Iris (아이리스) – Love Game

Played on podcast 519, Love Game by Iris (아이리스) is a disco-funk ballad with a K-pop twist that has become my go-to, feel-good songs of 2020. Sung almost entirely in kawaii-cute Korean, the track uses familiar musical cues – a Nile Rodgers inspired guitars and doe-eyed keys – to remove the language barrier and allowing…



Bad Boy Chiller Crew – 450 (feat. S Dog)

“Bitch I’m a Charva, Grey Goose Parka” 450 by Bad Boy Chiller Crew is a solid gold banger. Released by a bunch of #Lads from Bradford at the tail end of 2019 and played on podcast 515, the exuberant track parties between Dance and Grime like The Streets with Original Pirate Material, but with fewer…


Podcast 539: Featuring Phoebe Bridgers, Denai Moore and Anorak Patch

On this week’s podcast, NME journalist and [edit] radio’s first lady, Jenessa Williams, talks us through an eclectic playlist of her favourite new music releases from the past month. Artist “Track” [Album] Phoebe Bridgers “Savior Complex” [Punisher] Orlando Weeks “None Too Tough” [A Quickening] No Rome – “Hurry Home featuring Beabadoobee & Jay Som” [Single]…




Podcast 536: Simmy, Victoria Monét and Sauti Sol

On this week’s podcast, Kev Lawson, delivers another incredible set of new music from talented artists across the globe. Warning some swearing occurs from the outset of the show. Artist “Track” [Album] Dave “Black” [Psychodrama] Solange “Interlude: Tina Taught Me” [A Seat at the Table] Solange “Don’t Touch My Hair (feat. Sampha)” [A Seat at…


Podcast 535: Featuring the 1975, KennyHoopla and Little Simz

On this week’s podcast, Jenessa Williams talks about the joys of having more time to hunt out new music as she presents another playlist of amazing tracks. Artist “Track” [Album] Everything Everything “Arch Enemy” [Single] KennyHoopla “thinkingoutloud//“ [how will i rest in peace if i’m buried by a highway?//] Little Simz “Might Bang, Might Not”…