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Podcast 623 | Featuring Porridge Radio, Wednesday and Pearly

On this week’s podcast, our founder and editor, Kev Lawson reveals his favourite song of 2022 so far, talks about the virtues of post-millennial artists and hypes two of his local bands. Artist “Track” [Album] NewDad “Banshee” [Banshee-EP] The Beths “The Real Thing” [Single] Porridge Radio “Back To the Radio” [Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To…


Podcast 607 | Featuring L’Objectif, Adele & aespa

Fresh off the back of live At Leeds 2021, Jenessa Williams shares her favourite new discoveries from the festival as well as the return of some musical heavyweights. Artist “Track” [Album] Eades “Reno” [Single] Willow Kayne “Two Seater” [Single] Adele “Easy On Me” [30] aespa “savage” [savage] James Blake “Coming Back featuring SZA” [Friends That…




Podcast 581 | Featuring Little Simz, Aziya and Rachel Chinouriri

On this week’s podcast, Guardian critic Jenessa Williams talks about the value of musical nostalgia and teenage fandoms while introducing you to her favourite tracks of the past few weeks. Artist “Track” [Album] Little Simz “Introvert” [Single] Rachel Chinouriri “Through The Eye” [Four° In Winter] Biig Piig “Lavender” [The Sky Is Bleeding – EP] Tirzah…


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]…