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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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Sweeping Promises Bring Their Hunger To The Loop

One of the most exciting new bands of 2020, Boston’s post-punk trio Sweeping Promises, is the #1 in our loop this week with ‘Hunger For A Way Out,’ the title track of their debut album. Rico Nasty and Angel Olsen complete the Top 3.

The highest new entry is Julia Holter‘s cover of Fleetwood Mac classic ‘Gold Dust Women’ and among the rest of debuts, new offerings by Fireboy DML; Flo Milli; William Basinski; Octavian feat. Gunna & SAINt JHN; Disclosure feat. Kehlani & Syd; Yo La Tengo; No Joy feat. Alissa White-Glutz; Tei Shi; Travis Scott; Sevdaliza; Death Valley Girls; The Killers feat. k.d. lang; Black Pumas… and the return of influentian New Zealand 80’s rock band The Bats. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Taylor Swift & Bon Iver’s ‘Exile’ #1 In The Loop

Taylor Swift‘s turn to indie is paying off well, her duet with Bon Iver, ‘Exile,’ is this week’s #1 in our loop, and her album ‘Folklore,’ is tipped to be one of the year’s biggest sellers and most critically acclaimed. Bon Iver and its lead Justin Vernon are also having a busy and collaboration-heavy year. They have another two tracks in this edition’s chart, one by Iver with vocals by the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Jenny Lewis also in our current top 3, and another by Vernon as guest in The Japanese House’s new EP. A track by Troye Sivan‘s new EP complete the Top 3.

Promising new US band Sweeping Promises, sounding like a more garage, lo-fi version of early B-52’s is the highest new entry. Other debuts are the new songs by Angel Olsen; RIBBON STAGE; Phoenix; Bob Moses; Popcaan feat. Drake & PARTYNEXTDOOR; BTS; Arlo Parks; Sylvan Esso; Oceanator; beabadoobee; Declan Welsh and The Decadent West; Deftones; Oscar Jerome feat. Lianne La Havas; Ethan P. Flynn… and the return of Father John Misty. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Beabadoobee Takes The #1 Spot of The Loop With ‘Care’

Young Filipino/British female artist Beabadoobee is this week’s #1 in our loop with ‘Care,’ a song that revisits the sounds of the alternative 90s.’ With a strong-female presence across the list, Koffee; Angel Olsen; Billie Eilish and Ela Minus complete the Top 5.

On an also strong edition for surprising collaborations, the duet between Taylor Swift and Bon Iver, from the acclaimed turn to indie album of the former, ‘Folklore’ is the highest debut. Other new entries are the new songs by Dua Lipa feat. Madonna & Missy Elliott; Rico Nasty; Helena Deland; Duval Timothy feat. Lil Silva & Melanie Faye; Sufjan Stevens; Bill Callahan; Omar Apollo; Armani Caesar feat. Benny The Butcher; Bob Vylan; Katy J Pearson; The Japanese House feat. Justin Vernon; Jónsi feat. Elizabeth Fraser; Aminé feat. Young Thug: Flatbush Zombies produced by James Blake… and a collaboration between masked Country singer Orville Peck and Shania Twain. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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SAULT Setting The Loop On Fire

Mysterious British collective SAULT remain unstoppable, topping our loop for the second time this year with ‘Wildfires,’ another standout from their new album ‘Untitled (Black Is).’ Helena Deland and the collaboration between Jim E. Stack and Empress Of complete the Top 3.

Two high octane collaborations between the hottest rap and R&B female stars of the moment are the highest new entries, namely Cardi B with Megan Thee Stallion and Kali Uchis with Rico Nasty. Also debuting are new songs by Bon Iver; SG Lewis feat. Robyn & Channel Tres; Troye Sivan; JPEGMAFIA feat. Tommy Genesis; Machinedrum feat. Freddie Gibbs; Tim Heidecker; Jamila Woods; 645AR feat. FKA twigs; Bill Callahan; Courtney Barnett; Mina Tindle feat. Sufjan Stevens; Abigail Asante; Róisín Murphy… and a new track by electronica artists Kelly Lee Owens feat. John Cale. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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PLAY DEAD Bring South London’s Garage Punk To The Top Of The Loop.

Young garage-punk trio from South London PLAY DEAD is the new #1 in our loop with their infectious latest single, ‘Shaun.’ Lousianan’s no-wave band Special Interest and Andalusian indie veterans Los Planetas complete the Top 3.

This edition’s highest debut is by rising Jamaican reggae star Koffee. Also debuting are new songs by Taylor Swift; Angel Olsen; Osees; Crack Cloud; Earl Sweatshirt feat. Navy Blue; Bill Callahan; Billie Eilish; Ela Minus; Octavian feat. Future; Travis Barker feat. Run The Jewels; Mahalia feat. Pink Sweat$; Dua Lipa; JJ Sterry feat. Gang Of Four; Pop Smoke, feat. Gunna and Young Thug; Sylvan Esso: Laura Veirs; A. K. Paul; Headie One feat. Drake… and the surprise reunion of all-female US new wave sensation The Go-Go´s. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sufjan Stevens’ Reflections About America New #1

Sufjan Stevens is back and on top in the new edition of our loop with his mournful, epic new song reflecting on the state of ‘America.’ Veteran British folk songwriter Shirley Collins and Andalusian rock band Derby Motoreta Burrito’s Kachimba complete the Top 3.

The highest new entry this week is Canadian singer Helena Deland. Also debuting are new songs by Jim-E Stack feat. Empress Of; Nazar feat. Shannen SP; Dehd; Andy Shauf; beabadoobee; Gillian Welch; J Balvin feat. Tainy, Dua Lipa & Bad Bunny; SAULT; Joey Bada$$ feat. Pusha T; Problem with Freddie Gibbs & Snoop Dogg; Kamaal Williams; Troye Sivan; Beck remixed by Khruangbin;Throwing Muses… and the return of the ever mercurial Aussie band The Avalanches feat. Neneh Cherry, Jamie xx & CLYPSO. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sault Bring Their Monsters To The Loop’s #1

Enigmatic British soul collective Sault keep on their incognito ways. They have a new album, ‘Untitled (Black Is),’ a standout track from which, ‘Monsters,’ is this week’s #1 in the Loop. The returns of Sufjan Stevens and veteran British folk singer Shirley Collins complete the Top 3.

Spanish Indie band Los Planetas is this edition’s highest debut with a politically charged track dedicated to ‘The New Normality’. Also debuting new songs by PLAY DEAD; La Bien Querida; Bill Callahan; Gabriel Garzón-Montano; Tkay Maidza feat. Kari Faux; Julianna Barwick feat. Mary Lattimore; Sen Morimoto; Westside Gunn feat. Armani Caesar; Remi Wolf; Koffee… and the collaboration between Canadian band Kestrels and J Mascis. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Phoebe Bridgers Ends At #1 In Our Loop

American songwriter Phoebe Bridgers is this week’s #1 in our loop with ‘I Know The End,’ a standout from her excellent new album ‘Punisher.’ Arca feat. ROSALÍA and Special Interest complete the week’s Top 3.

Highest new entry is by UK Enigmatic collective SAULT. Also debuting the anticipating tracks from some of the most awaited albums of the year, among them: Sufjan Stevens; Bill Callahan; Shirley Collins; Big Boi feat. Sleepy Brown; Oh Wonder; Porridge Radio feat. Lala Lala; Disq; Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba; Disclosure feat, slowthai; Benjamin Biolay; Yves Jarvis; cupcakKe; Dominique A; Prins Thomas; The Nix feat. Laetitia Sadier; Elza Soares… and Kanye West feat. Travis Scott anticipating new album at the same time he announces his candidature for US presidency. Make your own conclusions! Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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