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Wednesday 27th October

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's theme: 1970s free improvisation from Europe. Featuring tracks from Ed's personal favourites in his record collection, and drawn from the labels Incus, FMP, and Instant Composers Pool. Featured musicians are Derek Bailey, Han Bennink, Alexander Von Schlippenbach Trio, Misha Mengelberg, Steve Lacy, Michel Waisvisz, Maarten Van Regteren Altena, Evan Parker, ICP Tentet, Instant Composers Pool, and Tony Oxley. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.

2:30am - 3:30am

Drones Of Hell

[Repeated from Sunday 10pm.] Ray Kirby presents an hour of Extreme Metal, featuring tracks old and new from the last three decades. For more information visit dronesofhell.blogspot.com

3:30am - 4:00am

Radia

[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. Visit radia.fm for more information. 

4:00am - 5:00am

MSCTY Radio Tokyo

[Repeated from Sunday 8pm.] Travel to Japan with Nick Luscombe and James Greer as they explore the sound of Tokyo. This week: Nick and James' adventures take us on a preview of Fieldwave 2, a release and workshop series produced by Nick in partnership with Nonclassical, featuring Japanese soundscapes made from field recordings by Midori Hirano, Tomoko Hojo, Sugai Ken, and others alongside their own new work. For more information visit www.mscty.space.

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5:00am - 6:00am

framework

[Repeated from Sunday 11pm.] A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week's edition celebrates the life and work of Ian Rawes, curator of The London Sound Survey, who has sadly died. Friend of the show, and all-around fantastic human being, he will be greatly missed. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information.

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6:00am - 7:00am

Shoot The Breeze

[Repeated from Friday 7pm.] A talk show dedicated to films and television shows, presented by Marcus Ako, Laura Sampson and David Campbell. This week: Marcus and Producer Dave talk to Jimmy So - the Interim CEO of Marvion Media - about NFTs and how being a filmmaker (and radio shows) can get in on the action. Visit STB's Facebook page for more information. Tweet to @STB_ResonanceFM. Instagram @ShootTheBreezeShow.

7:00am - 8:00am

Listen. Let's Talk.


[Repeated from Friday 11am.] A weekly show hosted by urbanist Donald Hyslop. This week he talks all things advertising and marketing with Gordon Euchler, Creative Director at Delloite, based in Frankfurt, Germany. They discuss the power and ever changing nature of brands, if advertising makes a difference - and the power of the John Lewis Christmas commercial. 

Followed at 11.45 by ‘Löngun’ (Icelandic for ‘yearning’), originally a 15 minute dramatic monologue for theatre created and performed in 2012 by Hanna Appleby then recast by Alexander Baker as an impressionistic sound piece, the aim being to create not a completely abstract work, nor simply a monologue with sfx.

8:00am - 9:00am

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

9:00am - 10:00am

The Rob Simone Talk Show

Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week: Rob discusses climate change through man-made geoengineering technology and the systems in place that are already facilitating them. Visit robsimone.com for more information. [Repeats Monday 12am.]

10:00am - 11:00am

Clear Spot

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

11:00am - 12:00pm

Intoxica Radio HourHighlight

Presented by Nick Brown of Intoxica Record Shop and dedicated to the dignity of vinyl, giving centre stage to new vinyl reissue releases, spotlighting Content Themes and specific artists' careers - and generally playing the gloriously unheralded low-brow rock and soul of the 20th Century, all rendered on little slabs of black plastic. This week: a Halloween Special with music from the wired and wonderful world of The Creeps, Kay Bell and The Spacemen, and The Madmen. For further information and general waffle, contact intoxica@intoxica.co.uk. [Repeated Saturday 7am.]

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. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information. [Repeats Sunday 8am.]

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Distant Rhythm

[Repeated from Monday 6pm.] DJ and record dealer Cameron Habib explores rhythmic, groove-driven music from his personal collection and soon-to-launch online record shop. Each week delving into the rich musical landscapes of the Caribbean, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, South Asia and the Far East. This week, it's all reggae, mostly from Jamaica, but also from a few places you wouldn't expect to hear it, including Libya and the Ivory Coast. Find Distant Rhythm on Mixcloud.

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 Friday 3.30am.]

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Late Lunch with Out to Lunch

Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week: Ben presents music recorded by Ammas at their Betsey Trotwood Friday lunchtime residency. Featuring Nick Lubran on acoustic guitar and bamboo flute; Dave Black on electric guitar; Graham Davis on synth and bass ukulele; Ian Stone on double bass; Iris Watson on djembe hand drum; Peter Baxter on tabletop percussion; and Out To Lunch on chair 'n' spoon and keyboards. Selections from the session - "The Fulsome Epic" and Easy Seconds" - are separated by sections of "Each Ouch", a piano/poetry performance recorded by OTL in August. Recording by Graham Davis, mix by OTL. This programme is dedicated to the memory of pianist George Duke. [Repeats Saturday 3.30am.]

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Southwark COVID - A Housing Response

[Repeated from Monday 11.30am.] Up-to-date information for Southwark residents regarding Covid-19. Produced by Southwark Group of Tenant Organisations (SGTO) with and on behalf of the Southwark Tenants Movement. Get involved and get in touch at info@sgto.co.uk or telephone 0207 639 6718. 

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Lucky Cat's Sound System Stories

An oral history of UK Reggae sound system culture. Interviews with sound men and women from the UK scene. Presented and produced by Zoë Baxter. [Repeats Sunday 3pm.]

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Spizz FMHighlight

An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. This week: a variety pack of adventures in SpizzWorld including Paul Bowen of the StarJets at the Hope & Anchor, and Burlesque evening at the Blue Posts in Soho. Plus, Die Toten Hosen, The DeRellas, New Band Spots with Darkzine, Mad Mulligans and Neil Frost. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeats Saturday 8am.]

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Previously On Resonance FM

A gem from our archive. Today: "Partial Recall." In June and July 1998, the first manifestation of Resonance FM took place on 107.3FM, broadcasting from the Royal Festival Hall. Instigated and curated by Phil England and Ed Baxter for London Musicians' Collective, this Resonance was a month long “art gallery of the airwaves”. "Partial Recall" is aspecially commissioned feature made by Erik Lintunen in which some of the contributors to the inaugural Resonance 1998 RSL broadcasts recall what it felt like and what perhaps it meant. Featuring Ed Baxter, Peter Blegvad, Viv Corringham, Marion Coutts, Phil England, Ivor Kallin, Caroline Kraabel, Andy Lowe, and David Sefton. [Repeats Sunday 11am.]

6:30pm - 7:30pm

A World In London

DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. [Repeats Monday 8am.]

7:30pm - 8:00pm

L'alternative

Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte". [Repeats Thursday 7am.]

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Literary SouthHighlight

A monthly show about literature in translation, presented by Silvia Rothlisberger. Featuring writers and translators from around the world discussing contemporary translated books. In this episode Silvia talks to translator Fionn Petch about his translations from Spanish of authors Luis Sagasti, Renato Cisneros and Jorge Consiglio. With music from The Beatles and Glenn Gould. Visit literarysouth.org for more information. [Repeated 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 (but currently suspended) concert series in London. [Repeats Friday 12am.]

10:30pm - 11:00pm

The Wrong Show

Extraordinary radiophonic probes with Orlando Harrison. For more information visit soundcloud.com/orlando-harrison. [Repeats Saturday 4.30am.]

11:00pm - 12:00am

Fog Cast

Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. Further details at: robinthefog.com. [Repeats Sunday 2.30am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

Tunes From Turtle Island

Contemporary Native American and First Nations music from a wide range of indigenous musicians in North America, selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew Graves-Johnston (aka DJ Droid). Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio and https://tunesfromturtleisland.eu/ for more information. [Repeats Saturday 12.30am.]