12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: new releases from Owlybeats and Joe Fire, Ground Hummm, Crow Beats, J Beatz, Mr Peoples, Hitpoint, Blvck Covvboys and MoJoe. Plus fresh dubs from JT The Goon, and Grime classics from J Sweet, Syer B and Dexplicit. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Thursday 9pm.] New music with The Wire magazine. Tonight's host: Astrud Steehouder. Music by Éliane Radigue, Pauline Oliveros, Laurie Spiegel, Cabaret Voltaire, Seefeel and more. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information. Contact email@example.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: in 2019 Bob and Roberta Smith was invited to make a work reflecting on JMW Turner's presence at Petworth House in the early part of the 19th century. The project fell victim to Covid-19, but not before Bob was able to interview saxophonist George Cleghorn. Now in 2021 Bob is painting the interview inspired by Cleghorn’s assertion that in the reflective elegiac journey there is a connection between JMW Turner and John Coltrane. This show features the pure process of transcribing George Cleghorn's words.
6:00am - 7:00am
[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. This month's show includes new music from Map 71, Tegh, Dave Clarkson and Phil Maguire. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information.
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: tracks from the just released Takashi Hirayasu and Bob Brozman, Live in Tokyo 1999 album. This was the release concert for the album Warabi Uta, or Jin Jin/Firefly, probably the biggest selling Okinawan album overseas. Plus other Okinawan music featuring acoustic guitar including classic songs from Nenes, Tetsuhiro Daiku, Begin, Hasiken and Yoriko Ganeko, ending with a live recording of Takashi Hirayasu from 1975. 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’s guests: Luke Bateman and Michael Conley from 'The Sorrows of Satan'; and Jack Holden from 'Cruise' at the Duchess Theatre. 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 Sophia Blackwell. This week: Sophia talks to performer and promoter King Frankie Sinatra, MC of drag king event King of Clubs, and author Lucy-Anne Holmes talks about her new book, Women on Top of the World. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Henry Scott-Irvine Presents... Record Studio Tales, looking at the people behind great records made in the last 60 years. Today, we look at 50 Years of Fly Records, one of Britain's original and longest surviving indie labels, with label manager Ronen in conversation with Henry. You'll hear some 'never before issued' remasters of songs by Procol Harum, Gary Brooker, T Rex, Beverley, Tucker Zimmerman, Jimmy Thomas, Michael Chapman, and The Pirates; alongside insights and historical contextualisation. First broadcast 13 April 2021.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week: The Ambrosia Rasputin Show travels to Halle, Prague and Vienna on the Tonic Train, plus a song from the Vilna Ghetto, Misha Mengelberg in Hilversum, the Nkengas from Nigeria, Magma in Paris and not forgetting the Inclusion Principle in Sheffield. Enough already? [Repeated Friday 1am.]
1:30pm - 2:00pm
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 for a topical discussion about some of this week’s biggest stories. Topics include: the Australian billionaire who lost a copyright court case for infringing a Twisted Sisters song, famous acts watching their own cover bands and how that might inform their future direction, the dates and shows that are scheduled to be opening in the next few months in the West End. 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: the National Pensioners Convention highlights the digital-only drive by many UK organisations "breaches the human rights of our oldest citizens who feel increasingly excluded from essential services". Age UK reports on step 3 of the government’s Coronavirus roadmap for the lockdown lifting and Age UK Campaigns’ manager, Eorann Lean, asks you to tell her about your experience of being able to visit loved ones in care homes since 8th March 2021. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
New series! Travel to Japan with Nick Luscombe and James Greer as they explore the sound of Tokyo with field recordings made in around Odaiba, Tokyo Station, Kabukicho and Takanawa Gateway. Plus, music from Yasuaki Shimizu and Joji Yuasa. For more information visit www.mscty.space. [Repeats 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: Laura and Robert turn their focus to some rare recordings from early on in Dylan's career, and they finally, definitively, answer the question of who is playing the guitar on 'Don't Think Twice (It's All Right)'. For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com. [Repeated Thursday 4am.]
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. This week: Lara and Laura take you all around the world. From wellness guru Melanie Joliceaur‘s final instalment of the Body, Mind And Soul series to business tips and new music, The Lallas have your Tuesday afternoon covered.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: Gianluca celebrates Mississippi blues icon Charlie Patton's 140th birthday with tracks and some history. He also premieres an all-women's Cuban roots music band from field recordings in Guantanamo, less than thirty miles from Guantanamo Bay. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: we listen to field recordings from a communal typewritten literature experiment, initiated by Vivyan Raoul at the Really Free School squat project that accompanied the student protests circa 2010. Visit theculture.net/ for more information. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. 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. 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 edition entitled 'London Punch', has been produced in the UK by Keith De Mendonca. 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: Dr. Raymond A. Keller, Venus researcher, retired history professor and award-winning author of the Venus Rising trilogy. Dr. Keller's books explore various facets of conditions of life on Venus in many dimensions from a perspective of conspiracies, history, theosophy and space research. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.