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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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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;
2nd Grade…
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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Because Doja Cat And Nicki Minaj Say So

R&B singer Doja Cat‘s impossibly catchy collaboration with Nicky Minaj, ‘Say So,’ is one of the year’s biggest global hits and this week’s #1. Urban female artists have conquered this edition with Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé and Little Simz also in the top 3.

The strongest debut is by another female artist, Korean house DJ 박혜진 Park Hye Jin. Other new entries are the latest tracks by MIKE; The Beths; Ariel Pink; slowthai; The Phenomenal Handclap Band; Teyana Taylor; Tkay Maidza; Arca; Phoebe Bridgers; Jme feat. Skepta; India Jordan; Polo G; Sharon Van Etten feat. Josh Homme; Residente; Migos feat. YoungBoy and Never Broke Again; Ezra Furman covering LCD Soundsystem; HAIM; FLETCHER feat. SOPHIE; Matt Berninger solo… and a hilarious Eurodance parody performed by Hollywood star Will Ferrell feat. My Marianne, from what promises to be one of the comedies of the year ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of The Fire Saga.’ Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rita Indiana Flies ‘Como Un Dragón’ On Top Of The Loop

Groundbreaking Dominican songwriter Rita Indiana is this week’s #1 in our loop with her infectious comeback track ‘Como Un Dragón’ (Like A Dragon), on a top 3 completed with the latest songs by serpentwithfeet and Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé.

Highest new entry of this edition is by Perfume Genius, with other strong debuts by Moses Sumney; Caribou feat. Four Tet; Bad Bunny feat. Jhay Cortez; Kim Petras; Ohmme; Charli XCX; Standing On The Corner; Arlo Parks; Dirty Projectors; Sinead O Brien; Juan Wauters; Darkstar… plus the first track by Mrs. Piss, a new band formed by Chelsea Wolfe and Jess Gowrie. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ela Minus New #1 In The Loop

Colombian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Ela Minus conquers this week´s top place in our loop with her chilled and emotive electronic track, ‘They told us it was hard, but they were wrong.’ The New Zealander power pop of The Beths and another cool electronica female artist, Kelly Lee Owens, complete our Top 3.

With three fourths of our chart debuting, the highest new entry of this edition is by British female rapper Little Simz, followed by the likes of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever; Fiona Apple; JPEGMAFIA feat. Denzel Curry; Liv.e; Amber Mark; Doja Cat feat. Nicki Minaj; HoodCelebrityy; THE SCOTTS; Fontaines D.C.; Johanna Warren; Khruangbin; Gorillaz feat. the late Tony Allen & Skepta; Dua Saleh; Mahalia; LeMagic feat. Ozuna; Sleaford Mods; Protomartyr; Skullcrusher; HAIM; Deerhoof; Woods; Migos; C. Tangana… plus a duet between pop titans Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kiko Veneno´s Tribute to Health and Essential Workers is The Loop’s #1

One of Spain’s best songwriters Kiko Veneno is this week’s number #1 in our loop with his new track, ‘Hay Gente,’ a heartfelt tribute to health and essential workers that have been key in the fight against the pandemic, in benefit of Doctors Without Borders. Colombian-born singer Ela Minus and Fiona Apple complete our Top 3.

The long-awaited return of Dominican female songwriter Rita Indiana makes the highest debut. Following her, the latest tracks by Earl Sweatshirt feat. Maxo; serpentwithfeet; Big Thief; Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé; Benjamin Biolay; BC Camplight; Ambar Lucid; Deeper; India Jordan; Young M.A; Polo G; Arca; Lucinda Williams; Joe Crepúsculo… and Nick Cave covering T-Rex´s ‘Cosmic Dancer’ for a tribute album to Marc Bolan´s band. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fiona Apple Conquers All

She took her time, but Fiona Apple‘s return, ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’ has overtaken even the highest expectations. Her new album’s opening track ‘I Want You To Love Me’ is this week’s new number one in our loop. Another female songwriter, Phoebe Bridgers, and Colombian duo Salt Cathedral complete our Top 3.

Highest debut this week is by Americana band Other Lives. Following them, the latest tracks by Kelly Lee Owens; Steve Gunn; Angelo De Augustine; Kehlani; Bon Iver; Kali Uchis; Charli XCX; Chromatics; Amber Mark; keiyaA; James Blake; Jessie Ware; Helado Negro feat. Xenia Rubinos; The Magnetic Fields… and Tyler, the Creator‘s remix one of La Roux‘s latest songs. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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