The Doves man goes solo for the first of three special XFM shows.
The Mixtape | Sunday 8pm - 9pm
About The Mixtape
XFM's favourite artists pop in to the studio to play the songs that soundtracked their lives.
From Johnny Marr to Frank Turner... from Biffy Clyro to Vampire Weekend. The great and the good in XFM's world have all made the pilgrimage into the XFM studios to declare their love for great music.
Listen to their selections here and you may come away with a few ideas for tunes to add to your own playlist.
It's Paul Smith of Maximo Park's third and final week on the XFM Mixtape and this week he brings us and you a load of songs from his favourite lyricists.
Paul Smith from Maximo Park brings us the second of his XFM Mixtape. This week, songs he listened to on the journey into, and while at University.
Maximo Park frontman Paul Smith heads into the XFM studio to pick an hour of tracks that he would regularly include on his home-made mix tapes growing up.
The musician compiles music by his favourite singer-songwriters.
Frank takes a trip through a selection of his favourite electronic tracks.
The singer-songwriter picks some of his all time favourite punk songs.
The acclaimed singer-songwriter picks a selection of his favourite emotionally hardcore tracks.
The Blur drummer, politician and solicitor picks some of his favourite songs for XFM.
Nicky Wire and James Dean Bradfield from the Manic Street Preachers return for a second week of a peek into their music collection.
James Dean Bradfield and Nicky Wire from the Manic Street Preachers take us through what they listen to at home, on the bus and just before they go on stage.
Alex Kapranos and Bob Hardy of Franz Ferdinand return once more to the XFM airwaves to bring you an hour of some of their musical highlights.