The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: The Harriets – ‘Hopefuls’ (self-released)

Encouraging early EPs and singles haven’t translated into more than a generic and mysteriously poor-sounding debut album from The Harriets.

REVIEW: Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – ‘Viscerals’ (Rocket Recordings)

On second album ‘Viscerals’, stoner metal outfit Pigs x7 condense their artistry into smaller chunks but lose none of their artistry or intensity.

REVIEW: Battles – ‘Juice B Crypts’ (Warp)

Although they’re now reduced to a two-piece, the fourth Battles album ‘Juice B Crypts’ is a madcap yet concise return to form.