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Martha Hill

Mark and Stuart chat to Newcastle-based singer-songwriter Martha Hill about her latest music.

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie present a feast of great music and chat for weekend breakfast

Today, they are joined by Newcastle-based singer-songwriter Martha Hill. A talented multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Martha plays guitar, trombone, and percussion. She grew up grew up in Scotland but left to travel around Europe as a busker. When Martha returned to the UK, she settled in North East England and began to write a series of pop songs drawing on the influences of Little Dragon and Sylvan Esso. Her singles 'Grilled Cheese' and 'Landslide' were featured on the 6 Music playlist last year and she joins Mark and Stuart to talk about her latest music and forthcoming EP.

Also on the show… catch up on the best music and entertainment stories of the past week in ‘This Week In Music’.

Plus... regular features 'The Chain' - our world-famous list of over 8000 interconnected songs - and 'Sampled Underfoot' which explores the samples used in some of our favourite tracks.

With a selection of music old and new to get the weekend started.

3 hours

Last on

Sat 8 May 2021 07:00

Music Played

  • Radiohead

    Street Spirit (Fade Out)

    • Parlophone.
  • Arlo Parks


    • Transgressive.
  • Susan Cadogan

    Hurt So Good

    • Young Gifted & Black (Various).
    • Trojan.
  • Paul McCartney

    Pretty Boys (feat. Khruangbin)

    • Capitol Records.
  • Kings of Convenience

    Rocky Trail

    • EMI Records.
  • Belle and Sebastian


  • Björk

    Big Time Sensuality

    • One Little Indian Record.
  • Elkka

    Burnt Orange

  • Boney M.


    • The Magic Of Boney M.
    • Sony BMG.
    • 14.
  • Mark Ronson

    Ooh Wee (feat. Ghostface Killah & Nate Dogg)

    • Elektra.
  • Gruff Rhys

    Loan Your Loneliness

    • Rough Trade.
  • Whitney

    No Matter Where We Go

    • Secretly Canadian.
  • J Dilla


    • Donuts.
    • Stones Throw Records.
  • Little Simz


    • Awal.
  • Camper Van Beethoven

    Take The Skinheads Bowling

    • IRS.
  • Holy Ghost!

    Do It Again

    • CD SINGLE.
    • DFA/Cooperative.
    • 1.
  • beabadoobee

    Last Day On Earth

    • Dirty Hit.
  • Mattiel

    Those Words

    • Heavenly Recordings.
  • A Guy Called Gerald

    Voodoo Ray

    • Rham!.
  • Stereolab

    Wow and Flutter

    • Duophonic.
  • Joel Culpepper

    Thought About You

    • Pepper Records.
  • The Staves

    Satisfied (6 Music Session, 24 Apr 2021)

  • The La’s

    Timeless Melody

    • GO! DISCS.
  • Ultravox

    Young Savage

    • Island.
  • Working Men’s Club


    • Heavenly Recordings.
  • Etta James

    I Got The Will (Live At Montreux)

  • Gene

    Haunted By You

    • As Good As It Gets - The Best Of Gene.
    • polydor.
    • 10.
  • Jungle

    Keep Moving

    • Loving In Stereo.
    • Caiola Records/AWAL.
  • Me Lost Me

    The End Of The World

    • The Good Noise.
  • Beastie Boys

    Body Movin'

    • Grand Royal.
  • Martha Hill

    Change (Oliver Mix)

  • Martha Hill

    Grilled Cheese

    • Martha Hill.
  • Desmond Dekker & The Aces

    It Mek

    • Trojan.
  • Darwin Deez


    • CD SINGLE.
    • 1.
  • Lava La Rue


    • Marathon Artists.


  • Sat 8 May 2021 07:00