The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics


A Short Introduction to Dark Vaporwave

A very brief introduction into the sinister but captivating dark side of vaporwave.

PLAYLIST: A Short Introduction to Vaporwave

A very brief introduction to the vast world of vaporwave.

CULT ’90s: Liz Phair – ‘Exile In Guyville’

‘Exile In Guyville’, Liz Phair’s witty, detailed, and emotional vision of male-dominated society, makes living in one much easier.

REVIEW: Simian Mobile Disco – ‘Murmurations’ (Wichita / P.I.A.S.)

Simian Mobile Disco’s sixth album ‘Murmurations’ is yet another strong addition to an inventive and evolving body of work.

Liz Phair’s ‘Girly-Sound To Guyville’ 25th Anniversary Box Set

Matador’s 25th anniversary box set is both a formal acknowledgment of the importance of Liz Phair to American indie history, as well as her early experimental songwriting.

REVIEW: Empire Of The Sun – ‘On Our Way Home’ EP (The Sleepy Jackson / Universal)

Dropped from Capitol after the commercial failure of 2016’s ‘Two Vines’, Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore strike out into a new era with… more of the same.

REVIEW: Sparks – ‘Hippopotamus’ (BMG)

Sparks’ first studio album in eight years, ‘Hippopotamus’, is either brilliant or naff depending on your outlook, but it’s most definitely enjoyable.

News Round-up – Tuesday 9th May

Muse tease a new single and video on social media. The band teased fans with a short 9-second clip of what seems like a snippet of a new track and a music video, featuring the words; “Coming soon. The trio have been teasing of new music for some time since they announced they were working hard in a London studio in March. The cryptic announcement signifies the upcoming of the

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News Round-up – 1st May 2017

Radiohead share mysterious new video with cryptic message. The video consists of glitchy computer visuals and is sound tracked by the distorted voice of a young girl. The video has kick-started rumours of upcoming ‘OK Computer’ anniversary celebrations. The classic album, OK Computer was released 20 years ago in June 1997 and is widely considered one of the greatest records of recent times. Other teasing announcements have come in the form

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