Sunday, 23 September

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 the Definitely Dylan Facebook page. [Repeated Thursday 4am.]
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17:00 Sitting with Gianluca
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. New Orleans funk band The Meters defined 60s funk with their stripped down grooves and have achieved iconic status becoming one of the most influential bands of the era. Gianluca visits Meters bass player George Porter Jr. at his home in New Orleans. The final episode of a two-part interview. [Repeated Friday 5am.]
19:00 Isotopica
Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko. Isotopica continues its series on mental health and the arts with a conversation between Simon and Lacanian analyst Anouchka Grose. Visit for more information. [Repeated Thursday 5am.]
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.]
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.]
22:00 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 [Repeated Wednesday 2.30am.]
23:00 framework
A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week: The Emissions Series, produced by Thomas Park. Visit for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 5am.]
00:00 Wavelength (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 2:30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. A USB sent on via Knut Aufermann from Erik Malzner, Germany: "Dear People, a delivery without a few personal words would be rude. As rude as not to say thank you for a gift. But I know the reaction already. From inspiring ignorance to ignorant enthusiasm. In this sense a new stick and the best regards, Erik Malzner." This week's Wavelength attempts to make sense of the contents of this USB.
01:00 Sleeping Dogs Lie (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 1.30am.] Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax and canines carry on slumbering.

Monday, 24 September

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 Saturday 4am.]
03:00 Bad Punk (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 10pm.] Bad Punk Radio Show hosted by Johny Brown and Inga Tillere of Band Of Holy Joy. This week: David Stubbs reads from Mars By 80, his new book on the history of electronic music, backed by a live soundscape from Psychological Strategy Board. For more information visit, contact
04:00 Turtle Island (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] Contemporary Native American and First Nations music from a wide range of indigenous musicians in North America, selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew Graves-Johnston (aka DJ Droid), who first came across it when researching the Standing Rock protests of 2016/17. Visit for more information.
05:00 Far Side Radio (repeat)
[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. Visit for more information.
06:00 From The Archives
A Clear Spot from 12 August 2010 which takes the form of a poetry clash with veteran actor Dudley Sutton - who died earlier this month - and (then) young blood Kate Tempest. Ryan Harding of Art Saves Lives hosts. [Repeated Wednesday 4am.]
07:00 Why is Improvising Important? (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 4.30pm.] The London Improvisers Orchestra is now 20 years old. LIO member and conductor Caroline Kraabel speaks to people who improvise in music, visual art, dance, politics and religion, as well as in life. This week’s guests are dancers Solène Weinachter and Max Reed. Between them they have more than 70 years experience of improvisation in dance. "Improvisation puts you in a place where you deal with the unknown by literally having a physical experience of it," Solène Weinachter.
08:00 A World in London (repeat)
[Repeated from Wednesday 6.30pm.] DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London.
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 he is joined by Jeremy Gilbert to talk about the forthcoming Labour Party conference, what the 'new' left thinks about itself, the politics of contemporary culture, and to take a look into the mind-expanding world of Acid Corbynism. Find Novara on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. E-mail All previous shows are available at
10:00 Clear Spot (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] Shadows Crossing Water: An hour with NZ Composer Dame Gillian Whitehead and friends to examine the sources of her inspiration and celebrate her new CD, 'Shadows Crossing Water'. Soprano Joanne Roughton-Arnold presents the show and discusses plans to mount a new production of Gillian’s monodrama ‘Hotspur’ in London.
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: Jean Hannah Edelstein on her memoir This Really Isn't About You. Visit for more information. Contact [Repeated Saturday 9am.]
11:30 The Late Lute Breakfast Show
Early music with lutenist Stephanie Feeney. [Repeated Friday 3.30pm.]
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. In his first show of the new season, Kevin looks back at the summer and plays tracks inspired by music heard at festivals.
13:00 Calling All Pensioners
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the third part of coverage of Zia Ibarreche's arts-based photography project, What Does Home Mean To You. Zia hears about the challenges older people in Lewisham are facing with their local council and discusses what people can do without the right networks in place. Plus a reminder of Lewisham Pensioners Forum's Pensioners Day on Wednesday 3rd October, promoting well-being and combating inequalities. 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.] The OST Show is the only radio show anywhere dedicated to film music, TV music, library music and related recordings, presented by Jonny Trunk – one of the world's foremost collectors and experts in this field. This week we celebrate the recent visit to London by Michel Legrand, running through some of his more obscure work. 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. [Repeated Friday 6am.]
18:00 Six Pillars
Fari Bradley focuses on choice contemporary Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian sound, art and culture. 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 accompanied 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 Clear Spot
From playing in late ‘70’s post punkers Disco Zombies to curating for Fire Records, the MOJO magazine cover CDs, checking egos at the Q and Kerrang! Awards and working at Glastonbury for 20 years, Dave Henderson has done it all. In conversation with Paul Hood, recounting encounters with remarkable musos, from The Groundhogs to Phil Spector, Martha Reeves to Throbbing Gristle, Dave will try to unpick how to succeed in today’s baffling multi-layered music business. Hosted by Paul ‘From the Hood’ Hood. This is the final instalment of a two-part broadcast. [Repeated Tuesday 10am.]
21:00 The Naked Short Club
Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around hedge funds, markets, the economy and wider world. With heady music and the delicious products of sponsors Madoff Ponzi Bier. Master Engineer: Chris Dixon. [Repeated Thursday 9am.]
22:00 Sonic Imperfections
Nigel Bryant of the South East London based monthly live music night, Sonic Imperfections, plays a selection of experimental and unusual sounds. Visit for more information. [Repeated Sunday 4am.]
23:00 Baba Yaga's Hut (repeat)
[Repeated from Friday 12pm.] Every kind of music from Krautrock, 60’s psych and crime-jazz to baile-funk, progressive rock, blaxploitation soundtracks, no-wave disco, ghetto-tech and free noise with Anthony Chalmers, promoter of Baba Yaga's Hut. For more information visit Baba Yaga's Hut Facebook page.
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 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, 25 September

02:30 The Hello Goodbye Show (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 12pm.] Upbeat, eclectic live music show hosted by deXter Bentley. This week: live music from freewheelin’ blues-pop mercurials The Wave Pictures, plus potently politicised, neo-noisenik scallywags CXR. Visit for more information.
04:00 Radiophrenia Redux (repeat)
[Repeated from Wednesday 3.30pm.] Works commissioned by and broadcast at Radiophrenia, the arts radio station broadcasting from Glasgow's Centre for Contemporary Arts in November 2017. This week: episode 6. Featured works are; ‘Difficult To Listen’ by Ben Knight and Tom White; ‘Sometimes I lose my words’ by Rena Anakwe. Radiophrenia was curated by Barry Burns and Mark Vernon and supported by Creative Scotland and Outset.
05:00 A Duck in a Tree (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. This week's edition, A Message Flying on the Floor, features new releases from Marco Lucchi & Henrik Meierkord, Ensemble d’oscillateurs, Midcentury Modular, Jeff Morris, and Ferran Lega, interspersed with recordings by Tsone, Andrea Borghi, and Pierre Henry.
06:00 The News Agents (repeat)
[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. 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.
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 Debbie is joined by Carol Mathebula of Vunkuwa International Academy to talk about Vibrantly African – an all-encompassing well-being and music all-dayer on 29th September. Plus an update on Les Femmes Africaines Dance weekend. Visit for more information.
09:00 Talking Africa (repeat)
[Repeated from Thursday 1pm.] A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. This week: are the thoughts and actions of Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, synonymous with those of the Rwandese majority, who live in the country? Susan Thomson, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University, New York, and author of 'Rwanda: From Genocide to Precarious Peace' shares her thoughts on this matter. See for more Talking Africa shows.
10:00 Clear Spot (repeat)
[Repeated from Monday 8pm.] From playing in late ‘70’s post punkers Disco Zombies to curating for Fire Records, the MOJO magazine cover CDs, checking egos at the Q and Kerrang! Awards and working at Glastonbury for 20 years, Dave Henderson has done it all. In conversation with Paul Hood, recounting encounters with remarkable musos, from The Groundhogs to Phil Spector, Martha Reeves to Throbbing Gristle, Dave will try to unpick how to succeed in today’s baffling multi-layered music business. Hosted by Paul ‘From the Hood’ Hood. This is the final instalment of a two-part broadcast.
11:00 The Workplace
N.N.D. and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. [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: small group British hot jazz and swing from the interwar years and beyond featuring the Six Swingers, Sid Philips, Harry Hayes, the Ballyhooligans, Lew Stone and Danny Polo.
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. Live sessions and playlists from Mercury-nominated folk singer Sam Lee and friends. 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 3.30am.]
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 Saturday 8.30pm.]
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. For more information visit
15:00 Sound Out
Carole Finer presents a range of live music guests, ranging from the English modernist avant-garde (she was a member of The Scratch Orchestra) to bluegrass (she is also a keen banjo player), as well as field recordings from her extensive travels round the world. This week Carole’s guest is Nicolas Magriel, a multi-instrumentalist who spent nine years in India studying Hindustani vocal and instrumental music. He also plays and sings many genres of American music. Nicolas talks about his music interspersed with singing and playing sarangi, tambura, guitar, banjo and fiddle. [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.]