Archive for June, 2020

Bob Mould’s Views On ‘American Crisis’ #1 In Our Loop

US hardcore legend Bob Mould is this week’s #1 in our loop with his energetic protest against the state of his country’s politics in “American Crisis”. Pop Smoke Feat. Rowdy Rebel and Rowdy Rebel complete the week’s Top 3.

Phoebe Bridgers with a standout track from his new album, one of the best so far this year, is the highest debut, followed by new tracks by Arca feat. ROSALÍA; Special Interest; Saweetie; Kareem Ali; Kelly Lee Owens; Gordi; Polo & Pan; Katie Dey; Jessie Ware; kenzie feat. Sia; Annie; HAIM; Kamaal Williams feat. Lauren Faith; Becca Mancari; Beyoncé; Jónsi; Teyana Taylor feat. Erykah Badu; Thurston Moore… and veterans Cass McCombs and Steve Gunn joining forces. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Terrace Martin Anti Police Brutality Protest Song Is The New #1

LA producer Terrace Martin, joining forces with some of the most interesting new American black artists, Denzel Curry; Kamasi Washington; G Perico & Daylyt, has crafted a superb protest song against systemic institutional and police racism, ‘Pig Feet’, which reaches #1 in our loop this week. Run The Jewels feat. Zack De La Rocha & Pharrell Williams and an also very combative Bob Mould complete the week’s Top 3.

The highest new entry is by US jazz/psychedelic/soul combo Khruangbin, followed by new tracks by Noname; Mikal Cronin; Dehd; Rico Nasty feat. Raedio; Teyana Taylor feat. Missy Elliott, & Future; Anderson .Paak; SAULT feat. Michael Kiwanuka; The Beths; Amber Mark; Arca; Kojey Radical feat. Mereba: Cat Power feat. M; The Fiery Furnaces; Julianna Barwick with Jónsi; Songhoy Blues; Benjamin Biolay… and an unreleased recording by the Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Loop Is Going To Fight Fascism With Soccer96

The side project of two members of London jazz innovators The Comet Is Coming, Soccer96, in collaboration with Alabaster DePlume, reach #1 in our loop with their ironic denounce of Today’s apathy at fighting the rise of the ultra right, ‘I Was Going To Fight Fascism.’ Another collaboration, ROSALÍA with Travis Scott and Medhane complete the week’s Top 3.

Highest new entry on this edition is by the Californian indie punks Joyce Manor, followed by new tracks by Pop Smoke Feat. Rowdy Rebel; Fontaines D.C., The Flaming Lips; Ty Segall; Raleigh Ritchie; Moon Duo; Margo Price; Hatchie feat, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart; John Prine; Arre! Arre!; 박혜진 Park Hye Jin; Bedouine; TORRES; Thor & Friends feat. Low & Jolie Holland… plus the return of reggae legends Toots And The Maytals. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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India Jordan Takes The Loop Back To The Dancefloor

British DJ and Producer India Jordan is the new #1 in our loop with her House-infused dance banger ‘I´m Waiting (Just 4 You), on a week when hedonistic electronic music for the dancefloor takes the top 3 by storm with the latest tracks by 박혜진 Park Hye Jin and Arca also high in our chart.

The new entries got a completely different vibe, as the highest one Terrace Martin & Denzel Curry feat. Kamasi Washington, G Perico & Daylyt and many others reflect the frustration and the fight against anti-systemic racism by the black community in the US and around the world. Other new entries this week are the latest by Run The Jewels feat. Zack De La Rocha & Pharrell Williams; Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever; Kamaal Williams; Sports Team; Samantha Crain; Westerman; Maximiliano Calvo con Aron y Soleá Morente; Bob Mould; Rival Consoles; Dua Saleh… and a new remix by Nídia of one of Sudan Archives‘ best songs. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Perfume Genius Is This Week’s #1

From his most personal and best album to date, ‘Set My Heart On Fire Immediately,’ Perfume Genius gets to the top of the loop with ‘Jason’ on a week when male solo artists lead our chart, with the latest by Moses Sumney and Puerto Rican rapper Residente also in the top 3.

The week’s biggest debut is by British DJ and Producer India Jordan and among the many new entries, the latest tracks by ROSALÍA with Travis Scott; Soccer96 feat Alabaster DePlume; Protomartyr; Medhane; The Soft Pink Truth; Jeff Rosenstock; Agar Agar; Julianna Barwick; Rakky Ripper con PUTOCHINOMARICÓN y eurosanto; Sr. Chinarro; Sevdaliza; Anuel AA feat. Bad Bunny; J.S. Ondara; Rita Indiana con Sakari Jäntti; The Cool Greenhouse;
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and the return of Freddie Gibbs with The Alchemist. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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