The NEXT Playlist: June 2022

10 tracks the NEXT staff can’t get enough of in June 2022

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All Comes Crashing


A dark, electro-dance banger with an explosive chorus.

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Kind of Girl


This brooding folk-pop track sounds like Alanis or Sheryl at their ’90s-era best.

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Patrick Bateman


Toronto’s Moscow Apartment has a new name vethemswlves, but this indie pop duo continues to skewer misogyny.

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Inglewood-based singer channels the spirit of legendary R&B artist D’Angelo with sensual, seductive vocals.

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Selfish Soul

Sudan Archives

A soulful, singsong-y track that’s perfect for a chaotic summer day.

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My Kink Is Karma

Chappell Roan

Theatrical alt-pop for the internet age.

Sofie Royer

Schweden Espresso

Sofie Royer

California-born, Vienna-based artist’s emotional and contemplative ballad offers baroque, Queen-inspired pop.

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Plan B

Megan Thee Stallion

Another beat-rich anthem from MTS about women not taking any shit.

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Straight-ahead, rock, roadtrip track from Niagara’s Foolproof. Plays NXNE June 17, Bovine.

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Nonso Amadi

Toronto-based, Nigerian-born afro-beat producer and soul singer’s easy, infectious groove.

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