The NEXT Playlist: Winter 2022

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

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Hemlocke Springs

Weird, manic electro-pop that won’t get out of your head.

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Gi Dem

Omega Mighty

A bad gal Dancehall track accompanied by a soft instrumental melody.

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Waste My Time

New Friends

A bouncy earworm that really gets you moving from rising London, ON, popmeisters.

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Noah Kahan

For those long summer evening walks with good company.

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Head Space Freestyle

4Korners and Temia

Traditional Grime beat assassinated by British-Canadian rapper Temia.

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Gracefully shares a toxic on-and-off again relationship over subtle sounds of amapiano.

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Calgary rapper’s lo-fi single with a humming bass about the simplest gesture of acknowledgment.

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Buzzy, high-energy alt-rock that dissects our lives in a digital age.

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Where I Go

NXWORRIES FT. H.E.R., Anderson. Paak

Lucious vocals and smooth, laidback production is the collaboration we needed

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Lift Me Up


Riri is back with an emotional and enduring track for the soundtrack of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

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