The future of pop cut short: The legacy SOPHIE leaves on pop

Two weeks ago, the music world stood still as one of the contemporary visionaries of pop music, Glasgow-born SOPHIE, passed away in Athens, Greece. A fortnight on, tributes and statements are still being made as the world continues to mourn. But as the dust settles, it’s perhaps more productive and fruitful to explore why SOPHIE’s […]

albums Music

2018 Round-up: a look at The Student’s favourite records of the year

Arguably 2018 was one of the best years for music in recent memory, yielding lots of bold and beautiful statements from a variety of artists. 9. Noname – Room 25 One of the most interesting fusions of hip-hop and R&B came from the talented Noname with this breakout record chronicling injustice, insecurities, and growing into […]