BBC Radio 3 – Late Junction: Tirzah’s mixtape

Verity Sharp shares an offbeat woozy mixtape from the enigmatic South London vocalist Tirzah. Tirzah’s sound draws in elements of off-kilter R&B, art-rock and pop, often working alongside her long-term …

Mary Anne Hobbs – New Music Fix 10.9.2021 + 17.9.2021

Wunderschöne neue Musik jeglicher Textur, Farbe und Herkunft, darunter neue Musik von den Hip-Hop-Größen Nas und Lauryn Hill, Kaidi Tathum mit einem Remix für Nubya Garcia und Scratcha in Zusammenarbeit …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 7.8.2021 The Unique Sound of Japanese Club Culture

Gilles erzählt die Geschichte der japanischen Clubkultur in den 1980er Jahren. Zunächst unterhält er sich mit Dave Dorrell, der Gilles 1989 zum ersten Mal nach Japan brachte. Dann hören wir …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Joëlle Léandre, Pauline Oliveros and George Lewis

Corey Mwamba presents a grand meeting of three luminaries in the fields of improvisation and avant-garde. Plus melodic motifs from pianist Aki Takase and saxophonist Daniel Erdmann. Corey Mwamba presents …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Sonic Sweets, Shells and Séances

Jennifer Lucy Allan presents your weekly dose of adventurous explorations in sound. There’ll be sweet strings and electronics from Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe’s new Candyman soundtrack, the glowing ghostly sounds …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Debussy’s songs re-imagined

A Hungarian trio creates their own interpretations of Debussy’s chansons. The compositions, which the composer wrote to poems by Paul Verlaine, André Girod, Paul Bourget and others, are re-imagined by …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Musical Purgatories

On the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, Verity Sharp journeys through musical purgatories, sonic infernos and auditory visions of paradise. The words of Dante Alighieri (d. 14th September 1321) have …

BBC Radio 3 – Freness: Debussy’s songs re-imagined

A Hungarian trio creates their own interpretations of Debussy’s chansons. The compositions, which the composer wrote to poems by Paul Verlaine, André Girod, Paul Bourget and others… …. are re-imagined …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 31.7.2021 Words & Music from Swindle, Dave Okumu and David Ornette Cherry

Gilles introduces words & music from Swindle, Dave Okumu & David Ornette Cherry. And Music from Ellen McIlwaine, Melody Beecher, Moritz von Oswald Trio, Sault, Portishead, Mike Westbrook, Harry Beckett… …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 24.7.2021 „Words & Music“ from BADBADNOTGOOD and Emma-Jean Thackray

Gilles introduces words & music from BADBADNOTGOOD and Emma-Jean Thackray. Plus some of the incredible new music he has been enjoying whilst away. Music from Theo Crocker, Ishmael Ensemble, Theon …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Pat Thomas plays Duke Ellington

Corey Mwamba plays tracks by artists performing at Newcastle Jazz and Improvised Music Festival including pianist Pat Thomas’s tribute to the music of Duke Ellington. A visionary and virtuoso pianist, …

BBC 3 Radio Late Junction: Natalia Beylis and Anna Homler in session

Jennifer Lucy Allan shares the fruits of our latest Late Junction long distance collaboration session, created across the Atlantic Ocean by two sonic storytellers: Natalia Beylis in County Leitrim and …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 17.7.2021 All Winners 2021 so far!

Gilles introduces his All Winners for 2021 so far. Including music from Koreless, Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders, Soccer96 and many others! … Eigentlich sollte diese Sendung schon lange online, …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Space Afrika’s Mixtape

Verity Sharp shares a mixtape from electronic duo Space Afrika, aka Joshua Reid and Joshua Inyang. Lifelong friends, they’ve become key players in Manchester’s experimental scene known for their genre-splicing …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 4.9.2021 In memory of Lee Scratch Perry

Gilles brings a bag of new music, plus pays tribute to the great Lee ‚Scratch‘ Perry. And Music from Little Simz, Kenny Garrett, Soccer96, Irreversible Entanglements, Vels Trio, Chelsea Carmichael, …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: The Strangeness of Dub

Verity Sharp is joined by Edward George to explore the strange dimensions of dub. A writer, researcher and founder of Black Audio Film Collective, his work delves into dub as …

BBC Radio 6 Music: The Upsetter – Lee ‚Scratch‘ Perry In His Own Words – Episode 1 – 4

Another chance to hear legendary Jamaican producer and performer Lee Scratch Perry tell the story of his life through the music he has made, enjoyed and been influenced by.

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: In the Key of Green

This show is brought to you by the colour green. Jennifer Lucy Allan goes verdant with a meditation on the colour green from Tomoko Sauvage and Francesco Cavaliere, a spoken …

Now Playing @6Music 2021-08-15 Celebrating Aphex Twin

Get ready for a lively one…. This week it’s a listener-led roots and shoots playlist to mark the 50th of one Richard David James, or AFX to you and me! …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Lute Junction

For one night only, Late Junction becomes Lute Junction as we explore sounds created on instruments from the extensive lute family. Jennifer Lucy Allan leads our whistlestop tour, sharing pieces …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Mixed-ability improvisation with Maggie Nicols

Corey Mwamba talks to vocalist Maggie Nicols about her long-running improvisation meet-up, The Gathering, and her new solo album, Creative Contradiction: Poetry, Story, Song and Sound. Starting in 1991, The …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Vision Festival at 25

The best jazz and improvised music with an adventurous spirit. Corey Mwamba previews this year’s Vision Festival – for 25 years the spiritual home of free music in New York …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Foodman’s mixtape

Jennifer Lucy Allan serves up a tasty mixtape concocted by Japanese producer Foodman. Plus New Orleans noise punk, vocals from Mexican churches and a techno cover of Lou Reed. Jennifer …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 29.5.2021 Nelson Sargento In Memory & Mansur Brown Words And Live Improvisation

Gilles Peterson mit einer Erinnerung an Nelson Sargento. Der brasilianische Komponist und Sänger war am 27.5.2021 verstorben. Neben der Musik von Mansur Brown gibt es noch Musik von u.a. Moses …

BBC Radio 3: Cheltenham Festival 2021 – Rob Luft Quintet

Radio 3 New Generation Artist jazz guitarist Rob Luft and his quintet perform a set of Luft’s own compositions live, as part of this year’s Cheltenham Music Festival, held in …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Icy Soundscapes … anhören! …

Kleine Anmerkung von mir. Allein der Titel mit George Adams „Stay Informed“ lohnt diese Stunde. Erinnert euch daran. Lange ist es her, das ECM solche Musik veröffentlichte. Und die ersten …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Off-Grid Music for Omnivorous Listeners … anhören … !

Verity Sharp presents off-grid music for omnivorous listeners. Expect duelling thumb piano from Sudan, rousing post-punk from Geneva and a new release from Beatriz Ferreyra. Verity Sharp shakes off the …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: A Midsummer night’s dream session

Verity Sharp presents a dream-inspired collaboration session at Maida Vale from Alabaster dePlume, Anrimeal and Tasos Stamou, based on the dreams of the Late Junction listeners. All through June, we’ve …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Discerning Choices

Corey Mwamba presents selective and spacious improvising from a British quartet and a melodic meeting between saxophonist Ed Jones and drummer Emil Karlsen. Hosted by Corey Mwamba with selective and …

BBC Radio Freeness: Classic archive

Corey revisits a classic archive recording from 1969, an exuberant ten-piece ensemble led by saxophonist John Surman. Plus, a joyful solo piano piece by Bheki Mseleku. Corey revisits a classic …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 22.5.2021 Cleveland Watkiss Words and Music

Gilles chats in depth to legendary UK singer Cleveland Watkiss about his long and varied career from Jazz and Lovers Rock to Jungle, Classical and beyond. They also discuss both …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: David Toop Dreams the Archive … anhören! …

Jennifer Lucy Allan is joined by composer, musician and author David Toop. A fixture in experimental and improvisational music scenes since 1970, his expansive research embraces sound art, field recordings, …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson 15.5.2021 Words and Music from Matthew Herbert & Jaimie Branch

Diese Playlist ist wiedermal der Hammer und das liegt nicht nur an der Musik von Jaimie Branch. Mit dabei sind u.a. Alfa Mist, Freddie Hubbard & Curtis Fuller & Yusef …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Tropical jazz meets Chicago post-rock

Playful polyrhythms mix with electronic samples: Rob Mazurek’s São Paulo Underground in a collaboration with Tupperwear, an electronic duo from Tenerife.  Plus a historic recording from 1992 of The Dedication …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Dream on …!

Late Junction’s month-long season traversing the world of dreams continues as Verity Sharp shares a unique commission from producer, vocalist and DJ Coby Sey. In collaboration with the artist Sam …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Wide-Open Space

Expansive sounds from a duo that employ an electric toothbrush. Chris Williams and Patrick Shiroishi play other instruments too including trumpet, saxophones and glockenspiel in a set recorded in Los …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 8.5.2021 Words And Music With Little Simz & Squid

Joining the musical dots – soul, hip-hop, house, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond. Music from Sault, 4hero, Donald Byrd, Emma-Jean Thackray, Dizzy Gillespie, Rob Gallagher, Bell Orchestre, Amaro Frietas… …

BBC Radio 3 – Late Junction: Enter the Dream Machine … anhören! …

The dream world has long provided a rich source of inspiration to artists, from the ‘dream music’ of La Monte Young to Delia Derbyshire’s radio inventions and Aphex Twin’s music …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 24.4.2021 A Certain Ratio Special and Sharada Shashidar

Gilles talks in depth to cult Manchester band A Certain Ratio about their career from Factory Records and Post Punk, to Peel sessions and Jazz Funk, and they perform a …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Surprising Solos

Corey Mwamba features soloists who expand the possibilities of their instrument, including a famous drum solo by Art Blakey. Nestled amongst a series of hard bop tracks on the 1964 album …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Joshua Abrams and Phew in session

Jennifer Lucy Allan presents an adventurous mix of music, including a Late Junction session between two artists who have never worked together before: Chicago jazz bassist Joshua Abrams and Japanese …

BBC Radio 3 – Freeness: The improv scene in South Korea

Hosted by Corey Mwamba with a profile of Mung Music, a label based in Seoul. Plus a selection from one of Newcastle’s longest standing bands, Archipelago. Its founder Sunjae Lee …

BBC Radio Late Junction: Cabaret Collages and Ethio-Jazz Riffs .. anhören! ..

Verity Sharp shares some nostalgic Ethio-jazz riffs from the 70s by master keyboardist Hailu Mergia, as well as new music from legendary Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar, which reflects on West …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 17.4.2021 Words From Matthew E. White and Anz

Neues und altes in einer Mischung wie sie nur Gilles Peterson beherrscht! Musik von u.a. Prince, Michael Kiwanuka, Natalie Bergman, Damon Locks & Black Monument, João Donato & Adrian Younge, …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Despondent drones

Lockdown-induced inertia expressed in heavy drones and restless drums by Sarah Heneghan, and palate-cleansing electronic artist SORBET releases an album of duos. Lockdown-induced inertia expressed in heavy drones and restless …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: The Song of the Vending Machine

Verity Sharp listens to the late-night singing of vending machines, revisits Sun Ra’s classic album Lanquidity, and we salute pioneering composer Alvin Lucier on his 90th birthday. Verity Sharp listens …

BBC Radio 3 – Freeness: Vegetable Voices

Bassist and vocalist Helen Svoboda celebrates her favourite food group in sound. Vegetable Bass is Helen’s debut solo album, it showcases her passion for the intricate combination of the overtone …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 3.4.2021

3 Stunden Musik mit Gilles und seiner eigenen Mischung aus neuer und alter Musik. Wir hören u.a. Jamael Dean, Ahmad Jamal, The Heath Brothers, Wayne Shorter, Nina Simone, Flying Lotus, …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 27.3.2021 Nubya Garcia Live from 6 Music Festival and Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders

Gilles has highlights of Nubya Garcia’s 6 Music Festival set, recorded in the BBC Radio Theatre alongside her band, and he picks out some of his highlights from previous 6 …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Equiknoxx’s Mixtape

Jennifer Lucy Allan shares a mixtape curated by Time Cow, part of the forward-thinking Jamaican collective Equiknoxx. Plus avant-garde Tuareg folk and Japanese improv from 1982. Jennifer Lucy Allan shares …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Modular Electronics and Avant-Soul

Corey presents a selection from Gerald Cleaver’s latest album of electronic music, Griots. Jazz drummer Cleaver is about to release his second album of electronic experimentation which harks back to …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Island Meditations and Shoegaze Bluegrass … anhören …

Verity Sharp shares electroacoustic soundscapes of rural Greece, traditional meditations from the island of Grande Comore and shoegaze bluegrass from Bristol. Verity Sharp shares the electroacoustic soundscapes of rural Greece …

BBC Radio: Worldwide 20.3.2021 Gilles Peterson mit Archie Shepp im Studio, 3 Stunden Musik!

Very special guest on @6music today… @archie_shepp … he’s now in his eighties and currently in Paris where he resides part of the year. I was given some time to …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 13.3.2021

2 Stunden neue Musik von u.a. Pino Palladino & Blake Mills, Inês Soares, Archie Shepp, Marvin Hannibal Peterson, Wayne Shorter, Pharoah Sanders, VHOOR, Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors, String Band, …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Cheltenham Jazz Festival Preview

An exclusive new track by Cleveland Watkiss ahead of his festival performance, and a live recording of large ensemble Troyk-estra from the 2013 edition of Cheltenham Festival. A solo piece …

BBC Radio 3 – Late Junction: Suhail Yusuf Khan and Yifeat Ziv in session

Verity Sharp shares the fruits of another Late Junction long-distance collaboration session between two artists who have never worked together before. This time, experimental vocalist Yifeat Ziv and Indian sarangi …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 6.3.2021 Dj Khalab Words In Memory Of Claudio Coccoluto + Words From Haseeb Iqbal

Gilles Peterson und neue Musik von u.a. Bunny Wailer, Angel Bat Dawid, Mr. Mitch, Nubya Garcia, Atmosfear, Ill Considered, India.Arie, Sons of Kemet, Alabaster dePlume. The Streets – 21st June …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: The Sound of the Year Awards

Verity Sharp is joined by Matthew Herbert to announce the winners of the Sound of the Year Awards, and we play a mixtape by the Greek electronic musician Lena Platonos. …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Controlled Chaos

Corey Mwamba presents music finding control in chaos, with tracks from Brooklyn-based noise-jazz violinist Sana Nagano and Japanese duo Yoshida Tatsuya and Ono Ryoko. Corey Mwamba presents music finding control …

BBC Radio: Mary Anne Hobbs 12.2.2021 Madlib’s Guest Mix

Settle your ears into 30 minutes of pure bliss and welcome a true icon to the 6 Music decks, as producer, DJ and rapper, Madlib delivers an exclusive mix for …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Middle Eastern Poetry

Interweaving words and harmonies come together in a poetic exploration of womanhood, as Corey Mwamba presents an exclusive piece from London-based vocalist and composer Alya Al-Sultani. Putting the words of …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Adventures in Theremin

Corey Mwamba showcases the sonic possibilities of the theremin, including new music from Birmingham-based collaborative trio Bobhowler, in which Tom Mills explores the extensive range of soundscapes and textures of …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 27.2.2021 Puma Blue session and words from Adrian Younge, Greentea Peng and Matthew E White

Gilles has South London’s Puma Blue in session with 2 tracks and a Steve Kuhn cover. Plus words from Adrian Younge, Greentea Peng and Matthew E. White on their new …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Sky Songs and Ant Music

Verity Sharp plays music written ‘strictly for insects to understand’ by the Australian artist Eugene Carchesio. He describes his latest release as ‘ant sci-fi’ with most of the tracks clocking …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Adam Cadell and Katariin Raska in session

Jennifer Lucy Allan presents a remote collaboration session between Australian fiddle player Adam Cadell and Estonian piper and saxophonist Katariin Raska. Brisbane-based Adam Cadell is a fiddle player and writer …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Fluctuating Rhythms

Quickening and slackening, Leeds-based piano trio Treppenwitz explore the contours of their rhythmic interplay on a new album. Recorded live in a living room, simple melodies are used as a …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 20.2.2021 Celebrating Johnny Pachecho With Coco Maria & Jazmine Sullivan Words And Music

Joining the musical dots – soul, hip-hop, house, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond. Music from Fania All-Stars, Madlib, SAULT, Archie Shepp & Jason Moran, Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella. …

BBC Radio 6music – Music Festival Live Classic: The Fall (2015, Tyneside)

Listen to The Fall’s set from 6 Music Festival in 2015. 1 The Fall – Amorator (6 Music Festival 2015) 2 The Fall – Mr Rode (6 Music Festival 2015) …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Laugh a Minute … anhören ….

Verity Sharp plays songs to put a smile on your face with music that uses the sound of laughter, from shamanic rituals to kookaburras. Plus music made inside the womb. …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: A History of Connectivity

A well-loved group of American players create music that’s joyful, engaged and intimate. Plus a track from the formative years of pioneering drummer Milford Graves. Rolling grooves, fragments of melody …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Nubya Garcia’s mixtape … anhören …

Verity Sharp shares a mixtape from saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia. Plus traditional cattle whispering from Burundi, Tuvan throat singing and Swedish pipe organs. Verity Sharp shares a mix from …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Spontaneous Soul … Anhören …

Soul-soaked jazz and free-falling dissonance with moreish momentum. Plus a wordless chorus from the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project that evokes spiritual hymnals. A magic meeting creates soul soaked jazz and …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 23.1.2021 Enrique Rodríguez Live tracks and Haseeb Iqbal

Gilles has a specially recorded home session from Chilean pianist Enrique Rodríguez. Plus he hears from London writer Haseeb Iqbal about his new book ‘Noting Voices: Contemplating London’s Culture’. Amanda …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness – Mesmerising riffs … anhören …

Heavy guitar distortion and explosive drumming create a restless energy from a new group called Body Meta, a nod to Ornette Coleman’s 1978 album.  There’s a twenty-year-old recording of four …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Silvia Tarozzi and Tashi Wada in session … anhören …

Verity Sharp plays musical matchmaker, inviting two artists who have never met to collaborate. This month the improvising violinist Silvia Tarozzi joins forces with the minimalist composer Tashi Wada to …

BBC Radio: Gilles Peterson Worldwide 16.1.2021 Midnightroba & Seba Kaapstaad Words And Music

Joining the musical dots – soul, hip-hop, house, Afro, Latin, electronica, jazz and beyond. Music from Roberta Flack, Roba, Bridge, Madlib & Four Tet, Astrud Gilberto with Stanley Turrentine, Sibusile …

BBC Radio 3 Freeness: Marching music … anhören …

Trumpeter Dave Douglas provides a soundtrack to marching in protest of any and all social injustice on his new album Marching Music. Keith Tippett’s percussive piano meets Louis Moholo Moholo’s …

Gilles Peterson Worldwide 9.1.2021 South Africa Focus and Ennio Morricone in Memory

Gilles focuses on some of the exciting new artists coming out of South Africa with words and music from 4 piece Seba Kaapstaad, Blue Note pianist Nduduzo Makhathini and Cape …

BBC Radio 3 Late Junction: Sounds of the Universe … anhören! …

Throughout human history, drone music has been associated with the divine. The ancient Greeks thought the music of the planets, or the ‘universal music’, was one extended tone. In Hinduism …