The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

INTERVIEW: Paul Raper, Co-Owner, SingleShot Vinyl Records & Coffeehouse

We chatted to the co-owner of SingleShot Vinyl Records & Coffeehouse, on Central Road in Leeds city centre.

REVIEW: Beck – ‘Colors’ (Fonograf / Capitol)

Beck’s tenth studio album ‘Colors’ is fun, but ultimately lacks the real substance that made his previous glories so enduring.

CLASSIC ’70s: David Bowie – ‘”Heroes”‘

The second of the so-called ‘Berlin trilogy’, “Heroes” is one of the most complete works of Bowie’s illustrious and varied career.

CULT ’90s: Suede – ‘Dog Man Star’

Suede’s gothic, flawed masterpiece was ostentatiously out of step with the Britpop-dominated Nineties, but has aged much better than most albums of its era.

REVIEW: TORRES – ‘Three Futures’ (4AD)

Mackenzie Scott’s third TORRES album ‘Three Futures’ has pushed into the highest echelon of women working at the peak of their powers in indie.

PLAYLIST: September 2017

All the best new music from September 2017!

CLASSIC ’70s: Ian Dury – ‘New Boots And Panties!!’

Ian Dury’s debut album ‘New Boots And Panties!!’ often sounds rather dated 40 years later, but was one of the surprisingly few great albums of first-wave British punk.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds

The three best gigs of the week in Leeds – w/c October 1st, 2017.