The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Tag Joss Lambert

REVIEW: Ben Howard – ‘Collections From The Whiteout’ (Island / Universal)

While it houses some real gems in its first half, Ben Howard’s fourth album ‘Collections From The Whiteout’ feels long-winded and occasionally directionless.

REVIEW: Slowthai – ‘TYRON’ (Method / Interscope / AGWE)

Slowthai’s paradoxical sophomore album ‘TYRON’ delves into the duality of his psyche, yielding some career highlights that are occasionally let down by underdeveloped ideas.

REVIEW: Arlo Parks – ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’ (Transgressive)

Emotions are only dealt with on a superficial level on Arlo Parks’ disappointing debut album ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’.

REVIEW: Declan McKenna – ‘Zeros’ (Sony)

Declan McKenna matures and expands his sound on the glam-inspired ‘Zeros’, which brims with moments of vibrancy that outweigh the occasional over-exuberance.