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Monday 28th November

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: Rob talks with disaffected indigenous Americans who still struggle with the annexation and infrastructure disruptions on lands people have lived on for longer than the U.S. has existed. 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 FacebookMixcloud 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

Come On, Come Down!

Ilia Rogatchevski explores adventurous night music for the sleepless. The series covers a broad spectrum of genres, from ambient and noise through to jazz, post-rock and contemporary classical. Each episode is thematically linked and aims to highlight a specific mood, artist or movement. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]

5:00am - 6:00am

Wavelength

[Repeated from Friday 2.30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: Wordstring Origins Revisited. Continuing on the theme of post-Artificial Intelligence ‘wordstuff’ (sidestepping the term ‘poetry’), the origins of the wordstuff outpourings are traced to late 2020 – a period of lockdown, boredom and delirium. Wavelength revisits their first airing on 20 November 2020. With Dan Wilson (recipient of the wordstuff).

6:00am - 7:00am

Radio Ecoshock

[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: Copping Out Of Climate Action. From Johannesburg, Professor Patrick Bond exposes the Just Transition and dirty deeds done. Two reports from COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt, Daphne Wysham and Paul Beckwith call in. Daphne, former host of Earthbeat Radio, now heads methaneaction.org. Paul is a Canadian climate scientist with COP experience. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact radio@ecoshock.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. This week: Brazilian Tropicalia queen Gal Costa, Malian superstar Fatoumata Diawara and Damon Albarn, oriental psychedelia Moroccan group Gaisha, South African a cappella quintet The Joy, Soul Sisters, a futuristic Black Panther:Wakanda Forever extract, and an epic 10-minute Sufi collaboration between British South Asian collective Orchestral Qawwali and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

9:00am - 10:00am

The Sampler Mixtape

[Repeated from Friday 12 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

Clear Spot

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

11:00am - 11:30am

Little Atoms

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: Simon Morden on his new non-fiction book, The Red Planet. Visit littleatoms.com for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact littleatomspodcast@gmail.com. [Repeats Saturday 9am.]

11:30am - 12:00pm

New Works For Radio

“Morning Is Broken” by Colin Black is meant as "a stark reminder to not take your morning for granted, treasure it, or your morning could turn into mourning for what was accidentally or recklessly lost." Produced, composed, recorded, compiled and mixed by Colin Black. Interviewee: Ines Milosevic. A CONA live in situ commission and part of the Soundcamp 2021 on-line festival led by Acoustic Commons. Followed by "The Cat" by Tom Costello, one of the works featured in Resonance's Gold winning entry to the 2022 Audio Production Awards. [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: a return to the "alphabet" with songs and tunes from Britain, Ireland and America where the performers all have names beginning with the letters L to R.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Calling All PensionersHighlight

Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the National Pensioners Convention shares the not totally expected news that the pensions Triple Lock is saved with a 10.1% rise in April 2023. Independent Age and Age UK also celebrate the Triple Lock pensions rise win and pay tribute to their supporters playing their part in this victory. Plus, the National Pensioners Convention on Warm This Winter campaign's call for a national Day of Action on fuel poverty on Saturday 3rd December 2022. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeats Sunday 2pm.]

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Smashing Records

[Repeated from Thursday 4pm.] James Sloan presents conversations and music from the communities around Disability Advice Service Lambeth. Contact smashing.records@disabilitylambeth.org.uk. Twitter @smashingdasl.

2:30pm - 3:00pm

The Workplace

[Repeated from Tuesday 11am.] NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. 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

Isolation Vacation

Isolation Vacation and the Practical Application of Music (and Other Theories). This week: We cast our tangential eyes over the pernicious world of gambling with songs from Alison Krauss, Dee Dee Sharp, Dan le Sac and more. [Repeated Friday 6am.]

6:00pm - 6:15pm

We Can Make: The BuildHighlight

At 55, John found himself living in a shed in a yard full of engine parts. So when We Can Make asked him if he wanted to pioneer the first home of a revolutionary sustainable housing project, he jumped at the chance. Join John as he finds the land, designs his house, pushes it through planning permission and finally starts to get his hands dirty… And if this sounds like something you'd be keen to do yourself, listen closely and get in touch, as We Can Make is only growing. Episode 6: Welcome to my home. John is moving in! George, the project architect, and Arthur, the landscape gardener, take us round the garden and explain how it's designed to increase biodiversity. And finally John can have his dad round for tea. [Repeated Wednesday 1pm.]

6:15pm - 6:30pm

Radio On

Situationist collective Somnambulist Internationale present Radio On, a series of 'cut-up' dialogues and sound collage incorporating film, pop music, television with original script and field recordings to tell their own story. [Repeated Wednesday 1.15pm.] 

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: Episode 7 in "Lewis Schaffer's Slouch to Oblivion". Lisa and Lewis discuss Lewis's plans for the week including actually trying to get comedy gigs, his third attempt to do the death podcast with Sajeela Kershi, and his planned KUB CT scan for stage 3A chronic kidney disease. 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

Clear Spot

One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts. [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: Tom Caddick (Nedgroup); Ben Hunt (Second Foundation). [Repeats Thursday 9am.]

ON NOW

10:00pm - 11:00pm

Sonic ImperfectionsHighlight

Nigel Bryant of the South East London based live music night Sonic Imperfections, plays a selection of experimental and unusual sounds. This month's show includes new music from Brace, Jo Montgomerie and Christina Vantzou. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information. [Repeated Sunday 6am.]

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11:00pm - 12:00am

Psyché Tropes

Psyché Tropes presents a programme of sound and musical works from experimental film and video, installation, expanded cinema and other rare forms of multimedia. This month: Episode 8, presented by Steven McInerney features a selection of work from Harry Bertioa's 'Sonambient' archive. [Repeats Saturday 1.30am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

Precious Nothing

[Repeated from Saturday 9.30pm.] A monthly hour-long programme of videogame music, experimental tones, melodic vignettes, fast-dance, slow-trance, and otherworldly sounds. Sonically compiled and dispensed from Glasgow by AkaSiroDJ.