Look, the past sixteen months have not been good to any of us. If you’re like me, you’re tired of watching every season of Masterchef in order… Just kidding, lol, I love watching it as much as you do. However, Masterchef is always best before and after a load of good music shared with either a group of good friends or a bunch of strangers all going out in the post-pandemic late-night fog.
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As a resident music reporter, serving you, our Loop Magazine reader, it is my job to guide you towards great music in the age of the vaccine. Aware of this, I have gathered together twenty-five songs, or an hour-and-a-half, of music for you to get your post-pandemic pre-games and parties started. All released this year, these are songs that will resonate with and move the company you keep as you transition forward further into a night out worth remembering or a low-key kickback at home.
Gracing this playlist is a mix of popular hits and deep cuts. I did my best to not repeat artists, so you have the chance to explore the ones you like further, but I couldn’t help myself and had to add Future to the list twice – I’m only human.
Without further ado, in no particular order (meaning, feel free to press shuffle), here are the twenty-five best tracks released this year to get your night going: