"ora 5: Place" with Daniela Cascella and Salomé Voegelin. How are our perceptions, constructions and recollections of a place reflected in listening? How do artists and writers embody and recount their experiences of place through sound? These are some of the questions that prompt the discussion in "ora 5," in and around places, with and without maps, probing sonic sensibilities in their connection with poetry, art, geography and everyday listening. [Repeated Friday 9am].
An English language show with Fari Bradley focused on traces of the Persian Empire and contemporary Iranian and Middle Eastern culture. Today: Iranians in Malaysia, a playlist from a country of 29 million people separated by the South China Sea. Visit sixpillars.org for more information. [Repeated Monday 8.30am.]
Live, leftfield fiction with prodigious author-in-residence Frank Key. Visit http://hootingyard.org/ for more information. [Repeated Sunday 8.30pm.]
Promos and new releases spun and sometimes speared by Johnny Seven. Send your new and/or unreleased to Pull the Plug, Resonance104.4fm, 144 Borough High Street London SE1 1LB or email an mp3 to email@example.com. [Repeated Sunday 6.30am.]
Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes - politics, power, greed, the abominable, magic, lust, comedy. [Repeated Monday 11am.]
The cultural review show Before and After Music tackles the biggest issue in politics this week - Ed Milliband's appearance on Desert Island Discs. What do the choices say about him? Is he a future leader in the world of musical taste-making or are his choices destined for the shadowy cabinet of unloved records? [Repeated Sunday 4.30am.]
[Repeated from Saturday 7.30pm.] James Hodder present melodic new music by currently touring artists. Tonight he chats to Grammy Award winning songwriter Colin Hay about his latest album, "Gathering Mercury." Formerly the frontman of Men At Work, his solo work has been highly acclaimed and featured in TV and Film (Scrubs, Garden State). Plus acoustic sessions from Stylusboy and Aoife O'Donovan.
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. [Repeated Monday 12noon.]
A magazine show covering African development issues produced by Bellsman Media and the Africa Centre, hosted by Sonny Decker. [Repeated Friday 7am.]
Staff of Rough Trade Shops share a unique selection of vinyl and compact discs pulled from the week's new releases: careful consideration is given to the ears of Rough Trade acolytes and Resonance listeners alike. Visit http://www.roughtrade.com/ for more information. [Repeated Saturday 6am.]
N.N. Dee and guests talk about a subject dear to all our hearts... work and workplaces. [Repeated Saturday 7.30am and Monday 4.30pm.]
Ron Geesin's 1998 Clear Spot.
[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm]. Tonight's Clear Spot is a live electronic laptop duo, "les soeurs sonores," comprising composer/sound artists Heather Frasch and Evelyn Ficarra. In this broadcast they explore poetic/sonic resonance, eat hummus, and talk about the nature of their music.
[Repeated from Tuesday 9.30pm]. Soundhub brings together a diverse range of music creators based at LSO Soundhub to talk all things composition. Tonight's show is hosted by Elo Masing, who has recently taken up a post at the Royal Institute of Musical Archaeology. This has given her a rare chance to rummage through the sound emporium of the whimsical German experimentalist sonologue Achilles Wenderoth from where she plays two mixtapes.
[Repeated from Tuesday 1pm.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. Today: Australian expert Elizabeth Hanna explains how humans die off in a hotter world. From The Farm, Albert Bates on the wonder of biochar - and how it might save the world climate. Visit http://www.ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
[Repeated from Saturday 1.30pm.] Classic Congolese dance music of the two Congos with Vincent and Koffi. Visit http://www.nostalgieyamboka.net for more information.
[Repeated from Tuesday 10.30pm.] Mike Harding interviews Icelandic artist Finnbogi Pétursson in Krems, Austria.