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: DJ BPM showcases releases from independent labels, unreleased dubs and exclusives from JT the Goon, DJ Absurd, Kromestar, Dullah Beats, Kenny Davis, Filthy Gears, DJ Garna and Syer B, K9, Random Dready, Owly Beats, M4xw3ll, El Laurie. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
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. Today's show continues in diaristic form. In the news this week was the infamous 'Fatima' poster and more cuts to arts funding, this time in respect of bursaries for PGCE training. Bob interviews the Apathy Band about these cuts and the band respond by playing an extraordinary and life-affirming set. Performers are: Calvin Tsai in Park-slope Brooklyn, Esther K Smith and Dikko Faust in Downtown NYC, Leonardo Ulian in Erith, and Rebecca Glover and Colin Humphries in South East London. Bob and Roberta Smith and Jessica Voorsanger join the gang from Ramsgate whilst George Cleghorn zooms in on sax from Southend.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Nigel Bryant of the South East London based live music night Sonic Imperfections, plays a selection of experimental and unusual sounds. This month: new music from Tse Tse Fly Middle East's 'This is Kafala' project, Moor Mother and Ex-Easter Island Head. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information.
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: K-Music 2020 - London’s Festival of Korean Music. Featuring music by several of the artists performing including ADG7, Heemoon Lee, Leenalchi, Sinnoi, Kyungso Park and Black String, and tracks from other recent CDs of contemporary traditional based roots and avant-garde music. 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: triple Olivier Award winner chats about '& Juliet' at the Shaftesbury Theatre; producer Adam Blanshay discusses new musical web series 'The Theatre Channel'; and Mamma Mia! star Mazz Murray chats about her chart-topping single produced by Queen legend, Brian May, as well as her second solo album, 'Midnight Mazz: Here We Go Again'. 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 actors Victoria Broom and Jessica Clark about their roles in the new Bookstreamz web series, The Doll Maker. Rosie Wilby gives us her roundup of LGBT+ autumn cinema at the London Film Festival. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Henry Scott Irvine Presents The Bright Side of The Road, an 18 part series on Irish music made during lockdown in conjunction with The Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith. Henry's co-hosts are documentary film-maker Sé Merry Doyle and Rosalind Scanlon, ICC founding Artistic Director and curator of the ICC Seisiúns. This week (5/18): Irish Women Songwriters. The live Seisiún showcases singer-songwriters Hannah Jackson and Sinéad Eigan plus new recordings by Lisa Hannigan and "The Commitments" film star Bronagh Gallagher. Visit irishculturalcentre.co.uk/digital. Find archived shows in the series on Mixcloud.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week, we showcase the songs of Stanley Bad, including such classics as A Pie Is A Pie, I'm Bad, and Teddy and Birdy – the latter dating from when the composer was 4. A windy Hackney (lock) Doons is the site of our blethering. [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 novelist Anette Pollner. They discuss the new branch of actors' union Equity for Non-UK-Born Artists that Anette is helping to set up. 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: Age UK marks Black History month with profiles of Black Britons including Dr Paul Stephenson, OBE (aged 89), who led a successful bus boycott against the Bristol Omnibus Company. The National Pensioners Convention reports on the government ruling out refunds to people holding railcards they were unable to use during the Covid pandemic, and on the experiences of loneliness during lockdown. Age UK’s Campaigns team updates on their TV licences campaign. 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: Halloween Special! Laura and Lara run through ways to keep the Halloween spirit up whilst respecting new Lockdown laws. The show is peppered with fabulous music, a detailed rerun of The Olivier Awards and some positive cultural news to get you through the week.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. Today: Gianluca pays tribute to Jerry Jeff Walker and Billy Joe Shaver by exploring the way both musicians bridged the gap between conservative short-back-and-sides country music listener and the long-haired hippies. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week we play through our obsession with Léo Ferré's extraordinary 1958 classic La Vie moderne, at both normal, slow and very slow speeds in an almost forensic attempt at experiencing the colloquial intricacy and unique time signature of this deliciously French work. First broadcast 7 March 2017. Visit theculture.net/ for more information. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. Today: expect new music from Jaime Wyatt, Sturgill Simpson and Brent Cobb plus regular features, Country at the Movies and Country Fried Stones. Contact the show at firstname.lastname@example.org. [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: music from Henry Cow, Invalids, Bob Drake, Zopp, Le Grand Sbam, Cheer-Accident, Cardiacs, Alarmist, Odessey & Oracle, The Something Puffs, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Kayo Dot 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 edition entitled Drone Sweet Home, has been produced in the United States by Thomas Park. 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 latest discoveries of Egyptian type pyramids in Southeastern Europe. Visit robsimone.com for more information.