12:00am - 1:00am
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). This week's episode feeatures music from David Huckfelt + Keith Secola + Quiltman, EarthChild + CJAY GRIZ, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Samantha Crain, Hope, Carsen Gray, Yellowwolf, The Cody Blackbird Band, Jason Burnstick, Billy Joe Green & Sol James, C-Weed Band, Divide And Dissolve, Mary Youngblood, DKD Dancers & DASH, and KindaColt. Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Sunday 8pm.] Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. This week: brand new music from the likes of Zephania OHora, Aubrie Sellers and Pony Bradshaw plus classics from George Strait and Guy Clark to help keep us on the straight and narrow. Contact the show at email@example.com.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Today: Master J is joined by West End musical theatre performer Karen Holmes. They continue their discussion of memories, anecdotes, and funny stories from their years working professionally in the West End. Topics include: groupies, going 'commando' to an audition and then unexpectedly being asked to dance, the worst audiences, having to deal with drunk people, and performing on a cruise ship that caught on fire and had to be abandoned. Plus, Karen selects a favourite song from the 60+ she recorded for this show last year. For more information visit Master J on Facebook.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 4pm.] 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, Laura talks to Jackie Lee and KG Miles, authors of the new book, Dylan In London: Troubadour Tales. For more information and to get your own Definitely Dylan t-shirt or tote bag, visit www.definitelydylan.com.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11.30pm.] Modulisme (which translates as Modularism) is a series devoted to out of leftfield modular synthesis, with a different sound-designer playing live or offering studio recordings of their choice each week. Today: Los Angeles-based analog modular synth composer, hip-hop producer, visual artist and sound healer, Shiro Fujioka. For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions.
7:00am - 7:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 7.30pm.] Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte". This week: a look at the early career of French-Italian singer and songwriter Nino Ferrer.
7:30am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] Will Hall presents 30 minutes of forgotten, underrated and underappreciated pop and folk music from across the world. International scenes are at home alongside outsider musics, demos and covers, film and game soundtracks, and long-lost rarities in this decentred selection. Follow @digthattreasure on Instagram.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 9pm.] 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. This week: music from Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, The Laze, Army of Moths, Danny Elfman, Enablers, Matt Lebofsky, Baby Labour, Kali Trio, Thumbscrew, and Black Country New Road. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Monday 9pm.] Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world with psychedelic sounds and sometimes poetry. Today's guests: Stephen Pope (Spotlight Ideas); William deGale (BlueBox).
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] An in-depth interview based programme presented by Morgan Quaintance, featuring international contemporary artists, writers and theorists as guests. This month: an episode from the archive. Morgan talks to legendary chronicler of Derry's streets and social history – the artist, filmmaker and photographer Willie Doherty.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week's show joins the dots connecting Jack Hargreaves and A Tribe Called Quest, with a concluding stop-off at the Red Planet. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page. [Repeated Tuesday 7am.]
1:00pm - 2:00pm
A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: the Tshisekedi-led government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to back large-scale illegal logging of the Congo basin as it sticks to its "Ostrich policies" towards its management as a key resource for socio-economic development. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows. [Repeated Tuesday 9am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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. This week: Kevin plays some tracks from early Topic LPs that are now available as digital downloads. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] A personal collage of thoughts and details from experiencing a particular place. Presented monthly by Georgina Bowden. Today: Underwater. Georgina takes us underwater on the Yorke Peninsula. Featuring huge rays, tiny friendly stripy fish, blue crabs and only one dangerous shark warning.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
[Repeats from Monday 2pm.] A series which examines the known and lesser-known landmarks of twentieth century architecture across our European continent. A Monitor Production in Sound. To hear the programme again, or to listen to the first two series of Encounter, go to monitorproductioninsound.eu/.
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. This week: Paige, Terry, Jamille and Lucy talk to Chris from Motability. Chris talks to us about what the scheme provides, who may be eligible, and how he came to be involved. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
4:30pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 10pm.] A Day in the Life by Alex Wood: "I'm a 23 year old third year sound and music production student at the University of Lincoln and an aspiring sound engineer who has been living in shared halls with a entirely new group of people through out the university year. I created this piece to showcase the day in the life of a student through experimental music portraying the many emotions of the day, including the isolation of student living and a soundscape of my daily exercisefeaturing Lincoln's signature sounds. The whole piece is created using household objects such as glass bottles and can tops instead of conventual instruments to give the piece the familiar sound of home." (Followed by "On the Mountain," an old piece for radio by Ed Baxter, featuring the voice of Bob Cheevers.)
5:00pm - 5:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am.] A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. This week: Meet Me artists, volunteers, elders and young people from Albany Young Creatives share experiences of music in Deptford, as we hear samples from dub to drill. Members talk about the changing high street, and share their memories of the area. Recent recordings from the market and shops mark the absence of Lewisham's usual buzz, but five minutes outside Terry's Discount Store shows us the community spirit prevails. With a morning meditation led by artist, Merlin Hayward and Deptford Island Discs with volunteer, Kurban. First broadcast 9 February 2021. Presented by Ron Savill and Rosaline Muirhead. Produced by Hannah Kemp-Welch and Grant Smith. A co-production by the Albany and Entelechy Arts with Soundcamp.
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Promos and new releases spun and sometimes speared by Johnny Seven. This week: Baroque/Psych/Folk-Rock/Labels labels labels... Also, songs that sound like other songs. And Paul Weller goes all Bowie. Miss this and you'll kick yourselves, or each other. Email email@example.com. [Repeated Saturday 11am.]
6:15pm - 6:30pm
A sunken raft of weeds woven into a verdant morass of sound, song and story by the whinnying horses of the Ear Pocket hotel. This week: Barking in the churchyard, in a static swamp, on the trail of a cinecidal director... Action! Show archive at soundcloud.com/into-the-moss. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Saturday 11.45am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week, it's all music with a far-reaching mix bringing forward new music including tracks from Toumani Diabate, Fely Tchako, Miryam Soloman, Shezzie, Doma La Neno and the Quiet Ones. There is also an opportunity to share reminiscences of Rock Against Racism. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeated Monday 4am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week: a transnational take on the ragtime craze that dominated the first two decades of the 20th century and paved the way for the widespread popularity of jazz. Featuring xylophonists, theatre pit bands and military ensembles from Britain, Spain, Germany and Tsarist Russia. [Repeated Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
An A-Z of Public Parks. An exploration of 26 ways in which public parks have shaped our individual and national lives, presented by geographer Dr Wayne Medford. Using music, poetry and field recordings, this single programme moves from their Victorian roots through to the present day. First broadcast 19 December 2019. [Repeated Friday 10am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 9.30pm.] The Earl of Killorglin and Andrew Scott-Bolton of Club Integral - London's long-running "home to the uncategorisable" - explore the music that informs its long running (but currently suspended) concert series in London.