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around the clock around the world

In many parts of the world, clock times changed today. Please remember that the schedule times shown on our website and in our programme guide "Radio News" are given in GMT (sometimes called UTC). This remains the same all year round. For UK times, please add an hour, for CET please add two hours.

From this weekend, Soundwave and The Lively Lounge swap their weekend timeslots. The Lively Lounge now moves to Saturday 08:00 GMT (which is 8am UK but becomes 9am BST from next Saturday, April 4th) with repeats on Sunday at 07:00 GMT (8am UK) and 22:00 GMT (11pm UK), while the Thursday repeat moves to 07:00 GMT. John Cavanagh's Soundwave will now air on Saturdays at 09:00 GMT (9am UK this weekend, but becomes 10am BST from next Saturday, April 4th) with repeats on Sundays at 07:00 GMT (8am UK) and 22:00 GMT (11pm UK) and the Monday repeat remains as always at 19:00 GMT (8pm UK). From Monday, 6th April,our early morning transmission aimed primarily at Australia and New Zealand moves from 06:00 GMT to 07:00 GMT.

He's known as 'Van the Man' - and he's revisited his song catalogue for a new album of duets with equally famous friends. Van Morrison Duets was released last week, and we have a special programme featuring the Man himself, in conversation with the intrepid David Dye. Hear it on Saturday, April 4th at 05:00 GMT (6am UK), repeated on Sunday, April 5th at 03:00 GMT (4am UK) and 18:00 GMT (7pm UK).

Shortwave transmissions will return for an experiment next month. From transmitters in Sweden, and on a couple of frequencies in different bands, we plan an afternoon of programming from 14:00 to 16:00 GMT on Saturday, 25th April, aimed at listeners in Europe. (3 - 5pm UK time, 4 - 6pm Europe) Programme details will be released with the publication of the April issue of Radio News at the end of this month. Please note the change of date from previous information. More details when we get them.

Coming back in April, after an absence of 35 years, Tony Currie presents a brand-new weekly hour of classical music in Nothing But The Best starting on Friday at 06:00 GMT (But 07:00 GMT every friday after that). And also back on Saturdays at 14:30 GMT and Sundays at 12:30 GMT are the original recordings of Currie's Kitchen, the cookery series first broadcast in 1978; back on April 11th is a new series of our record review show Fresh Garbage; plus another chance to enjoy our five part sitcom series The Wild Years.

Website updated at 11:22 GMT on Sunday, 29th March, 2015. Programme details updated.

You've heard the programmes - now buy the music!

Our record label, Lounge Music has released the second volume of music from The Lively Lounge. Titled Second House it's available to download here. Also available: a collection of all of the instrumental singles from Tony Hatch released between 1959 and 1962. What's All This About? includes many familiar TV themes from the early 'sixties including Naked City, Dick Powell Theatre, Perry Mason, Ghost Squad and Out Of This World. It's downloadable here. We've also released an album of solo piano music from Johnny Pearson originally recorded as a session for our Piano Room series in 1986. it includes many of his best-known tracks including All Creatures Great and Small, Sleepy Shores, Cast Your Fate To The Wind, Our Love Story, Autumn Reverie (Heather) and many more. It's available to download here and like all our albums costs £7.99 or 79p a track.

For all our albums, tracks can be downloaded as mp3 or CD quality FLAC files.

The fabulous Skeewiff remix of the Radio Six Theme is available to buy as a download single, along with the original Tony Hatch Sound recording. Just click here! Each track is 79 pence or both for £1.49.

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Radio News our advance programme guide .... and QSL cards

We publish a quarterly full colour programme guide in printable form as a PDF file. You can email us at to request that we email a copy to you upon publication. The 8-page April edition of Radio News is now available to download: click here. It will be available to download until 26th April and details programmes until April 30th.

We encourage listeners to our AM & FM broadcast services - especially on those on shortwave - to send us Reception Reports, and we're always happy to acknowledge your broadcast Reception Reports with a QSL card; all reception reports have been acknowledged, and all outstanding QSL cards have been mailed. In return for your report, please send either a Euro, one US Dollar or an International Reply Coupon to cover return postage together with the report and your name and return address to : 21 Sherbrooke Avenue, Glasgow G41 4HF, Scotland.

Around the clock and around the world from Scotland - on AM, FM and the Internet!

Welcome to radio six international, a private (not for profit) radio station operating from Scotland and playing an interesting mixture of songs from the world's unsigned and indie artists in their native languages with a leaning towards instrumentals and some jazz plus specialist shows featuring oldies, bagpipes, easy listening, lounge, Americana, jazz, instrumentals, light music, classical plus some talk shows to spice up the mixture from time to time! If you have any comments, please drop us a line. We rely on a team of outstanding broadcasters and producers who create their programmes for love, not money. Our team of great professionals bringing you programmes this month includes: David Ades, Clem Ashby, Trish Bertram, George Burton, John Cavanagh, Jeananne Crowley, Tony Currie, Susan Fisher, Todd Gordon, Tony Hawkins, Tamara Kennedy, Diana Luke, Karin Spalter, Ewan Spence and Kenny Tosh. Our email address is All our programme material is cleared for internet broadcast with all the copyright owners concerned and licenced by PRS For Music and Phonographic Performance Ltd. No material in any of our broadcasts may be copied or rebroadcast without the written consent of Radio Six International. All rights are reserved by Radio Six International and the individual copyright owners. This website does not use cookies to track your use. Radio Six International is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to The time on the clock shown on our pages derives its data from your computer's clock, and we accept no responsibility for its reliability.

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On Air Now: Random Play

Diana Luke introduces another session of non stop music from our 50 track playlist, blending a unique mix of unsigned, self released, indie and vintage recordings from around the world.

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TimeArtist - Title
01:57:20Valentino Favetta (Italy) - The Bouncer Voice [Extended Mix]
01:51:53Sufiano - Miami-Heat-Wave-mp3
01:51:36JAM Singers and Tony Hatch Sound - Rsi + Ident Full
01:47:02Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart [Alex.N Rhythm Mix]
01:43:07Two - Regrets

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Not Quite Altogether Now

Tony Currie's most recent book Not Quite Altogether Now is a romp through his pioneering days at Radio Clyde, Scotland's first landbased commercial radio station. Covering the first year or so from Hogmanay 1973, the book is essential reading for all true radio anoraks!
Click on the book image for instant ordering details. (Terms & Conditions apply. See here for details.) Also available in all good bookshops at £14.99.

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