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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 podcasts

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30 Jul 2015
01:00:00

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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30 Jul 2015
00:26:35

The Urbanist: 

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

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30 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Thursday 30 July: 

Monocle’s executive editor Steve Bloomfield is joined by guests Nina Schick and Ivor Gaber to discuss the day’s top stories, from the growing migrant crisis in Europe to China’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Plus: we take a look at espionage as the US announces the release of the Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.

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30 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 30 July: 

We discuss the future of Syriza, investigate new clues in the hunt for flight MH370 and focus on pétanque's bid to get Olympic recognition.

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30 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 30 July: 

We discuss the Turkish president’s visit to China, the state of the Russian rouble and get the business news from Paris. Plus: a review of the morning newspapers and a journey through the South Pacific.

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30 Jul 2015
00:16:07

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Sharmaine Lovegrove: 

As the long list for the 47th Man Booker International Prize is announced, we review the nominees with Sharmaine Lovegrove and delve into three of the novels on the list: ‘The Year of the Runaways’ by Sunjeev Sahota, ‘The Fishermen’ by Chigozie Obioma and ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ by Marlon James.

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29 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 29 July: 

We ask why Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard has been freed after 30 years in a US jail, learn whether Mullah Omar might really be dead and look ahead to the shortlist for the Venice Film Festival.

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29 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Episode 198: 

The team behind California-based wilderness perfumer Juniper Ridge share their passion for their products. We also investigate the business model and future of car-sharing service DriveNow. Plus: one year after profiling a family-run business in northern Greece that exports vine leaves, we revisit under a different economic climate.

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29 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 29 July: 

Andrew Tuck is joined by Kathleen Burk and Martin Plaut to discuss the day’s top stories: from a look back at US president Barack Obama’s Africa tour to an analysis of the current conflict between the PKK and Turkey. We also ask what impact the death of Mullah Omar will have on the Taliban. Plus: we discover why Disneyland Paris is under investigation.

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29 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 29 July: 

We discuss Turkey’s attacks on the PKK, explore the aftermath of a Finnish politician’s controversial remarks and look at a planned multibillion-dollar facelift for New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Plus: Monocle’s fashion director talks Alexander Wang and Hermès.

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29 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 29 July: 

We discuss the future of the UK in the EU, investigate nationalism in Hungary and the recent Chinese stock-market tumble, talk business in Melbourne and take a journey across Sardinia. Plus: we review the morning newspapers with our Istanbul bureau chief.

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29 Jul 2015
00:15:27

The Monocle Arts Review - Theatre: Donald Hutera: 

Donald Hutera, theatre critic for ‘The Times’ reviews ‘What’s it all About? Bacharach Reimagined’, an all-singing, all-dancing interpretation of the songwriter’s most-loved hits, an open-air performance of ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ and an evening of Sinatra classics at the London Palladium.

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