12:00am - 1:00am
The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. The phenomenon of the Black Lives movement has spread to the United Kingdom. Tonight we will listen to tracks by UK artists that reflect their feelings about racism in the UK. The playlist includes Benjamin Zephaniah, John Vigo, and Al Campbell. [Repeated Saturday 2.30am.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 5.30pm.] A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: a home podcast featuring records of Japanese underground rock, noise, beats and psychedelia from Ed's collection. Album and compilation tracks from Hanadensha, Optical *8, Suisho No Fune, Tokyo Dowser, Rovo feat. DJ Force, Overhang Party, Omoide Hatoba, Hijokaidan, Kaneko Jutok, Kyoaku No Intention, Shizuka and Kousokuya. Mostly from the 1990s-early 2000s. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 10.30pm.] New music from the SHAPE platform. This month, we focus on Berlin-based Italian musician and sound designer Marta De Pascalis, whose releases have appeared on labels like Tapeworm. She has prepared a special audio collage for the show. Her new album Sonus Ruinae is out soon on Morphine Records. SHAPE is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 3pm.] French underground, synth and progressive music of the 1970s, presented by Warren Hatter. This week, we repeat the first ever episode of FrenchRockSampler, on the topic of Science Fiction and French Underground music. Featuring tracks by Bernard Szajner, Verto, Magma, Dün, Patrick Vian and Heldon. First broadcast 22 September 2019. Tweet to @frenchrocksmplr.
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 Michael Lightborne, Chra, France Jobin, Simon Šerc, Urban Eden, sounds from the Aporee Maps, and an intro by Tomasz Pizio. 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. This week: the gang chat on Zoom to John Alexander and Julie Guest, the filmmakers behind This Is Love – a documentary following soul-singer Rudy Love. #Top5Favourites segment this week: Films about Musicians. Visit STB's Facebook page for more information and send them a tweet @STB_ResonanceFM.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] A weekly show hosted by urbanist Donald Hyslop.
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. Today: author Jerry Smith discusses one of the the greatest artefacts ever recorded, the Spear of Destiny, which shaped history from the time of Jesus's crucifixion to WW2, where the spear was found in Hitler's bunker. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information. [Repeated Monday 12am.]
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 8pm.] Walker Inside (singing the walks we can’t do in the pandemic). A programme of tales by walkers and singing by presenter Viv Corringham, in which she restyles her longterm project “Shadow-walks” to suit the times. Instead of accompanying a person on their chosen walk she gathers recorded descriptions of walks and her singing reflects how she imagines them. The walkers are Geert Vermeire in the Alps, Amanda Gutierrez in Abu Dhabi, Rick Wilson in Wales and Catherine Clover in Australia. Visit vivcorringham.org/shadow-walks for more information.
11:00am - 12:00pm
New series! Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week: Vicki Carter presents a special segment on Hackney's LGBTQ+ community, sharing how they have been celebrating Pride in lockdown and an interview with Clair Battaglino about the Rainbow Grow community gardening project in Dalston. Plus Gbenga Olopade shares Windrush Day celebrations from Newington Green with local saxophonist Ray Carless and exercise experts from Core Arts' Sports team lead an exercise class on air. Presented by Sue Elliot-Nichols with co-hosts Janet Evans and Sharon Aspess, and music to get you moving from DJ Frank Kaos. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]
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. This week: a celebration of music from Africa. You'll explore far off and far out places all from the comfort of your own sanctuary. 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. Today: compiled xenochronically due to the coronavirus pandemic, Late Lunch celebrates the bass playing of Simon H. Fell, composer and improvisor, who died on 28 June 2020. Xenochronic Late Lunch All-Stars in order of appearance: Graham Davis - jingles; Out To Lunch - Splash 'n' Klang, Korg ribbon synth, piano, xenochrony; Eleanor Crook - electric guitar; Rob Goldsmith - sopranino saxophone; Guy Evans - drumset; Cloughie - Korg synth, bass, xenochrony. [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. [Repeats 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: Simon and Terry tell us how the Government has ignored disabled people during lockdown and how as visually impaired people they have used their hobbies, horse riding and tandem cycling, to help them cope with the stress. Hosted by Paige and Jamille. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
4:00pm - 4:30pm
[Repeated from Friday 3.30pm.] Personal journeys in poetry - hosted by Momtaza Mehri, The Young People’s Laureate for London 2019. Today, a double episode: Momtaza meets Tasnima Ahmed and Rakaya Esime Fetuga. The Young People’s Laureate for London is supported and managed by Spread the Word, London’s writer development agency. First broadcast January 2019.
4:30pm - 5:30pm
An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. This week: Silver Lining in Lockdown. Three Spizz FM guests catch-up on how they are coping under the pandemic and three new band spots with new releases from The DeRellas, Cult Figures, and the Pete Joyless Jones project Paranoid Visions. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeated Saturday 8am.]
5:30pm - 6:30pm
The art of the contemporary graphic novel and strip cartoon, with Alex Fitch. This month: Pride in Comics. Alex talks to a pair of zine creators turned graphic novelists about their work on gender and sexuality. Eleanor Crewes discusses her forthcoming book The Times I Knew I Was Gay, an autobiographical title which dramatises her experiences of coming out, and Dr. Meg-John Barker explores writing their non-fiction books Queer: A Graphic History, and Gender: A Graphic Guide. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Friday 2.30am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: DJ Ritu showcases a jazzed up selection of global grooves, spun from her home to yours. You’ll hear an intercontinental range of artists stretching from South Africa’s legendary Hugh Masekela, to Macedonia’s Dzambo Agusevi Orchestra, highlife notes by Ghana’s Afla Sackey to the psychedelic jazz of Sun Ra Arkestra. [Repeated Monday 8am.]
7:30pm - 7:45pm
When Josie Bevan’s husband was jailed for nine years, a window opened on to a whole new world. This is Prison Bag. Episode 12 of 12 (contains material which some listeners may find offensive and deem unsuitable for children.) Written and presented by Josie Bevan. Music by Tala Bevan and Can. Sound design: Peregrine Andrews. Producers: Rebecca Lloyd-Evans and Alan Hall. A Falling Tree Production supported by the Audio Content Fund. [Repeats Saturday 8pm.]
7:45pm - 8:00pm
Radio art: On The Mountain, featuring the voice of Bill Cheevers. Montage, script: Ed Baxter. Found Object: "Come My Darling Polly" by Alasdair Roberts. [Repeats Saturday 8.15pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
An in-depth interview based programme presented by Morgan Quaintance, featuring international contemporary artists, writers and theorists as guests. On tonight's archival episode, Morgan talks to legendary New York-based writer Sarah Schulman about her incisive book, Conflict Is Not Abuse. First broadcast 1 March 2017. [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. 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
Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. Tonight's show features two new albums from the Spun Out Of Control label: The Sleepers by Hattie Cooke and Intercept by Steve Nolan and Grey Frequency. There's also a bonus unreleased treat from Long Meadow, and we close with a return visit to Mark Vernon's An Annotated Phonography Of Chance – an album that seems to have been made specifically with Fog Cast in mind! Further details at: robinthefog.com. [Repeated Sunday 2.30am.]
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.]