2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Tuesday 12am.] Self-explanatory grime showcase... aka DJ BPM's Girlie Grime Time.
3:30am - 4:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 12midnight.] The world's first Alternative Black Music Show, with Art Terry.
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 10.30pm.] Radia, the international group of independent cultural radio stations, presents a new show realised by one of the members, exploring new and forgotten ways of making radio. This week: Show 558, “The Curiosity Overcomes You” by Alice Armstrong, Soundart Radio, Devon, UK: Echoes of a shared material past in an audio exploration of the ancient skill of flint knapping. Visit www.radia.fm for more information.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Friday 10am.] Joe Eakins (of Speak & The Spells) explores the weird world of half-forgotten teen garage and British freakbeat releases. First broadcast 2013.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 6.30pm.] Writer and film-maker Henry Scott-Irvine conducts long form, casual but penetrating interviews with notable figures from culture and counter-culture. This week's special guest is Chas McDevitt, 81 year old skiffle legend, best known for his recording of 'Freight Train' with folk singer Nancy Whiskey which was a Number 5 hit in the UK in 1957 - and went on to be a million seller in the USA, making the Glaswegian McDevitt the only British skiffle act apart from Lonnie Donegan to have any significant international success.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Discover the global connections of London’s museums and historic homes through music and stories, with DJ Ritu. Produced by Cultural Co-operation. This week: Ritu chats with broadcaster and musician Mary Ann Kennedy about her acclaimed ARC Music compilation, The Ultimate Guide to Scottish Folk.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 2:30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. Today: Tracks from "A Square Talk on Popular Music" by Anna Russell with Jimmy Carroll and his miserable five, including aria from "The Psychiatrist" and "Anaemia's Death Scene". Giving advice on how to be a successful singer, she quipped that although a glorious voice was important, "it helps to be an independently wealthy, politically motivated, back-stabbing bitch".
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] A six part series with Mark Aitken. This inaugural edition of sonic photography features an image taken on Christmas Day in Mexico, 2012 by Mark, who reads from diaries kept over the period that reflect on the dramatic build up to the moment the picture was taken. The theme of trying too hard - resulting in not trying at all - to produce work is explored. Sounds embed the picture in the Chihuahuan desert near the frontier city of Juárez.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
A bilingual programme (English & Spanish) presented by critic and producer Javier Chandía which covers Latin American music from its roots to the avant-garde. This week Javier talks to and explores the music of Arturo O’Farrill, pianist, composer, and educator. His professional career began as the pianist of Carla Bley Big Band from 1979 through 1983. He then went on to develop as a solo performer with a wide spectrum of artists including Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis, and Harry Belafonte. His albums with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra were awarded a Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album in 2009. The 2015 release of The Offense of the Drum was yet another Grammy winner. Javier interviews this extraordinary musician and presents his latest (2015) album release, Cuba: The Conversation Continues (on the Motéma label). Visit latinwavesresonancefm.com for more information. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 1pm]. Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton and Harry Haward, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. Today: a musical
tribute to DAGE’s Harry, marking his 82nd birthday, from all DAGE’s pensioner playmates. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cousins Richard Guard and Anna Crockatt celebrate the capital's past, present and future in the show where everything is live. With regulars Buffalo Bill, Alex The Greek and Mickey Science. This week's extra special musical guests are Oss "a trio of the UK's finest folk musicians, presenting music and song from various local traditions with refinement and sophistication." At least that's what it says on Bandcamp. And they probably wrote it themselves, but unusually for self penned hyperbole, in this case it's all true. Featuring concertina maestro Nick Hart, viola d'amore from John Dipper and the sublime Tom Moore on violin, Oss are fast cementing their deserved reputation as the saviours of English folk music. [Repeated Tuesday 6am.]
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Anne Frankenstein presents an hour of rare rhythm & blues, ska, mambo, soul and exotica treasures. [Repeated Thursday 8am].
5:00pm - 6:00pm
An in depth interview programme, presented by critic and curator Morgan Quaintance, featuring international contemporary artists as guests. This week his hour long interview in the artist's studio is with Wiltshire-born, London-based painter and installation artist Ben Cove, whose artwork occupies the porous space between art, design and architecture. [Repeated Thursday 3pm.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Recordings of voices, meetings, views, and soundscapes from in and around Speakers' Corner, the world's oldest location for free speech. [Repeated Wednesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Rhythmically other, entertaining, perplexing and unashamedly progressive sounds, playing music that uses unusual time signatures, song structures and dynamics - sounds that break out of Western music's peculiar obsession with 4/4. Visit www.otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Friday 3.00am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
The best from a world of field recordings, curated by Patrick McGinley. Tonight: "At the Edge of Emptiness of all Things" with Dieter Sperl and Michael Fischer. A radia helsinki show #563. Visit http://www.frameworkradio.net for more information and/or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Wednesday 5am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week: author Richard Grant discusses his books "Dispatches from Pluto" and God’s Middle Finger" about his travels in the lawless Sierra Madre mountains and his disastrous attempt at rafting the unexplored Malagarasi River in Tanzania. Visit http://www.robsimone.com/ for more information. [Repeated Friday 7am.]