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: 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__.
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: we delve into Volume 4 of Isolation and Rejection, the latest in a series of themed compilations from the Manchester-based Front And Follow label. There are even a few sneak previews from Volume 5, ahead of its release on 30 October 2020. All proceeds from the five volumes are being donated to The Brick, a Wigan-based homeless charity doing stellar work in these difficult times. Discover them all at fandf.bandcamp.com. 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: Bob has been writing a children’s book. Art Makes People Powerful is a conversation between two colours, red and green. Normally when they get together (being opposite colours) things turn out grey, but tonight with the help of the Apathy band including Esther K Smith on vocals, Dikko Faust on tea tray, Calvin Tsai on guitar, David Price on bass and Leonardo Ulian on Theremin with Jessica Voorsanger, bright light shines. Musical sludge or inspired improvisation? You decide.
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. Today's guest is David Mitchell, a talented guitarist from the UK. Living in Beijing, he travelled to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, playing with local musicians and recording with his Uyghur group, Panjir. He performs and talks about the fascinating music of the Uyghurs. 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: Tim and Nathan take a look at all of the Olivier Awards 2020 nominees ahead of the winners being announced this Sunday. 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 Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of Humanists UK, queer artist, drag king and activist Whiskey Chow, and Anneka Harry, author of Gender Rebels. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Henry Scott-Irvine presents a film, music and arts hour from The ICC Hammersmith with co-hosts filmmaker Sé Merry Doyle and ICC programmer, Rosalind Scanlon who curated 14 upcoming ICC Seisiúns. Today's show features key Irish artists who would have performed live on Fridays at the venue prior to its Covid lockdown. We showcase violin and double bass as Irish Jazz Fusion from both a duo and trio variant with guitar consisting of James Patrick Gavin, Tim Fairhall and Adrian Lever, alongside classic tracks from The Waterboys, The Pogues and Mary Black. Visit irishculturalcentre.co.uk/digital.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show features contributions from Anne Bean and Nicol Parkinson with a bunch of pebbles, Viv Corringham shadowing the walking Rick Wilson plus new records from Alasdair Roberts, Silver Tears and Hen Ogledd. [Repeated Friday 1am.]
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Today: Master J is joined by comedian and actor Jason Kavan. In this, the fourth and final part of their conversation, they discuss acting. Topics include: Jason’s part in a big Hollywood produced HBO miniseries, whether having a family makes it harder to follow your dreams, how work and opportunities will change post pandemic for actors, and performer jobs not being protected as they are not a ‘viable’ job. 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: calls grow for National Care Service as National Pensioners Convention (NPC) webinar learns how neglected sector was devastated by Covid. The NPC highlights that Amnesty International UK is campaigning for a full independent public inquiry into the pandemic. The NPC also features a report by one of its members entitled, 'A Cruel Fiasco — Pensioners DLA to PIP'. Plus, Age UK campaigns on the Government's new Domestic Abuse Bill and the concern that older people are being left outProduced 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. Today: Laura and Lara run through some inventive ways to keep your mind active in any stage of lockdown, avoiding boredom and insuring a laugh. Special guest, personal trainer and health expert Andrew Rose, shares tips to stay physically healthy from the safety of your home.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. Today, Gianluca pays tribute to Spencer Davis from the Spencer Davis Group who died earlier this week. Plus a tribute to '70s producer Jimmy Miller who produced the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Family and made the mythical mid-70s Rolling Stones records. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
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 Le Grand Sbam, Terms, Odessey & Oracle, Jostaberry, Leisure Class, aPaTt, the Sea Nymphs, Upsilon Acrux, Chromb!, Van Der Graaf Generator, Bob Drake and Sanguine Hum. 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 Eleanor Cully, Tomáš Šenkyřík, Manja Ristić, Stephane Marin, sounds from the Aporee Maps, and an intro by Terje Paulsen. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 5am.]