12:00am - 1:00am

Is Black Music

The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. Tonight: we play tracks from the African country music album compilation released by Olvido in 2019. Artists featured on the playlist include Josaya Hadebe, Petrus Mntamba and Sammy Ngaku. For more information visit isblackmusic.com. [Repeats Saturday 11pm.]

1:00am - 2:30am

The Sound Projector Radio Show

[Repeated from Friday 5.30pm.] A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: new music from July 2023. Hear album tracks and unusual sounds from 75 Dollar Bill, HEX & Doravideo, Flocks, White Stains, Lisa Stenberg, Peter Soderberg, Reverse Image, Tunnels of Ah, Anders Lauge Meldgaard, Paarabola, and Silicon Sands. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information.

2:30am - 8:00am

Day For Night

A selection of recent highlights, archival surprises, programmes that deserve a repeat and those that slipped through the net, taking you through from the wee hours to breakfast. With occasional forays into the Resonance Extra programme of new music and sound art - and further afield.

8:00am - 9:00am

Dig That Treasure

[Repeated from Sunday 8pm.] Will Hall presents 60 minutes monthly of forgotten, underrated and under-appreciated pop and folk music from across the world. International scenes are at home alongside outsider musics, demos and covers, film and game soundtracks, and long-lost rarities in this decentred selection. Follow @digthattreasure on Instagram.

9:00am - 10:00am

Lucky Cat

[Repeated from Monday 2pm.] If Wong Kar Wai had a radio show. Lucky Cat is a spicy chop suey of music and culture produced and presented by Zoë Baxter.

10:00am - 11:00am

Langham Research Centre

[Repeated from Tuesday 8pm.] Langham Research Centre present musique concrète and electronic music from previous times along with recent releases. Rarely heard works along with little-known and neglected composers as well as those who are renowned and celebrated.

11:00am - 12:00pm

Intoxica Radio Hour

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 Jackie Opel, The Losers and The Byron Gosh Band. For further information and general waffle, contact intoxica@intoxica.co.uk. [Repeats Sunday 10pm.]

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Farside Radio

Music from the catalogues of Far Side Music, the world's primary source for East Asian sounds, presented by Paul Fisher. This week: Cool Tokyo, at the turn of the century. Indie pop, club pop, Shibuya kei, from one of the most culturally fertile periods of Japanese music, as artists discovered their own identities and took their music around the world, with some of the coolest sounds on the planet. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information. [Repeats Saturday 5.30pm.]

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Micro Clear Spot

[Repeated from Tuesday 10pm.] Shorter specials and one-off programmes.

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Gate Kicks

Introduced by DJ Ritchie Rich, multi-instrumentalist Duane aka Mr Amazing, and singer Labake Anisere, and produced by people with learning disabilities at the Gate Arts Centre, Gate Kicks covers art, music, dance, film, theatre and offers a hub where this truly underground art scene is exposed to a larger audience. [Repeats Monday 6pm.]

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Late Lunch with Out to Lunch

Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. This week: Ben broadcasts a recording made by Ammas (the Late Lunch house band) at Maigalerie, German daily newspaper Junge Welt's showcase in Berlin, to celebrate an exhibition of monoprints by Cape Town artist Garth Erasmus. With Garth Erasmus on alto sax and musical bow; Michel Chevalier on bass clarinet; Out To Lunch on piano and mouthnoise; Peter Baxter on drumset and percussion. The concert took place on 16th May, and there's also a track recorded at a flat in Prenzlauberg two days later: Erasmus, Baxter and Lunch improvise on little instruments. [Repeats Sunday 6am.]

3:00pm - 3:30pm


[Repeated from Thursday 10.30pm.] Radia, the international group of independent cultural radio stations, presents a new show realised by one of its members, exploring "new and forgotten ways of making radio." Visit radia.fm for more information.

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Balling the Jack

[Repeated from Friday 9pm.] Joe Cushley explores 13 Bar Blues and Twisted Roots music from around the globe. From the the 1920s to the present day, from the barrel-house to the arthouse via the bedsit, from Mali to Mississippi to the Mekong via New Malden - every culture has its blues. For more information visit Balling The Jack on Facebook. E-mail ballingthejack1@gmail.com.

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Spizz FM

An on-going audio autobiography from the punk and post-punk legend that is Spizz. News topics this week: Blue Carpet Band spilt, last Aston Villa game of the season. The gig guide features Soap Girls and Gary Numan; tracks by Delta Unit, Dana Gillespie and The Spizzles; New Band Spots by North Sea Fever and JW Paris. For more information visit the Spizzenergi Facebook page. Tweet to @spizzenergi. [Repeats Saturday 8am.]

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Radio Public

A monthly programme created by Workshop 24, a sound, visual and socially engaged art collective working in the Midlands. Each programme emanates from our experience of the local, creating a portal into sonic possible worlds. Episode 19: Drawing Songs. Today's show features songs from Stourbridge-based artist, singer and songwriter Elena Thomas's album Drawing Songs, combined with It Felt Like Lines, an improvised performance piece from Bill Laybourne which begins with stems from Elena's album. We end with a new song from Reno & Me. [Repeats Sunday 11am.]

6:30pm - 7:30pm

A World In London

DJ Ritu MBE presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: DJ Ritu is in conversation with Abi Sampa and Rushil Ranjan of Orchestral Qawwali Project, ahead of their upcoming Royal Albert Hall show with the Royal Philharmonic on 27 May 2024. Also, Anatolian soul by Olcay Bayir, Greek/Balkans brass from Local Heroes band, Estonian Jazz by JT Conception, and global classical from the Orchestra Of Everywhere. [Repeats Saturday 3.30pm.]

7:30pm - 8:00pm

Arty Facts

[Repeated from Sunday 1.30pm.] Arty Facts with Master J is a show about working in the arts. Today: Master J is joined by musical theatre actor Karen Holmes. Karen is currently on national tour in Greatest Days – The Official Take That Musical. In this review show, they discuss the theatre production, The Ballad of Hattie and James, at the Kiln Theatre. Topics include: cancelled shows and refunds, relaxed performances and walkouts, gender natural toilets and urinals. Warning: this show may break tradition of the series, and actually contain a review of the theatre show mentioned, equally as likely, is that it won't. For more information visit Master J on Facebook.

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Clear Spot

One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts. [Repeats Thursday 10am.]

9:00pm - 9:30pm

K-Pop Journey

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. [Repeats Sunday 4.30am.]

9:30pm - 10:30pm

Club Integral Radio Show

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 concert series in London. [Repeats Friday 12am.]

10:30pm - 11:00pm


[Repeated from Tuesday 7.30pm.] David McKenna presents the best in underground and out of left-field French music. This week: including SIHR, Lamina, Rim'K & Alpha Wann, Alan Regardin and Heloïse Thibault & Olmo Guadagnoli.

11:00pm - 12:00am

Fog Cast

A series of late night deep listening soundtracks presented by Robin The Fog. Tonight, we're delighted to bring you a sequel to last week's triple bill of extended works by Laraaji, Claire M. Singer and Rebecca Saunders, in which we'll hear works from their respective albums 'Sun Gong', 'Saor' and 'Skin'. An astonishing listen from three of the most sublime artists working today. Come drift into the night... Further details at: robinthefog.com. [Repeats Sunday 2.30am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

Tunes From Turtle Island

New releases and old favourites from the indigenous musicians of North America. Selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew GJ. For more info see facebook.com/tunesfromturtleisland and tunesfromturtleisland.eu. [Repeats Saturday 8.30pm.]