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: expect new music from the likes of Waylon Payne, Joshua Ray Walker, Jamie Wyatt, Charley Crockett, Emily Nenni and Old 97's. 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 novelist Anette Pollner for the fourth and final part of their discussion. Topics include; is a lockdown a good thing for an author, how the pandemic arts bail out money seems to only help the big companies, being sneezed on by a German celebrity, Fatima the ballerina, and the time Anette had an argument on live TV that continued into a full-blown all guns blazing row afterwards. 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. 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 Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Cardiacs, Her Stems Spiral, M(H)Ysteria, The Swizzle, Ottone Pesante, Pasteur, National Health, Feast of the Epiphany, and Le Grand Sbam. 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: Chris Keen, Trefoil Capital; David Gray, Global Sustainable Farmland Income Trust.
10:00am - 11:00am
A monthly show about the Latin American and Spanish literary world, presented by Silvia Röthlisberger. Today she talks to Argentine author Fernando Sdrigotti about his most recent book of short stories, Jolts, and to award winning poet and translator Yvette Siegert. Music by Ela Minus. Visit literarysouth.org for more information. [Repeated Thursday 10am.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week: never mind the meditation apps, here's the punk hour, with music from The Newtown Neurotics, Electric Eels and Death. 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 environment activist Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim talks about the direct impact of climate change on her home country – Chad, particularly on Chadians living in rural areas. She discusses her efforts to help mitigate the dire consequences of this impact alongside the launch of Greenpeace Africa's new report on the links between extreme weather events and the climate crisis tilted, "Weathering the Storm: Extreme weather and climate change in Africa". 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: in a final visit to the ten-LP series The Folk Songs of Britain, Kevin plays tracks from Volume 9 - Songs of Ceremony, and Volume 10 - Songs of Animals and Other Marvels. [Repeated Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] A monthly show celebrating the richness of children's books, hosted by Louise Lamont, Imogen Russell Williams and Jack Noel. This month: authors Simon James Green and Alexandra Sheppard share their favourite funny books with the team. Visit http://dtrhradio.com for more information. Tweet @dtrhradio.
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, Jamille and Lucy talk to Zoe Partington. Zoe is a disability art consultant, a contemporary artist and is also the co-director of DisOrdinary Architecture. She discusses the topic of access within architecture as well as disability within the arts. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Monday 2pm.]
4:30pm - 5:00pm
A gem plucked from our archive. Today, from 2 December 2014, 'Poetry Now: Conversations on the Contemporary Imagination' explores recent poetries in the English language. This programme explores the work of the late Bill Griffiths, one the most admired British poets of the last 50 years. Hosted by Ben Hickman (Lecturer in Modern Poetry and Director of the Centre for Modern Poetry at the University of Kent), with guests Alan Halsey, Mendoza and Jeff Hilson.
5:00pm - 5:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11.30am.] A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. This week: as the streambox installed in the Albany garden continues to feed us live sounds from Deptford, the show opens with an autumnal feel. Meet Me members play a new game - listening to sounds of forests from across the globe. Artists and scientists talk about the secret lives of trees, and we hear a collection of related sounds - leaves rustling, trees falling, wood burning. 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. First broadcast 13 October 2020.
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: Manuscripts masticated into the masonry; lucifer on the loo; old boshers have a bash. 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: Debbie plays mostly dance-oriented music with gently paced moments. Featuring new music from Queen Lilas, Saara, Dr Sley's Ibali Band and One Jah, with a beautiful heartfelt track from Syrian Wizzy Music exiled in Berlin. 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: a selection of French and Scandinavian jazz recordings from the 1920s, 30s and 40s including music by Svend Asmussen, Alix Combelle, Michel Warlop, Miff Gorling and Philippe Brun. [Repeated Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Tonight: Radio Is A Foreign Country #43: the music of Imzad Sakara Haqeebah. Produced by Kenneth Routon. [Repeated Friday 10am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
New music from the SHAPE platform. This month: multidisciplinary artist and musician Elina Waage Mikalsen from Tromsø, Sápmi/Norway. Her work explores the frictions and connections between the female body and the voice. 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: Sharon-Rose features music from Taliwhoah, Stefflon Don, Scratcha DVA, Karen Nyame KG, SBK, Sharky Major, Tia Carys, and Shae Universe. 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" - explore the music that informs its long running (but currently suspended) concert series in London.