The Student Playlist

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Tag Paul Banks

REVIEW: Interpol – ‘Marauder’ (Matador)

After an excellent opening salvo, Interpol’s sixth album ‘Marauder’ suffers from monotony and a critical lack of ideas.

REVIEW: Banks & Steelz – ‘Anything But Words’ (Warner Bros.)

by Ollie Rankine Artist collaborations experimenting with the fusion of rock and hip-hop are naturally apprehensive ordeals for both musicians and fans to patiently endure until the release date. The pairing of the two genres have previously tasted commercial success within Aerosmith and Run-DMC’s 1986 version of ‘Walk This Way’ and then later, Linkin Park and Jay Z also proving its viability with their 2004, rap rock mash-up, Collision Course.