This is the blog for Daily Subversions the weekly radio programme presented by Amber Jacobs on ResonanceFM every Friday 11.30am (starting May 6th 2011) and repeated every Wednesday at 5pm. A Daily Subversion can be any practice or action in an everyday situation that in some way disrupts entrenched power relations, makes the familiar strange, reveals underlying ideologies, uses humour in unlikely contexts, inspires solidarity and resistance and more...

Thursday, 21 July 2011

This week's show.........


This week on Daily Subversions the writer, academic and poet Denise Riley talks about death in everyday life and Kirsten Hudson on maternal subversions in the parks of Los Angeles. To end the show a musical subversion by Gordon Hon....

11.30am Friday July 23rd on resonanceFM 104.4

The show will be posted here in the archive section after the show on friday.

Thursday, 14 July 2011

This week's show.........


This week on Daily Subversions consultant psychiatrist Jonathan Bindman talks about the politics of not eating lunch and textile artist Tessa Brown discusses her motel subversions. And more songs from Russell.
Friday 11.30am on ResonanceFM

Link to NO FREE LUNCH Website referred to by Jonathan Bindman

Thursday, 7 July 2011

This week's show.........

Now available to download in the archive.

Mandy Merck on perverting subversion and subverting perversion plus Resonance vs Rupert Murdoch.
Listen again or download from the archive on the right of this blog.
The show is also repeated on Resonance on wednesday at 5pm.

Thursday, 30 June 2011

This week's show.........


This week listen to Guy Beckett on sexuality and subversion and Scarlet West on subversion in pubs.
Tune into on friday July 1st at 11.30am or listen again on our website where the show will be posted as a podcast after the broadcast.
Remember the shows are repeated on Resonance every wednesday at 5pm.

The song at the end is an unreleased recording by a man called Russell sometime in the mid 80s.
You can download it along with more wonderful songs by him HERE

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

This week's show.........


This week on Friday June 24th at 11.30 am you can hear Benrik on marxism and mobile phones and the question of subversive products, Liliana Risi on subversions with a consequence , Louisa Minkin on what is left over after the mainstream has swallowed everything up and Sarah Turner on those little subversions that make all the difference.
Remember this show will be repeated on wednesday at 5pm on ResonanceFM and will be posted here in our archives after the friday broadcast.

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

This week's show.........

This week's show with Richard Seymour and Amber Jacobs : listen again... 
Now available to download in the archive...

This week you can listen to author Richard Seymour (who blogs as Lenin's Tomb) talk about writing, blogging and working in a call centre. Also this week, Amber Jacobs talks about her domestic uncanny daily/nightly subversions....
This friday June 17th 11.30am on ResonanceFM and repeated wednesday at 5pm.

Friday, 10 June 2011

This week's show is in archives

Go to archives (to the right on this blog) to download the current show with Grayson Perry... It will also be broadcast on Resonance this sunday June 12th at 7pm.

More information & download link for the music for this show HERE.

Grayson Perry on Daily Subversions: New broadcast time for this show

Resonance are v sorry for playing the wrong show today and are going to broadcast this week's Daily Subversions with Grayson Perry (scroll down our blog for details) this SUNDAY at 7pm. It will also be repeated on wednesday at 5pm. It is well worth the wait so we hope you can tune in on sunday evening.
But If you can't wait until then you can listen or download it from the archive on the right...

Friday, 3 June 2011


You can hear Grayson Perry on whether there really is anything subversive about subversion in the art world, spoiling people's snapshots and unmasking masculinity among many other things. As he puts it he can "spout off for England" so he gets a show to himself. This Friday June 10th 11.30am....

While editing this I was, for some reason, reminded of the Taviani Brothers' Kaos.

Sunday, 29 May 2011

This week's show.........

On this week's show (Friday June 3rd 11.30am) you can hear barrister, Ulele Burnham on not wearing bibs, artist Simon Wells being stealthy (can't find a link so here is a completely different Simon Wells unicycling in Tokyo), performance artist, Lois Weaver hanging out her washing and Iain Sinclair writer and perambulating psycho-geographer on not mentioning that thing that's happening in 2012.

More details of Iain Sinclair and Andrew Kötting's Swandown project and related events can be found HERE. Click the picture for more on the Swan Pedalo Project (and more pictures by NRG Smith)

Friday, 27 May 2011

Download the Show

Today's show is now posted here as an mp3 file in our archive section (look to the right).
Listen again or download.
The programme is also repeated on ResonanceFM on wednesdays at 5pm.

Monday, 23 May 2011

This week's show...

This Friday 11.30 am May 27th tune in to hear writer & editor at the LRB, Paul Myerscough's cycle-subversion, artist Trish Lyons' action for Ai Weiwei on the day his installation ended at the Tate and author of Non-Stop Inertia and warehouse operative, Ivor Southwood on not going that extra mile...
The show and background music will be posted in the archive after the broadcast -and also don't forget it will be repeated on ResonanceFM on wednesday.


Daily Subversions is now repeated on ResonanceFM every wednesday at 5pm.

Friday, 20 May 2011

This weeks show now available in the archive (on the right). The background music "Yogacide" can be downloaded here.

Tune in next week for writer & editor at the LRB, Paul Myerscough's cycle-subversion, artist Trish Lyons' action for Ai Weiwei on the day his installation ended at the Tate and author of Non-Stop Inertia and warehouse operative, Ivor Southwood on not going that extra mile...

Monday, 16 May 2011

This week's show.

11.30 am Friday 20th May
This week's Daily Subversions are from Gordon Hon, film maker Melanie Light and artist Alex Schady.
After the show is broadcast on friday you can download it from here.

Friday, 13 May 2011

This weeks show.

This weeks show went out late & was cut short (like many people Resonance isn't too sharp in the morning). Anyway they have promised to get up early tomorrow & put the whole show out at 11am.
Meanwhile you can download the mp3 here
It features the author of Capitalist Realism, Mark Fisher AKA Kpunk and veteran feminist activist and theorist, Lynne Segal whose very interesting and entertaining autobiography has the very appropriate title Making Trouble.

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Tomorrows Show

Don't forget to listen to Daily Subversions on Resonance FM tomorrow morning (Friday 13th May) at 11.30. To hear Mark Fisher and Lynne Segal discuss their own daily subversions and their thoughts on subversion in relation to cultural and political resistance.

Or download it here later.

Friday, 6 May 2011

Download the first show.

Click here for an MP3 of the entire show.

The music in this show is Vultures of Cordoba by Alan Gill under the name Dalek I on a cassette only release from about 1985. It can be downloaded along with the rest of the cassette from this dusty corner of the web. Alan Gill is still making music in an improvisational outfit called The Most High.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

First Programme

The first show of Daily Subversions is on this Friday 6th May 11.30 am on Resonance FM.
It will also be available here after the broadcast.
The first show features Tim Mathews from  UK Uncut, Journalist Suzanne Moore and Nursery Teacher Lorraine Richardson.

Next weeks show (13th May) will feature Mark Fisher and Lynne Segal