The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Alicja Rutkowska

REVIEW: Clairo – ‘Immunity’ (Clairo / FADER)

Two years on from her instant viral success, Claire Cottrill’s first proper Clairo album ‘Immunity’ showcases a vulnerable yet composed and open-minded artist.

REVIEW: Mega Bog – ‘Dolphine’ (Paradise Of Bachelors)

Borne from anger, sadness and jealousy, Erin Elizabeth Birgy’s fifth Mega Bog album ‘Dolphine’ is thoughtful and unconventional.

REVIEW: Jesca Hoop – ‘Stonechild’ (Memphis Industries)

Examining traditions of femininity in folk music, Jesca Hoop has created a complex and sometimes beautiful collection in fifth album ‘Stonechild’.

REVIEW: Tunng – ‘This Is Tunng… Magpie Bites And Other Cuts’ (Full Time Hobby)

A fascinating excavation of Tunng’s career in freak folk, electronica and indie, ‘Magpie Bites And Other Cuts’ is essential ownership for fans and a great introduction to the band.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, 8th-14th June

The best live music in Leeds this week, including Confidence Man, Hyde Park Brass, Sacred Paws, Death Grips and A Heavenly Weekend at the Brudenell Social Club.

REVIEW: Cate Le Bon – ‘Reward’ (Kemado / Mexican Summer)

Returning after a short break from music, ‘Reward’ is just as idiosyncratic and compelling as everything else by Cate Le Bon.