The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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CLASSIC ’80s: N.W.A – ‘Straight Outta Compton’

‘Straight Outta Compton’, the incendiary 1988 debut album by N.W.A, has defined 30 years of hip-hop in a way that no other album or artist has.

PLAYLIST: Songs For Summer

A soundtrack for your barbecues and house parties – a playlist of essential songs for the summer time!

PLAYLIST: July 2018

A playlist of all the best new music released in July 2018!

REVIEW: Underworld & Iggy Pop – ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ EP (Caroline)

Combining Underworld’s pulsing soundscapes and Iggy Pop’s poignant reminiscences, ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ is an engrossing curio forged by two of independent music’s most characterful artists.

PLAYLIST: An Introduction to Trojan Records

A very brief introduction to Trojan Records, to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

CULT ’90s: Sparklehorse – ‘Good Morning Spider’

No Sparklehorse album quite captures the essence and power of Mark Linkous than ‘Good Morning Spider’, released in July 1998.

REVIEW: The Flaming Lips – ‘Greatest Hits, Vol.1’ (Warner Bros.)

‘Greatest Hits, Vol.1’, Warner’s attempt to sum up 25 years of The Flaming Lips in three-quarters of an hour, is both unnecessary and inadequate.

Big Time Sensuality – An Introduction to Björk

To mark 25 years since the release of ‘Debut’, we present a newcomer’s guide to Björk, featuring discography and playlist.