12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM and Sharon-Rose (on alternate weeks), showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: DJ BPM showcases a mix of JT the Goon productions. JT The Goon is one of the pioneers of the Grime scene, founder member of the legendary Slew Dem crew and co-producer of the iconic tune Gunman Riddim. His Unknown Journey EP is out now on Earthspin Recordings. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 11pm.] Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. Tonight's show features two new albums from the Spun Out Of Control label: The Sleepers by Hattie Cooke and Intercept by Steve Nolan and Grey Frequency. There's also a bonus unreleased treat from Long Meadow, and we close with a return visit to Mark Vernon's An Annotated Phonography Of Chance – an album that seems to have been made specifically with Fog Cast in mind! Further details at: robinthefog.com.
3:30am - 4:30am
Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax. [Repeated Monday 1am.]
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 1pm.] Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE and George Lionel Barker. This week's guest is painter Joshua Uvieghara. Uvieghara talks about how his work draws on his lived experience and is emotionally invested in colour. We talk family, Nigeria, Holland and growing up on the Thamesmead Estate. His paintings are richly colourful, depicting gated communities on the outskirts of Lagos to curious magical places and poetics associated with woodlands and other liminal spaces.
7:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] The Kochi-Muziris Biennale, held in Kochi, Kerala, is the largest art exhibition in India and the biggest contemporary art festival in Asia. Resonance is an outreach partner of KMB, as is Safina Radio Project. Today we present a two-hour Safina special, looking at the history of the Biennale and its place in a South Asian and global context. Chris Dercon, former Director of Tate Modern, talks to Biennale founder Bose Krishnamachari; Sudarshan Shetty, curator of the third edition of the Biennale (2016) and Shwetal Patel, one of the Biennale's founding team, ask if a biennale can accumulate meaning over time and spill into the future. And Anita Dube, curator of the fourth edition (2019) discusses with John Xaviers and Anushka Rajendran her approaches to a Biennale that imagines ‘Possibilities for a Non-Alientated Life.’
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today: Director Hannah Chissick discusses the impact Coronavirus has had on her work, and what she’s doing to prepare for life after lockdown. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] Award-winning LGBTQI magazine show created by comedian Rosie Wilby and hosted by Stewart Who and Sophia Blackwell. This week: Sophia speaks to YA novelist William Hussey about his new LGBT novel for young adults, Hideous Beauty. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 4pm.] A weekly arts magazine show in which filmmaker Henry Scott-Irvine looks at independent cinema, music and arts. This week: former Grenfell Tower resident and filmmaker Ish talks about his award-winning documentary Failed By The State. This film looks into the truth behind the Grenfell Tower disaster and its immediate aftermath. Plus, an on-air debut session from Laura Miller, and journalist David Dent's appraisal of the life and work of singer-songwriter Daniel Johnstone. First broadcast 24 September 2019.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's guest is Blanca Regina, an artist, teacher and curator based in London who is currently involved in creating audiovisual performances, sound works, installations and film. Her research and practice encompass sound art, free-improvisation, moving image, live events, electronic music and performance. First broadcast 10 June 2018. [Repeated Friday 1am.]
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Master J in a show about working in the arts. Today he is joined by West End musical theatre performer Karen Holmes. In the show they will go through the decades, with Karen singing a song from four different decades. Two songs chosen by Master J and two she will choose for herself. These are all songs she has never sung before. Though well known chart toppers, they will be a challenge for Karen to make them work with her voice. For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeated Thursday 3.30am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 1pm.] Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the latest plea from the National Pensioners Convention for a decent state pension in retirement, and their latest call on keeping up the pressure for the over-75s’ free TV licence. Plus, the latest call from Age UK on fighting together to save free TV for the over-75s, "it has never felt as urgent as it does right now". Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
French underground, synth and progressive music of the 1970s, presented by Warren Hatter. This week, we repeat our second Science Fiction special. How did SF influence French Underground music? Featuring Tim Blake, Spacecraft, Mar-Vista, Ose (with Richard Pinhas), Jacky Chalard and Musica Electronica Viva. First broadcast 1 December 2019. Tweet to @frenchrocksmplr. [Repeated Wednesday 4am.]
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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. This week, we’re listening to the new Bob Dylan album, “Rough And Rowdy Ways.” For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com. [Repeated Thursday 4am.]
5:00pm - 6:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 1.30pm.] Laura Pradelska and Lara Fraser share their international cultural interests, stemming from their respective careers as actor and producer as well as their joint DJ career as The Lallas. Today: a cultural edition peppered with funky music.
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. We visit Beaconsfield in Vauxhall this week and introduce our upcoming live streaming residency, comprising a one month 24 hour a day improvisation and durational performance by Simon Tyszko. Details of programmed film screenings, guests and events at http://beaconsfield.ltd.uk/ and our own www.theculture.net/transitions. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A genre free music show produced and presented by Paul Jackson. Each track connects to the following in a running order that switches between musical styles, dates and audio quality – often leading to strange and unlikely musical pairings. Visit black2comm.com for more information. [Repeated Thursday 2.30am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Marina Organ presents an hour of music that uses unconventional structures and 'other' time signatures – gathered from the worldwide undergrounds of math rock, avant prog, weird electronica and strange pop. Today: first broadcast 8 July 2018, a birthday celebration for Cardiacs founder Tim Smith, featuring music from Koenji Hyakkei, Make A Rising, Lapsus Linguae, Henry Cow, Sir Millard Mulch, Cheer Accident, 180Gs, Nick Prol and the Proletarians and Thumpermonkey. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Thursday 8am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week's edition has been produced by Brad Brace and features recordings from the project Belize Revisited. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 5am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 9am.] Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. Today: author Jerry Smith discusses one of the the greatest artefacts ever recorded, the Spear of Destiny, which shaped history from the time of Jesus's crucifixion to WW2, where the spear was found in Hitler's bunker. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.