12:00am - 1:00am
International Women's Day Grime Special, presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. For this special day, DJ BPM will focus some of her favourite female artists Nolay, Lady Leshurr, Shystie, Lady Fury, Lady Shocker, Lady Lykez, Fiasqo, Eljay Eljizzle. Also a chat with upcoming female producer/grime label boss Sharon Rose. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
1:00am - 1:30am
A brief history of feminist hip hop by Resonance engineer Mia Kukathasan. From Queen Latifah and Roxanne Shante to Yo Majesty and Shee, female MCs have been spitting bars that buck the trend, with empowered female representation in a heavily male dominated arena.
1:30am - 2:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 7.30pm.] Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte". This week: In honour of International Women’s Day, an episode on women in the French underground music scene.
2:00am - 2:30am
Radiophonic art by Postcards from the Volcano, originally made for Epsilonia/Radio Libertaire 89.4 FM.
2:30am - 3:30am
An episodic history of synthesized sounds with Nina Kehagia.
3:30am - 4:30am
The Bechdel Sound Test is a collective that is dedicated to celebrating female-fronted music. We put on events for anyone who likes to go dancing in a friendly, non judgemental environment. Unlike other club nights, all genres are allowed from Indie to Hip Hop, and Disco to Grime.
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 11am.] NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: to kick off Women’s History Month 2019, NND talks to sound and radio artist Claudia Wegener, who founded Radio Continental Drift in the streets of Johannesburg, about the training she conducted with women of Zubo Trust in Zambia – an organisation which focuses on the economic empowerment of women. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd.
6:00am - 6:30am
Sarah Nicol interviews feminist librarians as they prepare to relcoate.
6:30am - 8:30am
FairPlay is a network designed to promote visibility to the practices of female (cis/trans) and non-binary artists in the fields of sound art, experimental, electroacoustic and alternative music and related arts and techniques. In this framework FairPlay aims to include sociocultural minorities ignored by the mainstream visibility systems. Our aim is to set up spaces for creation and fair representation through organising events, workshops and mentoring schemes, relaying calls for projects, and sharing tools for boosting visibility and the dissemination of information.
8:30am - 9:00am
Today, on International Women’s Day, Anne Gallien is en route to make an anonymous, emotional and intimate patchwork of voices expressing their gratitude towards women. Who helped, supported and inspired you to be who you are today? How did she make you feel? Let your heart speaks to hers.
9:00am - 10:00am
Emma Roper-Evans, Mia Kukathasan and Jude Cowan Montague explore points where the novel meets sound art and share work in progress.
10:00am - 11:00am
In the spirit of celebration and contemplation on International Women’s Day, Lisa Moyle of Women In Tech explores the role of women in the UK’s fastest growing sector – technology. From an early position of strength, it is a fascinating case study of how women's leadership and participation get dismissed and marginalised. We are, however, optimistic and hope you will join us as we discuss the opportunities and strategies to make a real difference in a key industry.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Andrea Spisto and Michelle Madsen explore themes of playfulness and vulnerability through music, poetry, performance and clowning. This week: Mercury has gone retrograde and with that we celebrate the beauty in mishaps and failed attempts. Andrea and Michelle welcome special guest Nancy Zamit (Play That Goes Wrong, The Bank Robbery and Peter Pan Goes Wrong) in this endeavour. Nancy is an actress, writer, director and performer who has graced dingy fringe dressing rooms and Broadway and West End stages. Tweet to Bears_at. [Repeated Tuesday 4am.]
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Tanya Muneera Williams, Sukina Douglas, Saraiya Bah and Rakaya Esime Fetuga come together as poetry collective :: nana :: and discuss their realities living and working as creative women.
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Clare Douglas offers a reflection on urban witchcraft, songs sung by women about witches, recipes for herbal remedies, charms and spells, and reflections on wishing, praying and spell casting as ways to think about and ask for what we want - and all in less than 30 minutes.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
NND learns of the work of the female Indian artisans of www.ruralhandmade.com, then talks to Samba Yonga, co-founder of Museum of Women's History Museum, Zambia, about the women who participated in a Wikipedia project in the context of the Women's History Museum and were trained to write Wikipedia articles for Zambian women; and Rosemary Cumanzala, director of Zubo Trust, a women’s economic empowerment organisation. Music by Crystal Favel, aka DJ Kwe, a Canadian Aboriginal DJ.
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Poems, glossolalia and beat-making, field recordings (from around London, Moscow and Berlin), second source impressions, recorded, replayed and sung to by Anastasia Freygang. Featuring readings by female lineage family members in Russian and Arabic.
2:30pm - 3:00pm
A show celebrating the richness of children's books, hosted by Imogen Russell Williams. In this special episode to celebrate International Women's Day, Imogen is joined by authors Lauren Ace, Julia Gray and Laura Wood to discuss favourite female characters from children's literature. Visit http://dtrhradio.com for more information. Tweet @dtrhradio.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Two Generations Meet and Chat: Diversity on Stage. Two black artists from two different generations meet to discuss representation of artists on stage. From live art, cabaret, circus, dance, to traditional theatre – is there enough representation in these art forms? What is the industry doing now in response to this? Vicki Amedume, artistic director from Upswing Circus and Symoné, a queer multi-disciplinary circus performer discuss their varied and similar experiences in the arts. Chatting about tokenism, the progression of representation and the lack of.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Daria Martin and Laura Mulvey discuss psychoanalysis, experimental film-making and challenging the male gaze in an exciting conversation offering an insight into Martin’s new work.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Three friends – Leonore Schick, Soila Apparicio and Florri Burton – like to make private conversations public. They discuss art, activism and women’s issues, often with special guests. On this special day Florri, Leo and Soila are joined by guest producer Funmibi for an International Women’s Day special. They discuss female icons with special guests and ask if our heroines are treated the same as our heroes, they talk about music, politics and much more. For more information visit acast.com/veryloosewomen or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
An introduction to Synaptic Island, a collective of women/non-binary DJs and artists that host bi-monthly thematic listening sessions and regular open-deck practice at Corsica Studios. Our aim is to surprise and engage people who feel excluded from music or DJ culture. For International Women's Day 2019, we will respond to the theme of "Idols" and play music by our favourite female/non-binary/trans musicians/producers.
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Jo Hutton and Louise Gray are joined by Fari Bradley, Aura Satz and Beatriz Ferreyra in a game of name association that challenges each person to help outline women’s place in the history of electroacoustic music. So many women were present, successful and influential in all aspects of EAM history. Why are they kept out of the history books? This show aims to put that right!
7:30pm - 8:00pm
Pimlico’s very own Eve Ferret is a singer and actress who in her own words is “In pursuit of happiness and laughter for all”. Eve has brought joy to audiences on stage and screen, remaining a much loved figure on London’s cabaret circuit. Arts publicist Anna Goodman shares London nightlife history with Eve as well as a post code and together they discuss Eve’s career, their laughter and tears plus namecheck women who influenced them both.
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Comedian Zahra Barri presents Girl Crush, a show interviewing wonderfully wise, ‘woke’ and wicked women excelling in the modern world. Girls who are ‘crushing it’ in the realms of comedy, entertainment, business, sport, philanthropy, politics and just about every field you can think of. This show promises to leave you like Annie Lennox - walking on broken glass from all the smashed ceilings - as Zahra interviews revered British Asian stand-up comedian, writer and co-host of BBC Sounds' No Country For Young Women, Sadia Azmat.
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Marisa Carnesky - performance maker and creator of critically acclaimed show "Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman" - tackles some very womanly taboos, talks to some incredible guests and plays some bloody good and some strange music to celebrate International Women's Day 2019. Looking at women in performance from a variety of perspectives including live art, activism, ritual and music, Marisa chats with guests including hair hanging circus and cabaret performer Fancy Chance and artist, writer and climate change campaigner Bea Xu.
10:00pm - 11:00pm
All female DJ collective, Sisters of Reggae play vintage vinyl, and for 2019's IWD Special two of the five members, Miss Feelgood and Debbie Golt, spin their favourite female tracks alongside MC MadX – with all the flavour of the dance. They share insights into their djing and toasting along the way. For more details visit Facebook and find @sistersofreggae on Twitter and Instagram.
11:00pm - 12:30am
Franziska Lantz (Drift Shift, Global Warming Records) and Flora Pitrolo (A Colder Consciousness) come together with artist guest xname (Nebularosa) for a late-night session of live electronics and records from women present and absent.