The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics


REVIEW: The Black Keys – ‘”Let’s Rock”‘ (Nonesuch / WEA)

Parting ways with Brian Burton on production, The Black Keys’ first album in five years is a very obvious homage to classic rock and blues.

REVIEW: Lizzo – ‘Cuz I Love You’ (WEA)

Flitting between heartbreak, female empowerment and braggadoccio, ‘Cuz I Love You’ should finally see Lizzo break into the mainstream.

REVIEW: Death Cab For Cutie – ‘Thank You For Today’ (Atlantic / WEA)

Death Cab For Cutie’s ninth album ‘Thank You For Today’ does what it does extremely well, but 20 years into their career, it suffers from an almost total lack of surprise.