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: Grime DJ, "Kurai Hikari", takes over Sharon-Rose’s show. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @sharonrose__.
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: we eavesdrop on Bob and Roberta Smith's studio in Ramsgate, and hear the purring of Carperby the cat. This week Bob acquired a grand piano. He plays songs he wrote for a public art project in Folkestone, repeated using different filters, and reads from his new book a section on how he got the name Bob and Roberta Smith. We also hear an interview with his mother Deirdre Borlase where she remembers growing up in Margate. Plus the voice of Jessica Voorsanger recorded on holiday in Aggregento. Hallucinogenic in parts this show is a journey into a Covid-addled state of mind both nostalgic and claustrophobic with repetitive motifs.
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: Isolation - innovation and contemplation. More gems from Japan from the last six months. Each track was either recorded during isolation, recently released or became known during this period. Quirky folk from Tsunekichi Suzuki from the Netflix series, Midnight Diner, folk meets tabla with Namaste while Shin Sasakubo plays Peruvian influenced guitar from the mountains of Chichibu. A track from the album Music for Isolation by Gideon Juckes and Rie Takeuchi and other atmospheric and electronic sounds from Kumamoto (A Mother Tongue Project), pianist Koji Maruyama, Mioko Yamaguchi, a remix of YMO and a Haruomi Hosono remix. Finally, two extraordinary tracks from Okinawa from recent albums by Aragaki Mutsumi and Kanako Horiuchi. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today’s guests: Watermill Theatre Artistic Director Paul Hart discusses their new, socially distanced indoor season; and Theatre Support Fund creators Chris Marcus and Damien Stanton chat about their ’The Show Must Go On!’ fundraising initiative. 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 singer and beatboxing champion Grace Savage, award-winning new author Okechukwu Nzelu and poet Sophie Sparham. 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: London In Song - a history of London songs recorded and curated by London-born singer-songwriter Paul Howard, especially for this show. Paul is widely acclaimed for his recordings of William Blake songs, alongside his album collaborations with Jo Clack. The songs pertain to this great city and are either written by Londoners or those with a lifelong association with the capital. This broadcast coincides with the issue of an album celebrating the best of Paul's recordings. For more information visit www.paulhowardmusic.net.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's guest is Dr Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper at the British Museum, expert on ancient Babylonian and Mesopotamian cuneiform tablets. On this occasion, engaging in an extended blether, touching on poetry, radio, Chicago blues and ghosts. [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 the third and final part of a discussion about women in comedy. Topics include: making a living from poetry, performance tricks to lift a poetry recital, making a living from writing plays, written vs improvised works, casting the wrong actors for your show, and how the CIA funded post-modernism. 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) is supporting England-based charity Independent Age and their campaign, Credit Where Its Due, to increase the uptake of Pension Credit. Plus, the NPC backs raising awareness on planning retirement finances earlier. Age UK Campaigns encourages you to demand the Government now rebuild care. 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: Lara and Laura run through potential 10pm curfews, celebrity responses to masks and the latest pop culture documentaries to get you through lockdown. All to some upbeat music to brighten up your Tuesday.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: in honour of the great Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gianluca plays songs about courts and judges through the decades. Expect to be surprised. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. Today: new music from Caitlin Rose, Bruce Springsteen and Margo Price, plus our Record Of The Week comes courtesy of Yola. Listener favourites Country At The Movies and Country Fried Stones 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's episode includes music from Sun Colored Chair, Arch Garrison, aPaTt, Invalids, Cardiacs, Good Game, The Stop Motion Orchestra, and The Flying Luttenbachers, and previews of forthcoming new releases from Wyxz and Polymorphie. 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 Kate Carr, Philip Sulidae, Robert Scott Thompson, Miki Yui, sounds from the Aporee Maps, and a framework intro by Barry Cullin. 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 discusses the rise in extreme behaviours as we enter into a changing world with new challenges that trigger mental responses. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.