The Student Playlist

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CLASSIC ’90s: Suede – ‘Suede’

The impact of Suede’s 1993 debut album ‘Suede’, one of the first masterpieces of Britpop and which introduced one of the most hyped British bands ever.

Radiohead’s ‘Pablo Honey’, 25 Years Later

25 years after its release, we examine the reputation of Radiohead’s 1993 debut album ‘Pablo Honey’. Unfairly forgotten gem, or artistic misfire?

CLASSIC ’90s: Dr. Dre – ‘The Chronic’

Unquestionably one of the most successful and influential albums in hip-hop history, Dr. Dre’s solo debut album ‘The Chronic’ is a product of its time but its sonics have aged unbelievably well.

CULT ’90s: Rage Against The Machine – ‘Rage Against The Machine’

Full of scintillating riffs and razor-sharp political and social commentary, few albums from 1992 are as relevant today as ‘Rage Against The Machine’.

CULT ’90s: Sugar – ‘Copper Blue’

Formed by ex-Hüsker Dü lead singer Bob Mould, Sugar’s debut album ‘Copper Blue’ was a melodious grunge-pop masterpiece that finally brought its creator the success he deserved.

CULT ’90s: Aphex Twin – ‘Selected Ambient Works 85-92’

25 years on, Richard D. James’ first album as Aphex Twin stands up as one of the key markers in the evolution of British electronica.

CLASSIC ’90s: Primal Scream – ‘Screamadelica’

One of the very few dance records that isn’t tied to its era, ‘Screamadelica’s timelessness was cemented by how it doubled back on rock history, rearranging the past so it pointed to the future, and is arguably the most far-reaching piece of musical exploration in pop’s vast canon.

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