12:00am - 1:00am
Panix and Ranking Dan from DMWSOUND demonstrate the music that inspires their sound. Genres spanning from Reggae to Modern Bass music. Keep tuned for the classics and fresh new dubs. For more info visit Facebook and soundcloud.com/dmwsound. [Repeated Sunday 2.30am.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 11pm.] Renowned Australian soundtrack theorist Philip Brophy presents 90 minutes of loud and luscious soundtrack dynamite. Across 13 episodes, he covers five strains of film music: Electronic Soundscapes; Big Beat Jive; Hard Rock Freak-Out; Funked-Up Grooves; and Atomic Atonality. In all cases, great tracks that speak for themselves!
2:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 12pm.] Upbeat, eclectic live music show hosted by deXter Bentley. Today: spoken word and jazz nuanced Americana from Patrick Lyons' band Me=U; The Odes combine the art-punk, sax fuelled poetry of Ted Milton's (Blurt) 'solo' work with the electronic musician Sam Britton (Leverton Fox); plus the first wave, art-punk pioneer and ever visceral music maker Jowe Head (Swell Maps). Visit hellogoodbyeshow.com for more information.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Andrea Spisto and Michelle Madsen explore themes of playfulness and vulnerability through music, poetry, performance and clowning. This week: Tower 2 Tower – A Bears Berlin special. Artists, poets and clowns Michelle Madsen and Eilidh Hodgson attempt to walk from Berlin's 1929 radio tower the Funkturm in the West to the space age DDR Fernsehturm in the East equipped only with a packet of almonds, two red berets and a copy of the Situationist International manifesto. A drift through time, space and marzipan - playing David Bowie, Billy Idol, Nena and Malaria. Tweet to Bears_at.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week: The End Way Smiles. This edition features new releases by Nula.cc, Leo Okagawa, and Robert Scott Thompson, finding a way towards the end with recordings by Clifton Wright, Undercurrent, Meho, Sebastiane Hegarty, Otomo Yoshihide, Artificial Memory Trace, :zoviet*france:, and Exportion + Meoss.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. This week: Punk biologist Lucy Eckersley talks wildlife and shares her passion for animals with cool incisive wit and sound knowledge of a professional science communicator. Stories from the empirical savannah of zoology, gathering data and tiger poo. As Lucy and Jude both hail from North Manchester there will be autobiographical reminiscences and musical inserts. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.co.uk.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 12pm.] Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. In lieu of advertised guest David Toop (who has had to reschedule until early next year due to a double booking) this week’s show will be letting the train take the strain with a locomotive Fantasia from Sir John Betjeman to Savoy Brown. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 6.30pm.] Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week Debbie welcomes exceptional musician, griot and Senegalese blues man Diabel Cissokho as he launches his new album Barakhama. Expect elements of Da Lata in the mix too, as he is a long time member. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 1pm.] A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: In this third and final part of a three-part programme on Africa's stance on the climate change crisis, Sonny talks to Fredrick Njehu, Senior Political Adviser at Greenpeace Africa about the African Union's approach, so far, to dealing with the crisis. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Monday 8pm.] An audio supplement to Art Monthly magazine, broadcast on the second Monday of each month. Today: Amna Malik on the archive of Palestinian photographer Hani Jawharieh, Lizzie Homersham on what forces have changed conditions of intimacy, Elisa Adami reviews Anne Boyer’s new book The Undying, and Vera Mey covers the recent Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival.
11:30am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 7.30pm.] A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week’s episode is a special tribute to the late Tim Hardy aka Tim Hellzapoppin’ (1960 - 2018), aprominent dj on the London swing scene since the 1980s. Tim’s contribution to the world of ‘vintage’ music was immense and he is much missed for his passion, his knowledge and by those who knew him, for his ever-ready suitcase of ties.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Crucial Peruvian music selections from Mamá Calor's vinyl collection spanning Festejo, Marinera, Música Criolla and Icaros, plus insights from legendary music anthropologist Kamilo Riveros Vasquez. [Repeated Friday 8am.]
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen. [Repeated Sunday 4.30am.]
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Laura Pradelska and Lara Fraser share their international cultural interests, stemming from their respective careers as actor and producer as well as their joint DJ career as The Lallas. [Repeated Sunday 5pm.]
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Carole Finer presents a range of live music guests, ranging from the English modernist avant-garde to bluegrass and sometimes field recordings from her travels round the world. This week's guest is Robin Bale, London-based poet, performer, sound artist and instrument maker. Robin talks to Carole about his work, improvises on his self-made instruments and gives details about a new series of performances on the Thames shore organised by Anne Bean, starting on 22 December 2019. [Repeated Thursday 6am.]
4:00pm - 5:00pm
A weekly arts magazine show in which filmmaker Henry Scott-Irvine looks at independent cinema, music and arts. Today Henry talks to pioneering film producer Sandy Lieberson CBE who has been the backbone of the British film industry for just over half a century. [Repeated Sunday 11am.]
5:00pm - 5:30pm
Janet Gunter, Ugo Vallauri and Dave Pickering (of Getting Better Acquainted) 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: Dave interviews geographer Josh Lepawsky about his work in the field of 'Discard Studies', which examines the way in which discards (waste) move through the world at local and global scales. He focuses on electronic waste. [Repeated Thursday 3pm.]
5:30pm - 6:00pm
An eco-neutral trawl through the unusual records acquired by various means, including even purchase, during an otherwise mostly virtuous lifetime by Jack Thorington. [Repeated Thursday 7am.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
An exploration of the sounds and influences of south London music scenes with an emphasis on younger, newer artists. With Walter Lockwood, Theo Murchie and Louis Hudd playing the music that soundtracks their youth. [Repeated Saturday 8pm.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
LGBTQI magazine series presented by comedian Rosie Wilby and actress/musician Heather Peace and supported by Diva magazine. Today: In the final ever episode, Rosie and Heather reminisce about their favourite moments on the show with Rachel Shelley, Jonathan Phang and Diva’s editorial team Carrie, Roxy and Danielle. Follow @radiodiva104_4 on Twitter for more information. [Repeated Sunday 10am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
Will Hall presents 30 minutes of forgotten, underrated and underappreciated pop and folk music from across the world. International scenes are at home alongside outsider musics, demos and covers, film and game soundtracks, and long-lost rarities in this decentred selection. Follow @digthattreasure on Instagram. [Repeated Thursday 7.30am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A new episode of Trail Mix[ED], an ecological show about art by artist, pedestrian and writer Bram Thomas Arnold. Today: "A Transect for Trelowarren draws a line on a map, connecting one institution to another; the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter to the Trelowarren Estate on the Lizard Peninsula, which is in the early stages of a re/wilding program. Over the summer I walked and talked the transect into being in collaboration with a transdiscipliniary team of researchers comprised of ecologists, geologists, cultural geographers and environmental scientists from the ESI. This radio show dissects some of what happened and introduces an evolving archive of materials of these encounters and research." [Repeated Wednesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE and George Lionel Barker. [Repeated Sunday 5am.]
10:00pm - 10:30pm
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. [Repeated Thursday 4pm.]