The Student Playlist

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REVIEW: Yeasayer – ‘Erotic Reruns’ (Yeasayer)

They were so bizarre when they emerged back in 2007, but Yeasayer are losing their edge with every passing album in 2019 on ‘Erotic Reruns’.

REVIEW: Pixx – ‘Small Mercies’ (4AD)

Hannah Rodgers blooms as a writer and claims an identity and sound of her own with her second Pixx album ‘Small Mercies’.

REVIEW: Chase & Status – ‘RTRN II JUNGLE’ (Virgin EMI / Mercury)

Saul Milton and Will Kennard’s fifth Chase & Status album ‘RTRN II JUNGLE’ struggles to become anything more significant than a flat genre exercise.

REVIEW: Mush – ‘Induction Party’ EP (Memphis Industries)

Delivered with restless energy and no small amount of humour, Mush’s debut EP ‘Induction Party’ continues to mark them out as one of the best British indie hopefuls.

REVIEW: Cate Le Bon – ‘Reward’ (Kemado / Mexican Summer)

Returning after a short break from music, ‘Reward’ is just as idiosyncratic and compelling as everything else by Cate Le Bon.

REVIEW: Slowthai – ‘Nothing Great About Britain’ (Method Records)

Tyron Frampton delivers a blackly humorous state-of-the-nation address on his excellent debut Slowthai album ‘Nothing Great About Britain’.

REVIEW: Tyler, The Creator – ‘IGOR’ (Columbia / Sony)

Tyler, The Creator takes the creative template he established on ‘Flower Boy’ to the next level on stunning new album ‘IGOR’.

REVIEW: Zomby – ‘Vanta’ EP (Bedouin Records)

After so long at the cutting-edge of post-dubstep, it’s strange to hear Zomby happy to stand still and luxuriate on new EP ‘Vanta’.