The new mixtape from the Weeknd

Last night (December 20), Toronto's current musical sensation, The Weeknd, released his new mixtape, Echoes of Silence, the third and final mixtape in his Balloons trilogy. The Canadian crooner's previous projects, House of

Undeniably and unequivocally, this year in music belonged to Toronto avant R&B musician Abel Tesfaye, known more famously as The Weeknd. With just two highly-lauded mixtapes, the year-end list-topping House of

melancholy Severant, by Kuedo (né Jamie Teasdale), which at points suggests Vangelis' Blade Runner score remixed for some moody Atlanta strip club. The kind of club where you might find Drake, Frank Ocean, or The Weeknd, come to think of it.

melancholy Severant, by Kuedo (né Jamie Teasdale), which at points suggests Vangelis' Blade Runner score remixed for some moody Atlanta strip club. The kind of club where you might find Drake, Frank Ocean, or The Weeknd, come to think of it.

The Weeknd and F—ed Up also came in second and third on Spinner's own list, while the Weeknd, Drake and Vancouver-based Destroyer cracked Pitchfork's Top 10. (Plus, number one pick Bon Iver nearly counts since Justin Vernon is dating alt-country