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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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8 Jul 2015
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Television: Alice Vincent: 

Alice Vincent, arts and entertainment writer for the ‘Daily Telegraph’ reviews the third season of ‘Orange is the New Black’, discusses the blurred lines between people and robots in sci-fi drama ‘Humans’ and as season two of ‘True Detective’ hits its third episode we decide if it lives up to its extremely successful first series.

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7 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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7 Jul 2015
00:28:44

Section D - Fair’s fair : 

Josh Fehnert meets the founders of ‘Fiera’, a new magazine that catalogues the output of the world’s design fairs. Plus Tom Morris meets design impresario Kelly Hoppen, David Plaisant goes to Battersea Power Station to check up on the progress of Phase One and we report from Toronto’s annual RAW Canvas conceptual architecture event.

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7 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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7 Jul 2015
00:29:53

The Briefing - Tuesday 7 July: 

With diplomatic fault lines between Greece and the Eurozone growing increasingly wide, we ask who the country might turn to next. We also touch down in Sydney where the city’s urban makeover is reaching a crucial new step. Plus: as Louis Vuitton is set to open a second museum dedicated to itself, we discuss luxury brands going beyond their retail roots.

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7 Jul 2015
00:58:59

The Globalist - Tuesday 7 July: 

After Greeks voted “No” to more austerity at the weekend, we continue our coverage of the aftermath live in Athens. Meanwhile, as another deadline looms in Tehran, we discuss the nuclear deal that may or may not happen. Plus: our department store series continues in Milan with La Rinascente.

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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 - Monday 6 July: 

We analyse the fallout of the Greek “No” vote live in Athens and, from the studio, learn why Tony Abbott is trying to stop Australian politicians appearing on a popular talk show. Plus: we look at the latest headlines from across Asia.

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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 - Monday 6 July: 

As thousands gathered last night in Athen’s Syntagma square to celebrate the outcome of Sunday’s referendum, we ask how much room is still left for negotiations. In this special edition of Midori House, Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield is joined by Daniella Peled and Roger Boyes as they take an in-depth look at the unfolding Greek crisis.

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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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