The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: (Sandy) Alex G – ‘Rocket’ (Domino)

Frank Ocean collaborator (Sandy) Alex G further proves himself to be one of the more unique songwriters in contemporary indie music.

REVIEW: Tigers Jaw – ‘Spin’ (Black Cement)

‘Spin’ may be one of Tigers Jaw’s more formulaic efforts, but is still an enjoyable addition to their beloved discography.

REVIEW: Arca – ‘Arca’ (XL Recordings)

What has always made Arca’s music so unique is his ability to distort and take the listener on a mind-bending journey

REVIEW: DNCE – ‘DNCE’ (Republic Records)

DNCE’s eponymous debut will definitely surprise the most sceptical listeners

REVIEW: Justice – ‘Woman’ (Ed Banger Records)

The good news for fans of Justice is that the French duo’s signature sound didn’t go anywhere. Though sometimes, you can’t help but wish that by album three they would step out into uncharted territory just a bit more.

REVIEW: Thee Oh Sees – ‘An Odd Entrances’ (Castle Face Records)

‘An Odd Entrances’ reveals a more gradual demeanour than its preceding partner, however, its capacity to build enormous sonic pressure remains painstakingly present.