Monday 6th February
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12:00am - 1:00am
The Rob Simone Talk Show
[Repeated from Wednesday 9am.] Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week: Hollywood writer/director Frank Cappello, "Constantine" (2005) with Keanu Reeves, discusses the intricacies of show business and movie making, including the backstage dealings that often accompany the film process. Visit robsimone.com for more information.
1:00am - 2:00am
Sleeping Dogs Lie
[Repeated from Sunday 3.30am.] Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax. For more information visit Sleeping Dogs Lie on Facebook, Mixcloud and WhitelabelRecs Bandcamp.
2:00am - 3:00am
Constellations Of Listening
[Repeated from Saturday 8.30pm.] International feminist group Shortwave Collective search for radio reception via homemade radios, EMF, VLF, VHF scanners and other radio devices. Constellations of Listening draws on material sourced over many months and across time zones, from listening sites connecting environments, technologies and voices. For more information visit shortwavecollective.net
3:00am - 5:00am
The Dangerous Supplement
Ed Baxter presents a fascinating selection of recordings from the archives of London Musicians’ Collective - mostly live performances from the 1990s and early 2000s - the "golden era" of experimental music. [Repeats Saturday 5am.]
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Friday 2.30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: Gasometers Part Three. Professor Nicky Hamlyn describes his entry to the London Film Festival, “Gasometers Part Three”, and plays various examples of systems music. Nicky is the author of Film Art Phenomena. He recently broke his toe on the island of Porquerolles where Godard filmed Pierrot Le Fou blowing his head off against a Mediterranean sky. First broadcast 9 October 2015.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: How Ocean Heat Ends The Human Experiment. The ocean acts like a giant air-conditioner, absorbing 90% of extra heat added by humans. What if it stops? Dr. Keith Moore explains. From New Zealand, Dr. Kevin Trenberth reports more record ocean heating - levels not seen for over a million years. Is this powering weather extremes? Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:00am - 8:00am
Nostalgie Ya Mboka
[Repeated from Saturday 1.30pm.] Mundele Mafuta presents classic dance music of the two Congos.
8:00am - 9:00am
A World In London
[Repeated from Wednesday 6.30pm.] DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London.
9:00am - 10:00am
The Sampler Mixtape
[Repeated from Friday Noon.] A weekly mixtape of eclectic new music from Sound and Music. For more information and complete tracklist visit www.thesampler.org or follow us @samplernews.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] New works for radio realised by BA1 sound artists from London College of Communication, comprising "Tales of Time" made by Charlie Atkins, George Coggan, Zaron Lane and Ben Shiels; "What is Sound Art?" by Sun Sun, Wendi Shen, Ruby Tainton and Vit Trojanovski; "Cicada" by Evaneh Bennett, Louie Bourne, Tata Cheng, Miles Lukoszevieze, Daniel Marin-Morejon, Kiana Selusenkova and Lucas Yoshimura Wood; "Unheard Screams" by Robert Burton, Saia Dugan, Mario Edwards-Roberts, Robin Goodfellow, Amani Okundi, Gabriel Paz and Jay Smith-Wratten; and "Worship" by Declan Agrippa and Saffron Hassan.
11:00am - 11:30am
A talk show about ideas and culture, produced and presented by Neil Denny. Each show features guests from the worlds of science or the arts in conversation. This week: Aleksandar Hemon on his latest novel, The World and All That It Holds. Visit littleatoms.com for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact email@example.com. [Repeats Saturday 9am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
Tin Can Review
James Hodder present melodic new music by singer-songwriters and Americana artists. [Repeats Wednesday 3pm.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Traditional Music Hour
[Repeated from Thursday 2pm.] Kevin Sheils presents an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. This week, Kevin continues his look at songs and tunes passed down through families.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Calling All Pensioners
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the National Pensioners Convention (NPC) responds to government plans to make us work until we almost drop. Plus, the NCP marks Dignity Action Day, and supports the campaign 'Charging the sick for being sick? Don't you dare' to fight former Health Secretary, Sajid Javid’s suggestion that patients should be charged £20 if they ask for NHS treatment without seeing a GP first. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeats Sunday 2pm.]
2:00pm - 2:30pm
[Repeated from Thursday 4pm.] James Sloan presents conversations and music from the communities around Disability Advice Service Lambeth. This week, it's a DASL special. We go inside the organisation to chat with Francesa Stocks and Anna Ellis about assisting disabled people with finding or applying for work and accessing welfare benefits. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter @smashingdasl.
2:30pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11am.] NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: NND takes a look at Why Retirement Planning Is Important, with Jane Nelson, CEO of friendly society Oddfellows and Dr. Jennifer Wild consultant clinical psychologist and associate professor at the University of Oxford, who provide a reality check on the rose-tinted view many hold and explore a less commonly considered angle – the social aspect. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd.
3:00pm - 5:00pm
The OST Show
[Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm.] After 20 years of continuous broadcasting, the oft-imitated, never bettered Jonny Trunk is taking a break. We're running select classic episodes of The OST Show from the archives in its usual slot. That means, don't respond to any quizzes you may hear as this is a repeat...
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Embark on a journey with the Spencer family as they go on a musical holiday to all four corners of the world. This week: Isolation Vacation sheds its landlubber status and takes to the seas. We explore the ocean the best way we know - with music... and submarines. Everything from Dixieland jazz to the Dunedin sound, via trance, post-hardcore, R&B, and a Britpop classic. [Repeated Friday 6am.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
In our 20th year of broadcasting, another chance to hear select episodes of Martin Williams' extraordinary hand-made documentary series from 2008. [Repeats Wednesday 1pm.]
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Nunhead American Radio with Lewis Schaffer
A programme for the American community in Nunhead, south east London, presented by New York comic Lewis Schaffer and co-hosted by American economist Lisa Moyle. Today: Week Thirteen of "Lewis Schaffer's March Toward Death" where Lewis goes over his calendar with co-host Lisa, including his upcoming appointment for a Doppler ultrasound scan on his kidneys and arteries. Lewis Schaffer's Night of Comedy Resonance FM benefit is on 23rd February at the Ivy House. Visit lewisschaffer.co.uk/radio for more information. [Repeats Saturday 9.30am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
One Life Left
An hour-long celebration of everything that's great about videogames. Hosted by Ste Curran, Simon Byron and Ann Scantlebury, the show features the latest news, reviews and gossip from the world of gaming, usually with a studio guest. You don't need to be a gaming expert to appreciate the show - One Life Left offers something for everyone, whether you are a hardcore League of Legends player or someone who's occasionally loaded up Candy Crush. Visit onelifeleft.com for more information. [Repeats Saturday 10am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Sad Grl Radio, hosted by Minky, uses music and poetry as an outlet for emotion. Tune in to discover new artists and listen to exclusive interviews and discussions. In this edition: new indie music from artists such as Blondshell, Fazerdaze and Circa Waves as well as a throwback to the '90s with tracks from Mazzy Star and Nirvana. Minky discusses escapism and the feelings that come with growing up in a Northern city. Visit soundcloud.com/sadgrlradio. [Repeats Tuesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
The Naked Short Club
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: Francesco Filia (Fasanara Capital); Jon Najarian (Market Rebellion). Music by Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet, Gong and Tenkawa feat. Steve Hillage. [Repeats Thursday 9am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
Gwaith Sŵn's Sonic Darts
Sound-art and transmission-art delivered monthly by London sound art collective Gwaith Sŵn. This month: Ode to the River Wye. Dan Linn-Pearl has produced a montage and homage to the river Wye which flows near his home in the border town of Hay. Field recordings, hydrophone capture and improvised synthesiser sketches are broken up with audio from a film made by Friends of the Upper Wye. This collective has organised a citizen science project to test water pollution levels and seek out solutions to reverse the decline of the river and its wildlife. In recent years, a build up of algae is threatening the ecosystem of the river. Evidence shows an increased amount of nitrates and phosphates in the water. These are often a waste product of farming and in particular the 'run-off' from the intensive chicken farming which takes place throughout the area. Other potential causes are the increasingly inadequate sewage systems and the 'government policy' which allows raw sewage to be distributed directly into the river. For more information visit: www.fouw.org.uk. Find Sonic Darts at sonicdartsshow.medium.com. [Repeats Sunday 6am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Unusual Music Exchange
Glasgow-based Canadian composer, artist, and writer Josh Thorpe likes to listen to unusual music, and to talk with interesting people about it. The focus is on listening and what can be said about listening. This month: Eric Chenaux speaks of blanking out while listening, low-pass filters, not caring about endings, and the radicality of laughter. We listen to a long song of Eric's and some short ones by others (weird American Jazz, austere yet lush French traditional, slidy synth sax, and J Dilla). For more listening visit www.unusualmusicexchange.com. [Repeats Saturday 1.30am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 9.30pm.] Hosted by Rihards Endriksons, journalist and artistic director of Latvia's Skaņu Mežs festival, Such Music is devoted to new works of free improvised music, either previously unheard or created specifically for the show. This month: Anthony Braxton in Riga. Exclusive recordings from iconic composer and instrumentalist Anthony Braxton's visit to Riga's Skaņu Mežs festival in 2021. Music is performed by Braxton himself as well as the JACK Quartet, Susana Santos Silva and Adam Matlock.