The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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CULT ’80s: The Replacements – ‘Let It Be’

After two albums of breakneck post-punk, 1984’s ‘Let It Be’ was the moment that The Replacements finally came of age.

PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, 5th-11th October

The best live music coming up in Leeds this week – including Teen, Far Caspian and Fudge.’s new single launch at the 360 Club.

CLASSIC ’60s: The Beatles – ‘Abbey Road’

An album of fantastic technical ability and tremendous emotional poignancy, The Beatles’ final album ‘Abbey Road’ is an enduring masterpiece.

CULT ’70s: Gang Of Four – ‘Entertainment!’

Razor-sharp, angry and intelligent, Gang Of Four’s 1979 debut album ‘Entertainment!’ was instrumental in laying down a template for post-punk that still endures today.

REVIEW: Chastity Belt – ‘Chastity Belt’ (Hardly Art)

On their self-titled fourth album, Chastity Belt fully and expertly embrace the more mature, anxious sound they began exploring last time out.

PLAYLIST: September 2019

All the best new music released throughout September 2019 – including Grimes, Field Music, Soccer Mommy, FKA twigs, Perfume Genius and Danny Brown.

REVIEW: Twin Peaks – ‘Lookout Low’ (Grand Jury Music)

Chicago’s Twin Peaks have sacrificed a bit too much of their unique character in the pursuit of maturity on fourth album ‘Lookout Low’.