The Student Playlist

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REVIEW: The Vaccines – ‘Combat Sports’ (Sony)

The Vaccines’ fourth album ‘Combat Sports’, a sleek and focussed effort, sees them reacquire their confidence by returning to first principles.

PODCAST: May 2015 edition

Lauren James and Ed Biggs present their monthly round-up of new album releases, from the biggest rock, indie and pop acts to the best underground albums coming onto our radars, plus a handful of classic LPs from years gone by – click here to listen now! Alternatively, you can subscribe to our podcast by searching for ‘Student Playlist’ or ‘Laser Guided Melodies’ on the iTunes store, or by finding us on PodoMatic! The May

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REVIEW: The Vaccines – ‘English Graffiti’ (Columbia)

by Ed Biggs It’s an oft-told story for British indie bands that doesn’t always end well – band finds critical and popular respect with first album, and carries on making hay while the sun shines with a similar second one. Band is knackered after constant touring and is confronted by an existential question – what do we do for our third? It’s a question that has stumped some pretty big names

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