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The Pacific Shift

The Pacific Shift brings you music from around the Pacific Rim, Asia and beyond. J-pop, K-pop, T-pop and more, Monocle is the soundtrack to your day by the Pacific.

Daily shows

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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Recap: 

Catch up with all of the week's big stories.

Latest episodes

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30 Jun 2015
00:16:12

The Monocle Arts Review - Music: Luke Turner: 

Luke Turner, associate editor of the Quietus talks us through new album releases from Finnish synth-pop-maker Jaakko Eino Kalevi and the producer credited with pioneering footwork music in Chicago - RP Boo. Plus we’ll find out what ‘post-Troika Hellenic Trance Music’ sounds like with an album that’s been 10 years in the making by a British-Greek project called Xaos.

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29 Jun 2015
00:58:51

The Monocle Daily: 

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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29 Jun 2015
00:28:35

Culture with Rob Bound - Summer Blockbusters: 

Tim Robey, film critic for 'The Daily Telegraph' and David Jenkins, editor of 'Little White Lies' magazine' join Robert Bound in the studio to review what's on the silver screen over the coming months, from big-budget blockbusters to the most engaging documentaries. Plus we find out where the best outdoor screening experiences are around the world.

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29 Jun 2015
00:30:00

Midori House: 

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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29 Jun 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing: 

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.

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29 Jun 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Monday 29 June: 

Discussions about the economic situation in Greece, the UK’s relationship with the EU and Dilma Rousseff's trip to America. We also explore the global role of news anchors and Phil Clark reviews the morning newspapers.

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29 Jun 2015
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Art: Francesca Gavin: 

Robert Bound whizzes around a trio of new exhibitions in Europe with art critic and curator Francesca Gavin. Together they see work by Haroon Mirza at Museum Tinguely in Basel, a John Waters show at Sprüth Magers in London and “Now’s the Time” by Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Guggenheim Bilbao.

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28 Jun 2015
00:28:56

Asia Pac Unwrapped - Coffee and cronuts: 

We discover that Melbourne is not the only city in the Asia PAC region garnering a reputation as a coffee lover’s capital. We also hear about the Indonesian-flag carrier’s plans for global expansion. Plus: we sample the delights on offer at Tokyo’s new cronut bakery.

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28 Jun 2015
00:15:34

The Bulletin with UBS - Emerging markets healthcare: 

We explore the potential of emerging markets healthcare for investors, discuss how demography and other secular changes are affecting the sector and assess the viability of reform programmes across EM economies.

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28 Jun 2015
00:54:06

The Monocle Weekly - Quality time: 

Robert Bound and Andrew Tuck meet Lisson Gallery owner Nicholas Logsdail and discover how art can enhance the quality of life in the spaces it inhabits. They also talk to the cast of War Horse about authentically horsing around and learn about the story of indigo from author Jenny Balfour-Paul.

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28 Jun 2015
00:28:36

The Big Interview - Will Young: 

Award-winning British performer Will Young talks to Monocle’s Georgina Godwin about life on stage and screen, campaigning against discrimination and the experience of turning instant fame into long-term success after being an early winner of the worldwide ‘Idol’ franchise.

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27 Jun 2015
00:28:35

The Recap - News and analysis highlights: 

We discuss the aftermath of South Carolina’s church shooting, the winning design for Helsinki’s Guggenheim museum, how to fix the Gare du Nord station in Paris and why bookshops increase cities’ quality of life.

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