The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ed Biggs

REVIEW: Kevin Morby – ‘Oh My God’ (Dead Oceans)

Exploring church music and the nature of faith in the modern world, ‘Oh My God’ is yet another excellent album in Kevin Morby’s catalogue.

REVIEW: The Mountain Goats – ‘In League With Dragons’ (Merge)

Although their 17th album concerns ageing and decline, John Darnielle and The Mountain Goats show no sign of slowing down on ‘In League With Dragons’.

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Dream Wife

We chatted to Dream Wife ahead of their Live At Leeds 2019 set.

CLASSIC ’90s: Blur – ‘Parklife’

Representing one of the commercial apexes of Britpop in the mid-Nineties, ‘Parklife’ was the realisation of Damon Albarn’s vision for Blur’s music.

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Squid

Ahead of their set at Live At Leeds 2019, we spoke to hotly-tipped British indie newcomers Squid.

REVIEW: Loyle Carner – ‘Not Waving, But Drowning’ (Virgin EMI)

Sophomore effort ‘Not Waving, But Drowning’ buttresses the reputation of Loyle Carner as one of the most intelligent and empathetic voices in British music.

REVIEW: The Tallest Man On Earth – ‘I Love You. It’s A Fever Dream’ (Dead Oceans)

Kristian Matsson springs few surprises on his fifth The Tallest Man On Earth album.

PLAYLIST: April 2019

A playlist of the best new tracks released throughout April 2019!

CULT ’90s: Pulp – ‘His N’ Hers’

Although they’d been around for years before it, ‘His N’ Hers’ was the point at which Pulp finally found their audience.

CULT ’80s: Pixies – ‘Doolittle’

One of the most influential indie records of all time, Pixies’ star-making second album ‘Doolittle’ was released in April 1989.