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The Mystery of the High-Pitched Whine

In his last show before a taking a few months off, Guy Garvey investigates a mysterious noise - and plays some fantastic tunes.

For the last time before taking a few months off the workshy musical fop Guy Garvey brings his own unique taste to the 6 Music airwaves.

He'll be delving into the archive to celebrate a female pioneer and asking the question "what is that high pitched noise?" He'll also be playing great tunes from the likes of Louis Armstrong, Mark Lanegan and Nina Simone. Plus the Beckapedia will be celebrating a British cinematic milestone.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington

    It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    Third Stone From The Sun

  • The Cinematic Orchestra

    Child Song

  • Jefferson Airplane


  • Nina Simone


  • Joni Mitchell

    Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire

  • Fleet Foxes

    Helplessness Blues

  • Mark Lanegan

    Hit the City

  • Moby Grape

    I Am Not Willing

  • Lowell Fulson


  • Steve Mason

    Fox on the Rooftop

  • Japan


  • Adventures in Stereo

    Pretty Things

  • Jim O‚ÄôRourke

    Ghost Ship in a Storm

  • My Morning Jacket

    Like A River

  • The John Barry Seven

    The Immediate Pleasure

  • Lianne La Havas


  • Vangelis

    Love Theme

  • Marvin Gaye

    What's Going On

  • Henry Mancini


  • Neil Young

    Harvest Moon

  • Dana Gavanski

    One by One

    • Full Time Hobby.
  • Tom Waits

    Picture In A Frame

  • Richard Dawson


  • John Martyn

    Solid Air