Dirty Loops: Top 40 Songs With a Jazz Flavor

Similar to my previous post on 2Cellos, Dirty Loops are a band that gained alot of popularity through word of mouth of their YouTube videos. The trio take popular modern songs and add their on jazz/funk element onto it.  The Swedish band consists of a keys player and vocalist, a 6 string bass player who plays the most unusual bass lines for the song they cover, and a drummer.

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They are currently signed to a management deal with Swedish producer, Andreas Carlsson.  “The group’s videos have now garnered a total of 19 million YouTube views to date, and their first original single, “Hit Me,” has just entered theTop 10 in Japan” as per their website.

They have a very raw image, with all their pictures and video  and even the website mostly in black and white.

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Here are some of their more popular songs

Dirty Loops have toured Asia and now are currently in the process of touring Europe. There are several cover bands with a large following on YouTube. A famous example is Boyce Avenue who have done several covers of famous songs. The try to completely replicate the song acoustically. However Dirty Loops takes away that conventionality and adds a flavor of their own.

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Hear Boyce Avenue’s version of Adele’s Rolling in the Deep…

Now hear Dirty Loops’ version of the same song that they are well known for.

Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

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