The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

CULT ’80s: Dinosaur Jr. – ‘You’re Living All Over Me’

Making a revolutionary impact on the American underground scene in the late 1980s, Dinosaur Jr.’s second album ‘You’re Living All Over Me’ is an indie landmark.

CLASSIC ’60s: The Beatles – ‘Magical Mystery Tour’

A double EP in Britain and a full album in the States, ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ is an interesting curio in The Beatles’ catalogue, and a full-stop to a brilliant 1967.

REVIEW: U2 – ‘Songs Of Experience’ (Island / Universal)

‘Songs Of Experience’ is a conscious, concerted effort from four men nearing their 60s to seize the zeitgeist and sound relevant in 2017.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, December 2nd-8th

The best gigs of the week in Leeds – including The Charlatans, Cousin Kula and Field Music’s ‘Us v Them’ festival!

PLAYLIST: November 2017

A Spotify playlist of all the best new music that was released in November 2017!

CULT ’60s: Love – ‘Forever Changes’

A macabre masterpiece that expanded the palette of acid rock and presaged the death of Sixties idealism, ‘Forever Changes’ remains incredibly powerful 50 years on.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, 25th November-1st December

Our preview of the best gigs of the week in Leeds – including Pumarosa, Kllo and the Live At Leeds 2018 ‘Ones to Watch’ showcase.

INTERVIEW: Jacob Kelly, The Doghouse Bar & Record Store

What about Leeds makes it unique for students and young music fans? Leeds is a big city but it’s really impact, so it’s really good if there’s a lot of things going on at the weekend you don’t have to travel too far from venue to venue. It creates a nice weekend out kind of vibe, of different venues doing different things. It’s also got a long history with music

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