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). Featuring Jacob Shije, Nick The Native & Mato, The Keen and the Kind, Tony Enos & Jen Deerinwater & Marcy Angeles, Raye Zaragoza, Joey Nowyuk, Larry K, CJAY-GRiZ & EarthChild, City Natives & David Strickland & Joey Stylez, yler Ogimaa & Drezus & Qway-C, JRDN & Carsen Grey, Desiree Dorion, Jade Turner, and Khu.éex’. Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Sunday 8pm.] 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.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] 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.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 4pm.] 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. For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] 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.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11.30pm.] Modulisme (which translates as Modularism) is a series devoted to out of leftfield modular synthesis, with a different sound-designer playing live or offering studio recordings of their choice each week. This week: a session from Michl Britsch. Born in Frankfurt, Germany and now living in Turku, Finland, Britsch is a self-taught musician and has written music for several feature films in different genres. For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions.
7:00am - 7:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 7.30pm.] Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte".
7:30am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] Will Hall presents 30 minutes of forgotten, underrated and underappreciated pop and folk music from across the world. International scenes are at home alongside outsider musics, demos and covers, film and game soundtracks, and long-lost rarities in this decentred selection. Follow @digthattreasure on Instagram.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 9pm.] 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.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Monday 9pm.] Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world with psychedelic sounds and sometimes poetry. This week's guests: Robert Hillman (Neuron Capital); Francesco Filia (Fasanara Capital).
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] A monthly show about literature in translation, presented by Silvia Rothlisberger. Featuring writers and translators from around the world discussing contemporary translated books. This month: Silvia talks to translator Tiago Miller about his translations from Catalan of authors Raül Garrigasait, Monserrat Roig and Jordi Cussà. With music from Joan Miquel Oliver, Pau Vallvé and Roger Mas. Visit literarysouth.org for more information.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week’s season finale is an interview with Vic Godard. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page. [Repeated Tuesday 7am.]
1:00pm - 2:00pm
A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: criticism of the law requiring online media in the Republic of Benin to seek government regulator authorisation before operations, or be shut down. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows. [Repeated Tuesday 9am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Reg Hall and Kevin Sheils (on alternate weeks) present an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. This week: an early show from the Reg Hall archive featuring accordion players from Ireland, Scotland and England. First broadcast 6 June 2003. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] A monthly show celebrating the richness of children's books. Today: presenters Hannah Love and Caroline Carpenter are joined by author Elle McNicoll and Harry Woodgate to discuss the presentation of grief in children's books, and why children's books can be a perfect refuge in difficult times. Visit http://dtrhradio.com for more information. Tweet @dtrhradio. Instagram @dtrhradio.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
[Repeats from Monday 2.30pm.] Gems and curiosities from our archive. Today: Forty Years From Scratch - Mao Destroyed My Band.
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. This week: presenter Hassan Khan is joined by Olivia Curno, Chief Executive of Vision Foundation, who tells us all about London’s best kept secret. Olivia discusses Vision Foundation's "see my skills" campaign, and the celebrations and events planned for their 100th anniversary. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
5:00pm - 5:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am.] A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. Today: Meet Me members explore rewilding and pollinators, and we hear about the positive impact green spaces have on wellbeing. We have been out spotting butterflies in the Albany garden this week as part of the 'Big Butterfly Count' happening in July and August. Ros welcomes Helen Wallis, Partnerships & Community Engagement Officer for Greenwich park for a chat about meadows, the summer programme and an invitation to share your park memories. The Poetry and Storytelling group, led by Annie Hayter, share their own 'Portable Paradises' inspired by Roger Robinson's poem. Plus musical choices and impromptu singalongs alongside sounds of nature from across the globe. Presented by Ron Savill and Rosaline Muirhead. Produced by Sarah Phillips and Guy Fixsen. A co-production by the Albany and Entelechy Arts with Soundcamp.
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Promos and new releases spun and sometimes speared by Johnny Seven. This week: it's the end of summer term; time to turn and face the strange one more time before Pull The Plug takes a short break. Must we throw this filth at our pop kids? Apparently so. Featuring Chinese Junk, Nouveau Bleach, Champyun Clouds, Tuki, Hugayz, Eamon The Destroyer, Midwich Youth Club, Sweeping Promises, and Sounds Incarcerated. Email email@example.com. Visit Pull The Plug on Facebook. [Repeated Saturday 11am.]
6:15pm - 6:30pm
A sunken raft of weeds woven into a verdant morass of sound, song and story by the whinnying horses of the Ear Pocket hotel. This week: trawling the past for escape routes in the doubled vision of the peripheral mirrored cabinet - who’s the toy in all this? Show archive at soundcloud.com/into-the-moss. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Saturday 11.45am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. Today: in the last of the current season, Debbie meets Charlyboy - variously known as His Royal Punkness, Area Fada and the President of All Frustrated Nigerians - an activist, producer, advocate, TV personality and very fine musician, for a free-ranging chat. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeated Monday 4am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week: Puerto Rican ragtime, a hypotonic field recording from 1950s Jamacia, wild rhumba rhythms from Zutty Singleton and his band and a 1919 recording from one of the giants of early 20th century black music in America. With music by King Oliver, Bobby Leecan, Groupo Auroa, Sam Manning and Jelly Roll Morton. [Repeated Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Residue by Colin Black. "Shell shocked, you observe yourself as if you are someone else in this surreal world, and ever so slowly you find the strength to build a new life and identity on this emotional quicksand and barren topography of trauma.” Composer and sound artist Colin Black explores and abstracts the theme residue, from which he creates a multi-faceted sound world from field recordings and musical composition. Notably, this new work contains almost no spoken words as listeners are invited to explore this sonic terrain with their imaginations wide open. First broadcast 22 January 2021. [Repeated Friday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:30pm
New music with The Wire magazine. This week: Phil England plays tracks by Alan Vega, Nikki Giovanni, David Toop, Dali St Paul, DJ Stingray 313 and DJ Die Soon. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Sunday 1am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
Radia, the international group of independent cultural radio stations, presents a new show realised by one of its members, exploring "new and forgotten ways of making radio. Visit radia.fm for more information. Today: show 851 - RADIOMe. Radiom-Radiôme, the network of radio artists from the Greater Region located in between France, Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg, formed in Autumn 2020 and launched with two improvised radio concerts in Saarbrücken (Germany) and Luxembourg in Spring 2021, as well as with producing a series of short radio pieces based on recordings made available in a common pool by all the artists involved in the network. You will hear a selection of these miniatures. For more information visit https://radiom-radiome.eu/. The launch of the radio art network Radiom-Radiôme is made possible by the financial support of the European program INTERREG.
11:00pm - 12:00am
Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: an unreleased track by Wiley and guest DJ/producer/MC Laughta talks about her inspirations, influences, favourite artists and upcoming projects. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm. [Repeated Sunday 12am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 9.30pm.] 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.