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With Steve Lamacq

6 Music Recommends... the New Music Playlist is our new music in one handy bite size programme. 6 Music plays and supports a huge range and variety of new music which encapsulates our alternative spirit - on Marc Riley, through Introducing with Tom Robinson and with our playlist. You can hear the show live, catch up later on the iPlayer and add the tracks to Playlister at any time...

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Fri 13 Jan 2017 00:00

The 18 best albums of 2018 so far

6 Music Albums of the Year So Far

To mark passing the halfway point of 2018, here's the music that has made the cut so far.

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Check out upfront new music hand-picked by 6 Music DJs in our BBC Music playlist.