October 2012 [6 Music]


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One of 2012's breakout stars, Jake Bugg kicks off Lauren's special week of Maida Vale sessions with a storming set of new classics. Already taken under the wing of Noel Gallagher, the Nottingham teenager is sure to be one of the most cherished new musicians of the year.

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Following the acclaimed release of their fifth album In Our Heads, Hot Chip bring their euphoric mix of electronica to Maida Vale for what is sure to be a standout session of the week.

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Bat For Lashes mark the long awaited release of their third album The Haunted Man by joining Lauren in the Maida Vale studios for an intimate session. The project of songwriter Natasha Khan, the live show is famous for her spellbinding voice and stage presence.

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One of 2012's hottest new dance acts, Kindness groove their way into Maida Vale today for a session full of electro funk.

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With Primal Scream. The legendary band finish off our week of special Lauren Laverne Maida Vale sessions with what is guaranteed to be a full on set of classics - with maybe a new track or two thrown in for good measure.

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As part of 6 Music Celebrates Live music, Craig will be broadcasting from the world famous BBC Maida Vale with an extra special performance from the soul sensation Cody ChesnuTT. We last heard from Cody when he teamed up with The Roots and released the massive track, The Seed 2.0 back in 2002. The voice that brought us one of the Funk & Soul shows signature tunes Look Good in Leather is back with a brand-spanking new album Landing on A Hundred and he'll be performing a selection of superbly soulful tracks from it live on The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show.

As part of 6Music Celebrates Live Music, Gilles broadcasts from the legendary Maida Vale studios. Gilles is joined by London band Portico Quartet, performing a special one-off session from Maida Vale's Studio 3 in front of a live audience. Having released their eponymous third album at the start of the year on Peter Gabriel's Real World Records, they recently sold out the Roundhouse and are beginning a UK tour in October.