The Student Playlist

New and Classic Music Reviews, Playlists and Podcasts

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PLAYLIST: May 2017

All of The Student Playlist’s favourite new music released in May 2017!

PLAYLIST: April 2017

All the best new music released in April 2017, plus a Spotify playlist.

PLAYLIST: March 2017

A summary of all the best new music released in March 2017, plus a Spotify playlist!

PLAYLIST: February 2017

All the new music highlights from February 2017!

PLAYLIST: January 2017

Twelve musical highlights from January 2017!

PLAYLIST: November 2016

Well, November was a bit of a downer wasn’t it? Most of the millennial generation looked on in bewilderment as an ill-educated loudmouth with improbable hair scooped the American presidency. The great Leonard Cohen, rock’s foremost man of letters and the guy at the top of the tower of song, was added to the list of legends who have passed away in 2016. On the musical front, things looked quite

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PLAYLIST: October 2016

October has seen a number of pop and indie’s most prestigious names returning to the fold after significant absences. Two Door Cinema Club returned with their first record in four years, while Justin Vernon’s Bon Iver released our Album of the Month with the exceptional 22, A Million and Lady Gaga delivered her fourth album, Joanne. Big new releases come in the shape of Manchester’s Courteeners, indie/drone rock stars Toy,

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PLAYLIST: Indie Halloween

Halloween at university is a time of topical costumes, ingenious cocktails, obscene house parties… and ace music. However, if you’re throwing a party this Halloween, or if you simply don’t want to listen to ‘Thriller’ again (however awesome it may be) and want to take over the music for a while, here’s an awesome Spotify playlist of 16 spooky songs from the worlds of rock, indie and hip-hop. Whatever you’re

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PLAYLIST: September 2016

University has started again, a distinct freshness is in the air, and summer is but a distant memory… it must be September. Never fear, however, because the coming months are stuffed with hotly anticipated releases from some seriously big names in guitar music and beyond. Green Day have a new album out, Pixies’ comeback continues with aplomb, and Two Door Cinema Club and Kings Of Leon even unleash records on

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PLAYLIST: August 2016

by Ed Biggs August has been a terrific month for music: not least because of the headline-grabbing return of Frank Ocean with not one, but two new albums in the shape of visual project Endless, following two days later on August 20th by Blonde, currently sitting atop the charts on both sides of the Atlantic and many markets around the world.

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