The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Richard Dawson – ‘2020’ (Domino)

On sixth album ‘2020’, Richard Dawson narrates our modern, hyper-branded, anxious and rushed world.

REVIEW: (Sandy) Alex G – ‘House Of Sugar’ (Domino)

Weaving something unmistakably fantastical into his bedroom pop aesthetic, Alex Giannascoli ascends to a new level on his latest (Sandy) Alex G album ‘House Of Sugar’.

REVIEW: Blood Orange – ‘Angel’s Pulse’ (Domino)

A surprise new mixtape from Dev Hynes’ Blood Orange project, ‘Angel’s Pulse’ examines the tension between the capacities for good and evil in human nature.

REVIEW: Hot Chip – ‘A Bath Full Of Ecstasy’ (Domino)

Another charmingly inconsistent collection strewn with incredible highlights from Hot Chip on seventh album ‘A Bath Full Of Ecstasy’.

CULT ’00s: Dirty Projectors – ‘Bitte Orca’

Out of step with the great majority of what passed for alternative rock in the late Noughties, ‘Bitte Orca’ by Dirty Projectors has quietly shaped the subsequent decade.

REVIEW: Panda Bear – ‘Buoys’ (Domino)

Full of watery and pristine production, Panda Bear’s latest solo album ‘Buoys’ is stylistically unified almost to a fault.

REVIEW: Steve Mason – ‘About The Light’ (Domino)

‘About The Light’ doesn’t radiate sunny optimism exactly, but there’s definitely a certain generosity and stability of spirit, the sense that Steve Mason is finally at peace with his place in the world.

CULT ’00s: Animal Collective – ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’

‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’ completed Animal Collective’s narrative arc and made them the most important American indie band of the Noughties.

REVIEW: Cat Power – ‘Wanderer’ (Domino)

Chan Marshall’s first Cat Power album in six years, ‘Wanderer’, is a succinct re-statement of all the musical values that make her such a cult icon.

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