12:00am - 1:00am
The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. Tonight: Metal featuring Lania Dawes. In honour of Women's History Month, this show is the 4th instalment of our March programming featuring black women musicians. With special guest Lania Dawes, author of the book, What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal. First broadcast 24 March 2021. For more information visit isblackmusic.com. [Repeated Saturday 2.30am.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 5.30pm.] A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: new records from March 2021. Featured artistes may include Ural Umbo, Jean-Philippe Gross & Jerome Noetinger, Ola Kvernberg, A Tonic For The Troops, Clara Engel, Philip Sulidae, Christine Ott, Alan Licht, Richard Chartier, Alexandra Spence, Takuma Watanabe, and Microtub. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 3pm.] Travel to Japan with Nick Luscombe and James Greer as they explore the sound of Tokyo. This week: featuring Toshi Ichiyanagi, a lakeside jam session, and a trip around Tokyo Disneyland's monorail. For more information visit www.mscty.space.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 11pm.] A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week's edition, entitled 'Three Horizons', has been produced in the UK by Sebastiane Hegarty. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information.
6:00am - 7:00am
[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 talks to Helen Simmons - writer, film producer and co-host of Rules For Life podcast. Also, filmmaker siblings and friends of the show, Shakespeare Sisters return to talk about their next film project. Marcus and Producer Dave talk about the BAFTA TV awards. Visit STB's Facebook page for more information. Tweet to @STB_ResonanceFM. Instagram @ShootTheBreezeShow.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] A weekly show hosted by urbanist Donald Hyslop. This week: Donald talks with writer, editor and publisher Mark Riddaway. Since 2012 he has been the editor and publisher of Market Life, the bi-monthly food magazine of London's Borough Market and has recently published his debut book, Borough Market: Edible Histories. We discuss his upbringing in Bracknell, studying in Brighton through to his work at Borough.
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.
9:00am - 10:00am
Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week: Rob discusses the UFO phenomenon and recent government footage and disclosure reports. Visit robsimone.com for more information. [Repeated Monday 12am.]
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 8pm.] Langham Research Centre present their favourite electronic music and musique concrète, mixing classics and new releases. Today: music from Clive Richardson, Meitei, Katharina Schmidt & Fahmi Mursyid, Gottfried Michael Koenig, John Cage, Elsa Justel, Axel Dörner & Richard Scott, Pauline Oliveros, Pierre-Luc Lecours.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week: we find out about Shared Lives, an initiative which has seen people across the borough opening up their homes to become carers for those in need of support. Plus, we meet local residents campaigning to save the NHS from privatisation, and we hear about Swirl of Words/Swirl of Worlds, a poetry project celebrating Hackney’s multicultural communities with an exhibition and book with poems in nearly 100 languages. Host Sue Elliott-Nichols is joined by Janet, Sharon, Steve and Judy, with music from our resident DJ Frank Kaos. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Music from the catalogues of Far Side Music, the world's primary source for East Asian sounds, presented by Paul Fisher. This week: vinyl reissues coming out of Japan continue apace, with recent and upcoming releases featuring some classic, groundbreaking music from Miharu Koshi, Sketch Show, Haruomi Hosono, Makoto Kubota, Fishmans, Toshinori Kondo and Casiopea. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information. [Repeated Sunday 8am.]
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. You'll explore far off and far out places all from the comfort of your own sanctuary. Today: The African Trip continues as Jamal takes us to Nigeria, playing traditional Apala and the music of the world-famous Fela Kuti. Find Jamal on Mixcloud.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Introduced by DJ Ritchie Rich, multi-instrumentalist Duane aka Mr Amazing, and singer Labake Anisere, and produced by people with learning disabilities at the Gate Arts Centre, Gate Kicks covers art, music, dance, film, theatre and offers a hub where this truly underground art scene is exposed to a larger audience. [Repeated Friday 3.30am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week: the band that grew around Resonance FM's longest-running programme - variously known as Association of Musical Marxists, AMM All-Stars, or Ammas (and during lockdown as Xenochronic AMM All-Stars, or Xammas) - play live at the Betsey Trotwood on Farringdon Road. With Dave Black - electric guitar; Graham Davis - synth, bass ukulele, soundchecks; Peter Baxter - tabletop percussion, soundchecks; Guy Evans - drumset, strange cymbal, hosepipe-a-phone; Out To Lunch - Word Jazz, critical interruptions, vocals, keyboards, Korg ribbon monotron synth, handclaps, subjective recording, post-production; Iris Watson - djembe hand drum, poetry, conversation, handclaps. Beebee Vanunu's "Hyphae Division" and Graham Davis's "Toilets Marx Don't Make Me Choose" were overlaid in post-production. [Repeated Saturday 3.30am.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Lateral and solipistic (archival) radiophonic comedy with Dan Wilson. This episode: an experiment in tape dropping. [Repeated Saturday 7am.]
3:30pm - 4:30pm
An anthology of recent medium-specific pieces. "We Wunt Be Druv" (c. 23 minutes) by Lewie Reed: "The piece is about my connection to the Sussex landscape where I have lived my entire life, and blends interviews with local mythology and legends. I started the project with the intention of finding out about the place I live but ended up delving into my family's past and creating a piece about loss and reinvention." The "Upper" by Kit Brown (c. 7 minutes) - an experimental interplay between formula and chance, instigated by a minimal performative composition used to instructively process environmental sound. Then "Smith in Palestine" (c. 22 minutes), a radiophonic ethnodrama by Paul Antick and Jo Hutton: "Smith goes to Palestine. Tries not to upset people. Does it anyway." Finally, the hypnotic sounds of poppies being mass-produced at a Poppy Factory in Edinburgh, recorded by Steve Urquhart (c. 7 minutes).
4:30pm - 5:30pm
An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. This week: the history of Spizzenergi football tunes and tournament stories and a Citrisism pop music update from the Camden studio. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeated Saturday 8am.]
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Archival curiosities. Today, from 20 May 2014, Aleksander Kolkowski in Conversation with John Liffen, the Science Museum’s Curator of Communications. Aleksander Kolkowski (composer, researcher, expert on historical sound recording) discusses the life and work of Roger Denman, the creator of the Exponential Horn installed in the Science Museum in 1930.
6:30pm - 7:30pm
DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: Migration footsteps - forced or chosen - and a sense of 'home', resonate during Refugee Week, so today DJ Ritu spins global music by the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars, Fely Tchaco, Elyanna, Seckou Keita feat. Baaba Maal, and some feisty Afro funk and jazz from Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble, DeRobert & the Half-Truths. [Repeated Monday 8am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte". [Repeated Thursday 7am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts. [Repeated Thursday 10am.]
9:00pm - 9:30pm
A weekly show dedicated to the phenomenon that is K-pop! Korean presenter Keissi takes you on a journey through Korean pop music from the 1990s to the present day. For more information visit K-Pop Journey on Facebook. For archive shows visit keissi.com/radioarchive. [Repeated Saturday 10.30pm.]
9:30pm - 10:30pm
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. [Repeated Friday 12am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. Tonight's episode is guest-curated by legendary hauntologist and psychogeographer Drew Mulholland and features a broad sweep through his remarkable archive of compositions, field recordings, tape loops and other sonic surprises. Be warned: it might get weird. Further details at: robinthefog.com. [Repeated Sunday 2.30am.]
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). Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]