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Disclosure Bring African Grooves To The Loop

UK electronica duo Disclosure sampling Cameroonean artist Eko Roosevelt tops our loop this week with the catchy afro groove-infused ‘Tondo.’ The smooth new sounds of Jessie Ware and the ground breaking 100 gecs remixed by Charli XCX complete our Top 3.

Chilean leftfield electronica star Nicolas Jaar is the highest new entry, followed by the latest offerings by the likes of Planet 1999; Honey Harper; Yves Tumor; Megan Thee Stallion; Disq; Yaeji; Swamp Dogg feat. Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis; Soleá Morente; Lil Uzi Vert; Aitch fat. AJ Tracey & Tay Keith; Girlpool; Sharon Van Etten;The Lemon Twigs… plus, in the comeback department, the legendary Jarvis Cocker returns under his new JARV…IS moniker. Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nicolas Jaar Storms The Roundhouse (And Tops The Loop)

Nicolas Jaar was the star of the week as he finished is world tour at the London Roundhouse to rapturous acclaim; sharing with D’Angelo the honours for live sensation of the moment, the Chilean-American electronic wunderkind impressed for his wide-reaching eclecticism on a set that ranged from intimate piano sounds to his reworks of soul classics. One of the highlights was new single, ‘And I Say”, which also features Bruce Willis’ daughter Scout Larue on vocals. It has also climbed to the top of our chart.

The returns of Malian greats Amadou & Mariam in collaboration with Santigold ; St. Etienne and Orbital also in collaboration with another female vocalist, nu-goth star Zola Jesus , are some of the most notable entries; alongside brand new downloads from A$ap Rocky and lo-fi rebel hip-hop female duo THEESatisfaction.

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Nicolas Jaar Brings The (Space) Noise To The Loop

Nicolas Jaar’s acclaimed brand of minimal electronica has risen to the top of our loop with “Keep Me There, one of the standout tracks from his album “Space Is Only Noise”.

PJ Harvey’s latest opus keeps on spawning top tracks. Also new this week are recent efforts by OddFuture’s R&B singer Frank Ocean; arty Brooklyn outfit Gang Gang Dance; Americana legend Lucinda Williams and prolific alt-rock songwriter Kurt Vile.

You can check the loop in full here.

An extended selection of our current favourite tracks can also be heard @ our hype machine page.

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