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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]…



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]…