2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 11am.] Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. This week: sublime new sounds from Christine Ott, Stephan Barrett & Sylvia Hallett, Simon James, Dunning & Underwood, France Jobin, Peter Wullen & Sylvia Solanas and a recent re-discovery from the DJ Food archives. Further details at: robinthefog.com.
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 9pm.] A weekly show dedicated to the phenomenon that is K-pop! Korean presenter Keissi takes you on a journey through Korean pop music from the 1990s to the present day. For more information visit K-Pop Journey on Facebook. For archive shows visit keissi.com/radioarchive.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. Tonight's show is based on a single sample from a Tom Jones record mixed in with Bob and Roberta’s piano expertise. Dance along to the Loop Drawing Song. Rich Little drums and selects some records.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 11pm.] Flora Pitrolo plays music from the dark synth underground on the second Monday of each month. Visit ACC on Facebook or Tweet to @colderlondon for more information. Archive (2011 - present) to be found on Mixcloud. ACC also broadcasts on Skopje’s Kanal 103 every last Sunday of the month, 21.00 - 23.00.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Friday 12pm.] Presented by Nick Brown of Intoxica Record Shop and dedicated to the dignity of vinyl, giving centre stage to new vinyl reissue releases, spotlighting Content Themes and specific artists' careers - and generally playing the gloriously unheralded low-brow rock and soul of the 20th Century, all rendered on little slabs of black plastic. This week, hear strange facts about Eden Abbez and obscure information on The 3 1/2. For further information and general waffle, contact email@example.com.
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: joining musical dots with two tracks each from six new and disparate albums from Japan. Okinawa ‘Gorge’ and ethno-electronic, Okinawa Americana and minyo meets avant-garde, and Japanese singer sings in Portuguese in collaboration with musicians from Uruguay, and Brazilian singer collaborates with Japanese musicians. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] In a three part series curator, artist and musician Aki Onda explores the work of Filipino ethnomusicologist turned composer José Maceda (1917 - 2004), who bridged the Western avant-garde music with the indigenous sounds of his homeland. Episode 3: Compositions for Five Pianos and Western orchestra. Special guest: Chris Brown who produced three of Maceda’s albums for the Tzadik label.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show is devoted entirely to a concert from Iklectik on 3rd October featuring the Bergen Impro Storband and the London Improvisers Orchestra, beautifully recorded by Jeff Ardron of St Austral Sound, featuring conduction by Caroline Kraabel, Dave Leahy, Steve Beresford, Thore Warland and Ole Andre Farstad. [Repeats 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 Alabama 3's Orlando Harrison, children's entertainer Adam Harry and comedian and playwright Becky Fury. They discuss the lies they have told or heard while working in the arts. Topics include: telling a promoter your hour-long show is ready and then having to perform a half-finished show to the public; rock 'n' roll lies from management, record labels and lead singers; pretending to be a member of the Sex Pistols and giving the Evening Standard an exclusive interview; stand-up comics winning the 'big awards' for shows they have got other people to write for them, and the biggest lies you tell – the ones you tell yourself. For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeats 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, from the National Pensioners Convention’s 1st October webinar to mark UN International Day of Older Persons: Connections For All: Digital & The Right to Choose, NPC general secretary, Jan Shortt highlights that scams and the costs of going online act as a barrier, and Jo Stevens MP, Shadow Secretary, Digital Culture, Media & Sport, maintains we should have the choice of going online or not. Plus, Independent Age's report 'Patiently Waiting' addresses the long waiting times for hospital treatment in England. See NPC’s petition to ensure everyone who is waiting for six months or longer for treatment has a personalised care plan. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 6.30pm.] Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: a light-touch thought-provoking new music mix. Kadiale Kouyate, Lekan Babalola, Sabrina Francis and Monoswezi join Canary Islands based KingL Man's (Dave Watts) Headonix album which gives a beautiful and powerful voice to Senegalese artists' seeking safety. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 1.30pm.] 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. Today: The Lallas dedicate the show entirely to their favourite songs.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: if you’re a fan of amazing American artists Levon Helm, The Band, BB King, or Bob Dylan, you won’t want to miss this sit-down with piano wizard Brian Mitchell who has been a first call ivory tickler for a few decades. [Repeats Thursday 7am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Travel to Japan with Nick Luscombe and James Greer as they explore the sound of Tokyo. This week: Japanese ambient percussionist and composer Midori Takada features in the third and final installment of shows exploring MSCTY Studio’s partnership with leading Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. We are back at the V&A Dundee on the bonnie banks of the Tay, where Takada’s musical contribution for the interior of the building merges with sounds of Japanese riverbanks, and an interview Nick Luscombe recorded in 2017. For more information visit www.mscty.space. [Repeats Wednesday 4am.]
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: music from Van Der Graaf Generator, Black Country New Road, Mr Sterile Assembly, Rascal Reporters, Sebkha-Chott, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Magma, and Time of Orchids. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeats 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 edition has been produced by Andy Armstrong. For more of Andy's work see creamwhite.bandcamp.com. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeats 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. Today: Rob talks with Martian researcher, George Haas about his findings of possible ancient structures photographed by orbiting satellites on the surface of Mars, that could be the remains of alien life. Visit robsimone.com for more information.