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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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7 Jul 2015
00:15:09

The Monocle Arts Review - Music: David Stubbs: 

Music writer David Stubbs and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller discuss an eclectic selection of music releases, encompassing new works of ambient electronica, modern Glaswegian folk and a collaboration between The Long Lost Band and Tim Buckley's lyricist, Larry Beckett.

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6 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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6 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Culture with Rob Bound - Summer reading list: 

Arifa Akbar, literary editor of ‘The Independent’, and John Mitchinson, founder of Unbound publishers, join Robert Bound in the studio to discuss the titles they are most looking forward to getting stuck in to on their summer holidays. Plus: we round up some of the best magazines to enjoy poolside, including a preview of Monocle’s newest publication, ‘The Escapist’.

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6 Jul 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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6 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Monday 6 July: 

Uncertainty reigns in Greece as the finance minister quits and Alexis Tsipras celebrates the results of the weekend’s referendum. Plus we look at Asian airlines vying for their share of a burgeoning market and take the temperature of this week’s luxury business news.

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6 Jul 2015
0:55:24

The Globalist - Monday 6 July: 

As Greece comes to terms with the weekend’s vote against bailout measures, what next for Greece and eurozone leaders? Also, after two terrorist attacks threaten to wipe out Tunisian tourism, we head to Lebanon to find out how Beirut rescued the industry. We also begin our series on department stores around the world and leaf through the morning’s newspapers.

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6 Jul 2015
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Photography: Sue Steward: 

Photography critic Sue Steward talks us through the latest exhibition at the Wapping Project Bankside, a show of Raymond Cauchetier’s work at the James Hyman Gallery and ‘Fresh Faced + Wild Eyed’, a collection of pictures by photography graduates.

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5 Jul 2015
00:29:07

Asia Pac Unwrapped - New trends: 

We hear about Mandarin Oriental’s plans for a new luxury hotel in Beijing. Barely a week goes by without a trendy burger joint popping up in Melbourne but the latest comes with an interesting twist. In Tokyo we find out why folk are waiting in queues for… ice shavings. Plus we’ll hear about some of the best ways to spend 24 hours in Sydney.

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5 Jul 2015
00:16:05

The Bulletin with UBS - Referendums and exits: 

As all eyes turn to Athens we explore referendums and exits and consider the history of monetary union break-ups. What, if anything, can history teach us about the current crisis?

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5 Jul 2015
00:54:17

The Monocle Weekly - Food for thought: 

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound get a new slant on art with Dana Arnold, learn how to make authentic New York pizza with chef Bruno di Fabio and find out why the Moog keyboard is still king of the disco (and the concert hall) with Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory.

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5 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Big Interview - Elif Shafak: 

Description: Acclaimed Turkish writer Elif Shafak talks to Georgina Godwin about the art of storytelling, the great promise of language and the polarisation of Turkish society and public space.

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4 Jul 2015
00:28:36

The Recap - News and analysis highlights: 

As the saga gripping Greece continues, we hear about the rallies taking place across the nation. Plus Hungary begins offering cash incentives to attract citizens back to the country. We’ll also hear a highlight from this week’s series focusing on the evolution of the television news anchor and chat to Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé in Merano.

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