The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Daniel Antunes

REVIEW: Run The Jewels – ‘RTJ4’ (Jewel Runners / BMG)

Arriving at a point of revolution and upheaval, ‘RTJ4’ transforms Run The Jewels from rowdy rascals to spiritual soldiers.

LIVE REVIEW: Fudge. @ The Lending Room

Fresh from the release of their debut EP ‘Panic On’, Fudge. headlined the latest edition of #360RAW at the Lending Room.

REVIEW: Fudge. – ‘Panic On’ EP (self-released)

‘Panic On’ serves as a clearing house for Leeds quartet Fudge.’s previous excellent singles.

REVIEW: Smokepurpp – ‘Deadstar 2’ (Alamo Records)

Smokepurpp’s latest mixtape ‘Deadstar 2’ continues to mark him out as one of Florida’s finest new wave rappers.

REVIEW: Kaytranada – ‘Bubba’ (RCA)

More thematically consistent than the sonic grab-bag of ‘99.9%’, Kaytranada’s second album ‘Bubba’ is a more thorough exploration of his influences.

REVIEW: FKA twigs – ‘Magdalene’ (Young Turks)

A compelling delve into the psyche of FKA twigs as well as an exploration of being human, ‘Magdalene’ is Tahliah Barnett’s second masterpiece.

REVIEW: Kanye West – ‘Jesus Is King’ (GOOD / Def Jam)

In delivering a gospel album in ‘Jesus Is King’, Kanye West has divided audiences and critics in a way that only he can.

REVIEW: Freese Trio – ‘The Beast In The Blueprint’ (self-released)

On their second full-length album ‘The Beast In The Blueprint’, Leeds-based freese trio turn vulnerability and anxiety into strength and virtue.

REVIEW: Danny Brown – ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’ (Warp Records)

Although perhaps not as cutting-edge as ‘Atrocity Exhibition’, ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’ is Danny Brown’s most consistent effort.

PLAYLIST: An Introduction to Hyperdub

A playlist introducing newcomers to the illustrious British electronica label Hyperdub, to mark its 15th anniversary.

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