Stuart Maconie's Freakier Zone Episode guide

  1. Experimental Sludge Rock

    Lisa Meyer from Birmingham's Capsule joins Stuart with some experimental sludge rock.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2014

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  2. Krautrock for Dummkopfs

    Stuart looks at Krautrock, the experimental German rock movement of late 1960s/early 70s.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2014

  3. Sidsel Endresen

    Radio 3's Fiona Talkington joins Stuart to talk about Norwegian vocalist Sidsel Endresen.

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2014

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  4. Music of the Internet Generation

    John Doran from The Quietus joins Stuart to unearth hidden internet gems.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2014

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  5. Steve Reich: A Career Retrospective

    Iconic minimalist composer Steve Reich speaks about his most celebrated compositions.

    First broadcast: 27 Jul 2014

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  6. It's Not All Brass Bands

    Stuart plays music inspired by north west England and chats to composer Richard Skelton.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2014

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  7. The Sound World of Julian Cope

    Archdrude Julian Cope invites you into his sound world with a 30-minute back to back mix.

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2014

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  8. The Various Crimes of Siltbreeze Records

    Musician Kiran Leonard presents Stuart with the various crimes of Siltbreeze Records.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2014

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  9. Roundtable

    Stuart is joined by Jim from Ghostbox Records and cellist Oliver Coates.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2014

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  10. Graham Massey presents the music of Hermeto Pascoal

    Stuart explores the music of eccentric Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal.

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2014

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  11. Anne Hilde Neset on female guitarists

    Stuart talks to Anne Hilde Neset about female guitarists.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

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  12. Supersonic's Lisa Meyer

    Experimental music promoter Lisa Meyer chats to Stuart.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2014

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  13. Music for Insomniacs

    Fiona Talkington from Radio 3's Late Junction joins Stuart with music for insomniacs.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2014

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  14. Dark Side of the Moog

    Andy Votel explores the dark side of the Moog as 6 Music Celebrates Electronica.

    First broadcast: 25 May 2014

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  15. New York's No Wave Scene

    Stuart looks into the no wave scene that gave birth to the experimental rock band Swans.

    First broadcast: 18 May 2014

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  16. How to marry poetry and music

    Radio 3's Ian McMillan talks about the strangest ways to combine poetry and music.

    First broadcast: 11 May 2014

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  17. Roundtable

    Stuart hosts a discussion about new releases in experimental and esoteric music.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2014

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  18. Orchestral

    Stuart chooses an orchestral playlist featuring Sufjan Stevens and Ornette Coleman.

    First broadcast: 27 Apr 2014

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  19. Irish experimental music

    60 minutes of the best experimental, wild and wonderful Irish men and women of music.

    First broadcast: 20 Apr 2014

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  20. Manipulated Voices

    John Doran from The Quietus shares some weird records with manipulated voices.

    First broadcast: 13 Apr 2014

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  21. The History of the Drum Machine

    808 State's Graham Massey gives Stuart a brief history of the drum machine.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2014

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  22. Novelty Beatnik Records

    Bongo-loving, beret-wearing hepcat Jonny Trunk plays novelty beatnik records. You dig?

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2014

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  23. Loop-de-loop

    Anne Hilde Neset sends Stuart loopy talking about loops and cycles in music.

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2014

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  24. Leftfield Ladies of Electronica

    Mira Calix showcases the best female artists working in electronic music.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2014

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  25. BBC live music archive

    Stuart plays archive tracks from Boards of Canada, Gentle Giant and Soft Machine.

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2014

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  26. The Horrors join Stuart

    Tom and Rhys from The Horrors share a selection of their favourite freaky tracks.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2014

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  27. Obscure Italian Soundtracks

    Andy Votel joins Stuart with some lesser-known but utterly brilliant Italian soundtracks.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2014

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  28. Roundtable discussion

    Stuart hosts a roundtable discussion critiquing new releases in the world of weird music.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 2014

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  29. Field Recordings

    Peter Meanwell joins Stuart with tracks that show an imaginative use of field recordings.

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 2014

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  30. Ice Music Festival

    Fiona Talkington reports from the Ice Music Festival in Geilo, Norway.

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 2014

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