The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Franz Ferdinand – ‘Always Ascending’ (Domino)

With limited but highly enjoyable successes on their fifth album ‘Always Ascending’, Franz Ferdinand can still claim to have relevance in 2018.

REVIEW: Hookworms – ‘Microshift’ (Domino)

Recovering from tragedy and set for a serious chart success, ‘Microshift’ looks like it will be the ticket to mainstream visibility for Leeds’ Hookworms.

REVIEW: Porches – ‘The House’ (Domino)

On ‘The House’, Aaron Maine attempts to hone in on the simple-minded yet charmingly authentic and relatable elements that made ‘Pool’ an enjoyable listen. Sadly, this might not have been the best approach.

REVIEW: Avey Tare – ‘Eucalyptus’ (Domino)

In ‘Eucalyptus’, Animal Collective’s Avey Tare finally delivers a solo album worthy of his status in one of the 21st century’s most important groups.

REVIEW: (Sandy) Alex G – ‘Rocket’ (Domino)

Frank Ocean collaborator (Sandy) Alex G further proves himself to be one of the more unique songwriters in contemporary indie music.

REVIEW: Joe Goddard – ‘Electric Lines’ (Domino)

Joe Goddard, of British dance legends Hot Chip, goes solo with a competent, club-ready album in ‘Electric Lines’.

REVIEW: Dirty Projectors – ‘Dirty Projectors’ (Domino)

After five years of silence, David Longstreth delivers a break-up album of rare insight and unpretentious, interesting execution.