The Student Playlist

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REVIEW: FKA twigs – ‘Magdalene’ (Young Turks)

A compelling delve into the psyche of FKA twigs as well as an exploration of being human, ‘Magdalene’ is Tahliah Barnett’s second masterpiece.

CLASSIC ’00s: The xx – ‘xx’

Minimalist, crystalline and intimate, The xx’s debut album contains the DNA of a subsequent decade of brilliant pop.

REVIEW: Kamasi Washington – ‘Heaven And Earth’ (Shoto Mas / Young Turks)

Kamasi Washington’s latest epic double-album ‘Heaven And Earth’ is another artistic triumph, the band-leader executing ambitious arrangements without irony or pretension.

REVIEW: Sampha – ‘Process’ (Young Turks)

It’s taken many years, but Sampha’s debut album ‘Process’ really does fulfill all the hopes his admirers had pinned on it.

REVIEW: The xx – ‘I See You’ (Young Turks)

Nearly five years in the making, The xx’s third album ‘I See You’ is another triumph, retaining all their established qualities but impressively expanding their sonic palette.