12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] A show dedicated to the sharing of a passion for Grime music, presented mixed and hosted by DJ BPM. Tonight: DJ BPM showcases mostly dubs and exclusives that have been sent to her by international independent grime artists, producers and vocalists Vigo7R (Russia), Pakin (Japan), Ex Peao & Berna (Portugal), SixtyP (Czech Republic), El Carnicero (USA), Blvck Covvboys (USA), John Brown the Rebel (USA), Cosmos (UK), Dubzta (UK), Filthy Gears (UK), Major Grave (Eire), JT the Goon (UK). Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @feraldubs.
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Thursday 9pm.] New music with The Wire magazine. Adventures In Sound And Music is hosted by members of the magazine staff: Emily Bick, Chris Bohn, Phil England, James Gormley, Joseph Stannard, Derek Walmsley, Meg Woof and Shane Woolman. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information.
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 Friday 11.30pm.] Modulisme (which translates as Modularism) is a series devoted to out of leftfield modular synthesis. This week: Buchlaïsms. The Buchla synthesiser – often labelled as the Stradivarius of synthesisers – is one of the most innovative musical vessels ever designed. It's named after electronics pioneer Don Buchla, who manufactured his first modular synthesiser in 1963, The Buchla Series 100. The Music Easel appeared in 1973 so we are celebrating both a diamond and silver jubilee to close 2023. This first homage offers the music of Suzanne Ciani, Layne, Illusion of Safety, Thomas Dimuzio, Philippe Petit, Encoder, Untermensch, Ernie Morgan, Øivind Olsen. Bon appetite! For more information visit modulisme.info/sessions.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 2pm.] Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week, Ben presents an OTL Word Jazz Special: a text called "Heart String Pucker Lips" written at the Eagle on Farringdon Road last Wednesday, and performed with Peter Baxter on percussion; "Mission Frame Bitter Schoen" written for Zappadan (a Frank Zappa Memorial Barbecue held at Springfield Bowls Club in Acton last Friday) at the request of bassist Ian Stone, with Stone on bass, Graham Davis on slide guitar and Helen Tate on violin. Half-time single is Johnny "Guitar" Watson's "Love Jones" overdubbed with trumpet by Paul Shearsmith in Stuttgart, track courtesy Emry Thomas and the Watsonian Institute. "Devotion, an Approach to the Baroque" is a solo Out To Lunch effort using synth by Graham Davis recorded in May 2020, and the show finishes with "Winch Shed Witch Flew" recorded at Tjinder Singh of Cornershop's studio in August 2016, produced by Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells with violin by Helen Tate and percussion by Peter Baxter.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE. This week's show features amongst other things, Johnny Morris jamming with Morton Subotnik.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 3pm.] A Radio Web MACBA commission of Jon Leidecker, providing and overview of appropriative collage in music in seven episodes. As recording supplanted sheet music in the 20th century, the presence of communal influence became unavoidably obvious once again as composers began to use recordings to make new recordings. From the beginning, recordings have been instruments.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's episode is a string-heavy affair, featuring new work from Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh, Daniel Thompson, Elliott Sharp, plus an homage to Lol Coxhill from Mike Cooper and friends. Even your host scrapes some strings on the violina. In fact, all in all, probably 200 strings resonate throughout the course of this show. [Repeats Friday 1am.]
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Master J presents the seventh of eight different Arts Based Game Shows that Won’t Work. For this week's show, the least accessible of the eight, the confused and befuddled guests are: music producer King Ahmed, model Sara Pereiro, screenwriter James Ruzicka, and musical theatre actor Karen Holmes. The game show is called "The Really Big Arts Based Aptronymic Antonym Rhetorical Quiz Show". The rules will be explained, heads will be examined, and confusion will reign. As always, you can play along at home! For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeats Wednesday 7.30pm.]
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 reacts to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement and highlights that those nearing retirement could now suffer a loss of benefits if they cannot prove their inability to work. Age UK shares that The Silver Line Helpline has celebrated its 10th anniversary and, in speaking to the helpline's staff, volunteers and the older people it helps, continues to make a life-changing difference. Our musical tributes are to George Brown, a founding member of pop/R&B band, Kool & the Gang, and a key contributor to several of the band's biggest hits; and to Terry Venables, English footballer and manager who played for clubs including Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
[Repeated from Friday 12pm.] A weekly mixtape of eclectic new music from Sound and Music. This week: hosted by Laonikos, featuring Katta, Kojey Radical, Rufus Isabel Elliot, Red Note Ensemble, Tanizaki, Genta Nirvana, Klein, lucy gooch, Moor Mother, Florence Anna Maunders, tomy-robo. For more information and complete tracklist visit www.thesampler.org or follow us @samplernews.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 6.30pm.] Debbie Golt FRSA takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week: Debbie plays music to heal and recharge with Aziza Brahim, Senny Camara, Syriana, Eparapo remixed,Tony Kofi and Alina Hip Harp, Sumsuch and Will Brock, Dayme Arocena, a double appearance from Thorpido and a special track sent by Abid Baig in English and Hebrew 'How Many More', a heartfelt song about the lost children - and streets - of Gaza. For more details follow @outerglobe on Instagram and Twitter.
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.
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. This week: Simon Tyszko and Elo Masing remix a collaborative composition - "Rhyzomatically More Than Human" - to include a soundscape comprising recent live streams of drones originally broadcast directly from the unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe unfolding live in Gaza today, and Elo gets to say how she feels about Germany being on the wrong side of history once again. Visit theculture.net/ for more information. [Repeats Friday 8am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A collective of DJs and artists explores a selected theme each week through music and conversation. This month: Ali Mono takes the reins exploring the theme 'Shadow' with contributions from other members. Expect echo, reverberations, mystery and mood. Listen to archived shows on Mixcloud. For more information visit Synaptic Island on Twitter and Instagram. [Repeats Wednesday 8am.]
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. Follow the playlist on Twitter @OtherRockShow. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeats Tuesday 8am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
[Repeated from Wednesday 11am.] Presented by Nick Brown and the Intoxica Records Radio Hour Choir, direct descendants of the Intoxica Records Shop. The show is dedicated to the dignity of vinyl, spotlighting Content Themes, specific artists' careers and generally playing the gloriously unheralded beat, soul and honkers of the 20th Century, all rendered on little slabs of black plastic. This week: music from the wired and wonderful world of The Pygmies, Glenn Reeves and The Ape Quartet. For further information and general waffle, contact email@example.com.
11:00pm - 12:00am
Field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This is the last in a series of 4 editions entitled 'Amazonia Revisited', airing over the second half of 2023 as part of our framework:afield programming. This episode has been produced by Dave Phillips, and is entitled 'Solos & Amazon Mutations'. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeats Thursday 8am.]