The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Posts by Ollie Rankine

REVIEW: Foo Fighters – ‘Concrete And Gold’ (RCA / Roswell)

After 20 years and nine Foo Fighters albums of straight-down-the-line power rock, you know what to expect from ‘Concrete And Gold’. But is that really enough?

REVIEW: Oh Sees – ‘Orc’ (Castle Face)

Having dropped the ‘Thee’ from their name, John Dwyer’s Oh Sees attempt to move onto a new phase of their career with 19th album ‘Orc’.

REVIEW: Mr Jukes – ‘God First’ (Island)

‘God First’, Jack Steadman’s first solo statement outside of Bombay Bicycle Club, is occasionally intriguing but too messy to be consistent.

REVIEW: Melvins – ‘A Walk With Love And Death’ (Ipecac)

As a standalone project, A Walk With Love And Death won’t be remembered as a Melvins classic, but more so as a poke in the back to anyone who thought there might be one foot entering the coffin.

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