The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Morrissey – ‘Low In High School’ (BMG)

Aside from the controversy surrounding its release, Morrissey’s 11th studio album ‘Low In High School’ is an exhausting listen that tries too hard to hammer home the socio-political commentary.

REVIEW: Liam Gallagher – ‘As You Were’ (Warner Bros.)

‘As You Were’ is fundamentally solid, but it’s just too hard not to compare it to the brash public persona that Liam Gallagher has constructed and be a touch disappointed.

FROM WORST TO BEST: Alex Turner

With a brand new Arctic Monkeys album set to drop later this year, we rank all of the records that Alex Turner has been involved with to date, from worst to best.

REVIEW: The Last Shadow Puppets – ‘The Dream Synopsis’ EP (Domino)

An insightful selection of brilliantly executed cover versions sits nicely alongside live tracks on this excellent companion piece to TLSP’s ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’.

REVIEW: TOY – ‘Clear Shot’ (Heavenly / P.I.A.S.)

The ‘new wave’ of psychedelia that has emerged in the last five or so years has produced many an average, floppy-haired band that are so shoegaze you actually find yourself gazing at your own shoes and falling asleep. Yet there have equally been those who have restored faith in the genre, pushing it forward into fresh and exciting territory. And Brighton-based quartet TOY have certainly played their part. Tripping onto

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