Listen Outside On The Radio: Water

Our final summer special for Radio Six International was water-themed. Water is life, not just in the technical, scientific sense, but also in the metaphorical sense. Rivers are the stories of our lives and the open sea is both doubt and freedom.

Жива вода – Illaria

Lazily unfolding ecstatically spiritual dance from Ukraine (Facebook/Soundcloud/Website)


Classical, operatic vocals and sweeping atmospheric music from the Slovenian ESC 2017 National Final act. (Facebook/Website)

Rising Tides – Valparaiso feat. Phoebe Killdeer & Howe Gelb

A haunting and menacing duet with a touch of noir to it. (Facebook/Website)

Run To The River – Boggie

Reflective acoustic pop from former Hungarian ESC representative. (Facebook/Website)

Ngurr (Rain Song) – Kardajala Kirridarra

A creative collective of indigenous Australian women create trancendentally timeless music. (Facebook/Soundcloud)

River – Angeelia

Beautiful, warmly romantic, ambient pastoral pop from Estonia. (Facebook/Soundcloud)

Rain – Basalt

A very special and delicate piece of music from the Syrian trio who have made Vienna their home. (Facebook)

Half Seas Over – Amini

Just sharp enough to be delicious, it’s twee indie pop from the Norwegian duo. (Facebook/Soundcloud)

The Lake – Galley Beggar

Is it proggy folk, or folky prog? It’s great either way. (Facebook/Website)

Hot Water – King Gizzard & The Lizzard Wizzard

Chugging psych from the best-worst band name in history. (Website/Bandcamp)

Oceans of Love – Hana Oceans

Pleasantly complex Swedish electropop (Facebook/Website/Soundcloud)

Rivers – Polaroid3

Intense and thoughtful French orchestral indie pop. (Facebook/Bandcamp/Soundcloud)

Bitter Water – The Oh Hellos

Sunny bluegrass which almost sounds like it was recorded outdoors. (Facebook/Website/Bandcamp)

Rain In Soho – The Mountain Goats

Appropriately gloomy song from a concept album about Goths. (Website)

Listen Outside On The Radio: Fire

Our third show features songs with a Fire theme. From the burning passion of a love affair to the celebration of the hearth and home, fire is a metaphor for destruction, creation, intensity and celebration.

Firestorm – Conchita

The Queen of the Unstoppables delivers fire. Facebook/Website

En Feu – Soprano

Uptempo, celebratory French rap. Facebook/Website

I’ve Got A Fire – Andi Toth

Empowering pop from the promising Hungarian singer songwriter. Facebook

Brasa – Jade Baraldo

Smouldering soul from the alumnus of The Voice of Brazil. Facebook/Website

Säde – Trad!Attack

Sparkling, beautiful Estonian traditional music with a bit of edge. Facebook/Website/Bandcamp

Fiesta en el Inferno – Fangoria

B-movie dancepop from Spanish dancefloor veterans. Facebook/Website

House Fire – Braxi

Theatrical pop from the Netherlands cabaret scene. Facebook/Website

Fire – Avoid Dave

Excellently jarring Estonian trip hop. Facebook/Soundcloud

Hearth – Saor

Soaring atmospheric metal, full of the majesty of Scottish landscapes. Facebook/Bandcamp.

If I Burn (You Burn Too) – Tara Lee

The rockier end of folk pop from one of Dublin’s finest multitalented women. Facebook

Dreams On Fire – Blue Foundation

Shoegazey Danish pop. Facebook/Website

Inferno Club – Acid Waves

Heavy Mexican prog, designed for the dancefloor. Facebook/Website


Noisy Polish punk. Facebook/Bandcamp/Soundcloud

Fire – BON AIR

Breezy French country-tinged folk pop Facebook/Website/Soundcloud

Listen Outside On The Radio: Air

For our second show, all of our musical selections are loosely themed around the element of air.

Velvet Volume – Leap Into Heaven

Energetic & joyful all-sister Danish rock group. Facebook/Youtube

Nathan Trent – Aire

Summery Spanish language reboot of the hit from Eurovision 2017’s Mr Congeniality. Website/Facebook/Soundcloud

Druso – Passing Breeze

Mysterious Spanish pop singer brings breezy, casual psychedelia. Website / Facebook

Céu – Varanda Suspensa

Dreamy Brazilian low-key electronic bossa nova-ish pop. Website/Facebook/ Bandcamp

 Ochepovsky – I’m The Wind

Achingly beautiful modern jazz with a featured vocal from Horek McMillan. Website/Facebook/Soundcloud

Belgrado – Wiatr

Spanish/Polish post-punk group with an amazing aesthetic make danceable rock music. Facebook/Bandcamp

Noko Woi – Floating and Flying

Salvador Sobral’s previous Barcelona-based band make beautiful Jeff Buckley/early Radiohead style post rock music. Facebook/Bandcamp

Ankathie Koi – Hurricane

Beautifully bemulleted Austrian retro electropop goddess in synth heaven. Facebook/Bandcamp

Wincent Weiss – Frische Luft

German reality singing sensation with sophisticated, airy, pastoral pop. Website/Facebook


Experimental Norwegian electro artist makes weird 80’s inspired pop. Soundcloud/Facebook

Mick Pedaja – Breathe Breath/Hingake

Gorgeously spare, beautiful ambient pop from Estonia’s finest (and Listen Outside mascot). Website/Facebook/Soundcloud

KK & Magnus Eriksson – Vindur

Rootsy, country-ish Icelandic trad. Website/Soundcloud

Wucan – Father Storm

Female-fronted, flute enhanced retro 70’s stoner rock with immense groove and verve. Website/Facebook/Bandcamp

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Listen Outside On The Radio: Earth

For the first of our special summer radio shows on Radio Six International we’re sharing songs with a casual theme of ‘Earth’. Here’s our track listing and the relevant links for each of our fabulous Listen Outside artists.

Gallops – Actual Landscapes

Heavy atmospheric synthy rock from Wales. Bandcamp/Website/Facebook

Marnie – Lost Maps

Super cool electropop from the Ladytron frontwoman. Bandcamp/Website/Facebook

Yombe – Vulkaan

Hip, volcanic Italian dance. Soundcloud/Facebook

Francesca Michelien – Vulcano

Summery, dramatic pop from the Italian Eurovision star. Buy Single/Facebook

Be The Bear – Erupt

Epic Swedish audio landscapes. Facebook/Website

Saint Sister – Blood Moon

Spooky Irish doom folk with haunting harmonies. Bandcamp/ Facebook/ Website

The Devil Makes Three – All Hail

It’s the end of the world and they feel just fine. Devil may care bluegrass and roots. Facebook/Website

Porya Hatami – Autumn

Deeply beautiful ambient music combined with delicate, detailed field recordings. Website/Bandcamp

Antony & Cleopatra – Dust

Knotty, gnarly dancefloor music. Soundcloud/Facebook

Fredda – La Gardien Des Fleurs

Slinky French duet, in which being the guardian of the flowers is probably metaphorical. Bandcamp/Website/Facebook

Vinicio Caposella – La Faccia Del Terra

Gruff voiced, Waitsian tales of bluesy misery. But in fabulous, throaty Italian. Website/Facebook

Tres Alamos – Cuidad des Montanas

Southern-style rock that’s even more southern because it’s from Mexico. Gnarly indeed. Facebook

SOFA – Correcaminos

Summery, highly listenable prog with no pretensions, just great instrumentation. Bandcamp/Facebook

M, Toumani Diabate, Sidiki Diabate & Friends – Solidarité

Incredibly joyous miniature world tour, where we feel the love and solidarity of people joined together through music. Buy album/Facebook

You can now listen to the full show at Mixcloud