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Loop Reveal First Album In 32 Years, 'Sonancy'
Christian Eede , November 19th, 2021 17:41

They've also shared lead track 'Halo'

Loop have shared details of their first album in 32 years, titled Sonancy.

Out in March, the album marks the first music to emerge from the group, led by Robert Hampson, since 2015, when they released the Array EP. The group reunited in 2013 for a series of live shows having laid dormant since the release of 1990's A Gilded Eternity. You can listen to Sonancy's lead track, 'Halo', above.

"My motto has always been 'Forward' and I always try to do something new with each record," said Hampson in a statement about the new album. "I always try to push different influences in there. Specifically for this record, I wanted to counter the idea of the Array EP, on which all the tracks were longer and drawn out. They still had the motorik element of bands like Neu! and Can, but Loop have always had that. With Sonancy, I also wanted to take a post-punk sound, spin it on its head and mix it with a psych influence. A total gumbo. Which has always been Loop, this mash-up of spicy rhythms."

Cooking Vinyl will release Sonancy on March 11, 2021.