12:00am - 1:00am

Is Black Music

The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. Tonight, we focus on musicians who have upcoming gigs in London including those performing at the Bankside Open Spaces Festival on Saturday 8th June. Artists featured on the playlist include Elaine Mitchener, Melvin Gibbs and Joshua Ibdehen. 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 from August 2023. New music, improv, sound art and noise from Hannu Saha & Pakasteet, Honest John, Kris Kuldkepp, Kjetil Brandsdal/Thore Warland, Robert Piotrowicz, Trapeze, Bryan Day and Dereck Higgins, GBK, Zeitkratzer, Marc Richter, and Rick Reed. 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

Robyn Rocket's Zoom Zoom

[Repeated from Sunday 8pm.] Interviews and music charting the musical life of artists. Robyn’s Rocket is a semi-regular night of live music and visual art at Café OTO. Robyn Rocket's Zoom Zoom is Robyn’s monthly radio show, offering a mix of chat with artists about their influences and experiences, with a selection of music under discussion. Transcript and track listing at www.robynrocket.com/zoomzoom.

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.

10:00am - 11:00am

Clear Spot

[Repeated from Wednesday 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 Plagues, The Candy Stripes and The Beat-Chics. 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. This week: Min'yō tunes from throughout Japan mixed with various influences and styles. Currently going through a renaissance via artists such as Minyo Crusaders, minyo, or Japanese local and regional folk songs, have always been modernised and updated going back to at least the 1920s when they were first broadcast nationwide. These tracks were recorded in the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s by some of the leading singers of the day including Hibari Misora and Harumi Miyako, known for singing other styles such as enka. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information. [Repeats Saturday 5.30pm.]

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Micro Clear Spot

[Repeated from Tuesday 10pm.] Shorter specials and one-off programmes.

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 airs pieces of music played by Xammas in preparation for a trip to Berlin to play with alto saxophonist Garth Erasmus, plus recordings made on Buchholzer Straße in Prenzlauer Berg while he and Ammas drummer Peter Baxter were there, with Emily Shepherd on Korg Wave Drum and Erasmus on musical bow, a shout-out to his Khoekhoe ancestors. There's also a 12-minute xenochronic composition named "Gutbucket and Sliderule, Baby" which combines piano played in Somers Town, London after the trip, with a Buchholzer Strasse recording. [Repeats Sunday 6am.]

3:00pm - 3:30pm


[Repeated from Thursday 10.30pm.] New music from the SHAPE+ Platform. This month: Tahereh Nourani is a Vienna-based composer, multi-instrumentalist and sound artist focusing on electro-acoustic and experimental music. In her current work, she explores the potential of slowness and silence as well as the connection between sound, text and video. SHAPE+ is funded by the European Union. For more info visit shapeplatform.eu.

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. In the mix this week: Laurel and Hardy, a gig guide for Rubella Ballet, Damage UK and The Screaming Dead. Plus, Alice Cooper, Monty Python, Paranoid Visions, The Clash, Delta Unit, Mick Ronson and Jo-Jo & The Teeth. New Band Spots include Larry 7 and Couch Kids Antidote. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeats Saturday 8am.]

5:30pm - 6:30pm


A Radio Web MACBA commission of Jon Leidecker, providing an overview of appropriative collage in music in seven episodes. As recording supplanted sheet music in the 20th century, the presence of communal influence became unavoidably obvious once again as composers began to use recordings to make new recordings. From the beginning, recordings have been instruments. [Repeats Sunday 11am.]

6:30pm - 7:30pm

A World In London

DJ Ritu MBE presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: doing our National Service by uniting the world through international music. DJ Ritu mixes Afrobeats, Anatolian soul, Bhangra, Jazz, Sufi Classical, and a song for Palestine, by global music artists MC Solaar, AySay, Master KG, Kehlani, Lluis Gomez, Gabi Guedes, Maher Zain, the Youthsayers, and Orchestral Qawwali Project. [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. Today: Master J is joined by musical theatre actor Karen Holmes. Karen is currently on national tour in Greatest Days – The Official Take That Musical. In this review show, they discuss the Amazon films, Guy Ritchie’s The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare and the new Anne Hathaway rom-com, The Idea of You. Topics include: how Guy Ritchie doesn’t understand film, does anything in a true story need to be true, and how a film without peril becomes a cartoon. This week’s show promises to be funnier than The Idea of You. 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 Griffure, Aquaserge, Zinée, Mélodie Blason, Caïn و Muchi, Hologram Lo & Huntrill and Manset.

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. For more info see facebook.com/tunesfromturtleisland and tunesfromturtleisland.eu. [Repeats Saturday 8.30pm.]