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: DJ BPM showcases a mix and interview by DJ/producer CA$TLE. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
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. This week: a sonic landscape of dichotomous energies, composed and produced by Psyché Tropes label founder Merkaba Macabre. All works are brand new and exclusive to tonight's broadcast and hopefully marks the first of a series of episodes curated by special guests. Further details at: robinthefog.com.
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. This week: Owen Thomas, extraordinary guitarist with Cee Bee Beaumont, The Apathy Band and the Graham Coxon Band drops into to Bob and Roberta Smith’s studio to lay down an hour of music for the Apathy band to join in. Theramin player Leonardo Ulian and Jessica Voorsanger join in the jam via Zoom. This is music made during lockdown, four members of the Apathy band trying to find a joyful and playful moment in a musical conversation.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 11pm.] An episodic history of synthesized sounds with Nina Kehagia, broadcast monthly. Tonight: new music by Steevio, Shackleton & Zimpel, Lotic, Nicolás Jaar, VRIL & Rødhåd, Marta De Pascalis and Il Quadro di Troisi (Andrea Noce aka Eva Geist, with Donato Scaramuzzi aka Donato Dozzy) and E.M.M.A.
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: a mix of Lockdown Japanese ondo (festival music), minyo (folk) and various traditions mixed with electronics. New releases from Masafumi Saito’s Social Distance Ondo, the sensational Minyo Crusaders, Amami island’s Anna Sato, and Akiko Yano together with shamisen player Agatsuma. Re-releases include tracks by Haruomi Hosono and Makoto Kubota, there’s a lockdown special re-recording by Oki, while contemporary classics are by Sugai Ken and Micabox. With the Japanese Bon Odori festival season wiped out across Japan this summer, this is the Lockdown version. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Flora Pitrolo plays music from the dark synth underground on the second Monday of each month. Visit ACC on Facebook or Tweet to @colderlondon for more information. Archive (2011 - present) to be found on Mixcloud. ACC also broadcasts on Skopje’s Kanal 103 every last Sunday of the month, 21.00 - 23.00.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today’s guests: Take Two Theatricals producers Jack Maple and Brian Zeilinger discuss Tonight at the London Coliseum; and producer Katy Lipson chats about Contact, and the return of The Last Five Years to Southwark Playhouse. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] Award-winning LGBTQI magazine show created by comedian Rosie Wilby and hosted by Stewart Who and Sophia Blackwell. This week: Sophia speaks to actor and playwright Gemma Lawrence about Sunnymead Court, a new queer socially-distanced romance. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
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 guests talk about Soho and London amid changes. Rob Baker, chronicler of London's heritage through a cornucopia of photos that he has curated in books, plus Darren Laurence of the electronica-rock-fusion band Legpuppy tells us why he's writing songs about London's West End in particular. First broadcast 16 July 2019.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week: a rambling blether with Alasdair Roberts from the Dalston Curve Garden, with snatches of our partners' conversation in the background and starring 5 month old Sgaire, making his radio debut. Lots of lovely recordings feature, mainly relating to the line of chat, but not always. [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 part two of a discussion about women in comedy. Topics include: have audiences' viewpoint of female acts changed, why women used to ‘dress down’ to do comedy, taboo breaking and free speech, can woke comedy be funny, unscrupulous promoters and the rise of their casting couch booking policies. 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) calls on new BBC boss, Tim Davie, to halt means-testing so as not to pursue over 75s for non-payment of their TV licence. Plus the Chair of Lewisham Pensioners Forum, Bridgit Sam-Bailey, highlights the effects of Covid on the non-indigenous population, and their Forum's August 2020 newsletter asks, are you missing out on entitlements? Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
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.This week: From London to Mars. As the latest lockdown laws change, Elon Musk urges us all to consider Mars as a viable new residency, and TikTok seems to be taking over the world. The Lallas navigate the ever changing ‘new normal’.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: sitting with Gianluca is musical chameleon Michelle Shocked. In honour of BLM and the upcoming US elections, expect lively conversation and music about protesting. Plus Michelle performs a tune in celebration of Gianluca’s 100th show on Radio Free Brooklyn. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. Today: new music from Jason Isbell and Yola, plus our Record Of The Week comes courtesy of Margo Price. Listener favourites Country At The Movies and Country Fried Stones both return. 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: music from Oort Smog, Toby Driver, Gosta Berlings Saga, The Sea Nymphs, This City Called Earth, and previews of forthcoming new releases from Terms and Arch Garrison. 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 edition, entitled 'Free Port', has been produced in Hamburg, Germany by engineer, writer and sound artist K. Lutz. 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 Native American Chief, Moves Like Thunder, a Sundance Chief, a Yuwipi Chief and a Medicine Man about sacred ceremonies and the tradition of alien beings and "star people" that are part of the modern and ancestry of Native American Nations. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.