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.]
2:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 12pm.] Upbeat, eclectic new music show hosted by deXter Bentley. Today: Eric Random’s impressive list of past and present collaborators includes legendary luminaries of the likes of Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks), Nico (Velvet Underground), Mark Stewart (The Pop Group) and Stephen Mallinder (Cabaret Voltaire), when combined alongside his own prolific solo output of recent years, a highly inquisitive and nomadic creative spirit is revealed that thankfully shows no signs of abating. Eric’s new LP No-Go is out now on the German imprint Klanggallerie Records. Visit hellogoodbyeshow.com for more information.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week's edition - urn7 - features new releases by The German Ocean, Ian Hawgood, Stéphane Marin & Ludovic Medery, Siavash Amini's contribution to a forthcoming collection of Orphax reworks, Second Harmonic Generation's remix of field recordings from our Hidden-by-the-Wall Open Remix project, and tracks by François Bayle, Jmmy Kppl, and Nettle.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. This week: Sally Bayley talks about 'No Boys Play Here: A Story of Shakespeare and My Family's Missing Men' – the second part of a coming-of-age story which tells of a teenage girl in search of her lost father and uncle through the characters and plots of Shakespeare’s plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice and Henry IV. A discussion of thoughts behind, and suggested by, her acclaimed experimental, shape-shifting memoir. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.co.uk.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Thursday noon.] Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week's archive presentation is a 2014 time capsule featuring Dean Blunt sampling The Pastels and the actor Kevin Eldon taking a spoken word blindfold test. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 1pm.] A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: The Cyril Ramaphosa led government of South Africa is struggling to implement a haphazard energy transition process from dirty fossil based production to clean renewable production. Happy Khambule, Greenpeace Africa senior political adviser explains. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Monday 8pm.] An audio supplement to Art Monthly magazine, broadcast on the second Monday of each month. Today: Matt Hale talks with Tom Denman about his feature article, Contained: Exhibiting Blackness, published in the May 2021 issue of Art Monthly. Art is not made in a social and political vacuum, nor can it be exhibited in a para-imaginary realm or, as in the case of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Tate retrospective, as if we live in a 'post black' era in which race is no longer an issue.
11:00am - 11:30am
NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: NND talks to career coach Ann-Mari Freebairn about career confidence for young women and her upcoming workshop, Young Women for Change UK, which is aimed at women aged 18-30 on low or no income. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd. [Repeated Friday 4.30am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
A series created by Meet Me at the Albany members, artists and collaborators. Today’s episode draws together themes around listening and the environment. We hear a short mix of live streams from Reveil, a 25 hour broadcast that tracks the sounds of the dawn chorus as the sun moves across the globe. Janet and Jeanie consider morning sounds in the poetry and storytelling workshop with poet Annie Hayter and we hear from Meet Me members sharing their stories about getting to work in the early hours. Philip shares a new poem inspired by the dawn chorus, and the Tuesday group chat about an adopted parrot and listening to the robin song. 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. [Repeats Thursday 5pm.]
12:00pm - 12:30pm
A six part series of extraordinary and eclectic new music, brought to life by the people who make it. Hosted by Susanna Eastburn MBE and Des Oliver. Episode 6: Offerings. Composers Errollyn Wallen, Richard Ayres and Hannah Catherine Jones share their music and thoughts exploring the gift of making music with and for other people. Visit soundandmusic.org/discover/podcast to find out more and for complete tracklists, or follow the podcast here: https://podfollow.com/1299007343. Produced by Michael Umney for Sound and Music. [Repeated Thursday 3.30pm.]
12:30pm - 1:00pm
A short run of select repeats from the late Carole Finer's long running series. Today: a report on a field recording trip to Iceland from 28 June 2013. [Repeats Friday 8am].
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen. [Repeated Sunday 4.30am.]
1:30pm - 2:30pm
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: The Lallas discuss the art of conversation. The new music corner features Renzo & Patil’s newest single, Smoke Break, and resident health specialist Andrew Rose returns to give his weekly health tips. [Repeated Sunday 5pm.]
3:00pm - 4:00pm
A monthly exploration by Patricia Pascal of the revolution in UK jazz. This month: fresh guitar talent featuring Raquel Martins, Tal Arditi, Rosie Frater-Taylor, Maro, Camila George, Shirley Tetteh, Tom Remon, Jim Mullen, Peter Wilson, Tom Ibarra, Lianne La Havas, Jackie Venson and the Queen of Blue Memphis Minnie. For more info visit jazznewblood.org/jazznewbloodtapes. [Repeats Friday 7am.]
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Henry Scott-Irvine Presents... An Hour of The Kinks. Ray Davies has been cited by many rock critics as 'Britain's greatest living songwriter'. Brother Dave Davies and Ray have recently been spotted in London together amid rumours of a Kinks reunion after lockdown. Asides this 'possibility' the group Kast Off Kinks also plan a tour later this year. The band features two former Kinks mainstays, namely John Dalton and John Gosling, plus original Kinks drummer Mick Avory in a five piece line-up. We hear some obscure Kinks songs as well as the hits. Find out more about at kastoffkinks.co.uk. Find Henry on Facebook. [Repeats Sunday 11am.]
5:00pm - 5:30pm
Janet Gunter and Ugo Vallauri host a different kind of gadget show, discussing the work and philosophy of The Restart Project, a London-based social enterprise that encourages people to use their electronics longer, to prevent waste, save money, and make people happier. This month: Ugo is joined by Dr Tarek Loubani and Reidun Garapick to talk about reusable medical equipment and opening up IP laws to solve the pandemic. For more information visit therestartproject.org. [Repeated Thursday 3pm.]
5:30pm - 6:00pm
An eco-neutral trawl through the unusual records acquired by various means, including even purchase, during an otherwise mostly virtuous lifetime by Jack Thorington. [Repeated Friday 3.30pm.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Walter Lockwood presents an exploration of the sounds and influences of south London music scenes with an emphasis on younger, newer artists. [Repeats Saturday 8pm.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Award-winning LGBTQI magazine show created by comedian Rosie Wilby and hosted by Sophia Blackwell. This week: Gay Bars and Queer Spaces. Sophia speaks to Jeremy Atherton Lin, author of Gay Bar: Why We Went Out, and Alim Kheraj, author of Queer London, about the history and future of London’s gay venues. With contributions from authors Paul Burston and Mohsin Zaidi. Follow @outsthlondon for more info. [Repeated Sunday 10am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
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. [Repeated Thursday 7.30am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts. [Repeated Wednesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. This week: music chosen by Rich Little - formerly of the 'Regular Fries'. Rich joins Bob and Roberta Smith in his studio in Ramsgate to explore the music of Mike Westbrook. A journey into British Jazz but also into ambitious projects reflecting a post-war interest in creation rather than godless destruction. The show also features Bob and Rich improvising the song, 'Art is Your Human Right' and a track by Bob Parks. [Repeated Sunday 5am.]
10:00pm - 10:30pm
Tonight: "New Haunts," a new broadcast work by Tom Rogers-Coltman, lasting c. 20 minutes. "New Haunts" was recorded over a series of unplanned walks up the Suffolk coast, in an attempt to explore both the landscape and the rich psycho-geographical imprint that has been left upon it by generations of prior explorers. The piece drifts through the landscape, under the shingle beaches and out through the estuary, exploring the places we perceive and the ones we imagine. (Followed by Lepke B.'s entirely unrelated "Geezenstack Radio Concentrate," which lasts 9 minutes.) [Repeats Monday 2.30pm.]
12:00am - 1:00am
The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. Tonight: the fourth instalment of our monthly series titled Cosmic Tuesdays. Each second Tuesday of the month we dive into the interstellar world of the Sun Ra Arkestra. Our featured artist is the composer saxophonist Charles Davis who was integral to not only developing the Arkestra sound, but also the sound of modern jazz. The programme includes an exclusive interview. For more information visit isblackmusic.com. [Repeated Saturday 2.30am.]