Playing tracks by
Bas Jan, Buzzcocks, The Total Rejection, S T F U, Ezra Furman and more.
This show was 40th in the global alternative chart.
Happy Christmas! An assortment of our DJs count down through the best 50 tracks from 2018 based on your votes - continuing the John Peel tradition.
You can hear the full results of this classic poll repeating from Christmas Day and into January, finishing off with Gareth Jones revealing this year's winner!
We repeat it to give everyone a chance to listen in - therefore many people will be listening long after others so please keep the results to yourself for a while.