The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Tag James Hoare

REVIEW: The Proper Ornaments – ‘Foxhole’ (Tough Love)

The Proper Ornaments’ second LP ‘Foxhole’ grows naturally out of their debut, full of retro charm indebted to the very best of the 1960s.

REVIEW: Ultimate Painting – ‘Green Lanes’ (Trouble In Mind)

by Matthew Langham The second release from Mazes frontman Jack Cooper and James Hoare of Veronica Falls, who record as Ultimate Painting, is very familiar in sound and style to their 2014 self-titled debut. Taking their cues from impeccable indie influences ranging from Pavement to The Velvet Underground, their sound took shape after an elderly neighbour complained when recording sessions got too loud and forced the duo to reshape their

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