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#Bestof2019 : Top 100 Tracks (25-1)

FKA Twigs’ exquisite vocal and electronica experimentation kickstarts the final and most important part of our Top 100 tracks of 2019 (Positions 25-1). For the first time ever 19 out of our Top 25 songs are performed by female musicians or female-fronted bands, including the whole of the Top 10. This only reaffirms 2019 as a year with strong feminine (and feminist) flavour.

And our favourite songs of the year are: Read the rest of this entry »

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Sad Day For FKA Twigs, Not So Sad In The Loop

The ever inventive FKA Twigs reaches the loop’s peak position with ‘Sad Day,’ another standout from her rapturously received new album, ‘Madgalene.’ Destroyer and Magdalena Bay complete the Top 3.

The second teaser from Frank Ocean‘s next album is the highest debut, with other new entries by Dogleg; Vince Staples Feat. 6Black & Mereba; Wye Oak; Billie Eilish; Ms. Lauryn Hill; Beck; Wolf Parade; Bonnie “Prince” Billy; Le SuperHomard; Bill Fay; J Hus; Krystal Klear; Janelle Monáe and a lost track by Danger Mouse featuring the late Sparklehorse and MF DOOM. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Earl Sweatshirt Shows His Feet Of Clay

Acclaimed rapper Earl Sweatshirt takes on our loop this week with ‘El Toro Combo Meal,’ a standout track from his new EP ‘Feet Of Clay.’ Two other male solo artists, Frank Ocean and the late Leonard Cohen complete the Top 3.

The latest songs by FKA Twings and ROSALIA, respectively, are this edition’s top debuts. Among the rest of new entries, new songs by Squirrel Flower: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds; clipping. feat. Shabazz Palaces; black midi; Britizen Kane feat. Popcaan; Róisín Murphy; MC Kevin o Chris feat. Drake; Mura Masa feat. slowthai; Fenella; Lucy Dacus and a solo track by Savages’ Jehnny Beth. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Taylor Swift And St. Vincent Bring A Cruel Summer

Veteran pop princess Taylor Swift, with a little help from St. Vincent and Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff, gets her first number one in our loop with ‘Cruel Summer’, our favourite track in her latest album ‘Lover.’ The folk-rock of Florist, and the return of Swans complete this week’s Top 3.

FKA Twigs feat. Future is the highest entry, next to the latest tracks by Pusha T feat. Kash Doll; Angel Olsen; Lana Del Rey; Jenny Hval feat. Laura Jean; JPEGMAFIA; Yves Tumor feat. Hirakish, Napolean and ANTHEM; slowthai feat. Denzel Curry; Mariah the Scientist; Perfume Genius; Bob Mould; The Ju feat. Tyler The Creator; Skream; Bonnie “Prince” Billy.. and another high profile female collaboration between Tove Lo and Kylie Minogue. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fontaines D.C. Take The Loop To Their Better Land

Dublin post-punks Fontaines DC take this week’s edition of our loop by storm with ‘Boys From A Better Land’ from their superb debut album ‘Dogrel.’ They are followed by one of our Sound of 2019 nominees, Amber Mark, and new indie pop sensation from Brooklyn Claud.

The return of exotic dancer/electronica singer FKA Twings marks the highest entry with new tracks by Flying Lotus feat. Little Dragon; Kelsey Lu; Sunn 0))); Dominique A; Pixx; Anderson .Paak feat. André 3000; Kim Petras; Mannequin Pussy; Lorena Àlvarez; Fat White Family; Ride; Modest Mouse the return of the Boss, Bruce Springsteen, and the ubiquitous ROSALÍA who collaborates with A.CHAL in a new song featured among many other notable artists in the pop tribute album to ‘Game Of Thrones’ also debuting.

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FKA Twigs Back To #1 In Time

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The endlessly suggestive and enigmatic FKA Twigs returns to top our loop with ‘In Time’, arguably the standout moment from her recent ‘M3LL155X’ EP.

Another Female artist, Empress Of is the week’s highest debut, heading a contingent of superb new tracks by the likes of Oneohtrix Point Never; Real Estate ‘s Martin Courtney; Le1f; Battles; EL VY; Kelela; the returns of Junior Boys and Siousxie; plus Dam-Funk appearing twice in our chart this week, with a track from his brand new album and another by his side project with Nite Jewel, Nite-Funk.

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FKA Twigs Surprise new EP Tops The Loop

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The always mysterious FKA Twigs surprised the world with brand new EP ‘M3LL155X’ last Friday, the standout track of which, ‘Figure 8’ is this week’s new #1 in our loop.

Another surprise, the return of Joanna Newsom marked this edition’s highest new entry; followed by tasters from some of the most anticipated works of the autumn featuring the latest by Dr. Dre with Kendrick Lamar; HELEN; Battles; Neon Indian; Destroyer; Halsey; Tirzah; Chvrches; Alex G; Angel Haze; and John Grant helped by Tracey Thorn on his disco-tinged new single.

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FKA Twigs Refreshing ‘Water Me’

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A promising alt R&B vocalist from Gloucestershire, FKA Twigs, delivers our favourite tune on this edition; the trippy standout track from her second EP, ‘Water Me’.

And more established female artists also dominate the week’s new entries with tracks by PJ Harvey; Julia Holter; Neko Case and Frankie Rose all debuting strong, next to the new offerings by MGMT; John Cale; Drake or White Denim who have teamed up with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to produce their new record.

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