Outerloop’s Latest Post-Punk Anthem “huracán” Burns With Rage and Angst
Outerloop is a post-punk rock band known for their explosive live performances and creative compositions, led by powerful vocalist Taisha Estrada. The band has captivated crowds in Washington D.C. at venues such as Fort Reno and Comet Ping Pong, extending their influence beyond Maryland and Virginia. Their submission to NPR Music’s 2022 Tiny Desk Contest was praised as “an uptempo track that would easily entertain a music festival crowd” (DCist). The band’s video landed them an in-studio interview with WAMU as well as a spot on the Tiny Desk On the Road tour, where they performed with contest winners Alisa Amador and Neffy at Songbyrd Music House.
Outerloop’s latest release, “huracán,” is a sonic force to be reckoned with. Staying true to its title, which translates to hurricane, the song unleashes palpable and vibrant energy, creating an immersive experience that invites headbanging. Yet, beneath the musical intensity lies an undercurrent of anger and frustration, impossible to ignore. The lyrics delve into pressing societal issues, focusing on themes of governmental ignorance and oppression.
The music is powered by tremendous electric guitar work that goes through so many variations, all while maintaining the energy while being accompanied by crisp, commanding beats. The powerful and magnetic female vocal delivery by Taisha has to be the showstopper! Taisha maintains an uncompromising vigor throughout the song. “huracán” by Outerloop is a must-listen track for fans of post-punk that not only hooks with its musical proficiency but also resonates with its social message.