The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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“Check The Guy’s Track Record” – A Tribute to Mark E Smith

A tribute to Mark E Smith, the legendary frontman of The Fall who died in January 2018.

The Top 50 Tracks of 2017

The Student Playlist’s countdown of the Top 50 Tracks of 2017!

“Yes I’m Changing” – Revisiting Tame Impala’s ‘Currents’

Now re-issued as a deluxe box set with B-sides and remixes, Tame Impala’s ‘Currents’ continues to be exceptionally relevant, owing to Kevin Parker’s musicianship as well as the thematic core of the album.

From Gangsta Rap to Despicable Me: A Short Guide to The Neptunes and Pharrell Williams

The Neptunes have influenced the sound of 21st century pop as much as anyone else. Check out our short guide to Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo’s production team!

WOMEN IN ROCK no.6: Siouxsie Sioux

Our sixth Women In Rock profile looks at Siouxsie Sioux, the High Priestess of British punk and a key influence on goth and post-punk.


We caught up with British electronica producer Matthew Barnes, aka. Forest Swords, on his current UK tour.


We caught up with indie-folk duo Meadowlark before their show at The Wardrobe in Leeds.

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