Nights for Friday 18 October 2013
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:06 On The Spot - Reverend Dr Margaret Mayman
Impromptu thoughts, perspectives and opinions on either the little or big things of life.
Trevor Reekie meets the members of the band Waves, who talk about the creative travels and travails leading to the 2013 re-release of their 1975 debut album.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 The Shed – A Whole New World of Music
Award-winning former British broadcaster Mark Coles presents his pick of the best new music releases and demos from around the planet. A glorious mix of brand new sounds from all over the world, real conversations with music makers and tales of everyday life as seen from an English garden shed. (MCM)
This week, a man with 7,000 rare Arab classical 7RPMs – the Lebanese record collector Kamal Kassar – talks about his new four-CD collection of early 1900s recordings by the maverick Egyptian singer Abdel Hay Hilmi. Music too from possibly the best band in China, a project from Israel, jazz of sorts the US, and other treats from Colombia, Lebanon, the UK and Benin.