4:30am - 5:00am
Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen. [Repeated Sunday 4.30am.]
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. This week: Bob and Roberta Smith with The Apathy Band headline The Ramsgate Alhambra – an imagined gig in an imagined venue. Bob invites friends to hear his band play songs they have written during the numerous lockdowns. Bob's two friends soon understand the event as a proto-Godot re enactment.
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's show includes new music from Daniel Figgis, Patricia Brennan and Craig Scott’s Lobotomy. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today they uncover another 'Shocking Showtune', attempt to identify a mystery guest in 'Who’s On The Line?', and put Tim’s knowledge to the test in ’Someone Else’s Serious Subject'. Plus, The X Factor winner Joe McElderry shares the soundtrack to his life. 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 Sophia Blackwell. This week: Sophia and Rosie talk to author and radio presenter Emma Goswell about the new book, Coming Out Stories, and Sophia interviews poet and writer Tanaka Mhishi. 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. This week: (15/18) operatic songs set in an Irish context, featuring the extraordinary singer Carolyn Holt. Carolyn sings songs from composers Rossini and Strauss. Plus tracks from singers John McCormack and Frank Patterson. 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's show features a cooper, a butcher, a sharp man, a whole heap o’ harps and a wee bit art. Add to that some popular soups. [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 West End musical theatre performer Karen Holmes for the second part of a discussion about teaching people how to sing over the internet. Topics include: as a professional singer whether it’s frustrating teaching amateurs to sing, the secrets to doing well on shows like the X-Factor, the teacher that got rid of the ‘break’ in Karen’s voice by getting her to quack, and what to do if you get someone who can’t hit a note. Karen selects a favourite song from the sixty plus she recorded for this show last year. 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: alongside the vaccine frenzy is the stark statistic that we have the highest Coronavirus death rate in the whole of Europe and are 5th worst in the world (see Statista). Age UK explains how to book your Covid-19 vaccine and warns you off the 'vaccine scams' appearing. Plus some good news on Age UK's victory where "Older Victims and Survivors are finally being counted". 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: Lara and Laura go to back to their roots discussing tech and its integral role in surviving 2021. They discuss the tech trends that have helped and hindered them throughout the various lockdowns and predict the trends to come.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: Gianluca pays tribute to Elmore James on what would have been his 102nd birthday. Also included is Jimmy Spruill and Bobby Robinson. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ross Forrest walks us through the shadier side of roots, country and Americana. This week: you'll hear brand new music from the likes of Arlo McKinley, Waylon Payne, Steve Earle and Emily Nenni plus classics from The Faces and Emmylou Harris. 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: a look back on some of the best new releases of 2020 including music from Odessey and Oracle, Bob Drake, Nnamdi, Tryon, Stop Motion Orchestra, Terms, Le Grand Sbam, The Something Puffs, Zopp, Deerhoof, Wyxz, Merry Christmas, Arch Garrison, Jostaberry and Schnellertollermeier. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. 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 works by Eleanor Cully, Steve Roden, Nula, the Footfalls Edition 2 compilation, sounds from the Aporee Maps, and in introduction recorded in the United States by Ben Link Collins. 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 quantum physics – the latest discoveries about dark matter and dark energy. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.