The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

CULT ’90s: Boards Of Canada – ‘Music Has The Right To Children’

A cornerstone for electronica and one of the Nineties’ most influential albums, revisit Boards Of Canada’s 1998 debut ‘Music Has The Right To Children’ on its 20th anniversary.

CULT ’60s: The Zombies – ‘Odessey And Oracle’

One of the most sublime works of English psychedelia, The Zombies’ ‘Odessey And Oracle’ has deservedly become a cult masterpiece in the 50 years since its release.

REVIEW: Manic Street Preachers – ‘Resistance Is Futile’ (Columbia)

Toiling to resolve their populist tendencies with artiness, ‘Resistance Is Futile’ might be the most emotionally honest Manic Street Preachers album yet.

REVIEW: Makeness – ‘Loud Patterns’ (Secretly Canadian)

Kyle Molleson studiously constructs his music before gleefully destroying it on his debut Makeness album, ‘Loud Patterns’.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, April 14th-20th

The best gigs of the week coming up in Leeds – including Mabel, Lucy Dacus and Goat Girl.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, April 7th-13th

The three best gigs to catch in Leeds this week – including Let’s Eat Grandma, Shame and Gregory Porter!

REVIEW: Frankie Cosmos – ‘Vessel’ (Sub Pop)

Greta Kline’s Frankie Cosmos project goes from strength to strength, and ‘Vessel’ confirms her as one of the finest songwriters of her generation.