12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: a guest interview and mix by DJ/producer SDLR of Reloaded Sounds music label. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 11pm.] Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. This week's show is devoted entirely to two works by the radical composer, architect and engineer Iannis Xenakis – 'Persépolis, for 8-channel tape' and 'ST-48, for 48 musicians', performed by WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln and conducted by Michel Tabachnik. 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: The European One. In Bob and Roberta Smith’s studio we go touring across Europe visiting the inspirational lands of jazz, fusion and pop with Rich Little. We also hear Bob and Rich build a sculpture of JMW Turner.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Monday 11pm.] The monthly audio magazine from South London's foremost music and arts lab, Iklectik. Today: to celebrate the beginning of the summer, we present a selection of music from our 2020 OsCiLlaTioNs – Summer Solstice Music Festival. In chronological order: birds, leaves, sun rays, water, Sue Lynch, Caroline Kraabel, bkeepr1 aka Bioni Samp. Happy summer to everyone!
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: Chinese 1970s and '80s rare groove, disco and funk from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. Plus three tracks of 1960s and '70s surf, eleki and Tsugaru rock from legendary guitarist Takeshi Terauchi who died recently. 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 guest: actor, writer and social media sensation Rob Madge from 'My Son’s A Queer But What Can You Do?' at the Turbine 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 speaks to author Juliet Jacques about her new trans and non-binary-themed short story collection, Variations, out on 17th June from Influx. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show features the world premiere of the ijawks, 2 separate Pogues, a schlep from Constantinople to Morocco via Germany to hear Paul Rutherford. Plus, the obligatory Canadian electroacoustic sounds. [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 Peter Donegan, British country artist and son of music legend Lonnie Donegan. Topics include: everything technical and creative that went into putting on Live Facebook shows during lockdown, how and why Facebook shut down many live shows and performers, copyright strikes and having copyright claims made against him while he was performing his own songs, Patreon, music distribution companies DistroKid and CD Baby, and how he ended up in a Take That tribute band. 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: reaction to the Covid vaccines being made compulsory for care home staff working with older people in England, including from Nursing Times. Age UK reports: “many carers (family members acting as informal carers) have stopped getting help from paid care workers as they've been so worried about bringing coronavirus into their homes". Our further coverage of the NPC's 2021 Annual Convention features Jackie Killeen of the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the need to improve and protect the rights and lives of older people. Plus, Age UK in sharing the on-going campaign to get the government to assist carers getting the support they need, calls for unpaid carers to be recognised in the Prime Minister's upcoming plans for social care reform. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
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: in honour of the 50th anniversary of the release of Joni Mitchell's seminal album, Blue, Laura and Robert take a look at the relationship between her and Dylan. 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 run through the festivals that are going ahead this year with a break down of festival dos and don’ts to help you have the best day. Plus, New Music Corner features Balotelli by British-Nigerian twins Tiwezi and Kriz Beatz, who make up El’Vee.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: songwriter, musician and actor Chris Stills visits Gianluca in New York. Chris is the son of rock musician Steven Stills (of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) and French singer-songwriter Véronique Sanson. Hear his story and radio session recorded before the pandemic. First broadcast 31 March 2019. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. This week: hear the latest releases from the likes of Lukas Nelson, Pony Bradshaw, Colter Wall and Waylon Payne, plus all the Country news that fits. Contact the show at email@example.com. [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: another chance to hear the Other Rock Show's Summer Solstice Special. Featuring music from Gazelle Twin, Gryphon, Cardiacs, Michael Woodman, Skryptor, Bubblemath, Henry Cow, Gosta Berlings Saga and the Future Kings of England. First broadcast 20 June 2021. 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 'Soundride', was produced in 1996 in Edmonton, Canada by Shawn Pinchbeck. 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: New York times best-selling author Steve Alten discusses the UFO and alien cover-up and his book, Disclosure. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.