The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Tag Ed Biggs

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, 17th-23rd August

The best gigs coming up in Leeds this week, including Sharon Van Etten, Elephant Gym, White Fence, Madlib and Pizza For The People’s 14th Indie Banquet!

PLAYLIST: August 2019

All the best new music released in August 2019!

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week, August 10th-16th

The best gigs coming up this week in Leeds, including Battles, Cultdreams, a 360 Club Punk Special and the legendary Yo La Tengo.

CULT ’70s: Talking Heads – ‘Fear Of Music’

Turning his neuroses inwards, David Byrne and Talking Heads delivered their first proper masterpiece in 1979 with third album ‘Fear Of Music’.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, August 3rd-9th

The best live gigs coming up in Leeds this week, including Durand Jones & The Indications, British newcomers Flooded and Dry Cleaning, and legendary proto-grunge outfit Flipper.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, July 20th-July 26th

The best gigs coming up in Leeds this week, including Cowtown, the reformed Mclusky, a Uniform / Bad Breeding double header and a performance of ‘Dub Side Of The Moon’.

REVIEW: Africa Express – ‘EGOLI’ (Africa Express)

The Africa Express project’s latest album ‘EGOLI’ finally captures the spirit of collaboration properly, with 18 tracks of bangers and bliss-outs.

PLAYLIST: July 2019

All the best new music released during July 2019, including Bon Iver, Gruff Rhys, Bonobo and The Haxan Cloak!

CULT ’60s: Nick Drake – ‘Five Leaves Left’

A timeless and transportive cult classic that passed under the radar in 1969, Nick Drake’s debut album ‘Five Leaves Left’ is still incredibly powerful.