12:00am - 1:00am
The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. Tonight's show is titled In The Trees. It is a tribute to The Happy Man Tree in Hackney which is scheduled to be cut down by developers soon. We hear tracks by Black musicians expressing their impressions and life experiences with trees. [Repeated Saturday 2.30am.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 5.30pm.] A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight, a tribute to the music of Ennio Morricone, who died this week. The show was compiled by Harley Richardson from a collection of lesser-known soundtracks scored by Morricone, including The Great Silence, The Red Tent, Who Saw Her Die?, The Working Class Goes to Heaven, Life is Tough, Eh Providence?, and other thrillers and crime movies from the 1970s. The show is a follow-up to our 2009 Morricone broadcast, still available for streaming at thesoundprojector.com. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 3pm.] French underground, synth and progressive music of the 1970s, presented by Warren Hatter. This week, we play recent releases. Expect a mix of essential represses, unearthed gems and new recordings by people from the 70s French Underground. Tracks by Magma, Clearlight, Heldon, Richard Pinhas, Dominique Grimaud, Bernard Szajner, Zanov and Spotch Forcey. Tweet to @frenchrocksmplr.
5:00am - 6:00am
[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 regular edition features Vanessa Rossetto, Éric La Casa, JD Zazie, Mark Vernon, Heitor Alves, Matilde Meireles, sounds from the Aporee Maps, and an intro by Richie Warburton. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] A weekly show hosted by urbanist Donald Hyslop. This week: the second part of an interview with Nato Thompson, Director of Philadelphia Modern, USA, about activism, art and establishing new models of cultural dialogues.
8:00am - 9:00am
[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 email@example.com.
9:00am - 10:00am
Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. Today: New York Times best selling author Steve Alten talks with Rob about his book, Undisclosed which reveals new evidence of the government cover-up of UFO/ET contact cases. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information. [Repeated Monday 12am.]
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 8pm.] Tonight: South Bank Sound Lab. Listen to music and interviews from London South Bank University’s Music and Sound Design students. There’s some industrial techno, grime, a Shakespearian soundwalk and music made using a video game engine. Presented by Adam Parkinson (aka Dane Law), experimental musician and Senior Lecturer in Sound Design at LSBU. Visit https://www.facebook.com/southbanksoundlab/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week: we explore the great outdoors as we chat to Tim Webb about Hackney’s parks and green spaces and go for a walk with the Shoreditch Trust Community Connections team. Plus, we revisit the Hackney Empire Elders songwriting group with Antonia Folivi. Host Sue Elliot-Nichols is joined by Theatre Exchange members Sharon Aspess and Janet Evans, with music from our resident DJ, Frank Kaos. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]
1:00pm - 1:30pm
[Repeated from Monday 6pm.] Journey around the world with travel hungry record collector Jamal and experience ethereal music spanning cosmic soul, global funk and spiritual jazz. You'll explore far off and far out places all from the comfort of your own sanctuary. This week: we're travelling South America exploring everything from samba to psychedelic rock. Find Jamal on Mixcloud, Facebook and Instagram.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
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. [Repeated Friday 3.30am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week: with venues closed due to coronavirus lockdown, what should musicians do? Ben proposes Digital Xenochrony, the combination of playing recorded at different times: "If you can't be live, at least you can be strange". Eleanor Crook and Ben Moran Healy on electric guitar, Jair-Rohm Parker Wells and Cloughie on bass, Guy Evans and Peter Baxter on drums, Out To Lunch on Splash 'n' Klang and vocal intimacies, Dave Black on Mississippi Fred McDowell's "Red Cross Store", and Graham Davis on synth and "I Wish My Cuica Would Arrive". [Repeated Saturday 3.30am.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
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. [Repeats Friday 4am.]
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. This week: hosts Terry and Jamille hear about Tandemonium, Flight Paths and Ionesco’s ‘The Chairs’ just some of the ground-breaking shows produced by this week’s guest Maria Oshodi, CEO and Artistic Director of Extant Theatre. Plus, extracts from ‘Eye Say’, a stand-up comedy show in development for The Bloomsbury Festival in October 2020. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
4:00pm - 4:30pm
[Repeats Saturday 8pm.]
4:30pm - 5:30pm
An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. This week: July is a time when good things happen – well it used to be in the 70s and 80s. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeated Saturday 8am.]
5:30pm - 6:30pm
A 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: Architecture and Comics. Alex talks to Sean Azzaopardi about his graphic novel The Voice of the Hall which depicts the history of Hornsey Town Hall, from its conception as a public building to the present day. Also, Enrique Bordes discusses his book Cómic, arquitectura narrativa, which investigates the many depictions of architecture in comics and graphic novels throughout the 20th Century. Recorded at Waterstones, Crouch End, and TORCH, Oxford. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Friday 2.30am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: Ritu spins through 13 countries, with mighty tracks by queen of soul Aretha Franklin, London Congolese/Cuban band Grupo Lokito, Latin Boogaloo legend Pete Rodriguez, Urban Zulu Busi Mhlongo, Kurdish ensemble Miraz, and Finnish composer and kantele specialist Sarah Palu. [Repeated Monday 8am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
From 2012, David Leister's zany translation of 16mm library films and found footage to the radio. [Repeats Friday 3.30pm.]
9:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends Leonore Schick and Soila Apparicio like to make private conversations public. They discuss art, activism and women’s issues, often with special guests and friends. For more information visit acast.com/veryloosewomen or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio. [Repeated Saturday 10.30pm.]
9:30pm - 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. [Repeated Friday 12am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
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), who first came across it when researching the Standing Rock protests of 2016/17. Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]