Thursday 26th January
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12:00am - 1:00am
New releases and old favourites from the indigenous musicians of North America. Selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew GJ. He plays a wide range of genres, expect to hear many styles and categories, from jazz to rock to techno and everything in between. For more info see facebook.com/tunesfromturtleisland and tunesfromturtleisland.eu. [Repeats Saturday 12.30am.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[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
Will Luscombe offers a personal and unapologetically idiosyncratic selection of contemporary recordings, from jazz to rock to grime and beyond. [Repeated Friday 5am.]
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 musical theatre performer Karen Holmes. They discuss Karen’s new musical theatre review show. Topics include: showbiz rumours like Stephen Sondheim writing much of the music for West Side Story and George Gershwin having it in for a certain Eastenders actor. There’ll be stories about West End Shows, a cappella snippets of songs, and a fair helping of fun and silliness. For more information visit Master J on Facebook.
4:00am - 5:00am
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: including music from June of 44, Extra Life, Van Der Graaf Generator, Deerhoof, Kayo Dot, Gnarbot and more. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: Simon treats with a selection of experimental compositions from one of the leading early 1960s pioneers of electronic music in Finland. Erkki Kurenniemi was also a science populariser, a futurologist, a pioneer of media culture, an experimental film-maker, instrument designer, philosopher and artist. Perfect for Isotopica in fact. 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. Modulisme is celebrating 3 years of existence through special compilations named 3 Year Itch Birthday Session. This week, the fourth instalment in the series, featuring in order of appearance: Ernesto Romeo and Jeremias Fernández, Laurie Varga, Schneider TM, Palle Dahlstedt, Alexei Borisov/Sergei Kostyrko, Chad Mossholder, Scanner, C FA.PP, Maciek Polak, Juhani Silvola. For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions.
7:00am - 9:00am
A Reason To Wake Up
Daniel Kitson's new, live breakfast show. Each week day in January.
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: Marc Ostwald (ADM); Ankush Jain (Aaro Capital).
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Sitting With Gianluca
[Repeated from Sunday 6pm.] Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: Gianluca does his annual Davis Bowie celebration with a documentary on the last days of the iconic Magic Shop where Bowie recorded his last two records. It's a couple of weeks late due to tributes for other musicians that died over the holidays!
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 has recurring special guest Tony Higgins talking us through recent reissues by Hideyasu Terakawa, Harry Beckett and John Surman with the grotesquely under-celebrated Canadian John Warren. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page. [Repeats Tuesday 7am.]
1:00pm - 2:00pm
A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows. [Repeats Tuesday 9am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Traditional Music Hour
Kevin Sheils presents an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. This week, Kevin looks at some recordings of songs and tunes passed down within well-known families within the tradition in England, Ireland and Scotland. [Repeats Monday Noon.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] Fieldnotes/Sessions. In the first broadcast of a new season we are partnering with the venue Cafe Oto to bring you a recording from a live performance earlier this month. We listen to an open composition titled Blue Monday performed by the poet Zara Joan Miller and the musician Ute Kanngiesser. For more information visit fieldnotes.site.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] David McKenna presents the best in underground and left-field French music. This week: including Sakina Abdou, Fulgeance, Ziak and La Tène.
4:00pm - 4:30pm
James Sloan presents conversations and music from the communities around Disability Advice Service Lambeth. This week: James is joined by Paul Jacobs, who lost his sight during a tour of Afghanistan in 2009. Paul explains how the charity Blind Veterans assisted in his recovery and helped him reach his potential. From fighting in his debut boxing match against a non-disabled person, to receiving an honour from the Queen, and now he plans to scale Mount Everest in 2023. First broadcast 3 November 2022. Contact email@example.com. 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
Micro Clear Spot
Short radio features. [Repeats Tuesday 11.30am.]
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Pull the Plug
Promos and new releases spun and sometimes speared by Johnny Seven. This week: Yukihiro Takahashi, and more. "Rain on the window falling slow, Visibility is getting low. I could have sworn there was someone here, But there isn’t even a trace... Only the memory of a face." Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Pull The Plug on Facebook. [Repeats Saturday 11am.]
6:00pm - 6:15pm
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 email@example.com. [Repeats Saturday 11.45am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt FRSA takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: in honour of Stella Chiweshe's passing, Debbie selects elements of their most recent interview with some favourite tracks as well as new music from Kimi Djabate, The London Lucumi Choir, Kino Doscun & Youthie and Sainkho Namtchylak. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeats Sunday 4pm.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
Hot Club du Monde
A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week: an all-instrumental episode featuring vaudevillian one-steps, Western Swing and hot recordings from Trinidad to Barcelona with music by Codallo’s Top Hatter’s Orchestra, Milton Brown, Tommy Ladnier, Luis Duque and others. [Repeats Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Literature Live. London author Tony White presents readings and chat with some of the best novelists and short story writers around in an occasional programme focusing on live literature, recreating the magic of the live literature scene live on the air. This month: Tony is joined by the authors Mona Dash and Courttia Newland. [Repeats 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
New music from the SHAPE Platform. This month: NZIRIA integrates the main forms and themes of the Neomelodic song, while regenerating the cis-heteronormative scenario. Through a powerful and androgynous singing, they reinterpret the stereotyped, almost archetypal stories of the Neomelodic genre, welcoming narratives of the LGBTQI+ community and singing of queer love and mercurial identities. Their mix presents this body of work and research ahead of their performance at CTM festival. SHAPE is funded by the European Union. For more info visit shapeplatform.eu. [Repeated 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. Tonight: featuring tracks by John Brown the Rebel, Dubstance, Bowza, Solsa, Deanoh, Alias, JT The Goon, Jon E Cash, Black Ops and kicking off the show with a track from OC, a young producer/MC from Belfast, from his debut EP, The Outset. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @feraldubs. [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.