Archive for November, 2020

Nubya Garcia & Makaya McCraven Jazz Our Loop Up

In the last edition of our weekly chart, before we begin with the end of the year recap, one of the most promising contemporary jazz musicians, British saxophonist Nubya García, remixed by another of the genre’s big renovators, Makaya McCraven, is the number 1 with the title track of her great new album ‘Source.’ In a thoroughly diverse edition, Aussie superstar Kylie Minogue embracing the retro memories of disco music and Canadian indie rockers Kiwi Jr. complete the Top 3.

Two of the UK´s most acclaimed new artists Shygirl and Pa Salieu bring, respectively, the highest new entries. Other strong debuts are the new tracks by Gal Costa feat. Seu Jorge; Bad Bunny feat. ROSALÍA; Arlo Parks; Saba; Arab Strap; shame; The Weather Station; Ozuna; Dogleg; Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds; Perfume Genius; La Femme; Mush; M. Ward; Rina Sawayama… and Christine and The Queens who collaborates with veteran French band Indochine in her new single. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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C. Tangana Conquers The Loop

Spanish urban star and former Rosalía collaborator, C. Tangana, featuring new flamenco singers Niño de Elche y La Húngara, hits the top our chart with ‘Tu me dejaste de Querer,’ the biggest hit of the year in Spain. Angelo De Augustine and Bree Runway feat. Missy Elliott complete this week’s Top 3.

Rising African pop star Amaarae feat. Kojey Radical & Cruel Santino is the highest new entry. Other strong debuts are the latest tracks by Routine with Annie Truscott & Jay Som; Ariel Pink; Phoebe Bridgers feat. Rob Moose; Jhay Cortez; Tierra Whack; Nicholas Lens feat. Nick Cave; Drakeo the Ruler; Meek Mill; Califato ¾; Bill Callahan & Bonnie “Prince” Billy feat. Bill MacKay; María José Llergo; Kali Uchis feat. Jowell & Randy; slowthai feat. James Blake & Mount Kimbie; Teenage Fanclub… and Bleachers who features Bruce Springsteen in their new song. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fiona Apple Tops The Loop With ‘Cosmonauts’

‘Cosmonauts,’one of the standout tracks in Fiona Apple‘s latest opus ‘Fetch The Bolt Cutters,’ is the new number one in our chart and serves as a reminder about the annual best of the year recaps being just round the corner. King Princess and Nilüfer Yanya complete this week’s Top 3.

One of the indie rock discoveries of the year, Canadian band Kiwi Jr. is the highest new entry, alongside new tracks by Nubya Garcia feat. Makaya McCraven; Rico Nasty; Kylie Minogue; Your Old Droog; Bad Gyal feat. Juanka; Goodie Mob feat. Chuck D; Camila Fuchs; Fleet Foxes; Sophia Kennedy; Miley Cyrus feat. Stevie Nicks; System Of A Down; Nicholas Lens feat. Nick Cave; Loyle Carner… and a surprising collaboration between hip-hop revelation Jay Electronica and French chanteuse and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ohmme New #1 Of The Loop With ‘Mine’

The female rock duo from Chicago Ohmme climbs to the top of our loop this week with their infectious, new-wave sounding new single, ‘Mine.’ The Weather Station and SAULT complete the Top 3.

The return of Nottingham electropunks Sleaford Mods is the highest debut, followed by the latest tracks by C. Tangana feat. Niño de Elche & La Húngara; Bree Runway feat. Missy Elliott; Angelo De Augustine; Fiona Apple; Oliver Coates feat. Malibu; Sea Oleena; Tierra Whack; Saweetie feat. Jhené Aiko; Erika de Casier; Dua Lipa feat. Angèle; Khruangbin; Ólafur Arnalds… and the first song from L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S, a new opera composed during confinement in collaboration between Nicholas Lens and Nick Cave. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nick Cave New #1 In Our Loop With ‘Euthanasia’

In the week when, for one day only -Thursday the 5th- his new documentary concert, ‘Idiot Prayer,’ premieres in cinemas around the world, Nick Cave is the new number one in our chart with his brand new track ‘Euthanasia.’ Part of that same concert, the lead singer of The Bad Seeds played solo piano renditions of selected songs from all their back catalogue, broadcast online from an eerily empty Alexandra Palace in London. A powerful statement for music and art in the COVID era. Female duo from Chicago Ohmme and Julia Holter complete the Top 3.

Iranian/Dutch electronica female artist Sevdaliza is this edition’s highest new entry, followed by new songs by Bull; Rico Nasty feat. Gucci Mane & Don Toliver; Vermú; Bad Bunny feat. Jhay Cortez; Hot Chip feat. Jarvis Cocker; Empress Of feat. Amber Mark; MIKE; Guided By Voices; Cakes da Killa feat. Proper Villains; Mdou Moctar; War On Women; Freddie Gibbs feat. Big Sean & Hit Boy; Jeffrey Lewis…, and another cover by Bill Callahan and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, helped by The High LLamas’ Sean O´Hagan on their cheeky rendition of Billie Eilish’ “Wish You Were Gay”. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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