12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: DJ BPM presents a mix compiled by Grime Disciple mixed by Stoney Hawk. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 11am.] Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. Tonight: new music from Bagaski, Forest Robots and Daniel Inzani, plus a dip into the archive to unearth recordings from Christian Terstegge and Peter Cusack. Come drift into the night with us... Further details at: robinthefog.com.
4:30am - 5:00am
Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen. [Repeated Sunday 4.30am.]
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. This week: Bob and Roberta Smith plays guitar and tin cans as a sound pool to spin a reading of his father’s 1967 Paul Hamlyn book on Henri Matisse. The book represented an early experiment by the publisher Hamlyn to bring to the public large colour reproductions of modernist masterpieces. An extensive essay by Frederick Brill guided readers through Matisse's motivations.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Sound-art and transmission-art delivered monthly by London sound art collective Gwaith Sŵn. This month: Gwaith Sŵn wander back to April 2016 and an old show on the theme of language. Kevin Ka Wei Chan and Dan Linn-Pearl present sound work, discussion, features and performances. With contributions from Kevin Ka Wei Chan, Sam Conran, Paul Freeman, Nigel Jenkins, Dan Linn-Pearl, Jon Mayne, Stephen Stamper. Rose Linn-Pearl talks to concrete poet Childe Roland.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 12pm.] Music from the catalogues of Far Side Music, the world's primary source for East Asian sounds, presented by Paul Fisher. This week: Saturday night in Sunda, Western Java. Featuring the wistful sounds of Pop Sunda and the mesmeric dance style Jaipongan from the 1980s and 1990s, with a few earlier and later tracks. Follows a real journey and indeed a Saturday night Paul spent in Bandung in the mid-90s. The trip was primarily to interview pop sunda singer Detty Kurnia. Paul stayed at the house of Nano. S. – the musician who had popularised Pop Sunda from the 1960s – and visited Jugula studios to meet Gugum Gumbira, the originator of Jaipongan. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today they uncover another 'Shocking Showtune' and attempt to identify a mystery guest in 'Who's On The Line?'. Plus, Tim's knowledge is put to the test in 'Someone Else's Specialist Subject'. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Filmmaker Henry Scott-Irvine looks at independent cinema, music and arts. This week: Nick Pentelow traces a thorough history of R&B and rock and roll saxophone music. Nick was Roy Wood's saxophone player in Wizzard throughout the 1970s. He currently plays with Andy Fairweather Low, having been a mainstay musician in the musical Blood Brothers. First broadcast 26 May 2020.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show includes three collaborations with Adrian Northover (with the Brontes, Anna Homler and Nick Lubran, twice). There’s a brief introduction to Chihiro Ono’s new release, whilst Will Menter bangs some metal in a French river. Henry Flynt, Tony Conrad and Gurdjieff make up the numbers. [Repeated Friday 1am.]Listen live
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Master J is joined by West End musical theatre performer Karen Holmes. This week they list their favourite and worst musicals of all time, discussing this from the audience's and the performer's point of view. Topics include: jukebox musicals, film versions of shows, and the worst on film performances from well known Hollywood actors. Plus, Karen selects a favourite song from the 60+ she recorded for this show last year. 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: Age UK summarises step 2 of "the Coronavirus roadmap" for the further lifting of restrictions into April. The National Pensioners Convention calls for free and safe broadband for all over-75s and Lewisham Pensioners Forum's Bridgit Sam-Bailey is calling for getting more older people digitally literate. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
New music profile produced by Maintenant festival, with the support of the SHAPE platform, co-funded by the Creative Europe program of European Union. Today: Crystallmess, whose DJ style is eclectic yet cohesive, relying more on textures, sound continuum and narrative rather than genres while still rocking the dance floor. [Repeats Monday 3am.]
5:00pm - 6:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am] 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: Lara and Laura dive deep into wellness and health trends for 2021. Peppered with their favourite tunes and special guest Melanie Jolicoeur, the show covers all aspects of body, mind and soul.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: an exclusive archive interview and radio session with late Texan songwriting legend Guy Clark to coincide with the release of a documentary of Guy’s life and music, “Without Getting Killed or Caught”. Featuring an exclusive performance of two of his songs. This serves as a good primer for the documentary’s producer and publicist Tamara Saviniano’s sit-down next week. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. This week: you'll be hearing brand new music from the likes of Aubrie Sellers, Colter Wall and Joshua Ray Walker plus classics from Roger Miller and Glen Campbell help keep the ship on course. Contact the show at firstname.lastname@example.org. [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. This week: music from Danny Elfman, Zach Hill, Hella, Nick Hudson, Toby Driver, Sonus Umbra, Cardiacs, Steiger, Gerald, Radon Chong, Rob Crow's Thingy and Ava Mendoza's Unnatural Ways. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. 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 regular edition features Manja Ristić, Pierrot Desperes, Beatriz Ferreyra, Natasha Barrett, Dave Phillips, sounds from The Aporee Maps, and an intro by Cain Blanchard. 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. This week: Rob talks with archeologist Carl Lerberger about his book that proposes the Celtic race reached the Americas 2000 years ago. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.