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Fever Ray Back With In The Loop With A Vengeance In ‘What They Call Us’

The return of The Knife´s Karin Dreijer´s solo project Fever Ray is this week’s #1 in the loop with the ever enigmatic ‘What They Call Us.’ The alt.R&B of Jamila Woods, and the flamenco-infused indie of Travis Birds complete the Top 3.

Returning after a long hiatus, electronica R´n´B artist Kelela is the week’s highest entry, followed by the latest songs by Dawn Richard and Spencer Zahn; Orbital & Sleaford Mods; Lil Yachty; Andrew Bird feat. Phoebe Bridgers; Arctic Monkeys; bar italia; Mdou Moctar; Arooj Aftab feat. Anoushka Shankar; U.S. Girls; Run The Jewels feat. Akapellah; Apache & Pawmps; Burial; Roddy Ricch; IAMDDB; The Men… and another return, veteran Todd Rundgren collaborating with Neil Finn. Check this week’s loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kelela’ Enemy Cut 4 The Loop

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From Washington D.C., the latest female singer making waves in the R&B world, Kelela, thanks to her cutting edge choice of collaborators and the great tunes in her presentation mixtape ‘Cut 4 Me’ is this week’s number one with the excellent ‘Enemy’.

Magick Markers are the strongest debut, followed by new offerings from the likes of Telegram; Pusha T; Prefab Sprout and the much talked-about remix James Murphy has made of one of David Bowie‘s comeback album standouts.

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The Loop Goes To White Sea

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Female singer-songwriters from LA keep on taking over our loops. Last week it was Banks and this edition is M83 collaborator White Sea, whose epic debut single ‘They Don’t Know’ reaches peak position.

Making shock waves in R&B circles with her new mixtape, Kelela heads a batch of new entries that also feature new songs by The Juan MacLean; Swearin’; Connan Mockasin and the first track after being released from jail by ex-Fugee star Lauryn Hill, who returns in abrassive form with a fierce attack on ‘Consumerism’.

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