The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics


REVIEW: LCD Soundsystem – ‘American Dream’ (DFA / Columbia)

LCD Soundsystem fans worried about James Murphy’s return to the studio should be reassured that ‘American Dream’ stands up to all of their past glories.

REVIEW: Factory Floor – ’25 25′ (DFA)

by Ollie Rankine Living in an age where EDM has seemly claimed widespread dominance in popular music, artist determination to develop and expand the genre as far as humanly possible has arguably purged it of many of its original qualities. Although London duo Factory Floor began their careers sounding much like some sort of Joy Division tribute act after releasing their 2008 debut single ‘Bipolar’, their allegiance to claustrophobic post-punk has

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