12:00am - 1:00am
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.]
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.] Master J in a show about working in the arts. Today Master J is joined by West End musical theatre performer Karen Holmes. Karen answers listeners' questions on how to get into a West End show. Topics include drama schools, agents, the casting couch, character actors, the benefits of being a recent graduates, open auditions, using TV talent shows, and how getting backstage jobs can be a good career move. Plus two new songs written this week as part of the Arty Facts Lockdown Music Project. 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, Laura and Robert are celebrating Bob Dylan's 79th birthday! They talk about the principles that make Dylan the artist he is, look back at one of his biggest influences before tracing his own influence all the way into the present. And of course there's lots of great music. For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: in drawing parallels between making the perfect dry martini and the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, Luis Buñuel appeared to create a perfect blasphemous challenge to the hypocritical patriarchal conservative mindset of Franco's fascist Spain. Finding parallels with present day Little England, Simon stirs, serves, and repeats, in a durational meditation on Gin. Visit theculture.net/ for more information.
6:00am - 6:45am
[Repeated from Tuesday 3pm.] Selected past editions of our long running show with the late Carole Finer, presenting 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.
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.
7:30am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] 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.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 9pm.] Marina Organ presents an hour of music that uses unconventional structures and 'other' time signatures – gathered from the worldwide undergrounds of math rock, avant prog, weird electronica and strange pop. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Monday 9pm.] Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world with psychedelic sounds and sometimes poetry.
11:00am - 12:00pm
In addition to Friday’s ongoing series, some supplementary up-to-the-minute discussion programmes - the "It's Good to Talk" Group Shows, hosted by Donald Hyslop. Today: Nicole Van Dijk joins Donald to talk creativity, community and culture. This week's guests are Sigrid Bosmans, Director of Museum Hof van Busleyden and Head of Heritage for Mechelen, Belgium; and Ted Riederer Artist, Musician and founder of Never Records, New York City. [Repeats Saturday 5am.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week's archive presentation is a 2011 interview with Death, in which Bobby and Dennis Hackney - the two surviving members of that great all sibling proto-punk trio - ring in from the US to discuss the impact of The Beatles upon Detroit, their love for their brother David, and their Afro inspirations, from Sly Stone and Angela Davis to the guy from The Mod Squad. 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: Million Belay, general coordinator at the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), talks to Sonny about the alliance, and obstacles to achieving food sovereignty in Africa. 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. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] A monthly show celebrating the richness of children's books, hosted by Louise Lamont, Imogen Russell Williams and Jack Noel. Today: Author and Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell joins the team for a chat about dragons and magic, and to pose a writing challenge for listeners. Visit http://dtrhradio.com for more information. Tweet @dtrhradio.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
A discussion of art from the past and the present with Anna Gammans. This week: Artists in Lockdown – Part 5. Anna catches up with cake designer and baking teacher Laura Grix about how she's been keeping everyone creative in the kitchen during lockdown. To get in touch visit Instagram @annagammansart or Facebook theartthenandnowshow. [Repeated Monday 2.30pm.]
4:00pm - 4:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 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.
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Composer Benjamin Tassie dives into the worlds of contemporary Baroque and Renaissance musicians and their obscure instruments. This week: music by Keiji Haino, Sarah Angliss and Stevie Wishart. Benjamin speaks to the harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and plays a track from his upcoming record. For more information visit benjamintassie.com. [Repeated Friday 7am.]
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Promos and new releases spun and sometimes speared by Johnny Seven. This week: Alone In Deer Park does Spacemen 3, Psychic Ills does Charlie Manson, and Electric Looking Glass does... itself. Also, a mini-celebration of Phil May and The Pretty Things. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Saturday 11am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: more mighty music with an emphasis on independent music Debbie's been sent or alerted to, some unique to the show, including Abou and Fafa, PlainTeller, Touch Love Unlimited, Lilas La Fleur and Les Frères Smith. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeated Monday 4am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am.] New series made by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. This week: The Albany Garden blooms as children from the nearby Rachel Macmillan nursery share a planting session. The Meet Me choir sing together down the phone lines, while Huw Williams performs with poet Simon Mole. With live sounds streamed from Deptford and beyond. Presented by Ron Savill and Rosaline Muirhead. Produced by Hannah Kemp-Welch and Grant Smith. A co-production by the Albany and Entelechy Arts with Soundcamp.
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Radio is a Foreign Country #29: Bollywood Steel Mixtape. Produced by Kenneth Routon. [Repeats Friday 10am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
New music from the SHAPE platform. This month: we present a special mix made by Stanley Schmidt, documenting the web edition of Leipzig's Balance Club/Culture festival, which sees itself as an an interface between club culture and social critique. SHAPE is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. [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 features new UK garage, grime and drill from Monsta Boy, Messai, The Colonel, Sammy Virji, Sovereign, J Smart, Becky On The Beat, Nasty Jack, Griminal, DJ Absurd, Grizzly, Brixx, Miss Lafamilia, K Wing, and Tiny the G. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. For set list information visit Twitter @sharonrose__. [Repeated Sunday 12am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 9.30pm.] 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.