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  1. Vote for the greatest song in 6 Music's history

    Monday 7 January 2013, 16:30

    From guest writer Gary Bales, editor of BBC Radio 6 Music

    Hello there.

    Since the launch of 6 Music on March 11th, 2002, our brilliant presenters have played nigh on a million records into your ears (seriously....based on an average of 240 tracks a day we are nearly at a million... maybe even over...

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  2. Ghosts of past and future - The week in BBC Music

    Wednesday 28 November 2012, 10:25

    This week

    Tuesday night was the last episode of Later... Live with Jools Holland to be filmed in the BBC's venerable Television Centre, due to be vacated at some unspecified point early in the new year. There was emotion in the air as Jools took the audience through their paces; before...

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  3. Vinyl memories - The week in BBC Music

    Tuesday 20 November 2012, 10:56

    Catch up

    You've got a bit less than a week left to watch Sound It Out, a strangely moving documentary on BBC Four about vinyl record shops in the UK and the kind of person to whom they're important. It's less a retelling of the Nick Hornby-esque list-making nerd mentality...

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  4. Stars and charts - The week in BBC Music

    Tuesday 13 November 2012, 00:08

    Catch up

    This week 1Xtra Live takes to the stage in four cities across the UK. Kendrick Lamar, Trey Songz, Angel, WizKid, and Tulisa played in Brixton on Monday, and Tuesday Rita Ora, Misha B, Wiley, DJ Fresh and Daley lit up Manchester. It doesn't stop there - there are...

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  5. Pop & plaudits - The week in BBC Music

    Monday 5 November 2012, 11:43

    What you haven't missed yet

    Bob Harris was at the Country Music Association Awards last week and he caught up with Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood and more Nashville royalty backstage, which you can hear along with highlights of the main awards of the evening. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert...

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  6. Stars and charts - The week in BBC Music

    Tuesday 13 November 2012, 00:08

    Catch up

    This week 1Xtra Live takes to the stage in four cities across the UK. Kendrick Lamar, Trey Songz, Angel, WizKid, and Tulisa played in Brixton on Monday, and Tuesday Rita Ora, Misha B, Wiley, DJ Fresh and Daley lit up Manchester. It doesn't stop there - there are...

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  7. Psych, folk & pianos - This week in BBC Music

    Thursday 18 October 2012, 17:17

    This week

    AlunaGeorge were in the Live Lounge for Trevor Nelson doing Your Drums, Your Love and a killer cover of Montell Jordan's This is How We Do it. Yes, you just read that right!

    If you click through, you'll see that clip is part of BBC Music's Showcase, which lets...

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  8. Apps and raps - This week in BBC Music

    Friday 12 October 2012, 12:08

    This week

    The big music news at the BBC this week was the unveiling of iPlayer Radio and its partner in crime, the iPlayer Radio smartphone app. It's currently available for the iPhone and described in some detail on the BBC Internet Blog. Android users sadly need to wait a little while longer...

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  9. What happened and what's next in BBC Music

    Friday 5 October 2012, 13:41

    This week

    Later... with Jools Holland has kicked off its new series. As you know. What you may not know is that every performance is available for a full month after it's broadcast, but not through iPlayer - as clips, conveniently bundled up in our Later... collection...

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  10. Pickin guitars, spittin bars - This week in BBC Music

    Friday 28 September 2012, 12:28

    This week

    A banner 20th series of Later... with Jools Holland kicked off on Tuesday 25 Sept with live performances from The xx, Public Image Limited, Muse, The Beach Boys and Natalie Duncan. Pretty wild when you remember that they're all actually in the same room at the same time...

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  11. Strings and bling - This week in BBC Music

    Friday 21 September 2012, 12:18

    This week

    The big deal this week was The xx performing with the BBC Philharmonic in Bridlington Spa, streamed live on the Radio 1 website, on FM and DAB, and on the Red Button all the next day. If you somehow managed to miss it all, you can catch up on Zane Lowe's page. We've...

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  12. Symphonics and pop clips - The week in BBC Music

    Friday 14 September 2012, 10:46

    What you (haven't) missed (yet)

    Last weekend Radio 2 was in Hyde Park for a big outdoor concert with the likes of Tom Jones, Paloma Faith, the Average White Band and more Radio 2 stalwarts. The weather was impeccable and we have loads of video up for you to watch.

    There was also Richard Hawley's concert...

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  13. Riots, prizes and more - This week in BBC Music

    Friday 7 September 2012, 16:49

    What we've been tweeting throughout the week...

    Monday we told you that Nemone had snagged a rare interview with Four Tet over on 6 Music, where he discussed his new album, Pink, among other things.

    Tuesday we linked to the latest 1Xtra Story, entitled Did Hip Hop Predict The Riots...

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  14. Monday Roundup

    Monday 3 September 2012, 12:55

    What we've been tweeting about and more...

    Last week

    1Xtra was broadcasting all afternoon from Notting Hill Carnival on Monday, with Sarah Jane Crawford, Adele Roberts, Seani B, and Ace & Vis welcoming guests throughout the day in their "secret location" (it was... a pub)...

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  15. Friday Roundup

    Thursday 23 August 2012, 13:29

    Last week...

    On Monday we told you that Jessie Ware was in Maida Vale studios to record live versions of some of the standout tracks on her new record, Devotion, for Radio 1 DJ Rob Da Bank, including 110% and Wildest Moments. The show expires on Saturday but we've got highlights that will be up for the...

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  16. Friday Roundup

    Friday 17 August 2012, 14:05

    During the week, we tweet about programmes across the BBC we'd like to draw your attention to. But not everyone's on Twitter of course, and those who are won't necessarily see every tweet that comes in.

    So each Friday we'll aim to recap what's caught our ears (and sometimes eyes) over the last five days...

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