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  1. #Warp6Music - help create a Warp Records inspired playlist

    Wednesday 17 September 2014, 12:57

    With the legendary Warp Records hosting a series of 25th anniversary gigs this week, we thought we’d join in the celebrations at Now Playing towers by dedicating a playlist to this pioneering label (Sunday 21 September, 6-8pm).

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  2. #Carnival6Music – help create a Carnival inspired playlist

    Thursday 21 August 2014, 12:56

    It’s Notting Hill Carnival AND Leeds Carnival (SIREN) this weekend, so this Sunday (24 Aug, 6-8pm) Tom Robinson invites 6 Music listeners to celebrate this with a playlist featuring music linked to all things carnival.

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  3. #6MusicXL - help create an XL Recordings inspired playlist

    Thursday 7 August 2014, 13:20

    With the news online this week that Independent record label XL Recordings have revealed plans of a compilation album to mark 25 years in the business, this Sunday's themed playlist (10 Aug) is an XL one. Extra Large.

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  4. #Glasgow6Music - help create a playlist celebrating the musical heritage of the city

    Friday 25 July 2014, 16:29

    With the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow kicking off this week, we’re inviting you to create a playlist celebrating the city’s rich music heritage (Sunday 27 July, 6-8pm).

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  5. #Blog6Music - BANKS is named 2014's most blogged artist in the world

    Sunday 20 July 2014, 19:47

    Now Playing exclusively revealed BANKS as The World's Most Blogged Artist of 2014 so far (Sunday 20 July)

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  6. #Ramones6Music - What Should Be On Our Ramones Tribute Playlist?

    Saturday 12 July 2014, 13:08

    Following the sad news of the Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, second from left below, passing away, we at Now Playing invite you to put together a special playlist celebrating the punk visionaries and their music, this Sunday - July 13 - between 6-8pm.

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  7. #Blog6Music - we reveal the Most Blogged Artists in the World of 2014 so far

    Friday 11 July 2014, 12:16

    On this Sunday’s Now Playing (13 July) we’re celebrating some of the best new music over the last six months - with your help, of course.

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  8. #6MusicCycles - help create a cycling playlist

    Thursday 3 July 2014, 14:38

    With the Tour de France starting in Leeds this weekend (Saturday 5 July), us at Now Playing Towers are joining in the 6 Music Cycles season of celebrations by inviting you to help us create a cycling-inspired playlist.

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  9. #BBCGlasto - help create a Glastonbury themed playlist

    Thursday 26 June 2014, 16:05

    Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Glastonbury. Anyone would think there was something happening there this weekend.

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  10. #SouthAmerica6Music - help create a South America playlist

    Friday 6 June 2014, 14:15

    6 Music is gearing up for a series of shows and specials celebrating South America, so we at Now Playing thought, “let’s make a South American inspired playlist”. It was a no brainer at NP Towers.

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  11. #Hay6Music - help create a literary inspired playlist

    Friday 30 May 2014, 16:16

    With 6 Music broadcasting from The Hay Festival this week - including Radcliffe and Maconie and Cerys - we thought it only right to wrap up proceedings by inviting you to create a playlist devoted to the many great songs inspired by literature.

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  12. #6Moogsic - help create a Moog inspired playlist

    Friday 23 May 2014, 12:53

    Robert Arthur “Bob” Moog would have been 80 years old today (May 23 2014) so it was pretty obvious Now Playing would dedicate a whole two hours to the man who brought the world the Moog synthesizer.

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  13. #Kaisers6Music playlist – take part in the Kaiser Chiefs Tweet In

    Friday 16 May 2014, 14:19

    This week on Now Playing we’re delighted to welcome Kaiser Chiefs as we hand them control of BBC 6 Music for two hours to play the music they love - with help from you.

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  14. #Kaiser6Music playlist - take part in the Kaiser Chiefs Tweet In

    Friday 16 May 2014, 14:07

    This week on Now Playing we’re delighted to welcome Kaiser Chiefs as we hand them control of BBC 6 Music for two hours to play the music they love - with help from you.

    Read more about #Kaiser6Music playlist - take part in the Kaiser Chiefs Tweet In

  15. #Metallica6Music - help create a Metallica inspired playlist

    Friday 9 May 2014, 16:08

    The online world has been in hot debate this week following the big news that Metallica have been confirmed as the final main stage headliners for this year’s Glastonbury.

    Read more about #Metallica6Music - help create a Metallica inspired playlist

  16. #Libertines6Music - help create a Libertines inspired playlist

    Friday 2 May 2014, 15:21

    Online music sites have been awash with the news this week that on 5 July The Libertines are DEFINITELY set to headline Hyde Park.

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  17. #LedZep6Music - what must make our Led Zeppelin playlist?

    Friday 25 April 2014, 13:13

    Following the quite frankly amazing news this week of Led Zeppelin unveiling previously unheard tracks online,

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  18. #RSD6Music - what is the best cheap/expensive record you've ever bought?

    Thursday 17 April 2014, 17:03

    Now Playing this Sunday (April 20) celebrates Record Store Day (April 19).

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  19. #Ireland6Music - help create an Ireland inspired playlist

    Wednesday 9 April 2014, 17:24

    As 6 Music is celebrating Ireland this month, Team Now Playing thought it only fitting to, yes, you've guessed it, to create an Irish music inspired playlist with YOUR help. 

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  20. #BBCBritpop - what is missing from Steve Lamacq's Britpop Anthems Top 40?

    Friday 4 April 2014, 17:15

    Britpop is 20 years old this month! (No, we can’t believe it either). So we need you to help us to compile a fantastic Britpop themed playlist this Sunday, 6 April, 6-8pm.

    But we’re not asking for any old Britpop

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