The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Adam Collings

REVIEW: Real Estate – ‘The Main Thing’ (Domino)

On fifth album ‘The Main Thing’, Real Estate begin their second decade of existence with a wistful, yearning collection that’s a bit too business-as-usual.

REVIEW: Twin Atlantic – ‘Power’ (Red Bull Records)

Twin Atlantic’s bid for stadium glory, ‘Power’ is sadly blustery and critically lacking in invention and emotion.

REVIEW: Deliluh – ‘Beneath The Floors’ (Tin Angel Records)

Their second album in 18 months, ‘Beneath The Floors’ sees Canadian art-punks Deliluh getting even more confident in their lyrics and music.

REVIEW: Anna Meredith – ‘Fibs’ (Moshi Moshi)

With a wider sonic palette and stunning production values, ‘Fibs’ makes a fine successor to Anna Meredith’s award-winning ‘Varmints’.

REVIEW: Swim Deep – ‘Emerald Classics’ (Pop Committee / Cooking Vinyl)

On third album ‘Emerald Classics’, Swim Deep deliver a timely reminder of their effortless pop nous.