The NEXT Playlist

10 tracks the NEXT staff can’t get enough of this month.

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Odie posing outside

Miss Summer

Odie

An airy, head-in-the-clouds ode to summer love.

The Streets singer posing outside

Who's Got the Bag (21st June)

The Streets

Mike Skinner’s latest banger is an ode to the potential lifting of pandemic restrictions in the U.K. on June 21. Mike Skinner’s latest banger is an ode to the potential lifting of pandemic restrictions in the U.K. on June 21.

LOONY posing on a stool

Royal Flush

LOONY (ft. Mick Jenkins)

Scarborough’s LOONY and rapper Mick Jenkins team up for this sumptuous R&B number about playing love with a poker face.

AJ Tracey

Little More Love

AJ Tracey

AJ Tracey’s British cadence imbues this car-windows-down rap track with the right kind of secret sauce.

Robert Adam in white cowboy attire

Let's Do This Again

Robert Adam

A sparkling rhinestone in the country genre, Calgary’s Robert Adam is the queer cowboy songwriter the new frontier needs.

Theo Tams posing in front of orange brick wall

The Feeling (Hate 2 Love)

Theo Tams

Exuberant, smooth pop with a rich R&B vibe, driven by sweet vocals from Alberta-born Theo Tams.

Bleachers singer

Stop Making This Hurt

Bleachers

Hitmaking songwriter/producer Jack Antonoff (Lorde, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift and more) writes one for his own band.

Collage of Garbage bandmates

No Gods No Masters

Garbage

Grunge gods Garbage are back with this politically charged banger.

Illustration of Catdog, Funké & Jyu

waterfall

Catdog (ft. Funké & Jyu)

This summery tune from indie Toronto act Catdog will get you in the post-vaccination spirit.

carolesdaughter singer posing with goth makeup

Trailer Trash

carolesdaughter

The cheeriest song about homelessness, drug use and addiction that you’ll ever listen to!

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The NEXT Playlist: December 2021

These are the 10 tracks the NEXT staff can't get enough of this month.

By NEXT Magazine