The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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LIVE REVIEW: Run The Jewels + Danny Brown @ 02 Academy Leeds

Run The Jewels and Danny Brown represent two of the most critically acclaimed names in hip-hop.

CULT ’00s: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Fever To Tell’

With an expanded box-set re-issue on the cards, we look at Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ 2003 debut album ‘Fever To Tell’.

PLAYLIST: An Introduction to Bella Union

Under the aegis of Simon Raymonde (ex-Cocteau Twins), Bella Union is one of the most well-regarded independent record labels in the business.

REVIEW: Sam Smith – ‘The Thrill Of It All’ (Capitol)

A heart-wrenching lyrical tour de force from Sam Smith is fatally compromised by bland over-production on his second album, ‘The Thrill Of It All’.

CLASSIC ’60s: Cream – ‘Disraeli Gears’

One of the best psychedelic albums of 1967, ‘Disraeli Gears’ saw the short-lived hard-rock/blues supergroup Cream at the peak of their powers.

CULT ’60s: Nico – ‘Chelsea Girl’

A cult classic that’s influenced generations of female artists, Nico’s debut album ‘Chelsea Girl’ is as compelling and vital in 2017 as it was fifty years ago.

PLAYLIST: October 2017

All the best new music released during October 2017 – including Julien Baker, tUnE-yArDs, Bicep, Floating Points and Django Django!