BBC Radio 6 Tune has confirmed a pair of extra changes to the schedule.
The self-discipline opted to shake issues up before every thing up of the year, introducing fresh presentations and mixing a whereas-slots together. Marc Riley and Gideon Coe are now a duo, whereas Jamz Supernova is addition to Saturday’s scheduling.
Now the self-discipline has confirmed a pair of extra changes. In a huge transfer, Steve Lamacq will now host a weekly conceal – his each day tune repair is a stalwart side of 6 Tune’s output, and the reins will likely be taken up by genial Welsh broadcaster Huw Stephens.
Steve will present his closing each day weekday (4pm-7pm) conceal on October 20th, sooner than launching the weekly Teatime Session on January eighth (4pm – 7pm).
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He’s going to start out up a brand fresh weekly conceal on 6 Tune, Steve Lamacq’s Teatime Session, on Monday eighth January (4pm-7pm).
Steve will present his closing each day weekday (4pm-7pm) conceal on Friday 20th October. pic.twitter.com/IfugRRFh50
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Steve Lamacq says: “I cherish tune and I cherish radio. Tune radio has been my life for the previous 30 years – and 6 Tune has been my home for two decades of them – and I wouldn’t have had it any wrong way. But I even have one other life now which is terribly essential to me.”
“It’s been terrific doing six presentations a week, but what with the entire prep work for the programmes and the ever-rising volume of fresh tune to hearken to, there’s now now not been almost ample time left over for my family. And to be genuine, after almost 40 years on the coalface of fresh tune, I have confidence I want a minute bit of breather.”
“Plus, there are other issues I’m enthusiastic to keep up out. Not least seeing if there’s a extra shining role I will play in supporting the are living tune circuit and the venues across the nation that I owe a lot to.”
“But certainly, my heart peaceable lives for discovering and nurturing fresh bands, so I’m in actuality happy that these changes point out I will cease at 6 Tune, whereas permitting extra time to search round for emerging artists, who I’ll be channelling into the fresh Monday conceal. There’ll be are living periods, interviews, some wonderful archive and fingers crossed, within the future, the vogue forward for rock and roll.”
A sizable transfer! Huw Stephens launches a ticket fresh Tuesday – Friday (4pm-7pm) conceal from January ninth.
In other locations, Conflict accepted Sherelle begins a brand fresh weekly conceal on Saturdays, 11pm-1am from September 16th, whereas Don Letts’ Custom Conflict Radio (currently Sundays, 10pm-12am) will transfer to Saturdays, 9pm-11pm, also from September 16th.
Cillian Murphy’s Little Model returns to 6 Tune on Sundays, 10pm-12am from September 17th.