The Student Playlist

New and Classic Music Reviews, Playlists and Podcasts

Posts by Harry Beynon

CLASSIC ’60s: Pink Floyd – ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’

Pink Floyd’s debut album ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’ is the greatest testament to the genius of Syd Barrett, as well as a key evolutionary milestone in British psychedelia.

REVIEW: Meadowlark – ‘Postcards’ (AllPoints)

Meadowlark, featuring former internet sensation Kate McGill, deliver a bucolic debut album that fulfills more than two years of promise.

CLASSIC ’90s: The Prodigy – ‘The Fat Of The Land’

20 years on, it’s hard to think of many albums that have made such a wide impact as The Prodigy’s massive third album ‘The Fat Of The Land’.

REVIEW: Royal Blood – ‘How Did We Get So Dark?’ (Warner Bros.)

Following their meteoric rise to the top three years ago, Royal Blood stick to their guns and offer up more punishing riffage on ‘How Did We Get So Dark?’

REVIEW: Mark Lanegan Band – ‘Gargoyle’ (Heavenly)

‘Gargoyle’ is a reminder of Mark Lanegan’s talent as an artist in his own right, not just us a creative foil for others.