12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 2pm.] Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week: Late Lunch All-Stars perform a magazine called ‘Everything Is Everything’ just published by the Psychedelic Bolsheviks in Sheffield (and already sold out). Quotes from Raya Dunayevskaya and Guy Debord rub shoulders with accounts of dreams, statements on Brexit and mottoes reprinted from shoe boxes. ‘Down with all your divisions,’ say the PBs, ‘especially that between the chicken and the egg,’ summarizing the thesis of Dunayevskaya's Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution (1981) in one pithy phrase. Not since the Blues has Music interrogated Life with such attention to detail.
1:00am - 1:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 10.30pm.] Private conversations made public, often with special guests including artists, musicians, academics, comedians, film-makers, journalists and friends. Presented by Katherine Johnston, Leonore Schick and Soila Apparicio. For more information visit acast.com/veryloosewomen or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio.
1:30am - 2:30am
Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax. [Repeated Monday 12am.]
2:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Sunday noon.] Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's guest is Clive Bell, straight off the plane from Japan.Clive is a musician, composer and writer with a specialist interest in the shakuhachi, khene (Thai mouth organ) and other East Asian wind instruments, some of which he might play live in the studio.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated Friday 4am.] Taking Tom Waits' description to heart - “Dylan is a planet to be explored” - Laura Tenschert presents a series dedicated to the planet that is Bob Dylan and his musical and cultural orbit.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Nigel Bryant of the South East London based monthly live music night, Sonic Imperfections, plays a selection of experimental and unusual sounds. Today's programme includes new recordings from Lucrecia Dalt, Far Rainbow, COIMS and Dave Clarkson. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday noon.] An hour of contemporary, international folk and acoustic music from London’s go to folk club The Nest Collective, covering the spectrum of 'new folk, old folk and no folk’ sounds. This week Ellie Wilson has acoustic duo Oka Vanga in session, plus tracks by Spiro, Philip Glass and more. Listen to all previous shows on MIxcloud. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:00am - 10:00am
Global environmental news with Alex Smith. If It's Warming - Why This Awful Winter? Super-heated Arctic creates band of chaos further south: expert climatologist and pro weather caster Judah Cohen explains, with new science. Listen up North America, Europe and East Asia! Dr. Andrew Allen reveals why the ocean will store less carbon, as the base of life gets starved for iron in acidic seawater. It's a new climate feedback. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Monday 6am.]
11:00am - 12:00pm
An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend. Today: Phil Ross, guitarist from Spizzenergi, joins Spizz to offer an exclusive preview of five previously unheard new songs! For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. [Repeated Wednesday 4pm.]
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The first of our special Easter holiday broadcasts. Concert highlights from this year's TPAM - Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama. First, 'Scores 3000' and 'Duration, Dynamics and Pitch' - two compositions by Hiroyuki Ura (compositions, keyboard, percussion), Kenichi Kanazawa (steel), Satoko Inoue (piano and toy piano). Recorded by Hiroyuki Ura at Ftarri (for the event TPAM Fringe) on 14 February 2018. Mastered by Hiroyuki Ura. Following these, an untitled performance/installation at BankART1929 by Makoto Oshiro and Takahiro Kawaguchi, from 11 February 2018. With special thanks to Aki Onda and Yoshiyuki Suzuki. Announcer: Ed Baxter. [Repeated Monday 6pm.]
2:00pm - 2:30pm
[Repeated from Wednesday 7.30pm.] Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte".
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Continuing our special holiday broadcasts. RIAFC 003 is a special guest mix from Alan Bishop featuring his 40-minute radio collage 'Lo-Pacific,' followed by a selection of tracks from his Sublime Frequencies Radio series, including Radio Myanmar (Burma), Radio Vietnam, Radio Thaliand, and Radio Sumatra. Lo-Pacific contains radio broadcasts from Burma and the U.S., field recordings from Burma, Sumatra, India, Hawaii, and the U.S., one Sun City Girls performance, and an odd track from a reel of tape found in a Los Angeles dumpster. [Repeated Monday 9pm.]
3:30pm - 4:00pm
[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.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's thriving music-theatre scene. Today's guest: West End and Broadway star Sally Ann Triplett, currently playing Mrs Lovett in the Tooting Arts Club production of ’Sweeney Todd’ at the Barrow Street Theatre in New York. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix. [Repeated Sunday 9am.]
5:00pm - 6:00pm
A radiophonic exploration of how a sacred space should sound, focused on various religious buildings in the city of Lincoln. This work by James Paul Hunter also explores the concept of radio as a broadcast platform and how traditional radio formatting can be subverted, including elements of sound collage and radio documentary formats. [Repeated Monday 8pm.]
6:00pm - 7:00pm
San Franciscan musician (Negativland and much more) and broadcaster (KPFA's Over the Edge) Wobbly (Jon Leidecker) performs 'Monitress' live in session and discusses his music with Seth Horvitz (Sutekh) in this special holiday broadcast. [Repeated Monday 3pm.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
A talk programme dedicated to films and television shows, presented by Marcus Ako and Laura Sampson, with special guest - the hardest working Production Manager in the business - Ariana Ryan. They talk latest film and TV news, titillating television treats and the main discussion this week is Top 5 favourite Rom-Coms. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Budapest Soundwalks: field recordings and sound art from the community of the Central European University. The featured work was produced as part of an MA course in Sound Studies, led by Ian M. Cook, or as part of a workshop co-taught by Lucia Udvardyova and Judit Emese Konopas. Featuring ‘Mindnyájan Hazugok Vagyunk’ by Chris Couch, ‘Bells’ by Hla Aye, the 'Soundwalks Budapest' concert featuring Polina Baitsym, Chris Couch, Bence Kollányi, Erika Lakatos and Anna Zilahi and ‘Difference’ by Polina Baitsym. To find out more about visit Soundwalks Budapest Workshop. [Repeated Monday 9am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
Written by Michael Moreland, 'The Night Porters' is a radio play set in a hotel in an unspecified part of the UK on a night when young Terry is being inducted into the role of night porter by the older outgoing porter, Don. Don’s belief in the supernatural and Terry’s cynically rational view of the world collide in a darkly comic drama. Contains strong language. Don John Yule plays Don; Anthony Strachan is Terry. Producer: Michael McLaren. [Repeated Monday 11pm.]
11:00pm - 11:30pm
'Clapton Pond' is a musical devised specifically for radio, written and performed by artist and musician Patrick Wray. Inspired by Hackney and Clapton in the early to mid-noughties. A host of fanciful characters living in the area take center stage for a visceral, nightmarish tour of Claptons seedy inner life. [Repeated Sunday 6.30am.]
11:30pm - 12:30am
A fantastical and delirious descent into the world of dreams and the discourse of New Age meditation by Theo Sayers. [Repeated Sunday 5.30am.]