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 he is joined by West End musical theatre performer Karen Holmes. In the show they will go through the decades, with Karen singing a song from four different decades. Two songs chosen by Master J and two she will choose for herself. These are all songs she has never sung before. Though well known chart toppers, they will be a challenge for Karen to make them work with her voice. 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, we’re listening to the new Bob Dylan album, “Rough And Rowdy Ways.” For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. We visit Beaconsfield in Vauxhall this week and introduce our upcoming live streaming residency, comprising a one month 24 hour a day improvisation and durational performance by Simon Tyszko. Details of programmed film screenings, guests and events at http://beaconsfield.ltd.uk/ and our own www.theculture.net/transitions.
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. Today: first broadcast 8 July 2018, a birthday celebration for Cardiacs founder Tim Smith, featuring music from Koenji Hyakkei, Make A Rising, Lapsus Linguae, Henry Cow, Sir Millard Mulch, Cheer Accident, 180Gs, Nick Prol and the Proletarians and Thumpermonkey. 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. This week’s guests: Margie Lindsay, Editor, Alpha Journal; Don Steinbrugge, CEO, Agecroft Partners. Music from Gong and System 7.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week's London Ear archive hour is an astounding musical journey into the mind of the wolf, with contributions from Robert Redford, Son House, Big Youth and Diamanda Galas. First broadcast 15 December 2016. 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: a repeat of the programme with Greenpeace Africa oceans campaigner Awa Traore about the devastating impact of activities of foreign fish processing companies on West African coastal communities. First broadcast on 5 March 2020. 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.]
3:30pm - 4:00pm
A discussion of art from the past and the present with Anna Gammans. This week: Crystal Magic. Anna is joined by musician, jewellery designer and founder of Crystal Sound Academy, Lui Kreig. The ‘King of Crystals’, as he is better known in Glastonbury, speaks to Anna about the healing power of crystals and the release of his new rock album. 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: recompositions of Baroque and Renaissance music by Anna Meredith, Jonny Greenwood, Cassandra Miller and others. Plus, Benjamin’s guest is the curator of the Royal College of Music’s Museum of Instruments, Professor Gabrielle Rossi Rognoni. For more information visit benjamintassie.com. [Repeated Friday 7am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week Debbie catches up with visual artist and friend Jean Joseph discussing Jean’s very considered brilliant art – particularly in lockdown, the visibility of black artists and a collaboration with curator/academic Gaynor Tutani bringing Zimbabwean Tafadzwa Gatai’s works forward. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeated Monday 4am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am.] A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. This week: listeners drop in on the Meet Me Phone Choir and the new knitting and crochet group with artist Celia Pym. A young participant from the Albany Uncover project shares his story of beaches and blue lights. Andreas from IRIE shares a breathing warm-up and we hear perspectives on movement, migration and racial injustice from Mohamed at the Southward Day Centre for Asylum Seekers and critical theorist, Hortense Spillers. Presented by Ron Savill and Rosaline Muirhead. Produced by Hannah Kemp-Welch and Soundcamp. A co-production by the Albany and Entelechy Arts with Soundcamp.
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A diverse mix of out-of-leftfield music and sound presented by London-based label Steep Incline. 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.]
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 and guest DJ, Vagrant Real Estate, feature new music from: KG, Bamz, Scratcha DVA, MA1, FFSYTHO, DJ Polo, Trinity Square, REX, Sir Hiss, L U C Y, Jo So Sick and Manga St. Hilaire. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. 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.