The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Aiste Samuchovaite

REVIEW: Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Miss Universe’ (ATO / P.I.A.S.)

A confident album of narrative alt-rock world building, Nilüfer Yanya’s debut record ‘Miss Universe’ introduces the public to a fresh voice.

REVIEW: Karen O & Danger Mouse – ‘Lux Prima’ (BMG)

‘Lux Prima’ by Karen O and Danger Mouse is an expansive and sonically enchanting album, and a truly unforgettable experience.  

REVIEW: Solange – ‘When I Get Home’ (Columbia / Sony)

Solange’s surprise new album ‘When I Get Home’ is a meditation on home, dreams, growth and feminine intuition, packaged in futuristic jazz and funk-inspired art-pop.

REVIEW: Julia Jacklin – ‘Crushing’ (Transgressive / P.I.A.S.)

Perfectly capturing the human experience of love, heartache and the struggle for autonomy, Julia Jacklin’s sophomore album ‘Crushing’ is an emotional triumph.

REVIEW: Panda Bear – ‘Buoys’ (Domino)

Full of watery and pristine production, Panda Bear’s latest solo album ‘Buoys’ is stylistically unified almost to a fault.

REVIEW: Alessia Cara – ‘The Pains Of Growing’ (Def Jam / UMG)

‘The Pains Of Growing’ is a comforting, well-written and executed pop record, but stylistically it still keeps you wondering what exactly Alessia Cara’s sound is.

LIVE REVIEW: Sunflower Bean @ The Wardrobe, Leeds 20/11/2018

Sunflower Bean kick-start their UK headline tour with an amazing set at The Wardrobe, Leeds.

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