Six Picks


Six spooky sounds for Halloween, featuring: Bauhaus, The Dream Syndicate, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Screaming Lord Sutch, Baron Daemon, and entire town's worth of spooks...


'Not only have you been granted an extra hour, you also get a bonus Six Picks this week: six songs about time travel to enjoy again, and again, and again...'


Six songs about Autumn, picked by me, loved or discovered by you. Features Yo La Tengo and historical language facts.


There's nothing underhand or tricky about today's six picks: no invisible ink, no dead drops, not even a pair of eye-holes cut into the page of a newspaper. No code to decypher, just six great...


This week Six Picks brings you six songs about cake, the makers of cake that bake them, and their cake-making premises.


Super, smashing great. Only one of these describes a recent moon, but all of them can be applied to this week's six picks, featuring Neil Young, Belly, Nick Drake and more...


Surprise! Bet you didn't predict this week's six picks, eh? Enjoy six of the best from Ballboy, Belle and Sebastian, Kristin Hersh, Turin Brakes, Radiohead, and The Folk Implosion.


Charity and music have shared a bond for a while now with some big name artists joining together to raise money for various causes by releasing the so called 'charity single'. Inspired by 'Help is...


Your weekly six picks comes to you a day early this week. It's my birthday, you see, and you're invited to a Six Picks birthday party.


Well, if we can have Clergy Corner, we might as well invite the big man / flying spaghetti monster along.

Bank Holiday

Summer is nearly over, but this weekend represents one last chance to get the barbecue and brolly combo going, or spend half a day bickering on the way to a seaside town they forgot to...


Football, eh? Love it or loathe it, you can't always avoid it. Not even here, I'm afraid. Luckily you don't have to give a hoot about the beautiful game to admire these songs about footballers...


'Today was A-level results day across England, Wales, & Northern Ireland. Here are some words of advice (good and bad), ruminations, and consolations to distract you from wondering why only girls seem to have received...

Clergy Corner

'If Kermode and Mayo can have a clergy corner, then so can Record Rewind Play. '


If you haven't been to Budapest, I highly recommend it. I'll even let you know of a few cool hipster places off the beaten track if you ask nicely. While you're there, walk around and...

As Seen On TV

With David Letterman recently signing off after over thirty years on The Late Show, now seems like a good time to celebrate a few great, terrible, interesting or awkward musical TV appearances.