1:30am - 6:30am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] A nine part retrospective of the first five seasons of the Radia network’s epochal (and on-going) radio art series. Assembled by Lee Stapleford. Today: season 1 (part 1), from 2005, featuring: Corrosion Suite by Dan Wilson; ADIO by Ivan Bachev; The Grand Theft by Sanyi; Cuisine Interne Keuken by Wendy Van Wynsberghe; and Bandidos Desesperados by Bandidos Desesperados.
6:30am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 2am.] Conceptual radio art. Loops, loops and more loops.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] A weekly show hosted by urbanist Donald Hyslop. This week Donald talks to musician John Etheridge about music, creativity and working "outside the box". They are also joined by Kate Daniels. First broadcast 5 June 2020.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Friday 9pm.] Joe Cushley explores 13 Bar Blues and Twisted Roots music from around the globe. From the the 1920s to the present day, from the barrel-house to the arthouse via the bedsit, from Mali to Mississippi to the Mekong via New Malden - every culture has its blues. For more information visit Balling The Jack on Facebook. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
10:00am - 11:00am
The London Improvisers Orchestra was 20 years old in 2018. To mark this anniversary, LIO member and conductor Caroline Kraabel spoke to people who improvise in music, visual art, dance, politics and religion, as well as in life. First broadcast September 2018. Next episode same time tomorrow.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week: we learn all about Dalston’s Rio Cinema and the Tape/Slide Newsreel Group's photos of '80s Hackney, and the Old School Rooms’ Caretaker Rob Truscott shares how they’ve continued to support the local community during lockdown. Plus Alice McKenna speaks to Suryagupta Dharmacharini, Chair of the London Buddhist Centre, about the benefits of her practice, and we do a 2-minute meditation live on air. Host Sue Elliott-Nichols is joined again by Janet Evans, Sharon Aspess and Steve Roberts, with music from our resident DJ Frank Kaos. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]
1:00pm - 1:30pm
[Repeated from Monday 6pm.] Journey around the world with travel hungry record collector Jamal and experience ethereal music spanning cosmic soul, global funk and spiritual jazz. This week: Zouk from the Caribbean, Guadalupe and South Africa. You'll explore far off and far out places all from the comfort of your own sanctuary. Find Jamal on Mixcloud, Facebook and Instagram.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
[Repeats from Sunday 4.30pm.] A four part sonic exploration by James Torrance of Modernist architect Ernö Goldfinger’s utopian drive to build for a better world. Featuring architects, historians, artists, and residents of his social housing schemes, the series examines themes of landscape, community, architectural legacy and the modern home. First broadcast September 2013.
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. [Repeated Saturday 3.30am.]
3:00pm - 4:00pm
[Repeated from Friday 7pm.] A talk show dedicated to films and television shows, presented by Marcus Ako, Laura Sampson and David Campbell. This week: Marcus and Laura chat with the cast and crew behind WW2 drama, Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk (released on DVD and Amazon Prime on 3 August 2020). Producer Dave finally catches up with the musical Hamilton on Disney+ and the #Top5Favourites segment this week: Songs from the musical Hamilton. Visit STB's Facebook page for more information and send them a tweet @STB_ResonanceFM.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeats from Sunday 6pm.] First broadcast August 2010 and repeated now to see how it stands up. Rys Farthing and K. Biswas speculate on politics and culture circa 2020. This episode: The Political Future. “The first of a six part series exploring future life in Britain, tonight examining what the British political landscape might look like over the next decade - for political parties, political ideologies and the way people will engage with politics.” Guests include Labour's Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome editor Jonathan Isaby, psephologist Professor John Curtice; Dr Madsen Pirie, Director of the free-market Adam Smith Institute; LibDem Voice editor Stephen Tall; David Babbs of campaign organisation 38 Degrees, and the New Statesman's Laurie Penny. Other shows in the series explore inequality and welfare in the UK, work, culture, identity and the media.
5:00pm - 6:30pm
The art of the contemporary graphic novel and strip cartoon, with Alex Fitch. Today: Learning from Comics. In this Panel Borders Summer Special, a variety of artists, writers and educators discuss how sequential art is a valuable medium for imparting information about the world. In a panel discussion recorded at the British Science Festival, Alex talks to illustrator Sally Kindberg, writer Alex Frith, graphic novelist Daniel Locke, conservationist Chris Sandom and astrophysicist Kathy Romer about using comics to educate children about science. Also, in a Q&A recorded at the Myriad Salon, guest presenter Robin Ince talks to cartoonist Darryl Cunningham about his latest book Billionaires: The Lives of the Rich and Powerful, which considers the history and influence of Jeff Bezos, Rupert Murdoch, the Koch brothers and others. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Friday 3am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London.This week: awesome new Latin vibes from Charanga Del Norte, multi-cult lockdown collaborations by guitar hero Simon Thacker, soulful Bosnian ballads from Amira Medunjanan, and British-Asian classics by pioneering vocalists Sheila Chandra & Najma Akhtar, plus a mini-tribute for Balla Sidibe, founder of legendary Senegalese band Orchestra Baobab. [Repeated Monday 8am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
[Repeated from Sunday 4.30pm.] A psychogeophonic survey of the borough of Hackney by Nick Hamilton, inspired by and featuring Iain Sinclair. First broadcast March 2009.
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A selection of this year's Clear Spots: something different each day throughout August. Today, from 6 February 2020: Radum Calls, Radum Calls (Drag City 2019) is Sean O’Hagan’s second solo album. His first came out in 1990, titled High Llamas — how’s that for paths taken and not taken! It’s clear we simply can’t know what the future brings. Nearly 30 years down that once-was road, 10-12 albums of the extreme pleasures that High Llamas song craft and sonic obsessions have provided, here’s Sean to talk about all that, Stereolab, Brian Wilson and everything in between, with co-host Simon Russell.
9:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends Leonore Schick and Soila Apparicio like to make private conversations public. They discuss art, activism and women’s issues, often with special guests and friends.This week: Monique Jackson speaks about Covid-19, its after effects and making a comic about her experience on Instagram @_coronadiary. For more information visit acast.com/veryloosewomen or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio. [Repeated Saturday 10.30pm.]
9:30pm - 10:10pm
Artists Ruth Beale and Amy Feneck (The Alternative School of Economics) host True Currency: About Feminist Economics. They speak to academic researchers, policy experts, community leaders and activists, to explore financial inequality, feminism, intersectionality, labour exploitation, unpaid work, care, unionisation and reproductive labour. This week: If Women Counted. The series begins by asking "What is feminist economics? How are women part of, and excluded from, the economy?", and starts to unpack the issues around work, care and parenthood. 1/6. Produced by Lucia Scazzocchio from Social Broadcasts, commissioned by Gasworks. [Repeated Sunday 9am.]
10:10pm - 10:30pm
A longish solo guitar improvisation by Tom Besley to mark Resonance FM's 18th birthday; and Bronac Ferran's short "On Not Making Conversations," same vintage. First broadcast 1 May 2020. [Repeats Sunday 9.40am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
An exploration of the sounds and influences of south London music scenes with an emphasis on younger, newer artists. With Walter Lockwood playing the music that soundtracks his youth. [Repeats Saturday 12am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Contemporary Native American and First Nations music from a wide range of indigenous musicians in North America, selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew Graves-Johnston (aka DJ Droid). Tonight: music by Anachnid, Kashtin, Claude McKenzie, Florent Vollant, Joey Stylez, Twin Flames, STOiK + Jah'kota + Plex + Drezus, Conrad Bigknife, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson + Cris Dersen, Stun, The Bloodshots, Raymond Sewell, and Tchutchu. Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]