The Student Playlist

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CLASSIC ’90s: The Chemical Brothers – ‘Dig Your Own Hole’

The Chemical Brothers’ second studio album ‘Dig Your Own Hole’ saw them refine their craft and break into the big time, housing two UK No.1 singles.

REVIEW: The Chemical Brothers – ‘Born In The Echoes’ (Virgin EMI / Astralwerks)

by Ed Biggs It’s taken a five year absence to remind us not to take The Chemical Brothers for granted. With only the soundtrack to the independent film hit Hanna and a live album and theatrical release Don’t Think to tide us over, the commercial dance scene has become totally overrun by the empty calories of EDM, so a reassertion of the nutritional goodness provided by that scene’s spiritual forebears is

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CULT ’90s: The Chemical Brothers – ‘Exit Planet Dust’

by Ed Biggs About to release their eighth studio album Born In The Echoes next month, The Chemical Brothers’ stellar career has begun its third decade: funny to think it all began because the Beastie Boys’ production team wanted their name back. Known at the very beginning of their career as The Dust Brothers, Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons were DJs who began to make their own music using basic samplers

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