The Student Playlist

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REVIEW: White Denim – ‘Performance’ (City Slang)

White Denim aren’t even remotely current on their seventh album ‘Performance’, but it doesn’t prevent them from delivering an enjoyable album full of skewed, oddball insights.

REVIEW: Son Lux – ‘Brighter Wounds’ (City Slang)

Ryan Lott’s fifth Son Lux album ‘Brighter Wounds’ is the first one not to leave the listener dazzled, but it’s still a solid and rewarding effort.

REVIEW: Lambchop – ‘FLOTUS’ (City Slang / Merge)

In ‘FLOTUS’, Lambchop are on their 12th, and perhaps most interesting, album to date.

REVIEW: Wye Oak – ‘Tween’ (City Slang)

by Ollie Rankine To release an album under the premise that its content is a jumble of handpicked out-takes from previous studio endeavours can too often be nourishment for our scepticism. Fears spanning from artistic stagnation to digging up second grade material can cloud fan anticipation.

REVIEW: Gold Panda – ‘Good Luck And Do Your Best’ (City Slang)

by John Tindale It seems strange for a musician to build an entire concept about something a taxi driver said in passing – but that is exactly what eccentric London producer, Gold Panda, did upon the release of third original record Good Luck And Try Your Best. The meeting with the unknown taxi driver came during a trip that Panda took to Japan with the photographer Laura Lewis in a bid

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