Today’s musical selection features the British Alfie Templeman , who brings a single from his next album as well as the band from Los Angeles, Wallows , who shared the song Especially You , and the New Zealander BENEE dropped the single Beach Boy . In addition, Flume gives us the video of his single Say Nothing ; We ‘ll hear two previously unreleased Juice WRLD songs , and The Linda Lindas do a live performance of their latest song. Let’s get started!

1. Alfie Templeman, Broken


Alfie Templeman has a new album on the way: it’s called Mellow Moon and it will be released on May 27 through Chess Club/AWAL. Along with the news, Alfie brings the new song Broken with a video directed by Jack Turner , and about which he talks a little more in a statement: “It’s a bit of an anthem for people my age, all the wobbles of being a adolescent and discover himself. Try to realize that analyzing yourself is an important part of growing up.”

2. Wallows, Especially You


Wallows have a new album on the way: Dylan Minnette and company have shared details of their upcoming sophomore studio album, Tell Me That It’s Over, due out March 25, and to celebrate, they’ve dropped the album’s final track, Especially You . , and your video. “It’s about when you’re in the early stages of a relationship and you worry so much that the other person will change their mind at some point,” Minnette said in a statement about the song’s meaning. “It’s about stressing over the smallest things for no reason, but he’s definitely aware of the fact that I’m doing all of this to myself.”

3. BENEE, Beach Boy


BENEE had a great 2020 with her album Hey U X, and now she is preparing to release more new music. This time, it’s an EP called Lychee that will be released on March 4th. Today he advances production with Beach Boy , an indie-pop song. BENEE says of the song: “ Beach Boy is pure fantasy, set in Los Angeles. Try to be happy alone, but wanting some love; wanting the thrill without the pain. I think it’s perfect for driving down the highway with the top down :)”.

4. Flume + MAY-A, Say Nothing


Australian producer Flume today announced the details of his new album Palaces , which will be officially released on May 20 through Transgressive and Future Classic, and of which today we hear the new song Say Nothing , which features guest vocals from MAYA. The album will feature a number of guest vocalists, including Caroline Polachek, Damon Albarn, Oklou, Kučka and Virgin Mary. Speaking of the single, Flumeexplained, “This song is about post-relationship feelings of clarity. We wrote the song in the middle of 2020, when the pandemic was still quite new. I was very excited about the initial idea, but only once I got back to Australia in early 2021 and hooked up in the studio with MAY-A did the song really come to life.”

5. Juice WRLD, Go Hard 2.0 + Cigarettes


Today we get a couple of unreleased tracks from Juice WRLD : Go Hard 2.0 and Cigarettes below. The songs were released in conjunction with the “complete edit” reissue of the rapper’s posthumous second album, Fighting Demons , which was originally released in December. The first track lands with a video directed by Steve Cannon , while the second features an anime-inspired audiovisual.

6. The Linda Lindas, Growing Up


Punk teens The Linda Lindas are growing up so fast they’re already performing on American late-night TV: To promote their just-announced debut album, the Los Angeles quartet performed the theme song on last night’s episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden. . The Growing Up album arrives April 8 via Epitaph Records, and includes the singles Oh! and Nino, previously released.

7. Jack Kays + Travis Barker, Dirty Money


The music of the American Jack Kays combines the catharsis of punk and emo with acoustic folk and occasional detours towards cloud rap. After a handful of independent releases, the Ohio native found viral success, and last year he released his debut album, Mixed Emotions, as well as a collaborative EP with Travis Barker called My Favorite Nightmares. He recently premiered the clip of the Dirty Money theme taken from this production, directed by John Buchanan.