The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

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!

REVIEW: Cloud Nothings – ‘Last Building Burning’ (Wichita / P.I.A.S.)

Regaining the screaming, cathartic impetus they had lost the last time out, Dylan Baldi’s Cloud Nothings hit top form with fifth album ‘Last Building Burning’.

CLASSIC ’90s: Fatboy Slim – ‘You’ve Come A Long Way Baby’

Bridging the gap between booze and ecstasy culture at the end of the Nineties, ‘You’ve Come A Long Way Baby’ remains the quintessential Fatboy Slim artefact and Norman Cook’s finest hour.