Today

Thursday 23rd February

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2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Traditional Music Hour

Reg Hall and Kevin Sheils (on alternate weeks) present an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. [Repeated Monday 12 noon.]

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3:00pm - 3:30pm

Records Comic, Curious And Cracked

[Repeated from Tuesday 5.30pm.] An eco-neutral trawl through the unusual records acquired by various means, including even purchase, during an otherwise mostly virtuous lifetime by Jack Thorington.

3:30pm - 4:30pm

The Other Woman

Curated by Ruth Barnes, The Other Woman is a collective representing alternative female artists in music, comedy and performance. This week: Musician Piney Gir presents with guests: Michelle Greeff, a pioneer of 3D printing and managing director of Hobs Creative to discuss her holistic approach to business; and Ashley Jones, yoga guru and life coach, founder of Love Is In You for this love-themed show. Plus a live session from Alessi. Visit ruthbarnes.co.uk for more information. [Repeated Monday 10am.]

4:30pm - 5:30pm

There Then, Hear NowHighlight

Mark Aitken examines the relationship between photography and sound. This week: Jack Foley was the man who initiated the art of Foley sound recording as the silent movie era transformed to sound. Richard West, co-editor of Source magazine brings in his coconuts and other Foley accoutrements to explore the use of dubbed sound with photographs. Past editions of the show are here. [Repeated Saturday 7am.]

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Pull the Plug

Promos and new releases spun and sometimes speared by Johnny Seven. This week: an old cassette from 1980 gets released in 2017 on vinyl. Everyone's trying to emulate the soundtrack from Stranger Things. Psych-rock morphs into Suicide-meets-The Silicon Teens. Electro-tyranny in Drag. Oh, and a sneak preview of the forthcoming album from Jane Weaver. It's all happenin'! Send your new and/or unreleased to Pull the Plug, ResonanceFM, 144 Borough High Street London SE1 1LB or email an mp3 to pulltheplugseven@gmail.com. [Repeated Saturday 11am.]

6:00pm - 6:30pm

Hooting Yard On The Air

Live, out of leftfield fiction with Resonance's prodigious author-in-residence Frank Key. Visit hootingyard.org for more information. [Repeated Sunday 7.30pm.]

6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Outerglobe

Debbie Golt explores African music and wider arts and culture. This week: African music & arts cultural activist Ivorian Atta, CEO/founder of Focus Organisation, talks up Focus' London Festival crowdfunding & Gambian Jally Kebba Susso shares news of Banjul-London his new album. Plus new music from Oumous Sangare, JKS & Vocal Global. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]

7:30pm - 8:00pm

Hot Club du Monde

A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week: the story of how five boys from New Orleans created “three minutes that shook the world” 100 years ago this week, with the first ever jazz record! [Repeated Wednesday 10.30am.]

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Clear SpotHighlight

Tender for the Garden. Narrated by a street sweeper, this hour-long broadcast follows him working over two separate shifts, a dayshift and a nightshift, between which is a brief sound interlude, with day becoming dusk. Each shift is divided into four distinct chapters, with each chapter representing a movement of time. It is 24 hours in the life of the city. All field recordings are from the streets of London. No artificial sounds or sound effects have been used. Written and recorded by Jeremy Clarke. Soundtrack composed and arranged by Stas Shevchenko. Tender for the Garden was originally published as The Stone Land in the book Spatiamentum by Jeremy Clarke. For more information visit jeremyclarke.com. [Repeated Friday 9am.]

9:00pm - 10:30pm

Adventures in Music and Sound

New music with The Wire magazine. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information. Contact theconduit@thewire.co.uk. [Repeated Sunday 1am.]

10:30pm - 11:00pm

Radia

Radia, the international group of independent cultural radio stations, presents a new show realised by one of its members, exploring new and forgotten ways of making radio. Visit radia.fm for more information. [Repeated Saturday 1.30am.]

11:00pm - 12:00am

Bermuda Triangle Test Transmissions Broadcasts

Live radiophonic interventions with Howard Jacques and Melanie Clifford. Visit btttb.blogspot.com/ for more information. Contact
testtransmissions@gmail.com. [Repeated Sunday 12am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

Bonanza And Son

[Repeated from Wednesday 4.30pm.] Martyn Bonanza explores Country Music and Americana past, present, and future. This week: part 2 of the recent interview and live session with James McMurtry, recorded in situ prior to James' recent live show at The Garage, London. Visit bonanzablues.blogspot.co.uk for more information. Listen on demand: mixcloud.com/bonanza-son.

1:00am - 2:00am

Queer Temporalities

[Repeated from Monday 11pm.] A radiophonic journey through the queer time frame with Ennoia Neoptolomus, which challenges the commercialized, commodified and hyper-objectified view of identity projected by the mainstream (gay and straight) and to transform the way we listen to gender and sexuality.

2:00am - 3:00am

Nana Nicol's Balearic Cosmic Slop

[Repeated from Sunday 5pm.] Sarah "Nana" Nicol delves into her trolley bag and pulls out a selection of leftfield disco, edits, and cosmic delights.

3:00am - 4:00am

The Organ presents The Other Rock Show

[Repeated from Sunday 9pm.] Rhythmically other, entertaining, perplexing and unashamedly progressive sounds, playing music that uses unusual time signatures, song structures and dynamics - sounds that break out of Western music's obsession with 4/4. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information.

4:00am - 4:30am

Gate Kicks

[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] Introduced by MC 2 Decks and produced by people with learning disabilities at the Gate Art Centre, Gate Kicks covers art, music, dance, film, theatre and offers a hub where this truly underground art scene is exposed to a larger audience.