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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.

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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.

Catch up

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The Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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The Rundown: 

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

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29 Aug 2016
00:03:55

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 21: the Cascade: 

In the Armenian capital of Yerevan there is one structure that draws attention like no other: the Cascade. We check out the brainchild of a group of pioneering modernist architects in the 1960s.

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29 Aug 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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29 Aug 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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29 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Art: Charlotte Burns: 

Georgina Godwin is joined by Charlotte Burns of ‘The Art Newspaper’ for a rundown of the latest New York exhibitions, with shows at MoMA, the Met Breuer and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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28 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Bulletin with UBS - Abenomics rebooted: 

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has been busy revamping his economic revival plan after receiving a fresh electoral mandate. We gauge the impact of “Abenomics” and ask whether the government’s latest moves can deliver long-term success.

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28 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Weekly - Paul MacAlindin, Michael Bird and Travis Elborough: 

Orchestra conductor Paul MacAlindin describes how he helped musicians form the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq and we get a creative lesson in art history from Michael Bird, author of ‘Vincent’s Starry Night and Other Stories’. Plus: we celebrate open spaces with Travis Elborough, whose book “A Walk in the Park” is just that.

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27 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Meet the Writers - Jane Rogers: 

Georgina Godwin talks to award-winning author Jane Rogers, whose brain haemorrhage and subsequent coma helped her finish her superb novel ‘Conrad and Eleanor’, which she had abandoned 10 years earlier. She tells us about the experience, as well as her work in radio, television and teaching.

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27 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Foreign Desk - Spotlight on Angola: 

When José Eduardo Dos Santos first came to power in Angola, Jimmy Carter was president of the US and Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union. Some 37 years later Dos Santos’s grip on power remains as strong as ever. Next year he will once again lead his party, the MPLA, into elections that he will surely win. But as the oil-dependent economy crumbles and the crackdown intensifies, will ordinary Angolans find a way to fight back?

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27 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Stack - The role of the bureau: 

As the news market evolves some publishers are seeing greener pastures beyond the geography of their traditional readership. Tyler Brûlé discusses the role of the bureau with ‘The New York Times’ London chief Steven Erlanger. Plus: editor Matthias Brügelmann previews a new newspaper from ‘Bild’ that is dedicated entirely to football.

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27 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Tom Edwards and Daniel Giacopelli bring you a selection of carefully curated highlights from the past week on Monocle 24. On this week’s show we take a deeper look at London’s new night tube, stop off at this year’s Green Man festival and head down under to learn some of the new entries in the Australian National Dictionary.

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27 Aug 2016
00:15:00

The Sessions at Midori House - End of the Road playlist: 

In our second festival special we take a look at this year’s End of the Road line-up and delve into the ‘Sessions’ vaults to dig up some of our favourite past performances from the artists on this year’s bill. Featuring live tracks from Bill Ryder-Jones, Devendra Banhart, Basia Bulat and Sunflower Bean.

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26 Aug 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Friday 26 August: 

We assess why France’s highest court has rejected a ban on burkinis at French beaches, hear the latest from Italy on the efforts to help those caught in this week’s earthquake and ask why ANA is grounding its 787 Dreamliners.

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26 Aug 2016
00:30:00

The Cinema Show - Rossy de Palma : 

Pedro Almodóvar’s muse Rossy de Palma recalls her early years as part of a band in 1980s Madrid and her first encounter with the legendary Spanish director. We also explore the Spanish capital via an essay written by film journalist David Bernal and Jason Solomons revisits 1990’s ‘Goodfellas’.

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26 Aug 2016
00:28:59

The Menu - New ideas from the Middle East: 

We meet honey producers in Lebanon, check out a controversial five-star menu in Bethlehem and discover what food writer Elisabeth Luard has learned from her career. Plus: the week’s top headlines from Singapore.

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26 Aug 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Friday 26 August: 

Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé discusses the day’s top news with Steve Bloomfield and Matt Alagiah, from Italy’s earthquake aftermath and Europe’s migration challenges to France’s “burkini” controversy.

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