Archive for category IN THE LOOP

Jessie Ware Frees The Loop


The ever elegant dance pop singer Jessie Ware is this week’s #1 in the loop with her classic-sounding dance anthem “Free Yourself.’ Two strong contenders for Summer Song 2022, the latest offerings by Lizo and Cuco feat. Adriel Favela & Kacey Musgraves complete the Top 3.

The collaboration between PinkPantheress and Sam Gellaitry is the highest debut, followed by new tracks by Julianna Riolino; always centered at night feat. Moby & serpentwithfeet; Four Tet; Yeah Yeah Yeahs; Kate Nash; Tones And I; Ela Minus feat. DJ Python; Doechii with SZA; Wilder Maker feat. Katie Von Schleicher; The Weeknd feat. Summer Walker; NSG MHD; Alvvays; Kiwi jr…. and another collaboration, Montaigne feat. David Byrne. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Skullcrusher Quiets The Room On Top Of The Loop

Indie-folk songwriter Helen Ballentine, under her Skullcrusher artistic name, is this week’s #1 in the loop with “Whatever Fits Together’, anticipating her debut album ‘Quiet The Room’. Two strong contenders for Summer Song 2022, the latest offerings by Jessie Ware and Lizzo complete the Top 3.

UK jazz-rock band The Comet Is Coming is the highest debut, followed by new tracks by Nina Nastasia; Carly Rae Jepsen; Rina Sawayama; Johnny Marr remixed by Vince Clarke; NewJeans; Wild Pink; Lifeguard; Amaarae; FLOHIO; Big Joanie; Rauw Alejandro feat. Lyanno & Brray; Young Jesus feat. Tomberlin… and girl group The Linda Lindas covering The Go-Go´s. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Latest Session by Bizarrap with Quevedo #1 In The Loop

The latest in the highly successful seasons series by Bizarrap, this time in collaboration with the Canary Islands-based rapper Quevedo, is this week’s #1 in the loop. British indie band Sorry and US singer-songwriter Maya Hawke complete the Top 3.

On an edition packed with female artists, West-London´s rapper Lava La Rue is the highest debut, followed by new tracks by Rico Nasty; ROSALÍA; Beyoncé; Charli XCX; PVA; Nina Nastasia; Dry Cleaning; Alex G; Anish Kumar; U.S. Girls; Florist; Miya Folick; Cass McCombs… and a genre-melting collaboration between Hailee Steinfeld feat. Anderson .Paak. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fred Again… Takes The Loop Into The Jungle

The new edition of the loop turns all summery with one of the biggest dance hits of the moment, Fred Again…‘s ‘Jungle,’ climbling to our chart´s #1 position. Two hip-hop hits, the latest by Cardi B feat. Kanye West & Lil Durk and Bizarrap & Quevedo complete the Top 3.

The disco-infused return of Jessie Ware is the highest debut, followed by new tracks by Skullcrusher; Cuco feat. Adriel Favela & Kacey Musgraves; Yung Kayo feat. Yeat & sevensevenseven; Billie Eilish; Doechii; Flo Milli; Latto; Lizzo; Lewis OfMan feat. Carly Rae Jepsen; Hope Tala; The Smile; Tokischa feat. Treintisiete; D-Block Europe.. and a track from the collaboration album between Panda Bear & Sonic Boom. on vocals. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alvvays Return To Top The Loop With ‘Pharmacist’

Canadian band Alvvays return with all their indie pop glory intact in ‘Pharmacist,’ this week’s #1 in the loop. Two Shell and Sudan Archives complete the Top 3.

Another indie band, North Londoners Sorry, is the highest new entry, followed by new tracks by Lil Silva feat. Sampha & Ghetts;Maya Hawke; Indigo Sparke; black midi; Hyd; beabadoobee; Four Tet; Fireboy DML feat. Asake; Steve Lacy feat. Fousheé; Omar Apollo; Bad Gyal; Danger Mouse & Black Thought feat. Michael Kiwanuka; Villano Antillano… and a mysterious dance track by Fitzilt Far feat. PJ Harvey & Bat For Lashes on vocals. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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FKA Twigs New Hit: Killer On Top Of The Loop

FKA Twigs continues her hyperactive year with ‘Killer,’ her latest track which is this week´s #1 in the loop, in an edition defined by remarkable female singers. Christine and The Queens and Cocteau Twins´ Elizabeth Fraser new project Sun´s Signature complete the Top 3.

Danish dream-pop composer ML Buch is the highest new entry, followed by new tracks by Ciara feat Coast Contra; Fred again..; Alvvays; Burna Boy; Lennis Rodriguez feat. Leo RD; Superorganism feat. Gen Hoshino, Stephen Malkmus, Pi Ja Ma & Axel Concato; Murda Beatz feat. Anitta; J Balvin; Quavo & Pharrell Williams; Bizarrap & Quevedo; Kennebec feat. Hemlock Ernst & Sudan Archives; Watkins Family Hour with Fiona Apple; The 1975; Oliver Sim… and Spanish hipster pop sensation Rigoberta Bandini with Amaia rescuing an old childrens classic with a feminist twist. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Loop Becomes DANÇARINA with Pedro Sampaio & Anitta…

The Spanish/French version of Brazilian smash hit ‘Dançarina,’ combining the talents of PEDRO SAMPAIO with Anitta & Dadju feat. Mc Pedrinho & Nicky Jam, is this week´s #1 in a loop with a global pop flavour, with former Disney star Demi Lovato and k-pop idols BTS completing the Top 3.

Another Sudan Archives teaser from her forthcoming album is the highest new entry, followed by new tracks by Cardi B feat. Kanye West & Lil Durk; Taylor Swift; Daphni; Sylvan Esso; Malice K; Jane Remover; Gorillaz feat. Thundercat; Mura Masa with Shygirl & Channel Tres; Dungen; The Mars Volta; Hudson Mohawke; Jessie Reyez; Rina Sawayama; Two Shell; Coi Leray; Nick Cave… and the return of 90S R&B hearthrob User featured in the latest single by City Girls. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Knocks & Dragonette Play The Loop Like A Slow Song

The loop this week goes all throwback. Straight to #1 is a song that was released last February and is likely to enjoy a new lease of life during the estival season in the usual summer clubs all along the Mediterranean, US electronic duo The Knocks feat. Dragonette with their irresistible ‘Slow Song.’ Two acclaimed female songwriters, Angel Olsen and the returning Beth Orton, complete the Top 3.

Besides The Knocks, the second highest new entry is the new song by FKA Twigs, followed by new tracks by Steve Lacy; Grace Ives; Dry Cleaning; Flying Lotus feat. Devin Tracy; Consequence; Whitney; Jockstrap; Julia Jacklin; beabadoobee; Marlon Williams; Perfume Genius… and the return of Lambchop. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kendrick Lamar Teaming Up With Portishead´s Beth Gibbons #1 In The Loop

The surprise collaboration between Kendrick Lamar and Beth Gibbons of Portishead, ‘Mother I Sober,’ a powerfully restraint song about breaking a circle of abuse running in his family, is this week’s #1 in our loop. The latest from Four Tet’s alter ego KH and Sudan Archives complete the top 3.

In an edition flooded with new entries, Another standout from Angel Olsen´s latest country album is the highest one, followed by new tracks by Beth Orton; Maggie Rogers; Martha; Deaton Chris Anthony feat. BENEE; Fousheé; Florist; Post Malone with Doja Cat; Polo G; Tiago PZK feat. Ozuna; Phoenix; Denzel Curry feat. Key Glock; MUNA; Michael Head & The Red Elastic Band; Nation of Language… and another surprise collaboration, Tim Heidecker with Kurt Vile´s. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kendrick Lamar Is The Heart Of The Loop


Kendrick Lamar never disappoints, his fifth album ‘Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers’ sounds like another classic in the making. Its first single ‘The Heart Part. 5,’ sampling Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Want You.’ gets to the top of our loop. Standout tracks from two of the best albums of the moment, Sharon Van Etten‘s and MJ Lenderman‘s respectively, complete the top 3.

Sudan Archives gets the highest entry, followed by new tracks by KH: Diana Ross feat. Tame Impala; Angel Olsen; Sylvan Esso; Rina Sawayama: SOAK; Sun’s Signature; Rojuu feat. Steve Lean; Monaleo feat. Flo Milli; mxmtoon; iamamiwhoami & ionnalee; Hayley Kiyoko; Kiwi jr.; Roosevelt feat. Nile Rodgers & Bim Amoako… and the new song by Brit electronica musician Daniel Avery feat. Kelly Lee Owens & HAAi. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Loop Gets A Taste Of MJ Lenderman´s Music


Driving with gusto around the border between country rock and alternative music, a member of Asheville’s indie rockers Wednesday, ‘ MJ Lenderman, is the new #1 in our loop with ‘Tastes Just Like It Cost,’ from his excellent third solo album ‘Boat Songs.’ A new session by Bizarrap with Paulo Londra and the latest single by brand new UK indie band Flasher, complete the top 3.

The much awaited return of Kendrick Lamar is the highest entry, followed by new tracks by Guitarricadelafuente; Wilco; The Smile; Bad Bunny feat. Rauw Alejandro; black midi; ROSALÍA; Low; Shygirl; YEИDRY; Marina Herlop; Julia Jacklin; Leyla McCalla; DNCE; La Plazuela; Congotronics International feat. Deerhoof; Juana Molina…; MUNYA; La Bien Querida; Obongjayar feat. Nubya Garcia; Anna of the North feat. Gus Dapperton; Death Cab for Cutie… and suprise collaboration between country superstar Miranda Lambert and The B-52´s. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pusha t & Kanye Dreamin Of The Past On Top Of The Loop

Sampling Donny Hathaway’s cover of ‘Jealous Guy,’ Pusha T & Kanye are the new #1 in our loop with ‘Dreamin Of The Past,’ from the former’s new album ‘It’s Almost Dry.’ Julia Holter feat. Harper Simon; Meditations on Crime & Geologist and Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood´s new band, The Smile, complete the top 3.

Another track from Sharon Van Etten‘s new album is the highest entry, followed by new tracks by MJ Lenderman; Montaigne feat. David Byrne; Arcade Fire; Bad Bunny; Tirzah; 070 Shake; beabadoobee; Ibeyi feat. BERWYN; Julie Doiron & Dany Placard; King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard; Shearwater; Cass McCombs; HARU NEMURI… and a duet between songwriters Joan Shelley & Bill Callahan. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Vince Staples & Ty Dolla $ign Make The Loop Taste Like Lemonade

Vince Staples feat. Ty Dolla $ign is the new #1 in our loop with ‘Lemonade,’ one of the standout tracks in Staples’ new album ‘Ramona Park Broke My Heart’. Phoebe Bridgers and another collaboration between Kay Flock; Cardi B; Dougie B & Bory300 complete the top 3.

A new session by Bizarrap with Paolo Londra is the highest entry this week, followed by new tracks by Pusha T feat. Kanye West; Angel Olsen; 070 Shake; PinkPantheress feat. WILLOW; Flasher; Neko Case; redveil; BATTS feat. Sharon Van Etten; Kathryn Joseph; Megan Thee Stallion; Josh Rouse; KAROL G; Iceage… and the return of Americana legends Wilco. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pabllo Vittar With Rina Sawayama #1 In The Loop With ‘Follow Me’

On a Latin-flavoured edition of our loop, the colaboration between Brazilian drag superstar’ Pabllo Vittar & Rina Sawayama is the new #1 in our loop. The original ‘Motomami’ ROSALÍA and another collaboration, veteran rapper Residente with Ibeyi, complete the top 3.

A new track by Mitski from the soundtrack of the excellent new Kagonada film ‘After Yang’ is the highest new entry this week, followed by new tracks by Fontaines D.C.; Julia Holter feat. Harper Simon, Meditations on Crime & Geologist; Leikeli47; Hurray For The Riff Raff; deer scout; The Smile; Debbie; Rico Nasty feat. Bktherula; IDK… and the return of R&B superstar Lizzo. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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