The Student Playlist

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REVIEW: Floating Points – ‘Crush’ (Ninja Tune / Pluto)

Sam Shepherd’s second Floating Points album ‘Crush’ holds a mirror up to society, balancing chaos with beauty.

REVIEW: Weezer – ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Atlantic / Crush)

The tentative rehabilitation of Weezer continues afoot with ‘Pacific Daydream’, a likeable but lightweight collection of guitar-pop.

REVIEW: Weezer – ‘Weezer’ (a.k.a. ‘The White Album’) (Atlantic / Crush)

by Ed Biggs As lead singer and creative fountainhead of Weezer, Rivers Cuomo has overseen one of the most bizarre career arcs ever. Creating twin masterpieces in the mid ‘90s with their first self-titled record ‘The Blue Album’ and then Pinkerton, which sprawled across the dividing lines between pop, rock, indie and emo, Cuomo’s form gradually went completely off the rails with the turn of the millennium.