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Easy On Me - Adele

speed: 71 bpm

the dj’s take: Song #1 in episode 70:

Not exactly a banger, but we're trying to ride the mythical algorithm into some listens, you know? Although eventually the bass provides a little ghost percussion effect that builds up into the rest of the mix. I'd probably save this for the very beginning or end of a set. Then there's nowhere to go but up in terms of energy, or you're shutting it all down.

Based on my research, 2:25 is a good time to move into the next song - Adele starts getting fancy with the word 'easy,' and you bring in an instrumental intro for whatever's coming up. Positions was a decent choice here because the first few notes are just plucked strings with no drums, so the transition feels like a natural continuation.

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