The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Tag Ed Biggs

CULT ’80s: Hüsker Dü – ‘Zen Arcade’

A dimension jump in artistic terms, Hüsker Dü’s second album ‘Zen Arcade’ was one of the defining releases of the underground in America in the 1980s.

REVIEW: Roddy Woomble – ‘The Deluder’ (A Modern Way)

Idlewild lead singer Roddy Woomble delivers a minimalist but thoroughly familiar and pleasing experience on fourth solo album ‘The Deluder’.

INTERVIEW: Adam Gillison, Manager, Jumbo Records

We sat down with Adam Gillison, manager of Jumbo Records

INTERVIEW: Scott Gamble, Crash Records

We chatted to Scott Gamble from Crash Records about the shop, and the Leeds music scene.

INTERVIEW: Stephen Farrer, Relics Records

We chatted with Stephen Farrer of Relics Records about the Leeds scene, and why students are driving the vinyl revival.

INTERVIEW: Chris Coulthard, NoiseIsForHeroes

We chatted with Chris Coulthard, the owner of the recently opened NoiseIsForHeroes second-hand record shop in Leeds.

REVIEW: LCD Soundsystem – ‘American Dream’ (DFA / Columbia)

LCD Soundsystem fans worried about James Murphy’s return to the studio should be reassured that ‘American Dream’ stands up to all of their past glories.

CULT ’90s: Sugar – ‘Copper Blue’

Formed by ex-Hüsker Dü lead singer Bob Mould, Sugar’s debut album ‘Copper Blue’ was a melodious grunge-pop masterpiece that finally brought its creator the success he deserved.