The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Little Dragon – ‘Lover Chanting’ EP (Ninja Tune)

The three new tracks that make up Little Dragon’s latest EP, ‘Lover Chanting’, contain all the traits that make them special but don’t advance their sound.

REVIEW: boygenius – ‘boygenius’ EP (Matador)

A collaborative effort between Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, ‘boygenius’ is an imperious display of empathy and brilliant songwriting.

REVIEW: Sleaford Mods – ‘Sleaford Mods’ EP (Rough Trade)

A compelling voice in an otherwise bland wilderness, Sleaford Mods deliver another no-nonsense EP.

REVIEW: Fizzy Blood – ‘Pink Magic’ EP (Killing Moon / Ayla)

Leeds-based band Fizzy Blood’s third EP ‘Pink Magic’ continues to build on the strong foundations they’ve already laid down.

REVIEW: Aphex Twin – ‘Collapse’ EP (Warp Records)

Combining sonic curveballs with accessible, dare we say straightforward moments, ‘Collapse’ is absolutely classic Aphex Twin material.

REVIEW: Waxahatchee – ‘Great Thunder’ EP (Merge)

Katie Crutchfield revisits some of her oldest work with her latest Waxahatchee release ‘Great Thunder’.

REVIEW: Iglooghost – ‘Clear Tamei’ / ‘Steel Mogu’ EP (Brainfeeder / Gloo)

The idea of twin, yin/yang EPs is a masterstroke from Iglooghost, with ‘Clear Tamei’ and ‘Steel Mogu’ each scanning as different but complementary works.

REVIEW: Underworld & Iggy Pop – ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ EP (Caroline)

Combining Underworld’s pulsing soundscapes and Iggy Pop’s poignant reminiscences, ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ is an engrossing curio forged by two of independent music’s most characterful artists.