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About BBC Radio 6 Music

Listen online to the internet radio of BBC Radio 6 Music live, which is the most listened to radio in the competition of the only digitally distributed radios with more than 2.5 million weekly listeners in the UK. Almost every alternative and indie music lover can find his account in the musical palette, because the station compiles its musical line-up mainly from the past 40 years to the present. Sometimes it steps back further in time, and brings some pieces from the 60s, and 70s too. Primarily alternative and indie fill up the musical repertoire, but also pop, rock, trip-hop, electronica, dance, indie pop and iconic rock diversify the palette, furthermore live concerts are also broadcasted. The radio broadcasts the year after year growing 6 Music Festival live, which is BBC’s official music festival in the United Kingdom.
BBC Radio 6 Music morning programme doesn't have the generally used "Breakfast" word in its name, but it has the expected good mooded and dynamic characteristics to rev up the atmosphere. On weekdays from 7:30am to 10:30am Lauren Laverne leads the morning block with diverse content, from music news to talks, and occasionally scientific and poetic topics are also discussed with various guests.

BBC Radio 6 Music 's slogan: "The place for the best Alternative Music"

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DigitalTV: Freeview: Channel 707, Freesat: Channel 707, Sky: Channel 0120, Virgin: Channel 909
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News about BBC Radio 6 Music

Craig Charles to replace Shaun Keaveny at BBC Radio 6 Music
Schedule changes coming to 6 Music this September include Craig Charles replacing Shaun Keaveny on the afternoon shift. Shaun announced in June 2021 that he was leaving the network after 14 years. Craig will host the show from Salford in addition to his weekend shows on 6 Music and BBC Radio 2...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 21.07.2021
More syndicated programmes for BBC Radio this Christmas
The official launch of Christmas at BBC network radio will take place on Tuesday 1st December when Radio 1, Radio 1 Dance, 1Xtra, Asian Network, Radio 2 and 6 Music come together for a syndicated show. The BBC Radio Christmas House Party will see the six services come together to launch their festive celebrations at 5pm. And BBC local radio stations will be handing over their local frequencies for more networked shows than usual over Christmas with only seven hours of local output on Christmas Day as all 39 stations take the same shows before 7am and after 2pm. Between Christmas and New Year, local stations will also syndicate from 6pm till 6am with Nana Akua from 6pm and Jim Davis from 10pm...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 30.11.2020
Cillian Murphy returns to BBC Radio 6 Music
Cillian Murphy is back at 6 Music to host a new 12 part series called Cillian Murphy’s Limited Edition. The series of two-hour programmes launches on Monday 19 October on 6 Music (12am-2am) and sees Cillian curate his own nocturnal playlist, made for after midnight. The programmes will feature a personal selection by Cillian of music both old and new, with genres ranging from afrobeat to electronica, jazz, spoken word and poetry and featuring iconic artists including Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, David Bowie and many more. At the end of each episode listeners will be able to listen immediately to the next programme, which will be available on BBC Sounds ahead of being broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music the following Monday...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 12.10.2020
Samantha Moy appointed 6 Music Head of Station
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04:00 - 6 Music Artist in Residence
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07:00 - Radcliffe and Maconie
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10:00 - The Huey Show
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13:00 - Jamz Supernova on 6
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With an uplifting array of alternative RnB, global club sounds and leftfield electronica.
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15:00 - Gilles Peterson
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21:00 - The Blessed Madonna
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22:00 - The Blessed Madonna
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