The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Dirty Projectors – ‘Lamp Lit Prose’ (Domino)

After the harrowing self-doubt and heartbreak of ‘Dirty Projectors’, David Longstreth emerges into the light of hope and new love on ‘Lamp Lit Prose’.

REVIEW: Melody’s Echo Chamber – ‘Bon Voyage’ (Domino)

Melody Prochet uses ‘Bon Voyage’ to showcase a quite different Melody’s Echo Chamber than the one we remembered from six years ago.

REVIEW: Protomartyr – ‘Consolation’ EP (Domino)

Tying up the loose ends from 2017’s ‘Relatives In Descent’ and throwing in a couple of brilliant collaborations with Kelley Deal, Protomartyr’s ‘Consolation’ EP is another triumph.

REVIEW: Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks – ‘Sparkle Hard’ (Domino)

Now in his fifties, Stephen Malkmus’s appetite for casually experimenting with his mellifluous indie-rock sound is only getting more voracious, as ‘Sparkle Hard’ demonstrates.

REVIEW: Arctic Monkeys – ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ (Domino)

Alex Turner has certainly split the Arctic Monkeys fanbase with ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’, one of the strangest and most divisive albums to come from a major artist in a very long time.

REVIEW: Jon Hopkins – ‘Singularity’ (Domino)

Jon Hopkins’ ‘Singularity’ is one of the best-produced British dance albums of recent years.

REVIEW: George FitzGerald – ‘All That Must Be’ (Domino/Hot Flush)

‘All That Must Be’ is by no means a perfect record but is a record which continues to show the promise of George FitzGerald.

REVIEW: Superorganism – ‘Superorganism’ (Domino)

One of the most hyped-up debut albums of 2018, ‘Superorganism’ doesn’t fail to please, although the eight-piece group don’t really show us anything we didn’t already already know about them.

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.