Monsoon - Amber Mark

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Monsoon - Amber Mark

We spend a lot of time on this playlist analyzing songs about a certain kind of love. Relationships, heartbreak, marriage — these topics have all produced incredible songs. But today, we're reframing our our perspective on what catching feelings really can mean, thanks to Amber Mark and her track: "Monsoon"…

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My Body - lemin.

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My Body - lemin.

We first saw lemin (pronounced "lemon") perform at a showcase this past summer, where she was one of about a dozen artists, each with 10 minutes to show their stuff. Most artists came out with big outfits, high energy, dance moves, and hype men to get the crowd's energy up. Lemin was different…

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Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur

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Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur

James Arthur's career has been one of very public highs and lows. Arthur first gained international attention for winning The X Factor in 2012, but he didn't have his eyes set on the show until his mom forced him to audition. He had spent the past decade gigging around the UK, trying to break through as a musician with no luck, and found himself too broke to pay his electricity bill…

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Hello – Adele

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Hello – Adele

One of the toughest things to do as an artist is follow up a hit song or album. How do you keep your name top of mind? For most artists, that means releasing a steady stream of new music, jumping at any to guest features, and pushing for consistent media coverage. For Adele, it's meant taking a step back from everything.

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Get It Together - Drake, Black Coffee, Jorja Smith

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Get It Together - Drake, Black Coffee, Jorja Smith

In 1926 famed inventor Nikola Tesla predicted a connected world, where you could reach your friend in another country as easily as you could talk to your neighbour, through "instruments that will fit in a vest pocket." Tesla's vision has been realized through smartphones, personal computing and ubiquitous internet. The impact of these innovations is undoubtedly massive, and music serves as an interesting way to examine them.

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coffee - Miguel

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coffee - Miguel

"Fly, funkadelic, intergalactic-hip-hop-meets-sexy-orgasmic crazy, dope shit". 

That's how Miguel once labeled his music, and honestly, there's probably no better description for our track this week. "Coffee" (originally called "Coffee (Fucking)" was the lead single of the R&B singer's 2015 album, Wildheart.

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Man Down - Shakka ft AlunaGeorge

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Man Down - Shakka ft AlunaGeorge

In Canada right now we're experiencing what we call our "Third Winter". This comes after two separate weeks in February and March (respectively called "Fool's Spring" and "Spring of Deception") where the temperatures usually rise to the double digits, before plunging below zero again. I'm crossing my fingers we won't see snow again, but there's no end in sight for our winter coats, hats and gloves. 

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