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With Steve Lamacq

Steve Lamacq and trusted guide DJs share the best new music in a handy bite-size programme at midnight.

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...

1 hour

Music Played

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  • shame

    The Lick

    • Dead Oceans / Secretly Canadian.
  • The Fernweh

    The Liar

    • Skeleton Key.
  • Wasuremono

    For All The Bears

    • Single.
    • Wilderness.
    • 001.

    Best News Of The Year

    • Pop A Top Records.
  • Shopping

    The Hype

    • Fat Cat Records.
  • LCD Soundsystem

    Time To Get Away

    • CD SINGLE.
    • DFA.
  • Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

    VHS Forever

    • Xtra Mile.
  • Panteon

    January Keeper

    • Pancake Assassin.
  • Moonwalks

    Dust Is Magic

    • Stolen Body Records.
  • The Spook School

    Less Than Perfect

    • Could It Be Different.
    • Slumberland Records.
  • Besse Turner

    Words You Say

    • Single.
    • Don't Try.
  • Superorganism

    Everybody Wants To Be Famous

    • Domino.
  • The Bongolian

    Googa Mama

    • Blow Up.
  • DZ Deathrays

    Total Meltdown

  • Douga


    • Do Make Merge Records.
  • Trash


    • Clue Records.


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