Archive for September, 2020

Adrianne Lenker #1 In Our Loop With ‘Anything’

After releasing two of the best albums of 2019 with her band Big Thief, Adrianne Lenker returns to her solo career and takes the top spot in our chart with ‘Anything.’ Reggaeton star Ozuna teaming up with the cream of Latin rappers and Scottish indie veterans Arab Strap complete the Top 3.

A standout from Fleet Foxes´comeback album is the highest debut, next to the latest offerings by Sad13; Joji feat. Yves Tumor; Yo La Tengo; Osees; The Flaming Lips feat. Kacey Musgraves; Spoon; Starrah; Pillow Queens… and Lambchop with an unorthodox cover of one of Wilco’s classics. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tiger Lili New #1 In The Loop With ‘Lightning’

Two American songwriters who both lead a band and have a solo career top this edition of our loop. At number one, tiger lili, the singer from Chicago power pop group Beach Bunny, with her new track ‘Lightning,’ followed by Big Thief’s singer, Adrienne Lenker. Another female artist, South London’s progressive R&B singer Shygirl complete the Top 3.

The third taster from Sufjan Stevens new album is the highest debut, followed by the latest tracks by slowthai feat. James Blake & Mount Kimbie; SAULT; Salem; The Avalanches feat. Denzel Curry, Tricky & Sampa the Great; FLOHIO; Porridge Radio; Matt Berninger; Helena Deland; Rhye; Seth Bogart; shame; Bob Mould; Jeff Tweedy; Rico Nasty; Taylor Swift; Stephen Malkmus; Angel Olsen feat. Emile Mosseri; Blood Orange feat. 박혜진 Park Hye Jin… and Brazilian Superstar Anitta who, helped by Mike Towers and Cardi B, continues her attempt to global crossover. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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BTS World-Conquering ‘Dynamite’ #1 In Our Loop

It´s not news that K-pop has conquered the word with BTS at the lead. ‘Dynamite’ with their irresistible blend of bubblegum pop and R&B is topping the charts around the globe this week and it is also the #1 in our loop. A surprise collaboration between The Killers and k.d.lang, bringing memories of 80’s icons such as Peter Gabriel with Kate Bush or even Meat Loaf and Yo La Tengo covering The Byrds complete the Top 3.

French-Colombian songwriter Gabriel Garzón-Montano is the highest new entry, followed by the latest tracks by Sweeping Promises; Fireboy DML; Lomelda; James Blake; Janelle Monáe; beabadoobee; Django Django; La Femme; Gorillaz feat. Robert Smith; Bruce Springsteen; Jen Cloher; Usher; New Order… and Bedouine, Waxahatchee & Hurray For The Riff Raff teaming up to cover the seminal Big Star classic, ‘Thirteen’. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oceanator Fills Our Loop With Her Heartbeat

Inspired by the grunge and alternative sounds of the 90s, Brooklyn-based songwriter Elise Okusami aka Oceanator, is the #1 in our loop this week with the irresistible ‘Heartbeat,’ from her debut album ‘Things I Never Said’. Last week’s number one, Sweeping Promises, and J-pop boy band sensation BTS complete the Top 3.

The highest new entry is by another American female rock songwriter, Tiger Lili and lots of new entries, including the latest tracks by Adrianne Lenker; Shygirl; Magik Markers; Jyoti feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow; Jazmine Sullivan; Protoje feat. Koffee; Ozuna; Actress feat. Sampha; Arab Strap; RIBBON STAGE; Declan Welsh and The Decadent West; Ela Minus; Aluna feat. KAYTRANADA & Rema; SZA feat. Ty Dolla $ign… and the surprising comeback of German punk icon Nina Hagen featuring George Clinton on a track for the Black Lives Matter movement. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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