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: the first three Star Wars films achieved global fame. Rob talks with insiders who share the behind-the-scenes stories that give deeper meaning to the story lines and the origins of the Force. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.
2:00am - 3:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 8.30pm.] A conceptual radio show by SJ Wilson - all vinyl, all 33rpm. But all the vinyl is 45rpm techno (or otherwise) played at the slower speed setting. From pounding, pulsating techno jams to slow, chuggy, mesmerising soundscapes. This week: Hoenn Sound presents Joe-enn Sound. As Glasgow remains in lockdown, AkaSiroDJ looks increasingly closer to home for special guests with a bespoke mix of slowed techno, trance and ambient from his flatmate Joe.
3:00am - 3:30am
[Repeats from Friday 3pm.] A six part series which celebrates and explores the significance of the first Black led civil rights campaign in the UK, the Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963. Produced and presented by Miranda Rae. A Sound Women South West Network production supported by the Audio Content Fund.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 10pm.] Andy Tuersley curates a sound collage of online panoptic hypnagogia from the dread year 2020.
4:00am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 6.30pm.] Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: Debbie interviews Jabu Morales, co-founder of Barcelona-based Ayom, with Brazilian, Angolan and Italian members. Jabu is forthright about combining motherhood with her music activities, her longstanding study and sharing of Candomblé and the Orishas, and her fresh steer on male/female equalities. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Friday 2.30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: Merry Christmas Mussolini – Daniel Wilson’s Christmas. Dan brings in a dilapidated cassette recorder and composes a failed palimpsest site specifically. Also, tracks from a redacted Christmas album deemed too blue. A conversation on the pros and cons of 'bin diving' in the Bishop’s Stortford area. A Christmas poem for Wavelength. The prize for a competition which didn’t happen as there were no competitors and no questions was a copy of Benito Mussolini’s autobiography. First broadcast 7 December 2018.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: many of us made hard changes to save lives from Covid-19. Has that opened doors for the other big emergency – climate action? Australian author Tim Flannery is right on that, with his new book, The Climate Cure: Solving the Climate Emergency in the Era of Covid-19. Tim is author of the international bestseller, The Weather Makers. Then from EcoRadio KC Kansas City, guest host Brent Ragsdale interviews scientist/engineer Ye Taoof Harvard: can ground mirrors help cool the planet? Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact email@example.com.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 1.30pm.] Mundele Mafuta presents classic dance music of the two Congos.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 6.30pm.] DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: DJ Ritu turns up the heat for her hot December global mix. Hear East/West blues by Ajay Srivastav, jazzy Afrobeats by Seun Kuti and Tony Allen, Egyptian delta rhythms from Ali Hassan Kuban, Mediterranean sea breezes by Quadro Nuevo, an exclusive diasporic Mexican number by Mariachi Las Adelitas, and sublime slow grooves from Elizabeth Nott and Sierra Leone’s Bai Kamara Jnr.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 1pm.] A weekly show dedicated to political theory and current affairs hosted by James Butler. Today: What is it to live a good life? Does it mean endless consumption? More air travel to farther places, fast food and faster fashion, and an endlessly expanding market? And if so, doesn't climate change mean an end to anything like a good life? The philosopher Kate Soper doesn't think so. She joins Clare Hymer to discuss alternative hedonism, political optimism and post-growth living. Find Novara on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. All previous shows are available at novaramedia.com.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] Paul Hood broadcasts monthly on the first Friday of each month at 8pm, drawing on four decades of playing in and around the areas of post-punk, indie rock and free improvisation.
11:00am - 11:30am
A talk show about ideas and culture, produced and presented by Neil Denny. Each show features guests from the worlds of science or the arts in conversation. This week: Alex Ross on his new book, Wagnerism. Visit littleatoms.com for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Saturday 9am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Friday 5pm.] Up-to-date information for Southwark residents regarding Covid-19. Produced by Southwark Group of Tenant Organisations (SGTO) with and on behalf of the Southwark Tenants Movement. Get involved and get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0207 639 6718.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 2pm.] 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: as it was St Andrew's Day last Monday, today's show has a Scottish theme.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: Age UK shares its joyous news of its "big campaign win" where by the end of the year, care home residents can have in-person visits. The charity shares examples of the experiences of many people who have been unable to visit their older relatives in care homes since end of March 2020. The National Pensioners Convention asks whether endemic ageism is behind a rise in human rights breaches and hate crimes against older people. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeated Sunday 2pm.]
2:00pm - 2:30pm
[Repeated from Thursday 4pm.] 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, Paige and Lucy talk to Trevor, Peter, Lauren and Ebenezer from DASL. They discuss what DASL do, how they support disabled people in looking for work, and what happens at their AGM. Their music choices include Brixton's very own David Bowie. Contact email@example.com.
2:30pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 3.30pm.] A discussion of art from the past and the present with Anna Gammans. This week: Why Don’t You Love Me? Anna speaks to singer, songwriter and X Factor star Melanie Masson about her single ‘Why Don’t You Love Me?', female empowerment through music, and her new label, All About Eve Records. To get in touch visit Instagram @annagammansart or Facebook theartthenandnowshow.
3:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm.] Presented by Jonny Trunk, The OST Show is the only show anywhere dedicated to film music, TV music, library music and related recordings. Today: we have cocktails with Alessandroni, some big band badness and a visit from The Green Cross Code Man. Visit www.trunkrecords.com for more information. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Embark on a journey with the Spencer family as they go on a musical holiday to all four corners of the world. [Repeats Friday 6am.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Journey around the world with travel hungry record collector Jamal and experience ethereal music spanning cosmic soul, global funk and spiritual jazz. You'll explore far off and far out places all from the comfort of your own sanctuary. This week: our journey along the Pan-American Highway continues into Chile, exploring folk, hip-hop and a few different styles of rock. Find Jamal on Mixcloud, Instagram and Facebook. [Repeats Wednesday 1pm.]
6:30pm - 7:00pm
A programme for the American community in Nunhead, south east London, presented by New York comic Lewis Schaffer and co-hosted by American economist Lisa Moyle. Today's guest is stand up comic and Irishman, Rory O'Hanlon. Visit lewisschaffer.co.uk/radio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 9.30am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
An hour-long celebration of everything that's great about videogames. Hosted by Ste Curran, Simon Byron and Ann Scantlebury, the show features the latest news, reviews and gossip from the world of gaming, usually with a studio guest. You don't need to be a gaming expert to appreciate the show - One Life Left offers something for everyone, whether you are a hardcore League of Legends player or someone who's occasionally loaded up Candy Crush. Visit onelifeleft.com for more information. [Repeated Saturday 10am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Variations on a theme by Billy Edd Wheeler. To mark the 90th birthday of one of 20th century America's great songwriters on 9 December 2020, this Clear Spot comprises a playlist assembled by Larry Cravat of some of the dozens of cover versions of his "High Flying Bird" - by the great, the good, the bad and the ugly. Performances by Gram Parsons, Marty Balin, Judy Henske, Ritchie Havens, Jefferson Airplane, Billy Edd Wheeler himself, HP Lovecraft, The Soaring Sextet, Sandy Dillon, Hal Blaine & Joe Osborn & Larry Knechtel, Tony Voltaggio, Emily Smith & Synergy, Oliver Young and the Powder Keg, Zephyr, Au Go-Go Singers, Mary Koth Lutton, and Neil Young & Crazy Horse. [Repeats Tuesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world with psychedelic sounds and sometimes poetry. [Repeated Thursday 9am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
Sound-art and transmission-art delivered monthly by London sound art collective Gwaith Sŵn. This month, the sound art collective air submissions from their Open Call 2020: a generation defining twelve months. This is part one of the open call premiere, with part two coming in January. Featuring music and audio from Riha & Gyorgy Ono, Marianna Sangita, Gustavo Chab, Oteanankanduro, Phoenix Cube & Kitchen Cynics, Tom Fox & Nick Murray, Renzo Spiteri, Craig Scott’s Lobotomy, The Broken Span, Matheos & Georgios, Hwyl Nofio, Peterson Field Guide. [Repeated Sunday 6am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Abby Thomas and Fielding Hope of Cafe OTO explore forthcoming and recent concerts at London's foremost new music venue and play selections from the Cafe OTO archive. This month: friend and Les Ateliers Claus' artistic director Tommy De Nys is back with the second part of his TakuRoku mix - playing new music recorded in lockdown by Ikue Mori, Secluded Bronte, Rachel Musson & Corey Mwamba, David Toop & Avsluta and Cath & Phil Tyler. [Repeats Sunday 8am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
Panix and Ranking Dan from DMWSOUND demonstrate the music that inspires their sound. Genres spanning from Reggae to Modern Bass music. Keep tuned for the classics and fresh new dubs. For more info visit Facebook and soundcloud.com/dmwsound. [Repeated Saturday 11pm.]