12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: an unreleased track by Wiley and guest DJ/producer/MC Laughta talks about her inspirations, influences, favourite artists and upcoming projects. 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. This week’s show features music from Aswad and Steel Pulse from the vinyl library of Rich Little. We also hear recordings of Bob and Rich working on continuing to build a sculpture of JMW Turner in Bob’s studio in Ramsgate.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Nigel Bryant of the South East London based monthly live music night, Sonic Imperfections, plays a selection of experimental and unusual sounds. This month's show includes new music from Tatsuhisa Yamamoto, Pan Daijing and The Bohman Brothers. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information.
8:00am - 9:00am
[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: Part 2 of Nineties and Noughties Japanese electronic, lounge, downtempo, bossa, future jazz and samba (part 1 was broadcast 31 March 2021). This edition has a decidedly jazzy feel to it, with tracks by Double Famous, Shigeru Suzuki, DJ Mitsu, Chari Chari, Norio Maeda meets Tin Pan Alley, J’s Bee, Studio Apartment, Lava and Soil & Pimp Sessions. Plus, another track for the ongoing Tokyo Olympics by Peko Peko Fluff – a Brazilian/Japanese cat music project, with Ganbare! 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 guest: Paul Keating chats about 'My Night With Reg' at the Turbine Theatre in Battersea. 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 covers FilmPride festival, this year’s Polari Prize and August art projects in London, including theatre at the Queer Festival. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] Henry Scott-Irvine Presents... Irish Music In Seisiún from The Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith. Co-hosted by documentary film-maker Sé Merry Doyle and Rosalind Scanlon, ICC Seisiúns Programme Producer. Featuring a trio performance from guitarist and bodhran player Tad Sargent, fiddle player Michael Sweeney, and banjo player Mick O'Connor. The second Seisiún showcases contemporary violin and double bass as 'Irish trad meets jazz fusion' from a duo consisting of James Patrick Gavin and Tim Fairhall. First broadcast as part of Henry's The Bright Side Of The Road series on 13 October 2020. Find Henry on Facebook.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 10.30pm.] A special repeat by way of tribute to the late Frederic Rzewski. Tom Johnson explores the work of 20th century composers. In this episode he explores how Rzewski and Johnson became friends in New York in the early 70s, with particular attention to some of Rzewski's less well known pieces like “Whangdoodles” and “To the Earth”.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
“The reason why raisins are dry is that radiation dries the grape to make the raisin.” In June 2018, Resonance recorded a very long Whisper at several primary schools in Exeter. The original text was written by Michael Rosen, but the fun really starts as his words get mangled as we go down the line. Featuring the pupils of Exwick Heights Primary School, Saint Leonard's Church of England Primary School, Saint Sidwell's Church of England Primary School & Nursery, and Willowbrook Primary School. Conceived and directed by Ed Baxter and produced by Michael Umney. Commissioned by University of Exeter Arts & Culture as part of Exeter Sound Context.
2:00pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 1pm.] Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the National Pensioners Convention calls time on the Prime Minister to come clean on social care reforms, warning, "reports the government aims to fund social care reform by putting 1p on National Insurance contributions must not be seen as a tax on the young". Age UK advises on Step 4 of the roadmap for easing Coronavirus lockdown restrictions, and asks what is the current advice from the Government? 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: The Lallas meet Latvian artist Eliza Legzdina to discuss her latest single with Idris Elba, 'Fudge'. With unorthodox roots in opera and poetry, Eliza started her musical career with an operatic singing scholarship. Her newly forged sound is a brilliant fusion.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
[Repeats from Wednesday 3.30pm] By way of modest tribute to poet and counter-cultural instigator Michael Horovitz, who died earlier this month, we present an edition of London Literature Lounge from 31 July 2012. Anjan Saha speaks to Michael and his son Adam Horovitz about their work and remembering those that have gone before.
7:00pm - 7:20pm
[Repeats from Wednesday 6.10pm.] "The Scarlet Cross," a new drama written by James O'Neill, performed by Anton Lesser, with sound design and music by Paul Freeman. 1665. The Great Plague has reached Cambridge. Man of learning Francis Mortymer describes the blight and its tightening grip. Sitting alone in a stifling chamber with the plague closing around him, amid regular visits of his haunting, spectral doctor, his thoughts circle smaller and smaller and darker and darker. An atmospheric account of dread and fear. And death!
7:20pm - 8:00pm
[Repeats from Wednesday 5.30pm.] By way of modest tribute to Peter Rehberg, who died last week, we present a recording of a trio performance he realised with Christian Fennesz and the late Mika Vainio at LMC's 9th Annual Festival of Experimental Music, recorded live at the Purcell Room, London, on 29 May 1998. Turn up the volume for full effect: on the night this music more or less cleared the room - even the soudn engineer fled. RIP.
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Join the barely present cult Canadian stand-up comedian Baconface as he plays lengthy and mainly uninterrupted selections from his late brother's extensive record collection of '60s and '70s psychedelia, progressive rock, free jazz, folk, acid folk, folk rock, acid rock, electronic music, and ethnoforgeries. In association with the Chilliwack Office of Leisure. Produced by Michael Umney.
10:00pm - 12:00am
Archival gems. Tonight: a classic edition of 50-50 Sound System from 2009, bringing you a live dub reggae session.
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 talks with Graham Hancock, author of The Fingerprints of the Gods, and best known for his insightful theories involving ancient civilisations, earth changes, megaliths and altered states of consciousness. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.