The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

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REVIEW: Fontaines D.C. – ‘Dogrel’ (Partisan)

Grasping a much-ignored truth that poetry and romance have a place in punk rock, Fontaines D.C.’s debut album ‘Dogrel’ is a modern classic.

REVIEW: Sleaford Mods – ‘Sleaford Mods’ EP (Rough Trade)

A compelling voice in an otherwise bland wilderness, Sleaford Mods deliver another no-nonsense EP.

REVIEW: Idles – ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’ (Partisan)

Channeling emotion and beauty as well as anger and intelligence, Idles’ second album ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’ is one of the finest punk albums in recent memory.

REVIEW: Slaves – ‘Acts Of Fear And Love’ (Virgin EMI)

On their third album ‘Acts Of Fear And Love’, Slaves update their template and produce their most emotionally honest and thorough work to date.

REVIEW: Death Grips – ‘Year Of The Snitch’ (Third Worlds / Harvest)

While the intensity, shock tactics and style fusion is still intact, Death Grips’ sixth album ‘Year Of The Snitch’ veers close to the conventional in some places.

REVIEW: Johnny Marr – ‘Call The Comet’ (New Voodoo)

Johnny Marr’s latest solo album ‘Call The Comet’ sees the iconic guitarist get back to basics with an entertaining if sometimes samey collection.