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BBC 6 Music has been described as a "dedicated alternative music station". BBC 6 Music is one of the very few stations in the UK where DJs are given total control over what music to play, no matter if it's mainstream or not, but restricted to not include "soft" music like jazz, classical and easy listening. Evening and weekend programming, however, features a more diverse selection of tracks across genres both popular and on the fringes, with dedicated shows towards different forms of dance, jazz , soul , and Jamaican music , among others. The station also features performances from the BBC music archives, including the " Peel Sessions " put together by John Peel from the late s to