The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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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: Christine & The Queens – ‘La Vita Nuova’ EP (Because)

‘La Vita Nuova’, a surprise new six-track EP from Hélöise Letissier’s Christine & The Queens, expounds on the same themes as 2018’s album ‘Chris’.

REVIEW: Metronomy – ‘Metronomy Forever’ (Because)

A curious, diverse yet vaguely conceptual album designed to be picked apart for personal playlists, ‘Metronomy Forever’ sees Joseph Mount enter yet another new phase.

REVIEW: Christine And The Queens – ‘Chris’ (Because)

A bold and aggressive expansion upon all the elements that made ‘Chaleur Humaine’ such a slow-burning success, ‘Chris’ is another winner.

REVIEW: Django Django – ‘Marble Skies’ (Because)

Django Django’s third album ‘Marble Skies’ is their boldest and most diverse record yet, despite not containing any immediately classic singles.

REVIEW: Charlotte Gainsbourg – ‘Rest’ (Because)

‘Rest’ isn’t an unmitigated success and there are times where the experimentation misses the mark, but, on album five, Charlotte Gainsbourg sounds as free as ever.

CLASSIC ’00s: Justice – ‘”Cross”‘

Justice’s debut album “Cross” was one of the defining dance records of the 2000s, influencing a decade’s worth of subsequent EDM and pop.

REVIEW: Metronomy – ‘Summer 08’ (Because)

by John Tindale In the summer of 2008, everything was just beginning to blossom for Joseph Mount, the figurehead of Metronomy. After hinting at an eclectic greatness in debut effort Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe) it was in 2008 where Mount was able to establish his bedroom Metronomy project as one of the most needed acts in the UK with Nights Out an album equal parts chaos and pop

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