1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 5.30pm.] A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: the first show of 2020. A tribute to the music of the great Neil Innes, who died last year. Hear album tracks from his work with The Bonzo Dog Band, The Rutles, Grimms, Monty Python, and of course his solo records. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 10.30pm.] 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 771: Latitude (Afro Sonic Sextant), composed, played, arranged and produced by Satch Hoyt (Reboot, Berlin). By combining music, art and historical narrative, Satch Hoyt has developed a complex of works that explore what he calls the “migration of the eternal African sonic signifier.” He began his research for Afro-Sonic Mapping in 2016 and documents them on the blog of the same name, www.afrosonicmapping.com. Visit radia.fm for more information.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Monday 4am.] A gem from our archives. Today: Test Center's Clear Spot with Jonathan Meades from 30 March 2015.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 11pm.] A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week's regular edition features Del Lumanta, Daphne X, Liliana Carvalho, Automating, Torba, Peter Wullen, recent favourites from the Aporee Soundmaps, and an intro by Daniel McGinley. In memory of my father. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 7pm.] A talk show dedicated to films and television shows, presented by Marcus Ako, Laura Sampson and David Campbell, with special guest – writer, producer and director of 24 Little Hours, Paul Knight. They talk Golden Globes 2020, Paul’s latest film 24 Little Hours shot in 8 days, and the topic of this week is #Top5Favourites: Films set in 24 Hours. Visit STB's Facebook page for more information and send them a tweet @STB_ResonanceFM.
7:00am - 8:00am
First broadcast August 2010 and repeated now to see how it stands up. Rys Farthing and K. Biswas speculate on politics and culture circa 2020. This episode: The Political Future. “The first of a six part series exploring future life in Britain, tonight examining what the British political landscape might look like over the next decade - for political parties, political ideologies and the way people will engage with politics.” Guests include Labour's Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome editor Jonathan Isaby, psephologist Professor John Curtice; Dr Madsen Pirie, Director of the free-market Adam Smith Institute; LibDem Voice editor Stephen Tall; David Babbs of campaign organisation 38 Degrees, and the New Statesman's Laurie Penny. Other shows in the series explore inequality and welfare in the UK, work, culture, identity and the media. [Repeats Sunday 3pm.]
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Friday 9pm.] Joe Cushley explores 13 Bar Blues and Twisted Roots music from around the globe. From the the 1920s to the present day, from the barrel-house to the arthouse via the bedsit, from Mali to Mississippi to the Mekong via New Malden - every culture has its blues. For more information visit Balling The Jack on Facebook. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:00am - 10:00am
Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week: A look at the new flying car technologies and the transportation trends of the new decade. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information. [Repeated Monday 12am.]
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 8pm.] Archeology of the Ear. Chris Cundy looks at musical connections to historic places and historic objects - in this instance, at a cider jug from Winchcombe Pottery, Gloucestershire, where the composer Cornelius Cardew was born in 1936. With contributions from Gwenno Saunders, Adam Horovitz, Matt Grimmitt, Mark Sanders and Dominic Lash.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Presented by Nick Brown of Intoxica Record Shop and dedicated to the dignity of vinyl, giving centre stage to new vinyl reissue releases, spotlighting Content Themes and specific artists' careers - and generally playing the gloriously unheralded low-brow rock and soul of the 20th Century, all rendered on little slabs of black plastic. For further information and general waffle, contact email@example.com. [Repeated Saturday 7am.]
1:00pm - 1:30pm
[Repeated from Monday 6pm.] Journey around the world with travel hungry record collector Jamal and experience ethereal music spanning cosmic soul, global funk and spiritual jazz. Today we'll be escaping the blues with music from far off places. Find Jamal on Mixcloud, Facebook and Instagram.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Introduced by bass player and storyteller LM Dubz, and produced by people with learning disabilities at the Gate Arts Centre, Gate Kicks covers art, music, dance, film, theatre and offers a hub where this truly underground art scene is exposed to a larger audience. [Repeated Friday 3.30am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week, a rebroadcast from 27 February 2013 called How True She Blows. Including: a reading from Ken Fox's Azmud (Unkant, 2013) against James Dillon's Ignis Noster (1995); Shirley Scott overdubbing her Hammond organ with piano in 1958; and Derek Bailey depping for guitarist Stefan Jaworzyn with Simon Fell (bass) and Alan Wilkinson (sax) at Flim Flam 25 August 2001. To bring the show up-to-date, Out To Lunch's Word Jazz at the start is xenochronically combined with Splash 'n' Klang from 27 November 2019. [Repeated Saturday 3.30am.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Recorded by Heiko Khoo, The Speakers’ Corner show goes to the heart of political, social and cultural issues of the day. It features Speakers’ Corner regulars, special reports and interviews, and observes at the life and times of the world’s oldest and most famous platform for free speech. [Repeated Friday 4am.]
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. This week Abs interviews Mathilde who is fighting perceptions about visually impaired people. Hear about how she is launching a website to inspire others. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
4:00pm - 4:30pm
The programme where the editors of Index on Censorship magazine discuss the latest abuses to free speech as part of the launch of their Winter issue called The Big Noise. Hear about how current leaders around the world are constructing a form of macho masculinity that leaves little room for our own free expression. [Repeats Friday 5pm.]
4:30pm - 5:30pm
An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. This week’s guest is Sean Read, musician and producer. He has worked with Dexys, Edwyn Collins, Rockingbirds, Manic Street Preachers and Beth Orton amongst others, and runs Famous Times studio in Hackney. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeated Saturday 8am.]
5:30pm - 6:30pm
A monthly show looking at how architecture is represented in culture – Alex Fitch talks to artists, curators, film-makers and writers who have contributed to unique representations of architecture in different media. This month: Utopias/Dystopias. Alex talks to artist Toby Melville-Brown and author Emma Jane Unsworth about their depictions of the city. Toby discusses his Tower series of prints which envision fantastical skyscrapers that absorb existing elements of city architecture, and his exhibition at The Book Club, Hoxton – The Future was Big. Emma talks about her Manchester set novel Animals, and writing the screenplay for its film adaption, which relocates the drama to Dublin. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Friday 2.30am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte". [Repeated Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Johnny Jameson takes a break from his on-going touring schedule to present a monthly show dedicated the latest from the Irish country music scene plus requests, dedications, news and more. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Thursday 10am.]
9:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends Leonore Schick and Soila Apparicio like to make private conversations public. They discuss art, activism and women’s issues, often with special guests and friends. This week: The VLW discuss pressures they feel to do and see the latest film, exhibition or tv series and also the anxiety around having to come up with resolutions for 2020. From Esther's teenage piercing to the series Friends (which Soila has never seen), they discuss "must sees" and "must dos" at different stages of our lives. For more information visit acast.com/veryloosewomen or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio. [Repeated Saturday 10.30pm.]
9:30pm - 10:30pm
The Earl of Killorglin and Andrew Scott-Bolton of Club Integral - London's long-running "home to the uncategorisable" - preview its upcoming concerts in London. [Repeated Friday 12am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Contemporary Native American and First Nations music from a wide range of indigenous musicians in North America, selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew Graves-Johnston (aka DJ Droid), who first came across it when researching the Standing Rock protests of 2016/17. Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]