The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, 15th-21st December

The best gigs of the week coming up in Leeds, including British Sea Power, MGMT and Misty’s Big Adventure.

CULT ’60s: Van Morrison – ‘Astral Weeks’

One of the most enigmatic and unknowable albums in the pantheon of rock and pop, Van Morrison’s incredible ‘Astral Weeks’ turns 50 years old.

PLAYLIST: November 2018

A playlist of the best new music released in November 2018, including Grimes, The Orielles, B.E.D., Panda Bear and Carly Rae Jepsen.

PLAYLIST: Songs For Rainy Days

A playlist of songs about autumn, winter, the cold, the wind, nights closing in, and being snuggled up inside to soundtrack rainy days!

CLASSIC ’70s: The Jam – ‘All Mod Cons’

The point at which Paul Weller’s muse kicked in to life, ‘All Mod Cons’ was the start of The Jam’s imperial phase, full of incisive social observations and razor-sharp punk.

REVIEW: Thom Yorke – ‘Suspiria’ (XL / Unsustainabubble)

At its best, ‘Suspiria’ is the most fractured and unsettled work that Thom Yorke has ever produced.

PLAYLIST: October 2018

All the best new music released in October 2018, including Roisin Murphy, Little Dragon, Sampha, Sharon Van Etten and Deerhunter!