The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

An Introduction to Andrew Weatherall

An introduction to the various production and remix work of the late Andrew Weatherall.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, February 22nd-28th

The best gigs coming up in Leeds this week, including Field Music, Damien Jurado, Thumper, Ben Watt, Mikal Cronin and Julian Cope.

CULT ’90s: Tricky – ‘Maxinquaye’

25 years on, Tricky’s dense, paranoid and beautiful debut album ‘Maxinquaye’ feels like an avenue that artists are only just starting to explore.

CLASSIC ’10s: Two Door Cinema Club – ‘Tourist History’

Economical, precise and immense fun, Two Door Cinema Club’s 2010 debut ‘Tourist History’ gave indie a commercial shot in the arm at the start of the decade.

Highlights from the Radiohead Public Library

A brief overview of the masses of content in the new Radiohead Public Library!

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

The best live music coming up in Leeds this week, including gigs from Dry Cleaning, God Damn, Girl Ray, Black Midi, William Doyle (fka East India Youth) and DIIV.

PLAYLIST: February 2020

Our selection of the best new music released throughout February 2020!

REVIEW: Drive-By Truckers – ‘The Unraveling’ (ATO)

Explicitly political and unflinching in its analysis of American society’s malaise, ‘The Unraveling’ is a barely disguised expression of revulsion.