The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

CULT ’90s: Scott Walker – ‘Tilt’

One of the most challenging and avant-garde albums from a major artist of all time, Scott Walker’s malevolent ‘Tilt’ turns 25 years old.

CLASSIC ’70s: The Beatles – ‘Let It Be’

A much-maligned epitaph for a trailblazing career, The Beatles’ final album ‘Let It Be’ turns fifty years old.

REVIEW: Fiona Apple – ‘Fetch The Bolt Cutters’ (Epic)

Fiona Apple’s fifth album ‘Fetch The Bolt Cutters’ is strange and exceptional art for strange and exceptional times.

REVIEW: Laura Marling – ‘Song For Our Daughter’ (Chrysalis)

Reflecting on age, wisdom and femininity, Laura Marling’s seventh album ‘Song For Our Daughter’ manages to be both mannered and uncompromising.

CULT ’10s: MGMT – ‘Congratulations’

Written off as commercial suicide at the time, MGMT’s lysergic second album ‘Congratulations’ has aged incredibly well ten years on.

PLAYLIST: April 2020

A playlist of all the best new music released throughout April 2020.