12 tracks curated by the season’s up-and-coming acts
In October, Max released her breakout dance floor anthem “Sweet But Psycho.” The track became an instant streaming success, netting over 42 million listens in less than a month. Max, the Wisconsin-born, Virginia-raised daughter of Albanian immigrants, moved to Los Angeles to try her luck after getting inspired by her mother, an opera singer. The gamble seems to have worked: The singer recently signed with the manager behind Harry Styles.
Her fall playlist: “I’m currently listening to any song that makes me feel warm and cozy,” she says, pointing out the likes of Billy Joel and Beyoncé.
Saweetie first caught the attention of fans on her Instagram (1.4 million followers and counting) thanks to her sharp freestyles, one of which turned into viral track “Icy Girl.” Since then she’s continued to gain popularity thanks to a variety of self-made videos, including “High Maintenance,” a rap she shot in her kitchen that would later become the title track of her debut major label EP.
Her fall playlist: “I like songs that make me want to have a good time and get my energy up when I work out,” she explains of her playlist choices, which include tracks from Ella Mai and Kodak Black.
His fall playlist: "When the weather gets chilly I love listening to ‘Snow’ by the Red Hot Chili Peppers,” explains Benjamin, who’s also been spinning The Neighbourhood and The Verve so far this season.