"Where extraordinary music plays" (Updated July 2018)   public [subscription 501238]
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An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
 
The best of Radcliffe and Maconie; Intelligent music, conversation and a variety of guests. From BBC 6 Music
 
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Lauren Laverne
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A journey through the finest bits of Lauren’s weekday morning show from BBC 6 Music. A cast of colourful characters, epic tunes and genuinely great guests awaits.
 
In honour of one of Britain's most iconic broadcasters, 6 Music presents this annual discussion on music and music-related media.
 
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It was just Mark on the show this week. He was joined by Alex Paterson and Youth of The Orb who talked about the early days of the group.Wayne Kramer of MC5 popped into the show and talked about the difficulties of being part of such a creative force.Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale spoke about their love of masks.And there was a bran ...…
 
Mark and Stuart speak to Caitlin Moran about her new book How To Be Famous. She laments about a lack of positive role models for both men and women. Later on she reveals the killer question she asked Paul McCartney... unfortunately, it didn't go down very well.Comedian Rob Brydon stars in a new movie Swimming With Men which is about a middle-ag ...…
 
An hour of top tunes from LAURÉ, COLOUR ME WEDNESDAY, ITOLDYOUIWOULDEATYOU, KAL LAVELLE, QUEEN ZEE, PLAYING HOUSE, KERRY JK, CHARLES, BANG BANG ROMEO, MARQUES MONROE, SORRY, VELVOIR, GEM ANDREWS, SAMUEL EVANSON, BIG THING, HUSK, ONE DA and BLÓM , handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
 
Prolific producer and musician Paul White brings his sister (the talented Sarah Williams White) to the 6 Music Live Room.Helen O'Hara has Robocop news and reviews Mission: Impossible and Incredibles 2.And the best-selling, multi-award-winning author Patrick Ness talks about monsters, whilst not holding back with his writing tips.…
 
An hour of top tunes from MARSICANS, AMAHLA, WALL SUN SUN, PRXSHH, ASBO DEREK, ROE, SAM EAGLE, TALK LIKE TIGERS, ED THE DOG, FENNE LILY, VICTORY KICKS, DAVID GOTSOUND, HARMONIC OVERDRIVE, THE HUBBARDS, HOT POCKET , HUNT US and THE DEATH PARTICLE, handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
 
Lauren is joined by actor and comedian Simon Pegg, who talks about the new Mission:Impossible film, being a 6 Music listener, how to casually discuss Jaws with Steven Spielberg and, of course, zombies.Also this week, Chris Hewitt of Empire magazine joined us for Friday Film Club with news of Idris Elba in a Fast and Furious spin-off; and more f ...…
 
David Byrne on American Utopia, Gaz Coombes, and Will Gregory & Adrian Utley.
 
An hour of top tunes from Hakara, The Flying Sofas, Alphabet Backwards, Eliza Shaddad, N.E. Dons, Bud Sugar, Drones Club, Charlotte Carpenter, The Moods, Gaffa Tape Sandy, Moletrap, Tinx, Mike Wyatt, Cloud, Jerry Williams, Roman Lewis and Gorillabrain handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
 
Lauren chats to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, while Nine Inch Nails are in town for two huge gigs. And we finish the week Tyneside, for the Great Exhibition of the North. Here, we catch up with self-confessed "maximalist" Róisín Murphy, and we have a live preview of a brand new collaboration between Maximo Park's Paul Smith and Rachel Unthank.…
 
Mark and Stu chat to Sarah Nixey and Luke Haines of Black Box Recorder about how the band originally got together. Tanya Donelly and Gail Greenwood of Belly let the chaps know that they've never really been away. The second series of wrestling comedy Glow is up online and star Kate Nash joined them to talk about how wrestling training has chang ...…
 
Mark chats to Emily Cross and Jonathan Meiburg of Loma, Wilko Johnson about his new album Blow Your Mind and St. Vincent tells him about the changing face of New York. Plus hear a fascinating chat with a Chain caller who researches and makes food for period films.
 
An hour of top tunes from Orchid Collective, Anti-Dim Outfit, Apple Of My Eye, Issimo, RXC, Horrible Dolphins, Martha Hill, Organised Scum, Sugar Coat, Mann Elfer, Lail Arad & JF Robitaille, Needshes, Madi, Emerger, Austel, Slamboree and Will Samson handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
 
Lauren was joined in the BBC Radio 6 Music Live Room by Boy Azooga, aka Davey Newington. He talked about his love for William Onyeabor and played tunes from his brilliantly named debut, '1, 2 Kung Fu!'. Also this week, Helen O’Hara joined us for Friday Film Club with news of Will Ferrell’s Eurovision project; and an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s t ...…
 
Kenney Jones of The Small Faces, The Faces and The Who talks to Mark and Stuart about when Rod Stewart went solo. John Foxx joins them to chat about the deluxe reissue of his 1980 classic Metamatic. Angelique Kidjo enthuses about her version of Talking Heads' album Remain In Light. There's also coverage of Matabeleland's first ever competitive ...…
 
BBC Music's Biggest Weekend in Belfast with Beck, Manics, Ash, Neneh Cherry, and Lykke Li
 
An hour of top tunes from SHYER, YOUTH OF THE APOCALYPSE, KIRSTY MERRYN, MELLAH, STEVEN LAS VEGAS , YUN SEN, ME FOR QUEEN, SICLY, THE FERNWEH, E'SPANIEL, LEGPUPPY, FAODAIL, PENGSHUi, ANNA AARON, BADGER and BRAND NEW MOON, handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.
 
We look back on what's been a very busy week for the show, including chats with Johnny Marr, Rostam and Matthew Herbert. Chris Hewitt also drops by for another edition of our Friday Film Club.
 
Beck, Bridget Christie, Colin Newman of Wire, and James all joined Mark this week.
 
Lauren chats to Charlotte Church about the night she has curated for Cardiff's Festival of Voice - Utopia, and plays some of her Desert Island Disco selections. Also, Gruff Rhys and Khruangbin drop by to talk about their latest musical projects and perform some tracks.
 
At the end of a short week, we look back at LUMP's session, as well as their chat with Lauren. Plus, the Friday Film Club reconvenes, as our film critic Chris Hewitt discusses the latest news and reviews from the world of cinema.
 
This week's podcast is all about BBC Music's Biggest Weekend in Belfast. We look back at some of the best bits from Lauren's BBC Radio 6 Music shows across the Biggest Weekend, including chats with Beck, Young Fathers, The Breeders, Courtney Barnett and Little Dragon. There's also two amazing Desert Island Disco sets from David Holmes and Goldie.…
 
The Vaccines, Let's Eat Grandma, The Turbans, and James King
 
Brett Anderson, John Carter Cash, Palace Winter, and Dream Wife
 
Thurston Moore, Gary Brooker of Procol Harum, The Rezillos, and Field Music
 
Alicia Vikander, Martin Freeman, Scroobius Pip, Guz Khan, Superorganism, & John Bramwell
 
First Aid Kit, Benjamin Zephaniah, Moby, and Ian Marchant joined Mark this week.
 
Lloyd Cole, Alvvays, Baxter Dury, Clare Grogan of Altered Images, and comedian Paul Sinha
 
Manic Street Preachers, Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, Mark Everett of Eels, and LA Salami
 
MGMT, Martin Carr of The Boo Radleys, Nightmares on Wax, and comedian Ellie Taylor.
 
Hannah Peel, J Willgoose Esq, Captain Sensible of The Damned & Mike Reid's Runaround
 
This week's episode includes a tribute to the late Mark E Smith of The Fall
 
Andy & Steve of Ride, Nigel Planer of Bad News & The Young Ones, & a trip to Biscuit Town
 
Ian of The Go! Team, David and Jimmy of Django Django, and Julia Davis & Mercedes Grower
 
Richard Jobson of The Skids, and Martin Duffy & Steve Mason of Alien Stadium
 
Jodie Foster, Midge Ure, and Dan Schrieber & James Harkin of No Such Thing As a Fish
 
Tricky, David Bramwell & Jo Keeling of The Mysterium, necklines and surreal straplines
 
Joe Lycett, Aaron Sorkin, Confidence Man, and The Unthanks, and pork scratchings-gate
 
Robert Plan, Neil Hannon, The Charlatans, and the most important bird in pop...The Loon.
 
Mark & Stuart joined by comedians Nish Kumar and Matt Berry, and Atlanta band Algiers
 
Scottish tribute bands, Thundercat, Rostam, REM, Weaves, and Shed 7 all feature this week
 
A week of guests from the world of Science / Maths / Technology - plus Chain 7000!
 
Stuart with Kamasi Washington, Adam Hodson of Warm Digits, DJ Yoda, and Pauline Murray
 
Philip Selway, Andy Serkis, Little Dragon, Joel Morris & Jason Hazeley joined Stuart.
 
Eno Williams, Comedian Greg Davies, Armando Iannucci, and explorer Erling Kagge & more
 
With Harry Hill, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dweezil Zappa, Roisin Conaty, Gary Numan and more!
 
Billy Corgan, DJ Shadow, and Matt Lucas joined Mark. Hot topic of this pod - showing off.
 
Chris Amoo of The Real Thing, Allie Esiri, and poet John Cooper Clarke
 
Foghat Friday was established, PLUS Brix Smith, Bruce Parry, and Marc Almond.
 
Mark & Stuart are joined by Blondie, comedian Jack Dee, Andy Partrdige & Mark Fisher
 
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