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. This episode features music by 1876, Jamie Coon, Connor Chee & Keith Chee, Tufawon, Blackfire, Sweetgrass Band, Rellik feat. Nathan Cunningham, DJ Kwe, Mike Bern, 1876, The Spiritual Warriors, and Classic Roots ft. Natasha Fisher. 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 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 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 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.
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. For more information visit www.definitelydylan.com.
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: music made using the Buchla Music Easel + System 200 by Todd Barton, who has been exploring analogue and computer-based music since 1979. His compositions have been performed by the Kronos Quartet, Oregon Symphony Orchestra, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, the Shasta Taiko, and the Rogue Valley Symphony. For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions.
7:00am - 7:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 7.30pm.] Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte".
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: 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.
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. Guests: Daniel Simulevic, East Sea Capital; Francesco Filia, Fasanara Capital.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] A monthly show about the Latin American and Spanish literary world, presented by Silvia Röthlisberger. Today: in this experimental episode in Spanish, Silvia talks with five members of a writing workshop focused on maternity literature organised by Libreria El Traspatio in Mexico. Listen to writers Jael de la Luz, Brenda Morales Muñoz, Tae Solana, Mara Rahab Bautista and Olga de la Fuente talk about their experiences as mothers and writers during the pandemic. Music by Camila Moreo. Visit literarysouth.org for more information.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week's guest is "Unofficial Britain" author Gareth E. Rees who takes us on a psychogeographical road-trip from Grimsby ghostbusters to Glasgow ring-road obsessives, with music from Grace Jones, Black Sabbath and Orbital. 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: another selfish and useless attempt to right the injustice perpetrated against the indigenous Zimbabwean people - a $3.5 billion payment to the "foreign" holders of farmlands forcibly taken from indigenous owners. 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, tunes and children's singing games from Scotland. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] A monthly show celebrating the richness of children's books, hosted by Louise Lamont, Imogen Russell Williams and Jack Noel. This month: best-selling author Taran Matharu joins us to talk about how gaming and Wattpad have shaped his stories. Visit http://dtrhradio.com for more information. Tweet @dtrhradio.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
A discussion of art from the past and the present with Anna Gammans. This week: Superheroes. Anna speaks to Sean and Jenny of The New Space Finders about their summer anthem ‘Superheroes’, made to honour the essential workers of the 2020 pandemic. 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: snoop on Pudsey's fate at Stucco Point; warm yourself by a smouldering car wreck; digest a stewy gambol; scorn the ruminations of a Tudor wombler.
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: (broadcast delayed due to technical problems) Debbie interviews outstanding musician - trumpeter/composer/bandleader/educator - Byron Wallen about his beautiful new album Portrait: Reflections on Belonging, 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
A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week: in the first of a new series of Hot Club Du Monde we travel from Mexico City to Carracas via Willemstad on the island of Curaçao to hear cumbia, son and merengue from artists including Pérez Prado, Lucho Bermudez, Conjunto Cristal and the incomparable Benny Moré. [Repeated Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Gooseworm/Wormgoose is an experimental radio opera that follows the narrative of a field recordist as she attempts to track down the source of a sound that only she can hear. Her narrative is increasingly disrupted by a series of disparate vignettes and soundscapes including spacey synthesizers, experimental punk music and jazz sung by crows. Commissioned by Gaudeamus Music Week and generously supported by Arts Council England. Composer: Cameron Dodds. The Field Recordist: Joanna Brown. Soprano: Patricia Auchterlonie. Mezzo-soprano: Alessia Naccarato. [Repeated Friday 10am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
New music from the SHAPE platform. This month: Oliver Torr is a Prague-based electronic and acoustic composer, producer, audiovisual artist and label owner. Since graduating from the British and Irish Modern Music Institute in London he has pursued activities revolving around sound, art and music. Tonight he presents some field recordings and other sonic ephemera. SHAPE is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. [Repeated Wednesday 3.30am.]
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: Grime DJ, "Kurai Hikari", takes over Sharon-Rose’s show. 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.