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Friday 20th September

12:00am - 12:30am

ArtyFAQHighlight

New series! Master J brings us ArtyFAQ – the Arty Fairly Amusing Quiz Show, the show where contestants get points for answering questions correctly or saying something funny. This week: Heat 2 - The West End Star vs The West End Child Star. In this, the second heat, Karen Holmes (West End musical actor) and Jason Kavan (West End child actor) battle it out for a place in the 2019 Semi-Final. There there will be five rounds, ranging from standard arts-based trivia questions, to the silly, sublime, and back again. And as always there is absolutely no contingency for if it ends up as a draw. For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeated Monday 4am.]

12:30am - 1:00am

Sculpt

Personally-felt sensory collages and sonic obscurities with Milo Thesiger-Meacham. [Repeats Monday 4.30am.]

1:00am - 2:30am

The Ambrosia Rasputin Show

[Repeated from Sunday 12pm.] Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. Today's guest is radical guitarist Ross Lambert.

ON NOW

2:30am - 3:30am

Architecture Culture

[Repeated from Wednesday 5.30pm.] New series! In a new monthly show looking at how architecture is represented in culture, Alex Fitch talks to artists, curators, film-makers and writers who have contributed to unique representations of architecture in different media. This month: Jacquelyn Jubert and Joe Robson (founders of Anise Gallery, Shad Thames) and artists Owen D. Pomery and Alison Samson discuss the representation of architecture in graphic arts, and academic Justin Wadlow (University of Picardy Jules Verne) talks about posters he’s helped curate for Amiens BD festival, which often focus on representations of the city’s Cathedral and other architectural landmarks (recorded at Graphic Brighton, May 2019). Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. 

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3:30am - 4:00am

Gate Kicks

[Repeated from Wednesday 1.30pm.] Introduced by bass player and storyteller LM Dubz, 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.

4:00am - 4:30am

Speakers' Corner

[Repeated from Wednesday 3pm.] Recorded by Heiko Khoo, The Speakers’ Corner show goes to the heart of political, social and cultural issues of the day. It features Speakers’ Corner regulars, special reports and interviews, and observes at the life and times of the world’s oldest and most famous platform for free speech.

4:30am - 5:00am

The Workplace

[repeated from Tuesday 11am.] NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: To conclude a two-part episode on Stress Management, NND hears from life coach Kathleen Mezik about how to bring the 7 pillars - core areas of life that must be in balance, in order to effectively manage stress - into alignment. Part 2 of 2. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd.

5:00am - 6:00am

In Memoriam Hossam Ramzy

[Repeated from Saturday 3.30pm.] By way of tribute to the late Hossam Ramzy (1953 - 2019), who died this week. Presented by DJ Ritu of A World In London in collaboration with Cultural Co-operation from July 2014, Egyptian percussionist Hossam Ramzy discusses his varied career, including living with Bedouin tribes in Saudi Arabia and working with Robert Plant and Jimmy Page on their "No Quarter - Unledded" album.

6:00am - 7:00am

Living With London

[Repeated from Monday 5pm.] An exploration of mood, memory, music and the city of London with menswear designer Simon Carter and Dalhousie founder Derek Taylor.

7:00am - 8:00am

Club Integral Radio Show

[Repeated from Wednesday 10.30pm.] The Earl of Killorglin and Andrew Scott-Bolton of Club Integral - London's long-running "home to the uncategorisable" - preview its upcoming concerts in London.

8:00am - 9:00am

Chacombo

[Repeated from Tuesday 12pm.] Crucial Peruvian music selections from Mamá Calor's vinyl collection spanning Festejo, Marinera, Música Criolla and Icaros, plus insights from legendary music anthropologist Kamilo Riveros Vasquez. This week we explore Vals Criollo, the Peruvian waltz. [Repeated Friday 8am.]

9:00am - 10:00am

Radio EcoshockHighlight

Global environmental news with Alex Smith. Today: Why are the media telling you fairy tales about the real death toll in the Bahamian disaster called 'Dorian'? And why aren't they telling you about massive fires in Russian Siberia? We talk about the deadly storm with Canadian scientist Paul Beckwith. Then Mark Parrington, senior scientist working on the Copernicus project, 'Europe's eyes on Earth'. The Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service [CAMS] tracked over 100 big wildfires in the Arctic Circle - just since June. Beckwith and I return analysing public insanity and the unthinkable risks of changing the climate. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact radio@ecoshock.org. [Repeated Monday 6am.]

10:00am - 11:00am

Clear Spot

[Repeated from Thursday 8pm]

11:00am - 12:00pm

Bears At A Picnic

Andrea Spisto and Michelle Madsen explore themes of playfulness and vulnerability through music, poetry, performance and clowning. Tweet to Bears_at. [Repeated Tuesday 4am.]

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Baba Yaga's Hut

Anthony Chalmers, promoter of Baba Yaga's Hut, presents a wide variety of music from Krautrock, 60’s psych and crime-jazz to baile-funk, progressive rock, blaxploitation soundtracks, no-wave disco, ghetto-tech and free noise. For more information visit Baba Yaga's Hut Facebook page. [Repeated Saturday 1.30am.]

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Novara FM

A weekly show dedicated to political theory and current affairs hosted by James Butler. Find Novara on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. E-mail info@novaramedia.com. All previous shows are available at novaramedia.com. [Repeated Monday 9am.]

2:00pm - 2:30pm

L'alternative

[Repeated from Wednesday 7.30pm.] Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte".

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Wavelength

A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: A melange of Seddon cassette sound checks, concrete poetry, Nothing editions and other random noises collated hastily for no particular reason. [Repeated Monday 5am.]

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Preview: The Custody Code

[Repeated from Monday 11.30am.] The soundtrack to The Custody Code, a new art film and installation produced by Amanda Loomes and developed as part of the Forestry Commission’s Centenary celebrations. Introduced by Loomes, the soundtrack reveals the hidden industry within the working forest, telling the individual, intimate and often surprising stories of the men and women who call the forest their office. Visit www.forestryengland.uk for more information.

4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Curtain Up ShowHighlight

Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's thriving theatre scene. Today’s guests: Jon Robyns from Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre; and Laura Pitt-Pulford and Joel Montague from Falsettos at The Other Palace. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix. [Repeated Sunday 9am.]

5:00pm - 5:30pm

The Atomic Drop

A series about the world of professional wrestling with news, features and music, hosted by Tariq Haque. This week's show features a signature Atomic Drop mix with music from The B+ Players, R8ed R, A-N-T, Bogotá Orkestar, Skipless, Code Orange and Restroom Security. Plus promos from Maxwell Jacob Friedman and "The Man" Becky Lynch. Twitter @theatomicdrop. Instagram @theatomicdrop. [Repeated Wednesday 4pm.]

5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Sound Projector Radio Show

A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: French progressive rock, jazz-rock and space rock from the 1970s. Names in the frame include Ange, Eden Rose, Present, Lard Free, Triangle, Mahjun, Atoll, Carpe Diem, Laurent Thibault, Artcane, Arachnoid, and Coeur Magique. In reserve: Chute Libre. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 1am.]

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Shoot The Breeze

A talk show dedicated to films and television shows, presented by Marcus Ako, Laura Sampson and David Campbell. Visit STB's Facebook page for more information and send them a tweet @STB_ResonanceFM. [Repeated Wednesday 6am.]

8:00pm - 9:00pm

More Womxn

Katie Callin and Hannah Hogan present left-field, experimental and alternative music exclusively by women, the third Friday of each month. [Repeated Monday 10am.]

9:00pm - 10:00pm

Balling the Jack

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. [Repeated Wednesday 8am.]

10:00pm - 11:00pm

Bad Punk

Hosted by Johny Brown and Inga Tillere of Band Of Holy Joy. For more information visit badpunkradio.tumblr.com, contact badpunkradio@gmail.com. [Repeated Monday 3am.]

11:00pm - 12:30am

Psychosonic Cinema

Renowned Australian soundtrack theorist Philip Brophy presents 90 minutes of loud and luscious soundtrack dynamite. Across 13 episodes, he covers five strains of film music: Electronic Soundscapes; Big Beat Jive; Hard Rock Freak-Out; Funked-Up Grooves; and Atomic Atonality. In all cases, great tracks that speak for themselves! [Repeats Tuesday 1am.]