Listen to a selection of our favourite tunes and test tracks on our Spotify, Qobuz and Tidal playlists for 2017, updated every month with new tracks.

If you want an idea of what we've been listening to over the last month or so, then check out our What Hi-Fi? playlist on Spotifyon Tidal and now also on QobuzSubscribe to the playlists and you'll never miss an update...

It's a sample of some of the tunes we've been using to test with and generally enjoying, all wrapped up neatly in a playlist on your favourite streaming service. It's updated every time a new issue goes on sale.

This month we've judicious selections from the likes of J.J. Cale, Cypress Hill,  Squarepusher and Drake on a 20-song playlist that clocks in at just short of 90 minutes. So no matter if you fancy a 9 minute-plus wig-out with Head High or a hectic 2 minutes 25 seconds in the genial company of The Housemartins, we have you covered. 

To listen to the playlists, make sure you have SpotifyTidal or Qobuz installed and then click on the links below to load-up the playlist.  Got your own recommendations? Let us know in the comments below. Enjoy!

LISTEN: What Hi-Fi? Spotify playlist 2017

LISTEN: What Hi-Fi? Tidal playlist May 2017

LISTEN: What Hi-Fi? Qobuz playlist May 2017

Want more recommendations, plus movie and music news and reviews? You can follow the What Hi-Fi? Playlist Twitter account.

The May 2017 issue, on sale now, is packed with invaluable buying advice, with tests on powered stereo speakers, 4K Blu-ray players, the definitive word on Tidal Masters plus plenty more besides.

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