Frequently asked questions
Because of the amount of time it takes to find out, we're not always able to help with these questions, but if it's obvious to us then we'll let you know.
The tracklisting for each show can be found on the DJ's homepage. Daytime show don't currently archive their tracklistings but you can get an idea of what they've been playing from the playlist page.
There are three ways:
It will go to your local BBC radio station first. Please read all the terms and conditions.
The music uploader is only for artists in the UK, so we can manage the volume of music.
You can also get good advice on the BBC Introducing site if you're a new act.
2. Email the relevant show with a link to hear your music.
Click 'Contact' at the top of all our DJs' pages for their email addresses.
Here are a few tips:
a. Listen to our shows and identify which DJs are most likely to play your
music. Then send your music to the relevant show.
If your music is selected for play the show's production team will get in touch asking for more details, such as a link to an artist photo or packshot.
3. Post a CD to:
The weekday daytime shows on 1Xtra have music selected mainly from the playlist, with other tracks featuring throughout each show. Evening and night time shows are unplaylisted and play anything and everything.
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