PLUGGERS, LABELS & MANAGERS: PLEASE NOTE
The Tom Robinson show ran on BBC Radio 6 Music from 2002 until March 2021 featuring new and old records, plus guests interviews and sessions. That show no longer exists. Please don’t send me emails, tweets, DMs, CDs, vinyl, press packs or promotional material about your new releases: it’s no longer possible for me to play them on the radio. Please also remove me from any mailing lists you may have. Thanks for your understanding.
ARTISTS: PLEASE NOTE
My only regular outlet on 6 Music is now The BBC Introducing Mixtape (Mondays, 4am). This is 60 minutes long, it receives 200-300 submissions a week, and only features music that’s been uploaded to BBC Introducing.
Our inbox opens at 9am every Monday and close after 200 tracks have been received. Our whole team listens to every song in the inbox and pick their favourites for various playlists here at Fresh On The Net. That way our moderators and curators can support a far wider range of artists than I can play on BBC Radio.
I also (separately) choose tunes for my Mixtape from that same inbox. If I absolutely adore your song it’ll get included on a future show. But if it doesn’t get included that’s no reflection on its quality. With 300 artists chasing 60 minutes of airtime there are always loads of brilliant tunes each week that we simply can’t cram into the show.
NB I do also host a Sunday evening show on 6 Music called NowPlaying @6Music.
But that’s a request show where the music is chosen by listeners, not me.