12:00am - 1:00am

Is Black Music

The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. For more information visit isblackmusic.com. [Repeats Saturday 11pm.]

1:00am - 2:30am

The Sound Projector Radio Show

[Repeated from Friday 5.30pm.] A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: new music and noise from March 2023. Names include: Jaka Berger (playing Treatise by Cornelius Cardew), Map 71, Radio Noise Collective, Kaze and Ikue Mori, Erik Levander, Samo Kutin/Pascal Battus, Z'EV and Julien Ottavi, Bladder Flask, Fabrizio/Modonese/Palumbo, Brad Henkel, Ida K, and What + Robert Millis. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.

2:30am - 8:00am

Day For Night

A selection of recent highlights, archival surprises, programmes that deserve a repeat and those that slipped through the net, taking you through from the wee hours to breakfast. With occasional forays into the Resonance Extra programme of new music and sound art - and further afield.

8:00am - 9:00am

Daydreaming Machine

[Repeated from Sunday 8pm.] Ukrainian composer Andrey Kiritchenko explores ambient, experimental, independent music. For more information and tracklist visit fb.com/akiritchenko.

9:00am - 10:00am

Lucky Cat

[Repeated from Monday 2pm.] If Wong Kar Wai had a radio show. Lucky Cat is a spicy chop suey of music and culture produced and presented by Zoë Baxter. This week: in Episode 6 the spotlight shines on Stephen Chow and cabbage stir fry (手撕包菜) is in the dim sum lunchbox. Music played is from Zoë's extensive record collection - reggae, blues, doo-wop and folk.

10:00am - 11:00am

Clear Spot

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

11:00am - 12:00pm

Intoxica Radio Hour

Presented by Nick Brown and the Intoxica Records Radio Hour Choir, direct descendants of the Intoxica Records Shop. The show is dedicated to the dignity of vinyl, spotlighting Content Themes, specific artists' careers and generally playing the gloriously unheralded beat, soul and honkers of the 20th Century, all rendered on little slabs of black plastic. This week: music from the wired and wonderful world of The Pygmies, Glenn Reeves and The Ape Quartet. For further information and general waffle, contact intoxica@intoxica.co.uk. [Repeats Sunday 10pm.]

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Farside Radio

Music from the catalogues of Far Side Music, the world's primary source for East Asian sounds, presented by Paul Fisher. It's time for annual (26th) Far Side Radio Top 10 of the year! All newly recorded and released in 2023, with tracks from Japan, Amami, Okinawa, Thailand and South Korea. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information. [Repeats Saturday 5.30pm.]

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Women Get Lit

[Repeated from Monday 11.30am.] Kasia Flisiuk challenges the way an all-girls school has taught her to analyze women in literature. In each episode she explores a new book and theme that challenges women’s representation across genres and times. Episode 5: Female Gossip, Chaucer and The Wife of Bath - A Male Academic’s Perspective. Kasia is joined by Joel Grossman, a lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Surrey. Their literary journey takes them deep into the heart of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, with a keen focus on The Wife of Bath. Find Kasia on Instagram @womengetlit and @apolishgalsthoughts.

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Gate Kicks

Introduced by DJ Ritchie Rich, multi-instrumentalist Duane aka Mr Amazing, and singer Labake Anisere, and produced by people with learning disabilities at the Gate Arts Centre, Gate Kicks covers art, music, dance, film, theatre and offers a hub where this truly underground art scene is exposed to a larger audience. [Repeats Monday 6pm.]

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Late Lunch with Out to Lunch

Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week, Ben presents an OTL Word Jazz Special: a text called "Heart String Pucker Lips" written at the Eagle on Farringdon Road last Wednesday, and performed with Peter Baxter on percussion; "Mission Frame Bitter Schoen" written for Zappadan (a Frank Zappa Memorial Barbecue held at Springfield Bowls Club in Acton last Friday) at the request of bassist Ian Stone, with Stone on bass, Graham Davis on slide guitar and Helen Tate on violin. Half-time single is Johnny "Guitar" Watson's "Love Jones" overdubbed with trumpet by Paul Shearsmith in Stuttgart, track courtesy Emry Thomas and the Watsonian Institute. "Devotion, an Approach to the Baroque" is a solo Out To Lunch effort using synth by Graham Davis recorded in May 2020, and the show finishes with "Winch Shed Witch Flew" recorded at Tjinder Singh of Cornershop's studio in August 2016, produced by Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells with violin by Helen Tate and percussion by Peter Baxter. [Repeats Sunday 6am.]

3:00pm - 3:30pm


[Repeated from Thursday 10.30pm.] 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." This week: Show 974. "Five Motley Exchanges" by Peter Blamey for diffusionfm. Peter Blamey is an artist based in Sydney, Australia, on Gadigal land. "Five Motley Exchanges" documents several performances along a short stretch of Stony Creek, a small waterway on Darug land in Sydney’s north. Visit radia.fm for more information.

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Balling the Jack

[Repeated from Friday 9pm.] Joe Cushley explores 13 Bar Blues and Twisted Roots music from around the globe. From the the 1920s to the present day, from the barrel-house to the arthouse via the bedsit, from Mali to Mississippi to the Mekong via New Malden - every culture has its blues. For more information visit Balling The Jack on Facebook. E-mail ballingthejack1@gmail.com.

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Spizz FM

An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. Today: 44th anniversary week for Where's Captain Kirk? Cover versions, rarities, Glitter Kick, Delta Unit, plus some Christmas tunes from The Priscillas, Spizzmas, The Pocket Gods and Spizzsexual. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeats Saturday 8am.]

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Panel Borders

The art of the contemporary graphic novel and strip cartoon, with Alex Fitch. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeats Sunday 11am.]

6:30pm - 7:30pm

A World In London

DJ Ritu MBE presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. [Repeats Saturday 3.30pm.]

7:30pm - 8:00pm

Arty Facts

[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Master J presents the sixth of eight different Arts Based Game Shows that Won't Work. Walking into the unknown and hoping to come out the other side this week are: poet Dennis Just Dennis, comedian Geoff Steel, singer-songwriter James Leon, screenwriter James Ruzicka, and musical theatre actor Karen Holmes. The show: "Can't Play, Won't Play, The Really Stupid Piano Game Show" combines charades, piano playing, and Trivial Pursuit. Expect to hear everyone whinge 'But I can't play the piano', marvel at the strategy and ingenuity of some guests, and look down on those who give up in despair. There will be points on offer and there will, of course, be rules. Feel free to play along at home! For more information visit Master J on Facebook.

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Clear Spot

One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts. [Repeats Thursday 10am.]

9:00pm - 9:30pm

K-Pop Journey

A weekly show dedicated to the phenomenon that is K-pop! Korean presenter Keissi takes you on a journey through Korean pop music from the 1990s to the present day. For more information visit K-Pop Journey on Facebook. For archive shows visit keissi.com/radioarchive. [Repeats Sunday 4.30am.]

9:30pm - 10:30pm

Club Integral Radio Show

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. [Repeats Friday 12am.]

10:30pm - 11:00pm


[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] David McKenna presents the best in underground and out of left-field French music. This week: including RAD, Carla Pallone, Infinit' & 3010, Ni and Philippe Doray & Les Asociaux Associés.

11:00pm - 12:00am

Fog Cast

A series of late night deep listening soundtracks presented by Robin The Fog. Further details at: robinthefog.com. [Repeats Sunday 2.30am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

Tunes From Turtle Island

New releases and old favourites from the indigenous musicians of North America. Selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew GJ. Featuring Mato Wayuhi, Will E. Skandalz, iskwe, Jessica McMann & Connor Chee & Jonathon Adams, ial Hclap & IZADORA, Kwabid, Melody McArthur, Ethan Lyric, Ava Rose Johnson, Tre'Leigh & Alayna Jackson, Amanda Rheaume, Whisperhawk, The Halluci Nation & Damien Abrham, J-Rez & Rezcoast Grizz , The Carrion Crawlers, and DJ Shub. For more info see facebook.com/tunesfromturtleisland and tunesfromturtleisland.eu. [Repeats Saturday 8.30pm.]