12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] 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 music from Taliwhoah, Cookiee Kawaii, DJ Neptune, UNIIQU3, Scratcha DVA, Bamz, KG, Dizzee Rascal, Manga Saint Hilare, Ghetts, Defiant and Lijah. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @sharonrose__.
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 11am.] Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. Tonight: for the first episode of a new series we do something a little different and play two works from prolific US composer and Bang on a Can co-founder Michael Gordon: 'The Light is Calling' from 2004 and the much longer 'Rushes' from a decade later. The perfect companions for drifting into the night. Further details at: robinthefog.com.
3:30am - 4:30am
Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax. This week, music from; Emanuele Errante, Glåsbird, Old Amica, Logic Moon, Luis Miehlich, Xu, Jack Hyde, Jazzdefector and Slow Clinic, Gray Acres, Spring Quintet, and Sven Laux. For more information visit Sleeping Dogs Lie on Facebook, Mixcloud and WhitelabelRecs Bandcamp. [Repeated Monday 1am.]
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 1pm.] Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. Tonight: Victor Mount and Bob Smith play together for the first time since their nineties ‘noise junk’ band, The Ken Ardley Playboys, split - even though the two are virtual neighbours in Ramsgate. Bob reminisces about old times whilst Vic tells one of his monologues about an imagined desultory life in South London. The recording was hosted by Jessica Voorsanger. A rare musical moment and chance to sample a brief era when some of the YBA's had bands and played in pubs in Camden and Kunst Verienen in Germany.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Sound-art and transmission-art delivered monthly by London sound art collective Gwaith Sŵn. This month: Play to Play - exploring a London-based DIY music scene. Kevin Ka Wei Chan and Dan Linn-Pearl present an overview of their documentary (in progress) Play to Play, featuring music from some of the bands and artists involved, and interviews with Rainey, Steve Wheeler, Rachel Silver Rocket, Death Pedals (Wayne Adams, Alex Brewins, Tom Brewins, Stuart Plant), Silent Front (Phill Mann, Gareth Thomas, Russell Whitehorn).
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 12pm.] Music from the catalogues of Far Side Music, the world's primary source for East Asian sounds, presented by Paul Fisher. This week: The first in a new series called The Interviews. Delving back into a rich archive of 25 years of Far Side interviews with musicians, producers, label owners and more. Episode 1 is an interview with Tom Hamilton, the leader of an Oxford University and Royal Geographical Society expedition, who set out to record and document the traditional folk music of remote Himalayan communities. At the time, Tom was hoping the incredible recordings made by him and his team would be released onto a CD, but almost inexplicably never did see the light of day. Therefore this show was, probably, the only broadcast of these precious recordings. First broadcast 21 March 2007.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Monday 11pm.] Abby Thomas and Fielding Hope of Cafe OTO explore forthcoming and recent concerts at London's foremost new music venue and play selections from the Cafe OTO archive. This week: Fielding Hope presents new and unreleased works from Cafe OTO's digital only lockdown label, Takuroku. Featuring new music from Cath & Phil Tyler, Secluded Bronte, Cara Tolmie, Rachel Musson & Corey Mwamba, Makoto Oshiro, Kelly Jayne Jones, and Nour Mobarak.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today’s guests: Ryan Anderson and Tsemaye Bob-Egbe from ’Pippin’ at The Garden Theatre at Eagle London; and Harriet Thorpe from ’Sleepless The Musical’ at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] A weekly show in which filmmaker Henry Scott-Irvine looks at music, art and independent cinema. This week: Henry's Lockdown features Nick Pentelow, Roy Wood's saxophone player throughout the 1970s. He debuted with Wizzard at the first UK Rock 'n' Roll Festival at Wembley Stadium in 1972 where Wizzard supported Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard. He currently plays with Andy Fairweather Low, having been a mainstay musician in the musical Blood Brothers. First broadcast 26 May 2020.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show features a collection of records, mainly procured from a shop in Dunbar, plus a recording from the engine room of the world's last ocean-going paddle steamer, with strings attached. [Repeated Friday 1am.]
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. This week: Master J is joined by comedian Becky Fury for a programme all about women in comedy. Topics include; positive discrimination, opportunities for female acts and whether having them too early in your career can be damaging, sexism in the industry, and the outing of pro comics and promoters for harassment and historic abuse. Plus a live performance of a new song from the Original MCW YouTube channel. For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeated Thursday 3.30am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 1pm.] Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the National Pensioners Convention (NPC) on 11th hour TV licence protests targeting Downing Street and BBC to save the over-75s’ free TV licence. Plus the NPC details how "a National Care Service can heal our crisis-hit care sector" and expresses concern over the new rental e-scooter trials which started in early July. Age UK highlights its success in calling for an increase in home deliveries and off-line options! Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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: in the first programme after the summer break, Laura talks to Australian singer songwriter Emma Swift about her new album of Dylan covers, Blonde On The Tracks. For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com. [Repeated Thursday 4am.]
5:00pm - 6:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am] 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.
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: Isotopica continues broadcasting from under the kitchen table with two new remote compositions for radio by Elo Masing and Simon Tyszko, with Jean Baudrillard and a continued enthusiasm for wildly extended echos. Visit theculture.net/ for more information. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. Today: new music from the likes of Caitlin Rose, Margo Price, Jason Isbell and Yola. Plus this week's Record Of The Week comes courtesy Orville Peck and Shania Twain. Contact the show at email@example.com. [Repeated Thursday 2.30am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
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. This week: In Memory of Tim Smith. A memorial and celebration of the work of The Other Rock Show's most influential and important creative, Tim Smith of Cardiacs. Tim died peacefully in July 2020 after a twelve-year battle with illness and disability that robbed him of movement and voice. Before his death, his legacy began to finally gain the recognition it deserved, including the granting of an honorary music degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. This show gathers together unheard material from 35 years of Cardiacs gigs and some of his greatest songs and compositions. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Thursday 8am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week's regular edition features Bill Vine, Julia Bünnagel, Alëna Korolëva, Emmanuel Mieville, Monika Pich, sounds from the Aporee Maps by Samuel Kudjodzi, Alëna Korolëva, Elizabeth Chitty, Ian-John Hutchinson, and a framework introduction recorded in the United States by Ben Link Collins. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 5am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 9am.] Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week: Rob talks with author Tom Dongo who is recognised as one of America's leading authorities on the paranormal, UFO/ET research and remote viewing. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.