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    Top Songs of 2018

    Listen, you know I love music of all genres. But 2018 delivered some of the most delicious ear candy I’ve heard in a long time.  Dance floor inspired bops like “The Middle” and “Havana” were my go-to Friday night songs. While country’s spillover into the pop genre continued with hits from my friends Cassadee Pope and Dan + Shay, proving that they can redefine the genre.  Newcomers MØ, joan, and The Aces were my favorite ‘artists to watch,’ while veteran Ariana Grande bounced back from Sweetener with her biggest track to date.  All 15 of these jams are 2018’s Top Songs of the Year, so slip on your favorite headphones, and reminisce on…

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    Music Monday: Caswell Shares Her Inspiration

    Caswell grew up in Tulse Hill in South London, surrounded by music. Armed with her first microphone at just two years old, she subsequently taught herself the piano and began to formally study music. Drawing from her influencers such as Kate Bush, Jeff Buckley and Nina Simone, to Bjork and Erykah Badu, Caswell has honed herself a signature sound; downtempo electronic soul and pop mixed with a tangible jazz influence. So when Listen! It’s Vetrano asked her to share her playlist of favorite songs and inspiration, it was no surprise that many of those influences showed up on the compilation. The singer also explores many of the facets of her inspiration on…

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    Throwback Thursday: Summer Playlist

    As the storms that rocked our nation in the final stretch of summer begin to clear and the healing begins, cooler temps arrive to remind us that the season is officially coming to an end. If you’re like me, you’re eagerly anticipating the colder, sweater weather. But more than just the PSLs and crisper fall air, the season delivers fresh new albums from many anchoring artists in music. The ladies are set to rule the fall season this year with releases from Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Camila Cabello, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, P!nk, Shania Twain and more set to drop before the holiday season arrives. But before we usher in…

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    Sunday Funday Playlist: Catching “Feels”

    When Sunday morning rolls around, there’s usually only one thing that gets me out of bed. Brunch! And if you’re anything like me, you need the perfect brunch atmosphere to kick off your last day of the weekend. Typically a patio (weather dependent), a refreshing morning cocktail and the right music to fit the mood. Luckily, I have you covered on that last one. I have compiled a Sunday Funday playlist that will be the perfect companion as you sip mimosas, chat about the weekend’s gossip and pretend Monday isn’t right around the corner. No Sunday Funday would be complete without cameos from your favorite pop divas and pounding dance floor…

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    Trick-Or-Treat: Spotify’s Halloween Playlist

    Hey my lovelies! It’s that time of year when the ghosts and goblins take to the streets and people have a real excuse to look horrifying. That’s right, it’s Halloween! Whether you’re in for the night (dodging trick-or-treaters) or preparing for a big night out on the town, you can’t avoid this in-your-face holiday. So as the old saying goes, “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.” To help you get in the spirit of things, Spotify has compiled this playlist of tasty Halloween styled treats for your musical tastebuds. Featuring some of your favorite Halloween-inspired tunes — yes, they exist — this playlist is the perfect Halloween party soundtrack, or…