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Broadcast Schedule

Monday, 18 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: EarthDate - Cycling Milanković πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:02 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #40 - Mutant Red Dragons πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

In this episode we catch up with the nonpareil net label MuteAnt Sounds!



20:03 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #20 - Slow Down πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'Slow Down' by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day is found in the fog.



20:36 BST: Downtime

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Friday, 22 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Cliff Notes #21 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.



19:02 BST: Science and the Sea - A New Song πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

The songs of blue whales



19:04 BST: Phantom Circuit #344 πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com



20:34 BST: Book Drop #20 πŸ†•

Readings from literature.



20:36 BST: Downtime

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Monday, 25 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: EarthDate - Earth’s Odd Orbit πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:02 BST: Cliff Notes #22 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.



19:04 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #41 πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.



20:04 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #21 πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.



20:34 BST: Downtime

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Friday, 29 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Hands Off! πŸ†•

Marine science topics.



19:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #345 πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com



20:32 BST: Book Drop #21 πŸ†•

Readings from literature.



20:34 BST: Downtime

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Recent Broadcasts

To listen to shows you have missed, see the list of programmes.

Friday, 15 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Cliff Notes #20 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of local events.



19:02 BST: Science and the Sea - Into the Maelstrom πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

Every six hours or so, there’s a watery traffic jam in a narrow channel that connects two fjords in Norway.



19:04 UTC: Sieben's Magic Violin #1 (rpt)

Matt Howden (aka Sieben) and Kev, his kevlar electric violin, share their favourite records - from prehistoric to popular, via post-punk.

Music by Coil, Gang of Four, Magazine, Cuckoo Clocks and more.


21:04 BST: Book Drop #19 - Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 7 πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 7' by Hafiz, translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell.



21:06 BST: Downtime

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Monday, 11 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: EarthDate - Kola Superdeep πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:02 BST: Cliff Notes #19 (rpt)

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.



19:04 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #39 - Organ Trail πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

In this episode we hear some of our favorite organists, with music from Larry Young, Shirley Scott, Lonnie Smith, Jimmy McGriff and more.



20:04 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #19 - Exit Virginia Blues πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'Exit Virginia Blues' by the Harry Edison Quintet is found in the fog.



20:38 BST: Downtime

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Friday, 8 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Managing Fish πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

Keeping a close eye and a firm hand on fish stocks.



19:02 BST: Cliff Notes #19 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

Brief items of local interest.



19:05 BST: Phantom Circuit #343 - The Speed of Sound πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com

Music by Bradbury, Alan Hawkshaw, Abdicant, Brainquake, Amon Düül II, Ike Ear, Room101, Frame, The Hardliner, Catapilla, Forest Robots, Information Ghetto, NB, Viktor Van River, эSTeR, Barbara Morgenstern, Fripp & Eno, Klaus Weiss and Polyhymns.



20:35 BST: Book Drop #18 - Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 3 πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 3' by Hafiz, translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell.



20:37 BST: Downtime

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Monday, 4 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Cliff Notes #18 (rpt)

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of forthcoming local events.



19:03 BST: EarthDate - Earthquake Early Warning πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:05 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #38 - Strange Wings πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Our ongoing adventure takes us to Chicago! Music from Art Ensemble of Chicago, Chicago Underground Quartet, The Flatlands Collective and more.



20:03 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #18 - The Auctioneer πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'The Auctioneer' by LeRoy Van Dyke is found in the fog.



20:36 BST: Downtime

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Friday, 1 October 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Cliff Notes #18 (rpt)

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of forthcoming local events.



19:03 BST: Science and the Sea - Spaghetti Monster πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

As the oceans get warmer, new critters turn up on beaches where they’ve never been seen before.



19:05 BST: Phantom Circuit #342 - Pot Luck πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com

Music by Dubstar, Hector Zazou, Adonis Redux, Mentallo & the Fixer, Cialyn, Luigi Ceccarelli, Carya Amara, Ennio Morricone, Restore X, Astrud Gilberto, Π”ΠΆΠ°Π½ ΠšΡƒ, Corneil Nies, Simon Heartfield, Whiteqube, System 01, Cobra Family Picnic, Area, M.Nomized & De Fabriek and Quimper.



20:35 BST: Book Drop #17 - Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 2 πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 2' by Hafiz, translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell.



20:37 BST: Downtime

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Monday, 27 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: EarthDate - Maya Water Purification πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:02 BST: Cliff Notes #18 (rpt)

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of forthcoming local events.



19:04 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio Episode #37 - Frippy, Frithy & Frisselly πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

This edition focuses on music by Robert Fripp, Bill Frisell and Fred Frith.



20:01 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #17 - Japanese Rhumba πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'Japanese Rhumba' by Jayne and Audrey Meadows is found in the fog.



20:34 BST: Downtime

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Friday, 24 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Cliff Notes #18 - forthcoming local events (rpt)

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of forthcoming local events.



19:03 BST: Science and the Sea - Endangered Croaker πŸ†•

Marine science topics.



19:05 BST: Phantom Circuit #341 - Clandestine Transmission πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com

Music by Richard H. Kirk, Cabaret Voltaire, Solar Woodroach, Toshifumi Hinata, 4T Thieves, Aphex Twin, NNYz?, Bavarian Radio Orchestra, uncredited artists, Catapulta & Svayam, Forest Robots, Ryan Summers, Wozo, Strangebird~Sounds, Cora, MUWN, Udder Milk Decay, Rafael Cheuquelaf and Kai Nobuko.



20:35 BST: Book Drop #16 - Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 1 πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'Poems from the Divan of Hafiz - Poem 1' by Hafiz, translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell.



20:37 BST: Downtime

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Monday, 20 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: EarthDate - Coral Bleaching πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:02 BST: Cliff Notes #18 - forthcoming local events πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of forthcoming local events.



19:05 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #36 - Increasing πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

In this edition we start off with a solo piece and climb all the way up to a nonet! Music from Jim Hall, Lee Konitz, Zoot Sims, Kenny Dorham, Wes Montgomery and more.



20:05 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #16 - There's a Right Way, a Wrong Way πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'There's a Right Way, a Wrong Way' by Helen Carter is found in the fog.



20:38 BST: Downtime

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Friday, 17 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Big Changes? πŸ†•

Marine science topics.



19:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #340 - Grade A πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com

Music by Blear Moon, Jan Pieter Geersing, Headboggle, Lezet, Talk Talk, A Wave a Mouth, Albinotron, WΓ³ma, AlzAlya DrOwL, The Human League, San Mateo, Elli & Jacno, Infinity Room, Piero Umiliani, Audraulic, Visitors, Emilian Gatsov and Eko_Fisk.



20:32 BST: Book Drop #15 - On a Picture of a Black Centaur by Edmund Dulac πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'On a Picture of a Black Centaur by Edmund Dulac' by W.B. Yeats.



20:34 BST: Downtime

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Monday, 13 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Cliff Notes #17 (rpt)

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

Forthcoming local events.



19:02 BST: EarthDate - The Thing about String πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:04 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #35 - A Five πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Featuring some of our favorite quintets, with music from Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Billy Harper, Horace Tapscott and many more.



20:04 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #15 - The Broken Record πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'The Broken Record' by Mae Questel is found in the fog.



20:38 BST: Downtime

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Friday, 10 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Cliff Notes #17 (rpt)

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of forthcoming local events. First broadcast on Monday.



19:02 BST: Science and the Sea - Sharks and Seagrass πŸ†•

Marine science topics.



19:04 BST: Phantom Circuit #339 - Ins and Outs πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com

Music by My Carbon Life, Delta-Sleep-Inducing Peptide, Thet Liturgiske OwΓ€sendet, Stark Effect, Jackie Lomax, I Scream, The Starkman, Neural, Jari, Nastrom, Xavier, Heavy Cloud, Hawkwind, Tangerine Dream, Renzu, Zack Hersh, Blueonsilver, Masaru Saito and Net Terminal.



20:34 BST: Book Drop #14 - Father and Child πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'Father and Child' by W.B. Yeats.



20:35 BST: Downtime

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Monday, 6 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: EarthDate - Mosquito-Inspired Injection πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



19:02 BST: Cliff Notes #17 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

News of forthcoming local events.



19:04 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #34 - Por Vivir πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Music from Argentina: Horacio Chivo Borarro, Alfredo Remus, Jorges Navarro, Eduardo Lagos and many more.



19:59 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #14 - You Got Me Crying πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'You Got Me Crying' by Jimmy Reed is found in the fog.



20:31 BST: Downtime

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Saturday, 4 September 2021

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The broadcast starts at 19:00 BST / 18:00 UTC / 14:00 ET / 11:00 PT / 20:00 CEST. Check for your timezone.


19:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Gut Check πŸ†•

Marine science topics.



19:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #338 - It is the Journey that Matters in the End πŸ†•

The radiophonic programme of strange and wonderful sound waves. phantomcircuit.com

Music by Masaru Satoh, Frohm, Headboggle, Ursula's Cartridges, Ichiko Hashimoto, Circuit Aesthetics, Benny Kalama & the Hawaiian Village Serenaders, Jean Michel HervΓ©, PJ Harvey, SIGHUP, The Gaye Device, Alu, Andrew Heath, Front Line Assembly, Mimi Ivanova & Start and FM.



20:32 BST: Book Drop #13 - Stanzas to— πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'Stanzas to—' by Emily Brontë



20:34 BST: Downtime

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