12:00am - 5:00am


A selection of 2017 Clear Spots: Simon Duff's Contrast; Langham Research Centre; Diggers; Ella Finer; and Matt Rogalsky.

5:00am - 6:00am

Cherry Blossom Quartet

A week of Tenzing Scott Brown plays, adapted for radio by Johny Brown, featuring Tam Dean Burn and a company of actors and sound artists, produced and presented by Bad Punk. Tonight, 3/5: 'Theatre And Me'. Bill Drummond’s ruminations on theatre, read by Richard Strange and processed and repackaged into an hour-long soundscape by Farmer Glitch.

6:00am - 7:30am

From the Archives

[Repeated from Friday 8pm.]

7:30am - 8:00am

Micro Clear Spot

'The Brain Garden,' a new work for radio by Stuart Russell: "It is the story of my life so far from pre-existence to the fear of death. 'The Brain Garden' is my name for the place in our minds where memories are collected and flourish."

8:00am - 12:00pm


More 2017 Clear Spots: new works by Iain Chambers; Steep Incline; Lancaster University - Laundrette sound art works; and radio art by Simon Duff.

12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Hello Goodbye ShowHighlight

The Best Bits Of 2017, Part 3 (of 3). A full two hours of music performed live in session over the past twelve months. Helen McCookerybook, Tsinder Ash, AK/DK, Lianne Hall, Patrick Wray, Archipelago, Flame Proof Moth, LOFE, Jemma Freeman And The Cosmic Something, Robert Rotiffer, Sebastian Reynolds, Guttful, Julie Anne McCambridge, Andy Hankdog, Gerry Mitchell, Lucy Leave, Thee Dagger Debs, Dom Mason, Lone Taxidermist, Trevor Moss And Hannah-Lou, Gagarin, Joy Rides, Meatraffle, Hexenschuss, Skrot Centralen, Hater, Jack Hayter, Sister Mercedes, Arkology, Keeley Forsyth, Art Terry And Friends. Special thanks to live sound engineers Ilia Rogatchevski, Leisha Thomas, Martin Pearce, Erik Lintunen, Liza Gurtz, Josh Eagle, Beth Rogers, Sara Ghandour, Sarah Nicholl, Edwin Dorley, Elise Morgan and Ollie Guard. Visit hellogoodbyeshow.com for more information. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Radio Is A Foreign Country

[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] Episode 2 of Kenneth Routon's radio programme featuring the raw sounds of obscure international folk and pop music. This episode includes radio transmissions and sound recordings from Indonesia, Thailand, Burma, India, Korea, Syria, Sudan, Turkey, Egypt, Peru and Colombia. Visit the Facebook page for more information.

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Panel Borders

[Repeated from Wednesday 5.30pm.] This episode: Music and Comics. In a pair of interviews recorded in front of a live audience, Panel Borders investigates the work of a trio of creators who have an interest in combing music and comic book art. At Thought Bubble Festival, Alex Fitch talks to My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way about writing such comics as Doom Patrol, The Umbrella Academy and The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. Also, at Caption 2017, cartoonist The Surreal McCoy and musician DJ Food discuss their projects The Wolf of Baghdad and The Search Engine, the former a wordless graphic novel set to Arabic music by 3Ayin, and the latter an album with art by 2000AD artist Henry Flint.

4:00pm - 7:00pm


Three Clear Spots from 2017: Creativity and Wellbeing with John Wynne; Cut Festival with Jamie Lewis Hadley; and The Edison Ensemble.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

A Duck in a TreeHighlight

The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week’s edition - An Exercise in Quiet - features new releases by Antonio Raia, on the Manyfeetunder label, by Colin Blake, on Petroglyph, and by World Listener; binding the interstitial quiet between those are recordings by Zad Moultaka, Ohne Worte, Nobodisoundz, Miquel Parera Jaques, April Larson, The Sunken Hum, Cinchel, Shadowmaster + Sevenism, Bernard Parmegiani, and :zoviet * france:. [Repeated Tuesday 5am.]

8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Archives

Future Sound of London's Clear Spot from 28 January 2003. [Repeated Sunday 6am.]

9:30pm - 10:30pm

Cherry Blossom Quartet

A week of Tenzing Scott Brown plays, adapted for radio by Johny Brown, featuring Tam Dean Burn and a company of actors and sound artists, produced and presented by Bad Punk. Tonight, 5/5: 'Between Heaven And Helsinki'. James Stephen Finn provides an improvised soundscape whilst Sukie Smith, Kirsty Allison, Tam Dean Burn, Joe Cushley, Inga Tillere and Jonny Mugwump act out the sad and strange story of the doomed Finnish singer songwriter Kristina Bruuk. [Repeated Monday 5am.]

10:30pm - 12:30am

Adventures in Music and SoundHighlight

[Repeated from Monday 3pm.] Cold Turkey: Giving Thanks For What? A celebration of Native American music and culture, with Chris Bohn - focused on music of Native American artists including Cree warrior Buffy Sainte-Marie, Navajo Raven Chacon (whose various groups and projects include Postcommodity, Death Convention Singers, Mesa Ritual, Kilt and Endlings), White Mountain Apache woman Laura Ortman, Ottawa based ‘Halluci Nation’ DJ collective A Tribe Called Red, Indian rodeo cowboy Peter La Farge, and more.