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). Episode 40 features Thana Redhawk, Margit Sky Project, Donna's Boy, Wild The Coyote & Badd Wolf, Lacey Hill, Blue Flamez, Natasha Fisher, Corn Michel and Boots McCallum, Larry K, Esther Pennell, Napua Davoy, Steve Turre, Sharel Cassity, and Hallex M & QVLN. 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 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 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 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.
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 by American modular synthesist Doug Lynner using his Serge System. 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'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.
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. Today's guests: Marc Ostwald, ADM; Tom Kehoe, Alternative Investment Management Association.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] Tashi Dorji. For two decades guitar improviser Tashi Dorji has travelled a long road, recording several dozen albums and touring the world, playing his guitar solo and in collaboration with others. Today he shares previously unreleased recordings, three solo acoustic improvisations and a performance with Mette Rasmussen as a duo at the Washington Street Art Center, Somerville, MA in June 2019. His new album ‘Stateless’ is out now on Drag City. For more information visit www.dragcity.com/artists/tashi-dorji.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week: as a public service to those currently mourning the end of his BBC2 series, this London Ear archive hour is a 2010 interview with Harry Hill, with music from The Singing Postman, Blind Blake, and Mike & Bernie Winters. 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: Food for thought - ordinary citizens (can, and should) take charge in establishing sustainable food and nutrition systems. 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. Today: Kevin features tracks from the first two volumes of the 1961 ten LP series, The Folk Songs Of Britain. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] Radia, the international group of independent cultural radio stations, presents a new show realised by one of its members, exploring "new and forgotten ways of making radio. Visit radia.fm for more information. This afternoon: Show 808: From the Bedroom to the Pond by Anne Versailles (for Radio Campus), created with sounds recorded on the roads of Belgium, the Alps and Lapland. "Walking is the best way to go slower," says the philosopher Frédéric Gros. We need to find slowness again, to anchor our feet into the ground, to feel its texture, to listen with our toes. At least this is the invitation launched by this sound piece, a geopoetic immersion, an invitation of the paths. More Radia at 10.30pm tonight.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
A discussion of art from the past and the present with Anna Gammans. This week: Oriental Storytelling. Anna speaks to traditional oriental silk painter Hun Kyu Kim about using art to tell stories and as a vehicle to explore political ideas. 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: a lesson learned at the lathe-side turns us towards the unseemly world of dogs. [Repeated Saturday 11.45am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: a repeat of Debbie's interview with Shingai, the platinum-selling front woman and bassist from Noisettes, at the start of her solo career. First broadcast 7 March 2019. 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: we journey from the Prairie to Beale Street to hear stomps, reels and breakdowns from the likes of Gus Cannon, Hoyt Ming, Casey Bill Weldon, Robert Johnson and Bob Wills. [Repeated Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
‘I am the son you wanted, only queered. The turnip hits a rock in the soil and forks beautifully’. Tonight's Clear Spot is "Woman Peeling Turnips; A Portrait of my Father," a collboration by poet Richard Scott and artist Anat Ben-David - a commission by Southwark Park Galleries where Richard was in residence. This eighteen-part poetic essay was written specifically for broadcast and forms a poetic investigation into ekphrasis, father-figures and the violence of creation, using Chardin’s 1738 genre scene painting ‘Woman Peeling Turnips’ as a starting point. Supported by the Southwark Mayflower 400 Grants Fund from Southwark Council, British Land and United St Saviours. Cellist: Alice Dixon. Produced by Michael Umney. First broadcast 26 August 2020. [Repeated Friday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:30pm
New music with The Wire magazine. On this week's edition of The Wire's radio show, Shane Woolman presents an exclusive mix by People Like Us, plus new releases from Black Burst Sound Generator, Café Türk, Adhelm, WaqWaq Kingdom, Gabriella Smart and many more. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Sunday 1am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
Posptoned due to late running of Advcentures in Sound and Music this week. Apologies.
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 Dijon Coleman. 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.