Jenessa Williams


Podcast 568 | Featuring Saweetie, Alex Amor and Orla Gartland

On her first podcast of the year, Jenessa Williams chats love languages, gateway boybands and the importance of a well-selected sample via tracks from the hippest jazz, RnB and alternative artists of the month Artist “Track” [Album] Saweetie “Best Friend (feat. Doja Cat)” [Single] Kara Marni “Trippin” [Single] Monjola “Feels Right” [Single] Why Don’t We…


[edit] radio recollection mix 2020

Selected by our founder Kev Lawson and, Guardian journalist, Jenessa Williams, we present this year’s [edit] radio recollection mix – more than 15 hours of new music from 2020 for you to enjoy! After a year in which it’s been easy to feel isolated from the people, places and activities we love, it is our…


Podcast 561 | Featuring Ariana Grande, McFly and Little Mix

On her last podcast of 2020, Jenessa Williams – music writer for the Guardian – plays a selection of her favourite new tracks from the past few weeks. Artist “Track” McFly “You’re Not Special” [Young Dumb Thrills] JGrrey “Ain’t So” [Single] Ariana Grande “Positions” [Positions] Little Mix “Rendezvous” [Confetti] RADA “Burn One’ [Single] Oscar #Worldpeace…


Podcast 557 | Featuring BLACKSTARKIDS, Jean Dawson and Priya Ragu

On this week’s podcast, Jenessa Williams sets her sights on the bright new music stars heading our way in 2021. Artist “Track” [Album] BLACKSTARKIDS “BRITNEY BITCH” [Single] Hope Tala “Lovestained” [Sensitive Soul EP] Priya Ragu “Good Love 2.0” [Single] Kynsy “Happiness Isn’t A Fixed State” [Single] Pretty Sick “Allen Street” [Single] Talkboy “Stupid Luck” [Single]…


Podcast 552 | Featuring Matilda Mann, Yard Act and NewDad

On this week’s podcast, NME and Guardian writer Jenessa Williams talks about the Mercury Music Prize, the return of some old musical flames and shares her new favourite bands. Artist “Track” [Album] Yellow Days “Keep Yourself Alive” [A Day In a Yellow Beat] Shamir “Running” [Shamir] Slowthai “feel away(feat. James Blake & Mount Kimbie” [Single]…


Podcast 548 | Featuring Headie One, BIBI and TRAAMS

On this week’s podcast, Jenessa Williams whinges about her lack of a summer holiday and attempts to make up for it with a selection of new music tracks that bring the sunshine. Artist “Track” [Album] Babeheaven “November” [Circles EP] Glass Animals “Hot Sugar” [Dreamland] Headie One “Ain’t It Different feat. AJ Tracey & Stormzy” [Single]…


Podcast 544: Featuring Beabadoobee, Taylor Swift and Alfie Templeman

On this week’s podcast, NME and Guardian music journalist, Jenessa Williams, talk you through her favourite tracks from the past month with another hand-curated new-music podcast. Artist “Track” [Album] Taylor Swift “peace” [Folklore] Gracie Abrams “21” [Minor EP] Zara Larsson “Love Me Land” [Single] Lianne La Havas “Seven Times” [Lianne La Havas] Bree Runway “Gucci…


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 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”…


Podcast 526: Featuring Orlando Weeks, Phoebe Bridgers and Yaeji

In these troubled times, we’re proud to present podcast 526. Hosted by Jenessa Williams, who has pulled together an hours worth of amazing new-music to distract you all from the madness of the outside world. Artist “Track” [Album] Phoebe Bridgers “Garden Song” [Single] Yaeji “WAKING UP DOWN” [Single] Four Tet “Baby” [Sixteen Oceans] Arlo Parks…