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The Atlantic Shift

The Atlantic Shift plays a selection of the finest music from all over the world, handpicked for you by Monocle's editorial team. From Williamsburg to São Paulo, spend your day tuned to Monocle 24.

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 Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

Catch up

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The Rundown: 

From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide.

Latest podcasts

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2 May 2016
00:30:00

Culture with Robert Bound - Summer lookahead 2016: 

As we approach summer we summon some cultural experts to find out what films are worth missing a bit of sunshine for, what music we should soundtrack our holidays to and which exhibitions we should be wandering. Ossian Ward, head of content at the Lisson Gallery, broadcaster and DJ Nick Luscombe, and film critic Karen Krizanovich take up the conversation with Robert Bound. Plus: we preview this year’s Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona.

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2 May 2016
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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2 May 2016
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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2 May 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist: 

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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2 May 2016
00:13:45

The Monocle Arts Review - Art: Charlotte Burns: 

We visit New York to investigate the ancient art of the Hellenistic period at the Met before heading to the museum’s roof to learn about a new installation called ‘PsychoBarn’ that’s altering the Manhattan skyline. Plus: we discuss a playful reimagining of a Japanese tea ceremony by US artist Tom Sachs. Charlotte Burns from ‘The Art Newspaper’ and Robert Bound take up the conversation.

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1 May 2016
00:15:00

The Bulletin with UBS - Why should I retire?: 

The idea of old age has shifted as people are living longer. We travel the world to gauge how views have changed and learn that retirement is not the same as old age.

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1 May 2016
00:50:00

The Monocle Weekly - Wolfgang Tillmans, Alan Kitching and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers : 

Turner Prize-winning artist Wolfgang Tillmans explains his new posters series and why he’s campaigning for the UK to stay in the EU, we celebrate print with letterpress master Alan Kitching and talk to writer, landscape designer and preservationist Elizabeth Barlow Rogers about her new book ‘Green Metropolis’ and the allure of New York’s Central Park.

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1 May 2016
00:30:00

The Big Interview - Rossana Orlandi: 

The Big Interview is back with a brand new series for 2016. We kick off with a special interview recorded at Salone del Mobile in Milan. Monocle editor in chief Tyler Brûlé sits down with the doyen of design Rossana Orlandi to discuss the evolution of the fair, locally made goods and the future of Italian design.

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30 Apr 2016
00:26:14

Meet the Writers - Dom Joly: 

Dom Joly, UK author, journalist and creator of comedy series ‘Trigger Happy TV’ bares all on his life and career. He talks about his troubles with anxiety, how he’s “so egotistical it’s insane” and his latest spontaneous purchase: a hot-air balloon.

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30 Apr 2016
00:29:42

The Foreign Desk - Colombia and the peace process: 

At some stage this year a peace deal is likely to be signed between the Colombian government and Farc guerrillas, ending a 50-year civil war. It’s not easy to balance peace and justice. We ask whether this agreement can teach us how to solve other wars.

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30 Apr 2016
00:28:06

The Stack - Architectural print: 

When you’re designing and building your architecture pages, deciding on your materials is a challenge. But whether it’s the abundance of design prowess inside the pages of ‘Lobby’ or the expertly crafted minimalism of ‘Disegno’ – architecture on the page is a constructive undertaking all of its own.

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30 Apr 2016
00:56:54

The Curator: 

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

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30 Apr 2016
00:15:38

The Sessions at Midori House - Alma Elste: 

Parisian musician and producer Alma Elste is one to keep a beady eye on. Drawing influences from her classical upbringing and the French electro scene, she keeps her production slick but her breathy vocals make the final product sound effortlessly chic, earning her comparisons to the likes of James Blake and Lana Del Rey.

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29 Apr 2016
00:57:30

The Monocle Daily - Friday 29 April: 

We debate the cultural outlook for Iran as the country returns to the polls this weekend and learn why Geneva has become a magnet for questionable art purchases. Plus: we discover how to humanely move rare animals to nature reserves around the world.

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29 Apr 2016
00:30:00

The Cinema Show - Tarkovsky and the old west: 

How did the work of Russian auteur Andrei Tarkovsky inspire London’s stunning Curzon Bloomsbury? We ask Takero Shimazaki, the architect behind the design. We also catch up with the 82-year-old star of Tarkovsky’s 1986 masterpiece ‘The Sacrifice’. Plus: the first US film shot in Cuba since 1959 and Natalie Portman goes west in ‘Jane Got a Gun’.

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