#fthc6music - Now Playing @6Music tracklist November 25, 2011
Singer songwriting firebrand Frank Turner, takes control of Now Playing @ 6 Music, interacting with his fans online to shape a playlist of his musical influences and current favourites.
As well as Frank, we had The Line of Best Fit on the blogger takeover, and we rounded up the rest of the week's digital goings on.
Frank Turner – The Road
* Sharon Von Etten’s new track Serpents has been getting a lot of people excited, on top of Hype Machine – listen here.
* Gary Numan has done an exclusive mix for the Quietus. You can hear the hour long session, which includes tracks from Grace Jones, Kraftwerk & Nine Inch Nails, over on their Mixcloud Page.
* After the launch of Google Music last week Spotify are upping their game with a press conference announcing a new direction on Wednesday. No one's entirely sure what this means – so stay tuned.
* Paul Weller made his return this week, posting the first single from his upcoming album Sonic Kicks – it’s called 'Around The Lake and you can hear it at Stereogum.
* Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs takes over the 6 Mix this Sunday and has made a brand new track 'Dream On' available as a free download from his official website.
* In a celebration of Bob Mould’s contribution to music, a host of musicians such as Dave Grohl, Ryan Adams, and the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn took part in the See a Little Light concert – have a look on Pitchfork.
* Charli XCX’s latest video for Nuclear Seasons has been getting a lot of attention – see why on , she may well have a chance. Go catch it on her YouTube channel.
* Animal Collective have posted a six-minute video documenting their three hour performance piece, Transverse Temporal Gyrus, on their Facebook page.
* Bjork gave a rare TV performance on Later with Jools Holland this week – with Crystalline in particular getting a lot of coverage. Watch it again on the iPlayer.
* And The Weeknd released the video for his new track, The Knowing, earlier today and its impact was so great it was a trending topic on Twitter. Have a watch here.
Cass McCombs – The Same Thing
#fthc6music – playlist picked by Frank Turner
Frank Turner – Wessex Boy
The Band – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
Townes van Zandt – To Lives to Fly
Refused – New Noise
The Weakerthans – Plea from A Cat Named Virtue
Aphex Twin – Film
Against Me – I Was a Teenage Anarchist
Reuben – Stuck in My Throat
The Hold Steady – Magazines
Lemonheads – The Outdoor Type
Danny & The Champions of the World – Henry the Van
Loudon Wainwright III – Career Moves
NOFX - Linoleum
#Blog6Music – tracks picked by The Line of Best Fit
Flying Burrito Brothers – Older Guys
Wilco – Art of Almost
Kathleen Edwards – Sidecar
Korallreven – Coming Closer
Friends – I’m His Girl
Lindstrom – De Javu