The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Better Oblivion Community Center – ‘Better Oblivion Community Center’ (Dead Oceans)

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst explore shared passions and showcase each other’s personalities on ‘Better Oblivion Community Center’.

REVIEW: Mitski – ‘Be The Cowboy’ (Dead Oceans)

A strikingly beautiful and intensely personal triumph, Mitski Miyawaki’s fifth studio album ‘Be The Cowboy’ has firmly established her as one of the best young songwriters in music.

REVIEW: LUMP – ‘LUMP’ (Dead Oceans)

‘LUMP’, a collaboration between Laura Marling and Tunng’s Mike Lindsay, feels like you’re right in the studio amid the exchange of ideas.

REVIEW: Shame – ‘Songs Of Praise’ (Dead Oceans)

‘Songs Of Praise’ is an outstanding debut both lyrically and instrumentally, and shows that Shame may fulfill all those breathless promises that they can save British guitar music.

REVIEW: Japanese Breakfast – ‘Soft Sounds From Another Planet’ (Dead Oceans)

After the death of Michelle Zauner’s mother ‘Soft Sounds From Another Planet’ is a next-step-forward from her 2016 debut album ‘Psychopomp’ an album that, whilst harbouring indie-pop qualities, carries the matters of loss and grief.