The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Rebecca Corbett

REVIEW: Yak – ‘Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness’ (Virgin EMI / Universal)

Yak’s second album ‘Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness’ is a study in the tunnel-vision madness of the creative process and striving to get what you want.

REVIEW: Bring Me The Horizon – ‘amo’ (Sony)

Bring Me The Horizon’s sixth studio album ‘amo’ is a challenging, wildly inconsistent and often infuriating listen, but there’s treasures there for the stubborn.

REVIEW: boygenius – ‘boygenius’ EP (Matador)

A collaborative effort between Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, ‘boygenius’ is an imperious display of empathy and brilliant songwriting.

REVIEW: Adrianne Lenker – ‘abysskiss’ (Saddle Creek)

Addressing love, loss and grief, as well as birth and youth, Big Thief singer Adrianne Lenker’s latest solo album ‘abysskiss’ is a melancholy triumph.

REVIEW: Nine Inch Nails – ‘Bad Witch’ (The Null Corporation)

Trent Reznor caps off a recent flurry of Nine Inch Nails output with the diverse, bizarre but often brilliant mini-album ‘Bad Witch’.

REVIEW: Snail Mail – ‘Lush’ (Matador)

Lindsey Jordan’s first full Snail Mail album ‘Lush’ is an intensely detailed document of life and love while adjusting to adulthood, and fulfills all the breathless predictions made for it.

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