The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Tag Matthew Watkin

REVIEW: The Drums – ‘Brutalism’ (Anti-)

Jonny Pierce’s songwriting maintains its sense of purpose on ‘Brutalism’, as he continues to marshal The Drums solo.

REVIEW: Methyl Ethel – ‘Triage’ (4AD)

Written and recorded almost entirely by singer Jake Webb, Methyl Ethel’s third album ‘Triage’ takes too few risks to be truly great.

REVIEW: HEALTH – ‘Vol. 4 :: Slaves Of Fear’ (Loma Vista)

HEALTH’s doom-laden noise rock formula is still compelling on ‘Vol. 4 :: Slaves Of Fear’, but needs to be melded with new ideas.