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: music from the likes of Brent Cobb, Captain Beefheart, Chris Stapleton, Fleet Foxes, Caitlin Rose and Joshua Ray Walker plus regular features Country at the Movies and Country Fried Stones. Contact the show at email@example.com.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Today: Master J is joined by comedian Jason Kavan. They discuss free speech and cancel culture. Topics include: why are so many comedians trying to cancel other comics, UK University gigs, should any areas be off limits for a stand-up comic, deplatforming acts because of their viewpoints, Milo Yiannopoulos, Lenny Bruce, and Star Wars. 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. This week: music made by Kevin Rix using his Buchla 200 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: music from Unstoppable Sweeties Show, Zerpents, Tryon, The Something Puffs, Wyxz, Lambhorn, Zopp, Sproingg, Cardiacs, Leisure Class, Skiks and Hi Red Center. 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: Ben Hunt, Second Foundation Partners/ Epsilon Theory; and Jasmine Burgess, Coremont.
10:00am - 10:40am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] STUDIOAUDIO: twelve audio artworks commissioned by AICA UK (International Association of Art Critics UK) in partnership with PEER, London, that explore artists’ relationship to the studio as a place of solitude and creativity - and the new realities they are currently navigating. Programme 1 of 2, introduced by AICA UK's George Vasey, comprises Hardeep Pandhal & Joe Howe: Specialist Safe Space (3.20); Sally O’Reilly: The Open Arms (10.45); Toby Christian with Good Gear: Repeller (4.46); Andy Holden and The Grubby Mitts: O.S (3.56); Maria Zahle with Blue Lake: I started dyeing my own yarn (4.36); and Phyllida Barlow: Night Trains (6.02). STUDIOAUDIO is a partnership project curated by AICA-UK and PEER. Supported by Art Fund. Programme 2 tonight at 8pm.
10:40am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8.40pm.] First broadcast 1 May 2020. Art Terry pays tribute to the late Danny Ray Thompson, saxophonist of the Sun Ra Arkestra for over 40 years. He speaks with his niece, Amber Edwards, the original co-host of "Is Black Music" 15 years ago. She talksabout the Sun Ra exhibition that took place at the Portland Art Museum as well as her family memories of Danny and the Arkestra.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week: author Ian Preece talks about his monumental survey of 21st century independent labels, with music from Wilmouth Houdini, Lee Perry and El Rego et ses Commandos. 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: Greenpeace Africa exposes plundering of fish by mainly Asian and European fishing vessels in West African oceans during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. 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 a selection of tracks from the Veteran CD, It Was on a Market Day, The Voice of The People sampler and some commercial Irish recordings from the '30s. [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. This month: Antidotes to Chaos: 3 Prayers. Part I - Three-Quarters Water, written and performed by Nawroz Oramari and Bird Radio. Part II - Antidotes to Chaos, written and performed by Chiara Ambrosio, with a soundscape by Bird Radio. Part III - Queen’s Crescent (demo), written and performed by Bonesandtheaft. 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: The Art of Paper. Anna is joined on Zoom by artist Ellie Burkett who discusses her love for working with paper and her experiences with the history of paper making in Japan. 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. This week: Terry and Paige talk to film makers, Henry and Alex about their forthcoming project, Last Day a short film developed with 7 students with learning disabilities following them on their final day in education. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
4:30pm - 5:00pm
A curiosity plucked from our archive. Today: "To Whom this Place Belongs," First broadcast 5 November 2012. Patrick Evans speaks to Professor Doreen Massey (1944 - 2016) about her collaboration with Patrick Keiller on his film "Robinson in Ruins" and the essay "Landscape/Space/Politics" that she wrote to accompany it.
5:00pm - 5:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am.] A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. This week: On childhood, play and games. Children’s clapping games in Kenya open the show. Hosts Ros and Ron remember playground games with Meet Me member Gladys as older Lewisham residents share memories of Guyana beaches, gardens and chickens on the phone as part of Entelechy Arts Gnomes project. With accounts of games from the 1890s, traced through the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage project at the London Metropolitan Archives; Reminiscence of skipping accompanied by sounds of jump rope by world record holders Black Magic; children exploring an adventure playground in Wales and new thinking around how computer games can help to solve social problems. 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.
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: sinking through the office floor, hair and posset, we find a monkey with expensive tastes. Show archive at soundcloud.com/into-the-moss. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Saturday 11.45am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: an all music show with both reflective and upbeat tracks, and resistance is a strong uplifting theme: the wake up mix. Listen out for Tobey Foyeh, Cathy Matete, Songhoy Blues, MJ Records, Modeste Hughes and Sans Soucis. 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: hot Euro jazz recordings from the Madame Tussaud’s Dance Orchestra, Fred Böhler, Le Jazz De Paris, Fud Candrix, Alex Renard and Felix Mendelsohn’s Hawaiian Serenades. [Repeated Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 8:45pm
STUDIOAUDIO: twelve audio artworks commissioned by AICA UK (International Association of Art Critics UK) in partnership with PEER, London, that explore artists’ relationship to the studio as a place of solitude and creativity - and the new realities they are currently navigating. Tonight, programme 2 of 2, introduced by AICA UK's George Vasey, comprises Biggs and Collings with Ian Macmillan: Many Colours (8.16); Marion Coutts: Galaxies and other objects (6.37); Jadé Fadojutimi: Imagination (3.07); Hamish Fulton: A Walking Artist (5.12); Fabian Peake: Notes for a Poem - Lakes and Islands (7.23); and Merlin James: 42 Carlton Place (6.17). STUDIOAUDIO is a partnership project curated by AICA-UK and PEER. Supported by Art Fund. [Repeats Friday 10am.]
8:45pm - 9:00pm
Tonight: "Pudding," a drama written by Tallulah Boote-Bond, with Iniki Mariano as Amelia and Cally Lawrence as Kathleen. Directed and produced by Douglas Clarke-Wood. [Repeats Friday 9.45am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
New music from the SHAPE platform. This month: we introduce Hungarian duo MA'IWA. MA’AM (Anna Makay) is a Budapest-based vocalist, electronic musician and improviser whose pieces focus on ancient languages in a digital environment. Lajos Nadhazi (AIWA) makes performance-based, genre-bending electronic improvisations. His releases have appeared on labels including videogamemusic and Seagrave. SHAPE is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.
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: Paris-based DJ/Producer, DJ Absurd takes over Sharon-Rose’s show with a forward-thinking bass mix. 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.