The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: King Krule – ‘Man Alive!’ (XL)

While all the elements that made Archy Marshall’s first two King Krule albums so great are present, they’re disappointingly submerged on ‘Man Alive!’

REVIEW: Mush – ‘3D Routine’ (Memphis Industries)

With their tongue-in-cheek take on the state of the world set to jaggy, DIY indie-punk, Mush’s debut album ‘3D Routine’ is a great first effort.

REVIEW: Green Day – ‘Father Of All…’ (Reprise)

Green Day’s deliberately economical 13th album ‘Father Of All…’ represents a minor late-career upswing, full of energy and spirit.

REVIEW: Gengahr – ‘Sanctuary’ (Liberator Music)

‘Sanctuary’, Gengahr’s third studio album, suffers from a lack of distinctiveness despite a small clutch of career highlights.

REVIEW: Kele – ‘2042’ (Kola)

Seething with anger aimed at politics and society, Kele Okereke’s latest solo album ‘2042’ is a hell of a lot to internalise during one sitting.