The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Aiste Samuchovaite

REVIEW: Bon Iver – ‘i, i’ (Jagjaguwar)

Justin Vernon’s fourth Bon Iver album ‘i, i’ emphasises the balance that needs to be struck between community and the individual, and is his warmest music yet.

LIVE REVIEW: Mac DeMarco @ The Piece Hall, Halifax

A sun-drenched Thursday afternoon at Halifax’s Piece Hall brought the ever-needed, laid-back yet endlessly entertaining blessing of Mac DeMarco.

CLASSIC ’00s: Florence & The Machine – ‘Lungs’

Presenting a fully formed 21st century pop icon to the world in the form of Florence Welch, ‘Lungs’ is one of the Noughties’ great debut albums.

REVIEW: Mattiel – ‘Satis Factory’ (Heavenly / P.I.A.S.)

Mattiel’s second studio album ‘Satis Factory’ doesn’t dwell much on detail but delivers on nostalgia-infused garage rock.

PREVIEW: Mac DeMarco @ Halifax, The Piece Hall

Mac DeMarco plays one of the biggest gigs of his career at Halifax’s Piece Hall on June 27th, with support from Yellow Days, Amyl & The Sniffers and Working Men’s Club.

REVIEW: Pixx – ‘Small Mercies’ (4AD)

Hannah Rodgers blooms as a writer and claims an identity and sound of her own with her second Pixx album ‘Small Mercies’.

REVIEW: Aldous Harding – ‘Designer’ (4AD)

Full of cryptic imagery and vivid storytelling, ‘Designer’ sees Aldous Harding journey even further down the path that’s made her so celebrated already.

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