3:30am - 4:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 12 midnight.] Is Black Music is the world's first and longest running Alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. This week: In honor of Woman's History Month Is Black music will be highlighting women of Black music, with a focus on African American women involved in the alternative Black music scene. Artist featured include Mantana Roberts, Georgia Ann Muldrow and Jangle Monae. Cheating, lies and good times, that's what the blues is made of.
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 10pm.] New series. Great Exposure offers discussion and insight into the the use of music in advertising and its effects on the music industry. Presented by music supervisor Marcus Brooke-Smith.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 11am.] New series! 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 edition's featured artists are The Seeds. For further information and general waffle, contact email@example.com.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 5.30pm.] A monthly exploration of film and pop culture by Electric Sheep Magazine editor in chief Virginie Sélavy and assistant editor Alex Fitch. This month: A Women-In-Horror Special'. editor Virginie Selavy talks to Nicole McControversy, director of the Boston Underground Film Festival, Kat Ellinger, editor in chief of horror magazine Diabolique, and Brazilian-born actress and producer Marcia do Vales. Plus tunes by gutsy ladies, including Tina Turner and Prentice Moreland.
7:15am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 3pm.] Carole Finer presents a range of live music guests, ranging from the English modernist avant-garde (she was a member of The Scratch Orchestra) to bluegrass (she is also a keen banjo player), as well as field recordings from her extensive travels around the world. This week: Carole talks about and plays recordings from this year’s Gainsborough Old Time Music and Dance Festival. Glorious sounds of tapping feet, stringed instruments and voices from UK and USA.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 2:30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: Woodslippercounterclatter by Susan Howe (voice) and David Grubbs (piano), a 42'35" piece including fragments of quotations, half sentences, split words and letters spoken by Howe to piano accompaniment by Grubbs. Plus other spoken word pieces by poets, orators and authors.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] New LGBT series presented by Rosie Wilby and Heather Peace with Diva magazine. This week: Rosie and Heather chat to music journalist Martin Aston about his book Breaking Down The Walls Of Heartache: How Music Came Out. In it, he explores music's queer DNA from k.d.lang to Bowie and Beth Ditto, and some of the more hidden pioneers that preceded them. Roving reporter Rachel Shelley attends a rehearsal for the Diva 250 Awards and also interviews award-winning film director, writer and actor Jake Graf. Plus news from resident 'lesbro' Jonathan Phang.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's thriving music-theatre scene. This week's guests: Michael Matus and George Rae from ’The Frogs’ at the Jermyn Street Theatre; and West End and Broadway star Rachel Tucker. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information.
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 features the avant-garde masterpiece "Sauna: Um, Dois, Três" by Sao Paulo Underground, the debut album from expatriate Chicagoan cornetist/composer Rob Mazurek Mazurek, in collaboration with the Brazilian drummer/programmer/trumpeter Mauricio Takara, and Guilherme Granado (keyboards, percussion, bass clarinet). It is a fascinating, richly textured set that combine the best elements of real-time live instrumentation and electronica-saturated studio composition. Visit latinwavesresonancefm.com for more information. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 1pm]. Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: reaction from Britain's largest pensioners' movement, the National Pensioners Convention, and two national pensioners' charities, Independent Age and Age UK to 2017's Spring Budget. 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: One woman and a double bass. Instrumental skill and knowledge of music combined with a manic honesty make her a one-of-a-kind performer. Nina Harries is the special musical guest this week, casting an original blend of 'the operatic and the weird'. [Repeated Tuesday 6am.]
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarah "Nana" Nicol delves into her trolley bag and pulls out a selection of leftfield disco, edits, and cosmic delights. [Repeated Friday 2am.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
[Repeated from Wednesday 10am.] Sensing Cities is a sporadic radio show created by Maria Papadomanolaki. It investigates the themes of urban exploration and narrative through the use of sound, writing and new media art. It aims to create an initial understanding of the processes behind artists, writers and specific projects and to raise questions about perceiving, creating and narrating place, be that fictional, real, internal or external. Sensing Cities brings together different creative approaches that engage with personal or collective memory and history, transience, listening, recording, sensing, voice, words, walking and locative art.
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Works commissioned by and broadcast at Radiophrenia, the arts radio station broadcasting from Glasgow's Centre for Contemporary Arts in August/September 2016. This week’s featured works are: ‘How To Unpack A Whale’ by Anna Friz. A radiophonic meditation on the containment and escape of material stuff, moved by land, sea and night air, embedded in complex, half-imagined wireless communication channels and signal relays; ‘I've had it up to here with fish & chips’ by Ben Knight & Tom White. A Hörspiel exploring the potential of political listening within professional acts of caring. Drawing on Knight’s experience as a social worker and asylum support volunteer, and composed of interviews with care workers of all kinds, this voice play focuses on what we hear in our caring encounters. Radiophrenia was supported by Creative Scotland. [Repeated Tuesday 4am.]
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 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. This week: works by Charlotte Adams, Evan Raymond Spitzer, Philip Sulidae, Jason Kahn, Nils Mosh, Phillippe Faujas, sounds from the aporee maps by Flavien Gillié, Chris Sciacca, Felix Blume, David M, and Ian-John Hutchinson, and a framework introduction recorded in Estonia by Jonathan Coleclough. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. 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: Dr Lenard Kasden discusses the possibility of a U.S. cover-up of an extra-terrestrial contact. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information. [Repeated Friday 7am.]