12:00am - 1:00am

Grime for the Unconverted

[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: forthcoming releases from Blessed, SKMAKESBEATS, M4xwell, Tormented Audio, Jone Cash, DJ Echo, DJ Absurd & Genesis Elijah, Mr Peoples and more. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm

1:00am - 2:30am

Adventures in Sound and Music

[Repeated from Thursday 9pm.] New music with The Wire magazine. This week: Derek Walmsley focuses on OkrainaRecords, the Belgium label run by Philippe Delvosalle whose adventurous and experimental visions of folk music with playful artwork by Gwénola Carrère have created some of the most distinctive records around today. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information. 

2:30am - 3:30am

Fog Cast

[Repeated from Wednesday 11pm.] Robin The Fog presents a series of late-night, deep listening soundtracks for our current era of isolation. This week: we're celebrating two special occasions - the Psyché Tropes launch party for Mark Vernon's Tape Letters From The Waiting Room occurring at Iklectik on Friday 21 January (with all proceeds to homeless charity Crisis) and also the launch of the compilation, Hauntology In UK, on Eighth Tower Records; both of which are linked in more ways than one. Featuring music from Merkaba Macabre, Pascal Savy, Rapoon & Sonologyst, and of course Mark Vernon himself. Further details at: robinthefog.com

3:30am - 4:30am

Sleeping Dogs Lie

Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax. For more information visit Sleeping Dogs Lie on Facebook, Mixcloud and WhitelabelRecs Bandcamp. [Repeats Monday 1am.]

4:30am - 5:00am

K-Pop Journey

[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

Make Your Own Damn Music

[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. This week: During an imposed period of isolation due to contracting Covid-19, Bob has been learning German, Italian and French with the help of the Duolingo app. This show features acoustic recordings of activity in his studio mixed in with manipulations of Bob's foreign language explorations and music chosen by DJ Rich Little, including tracks from John Lurie and Bennie Goodman.

6:00am - 7:00am


[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] A monthly programme with Kristopher Winter, dedicated to the exploration of Eastern European culture. For more information visit Facebook. Listen to previous shows on Mixcloud

7:00am - 8:00am

Facing Extinction

[Repeated from Friday 1pm.] A timely repeat of a seven part series of discussion, research and argument from Gustav Metzger's landmark 2014 conference at the University for the Creative Arts.

8:00am - 9:00am

Farside Radio

[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: adventurous Korean sounds played on plucked strings. Challenging, avant-garde, experimental takes on Korean traditions, from what is currently one of the world’s most exciting roots music scenes. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information. 

9:00am - 10:00am

The Curtain Up Show

[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today: Nathan looks at musicals that are yet to make their way to the London stage. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix. 

10:00am - 11:00am

The Opera Hour

[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes.

11:00am - 12:00pm

Midnight Echoes

[Repeated from Wednesday 5.30pm.] Atmospheric soundscapes combining ambient music, field recordings and internet ephemera. This week: Senyawa, Laura Cannell and Interstellar Funk. For more information visit rogatchevski.com. Instagram @echoesmidnight.

12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Ambrosia Rasputin ShowHighlight

Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show features Nick Robinson’s guitar adventures, Time Trout treat us from New York, Rob Mills blows through a tunnel, Jowe Head updates Schubert, Sonder 2 is released, Douglas Benford provides isolation offerings, and worst of all, the world premiere of Nasal Swab. [Repeats Friday 1am.]

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Arty Facts

Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Today: Master J is joined by West End theatre performer Karen Holmes. Continuing on from last week’s show they listen to four more of the songs nominated for the 2022 Grammy Song of the Year. With the 64th Grammy Awards indefinitely postponed, Arty Facts helps out by discussing the merits of each song and then deciding the winner. Songs critiqued and scored include: Billie Eilish’s Happier Than Ever, Kiss Me More by Doja Cat featuring SZA, Silk Sonic’s Leave the Door Open, and Montero by Lil Nas X. This is the second in a three-part series, at the conclusion of which the winner will be crowned, and Karen Holmes, having heard the song once, will attempt to sing it. For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeats Thursday 3.30am.]

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Calling All Pensioners

[Repeated from Monday 1pm.] Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: Age UK’s Dr Elizabeth Webb discusses what we know about the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and how best to protect ourselves. Plus advice on testing for the virus variants. England-based pensioners’ charity, Independent Age, updates on its claiming Pension Credit campaign and where some 440,000 older people eligible for it are still not claiming it. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Lucky CatHighlight

If Wong Kar Wai had a radio show. Lucky Cat is a tasty chop suey of musical treats with East Asian movie reviews and recipes in the dim sum lunchbox, presented by Zoë Baxter. This week: we are treated to a guest mix by Wanita Music founder, DJ Jawa Jones. [Repeats Wednesday 3.30pm.]

4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Outerglobe

[Repeated from Thursday 6.30pm.] Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: in a full-on dance-oriented mix, rising UK artists lead with Juanita Euka's superb soukous 'n' latinx Strut Records debut alongside K.O.G's first own-name sortie on Heavenly Sweetness and Samia Malik's Celtic-infused Ghazals. Listen out for tracks inspired by spies and super-heroines, Zambian Dancehall and Venezuelan meditations. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Around The World With The Lallas

[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. This week: as we settle into the new year, Lara and Laura explore different charities and ways to give back. They chat with the founder of 'Music Lotto', Adrian Norman, who helps provide grants for independent artists, and Andrew Rose for weekly health tips.

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Sitting With Gianluca

Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. [Repeats Thursday 7am.]

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: Simon discusses a post human future with Isotopica being the final radio programme on a solar powered loop, with an extended film library music mix including Pauline Oliveros and Hatfield and the North. Visit theculture.net/ for more information. [Repeats Thursday 5am.]

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Beethoven Was Wrong

A six part series about contemporary composers at UK universities. Each week Daniel James Ross visits a different music department and listen to pieces by staff and students, creating a musical map of the UK’s institutions. With access to scholarship and recorded music from all over history and the world, how do our institutions stay in the vanguard of musical expression? How do composers react to the twenty-first century? First broadcast 2015 and repeated now as part of our on-going 20th anniversary retrospective. [Repeats Wednesday 4am.]

9:00pm - 10:00pm

The Organ presents The Other Rock Show

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: new and recent releases and new bands, including tracks from Cardiacs, Radon Chong, Arcing Wires, Schleu, Craft, A Straw Assembly, Happy The Man, Imagination School, Enablers. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeats Thursday 8am.]

10:00pm - 11:00pm

Drones Of Hell

Ray Kirby presents an hour of Extreme Metal, featuring tracks old and new from the last three decades. For more information visit dronesofhell.blogspot.com. [Repeats Wednesday 2.30am.]

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 William Sannen, Miguel A. Garcia, Yen-Ting Hsu & Yannick Dauby, Roxanne Turcotte, Ana Laura Malmaceda, Mathias Guilbaud, and an intro by Ben Link Collins. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeats Wednesday 5am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

The Rob Simone Talk Show

[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 author Richard Sauder about the astonishing new developments of recently discovered technical patents of 'nuclear powered tunneling machines', owned and operated in secret by the U.S. and U.K. governments, that may include travel networks of the elite and missile technology. Visit robsimone.com for more information.