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Thursday 30 October 2014, 15:06
With Neil Young's latest album creating a buzz after it was streamed online this week, this Sunday (2 November, 6-8pm), we want your help creating the ultimate Neil Young inspired playlist...
Thursday 23 October 2014, 16:38
With news this week that Lorde, Arcade Fire and Foals are all involved in separate soundtrack projects, this Sunday (26 October, 6-8pm) we want your help creating a playlist featuring the best alternative music from the big screen.
Wednesday 15 October 2014, 12:35
This Sunday (19 October, 6-8pm) we want your help creating an unmissable playlist of the best alternative cover songs.
Thursday 25 September 2014, 16:07
So The Who are back… and created a stir online this week with the release of their first new material in eight years, as they mark their 50th, yes, 50th, year in the music business.
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).
Thursday 11 September 2014, 18:43
So the nominations for this year’s Mercury Prize are out. But with so many great albums from the last 12 months not even getting a peep in (James? Elbow? La Roux?), we’re handing Sunday’s show (14 September, 6-8pm) over to you to celebrate YOUR favourite records of 2014.
Wednesday 3 September 2014, 21:27
With the surprise release of new Radiohead material this week, this Sunday (7 September) Now Playing wants your help to create an unmissable Radiohead inspired playlist...
Wednesday 27 August 2014, 19:28
This Sunday (31 August) Now Playing wants your help to create the ultimate John Peel playlist as we celebrate the man and the music he championed.
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.
Thursday 14 August 2014, 14:52
Turntable legend Grandmaster Flash is our latest Tweet In guest as he curates a unique playlist selected from the tracks you suggest live during the show (Sunday 17 August, 6-8pm).
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.
Friday 1 August 2014, 13:27
With this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival kicking off and raft of daft stories creating a buzz online this week, this Sunday's themed playlist (3 August, 6-8pm) has its tongue firmly in its cheek.
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).
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)
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.
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.
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.
Thursday 26 June 2014, 16:05
Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Glastonbury. Anyone would think there was something happening there this weekend.
Friday 20 June 2014, 14:17
With their debut album Unknown Pleasures celebrating its 25th birthday this month, we thought all of two seconds (maybe one) before deciding on a Joy Division themed playlist this week (22 June, 6-8pm).
Monday 9 June 2014, 10:48
Drum roll. We’re very excited as - in a Now Playing first - James will be performing LIVE in the studio as they to create a very special playlist with YOUR help (Sunday 15 June, 6-8pm).
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