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Tuesday 1st December

12:00am - 1:00am

The Sounds Of DMWSound

Panix and Ranking Dan from DMWSOUND demonstrate the music that inspires their sound. Genres spanning from Reggae to Modern Bass music. Keep tuned for the classics and fresh new dubs. For more info visit Facebook and soundcloud.com/dmwsound. [Repeated Saturday 11pm.] 

1:00am - 2:30am

Bad Punk

[Repeated from Friday 10pm.] Hosted by Johny Brown and Inga Tillere of Band Of Holy Joy. This week: An Tri' Tuathat (The Tuatha 3) – A Timeless Tale. Sixty minutes of mind-warped hyperspace intensity. For more information visit badpunkradio.tumblr.com, contact badpunkradio@gmail.com.

2:30am - 4:00am

The Hello Goodbye Show

[Repeated from Saturday 12 Noon.] Upbeat, eclectic new music show hosted by deXter Bentley. Today: the regular deep dive into our extensive live session archive, plenty of new releases, plus an interview with Paul Hawkins from The Awkward Silences. The Awkward Silences sit pride of place in the annals of the UK Anti-Folk movement, with Paul Hawkins’ songs helping to highlight the hitherto unheard voices from the hinterlands, where poetical meets political, mundane meets medicinal and privilege meets paucity. Visit hellogoodbyeshow.com for more information.

4:00am - 5:00am

Bears At A Picnic

[Repeated from Saturday 9.30pm.] Andrea Spisto and Michelle Madsen explore themes of playfulness and vulnerability through music, poetry, performance and clowning. Tweet to Bears_at

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5:00am - 6:00am

A Duck in a Tree

[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week: Distributive Protocols. This edition features new releases by James Murray & Mike Lazarev, Autechre, and Shuta Hiraki, distributed among recordings by Main, Carlos Ramirez, Red Clouds, Cryptic Mao, Anastasia Vronski, Piana, and John Foxx + Harold Budd.

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6:00am - 7:00am

The News Agents

[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.co.uk.

7:00am - 8:00am

The London Ear

[Repeated from Thursday Noon.] Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week: never mind the meditation apps, here's the punk hour, with music from The Newtown Neurotics, Electric Eels and Death. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page

8:00am - 9:00am

Ireland's Eye

[Repeated from Thursday 11am.] Johnny Jameson takes a break from his on-going touring schedule to present a monthly show dedicated the latest from the Irish country music scene plus requests, dedications, news and more. Contact johnnyjameson@hotmail.co.uk 

9:00am - 10:00am

Talking Africa

[Repeated from Thursday 1pm.] A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: Greenpeace Africa environment activist Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim talks about the direct impact of climate change on her home country – Chad, particularly on Chadians living in rural areas. She discusses her efforts to help mitigate the dire consequences of this impact alongside the launch of Greenpeace Africa's new report on the links between extreme weather events and the climate crisis tilted, "Weathering the Storm: Extreme weather and climate change in Africa". See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows.

10:00am - 11:00am

Clear Spot

[Repeated from Monday 8pm.] For two decades guitar improviser Tashi Dorji has travelled a long road, recording several dozen albums and touring the world, playing his guitar solo and in collaboration with others. Today he shares previously unreleased recordings, three solo acoustic improvisations and a performance with Mette Rasmussen as a duo at the Washington Street Art Center, Somerville, MA in June 2019. His new album ‘Stateless’ is out now on Drag City. For more information visit www.dragcity.com/artists/tashi-dorji. First broadcast 30 September 2020. 

11:00am - 11:30am

The WorkplaceHighlight

NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: NND talks to Emily Butler, curator at Whitechapel Gallery about The London Open 2021. The open call for artists who live and work in London, to submit work across a variety of mediums, has been a launch pad for renowned artists such as Rachel Whiteread, Anish Kapoor and Grayson Perry. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd. [Repeated Friday 4.30am.]

11:30am - 12:00pm

Meet Me On The Radio

A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. This week: Do frogs hibernate? We hear a selection of North American frogs recorded by herpetologist Charles M. Bogert in the 1950s, and are joined by a special guest, Emily from the Froglife project. Ros and Ron share memories in this wintery episode; hedgehogs shuffle around the show, a doormouse snores and the wind howls. We hear concerns from Inuit and indigenous people about ice breaking and listen to Antarctic underwater sounds. Presented by Ron Savill and Rosaline Muirhead. Produced by Hannah Kemp-Welch and Grant Smith. A co-production by the Albany and Entelechy Arts with Soundcamp. [Repeats Thursday 5pm.]

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Future Renaissance

Composer Benjamin Tassie dives into the worlds of contemporary Baroque and Renaissance musicians and their obscure instruments. This week, the first of three special episodes, each exploring a longer work for Renaissance instruments. Today: highlights from the 2015 opera, You Us We All, by Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond) and Andrew Ondrejcak. For more information visit benjamintassie.com. [Repeated Friday 8am.]

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Kitchen Magic Time

Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen. [Repeated Sunday 4.30am.]

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Around The World With The Lallas

Laura Pradelska and Lara Fraser share their international cultural interests, stemming from their respective careers as actor and producer as well as their joint DJ career as The Lallas. This week: a literal 'around the world' from funny encounters that we found in travel blogs and a few of our own. Plus why everyone is watching The Queen’s Gambit, and why you should too. As always peppered with our favourite tunes to cheer you up. [Repeated Sunday 5pm.]

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Literary London

[Repeated from Saturday 6.30pm.] Nick Hennegan explores the literary life of London and celebrates the popular cultural life and literary history of the city. This week: literary and poetic requests. For more information visit LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com. Tweet to @NickHennegan

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sample Stories

Sample Stories explores the sampling style of a different artist or album each month. Today, we look at the use of jazz samples in drum and bass and jungle. Expect music from Photek, Idris Muhammad, Debussy and Peshay, with a special mix from Cam. Produced by Tabatha Batra Vaughan. For more episodes visit Mixcloud or facebook.com/samplestories. [Repeats Friday 7am.]

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Henry Scott-Irvine Presents

Henry Scott Irvine Presents The Bright Side of The Road, an 18 part series on Irish music made during lockdown in conjunction with The Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith. Henry's co-hosts are documentary film-maker Sé Merry Doyle and Rosalind Scanlon, ICC founding Artistic Director and curator of the ICC Seisiúns. This week: (10/18) We look at the life and work of singer-songwriter Shane MacGowan, from his punk rock days through to his success with The Pogues and later The Popes. Julien Temple's documentary Crock of Gold - A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan opens in London on 4 December 2020, and will be available online. Visit irishculturalcentre.co.uk/digital. Find archived shows in the series on Mixcloud. [Repeated Sunday 11am.]

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Palimpsest

A soundwalk collage, exploring a particular place each episode. Presented by Georgina Bowden. [Repeated Thursday 3pm.]

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Records Comic, Curious And Cracked

An eco-neutral trawl through the unusual records acquired by various means, including even purchase, during an otherwise mostly virtuous lifetime by Jack Thorington. [Repeated Thursday 7am.]

6:00pm - 6:30pm

Southern Whirled Service

An exploration of the sounds and influences of south London music scenes with an emphasis on younger, newer artists. With Walter Lockwood playing the music that soundtracks his youth. [Repeats Saturday 8pm.]

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Out in South LondonHighlight

Award-winning LGBTQI magazine show created by comedian Rosie Wilby and hosted by Stewart Who and Sophia Blackwell. This week: Rosie and Sophia speak to singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan about her new album and single, 'Sober'. Follow @outsthlondon for more info. [Repeated Sunday 10am.]

7:30pm - 8:00pm

Dig That Treasure

Will Hall presents 30 minutes of forgotten, underrated and underappreciated pop and folk music from across the world. International scenes are at home alongside outsider musics, demos and covers, film and game soundtracks, and long-lost rarities in this decentred selection. Follow @digthattreasure on Instagram. [Repeated Thursday 7.30am.]

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Clear Spot

[Repeated Wednesday 10am.]

9:00pm - 10:00pm

Make Your Own Damn MusicHighlight

Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. This week: an automatic sound show - listen carefully. Visit the artist recluse Bob and Roberta Smith in his Thanet studio, put your ear to the brickwork and hear a Thanet Transmission. Bob also reads from his new book, You Are An Artist. [Repeated Sunday 5am.]

10:00pm - 10:30pm

Hellworld Half Hour

Andy Tuersley curates a sound collage of online panoptic hypnagogia from the dread year 2020. [Repeated Monday 3.30am]

10:30pm - 12:00am

Artrocker

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. [Repeated Thursday 1am.]

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. [Repeated Saturday 2.30am.]