Archive for November, 2019

#Bestof2019 : Top 50 Albums

We begin our annual end of the year music review with our favourite albums. In the coming days we will be also checking the Top 100 singles, making a brief analysis of what’s been going on during the last twelve month and we´’ll finish with the announcement of our 2018 Rober Awards nominees. Then, with the new year, we´ll have a look at the last twelve months in film. Stay tuned!

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The Loop Sounds Like Sweet Dark Velvet Blues With Le SuperHomard

French Indie Quintet Le SuperHomard is the new #1 in our loop with ‘SDVB’ a new single off ‘Meadow Lane Park.’ ROSALÍA, fresh from her new artist Grammy nomination, and FKA Twigs, last week´s top position, complete the Top 3.

The new teaser from Grimes‘s long awaited fifth album is the highest debut, followed by new tracks by the likes of HAIM; Destroyer; Soccer Mommy; Neon Indian; The Galleria feat. Jessy Lanza; Bill Callahan covering Leonard Cohen; Bad Bunny; Pablo Und Destruktion; Nasty Cherry; Girl Ultra feat. Ximena Sariñana; James BKS feat. Q-Tip, Idris Elba & Little Simz; Sam Amidon; Hayley Kiyoko; Maggie Rogers… and a new track celebratin Hanukkah by Yo La Tengo. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sad Day For FKA Twigs, Not So Sad In The Loop

The ever inventive FKA Twigs reaches the loop’s peak position with ‘Sad Day,’ another standout from her rapturously received new album, ‘Madgalene.’ Destroyer and Magdalena Bay complete the Top 3.

The second teaser from Frank Ocean‘s next album is the highest debut, with other new entries by Dogleg; Vince Staples Feat. 6Black & Mereba; Wye Oak; Billie Eilish; Ms. Lauryn Hill; Beck; Wolf Parade; Bonnie “Prince” Billy; Le SuperHomard; Bill Fay; J Hus; Krystal Klear; Janelle Monáe and a lost track by Danger Mouse featuring the late Sparklehorse and MF DOOM. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Earl Sweatshirt Shows His Feet Of Clay

Acclaimed rapper Earl Sweatshirt takes on our loop this week with ‘El Toro Combo Meal,’ a standout track from his new EP ‘Feet Of Clay.’ Two other male solo artists, Frank Ocean and the late Leonard Cohen complete the Top 3.

The latest songs by FKA Twings and ROSALIA, respectively, are this edition’s top debuts. Among the rest of new entries, new songs by Squirrel Flower: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds; clipping. feat. Shabazz Palaces; black midi; Britizen Kane feat. Popcaan; Róisín Murphy; MC Kevin o Chris feat. Drake; Mura Masa feat. slowthai; Fenella; Lucy Dacus and a solo track by Savages’ Jehnny Beth. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Look At Caroline Polachek Now!

Former Chairlift singer, Caroline Polachek begins her solo career with the album ‘Pang.’ She takes top position in our loop this week with ‘Look at me now,’ a slickly produced ballad that’s one of her debut’s standouts. Indie female artists seem to be thing on this edition, as Otha and Maria Taylor complete the Top 3.

A big week for hip-hop too, as new songs by Kanye West; Earl Sweatshirt and Vince Staples, respectively, are the highest debuts, next to new tunes by the likes of Tame Impala; Mount Eerie feat. Julie Doiron; 21 Savage; Toro y Moi; HAIM; Juana Molina; George Clanton feat. Nick Hexum; Joy Orbison feat. Infinite and Mansur Brown; Michael Kiwanuka; Steve Hauschildt; Ariana Grande with Normani & Nicki Minaj; Miguel… and the return of electroclash artist extraordinaire La Roux. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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