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 Saturday 11pm.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 11pm.] Renowned Australian soundtrack theorist Philip Brophy presents 90 minutes of loud and luscious soundtrack dynamite. Featuring 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: a duo of duos featuring bubble gum grunge-popsters Dolls with a pre-recorded live session, including tunes from their new EP Eggshells (Mondo/Death Waltz). Plus, Paper Birch a new ethereal fuzz-pop collaboration between Dee Sada & Fergus Lawrie. Their debut LP MorningHairWater is soon to be released on the Cafe Oto online imprint Takuroku. Visit hellogoodbyeshow.com for more information.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 9.30pm.] Andrea Spisto and Michelle Madsen explore themes of playfulness and vulnerability through music, poetry, performance and clowning. This week: Unlocking. As lockdown in the UK eases, Michelle looks back on three months which changed the world. A decompression session with music from Lady Leshurr, LYR, Arcade Fire, and sound pieces from Ella Golt, Rachel Stott, Hunt & Darton's Radio Local. Poetry from June Jordan and Michelle Madsen. Tweet to Bears_at.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week: The Caravan of Two Weathers. This edition features new releases by Pink Room & SEPL, and Matilde Meireles, a new invocation from Fossil Aerosol Mining Project, mingled with recordings by This Heat, Shaun Blezard, Martin Clarke, and Sevenism.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. This week: Chris Haigh violinist and fiddle educator on Eastern European traditions on his own journey of encounter with tunes and song from the other side of the Iron Curtain, growing up during the Cold War and being fascinated by musics of the former Soviet Union. Plus tunes from Chris's own theatrical Soviet Swing concept band the Kremlinaires. Chris is the author of Hungarian Fiddle Tunes and Exploring Klezmer Fiddle for Schott Music and his Youtube The Fiddle Channel is educating a new generation of fiddle players. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.co.uk.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 12pm.] 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.
8:00am - 9:00am
Archival programmes. Today: Suite (212) from 11 February 2019. A discussion show about the social and political issues around the arts, hosted by Juliet Jacques and Tom Overton. This week, Juliet talks to Fatema Ahmed and Owen Hatherley about the life, work and legacy of George Orwell. Follow @suite_212 on Twitter for more information. [Repeats Thursday 11am.]
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 1pm.] 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.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Monday 8pm.] An audio supplement to Art Monthly magazine, broadcast on the second Monday of each month. Today: Sophie J Williamson discusses her feature 'Silence', published in the summer issue of Art Monthly, in which she argues that silence is not passive; while it can give us space for contemplation, it can also be oppressive and silencing. Bob Dickinson discusses the idea of the home as less a haven than a haunted place of loneliness, outlined in his feature 'Domestic Radicality'. Presented by Mark William Lewis.
11:00am - 11:30am
NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: NND concludes a discussion about business planning for illness, incapacity and death, with Natalie Payne, private client solicitor with Mackrell Solicitors, who, in this episode, explores the process of putting relevant documents in place and attendant crucial considerations. Part 2 of 2. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd. [Repeated Friday 4.30am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. This week: a meditation on music, nuptials and improvising with the everyday. Hosts Ron and Ros chat with Entelechy’s Rebecca Swift about long-term collective Ambient Jam. Meet Me member and volunteer, Rose Mayers, sings solo. Midsummer rain falls in the Albany Garden as David Dandridge welcomes in new visitors. Meanwhile we are invited on a rhythmic journey through sound; from Ambient Jam’s recorded improvisations to wool spinning in the Shetlands; the click of the world’s fastest knitter to a violinist playing in an Amsterdam street, healing song at a kitchen table to celebrations for a Zimbabwean bride. 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. [Repeated Thursday 7.30pm.]
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. This week: To mask or not to mask? The Lallas run through some of the differing opinions surrounding coronavirus requirements and taboos. [Repeated Sunday 5pm.]
2:30pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Saturday 6.30pm.] Nick Hennegan explores the literary life of London and celebrates the popular cultural life and literary history of the city. This week: Nick celebrates the 90th anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's death with a rare recording of a Sherlock Holmes story. For more information visit LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com. Tweet to @NickHennegan.
3:00pm - 3:45pm
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. [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. This week: Henry speaks to Flamin' Groovies frontman Roy A. Loney in an interview first broadcast 4 April 2011. Roy recalls the band's heady San Franciscan gigs at the height of Flower Power and the acquisition of their own music venue the legendary Fillmore that saw them promote a then unknown band called The Stooges, featuring Iggy Pop, supported by Alice Cooper. Roy also talks about his friendships with the Jefferson Airplane and Janis Joplin during this time, alongside his lifelong love of high energy rock 'n' roll. Roy died in San Francisco on 13 December 2019. [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: Ugo and Holly discuss UK Parliament's recent Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on electronic waste and the circular economy. Plus, we hear from some of our colleagues with their reviews for our summer reading list. [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 playing the music that soundtracks his youth. [Repeats Friday 2pm.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Award-winning LGBTQI magazine show created by comedian Rosie Wilby and hosted by Stewart Who and Sophia Blackwell. This week: Sophia speaks to Julie Cohen about her new novel, Spirited; Justin David about his novella, The Pharmacist; and musical duo Catbear about their new track, Love and War. Follow @outsthlondon for more info. [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
Tonight: South Bank Sound Lab. Listen to music and interviews from London South Bank University’s Music and Sound Design students. There’s some industrial techno, grime, a Shakespearian soundwalk and music made using a video game engine. Presented by Adam Parkinson (aka Dane Law), experimental musician and Senior Lecturer in Sound Design at LSBU. Visit https://www.facebook.com/southbanksoundlab/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. [Repeats Wednesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE and George Lionel Barker. This week: exactly like Captain Beefheart, Bob and Roberta Smith imprisoned his band, The Apathy Band, in an old beach hut between Pegwell Bay and Ramsgate and forced them to rehearse a number of unlistenable tunes until the 15 members of the band would regurgitate them in a Pavlovian response when offered the promise of an escorted trip to Peter's Fish Factory (a local fish and chip shop). Tonight's show is the result of such cruelty. [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.]
12:00am - 1:00am
The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. Tonight's show is titled In The Trees. It is a tribute to The Happy Man Tree in Hackney which is scheduled to be cut down by developers soon. We hear tracks by Black musicians expressing their impressions and life experiences with trees. [Repeated Saturday 2.30am.]