12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: grime classics from Dexplicit, Mr Virgo, and Mistayif. New releases from J Beatz, SLDR, Rotpot records, Mr Peoples, and Mr Skandal. Unreleased dubs from Darx, Mojoe, Jakebob and JT The Goon. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 1pm.] Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. This week: The Bob James Trio one. From the vinyl vaults of Rich Little, a radio show tribute to Bob James and his Trio. James is well known as a composer of mainstream TV and film music but earlier in his career he made experimental free jazz prefiguring the psychedelic age. We hear James' musical story to the backdrop of the sound of making wooden sculptures in Bob and Roberta Smith’s studio.
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, music themed around Tokyo and the Olympics which are due to start in a couple of days. Including: Tokyo related tracks from YMO, Haruomi Hosono, Shigeri Kitsu, Morio Agata and Akiko Kanazawa. Martin Denny’s version of Tokyo Melody, a hit song around the world during the Tokyo games in 1964. Various Olympic themed music, from the 1964 fanfare to the official Mario and Sonic Olympic tune and the official Olympic 2020 song. 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: Chris Cox - the self-proclaimed mind-reader-who-can’t-read-minds - chats about 'Wonderville' at the Palace 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 poet Joelle Taylor, and Rosie interviews author DJ Connell. Music from MIRI and others. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Henry Scott Irvine Presents... Irish Women Songwriters in Seisiún at The Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith. Co-hosted by documentary film-maker Sé Merry Doyle and Rosalind Scanlon, ICC Seisiúns Programme Producer. Featuring traditional Irish singer-songwriters Hannah Jackson and Sinéad Eigan, plus new recordings from Lisa Hannigan and "The Commitments" film star, Bronagh Gallagher. First broadcast as part of Henry's The Bright Side Of The Road series on 27 October 2020. Find Henry on Facebook.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show features recordings from Stevie Jones, Can, Jackie Leven, Roscoe Mitchell, Sun Ra, Mu and Blood. Aldous Huxley pops in for a wee word, and we hear what was big in French Guinea in 1931. [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 music producer Akara Etteh, actor Freddy Hogan, and stand-up comedian Jason Kavan for a deep dive into the thorny subject of the recent rise and ease of self-publishing in music, books and videos. They discuss A&R, Distrokid/CD Baby, the oversaturation of amateur art in the professional marketplace, lack of quality control, lack of experience and skills, the self-publishing scammers, and why the old system of 'gatekeepers' was a bad thing. 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: Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK, reacts to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s suggestion that the state pension rise, according to the current system of the triple lock where it could rise by 8%, could be scrapped. Age UK reports on things to consider when Covid restrictions end on 19 July and Dr Elizabeth Webb asks, "With coronavirus restrictions ending, what does this mean for the decisions we need to make about how we live our lives?" Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Travel to Japan with Nick Luscombe and James Greer as they explore the sound of Tokyo. This week: Nick and James present a series of collaborations with the artists Tomoko Hojo and Emiko Miura, recorded in a series of diverse locations in and around Memu in Hokkaido where they have an ongoing sound research project with the University of Tokyo. For more information visit www.mscty.space. [Repeats Wednesday 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: in celebration of nightlife reopening, The Lallas run through London's top clubs and sit down with special guest Josh Wood who is navigating the events world through his new start-up, an innovative social/events app called Bloc.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: an archival conversation with Seattle-born, Brazilian-based DJ, producer, sound engineer and ethnomusicologist Maga Bo. Gianluca visited him at his home in Rio de Janeiro. Bo's album, Quilombo do Futuro, is a marriage of electronica and traditional Brazilian music - the perfect gateway into electronica for those that think they don’t like it. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: artist writer Neal Brown talks us through his recent Creation Headstone exhibition at the beating heart of the Portobello Triangle in Kensington Park Gardens. 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. This week: you'll be hearing the latest releases from the likes of Flatland Cavalry, Morgan Wade and Natalie Hemby, plus all the breaking 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: In Memory of Tim Smith. A memorial and celebration of the work of The Other Rock Show's most influential and important creative, Tim Smith of Cardiacs. Tim died peacefully on 21 July 2020 after a twelve-year battle with illness and disability that robbed him of movement and voice. Before his death, his legacy began to finally gain the recognition it deserved, including the granting of an honorary music degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. This show gathers together unheard material from 35 years of Cardiacs gigs and some of his greatest songs and compositions. 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, the last show before our summer break, is entitled 'Listening With The Blackwater Estuary', and has been produced in the UK by Blanc Sceol. 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 discusses the innovative rotary engine and how it's used today in prototype hybrid vehicles. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.