Brooklyn

By Brandi Powell, Staff Writer Brooklyn Steel presented a trio of some of the most exciting bands in rock music Thursday night. The line-up was packed with California natives: Culture Abuse, Wavves, and Joyce Manor. The warehouse was still filling in when Culture Abuse took the stage, but they immediately garnished energy from an audience…

Hump Day Update 11/15/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. Amazon recently committed to producing “multiple episodes” of an…

Corey Harper Sets Pier 16 Abuzz at Octoberfest

By Anna Letson, Multimedia Editor With the Brooklyn skyline setting in the sun across the East River, Pier 16 was abuzz with young twenty-somethings and beer connoisseurs at the Samuel Adams Octoberfest. Singer songwriter Corey Harper returned to play in New York City with everything that has helped him grow since he played here just…

Nina Nesbitt’s Nostalgic Performance at the Mercury Lounge

By Danielle Matta, Under the Arch Editor I’ve been following Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt since I was fourteen and used to send my music recs to my friends over email; in a list including songs from Passenger, Gabrielle Aplin, and an excessive amount of emoticons, I suggested Nesbitt’s “Noserings and Shoestrings” to my middle school friend…

Hump Day Update 11/8/17

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. Larry David hosted “Saturday Night Live” this week and…