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Thursday 20th January

12:00am - 1:00am

Turtle Island

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 and https://tunesfromturtleisland.eu/ for more information. [Repeats Saturday 12.30am.]

1:00am - 2:30am

Artrocker

[Repeated from Tuesday 10.30pm.] Paul and Lewis from the influential Artrocker magazine previews all the latest releases from London and the UK's thriving indie rock scene and beyond. To listen to past shows visit Paul's Mixcloud page

2:30am - 3:30am

Making Conversations

[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Bronac Ferran and Andrew Prescott, Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow, discuss contemporary making with a variety of guests. Another chance to hear this timely and insightful series.

3:30am - 4:00am

Arty Facts

[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Today: Master J is joined by West End theatre performer Karen Holmes. With the recent announcement that the 64th Grammy Awards have been indefinitely postponed, Arty Facts has decided to help out by listening to, reacting to, and then deciding the winner of the 2022 Grammy Song of the Year. Songs critiqued and scored include: Ed Sheeran’s Bad Habits, A Beautiful Noise by Alicia Keys and Brandi Carlile, Olivia Rodrigo’s Drivers License, and Fight for You by H.E.R. This is the first in a three-part series, at the conclusion of which the winner will be crowned, and Karen Holmes, having heard the song once, will attempt to sing it. For more information visit Master J on Facebook

4:00am - 5:00am

Luscombe's Choice

Will Luscombe offers a personal and unapologetically idiosyncratic selection of contemporary recordings, from jazz to rock to grime and beyond. [Repeats Saturday 2.30am.]

5:00am - 6:00am

Isotopica

[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: Isotopica gently dips a toe into 2022 with a genre defying mixture of Duke Ellington, Éliane Radigue, Johan Sebastian Bach, The Swingle Singers, plus culture snack sounds from John Luc Goddard's private production archives. No animals were hurt in making this programme. Visit theculture.net/ for more information. 

6:00am - 7:00am

Modulisme

[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: Walker Farrell. Anyone interested in the Eurorack scene, especially Make Noise gear should be familiar with Walker Farrell. Being the most visible employee at Make Noise: beta testing, writing manuals, and creating content for their YouTube channel, he creates interest and shows taste in experimenting, trying new alleys, thinking outside the box. Witty and talented, we feel lucky that he is a creative and prolific composer. For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions

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7:00am - 8:00am

Sitting With Gianluca

[Repeated from Sunday 6pm.] Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana.

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8:00am - 9:00am

The Organ presents The Other Rock Show

[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: new and recent releases and new bands, with tracks from Arcing Wires, Schleu, Nonlocal Forecast, Undo K From Hot, Kayo Dot, National Diet, We Broke The Weather, Schleu, and more - plus a first taste of the forthcoming Cheer-Accident album. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. 

9:00am - 10:00am

The Naked Short Club

[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: Helen Thomas (Blonde Money); Gregory Perdon (Arbuthnot Latham). Music from Gong, System 7, and Daevid Allen and the Magick Brothers.

10:00am - 11:00am

Clear Spot

[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts.

11:00am - 12:00pm

Ireland's Eye

Johnny Jameson presents a weekly show dedicated to the latest from the Irish country music scene plus requests, dedications, news and more. Contact johnnyjameson@hotmail.co.uk. [Repeats Tuesday 8am.]

12:00pm - 1:00pm

The London Ear

Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week's show explores the startling relevance of Pete Hamill's Murder at Kent State University to recent historical events, with additional music from Miles Davis, Vic Godard, Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz, and Richard 'Groove' Holmes. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page. [Repeats Tuesday 7am.]

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Talking AfricaHighlight

A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: What is Colonial (Wildlife) Conservation, or what is referred to as "the dark side of (wildlife) conservation"? Cultural anthropologist Foire Longo explains what she discovered in her research into this issue. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows. [Repeats Tuesday 9am.]

2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Traditional Music HourHighlight

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: a selection sung by traditional singers from Britain and Ireland of songs that folk scene favourite, the revival singer Martin Carthy chose to record his own versions of on his seventh and eighth albums. [Repeats Monday 12pm.]

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Raft

[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] Chiara Ambrosio conducts monthly conversations about how marginalised and underrepresented artists and the city interact and shape each other and how the socio-political shifts in London affect art. This month: A Fragile Display (a work in progress). We embark on a first walk into the universe of Raft the movie, where all voices, songs and stories from previous Raft radio episodes begin to converge, collide and unite to form a cacophonous portrait of our fair and unfair London town. Featuring the voices, songs and stories of Bird Radio, John Bently, Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Nuroz Mar, James Hesford, Ginger Light, Chiara Ambrosio, Gareth Evans. For more information visit raftalondonstory.com

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Connections

[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] A series of five 15-minute dramas by new writers with disabilities, performed by a mainly disabled cast, about making choices to make connections. Produced by Naked Productions with input from Graeae Theatre and financial support from Audio Content Fund. Today: A Moment’s Paws by Michael Southan. A lonely older man has a mystery to share with an unsuspecting insurance company cold caller. Arthur: Jonathan Keeble. Shona: Philippa Cole. Tina: Liz Carr. Director: Jenny Sealey. Sound engineer: Louis Blatherwick. Sound design: Eloise Whitmore.

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Tape Letters

[Repeated from Tuesday 7.45pm.] Tape Letters shines a light on the practice of recording and sending messages on cassette tapes by Pakistani migrants who settled in the UK between 1960 and 1980. In this six-part documentary we listen to first-hand accounts of these migration stories through original recordings, interviews with their Britain-born families and commentary by Tape Letters founder and director Wajid Yaseen. Today: Episode 2 explores the re-appropriation of cassette technology from a music media to a communication media. 2/6.

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Smashing Records

Hassan Khan from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. Contact smashing.records@disabilitylambeth.org.uk. Twitter @smashingdasl. [Repeats Monday 2pm.]

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Hooting Yard On The Air

Archival repeats of the indescribable fiction of the late lamented Frank Key of hootingyard.org, for many years writer-in-residence at Resonance FM. [Repeats Friday 4am.]

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Tin Can Review

[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am.] James Hodder present melodic new music by singer-songwriters and Americana artists.

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Pull the Plug

Promos and new releases spun and sometimes speared by Johnny Seven. Email pulltheplugseven@gmail.com. Visit Pull The Plug on Facebook. [Repeats Saturday 11am.]

6:00pm - 6:15pm

Drift Shift

Found sound and found text collected to form drifts that shift, produced and presented by Franziska Lantz. Visit driftshift.blogspot.com for more information. [Repeats Saturday 11.30am.]

6:15pm - 6:30pm

Into The Moss

A 14 minute drift through original music, soundscapes and liminal yarns. Show archive at soundcloud.com/into-the-moss. Contact intothemossradio@gmail.com. [Repeats Saturday 11.45am.]

6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Outerglobe

Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: in a full-on dance-oriented mix, rising UK artists lead with Juanita Euka's superb soukous 'n' latinx Strut Records debut alongside K.O.G's first own-name sortie on Heavenly Sweetness and Samia Malik's Celtic-infused Ghazals. Listen out for tracks inspired by spies and super-heroines, Zambian Dancehall and Venezuelan meditations. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeats Sunday 4pm.]

7:30pm - 8:00pm

Hot Club du MondeHighlight

A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week: Wilhelmite Germany’s foremost professional whistler, a fugitive republican dissident who established one of Philadelphia’s leading Irish dance orchestras, a history lesson from an ironically named calypsonian and a surprisingly relevant lament about small town American dry laws. With music by Isham Jones, Tiny Parham, Edmund Jenkins, the Leake County Revellers and Le Jazz de Paris. [Repeats Friday 2pm.]

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Clear Spot

One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts. [Repeated Friday 10am.]

9:00pm - 10:30pm

Adventures in Sound and Music

New music with The Wire magazine. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information. [Repeats Sunday 1am.]

10:30pm - 11:00pm

Radia

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. [Repeats Wednesday 3.30am.]

11:00pm - 12:00am

Grime for the Unconverted

Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: forthcoming releases from Blessed, SKMAKESBEATS, M4xwell, Tormented Audio, Jone Cash, DJ Echo, DJ Absurd & Genesis Elijah, Mr Peoples and more. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm. [Repeats Sunday 12am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

Club Integral Radio Show

[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 concert series in London.