The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Chelsea Wolfe – ‘Birth Of Violence’ (Sargent House)

Embracing a gothic, more intimate style, Chelsea Wolfe opens up new avenues for her sound with latest album ‘Birth Of Violence’.

REVIEW: Sam Fender – ‘Hypersonic Missiles’ (Polydor / Universal)

While it wears its Springsteen influences a little too heavily at times, ‘Hypersonic Missiles’ demonstrates Sam Fender’s storytelling qualities in abundance.

REVIEW: Frankie Cosmos – ‘Close It Quietly’ (Sub Pop)

Greta Kline’s knack for clipped, emotionally disruptive songwriting under her Frankie Cosmos moniker remains as compelling as ever on ‘Close It Quietly’.

REVIEW: Penelope Isles – ‘Until The Tide Creeps In’ (Bella Union)

Lush, summery dream-pop dominates the mood on ‘Until The Tide Creeps In’, the debut album from new British indie hopefuls Penelope Isles.

REVIEW: Hatchie – ‘Keepsake’ (Heavenly / P.I.A.S.)

A significantly more varied effort than last year’s ‘Sugar & Spice’ EP, Harriette Pilbeam’s debut album as Hatchie shows that dream-pop is a world with almost unlimited possibilities.

REVIEW: The Japanese House – ‘Good At Falling’ (Dirty Hit)

A carefully layered album of electropop and indie, the four-year wait for Amber Bain’s debut LP as The Japanese House, ‘Good At Falling’, was worth it.

REVIEW: Yak – ‘Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness’ (Virgin EMI / Universal)

Yak’s second album ‘Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness’ is a study in the tunnel-vision madness of the creative process and striving to get what you want.

REVIEW: Bring Me The Horizon – ‘amo’ (Sony)

Bring Me The Horizon’s sixth studio album ‘amo’ is a challenging, wildly inconsistent and often infuriating listen, but there’s treasures there for the stubborn.