12:00am - 1:00am
D.J and rapper Rago Foot navigates the cultural landscape of today’s music scenes by carefully weaving samples from past, present and future genres. [Repeated Saturday 11pm.]
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Sunday 8pm.] A genre free music show produced and presented by Paul Jackson. Each track connects to the following in a running order that switches between musical styles, dates and audio quality – often leading to strange and unlikely musical pairings. Visit black2comm.com for more information.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] Mentalist Master J in conversation about the real life of the artist. This week: Master J puts some tough questions to Adrian Weinbrecht. Adrian works in film as a Director of Photography. Adrian’s global adventures include working in the jungles of Lombok, the frozen wilderness of Canada, the deserts of Australia and almost everywhere in between. He’s had accidental encounters with the Mafia in Italy, angry doormen in New York City, and his work has got him arrested in Florence and chased by Germans in Munich. For more information visit Master J on Facebook.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 4pm.] Taking Tom Waits' description to heart - “Dylan is a planet to be explored” - Laura Tenschert presents a series dedicated to the planet that is Bob Dylan and his musical and cultural orbit. This week: tbc. For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week Simon is in conversation with Roger Hallam PhD, researcher on effective radical campaign and co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, the largest must-join civil disobedience movement in UK history, in the lead up to the planned April uprising here in London across the globe. Visit theculture.net/ for more information.
6:15am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 3pm.] Carole Finer presents a range of live music guests, ranging from the English modernist avant-garde to bluegrass, as well as field recordings from her travels.
7:00am - 7:30am
Description:[Repeated from Tuesday 5.30pm.] An eco-neutral trawl through the unusual records acquired by various means, including even purchase, during an otherwise mostly virtuous lifetime by Jack Thorington.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 9pm.] Marina Anthony presents 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 obsession with 4/4. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Monday 9pm.] Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around hedge funds, markets, the economy and wider world with psychedelic sounds and poetry. Master Engineer: Chris Dixon.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Series name change alert! The world's wildest stand-up Tony Law hosts his own entirely unpredictable radio series with broadcasting sidekick, surreal storyteller Matthew Highton. Today Joz Norris hosts the show, with Elf Lyons and Ed Axcel. [Repeated Saturday 8.30pm.]
1:00pm - 2:00pm
A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: This week: Sonny talks to gender activist, and Nigeria's first female to contest the Councillorship position of Nigeria's Abuja Municipal Area Council in the 2019 general election, Abiodun Essiet, about international women's day. Visit strongenoughgirls.org.
See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows. [Repeated Tuesday 9am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Reg Hall and Kevin Sheils (on alternate weeks) present an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. Today Kevin will be playing tracks of travel and emigration, transport and transportation. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] Chiara Ambrosio conducts conversations about how marginalised and underrepresented artists and the city interact and shape each other and how the socio-political shifts in London affect art. This month: The Song, written and narrated by Chiara Ambrosio, with singing by Nawroz Oramari; Berlin 3 Circle, composed by James Hesford; A walk through Bunhill Fields with James Hesford; When The Morning Comes, written and performed by Bird Radio. For more information visit raftalondonstory.wordpress.com.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
A discussion of art from the past and the present with Anna Gammans. This week: First Impressions. Anna gives an introduction to the Impressionist movement and self-confessed art novices Nick Scrivenger and Duncan Balloch give their (slightly comical) first impressions on famous artworks from the movement. To view any images discussed or to get in touch visit facebook.com/theartthenandnowshow. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
4:00pm - 4:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 10pm.] A weekly show dedicated to the phenomenon that is K-pop! Korean presenter Keissi takes you on a journey through different times in a context of K-pop - Korean pop music for those not up to speed - from the 1990s to the present day. For more information visit K-Pop Journey on Facebook.
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Frank Watson examines the relationship between photography and sound. This week's guest is Carla Mitchell. Carla leads the curatorial programme of exhibitions and public talks for Four Corners, London’s Centre for Film and Photography. She will be talking about the archival project concerning the Half Moon Photography Workshop as well as a recent exhibition concerning the photographic work and fascinating life of Norah Smyth who photographed the work of the East London Federation of Suffragettes between 1914-16. For info visit http://frankwatsonphotography.com. [Repeated Sunday 11am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week Debbie interviews visual artist Phoebe Boswell about The Space Between Things, her exhibition sharing recovery from life-altering injury; and welcomes pioneering publisher Margaret Busby and contributors to the New Daughters of Africa compilation 25 years after the ground-breaking original. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeated Tuesday 8am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week we’re proud to welcome Paul Golledge aka “Swing Maniac” to the show. One of the pioneers of 78rmp djing Paul has worked tirelessly to promote early jazz and swing, turning a host of previously obscure records in to regular dancefloor fillers. Join us as he shares his reflections on record collecting, sound equipment and the changing nature of the London vintage music scene. [Repeated Tuesday 11.30am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. Tonight DJ BPM showcases unreleased dubs from the legendary Waifer of Slew Dem Crew, JT The Goon, Dijon Coleman, Filthy Gears, Deadly Danja and new releases from Irish producer Burke, John Brown the Rebel (USA), Danny Blaze, DJ Dread D from The Black Ops, Rakjay (NSX). Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm. [Repeated Sunday 12am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
Producers and music heads, Ralph HJ and Charlie Mills play the music you may have missed in an hour of curated , genre-focused music. This week’s show is based around euphoric, progressive tunes, ranging from acoustic to full blown dance tracks. [Repeated Monday 7pm.]