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Sara Quin (of Tegan & Sara) Shares Her Road Trip Playlist

The Hot List 2016
Benedict Evans

The singer-songwriter chooses her current favorite tracks by fellow Canadians.

Courtesy of Pamela Littky.

"You're the One" Kaytranada (feat. Syd)
"This electronic record is one of my top albums of the year. This song specifically -- and Syd's voice -- feels melancholy and haunting."

"Slipping Away" DIANA
"There is something both modern and nostalgic about this song. I find it really easy to put on repeat."

"The Hollow Sound of the Morning Chimes" TOPS
"It's slightly retro but surprisingly affecting and addictive."

"Let Me Out" Sean Nicholas Savage
"It reminds me a bit of Peter Gabriel or something that wouldn't have been out of place on an '80s film soundtrack."

"Begin Again" (HEALTH Remix) Purity Ring
"They're really leading the pack on production. I love the fresh sounds."

"Hungry" White Lung
"I think this band is one of our country's best, with ridiculously strong vocals. They are so unafraid of their strength."

"Miniskirt" Braids
"I love a song that can be a power punch of politics while remaining still smooth and meditative."

"Sila" A Tribe Called Red (feat. Tanya Tagaq)
"I can't think of anything that sounds like this track. It's insane and fierce!"

"My Love" (Remix) Majid Jordan (feat. Drake)
"So hip it hurts."

"Warm Blood" Carly Rae Jepsen
"E.MO.TION was a really solid album, but I found myself gravitating back to this track with production by Rostam. It's eerie but slick.

"Anxiety" Preoccupations
"It's a little opaque at first, but the melodies and words sink in hard after a few listens."

"Eraser" METZ
"This brings me back to my punk rock days; I can imagine having my ears ripped up by hearing this song live."

"VV Violence" Jessy Lanza
"I can't get enough of this one. It's bouncy and odd. The melodies are really strong, and I like the short phrasings -- they're almost spoken-word."

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