Tom Ravenscroft [6 Music]


Colin Stetson Guest Mix20170428 (6M)

Tom Ravenscroft has a guest mix from Colin Stetson.

David Douglas Guest Mix20170421 (6M)

Tom Ravenscroft has a guest mix from Dutch electronica DJ and producer David Douglas.

John Maus Guest Mix20171103 (6M)

With a guest mix from John Maus.

The Great Escape20170519 (6M)

Tom presents his personal highlights from the Great Escape Festival in Brighton.

West Norwood Cassette Library Guest Mix
West Norwood Cassette Library Guest Mix20170505 (6M)

Tom Ravenscroft introduces a guest mix put together by West Norwood Cassette Library.

With A Guest Mix From Christian L„∂ffler20170512 (6M)

Tom Ravenscroft has another guest mix.

With An Italo Disco Guest Mix From Mind Enterprises20171027 (6M)

With an Italo disco guest mix from Mind Enterprises.







Tom has another 20-minute guest mix.


More mind-blowing tunes, and dry wit, from the Rave Dog to accompany your Friday night in. Plus a special guest mix, vibe mapping, The Charity Drop (where a listener shares a musical charity shop bargain), a Grubby 45 that Tom has brought in from home, and the Tom Capsule - can you guess the year?


Tom Ravenscroft presents his own unique blend of music.


Tom Ravenscroft has another guest mix.


Tom Ravenscroft has a guest mix from another artist.


Tom presents his own unique blend of music with genuine passion and knowledge, unlike anything anywhere else in radio, and after 11, plays a guest mix from Ninja Tune artist Sarathy Korwar.

6M!!! (chk Chk Chk) Guest Mix20151030

!!! Chk Chk Chk is a dance-punk band that formed in Sacramento, California, in 1996 by lead singer Nic Offer. The band have returned with their sixth album As If on Warp Records and provide this week's guest mix.

6MAsh Koosha Guest Mix20160603

Tom Ravenscroft has a guest mix from musician and producer Ash Koosha.

6MBadbadnotgood's Guest Mix20161111
6MBenjamin Shoos's Belgium Pop Mix20150130

With a Belgium pop mix from Benjamin Shoos. As well as making sweeping, string-laden pop music, Benjamin also writes fanzines, produces for other acts, hosts TV shows and runs his own label Freaksville Records.

6MBibio Guest Mix20140808

Tom has a Guest Mix from Warp artist, electronic pop pastoralist and Boards of Canada disciple Bibio.

6MBibio Guest Mix20160415

With a guest mix from Bibio moniker of musician Stephen Wilkinson who releases a new album A Mineral Love through Warp Records.

6MBreton Guest Mix20130104

6MCelebrating African Music With Django Django's Dave Maclean20140117

6MColin Stetson Interview And Hodge Guest Mix20160311

Hodge aka Jacob Martin has been championed as one of the freshest talents in Bristol. With an impressive release across labels such as Immerse, Deadplate, BRSTL and Idle Hands Martin has firmed his position as a key player in Bristol's new-school and provides the guest mix.

Tom also chats to Colin Stetson the horn player who has worked with a wide range of acts including Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, TV On The Radio, Feist, Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, The Chemical Brothers and Animal Collective. He has developed an utterly unique voice as a soloist, principally on saxophones and clarinets, his intense technical prowess matched by his exhilarating and emotionally gripping skills as a songwriter.

6MConnan Mockasin Guest Mix20140131
6MDan Deacon Guest Mix20150529

Erol Alkan is half of the psycho-balearic act Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve, along with Richard Norris. They provide an exclusive mix for the show.

6MDelorean Guest Mix20140110
6MDj Yoda Guest Mix20150814

The pioneer of the bootleg cut-up mixing style, DJ Yoda - aka Duncan Beiny provides this week's guest mix bringing his turntable trickery back to 6 Music.

6MErol Alkan: Beyond The Wizard's Sleeve Guest Mix20150821

Erol Alkan has been at the centre of UK electronic music and clubbing since 1997 when he launched his iconic Trash club night in London which helped give rise to electroclash and acts such as Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Soundsystem and Klaxons.

As a producer he pioneered the mashup and has joined forces with Richard Norris to form Beyond the Wizard Sleeve who will providing tonight's guest mix ahead of their performance at the Green Man Festival.

6MFeaturing John Grant And The Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra In Concert20150102

To mark the winter solstice, another chance to hear highlights of a special performance from American singer/songwriter John Grant and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring tracks from his acclaimed album Pale Green Ghost. First broadcast in October.

6MFlamingods Guest Mix20160610

Tom Ravenscroft has a guest mix from Flamingods.

6MGirl Band Live From The 6 Music Festival20150227

Tom Ravenscroft has tracks from Girl Band, recorded live at the 6 Music Festival.

6MGirl Band Live In Session20150911

Ahead of their debut album Holding Hands with Jamie Dublin's racket makers Girl Band play their first ever live BBC session for Tom's show.

6MGrass Widow Guest Mix20130111

6MGuest Mix From Clark20130920

Warp artist Clark provides the guest mix, while Tom channels the Friday night vibes and tunes...while opening a new Tom Capsule, and dropping another musical charity shop find.

Chris Clark's meticulous production style makes much use of manipulated live drum samples, which are used to construct complex beats. His new double album Feast / Beast is released this week and features remixes by and for Clark, alongside a number of original tracks. Clark is sending the mix over from Berlin - so a work of quality is guaranteed!

6MGuest Mix From Daughn Gibson20131101

The Pennsylvanian croaker-songwriter Daughn Gibson plays out his Halloween themed guest mix. Gibson - real name Josh Martin recently signed to Sub Pop Records and his debut album for the label Me Moan came out earlier this year to great music blog excitement

Plus Tom channels the Friday night vibes, there's a listener's Charity Drop, Grubby 45 and, of course, the Tom Capsule - can you guess the year?

6MGuest Mix From East India Youth20131018

East India Youth provides the Guest Mix, and Tom channels the Friday night vibes and tunes.

William Doyle, a 22-year-old multi-instrumentalist from Bournemouth, cut his teeth in indie group Doyle And The Fourfathers while still a teenager. Growing tired of the band format and frustrated with the slow progress of the group he ventured out on his own. He now produces a mixture of dark Detroit techno, lo-fi psychedelic noise rock, deeply romantic Pet Shop Boys-esque synth pop and ramshackle avant-electronica. Naming himself East India Youth after the location of his flat in London's Docklands, he released the Hostel EP earlier in the year and we predict great things!

6MGuest Mix From Elwd And Cross Record Interview20160304

With a guest mix from Northern beatmaker ELWD whose lo-fi soundscape expands to introduce hints of footwork, jungle and ambient. Tom will also be chatting to Cross Record the Chicago rock couple Emily Cross and Dan Duszynski about their new album Wabi-Sabi.

6MGuest Mix From Gary Numan20131004

Electronic pioneer Gary Numan, who is back with his 20th studio album 'Splinter (songs From A Broken Mind)',

provides the guest mix - it also contains a cute surprise in the middle!

Jon provides the Friday night fun in the shape of a Jon Capsule - can you guess the year? Plus a listener's Charity Drop, and a Grubby 33 - where Jon brings in an album from home and plays a track for your vinyl delight and delectation.

6MGuest Mix From Mood Rings20130913

Tom's guest mix comes courtesy of Atlanta's dreamy post punk band Mood Rings. Their first album, VPI Harmony, was released on Mexican Summer Records in June this year.

Ravers only plays great music, normally before anyone else has clapped their ears on it too! So enjoy the tunes as Tom acts as the conduit for your Friday night vibes. There's also a new pen-pal to meet, a grubby 45 from Tom's loft, and can you guess the year of the Tom Capsule?

6MGuest Mix From Raffertie20131011

Composer, DJ, and Producer, Raffertie, known to his mum and the passport office as Benjamin Stefanski, provides the Guest Mix. Plus The Charity Drop, Grubby 45, and a Tom Capsule.

On graduating in 2010 from Birmingham Conservatoire with a degree in Classical and Contemporary Music Composition, Raffertie had already become established in the world of electronic music. Recognised for performances filled with a dynamic energy that saw him play across Europe from clubs Fabric to Space, as well as festivals Glastonbury and Bestival, expect a Friday night mix full of good vibes.

6MGuest Mix From Young Knives20131115

More mind-blowing tunes, and dry wit, from the Rave Dog to accompany your Friday night in. A special Friday night guest mix from Young Knives, who are back with a new single We Could Be Blood. Plus international vibe mapping, The Charity Drop (where a listener shares a musical charity shop bargain), a Grubby 45 that Tom has brought in from home, and another tricky Tom Capsule - can you guess the year?

6MGuest Mix: Toro Y Moi20130125

6MHoly F*** Guest Mix20160513

With a guest mix from Toronto's Holy F*k. The band release their new album Congrats which was recorded over three days in a studio, rather than their usual Ontario barn, and is the follow up to their 2010 album Latin.

6MHooded Fang Guest Mix20130816

Canadian indie rock band Hooded Fang offer up a brand new guest mix, and Tom shares the Friday night vibes and lovingly hand-picked tunes.

Plus guess the year of the Tom Capsule, and a brand new radio penpal from somewhere else in the world attempts to make friends with the Rave Dog.

6MIshan Sound Guest Mix20160205

Ishan Sound alias Chris Ebdon is one of the members of Bristol's Young Echo collective who started off as one half of Punch Drunk duo Zhou. He provides this week's guest mix ahead of his DJ set at the 6 Music Festival in Bristol at Basement 45.

6MJon Hillcock Sits In20150213

for Tom Ravenscroft with another guest mix.

6MJurassic 5 Guest Mix20160617

Tom Ravenscroft has a guest mix from hip-hop group Jurassic 5.

6MKatie Puckrik Sits With A Sparks Guest Mix20140103

6MKwes Guest Mix20130118

6MLapalux Guest Mix20150320

Lapalux aka 25-year-old Stuart Howard is the lone UK representative on Flying Lotus' imprint Brainfeeder label. His latest releases Movement I, II and III, is a three-part, seven-minute journey that alternates between wonky and wistful. He provides tonight's Guest mix for Tom's show.

6MLonelady Guest Mix20150327

LoneLady AKA Julie Campbell was born in Ashton, Manchester. She grew up in Audenshaw and aged 16 taught herself to play on an acoustic guitar bought for £10 from Ashton market. She signed to Warp records in 2009 and releases her second album Hinterland. She will be providing this week's Guest Mix expect to hear grimy dance/funk/disco meets lo-fi post punk /pop.

6MLong Arm Guest Mix20151023

Orenburg, a southern Russian city close to the Kazakhstan border, is home to Long Arm, AKA Georgii Kotunov. George Started out with DIY musical equipment built from Soviet phonographs, and has now gone on to develop a Jazz baroque, semi-improvised technique. In his guest mix he showcases some of his own mixes alongside Nosaj Thing and Kendrick Lamar.

6MMaribou State Guest Mix20150828

Maribou State are Chris Davis and Liam Ivory - who started making music together after meeting at college in 2011. They went on to release a series of singles and EPs as well as remixes for Kelis and Lana Del Rey, leading them to be dubbed the downtempo Disclosure.

6MMercury Prize20151120

6 Music will have extensive coverage of The Mercury Prize 2015 in association with BBC Music. The special programme - presented by Tom Ravenscroft - will include contributions from each of the shortlisted artists and an interview with this year's winner Benjamin Clementine. There's also analysis from a panel featuring new music guru Jon Hillcock, Liela Moss from Duke Spirit and former Mercury Prize nominee Alison Goldfrapp as well as reactions from the listeners on this important night in the British music calendar.

6MMichael Gira From Swans Guest Mix20150313

Art-rock legend Michael Gira from experimental New York Rock band Swans provides this week's Guest Mix. Michael is also the founder of Young God Records which has released albums from such artists as Devendra Banhart, Akron/Family as well as Swans. The band reformed in 2010 releasing their 13th studio album To Be Kind last year.

6MMogwai Guest Mix20160408

Tom Ravenscroft has a guest mix from Scottish post-rockers Mogwai.

6MMore African Gems20140119
6MOneohtrix Guest Mix20160129

Oneohtrix Point Never is musician, composer and producer Daniel Lopatin. Active under the moniker since 2007, Lopatin has released numerous EPs and full-length albums with the most recent being Garden of Delete. Lopatin founded Brooklyn-based Software Recording Company and has collaborated with a multitude of talented artists and musicians. As he has risen to prominence, his catalogue has grown to include pieces commissioned by museums and esteemed organizations and festivals, as well as film scores and production credits. His unique approach to composition and creation has proven him to be an influential and significant figure of the modern soundscape.

6MPanda Bear Guest Mix20150123

With a Guest Mix from Panda Bear aka Noah Lennox, Animal Collective founder and the man behind the solo project Panda Bear. He released his fifth studio album Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper this year which is mixed by Peter Kember aka Sonic Boom from cult 90s band Spacemen 3.

6MPeaches Guest Mix20131213

Peaches emerged out of the Electroclash scene with the likes of Fischerspooner and she's never lost her edge in her music or performances. She has consistently and implicitly challenged traditional notions of gender and sexuality throughout the course of her career and was recently invited by Yoko Ono to perform at the Meltdown Festival.

6MPolar Bear Guest Mix20141024

Tom presents his own unique blend of music with genuine passion and knowledge, unlike anything anywhere else in radio and has a guest mix from drummer Seb Roachford who leads the British experimental Jazz band Polar Bear. The band have just been nominated for their second Mercury Music prize for their fifth album In Each and Every One.

6MPortico Guest Mix20150424

Portico provide this week's Guest Mix for the show. As Portico Quartet, Jack Wyllie, Duncan Bellamy, Milo Fitzpatrick and then member Nick Mulvey released their first album together the Mercury Music Prize nominated Knee-Deep In The North Sea back in 2007. Their new album Living Fields, features vocal collaborations with Joe Newman (alt-J), Jono McCleery and Jamie Woon.

6MRival Consoles Guest Mix20151016

Tom presents his own unique blend of music with genuine passion and knowledge, unlike anything anywhere else in radio.

This week's Guest Mixer is Rival Consoles, AKA the multi-talented London-based producer Ryan Lee West who has repeatedly performed at the Tate, and created a bespoke audio-visual performance for the V&A Museum too.

6MRustie Guest Mix20160122

Glasgow's Russell Whyte is behind some of the most joyous, hyperactive, and truly original club music of recent years. As electronic alchemist Rustie, he harnesses the energy and euphoria of hyphy hip-hop and trance, spikes it with speaker-mangling bass and flashes of techno and channels this all into intense dancefloor detonators, a sound he honed playing at nights thrown by local label collectives Numbers and LuckyMe. Tonight he provides the guest mix ahead of his brand new album.

6MSebastian Tellier Guest Mix20141107

Tom presents his own unique blend of music with genuine passion and knowledge, unlike anything anywhere else in radio with a Brazilian tinged Guest Mix from French electronic artist Sebastian Tellier.

6MThe/das Guest Mix20141121

Teutonic twosome The/Das bring their avant-garde ambient techno and noir-pop to this week's Guest Mix. Tom will also be enthusing about his new favourite band Broncho from Oklahoma in Rave of the week whose latest album is entitled Just Enough Hip To Be Woman.

6MTom Celebrates Australia Day With Jagwar Ma20140124

Tom celebrates Australia Day and turns things upside down with a guest mix from Sydney's psychedelic dance band Jagwar Ma.

6MTom Furse Guest Mix20160108

Most people know Tom Furse as bass and keyboard player in The Horrors, but Tom has also been working on solo projects a step away from the psyche gloom of The Horrors including curating a library compilation entitled Tom Furse Digs, using music from the Southern Library Of Recorded Music, a little known music library. He provides the guest mix for this week's show.

6MTraams Guest Mix20140725

Chichester post punk trio Traams provide this week's Guest Mix. The band formed after meeting at a club night started by vocalist and guitarist Stu Hopkins and have dubbed the UK's answer to Brookyln band Parquet Courts. They recently released their debut album Grin produced by MJ-from-Hookworms. Tom will also be checking out what the Friday vibes are like around the country and sharing some more of your best charity finds in Charity Drop.

6MTycho Guest Mix20161125

Tom presents a guest mix from San Francisco-based ambient musician Scott Hansen, aka Tycho.

6MVessels Guest Mix20161104

Tom presents his own unique blend of music with genuine passion and knowledge, unlike anything anywhere else in radio. The guest mix after 11 comes from Vessels.

6MWerkha Guest Mix20160422

Werkha is the project of musician and producer Tom A. Leah. Hailing from Manchester, Leah began feeding his musical passions with classical, folk, and jazz music as a youngster. Expect to hear an infectious fusion of Afrobeat, bass, house, jazz, funk and soul, bound together and brought bang up to date through contemporary electronic production that never stands still.

6MWhite Lung Guest Mix20140822

Vancouver DIY stalwarts White Lung filter feminism, anguish, and aggression through their brash brand of melodic punk. They provide this week's Guest Mix for Tom, expect to hear some noisy music from Eagulls to Scars and Health.

6MWith A Guest Mix From Dan Sartain20140425

Tom has a Rockabilly infused guest mix from Alabama's Dan Sartain and more mind-blowing tunes, and dry wit, from the Rave Dog to accompany your Friday night in.

6MWith A Guest Mix From Dgohn20161007

Tom has a guest mix from dgoHn, about which he's most excited. There's also the usual array of tunes plucked from crates at the very back of the record shop.

6MWith A Guest Mix From Geoff Travis Of Rough Trade Records20161028

Tom Ravenscroft presents his own unique blend of music, plus a Guest Mix from Geoff Travis of Rough Trade Records.

6MWith A Guest Mix From Hauschka20140509

Tom has a guest mix from German composer, songwriter and experimental musician Hauschka alias Volker Bertelmann.

6MWith A Guest Mix From Mild High Club20160916

Tom Ravenscroft presents his own blend of music, including a guest mix from Mild High Club

6MWith A Guest Mix From Peanut Butter Wolf20161209

Stones Throw label boss Peanut Butter Wolf serves up a delicious mix for Tom, who's also been digging in his own tuck box of audio confections.

6MWith A Moody Guest Mix From Abstraxion20161230

Tom presents his own unique blend of music with genuine passion and knowledge, unlike anything anywhere else in radio.

6MWith Tom Baker From Field Day Festival20160520

Tom Ravenscroft has a a guest mix from Tom Baker of Field Day Festival.

6MWooden Shjips Guest Mix20131108

More mind-blowing tunes, and dry wit, from the Rave Dog to accompany your Friday night in. Plus a special guest mix from San Francisco's spacey psychedelic rock band Wooden Shjips (a favourite of Tom's), international vibe mapping, The Charity Drop (where a listener shares a musical charity shop bargain), a Grubby 45 that Tom has brought in from home, and another tricky Tom Capsule - can you guess the year?