An English language show with Fari Bradley focused on traces of the Persian Empire and contemporary Iranian and Middle Eastern culture. Visit sixpillars.org for more information. [Repeated Sunday 6.30am.]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Saturday 11am.]
Opera singer and poet Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes.
Sound artist and radio producer Mark Vernon’s glorious re-presentation of the jettisoned archive of the Derby Tape Club. Rescued from a box at a car boot sale these carefully edited compilations revive the lives of a group of amateurs who made, played and swapped recordings in the 1960s and 70s, when domestic tape-recording was in its infancy and tape recording clubs were thriving across the country. A radiophonic elegy to an anonymous group of people and their forgotten enthusiasm: domestic tape recording and amateur radio in the 1960s and 70s. Visit www.meagreresource.com for more information. [Repeated Tuesday 11.30am.]
Live, leftfield fiction with Resonance's author-in-residence Frank Key, described by the Guardian as having “probably...written more nonsense than any other man living.” The author of Penitence And Farm Implements and Unspeakable Desolation Pouring Down From The Stars will be reading from new stories of the improbable, alternative histories and imaginary pamphlets from the world of Hooting Yard. Visit www.hootingyard.org for more information. [Repeated Sunday 7.30pm.]
Reg Hall and Kevin Sheils present an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. Reg has been an integral part of the British folk scene for over fifty years performing and collecting folk music. His releases on Topic records include the seminal Voice of the People series. Kevin was amongst the founders of the Chestnuts Music Club (now the Walthamstow Folk Club). They will be playing rare, early recordings from their extensive collections.
A magazine show covering African development issues hosted by Sonny Decker. Today Sonny is joined by James Schneider, editor of 'Think Africa Press', current affairs analyst Shegun Olaleye, and Ugandan political commentator Joseph Ochieno to discuss Malawi beyond the May 2014 general elections. [Repeated Tuesday 6am.]
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. Today prominent U. S. thought leader, Dr. Tracey Wilen resumes her tips on how to make the most of your summer while working on your career. [Repeated Monday 4pm.]
[Repeated from Monday 4.30pm.] Alex Fitch explores the art and culture of comics and graphic novels with practitioners worldwide. This week he talks to writers Sarah Laing and Dr. Mary Talbot about their graphic novels which mix biography and autobiography in an extract from a panel discussion recorded at the Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information.
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[Repeated from Wednesday 8pm.] Steve Rose, label manager of Sexbeat, previews this month's Camden Crawl. An inaugural figure in London’s DIY scene, Sexbeat is a promoter, popular music blog and label with releases include White Lung, Fucked Up, Eagulls and Fear Of Men. Their annual festival stages include SXSW, Field Day and Beacons. The group are renowned for shows with acts like Trash Talk, Ceremony and Japanther in a variety of obscure and challenging locations varying from River Thames cruises to hidden vaults to churches to frat houses.
[Repeated from Tuesday 9.30pm]. Soundhub brings together a diverse range of music creators based at LSO Soundhub to talk all things composition.
[Repeated from Monday 9pm.] An hour of loose talk about hedge funds and the state of the world (with no promotional agenda, no commercial intent), plus sweet poetry and heady music, hosted by Dr. Stu, winner of the Hedge Funds Review 2011 Special Award for Outstanding Industry Contribution.
[Repeated from Tuesday 1pm.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. The amount of carbon we can burn and still have a safe climate is... zero. One Australian calls it Code Red, time for emergency action. Plus new science on why New York City will flood again and again. Visit http://www.ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact email@example.com.
[Repeated from Friday 12midnight.] Ambient music for the wee hours, selected by Miguel Santos.