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.] 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] 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.
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: 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.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] 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.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11.30pm.] Modulisme (which translates as Modularism) is a series devoted to out of leftfield modular synthesis, with a different sound-designer playing live or offering studio recordings of their choice each week. Tonight: Ben Edwards - a composer, producer and collaborator, writing, recording, mixing and creating his own studio, Memetune. For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions.
7:00am - 7:30am
[Repeats from Wednesday 3.30pm.] A gem from our archives. This morning: "Hi," a radiophonic work that explores the linguistics and phonologies of people living in Derry-Londonderry by John D'Arcy. Made as part of Resonance @ Void as part of City of Culture 2013.
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 8pm.] 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.
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.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] Doss - A Brief History of Rave, is an exploration of collective joy and spaces for communal celebrations, how they have been shaped and how they have been resisted. Part audio essay, part soundscape, part mix, it includes music by AceMo, DJ Marcelle, Fauzia, Leyland Kirkby, Malibu, Meddle, Remarc, Sky H1 and others. For more follow @JCHignett on Instagram.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week: in the second of a new series recorded in exile from the capital - much like De Gaulle's wartime broadcasts, only with more London Posse - Ben presents a musical melange from White Eagle to Aphex Twin via Holger Czukay and Amalgam. 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: 50 Southern Africa community leaders complain about UK based celebrities undermining their globally recognised conservation efforts, and basic human rights to sustainably use the natural resources of their communities. Dr Rogers Lubilo, leader of the Zambian Community based Natural Resources Management Forum, speaks to Sonny about the problem. 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. This week: Kevin plays songs and tunes from Suffolk. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] Chiara Ambrosio conducts conversations about how marginalised and underrepresented artists and the city interact and shape each other and how the socio-political shifts in London affect art. For more information visit raftalondonstory.com.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
A discussion of art from the past and the present with Anna Gammans. This week: ING Discerning Eye Open Exhibition 2020. Anna speaks to visual arts editor, ‘the people’s art critic’ and self-confessed art addict Tabish Khan, about judging the ING Discerning Eye Open Exhibition 2020. To get in touch visit Instagram @annagammansart or Facebook theartthenandnowshow. [Repeated Monday 2.30pm.]
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
6:15pm - 6:30pm
A sunken raft of weeds woven into a verdant morass of sound, song and story by the whinnying horses of the Ear Pocket hotel. This week: hear the thundering of a submerged heart; discover the contents of Rita's crypt; learn how to dissolve a chandelier. [Repeated Saturday 11.45am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: Debbie interviews outstanding musician - trumpeter/composer/bandleader/educator - Byron Wallen about his new album Portrait, the importance of his conch shells and his dynamic outlook on life. 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: co-created with artist Malcolm Buchanan Dick. As we say goodbye to the summer, Meet Me members share memories of the sea. We hear stories of morning bathing in Jamaica and learning to swim in Hastings, whilst listening to mating calls of haddock and pink-footed geese whiffling. Malcolm paints fish over the phone with members, and records a fishing trip with his grandson. With poetry by Huw Williams. 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
Art versus Genocide. Diana Mavroleon and Nouritza Matossian tell the story, richly illustrated through music, of an Armenian culture flourishing today with extraordinary success in spite of a state genocide. The killing of over 1.5 million Armenian citizens by Ottoman Turks in 1915 is still denied by the Government of Turkey. Music includes works by Gomidas, Khatchaturian, System of a Down, troubadours and rarely heard archival liturgical chants. Nouritza Matossian is an author, film maker, performer and Director of the Armenian lnstitute, London. With guest Hratch Tchilingirian, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford. First broadcast 11 June 2015. Join Nouritza Matossian on Zoom on 23 September 2020 at 7.30pm, to celebrate Feminist writer Zabel Yessayan. For further details visit Armenian Institute website. [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: DJ BPM showcases a mix and interview by DJ/producer CA$TLE. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm. [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.