Just when you thought all the fun and sugar had been stripped from the pop video, along comes Summer Time Love from m-flo's new album Cosmicolor. Released as a single last summer, we are particularly fond of Verbal's sharp styling, the girly performance by Emi Hinouchi and back-up dancers in kimonos and yukata robes.
This weekend check out a mischievous collection of paintings and ceramics in London, head to the Middle East’s premier art event Art Dubai, and get lost in the immersive new album from Philadelphia band The War on Drugs.
Books: Catalogue of love affair, an East End turf survey, George Steiner's essays.
Films:Jamie Johnson's documentary Sounds Like Teen Spirit and fresh blood in Let the Right one In.
Art: New shows at Athens and Turin…
Joy King started out as an accountant and ended up as a script writer for an adult film company. She tells Monocle about her love for conjuring up steamy scenes and her efforts to boost the image of her business.
The best of this week on Monocle 24, from Indonesia’s new president crowdsourcing his cabinet, to the *Architectones* exhibition in Barcelona. We also meet a man who has dedicated his life to the delicate craft of mandolin making.