Grimes’s new album is oddly unsettling

Three stars. Miss Anthropocene is an oddly unsettling album not only stylistically, but also in its concept and its place in the world at large. It’s the fifth album from Claire Boucher’s ‘Grimes’ project, and as such is more polished and consistent than her earlier work. It is in many ways a departure from this […]

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An A – Z guide to artists influenced by David Bowie

During his lifetime Bowie provided pioneering musical innovation that was to influence many artists across the decades. Here is the Student’s comprehensive guide to  artists and bands that have sought to emulate the star man: A is for ANNIE CLARKE (aka St. Vincent) According to Clarke, “David Bowie’s mutating aesthetic and persona are as much an […]

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Grimes @ The O2 ABC: Raw, raving and never normal

Last November, Grimes released her long awaited fourth studio album Art Angels, an innovative fusion of synth and art pop. Within the first week of its release, the album sold 11.000 copies and was even regarded as one of the best albums of 2015 by several music publications. Following the worldwide success of her album, […]