The Student Playlist

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REVIEW: Sparks – ‘Hippopotamus’ (BMG)

Sparks’ first studio album in eight years, ‘Hippopotamus’, is either brilliant or naff depending on your outlook, but it’s most definitely enjoyable.

REVIEW: Mount Kimbie – ‘Love What Survives’ (Warp Records)

Mount Kimbie’s third album ‘Love What Survives’ sees them go further down the path of third-party collaboration with their post-dubstep sound, and it’s enjoyable without being definitive.

REVIEW: Zola Jesus – ‘Okovi’ (Sacred Bones)

Zola Jesus’ fifth album ‘Okovi’ is the sound of a confident, distinctive artist constantly evolving and adjusting her own sound.

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’.

REVIEW: Superfood – ‘Bambino’ (Dirty Hit)

Promising indie four-piece Superfood call in the musical reinforcements for their second album ‘Bambino’, and the quality is consistent enough to suggest a real long-term future is in store for them.

REVIEW: Daughter – ‘Music From Before The Storm’ (4AD)

Following two decent albums of sumptuous, dreamy indie-rock, Daughter’s next move is to provide the soundtrack to a video game.

REVIEW: The Sherlocks – ‘Live For The Moment’ (Infectious / BMG)

After countless singles, The Sherlocks prepare their opening full-length statement ‘Live For The Moment’ as the Great White Hopes for British guitar music.