Archive for April, 2015

The Loop Mans Up For Tame Impala

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Aussie psychedelic revivalists Tame Impala carry on showing they are in top form with “Cause I’m A Man”, the second taster from their new album “Currents” which tops the latest edition of our loop.

Runddans, the surprising collaboration between Lindstrøm; Todd Rundgren and Serena-Maneesh’s Emil Nikolaisen, gave us the highest entry, followed by the latest tracks from Evans The Death; Jamie XX; Torres; Sheer Mag; Blanck Mass; Unknown Mortal Orchestra and the Return of chef Raekwon, recruiting A$ap Rocky for his new album’s heralding single.

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All Of The Loop Wants All Of Sufjan Stevens

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Fresh after announcing international tour dates promoting his all-conquering new album “Carrie & Lowell’, Sufjan Stevens is back on top of the loop with “All of Me Wants All Of You”, one of our favourite songs on what’s shaping up as one of the albums of the year.

After our two weeks holiday hiatus, we are back with a catching up edition in which Spanish alt band Los Planetas leads a large number of new entries compiling the best new releases over the last fortnight, among them the latest by Tame Impala; Chromatics; Flying Colours; Jenny Hval; Blur; Hudson Mohawke; Wild Beast and Giorgio Moroder teaming up with Sia for one of the standout moments on his long awaited comeback album .

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Loop Special : The Best Albums Of 2015 1st Quartet

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As we take some well deserved holidays, this is a perfect time to recap what the first quarter of the year has delivered with a special edition of our loop comprised by lesser known tracks from our favorite albums so far.

Good news are music-wise 2015 is shaping up as one of the best years in recent memory. Two very different male artists, Kendrick Lamar and Sufjan Stevens, lead the pack with extraordinary recent works, immediately ranking among the best achievements from their respective careers. The Long awaited comebacks of D’Angelo and Sleater-Kinney also fared extremely well; so did the heart-melting return to form by our favourite Icelander, Björk plus debut records by Natalie Prass; Courtney Barnett; Tobias Jesso, Jr.; Viet Cong and Father John Misty of Fleet Foxes fame.

Even better news, records by PJ Harvey; Frank Ocean; Kanye West; Chromatics; Raekwon; Brian Wilson; James Blake; Django Django; Tame Impala and the first Blur studio album in decades are also up for release. Keep yourself up to date by following Roberawards’ Spotify playlists with the best Albums; Tracks; Compilations and Reissues of 2015.

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The Loop Gets Hungry With Gepe & Wendy Sulca

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Chilean indie songwriter Gepe teams up with internet viral sensation Wendy Sulca in ‘Hambre'(Hunger). A marriage made in aestival heaven which delivers the perfect soundtrack for the end of the austral summer.

Two standout cuts from our favourite albums of the year so far Sujan Stevens and Kendrick Lamar are the highest entries of an edition in which we tried to fit as many new releases as possible before going on holidays for two weeks. Among them the latest tracks by Waxahatchee; La Bien Querida; Janelle Monáe With Jidenna; Cakes Da Killa; Blur; Du Blonde and the first taster from the collaboration of the year, Frank Ferdinand teaming up with legendary duo Sparks in F.F.S.

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