The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics


REVIEW: PINS – ‘Hot Slick’ (Haus Of Pins)

Heavier and more robust than previous releases, PINS’ third album ‘Hot Slick’ nevertheless retains the playfulness that made them so enjoyable when they emerged.

REVIEW: PINS – ‘Wild Nights’ (Bella Union)

by Ed Biggs Manchester’s all-female quartet PINS made one of the better British guitar debuts of 2013 with Girls Like Us, a solid if unspectacular study in post-punk revivalism in which they demonstrated a thorough understanding of the dynamics of the genre. While it didn’t really add anything to the canon, it indicated great promise for the future. More impressive was their prodigious work ethic, relentless touring and the curation of

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