The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Harrison Kirby

REVIEW: Cloud Nothings – ‘The Shadow I Remember’ (Carpark)

‘The Shadow I Remember’ is as essential as Cloud Nothings have ever sounded, a collection of taut and cathartic meld of garage punk and post-hardcore.

REVIEW: Django Django – ‘Glowing In The Dark’ (Because)

On fourth album ‘Glowing In The Dark’, Django Django partly rediscover the danceable art-rock roots that established them a decade ago.

REVIEW: Shame – ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ (Dead Oceans)

Shame’s second album ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ takes a darker turn away from their debut, but comes off like an immaculately observed but ultimately slightly uninspired collection.

REVIEW: Taylor Swift – ‘evermore’ (Republic)

A sonically similar companion piece to ‘folklore’, Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’ is lush and detailed both lyrically and musically.

REVIEW: Mamalarky – ‘Mamalarky’ (Fire Talk)

Lo-fi but polished and precise, the self-titled debut from Mamalarky is the result of deep musical knowledge and meticulous attention to detail.

REVIEW: Tunng – ‘Tunng Presents… Dead Club’ (Full Time Hobby)

‘Tunng Presents… Dead Club’ may concern the end of life, but is emotionally instructive on how we should live in the here and now.