The NEXT Playlist: Feb/March 2022

10 Tracks The NEXT Staff Can’t Get Enough Of

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Busty and the Bass


Busty and the Bass and Cadence Weapon

Rapper Cadence Weapon continues his winning streak with this upbeat collab. with Montreal brass masters Busty and The Bass.

Dora Jar

Scab Song

Dora Jar

Magical, elven vibes float through catchy experimental pop from this L.A. up-and-comer.

Hope Tala

Party Sickness

Hope Tala

The R&B-Bossa nova queen makes one for “that girl” at the party.

Michael Malcolm

Save Me

Michael Malcolm and Black Gatsby

Toronto and L.A. meet in this electronic 21st century spin on roaring ’20s swing.




This Toronto-born, soon-to-be star purrs over boisterous beats about non-monogamy.

Annie Blackman press photo


Annie Blackman 

Cerebral, stream-of-consciousness indie that encapsulates early-20s neuroses like few tracks before it.

PUP's album cover for Waiting.

Robot Writes A Love Song


Toronto punk-rockers deliver deceptively earnest storytelling and screamable choruses over irresistible riffs.



Saib and FloFilz 

Moroccan producer Saib collabs with German producer FloFilz to drop urban vibes with record scratches and old-school sounds.

Wet Leg

Oh No

Wet Leg

We can’t wait for the April release of the full album to hear even more feel-good anthems from these British soon-to-be indie superstars.


Can You Feel It Now


Passionate and powerful track from a rising Toronto rap star.

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