The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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Remembering Daniel Johnston

Descriptors like ‘outsider’ and ‘underdog’ completely fail to do justice to the eternal legacy of Daniel Johnston.

Mercury Prize 2019 – Preview

The 28th edition of the Mercury Prize is nearly upon – but which of the 12 acts stands the best chance of scooping the grand prize?

Remembering David Berman

The indie music world mourned the loss of David Berman – frontman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains – last week. Find out why he will be so missed.

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Dream Wife

We chatted to Dream Wife ahead of their Live At Leeds 2019 set.

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Squid

Ahead of their set at Live At Leeds 2019, we spoke to hotly-tipped British indie newcomers Squid.

Releases To Look Out For At Record Store Day 2019

Exclusive releases to keep your eyes peeled for on Record Store Day 2019!

A Short Introduction to Dark Vaporwave

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

“Caught By The River” – An Introduction to Doves

An introduction to Manchester’s alternative-rock trio Doves, featuring profile, discography and playlist.