The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Bully – ‘Losing’ (Sub Pop)

Bully’s latest effort is passable, but rarely stirs up the same visceral punk rock fun of their debut.

REVIEW: Iron & Wine – ‘Beast Epic’ (Sub Pop / Black Cricket)

Sam Beam’s sixth Iron & Wine album ‘Beast Epic’ sticks very closely to the same formula that’s made him such a celebrated figure in the indie/folk scene for so many years.

REVIEW: Shabazz Palaces – ‘Quazarz…’ (Sub Pop)

Constantly baffling and challenging, Shabazz Palaces have managed to do something truly remarkable and increasingly rare with ‘Quazarz’ – sustain the listener’s attention for more than 70 minutes.

REVIEW: Beach House – ‘B-Sides And Rarities’ (Sub Pop)

Beach House haven’t broken any barriers with their ­’B-Sides And Rarities’, but they continue to please their forever-dedicated fans.

REVIEW: Father John Misty – ‘Pure Comedy’ (Bella Union / Sub Pop)

The caustically funny ‘Pure Comedy’ sees Josh Tillman take aim at society and politics in his third album as Father John Misty.

REVIEW: Pissed Jeans – ‘Why Love Now’ (Sub Pop)

Hardcore punk foursome Pissed Jeans’ first album in four years sticks closely to their established formula, but is no less enjoyable for it.

REVIEW: Jesca Hoop – ‘Memories Are Now’ (Sub Pop)

Jesca Hoop’s fifth studio album ‘Memories Are Now’ features yet more strange and evocative lyrics.

REVIEW: GOAT -‘Requiem’ (Sub Pop)

‘Requiem’, for all its attempted restraint, is the most ambitious-sounding GOAT record to date.

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