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Broadcast Schedule

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 (provisional schedule)

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15:00 BST: EarthDate πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



15:02 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #9 πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.



15:32 BST: Cliff Notes #13 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.



15:34 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #29 πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.



17:33 BST: Science and the Sea - Colorful Eyes πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

Fish display an amazing array of colours...


17:35 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 4 August 2021 (provisional schedule)

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15:00 BST: EarthDate πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



15:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #334 πŸ†•

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



17:32 BST: Book Drop #9 πŸ†•

Readings from literature.



17:55 BST: Science and the Sea - Research Assistants πŸ†•

Marine science topics.



17:57 BST: Downtime

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Recent Broadcasts

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

Friday, 23 July 2021

An additional broadcast, in part to test the streaming software. All the programmes are as aired last Wednesday.

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16:00 BST: EarthDate - Man Made Fire, Fire Made Man (rpt)

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



16:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #333 - Light and Musick in Mine Hand (rpt)

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

Music by Heron & Crane, The German Ocean, Abaddon, Script Kid, ? & the Mysterians, Gal Costa, LES, The Armadillo Radio Orchestra (Dir. Mr. Random), Konrad Plaickner Orchestra, Cassilda and Carcosa, Cancer, Conspiracy Therapists, Secret Nuclear, Sun-Inside, Timothy London and the Soho Sisters, Percival Pembroke, Infinity Room, Crennwiick and The Gaye Device.



17:32 BST: Book Drop #8 - In the Court of the Dragon (rpt)

Readings from literature.

'In the Court of the Dragon' by Robert W. Chambers.



17:55 BST: Science and the Sea - Birds Galore (rpt)

Marine science topics.

The recent saga of life on Ascension Island is a series of miscalculations...



17:57 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 21 July 2021

This broadcast was made much later in the day than usual, due to the software we usually use being unable to connect to Mixcloud and a replacement system having to be set up.

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20:00 BST: EarthDate - Man Made Fire, Fire Made Man πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



20:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #333 - Light and Musick in Mine Hand πŸ†•

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

Music by Heron & Crane, The German Ocean, Abaddon, Script Kid, ? & the Mysterians, Gal Costa, LES, The Armadillo Radio Orchestra (Dir. Mr. Random), Konrad Plaickner Orchestra, Cassilda and Carcosa, Cancer, Conspiracy Therapists, Secret Nuclear, Sun-Inside, Timothy London and the Soho Sisters, Percival Pembroke, Infinity Room, Crennwiick and The Gaye Device.



21:32 BST: Book Drop #8 - In the Court of the Dragon πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

'In the Court of the Dragon' by Robert W. Chambers.



21:55 BST: Science and the Sea - Birds Galore πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

The recent saga of life on Ascension Island is a series of miscalculations...



21:57 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 14 July 2021

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15:00 BST: EarthDate - Flamingo Pink Lakes πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.



15:02 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #8 - Billy the Kid πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'Billy the Kid' by Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra is found in the fog.



15:32 BST: Cliff Notes #12 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

Local news.



15:34 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #28 - Four Winds πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Featuring some of our favorite quartets, with music by William Parker, Modern Jazz Quartet, John Ambercrombie, Anthony Braxton, Dave Holland, Scum Quartet and many more!



17:33 BST: Science and the Sea - Melting Bergs πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

You might not think that the way an iceberg melts matters much, but it does!


17:35 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 7 July 2021

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15:00 BST: Phantom Circuit #332 - with a session by Grey Frequency πŸ†•

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

Featuring a session by Grey Frequency, plus music by These Liminal Days, David Colohan, Claude Larson, Viktor van River, Candy Sylver, Niteffect, Polypores, Chuck W. x Gustavo Prado, Tewl, John Foxx and the Maths, Thomas Leer & Robert Rental, X-Ray Delta One, Portion Control, Datewithdeath and Trajedesaliva.



16:30 BST: EarthDate #231 - Earth, Wind and Water πŸ†•

Discover the natural wonders of Earth.

Throughout the Apollo missions, NASA believed there was no water on the Moon...



16:32 BST: Book Drop #7 - The Necklace πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

"The Necklace" from 'I, Mary MacLane: A Diary of Human Days' by Mary MacLane.



16:38 BST: Science and the Sea - Fish and Shrimp Combo πŸ†•

Marine science topics.

The longfin damsel fish is a feisty little farmer.



16:40 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 30 June 2021

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15:00 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #7 - Congo πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'Congo' by Chick Webb and His Orchestra is found in the fog.



15:30 BST: Cliff Notes #11 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

Selected local news and events.



15:33 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #27 - String Theory πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Music from Matthew Shipp, Amber Asylum, William Parker, A Hawk & a Handsaw, Set Fire to Flames, Rachel's, Kronos Quartet, Dirty Three and many more.



17:30 BST: Science and the Sea - Deep Freeze πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

An event like no other: a sea turtle rescue.


17:32 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 23 June 2021

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15:00 BST: Funderground #9 (repeat)

Kai Nobuko of the absurdist music reviews site Yeah I Know It Sucks leads you on an exciting journey through the underground of new music.

Music by Drew Fitzgerald, Demetri Martin, Party Boy Sings, Weird Paul and many more.



16:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Quieter Seas πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

The humpback whales of Glacier Bay, Alaska.



16:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #331 - Midsummer Miscellany πŸ†•

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

Music by Renaldo & the Loaf, Filmmaker, Edgar Froese, Headsnack & Primo Sol, Severed Heads, Giants of Discovery, Rupert Lally, Dreamlogicc, Alex Mason, Sounds of Space Project, Frame, Diego Funes, Black Lung, David Breather, Hypp Fractal, Toxic Chicken, Diagram Brothers, Sieben and Seven.



17:32 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 16 June 2021

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15:00 BST: Phantom Circuit #330 - Narcotic Hum Pit πŸ†•

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

Music by Jumble Hole Clough, The Gaye Device, Visitors, Georges Chatelain & HervΓ© Roy, Rephazer, Bob Lord, Runningonair, X.Y.R., M, Iyari, Survey Channel, Maria de Rossi, D Rothon, Cecil Wary & Alain Feanch, Scream Time, Tuxedomoon, Chuck W., Goatherder, Delta-Sleep-Inducing Peptide, Covolux, Marc'o Dope-Ra, and Affaire Difficile.



16:30 BST: Science and the Sea - Reef Snacks πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

The smallest fish in the ocean grow fast and die young.



16:32 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #26 - Fanfare πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Amazing music from some of our favorite trumpet players, including Dave Douglas, Bill Dixon, Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry, Kenny Durham, Wadada Leo Smith and Bobby Bradford.



18:25 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 9 June 2021

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15:00 BST: Funderground #8 (repeat)

Kai Nobuko of the absurdist music reviews site Yeah I Know It Sucks leads you on an exciting journey through the underground of new music.

Music by Stay Ali, Datacrashrobot, Rita Braga, Xqui, Neurosampler and many more.



16:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Ice Islands πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

Most islands don't move around much...



16:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #329 - Atomic Pitch Run πŸ†•

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

Music by Jeremy Zuckerman, Papay, Virtually J, Jonathan Snipes, Earthborn Visions, Frank Gartner, d3k4, Molez, TABA, OKAM, Do-Po, Aboombong, Palsekam, Astral Robot, Georges Rodi, Sounds of Space Project, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Halo Svevo, Liar Flower, Unkommuniti, Those Who Came Before Us (and Us Who Are Yet to Follow), Goy, Grauzone and Grey Frequency.



18:02 BST: Book Drop #6 - The Music on the Hill πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

A reading of "The Music on the Hill" by Saki.



18:17 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 2 June 2021

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15:00 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #6 - To Love Again πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'To Love Again' by Carmen Cavallaro is found in the fog.



15:30 BST: Cliff Notes #10 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

A summary of selected local news.



15:32 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #25 - Three Jazz πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Two hours of music from some great trios, featuring Ahmad Jamal, Max Roach, Matthew Shipp, Barry Harris, McCoy Tyner, Warne Marsh, Maria Kannegaard and many more.



17:26 BST: Science and the Sea - Bryde's Whales πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

One of the most endangered groups of whales in the World.



17:28 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 26 May 2021

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15:00 BST: Funderground #7 (repeat)

Kai Nobuko of the absurdist music reviews site Yeah I Know It Sucks leads you on an exciting journey through the underground of new music.

Music by Neil, The Doll, Car Sofa, The Minty-Uzz, Equinox and many more.



16:00 BST: Book Drop #5 - Memory πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

The Usual Lady returns to read "Memory" by H. P. Lovecraft.



16:03 BST: Phantom Circuit #328 - Running out of Time πŸ†•

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

Music by Jari, The Unseen, The Night Monitor, FeldFunker, Cowboy Flying Saucer, Nach After, Stanley Wilson, Cacero Lazo, Scream Time, BTB, Onepointwo, Eeem (eim), Iyari, Whettman Chelmets, Petunia-Liebling MacPumpkin, Francesca Heart, Борис Π’ΠΈΡ…ΠΎΠΌΠΈΡ€ΠΎΠ², Blurt, Mr Eff, The Filmcast, Filmmaker, Eduardo JofrΓ© AKA Only-1, Simon Heartfield, Julia van der Piller, Shinpal, Sieben, Holger Hiller, Eivind Aarset and Ady Zehnpfennig.



18:03 BST: Science and the Sea - Making Connections πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.



18:05 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 19 May 2021

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15:00 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #5 - No! No! No! πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'No! No! No!' by Enric Madriguera and His Orchestra, with vocals by Patricia Gilmore, is found in the fog.



15:30 BST: Science and the Sea - Icefish πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

The only known vertebrate that doesn't have red blood cells.



15:32 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #24 - Piano Scrubs πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Two hours of solo piano from Art Tatum, Bud Powell, Ahmad Jamal, Horace Tapscott, Keith Jarrett, Sun Ra, Mal Waldron, Jaki Byard, Charles Gayle and many more.



17:29 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 12 May 2021

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15:00 BST: Funderground #6 (repeat)

Kai Nobuko of the absurdist music reviews site Yeah I Know It Sucks leads you on an exciting journey through the underground of new music.

Music by MC Driweave, Niobe, Francis Bebey, Scratch Pet Land, Fae & Seffi, The Caretaker and many more.



16:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Deep Threat πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

No place is safe...



16:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #327 - Polterabend πŸ†•

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

Music by Circuit Aesthetics, David Colohan, The Little Hand of the Faithful, The Percy Faith Strings, Richey Hackett, Toxic Chicken, Autharktos, Menace, Dania, Runningonair, Ghosts of Dance, D Rothon, Diego Funes, Mystified, Dissolved, Steve Gray, Grey Frequency, Mark Ayres, Mathieu Lamontagne & Emmanuel Toledo and The German Ocean.



17:32 BST: Book Drop #4 - A Piece of Chalk πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

"A Piece of Chalk" by G. K. Chesterton.



17:41 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 5th May 2021

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15:00 BST: Phantom Circuit #326 - Mais Oui πŸ†•

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

Music by Roller State Zero, Kindly Spoken Thieves, Sieben, Didier Lockwood, Cybergoth, AysΓ©n, The Human League, Rafael Cheuquelaf, Elisabeth Waldo and Her Concert Orchestra, Bernard Fevre, Genox, Difference, Soreboi, Sematic4, Goatherder, Pierre Dutour, Hawkwind, Mr Eff and X-Beliebig.



16:30 BST: Science and the Sea - Keeping Tabs πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

The giant squid is one of the biggest animals in the oceans...



16:32 BST: Cliff Notes #9 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

A summary of selected local news.



16:33 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #23 - The Two Thing πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Free and experimental jazz from such duos as Archie Shepp & Joachim Kuhn, Cooper-Moore & Stephen Gauci, Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger, Dave Holland & Sam Rivers and Christine Abdelnour & Magda Mayas.



18:25 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 28 April 2021

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15:00 BST: Funderground #5 (repeat)

Kai Nobuko of the absurdist music reviews site Yeah I Know It Sucks leads you on an exciting journey through the underground of new music.

Music by The Caring Babies, Michel Bananes Jr., 8rolek, Dirt Complain, Yarhkob, Princess Julia and many more.



16:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Glacial Tsunami πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

Melting glaciers are a big problem...



16:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #325 - Unknown πŸ†•

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

Music by M.Nomized, Morgan Fisher, N (93) + Deep, Low Altitude, Butchcrutch, Letters from Mouse, Ohsaurus, Eric Random, TABA, The Residents, In this Place there is No End, Saturnin Sektor, Lee Rosevere, Massimo Discepoli, John Foxx and the Maths, Kaj Duncan David, Sun-Inside and Toxic Chicken.



17:32 BST: Book Drop #3 - The Breeze on Beachy Head πŸ†•

Readings from literature.

"The Breeze on Beachy Head" by Richard Jefferies.



17:52 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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15:00 BST: Long-Form Foghorn #4 - Arrivederci Roma πŸ†•

Sounds linger longer in the fog.

'Arrivederci Roma' by Nilla Pizzi is found in the fog.



15:30 BST: Science and the Sea - Noisy Toadfish πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

Sympathy for the male oyster toadfish...



15:32 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #22 - The Shape of Jazz to Drum πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

The sounds of Borah Bergman & Hamid Drake, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Joey Baron, Marc Copland, Drew Gress, Jack Dejohnette and more.



17:24 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 14 April 2021

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15:00 BST: Funderground #9 πŸ†•

Kai Nobuko of the absurdist music reviews site Yeah I Know It Sucks leads you on an exciting journey through the underground of new music.

Music by Drew Fitzgerald, Demetri Martin, Party Boy Sings, Weird Paul and many more.



16:00 BST: Cliff Notes #8 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

Selected local news.



16:02 BST: Phantom Circuit #324 - Sunshine πŸ†•

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

An extended edition, with music by BTB, Lim, C. Reider, Aysén, The Badgeman, Survey Channel, Rephazer, Jonathan Snipes, Bobuck, Peter Thomas, The Blue Wing Console, Cialyn, AK47, Kalashnikov, Viktor van River, Bob Lord, Isabelle de Funès, Prontaxan, AOTW, The Auroch, Radio Honolulu, Amongst the Pigeons, IQS, Hana & Dana, Whettman Chelmets, Teruyuki Kurihara and Ringhausen.



18:02 BST: Science and the Sea - Blue Dragon πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

Blue dragons are among Nature's most efficient recyclers.



18:04 BST: Downtime

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Wednesday, 7 April 2021

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15:00 BST: Funderground #8 πŸ†•

Kai Nobuko of the absurdist music reviews site Yeah I Know It Sucks leads you on an exciting journey through the underground of new music.

Music by Stay Ali, Datacrashrobot, Rita Braga, Xqui, Neurosampler and many more.



16:00 BST: Cliff Notes #7 - Selected Local News for 7th April 2021 πŸ†•

Concise features about Beachy Head and related areas.

Selected Local News for 7th April 2021.



16:02 BST: Tiny Red Dragons Radio #21 - Voices Carry πŸ†•

Adventures in the musical wilderness.

Music from McCoy Tyner, Nicole Mitchell, Terry Riley, Luc Ferrari, Keiji Haino, Bobby Hutcherson, Susan Alcorn and many more.



18:00 BST: Science and the Sea - Stubborn Hurricanes πŸ†•

Marine science topics in an engaging two-minute story format.

The 2020 hurricane season was a mean one...



18:02 BST: Downtime

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