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 the annoying questions to Emma Rollins. Emma is an opera singer, she won first place in the NATS for 3 consecutive years, was elected as music director at Emory University, and she’s toured her voice around the world. We will hear about many of her most embarrassing experiences, including the performance when she tripped and ripped off her costume, why she is known as the ‘cat whisperer’ and about the scary voice coach that makes her cry during classes. 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 presents a stylised instalment from a forensic psychoacoustic investigation of a series of photographs from his distant family past, in an almost commentary free viewing of around 150 35mm slides of his father’s time working in Africa many years before Simon was born. The project will continue taking in images from a WW2 Siberian gulag, through to 1950s Colonial Africa, the cultural upheavals of the 1960s, and the Soviet invasion of Prague in 1969. 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. This week's guests are Jane Alden, musicologist, performer, author and Associate Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, bringing with her sarangi player Suhail Yusuf, theatre director Maggie Rothberg, singers Andrew Chung and Lynn D. All talk with Carole about the forthcoming performance by The Vocal Constructivists of Irma by Tom Phillips and perform some extracts from it.
7:00am - 7:30am
[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.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] Do you find yourself stuck in the same channels? Unable to break out of the echo-chamber of your media consumption and worldview? Transmitter is here to cut through the noise. Lucia Scazzocchio from Social Broadcasts scans the digital soundscape every other month to bring you original sounds, new voices and archive treasures. Episode 3 features the rise in Hollywood-esque robberies of Chinese artefacts, how one woman believes that trepanning is the answer to spiritual enlightenment and how a Merseyside shopping centre reveals more than pound shop bargains; featuring works from Undiscovered, The Last Bohemians and Hunt & Darton’s Radio Local.
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.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wide ranging cultural salon hosted by ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson. This week’s concluding panel of our triptych of site-specific DJ installations is a wedding disco in Hove for erstwhile Prinzhorn Dance School bassist Suzi Horn. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page. [Repeated Tuesday 7am.]
1:00pm - 2:00pm
A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: Sudanese Yaser Coska talks to Sonny about the continuing troubles in Sudan. 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. This week: In the second programme featuring American collector Alan Lomax's "Southern Journey" field recordings from 1959/60 Kevin will play tracks from the final seven CDs in the series. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] Janet Gunter, Ugo Vallauri and Dave Pickering host a different kind of gadget show, discussing the work and philosophy of the Restart Project, a London-based social enterprise that encourages people to use their electronics longer, to prevent waste, save money, and make people happier. This month, we talk about recent climate news and the public state of anxiety in the face of climate change. We hear from attendees of Restart Parties, our community repair events, and discuss their thoughts on the future of the planet under climate change.
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
Surprise items from our audio vaults.Today: an episode of Making Conversations from 13 October 2015. Sound is increasingly emerging as a material for use by makers. How does sound compare to the other media in which artists and makers work? In this conversation, Professor Andrew Prescott explores these issues with the sound artist and radio producer Mark Vernon.
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week Debbie welcomes Carnival activist Pax Nindi for his annual visit with a new release and updates on music travels in Brazil. Debbie also focuses on the second anniversary of the Grenfell Fire. 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. [Repeated Tuesday 11.30am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A diverse mix of out-of-leftfield music and sound presented monthly by James Hassall, Bene Pooley, Jack Greenhalgh and Matt Soczywko from London-based label Steep Incline. The label heads play a selection of weirdo noise, post-punk, techno, avant-garde sound and everything in between. Visit steepincline.co.uk for details of the label or Bandcamp to hear their releases. [Repeated Friday 10am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
Radia, the international group of independent cultural radio stations, presents a new show realised by one of its members, exploring "new and forgotten ways of making radio." This week: Show 739. The Horse by Radio Worm/Klangendum. Visit radia.fm for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 3.30am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Presented and mixed by DJ BPM and Sharon-Rose (on alternate weeks), showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week, Sharon-Rose interviews rap group Trinity Square who talk about their latest track, Creepin' and forthcoming projects. Shilangu ends the show with a fierce 30 minute guest mix. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. For set list information visit Instagram @sharonrose__. [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 packed with music from the last 6 months, with tracks from Tyler the Creator, Flying Lotus, Special Request and dlf77. [Repeated Monday 4am.]