The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Big Red Machine – ‘Big Red Machine’ (PEOPLE / Jagjaguwar)

A musical collaboration borne from their PEOPLE project, Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon are a match made in indie-rock heaven on ‘Big Red Machine’.

REVIEW: Nap Eyes – ‘I’m Bad Now’ (Jagjaguwar)

All the ingredients are there for Nap Eyes’ third album ‘I’m Bad Now’ to be a triumph, but it falls short of the cerebral thrills of its predecessors.

REVIEW: Angel Olsen – ‘Phases’ (Jagjaguwar)

B-sides album ‘Phases’ is an interesting and thoroughly worthwhile accompaniment to Angel Olsen’s three studio albums thus far.

REVIEW: Gordi – ‘Reservoir’ (Jagjaguwar)

Reservoir is a thrilling listen from the off and is a great example of where Gordi is as an artist. There is still room to learn, but, this is a debut album full of interesting ideas and blissful textures which many artists would crave for.

REVIEW: Foxygen – ‘Hang’ (Jagjaguwar)

‘Hang’ frequently sounds brilliant, but Foxygen’s noise is occasionally weightless.

REVIEW: Bon Iver – ’22, A Million’ (Jagjaguwar)

’22, A Million’ not only manages to stray from anything clichéd but reasserts Justin Vernon’s status as one of the few artists that truly manages to make an art form out of his melancholic ponderings of the world around him.

REVIEW: Preoccupations – ‘Preoccupations’ (Jagjaguwar)

‘Preoccupations’ crackles with nervous energy and tension, and serves to buttress the impressive and innovative post-punk of the band’s debut last year.

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