Saturday, 19 January

20:00 Southern Whirled Service (repeat)
[Repeated from Tuesday 6pm.] An exploration of the sounds and influences of south London music scenes with an emphasis on younger, newer artists. With Walter Lockwood, Theo Murchie and Louis Hudd playing the music that soundtracks their youth.
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20:30 Tony's Various Whatevers with Matthew Highton (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 11am.] The world's wildest stand-up Tony Law hosts his own entirely unpredictable radio series with broadcasting sidekick, surreal storyteller Matthew Highton.
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21:30 Nana Nicol's Cosmic Balaeric Slop
Sarah "Nana" Nicol delves into her trolley bag and pulls out a selection of out of leftfield disco, edits, and cosmic delights. [Repeated Wednesday 4am.]
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22:30 Very Loose Women (repeat)
[Repeated from Wednesday 9pm.] Three friends – Leonore Schick, Soila Apparicio and Florri Burton – like to make private conversations public. They discuss art, activism and women’s issues, often with special guests. This week: What are people's attitudes towards grey, white, or silver hair? Do you dye it, pluck it, avoid it? Or do you embrace it? In this episode, Very Loose Women and friends discuss common myths and fears around grey hair, and share some positive recent research. For more information visit or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio.
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23:00 Rago Radio (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 12am.] D.J and rapper Rago Foot navigates the cultural landscape of today’s music scenes by carefully weaving samples from past, present and future genres.
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00:00 Grime for the Uncoverted (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM, showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. Today the show kicks off with a new release from Pakin – grime MC from Fukushima. Bang Ya Head EP features Duff, Cata,rrh Nissan and MC Beyond, the original was produced by Youngstar with remixes by Darx and Kamass and Raid – pioneers of grime in Japan. Also showcasing unreleased dubs from JT the Goon, DJ Garna, Filthy Gears, forthcoming releases from Da Black Ops and grime classics from Alias. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
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Sunday, 20 January

11:00 Musical Minds (repeat)
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] An anecdotal history of classical music presented by 19 year-old composer and writer Jack Pepper. In this fortieth episode of Musical Minds, Jack explores the composer who juggled music with their position as a city governor and magistrate, the musician who used to play the piano at home in total darkness so that nobody could see them crying at the keyboard, and the drunk composer who thought he was leading an orchestral rehearsal – not realising that the theatre behind him was packed and the audience sat expectantly, this ‘rehearsal’ actually being the evening performance... Today’s music choices include a piano piece all about anchovies. All episodes can be heard on Follow @jrapepper on Twitter and use the hashtag #MusicalMinds.
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12:00 The Ambrosia Rasputin Show
Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week's show offers a trawl through the archives of the London Electric Guitar Orchestra, with founder John Bisset reminiscing and expounding on the madness underpinning the method. Part 1 of 2. [Repeated Friday 1am.]
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13:30 Arty Facts
Master J in conversation about the real life of the artist. This week: Master J puts the tricky questions to Mike Martin. Mike founded the multi instrumental comedy combo The London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra (The LPSO). He was awarded the Grand Order of Water Rats, ‘Rat of the Year 2015' by King Rat Rick Wakeman. We will also find out what it was like growing up with a father who (at the time) was a household name.  For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeated Thursday 3.30am.]
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14:00 Calling All Pensioners (repeat)
[Repeated from Monday 1pm]. Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: Lewisham Pensioners Forum’s IT buddy, Mark explains the help he provides older people with using technology; LPF members Marcia, Ray and Judy tell us what they get from attending; and the Forum's Chair, Bridgit Sam-Bailey, gives insight into the outcomes of their Knit and Natter group. Plus the National Pensioners Convention on the over-75s free TV Licence petition. Produced by DAGE (Deptford Action Group for the Elderly).
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15:00 The Relatively Good Radio Show
Cousins Richard Guard and Anna Crockatt celebrate the capital's past, present and future in the show where everything is live. Guest band this week: The Verklempt Family. With regulars Buffalo Bill, Alex The Greek, Big Sister Fi, Grandpa Zed and Mickey Science. [Repeated Wednesday 7am.]
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16:00 Definitely Dylan
Taking Tom Waits' description to heart - “Dylan is a planet to be explored” - Laura Tenschert presents a series dedicated to the planet that is Bob Dylan and his musical and cultural orbit. For more information visit [Repeated Thursday 4am.]
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17:00 Around The World with The Lallas (repeat)
[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: 2000’s last teenage year! For their first show of 2019 Laura and Lara will be taking a comical stab at what they think this year has in store for celebrities, politics, entertainment and themselves. Their 2019 pop quiz will be followed by a guest appearance from Cecile Sinclair who is kicking off the year by starring in the debut theatre production of NUNS by Robert Luxford at the Tristan Bates Theatre.
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18:00 Sitting with Gianluca
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: tbc. [Repeated Friday 5am.]
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19:00 Isotopica
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. Visit for more information. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
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Sunday, 20 January

20:00 Black 2 Comm
A genre free music show produced and presented by Paul Jackson. Each track connects to the following in a running order that switches between musical styles, dates and audio quality – often leading to strange and unlikely musical pairings. Visit for more information. [Repeated Thursday 2.30am.]
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21:00 The Organ presents The Other Rock Show
Marina Anthony presents rhythmically other, entertaining, perplexing and unashamedly progressive sounds, playing music that uses unusual time signatures, song structures and dynamics - sounds that break out of Western music's peculiar obsession with 4/4. Visit for more information. [Repeated Thursday 8am.]
23:00 framework
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 in Spain by Edu Comelles. Visit for more information.
00:00 The Rob Simone Talk Show (repeat)
[Repeated from Wednesday 9am.] Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. The Resonance FM fundraiser is upon us and to discuss it, we look back at 2018 and forward to 2019. Visit for more information.
01:00 Sleeping Dogs Lie
[Repeated from Sunday 3.30am.] Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax.

Monday, 21 January

02:00 Hoenn Sound
A conceptual radio show by SJ Wilson - all vinyl, all 33rpm. But all the vinyl is 45rpm techno (or otherwise) played at the slower speed setting. From pounding, pulsating techno jams to slow, chuggy, mesmerising soundscapes designed for the early hours of the morning... [Repeated Friday 12am.]
03:00 Bad Punk (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 10pm.] Hosted by Johny Brown and Inga Tillere of Band Of Holy Joy. This week: Keychanges are a mental health music collective. They have an album out this week showcasing the various talents that have passed through their studio throughout the last year. For more information visit or email
04:00 Smashing Records (repeat)
[Repeated from Wednesday 3.30pm.] Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. This week: tbc.
04:30 The Entrepreneurs (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 3.30pm.] Hosted by Matt Cliffe, an events and marketing entrepreneur, and Halina Hayre, a corporate marketing professional and videographer, The Entrepreneurs provides insight into the process of starting a business focusing on the daily lifestyle, successes and failures alongside inventive business strategies. Episode 1: Entrepreneur's Journey. Matt and Halina discuss their marketing and events businesses plus the journey and importance of entrepreneurship.
05:00 Wavelength (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 2:30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: David Robilliard reads his poems from A Box of Poems (1987) a CD published with The Yes No Quality of Dreams: "Coded and knowing, Robilliard's poems throw a sidewise glance at the night before. They shimmer with bitchy quips synonymous with the queer and 'mixed' subculture of 1980s London." Plus David Hindmarch, electroacoustic works featuring voice, and Sour New Year from Right Through by Ron Geesin.
06:00 Radio Ecoshock (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: Professor David Victor delivers a stiff warning from Nature: "Global warming will happen faster than we think". Then we talk with Mike Davis, author of Ecology of Fear and Planet of Slums. In 1990, Davis explained why California would burn. We get his reaction to being too right. Visit for more information.
07:00 Nostalgie Ya Mboka (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 1.30pm.] Mundele Mafuta presents classic dance music from the two Congos.
08:00 A World in London (repeat)
[Repeated from Wednesday 6.30pm.] DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: a southern Italian feast of music by Amaraterra, cooking up pizziche, tarantelle, stornelli, and the rhythms of the tamburello. 
09:00 Novara FM (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 1pm.] A weekly show dedicated to political theory and current affairs hosted by James Butler. This week James is joined by Richard Seymour to dig under the carapace of Brexit: under all the shenanigans in the House of Commons, what's really going on? What do people mean when they talk about the 'will of the people'? Is sovereignty just an illusion? And what kind of thing is a state, anyway? Find Novara on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. E-mail All previous shows are available at
10:00 More Women (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] Katie Callin and Hannah Hogan present left-field, experimental and alternative music exclusively by women, the third Friday of each month.
11:00 Little Atoms
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: tbc. Visit for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact [Repeated Saturday 9am.]
11:30 Micro Clear Spot
Time critical, one off and shorter occasional programmes. Today: Index on Censorship. [Repeated Saturday 6.30am.]
12:00 The Traditional Music Hour (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 2pm.] Reg Hall and Kevin Sheils (on alternate weeks) present an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield.
13:00 Calling All Pensioners
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: tbc. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeated Sunday 2pm.]
14:00 Suite (212)
A discussion show about the social and political issues around the arts, hosted by Juliet Jacques and Tom Overton. Follow @suite_212 on Twitter for more information. [Repeated Sunday 8am.]
15:00 The OST Show (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm.] Presented by Jonny Trunk, The OST Show is the only show anywhere dedicated to film music, TV music, library music and related recordings. Today we feature a newly released space rock score from a rarely seen Jodorwosky, represses from the mythical New Tape Library, and some saucy Italian material too. Visit for more information. Email
17:00 Living With London
An exploration of mood, memory, music and the city of London with menswear designer Simon Carter and Dalhousie founder Derek Taylor. This week Simon and Derek are joined by jeweller Donald Edge, known for his design style with diamonds, and jeweller to the stars. [Repeated Friday 6am.]
18:00 Six Pillars
Fari Bradley focuses on choice contemporary Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian sound, art and culture. This week: tbc. Visit for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 1pm.]
18:30 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, with musical accompaniment by The Relatives. Visit ​​​​​​radio ​for more information. [Repeated Saturday 9.30am.]
19:00 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 for more information. [Repeated Saturday 10am.]
20:00 The New Orleans Strut
A rollicking monthly journey through the sweaty bayous of New Orleans, Louisiana and beyond with DJ Lil’ Koko. Tonight: tbc. [Repeated Tuesday 10am.]
21:00 Music of José Maceda

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. [Repeated Thursday 9am.]
22:00 Polifony
Polifony, with Kristopher Winter, is a monthly programme dedicated to the exploration of Eastern European culture, showcasing a selection of recordings from Slavic roots, old time music, folk, electro-acoustic, sound designed literature readings, soundscapes, experimental, electronic, yass, film soundtracks, classical, contemporary to avant-garde music from Poland and all points East. [Repeated Sunday 6am.]
23:00 Fresh Out Radio
Ben Noble shares his favourite new music from the UK and around the world, anchored in contemporary jazz. [Repeated Saturday 3.30pm.]
00:00 The Sounds of DMWSOUND
Panix and Ranking Dan from DMWSOUND demonstrate the music that inspires their sound. Genres spanning from Reggae to Modern Bass music. Keep tuned for the classics and fresh new dubs. For more info visit Facebook and see [Repeated Sunday 2.30am.]
01:00 50-50 Soundsystem (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 11pm.] 50-50 Soundsystem bring 20+ years of DJing experience to Resonance with '60s, '70s and '80s old skool reggae, instrumental dub classics, and original soul breaks, all plucked from the 50-50 vaults.

Tuesday, 22 January

02:30 The Hello Goodbye Show (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 12pm.] Upbeat, eclectic live music show hosted by deXter Bentley. Today: Unsettling, dark electro punk diva Minnie Micros plus experimental, lo-fi acid folksters Keshco. Visit for more information.
04:00 Bears at a Picnic Naked and Laughing (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] Andrea Spisto and Michelle Madsen explore themes of playfulness and vulnerability through music, poetry, performance and clowning. This week: amid a backdrop of Brexit and Trump, Michelle and Andrea ask if there’s any playfulness to be found in the so-called ‘special relationship’ between the UK and the US, with help from guest - LA-based, award-winning Gaullier-trained clown and Stamptown host, Zach Zucker. We’ll be getting vulnerable to a soundtrack of improvised beatboxing and the strains of Zach’s harmonica. Tweet to Bears_at.
05:00 A Duck in a Tree (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week: Silent Walking. This edition walks a path from the Rig Veda to Chelsea with tracks from new releases by Cameron Shafii, Tim Shaw, Left Hand Cuts off the Right and Kshatriy, in the company of recordings by Chris Russell; Alexei Biryukoff; Derek Bailey; Graham Dangerfield, Peter Scott; Golgotha Communications Ltd.; Introspectral; Bernard Parmegiani; Morton Subotnick; Fintan O'Brien; and :zoviet*france:.
06:00 The News Agents (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. This week: Robert Greer discusses Desperate Literature, an international bookshop in Madrid and part of the new resurgence in small alternative literary outlets. As well as carrying a large selection of quality books in Spanish, French and a variety of other languages the shop promotes new writing. For more information see
07:00 The London Ear (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 12pm.] Wide ranging cultural salon hosted by ghostwriter and critic Ben Thompson. This week: the third instalment in the miasmic mix sequence that is Lamps And That. For further information visit @btfoshizzle on Twitter and find playlists at Ben Thompson's Facebook page.
08:00 The Outerglobe (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 6.30pm.] Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. This week it's full on music, catching up on 2018 and looking forward into 2019 with Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, Ibibio Sound Machine, Rad Orchestra, Kokoroko and Lokkhi Terra meets Deli Sosimi for starters. Visit Tweet to @outerglobe.
09:00 Talking Africa (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 1pm.] A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: Getting rid of Sudan's Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir – force, or negotiate him out? Sonny talks to Ahmed Tugod Lissan, chief negotiator for the Darfur Movement in the ongoing Darfur peace process under the auspices of the African Union in Addis Ababa. See for more Talking Africa shows.
10:00 The New Orleans Strut (repeat)
[Repeated from Monday 8pm.] A rollicking monthly journey through the sweaty bayous of New Orleans, Louisiana and beyond with DJ Lil’ Koko. This episode: tbc.
11:00 The Workplace
NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd. [Repeated Friday 4.30am.]
11:30 Hot Club du Monde (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 7.30pm.] A Baedeker tour of international musical curiosities from the 78rpm era with Oliver Carter-Wakefield. This week, Oliver investigates the recordings of the Rhythmic Eight. A studio group who never knowingly performed live, the Rhythmic Eight were created by Bert Firman during his time as recording director for the Zonophone label between 1924 and 1929. We’ll explore the influence of American musicians such as Sylvester Ahola and Danny Polo on the group and examine how a protracted legal battle between gramophone inventor Emile Berliner and a former typewriter salesman named Frank Seaman contributed to Firman’s prolific tenure.
12:00 The Nest Collective Hour
An hour of contemporary, international folk and acoustic music from London’s go to folk club The Nest Collective, covering the spectrum of 'new folk, old folk and no folk’ sounds, presented by Merlyn Driver. Listen to all previous shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @nestfolk. Facebook: thenestcollective. [Repeated Friday 8am.]
13:00 Kitchen Magic Time
Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen. [Repeated Sunday 4.30am.]
13:30 Around The World with The Lallas
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. [Repeated Sunday 5pm.]
14:30 Literary London (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 6.30pm.] Nick Hennegan explores the literary life of London and celebrates the popular cultural life and literary history of the city. This week Nick commemorates the death of two great British authors - George Orwell and Rudyard Kipling - with electrons music and a ghost story! For more information visit
15:00 Sound Out
Carole Finer presents a range of live music guests, ranging from the English modernist avant-garde to bluegrass and sometimes field recordings from her travels round the world. This week: tbc. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]
15:45 Drift Shift
Found sound and found text collected to form drifts that shift, produced and presented by Franziska Lantz. Visit from more information. [Repeated Saturday 5.45am.]
16:00 Musical Minds
Final show of the series! An anecdotal history of classical music presented by 19 year-old composer and writer Jack Pepper. All episodes can be heard on Follow @jrapepper on Twitter and use the hashtag #MusicalMinds. [Repeated Sunday 11am.]
17:00 Down the Rabbit Hole
A monthly show celebrating the richness of children's books, hosted by Katherine Woodfine and Melissa Cox. This month, we look at the life and work of John Burningham with author-illustrator Neal Layton.Visit for more information. Tweet @dtrhradio. [Repeated Thursday 3pm.]
17:30 Records Comic, Curious and Cracked
An eco-neutral trawl through the unusual records acquired by various means, including even purchase, during an otherwise mostly virtuous lifetime by Jack Thorington. [Repeated Thursday 7am.]
18:00 Southern Whirled Service
An exploration of the sounds and influences of south London music scenes with an emphasis on younger, newer artists. With Walter Lockwood, Theo Murchie and Louis Hudd playing the music that soundtracks their youth. [Repeated Saturday 8pm.]
18:30 Radio Diva
LGBT magazine series presented by comedian Rosie Wilby and actress/musician Heather Peace and supported by Diva magazine. Today Rosie and Heather chat to Nicole Faraday ahead of her starring role in Bad Girls The Musical, which returns to London in February. They also meet Hannah Bardell MP; and there's music from Bang Bang Romeo. Follow @radiodiva104_4 on Twitter for more information. [Repeated Sunday 10am.]
19:30 Dig That Treasure
William Hall brings his Dig That Treasure music blog to the radio, presenting forgotten pop music with a focus on obscurities from across the world. This week William is joined by guest co-host Max Rosemin, producer of Algo Ritmo on Madrid's Radio Relativa. [Repeated Thursday 7.30am.]