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Friday, November 25, 2016

Nothing Without You - The Weeknd

Speed: 55 bpm

Recommended bpm range: 50 bpm to 55 bpm, 55 bpm to 60 bpm

The DJ's Take: Slow, dramatic, brooding - this sounds a little more like The Weeknd we know. Probably best suited for a movie / tv soundtrack, a recorded / streaming mix, or a gig where there isn't pressure to get people out on the dance floor. If you're staying key-compatible in the 50 to 55 bpm range, try mixing with Rise - Katy Perry, Kiss It Better - Rihanna, and Bitch Better Have My Money - Rihanna.

If you're doubling up the pace, you can half-time into tracks like:

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Key and bpm-compatible Spotify playlist

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