Monday 20th March
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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: with his recent life-changing visit to space on the Blue Origin space craft, Rob talks with actor, writer and now astronaut, William Shatner. Visit robsimone.com for more information.
1:00am - 2:00am
Sleeping Dogs Lie
[Repeated from Sunday 3.30am.] Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax. For more information visit Sleeping Dogs Lie on Facebook, Mixcloud and WhitelabelRecs Bandcamp.
2:00am - 3:00am
Constellations Of Listening
[Repeated from Saturday 8.30pm.] International feminist group Shortwave Collective search for radio reception via homemade radios, EMF, VLF, VHF scanners and other radio devices. Constellations of Listening draws on material sourced over many months and across time zones, from listening sites connecting environments, technologies and voices. For more information visit shortwavecollective.net
3:00am - 5:00am
The Dangerous Supplement
Ed Baxter presents a fascinating selection of recordings from the archives of London Musicians’ Collective - mostly live performances from the 1990s and early 2000s - the "golden era" of experimental music. [Repeats Saturday 5am.]
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Friday 2.30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: The Last Straw. Professor Bill Burns presents the second part and second version of his ongoing project; a readymade libretto; the Art Review Power 100 List, a collaboration between Burns and Andrew Zukerman, this rendition sung and chanted by Zoe Alexis-Abrams and John Creson. First broadcast 22 July 2016.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: Coping in the Polycrisis - Homer-Dixon and Hendlin. Systems and security expert Thomas Homer-Dixon: situation update and battered hope. From Rotterdam, Dr. Yogi Hendlin, exploring the brains of fossil fuel lovers as the house is on fire. Homer-Dixon is author of "The Upside of Down" and "The Ingenuity Gap", Director of the Cascades Institute. He says these times of concurrent crises are the new normal. The future will be even stranger. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact email@example.com.
7:00am - 9:00am
Global Globules With Baconface
Another chance to hear 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. [Does not repeat.]
9:00am - 10:00am
The Sampler Mixtape
[Repeated from Friday Noon.] A weekly mixtape of eclectic new music from Sound and Music. For more information and complete tracklist visit www.thesampler.org or follow us @samplernews.
10:00am - 11:00am
The MW Residency
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] A monthly residency celebrating experiments in music and sound by women, NB and GNC people. Curated by Katie Callin. March's resident is RÓIS - the founder of Manchester's What She Said - with a takeover of club bangers and dancefloor fillers. Tweet to @theMWresidency.
11:00am - 11:30am
A talk show about ideas and culture, produced and presented by Neil Denny. Each show features guests from the worlds of science or the arts in conversation. This week: Fiona McFarlane on her latest novel, The Sun Walks Down. Visit littleatoms.com for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeats Saturday 9am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
Tin Can Review
James Hodder present melodic new music by singer-songwriters and Americana artists. [Repeats Wednesday 3pm.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Traditional Music Hour
[Repeated from Thursday 2pm.] Kevin Sheils presents an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. This week: Irish Concertina Music, Norwegian and Shetland Fiddle plus a mixed bag of songs.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Calling All Pensioners
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: Age UK calls for an amnesty on prepayment meters so older people can get them removed from their homes. The National Pensioners Convention highlights what was behind the SOS NHS demo staged on 11th March by a new coalition of campaign groups and trade unions which are demanding emergency funding for the NHS. We share coverage of a supporter at the rally and NHS midwife, Laura, plus former Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn care of Keep Our NHS Public. Age UK pays tribute to you for the 31,186 of you who signed their letter to the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, telling him to end long waits for social care. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeats Sunday 2pm.]
2:00pm - 2:30pm
[Repeated from Thursday 4pm.] James Sloan presents conversations and music from the communities around Disability Advice Service Lambeth. Contact email@example.com. Twitter @smashingdasl.
2:30pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11am.] NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: continuing with the Women's History Month 2023 series, in the first of three episodes featuring Editorial Tables: Reciprocal Hospitalities, NND talks to Lily Hall, Yvonne Billimore and Jussi Koitela, co-curators of the collaborative project between The Showroom and Frame Contemporary Art Finland which celebrates the production and dissemination of knowledge through independent, experimental and artist-led publishing, with an emphasis on intersecting feminist and decolonial perspectives. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd.
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Back In My Day
[Repeated from Saturday 3.30pm.] A special broadcast from South London Gallery by the Art Assassins, as part of Who's On It, a celebration of youth culture in London, discussing what it means to be young today - from popular culture to the cost-of-living crisis and everything in between. The Art Assassins, SLG’s young people’s forum, work together with contemporary artists, designers, filmmakers and each other to create events for other young people and a wider audience.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Embark on a journey with the Spencer family as they go on a musical holiday to all four corners of the world. This week: a niche historical event joins Isolation Vacation's niche choices of music. Thirteen years since Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland started erupting, we take a look at volcanic activity in music. Including techno, folk, funk, and, naturally, plenty of rock. [Repeated Friday 6am.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
In our 20th year of broadcasting, another chance to hear select episodes of Martin Williams' extraordinary hand-made documentary series from 2008. [Repeats Wednesday 1pm.]
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Nunhead American Radio with Lewis Schaffer
A programme for the American community in Nunhead, south east London, presented by New York comic Lewis Schaffer and co-hosted by American economist Lisa Moyle. Today: Week 19 of Lewis Schaffer's "March toward Death" where Lewis goes over his calendar with mother of four, Lisa, in this Mother's Day Special. Lewis actually says nice things about the mother of his children! Visit lewisschaffer.co.uk/radio for more information. [Repeats Saturday 9.30am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
One Life Left
An hour-long celebration of everything that's great about videogames. Hosted by Ste Curran, Simon Byron and Ann Scantlebury, the show features the latest news, reviews and gossip from the world of gaming, usually with a studio guest. You don't need to be a gaming expert to appreciate the show - One Life Left offers something for everyone, whether you are a hardcore League of Legends player or someone who's occasionally loaded up Candy Crush. Visit onelifeleft.com for more information. [Repeats Saturday 10am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
New works for radio realised by BA1 sound artists from London College of Communication, comprising "Tales of Time" made by Charlie Atkins, George Coggan, Zaron Lane and Ben Shiels; "What is Sound Art?" by Sun Sun, Wendi Shen, Ruby Tainton and Vit Trojanovski; "Cicada" by Evaneh Bennett, Louie Bourne, Tata Cheng, Miles Lukoszevieze, Daniel Marin-Morejon, Kiana Selusenkova and Lucas Yoshimura Wood; "Unheard Screams" by Robert Burton, Saia Dugan, Mario Edwards-Roberts, Robin Goodfellow, Amani Okundi, Gabriel Paz and Jay Smith-Wratten; and "Worship" by Declan Agrippa and Saffron Hassan. First broadcast 3 February 2023. [Repeats Tuesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
The Naked Short Club
Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world with psychedelic sounds and sometimes poetry. This week’s guests: Rebecca Barkin (Lamina1); Louis Gargour (LNG Capital). [Repeats Thursday 9am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
A monthly programme with Kristopher Winter, dedicated to the exploration of Eastern European culture. For more information visit Polifony on Facebook. Listen to previous shows on Mixcloud. [Repeated Sunday 6am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
The audio magazine from South London's foremost music and arts lab, Iklectik. [Repeats Saturday 1.30am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
Gaffer Tape And Glitter
[Repeated from Saturday 9.30pm.] Queer punk band Irn Brunette meet others from the DIY music scene. This month: Irn Brunette chats to Malaysian queer band Shh...Diam! - one of the best DIY bands in the world. They have been lighting up the Kuala Lumpur gig scene since 2009 with tunes that are by turns catchy, rebellious, funny and heartfelt, and sometimes all at once.