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). Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio and https://tunesfromturtleisland.eu/ for more information. [Repeats Saturday 12.30am.]
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 music producer Akara Etteh, actor Freddy Hogan, and stand-up comedian Jason Kavan. In this fun show they decide what are the worst things to have happened to the arts. Topics include: Reality TV, performing stand up to silence, influencers getting work based on clout not talent, Netflix, piracy, panel shows, entrenched gatekeepers, and podcasts. For more information visit Master J on Facebook.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: we continue our look at the 11 September 1973 Chilean coup with Julian Berger, a political academic, and co-author of the recent report into the 2019 right-wing coup in Boliva. Julian was researching his PhD in Santiago 1973 when his flat was ransacked by Pinochet's troops, and only escaped by sheer chance. Visit theculture.net/ for more information.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11.30pm.] Modulisme (which translates as Modularism) is a series devoted to out of leftfield modular synthesis. This week: Early ElectroMIX is our new series hoping to transmit and share pioneering works which are aging well, and some early electronic experiments that should be remembered because they paved the way to what we try to create today. With tracks by Daphné Oram, Georges Teperino, Attilio Mineo, Delia Derbyshire, László Dubrovay, Ralph Lundsten & Leo Nilson. For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 6pm.] Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: Gianluca celebrates blues giant BB King, who would have had his 96th birthday on 16 September, with stories, covers and duets, with the odd digression.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Sunday 9pm.] 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 Radon Chong, Simon McKechnie, Sun Colored Chair, the Unstoppable Sweeties Show, Psychoyogi, Matt Lebofsky, Sonus Umbra, A Formal Horse and Upsilon Acrux, and the new Isildur's Bane and Peter Hammill, and Alex Ward albums. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeats from Monday 9pm.] Another chance to hear this three part series, in which historian and broadcaster Tamsin Rosewell looks at the history of the idea and images that surround the apocalypse. From Ragnarok, through to The Book of Revelation and our modern scientific concerns about astronomical events and human-created disaster, Tamsin explores how our ideas have changed - and where our preoccupations have stayed the same. This show brings together interviews with scientists, art historians, ecclesiastical archivists, award-winning novelists, bloggers and political advisors to take an uncomfortably close look at something that has fascinated us for thousands of years: the idea of the end. Produced by Tim Jenkins.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] A monthly show about literature in translation, presented by Silvia Rothlisberger. Featuring writers and translators from around the world discussing contemporary translated books. Today: Silvia talks to translator Fionn Petch about his translations from Spanish of authors Luis Sagasti, Renato Cisneros and Jorge Consiglio. Plus, an invitation to the London Spanish Book & Zine Fair and The Festival of Queer Spanish Literature in London, both festivals taking place in October. Visit literarysouth.org for more information.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson presents a DFS Algonquin Table for the post-thought era. This week’s show is a world exclusive live session as Nick Saloman aka The Bevis Frond performs tracks from his new album, Little Eden for the first time on earthly airwaves. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page. [RepeatsTuesday 7am.]
1:00pm - 2:00pm
A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: Dr Rogers Lubilo, leader of the Zambian Community based Natural Resources Management Forum, speaks to Sonny about local communities' approach, and challenges to natural resource management for rural development in Southern Africa. First broadcast 17 September 2020. See mixcloud.com/talkingafrica for more Talking Africa shows. [Repeats 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: an Americas show as Kevin plays tracks from the Harry Smith Anthology and the collections of Alan Lomax and Frank and Anne Warner. [Repeats Monday 12pm.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 5pm.] Chiara Ambrosio conducts monthly conversations about how marginalised and underrepresented artists and the city interact and shape each other and how the socio-political shifts in London affect art. This month: Chiara is joined by researcher, writer and lecturer Ross Macfarlane. Together we set off towards the edge of London, to find out what happens there, and on the way we encounter different kinds of end and departure points, and reconfigure our compasses according to a new set of coordinates. For more information visit raftalondonstory.com.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 6pm.] Shorter one-off broadcast works.
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: presenter Hassan Khan is joined by International Blind Tennis player Odette Battarel. Odette tells us the importance behind National Eye Health week and how people can prevent simple sight loss if they take precautions, adopt a good diet and quit smoking. She discusses her other passions including cycling and gardening, and her work for the charity, Croydon Vision. Contact email@example.com. [Repeats Monday 2pm.]
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 we continue with the theme of Radical Care, we hear from our Meet Me volunteers Manuela and Christine about their experiences and celebrate the incredible contribution all the volunteers bring to our Meet Me programme. Rachel Bennett and Tim Gardner reflect on the Meet Me Choir as Choir members return to the Red Room at the Albany, the first time since March 2020! The Ambient Jam collective provide our mindful moment this week. Presented by Ron Savill and Rosaline Muirhead. Produced by Sarah Philips and Hannah Stewart. A co-production by the Albany and Entelechy Arts. Interested in volunteering with Meet Me? Call us 020 8692 4446 or email MeetMe@thealbany.org.uk.
5:30pm - 6:00pm
The Sacrament of Yes – an audio sculpture by John Dignan (aka Mr. Seven). A terrifying insight into a forbidden realm; the dark shadow concealing the basest of rituals. [Repeats Saturday 11am.]
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: Debbie honours the anniversary of her younger daughter's passing with a favourite track and shares a megablaster frequency-raising new music mix featuring Bantu/Ancient Astronauts, Islandman, Susana Baca, Eparapo, Vedina Rose, Dos Santos, and Jazzmeia Horn. She also gives RNLI a voice, praising all they are doing rescuing everyone whatever their circumstances. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe. [Repeats Sunday 4pm.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week: a vehicle rescuing poet who was one of the pioneers of tango music, rambunctious slide whistle playing from the dance halls of Paris, an early appearance by Django Reinhardt and hot recordings by Wilbur Sweatman, Louis Mitchell and Ted Lewis. [Repeats Friday 2pm.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Pull The Plug #500: Virgin Crunch Special. A sequel of sorts to Pull The Plug's 100th episode special, Johnny presents another rummage through the lo-fi recording antics of the furtive duo (and occasional trio) dubbed Virgin Crunch. "Johnny Seven delves into late '70s cassette culture via the idiosyncratic and hyper obscure home recordings of Virgin Crunch. Through the late '70s and early '80s Virgin Crunch made hundreds of tapes, with much teenage enthusiasm (and equal amounts of ineptitude) VC made a kind of mouthy raw punk, disco-concréte that seems nothing if not refreshingly off-map", Richard Thomas. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Pull The Plug on Facebook. [Repeats Friday 10am.]
10:30pm - 11:00pm
New music monthly from the SHAPE Platform. This month: Jessika Khazrik delivers a special mixtape. Her computational, techno-political and literary practice nurtures a multiplicity of voices. Scavenging sounds and text from ancient pharmacopoeia of healing, online and on-site detritus, citizen media, and militarised ads and technologies, Khazrik’s sonic scapes intimately investigate the techno-political premises of the military economies we inhabit or forget. SHAPE is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. [Repeated Wednesday 3.30am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: new releases from Random Dreddy, Dubzta, DJ Eastwood, Chameleon Audio, E3 Breaks, Slimzos Recordings, Mr Peoples, Earthspin recordings, fresh dubs from Crowbeats, Waifer, Shannonparks, and Grime classics from Syer B and Wiley. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm. [Repeats 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.