00:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 00:04:31Wild BelleDreamland
  • 00:07:55Saint MotelMy Type
  • 00:11:24Tove LoTrue Disaster
  • 00:14:39Les Sins feat. Nate SalmanWhy
  • 00:18:35ExoMonster
  • 00:23:29Louis The ChildLove Is Alive (feat. Elohim)
  • 00:26:13BearsonWant You
  • 00:29:14Oh WonderHeavy
  • 00:32:28HighasakiteSomeone Who'll Get It
  • 00:36:03ColdplayA Sky Full of Stars (Robin Schulz Remix)
  • 00:39:12Jessica (feat. Fabolous)Fly (feat. Fabolous)
  • 00:44:38Yasutaka NakataCrazy Crazy (feat. Charli XCX)
  • 00:48:21Conchita WurstWhere Have All the Good Men Gone
  • 00:51:29HarperBad Luck
  • 00:55:38ParadisRecto Verso
01:02 on air

The Menu

What Mexican chef Martha Ortiz wants to make the world understand about her country’s food, what the greatest dining institutions in São Paulo have in common, plus a Portuguese wine region that deserves more attention.

01:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 01:32:45FormationA Friend
  • 01:35:53Mashrou' Leila3 Minutes
  • 01:40:24FrejaYoung Heart
  • 01:43:59HaimWant You Back
  • 01:49:05Delta GoodremWings
  • 01:52:32SHINeeView
  • 01:55:45Got7Never Ever
02:02 on air

The Urbanist

When Hurricane Harvey struck Houston, no one could have predicted the level of destruction it caused. As floodwaters retreat and rubble is lifted, we shine the spotlight on this city and the way urban areas can start to heal after the grieving is done.

02:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 02:30:17Nights with You
  • 02:33:33Wincent WeissFeuerwerk
  • 02:37:09Alessia CaraHere
  • 02:40:19AlmaChasing Highs
  • 02:44:34Alesha DixonThe Way We Are
  • 02:47:13Goldroom feat. MammalsTill Sunrise
  • 02:51:24Clazziquai ProjectStill I'm by Your Side
  • 02:55:34ParcelsMyenemy
03:02 on air

The Monocle Arts Review

In the studio this week are Will Hodgkinson, chief rock and pop critic for ‘The Times’, and Alice Vincent, arts and entertainment writer for ‘The Telegraph’. They talk music and television with Monocle’s Tom Edwards. Plus: South Korean music, Sarajevo’s art scene and the charts in China.

03:45 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 03:45:56Brendan MacleanHouse of Air
  • 03:49:27Gregory PorterDon't Lose Your Steam
  • 03:52:34Namie AmuroIn The Spotlight (TOKYO)
  • 03:56:25Kero Kero BonitoWaking Up
  • 04:01:45TheiaTreat You
  • 04:05:24Smoke CityUnderwater Love
  • 04:09:42Charli XCXBoys
  • 04:12:29SigridDon't Kill My Vibe
  • 04:15:27TVXQVertigo
  • 04:19:52Zara LarssonI Would Like
  • 04:26:26St. LuciaElevate
  • 04:31:34Rachel PlattenFight Song
  • 04:34:59LalehColors
  • 04:38:29The Sam WillowsFor Love
  • 04:43:30Francis and The LightsFriends (feat. Bon Iver)
  • 04:46:21RHODESClose Your Eyes
  • 04:49:50YunaBest Love
  • 04:54:38FrankieProblems Problems
05:02 on air

Section D

Is clay making a comeback? Design journalist Katie Treggiden discusses her new book that profiles 25 makers across six cities. And have you ever wondered why most passports are just one of four colours? We speak to an editor who’s been investigating how countries use design to express their international identity.

05:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 05:32:23Imagine DragonsI'll Make It Up To You
  • 05:36:46CoskaSunstruck
  • 05:40:18Calvin HarrisSlide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos)
  • 05:44:49Laura DoggettInto the Glass
  • 05:49:14Fickle FriendsGlue
  • 05:52:14CNBLUECinderella
  • 05:55:42Dua LipaLost In Your Light (feat. Miguel)
06:02 on air

Culture with Robert Bound

We head to the theatre – but this theatre could be anywhere. It could be in a bar, a stairwell, an old warehouse or on the street. We’re talking immersive theatre, which isn’t a new thing but it has certainly become a trendy one. We ask industry experts what’s caused this.

06:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 06:32:38Lizzy LandSweet Melodies
  • 06:36:47Kygo and Ellie GouldingFirst Time
  • 06:40:10moodblancFriday Night
  • 06:44:01AliifeTLM
  • 06:48:28Giorgio Moroder ft. FoxesWildstar
  • 06:52:12Dusky GreyCall Me Over
  • 06:56:01GrimesEasily
07:00 on air

The Globalist

What effect will the US's newly toughened stance on North Korea have on the volatile nation? Plus: why Nato’s Jens Stoltenberg has declared that the world is at its most dangerous point in a generation and we look ahead to this week’s big Apple launch.

08:02 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 08:02:22Luis FonsiDespacito (feat. Daddy Yankee)
  • 08:06:27KeshaPraying
  • 08:10:28FLETCHEROver My Head
  • 08:15:19Julien DoreCoco Câline
  • 08:20:32MullallyShe Don't Know Me
  • 08:24:07Noonie BaoCriminal Love
  • 08:27:22DagnyWearing Nothing
  • 08:30:49Molly SandénLike No One's Watching
  • 08:34:20Strange VoicesStrange Voices
  • 08:39:16AuroraSe Soi
  • 08:43:19Years & YearsGold
  • 08:47:09EXIDHot Pink
  • 08:50:42joanLove Somebody Like You
  • 08:54:57FlumeNever Be Like You (feat. Kai)
09:02 on air

The Foreign Desk

As the violence against the Rohingya continues to intensify in western Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi remains defiantly silent, what is really happening inside the country and when is it time for the international community to step in?

09:30 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Despite our growing eco-friendly credentials, humans still waste too much water. Malmo-based industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi has a solution: a futuristic shower designed by his clean-technology start-up Orbital Systems, which can reduce water usage by 90 per cent. It’s backed by Nasa-approved technology and the co-founder of Skype – but will this Scandinavian solution catch on around the world?

10:02 on air

The Ten

A fast-paced daily news-and-views show packed with insight and opinion from Monocle's editors, live in our Midori House studios, from our global bureaux and on the road. Snappy analysis of the headlines and a glance at some offbeat stories you might have missed, guaranteed every weekday.

10:30 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 10:31:24The WeekndI Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk)
  • 10:35:45Bruno MarsThat's What I Like
  • 10:39:07Da-ICEWatch Out
  • 10:43:03HarperNo Love in the Jungle
  • 10:47:40Diane BirchHow Long
  • 10:52:04INFINITEBad
  • 10:55:41AlmaDye My Hair
11:02 on air

The Stack

We take stock of two magazines that show the virtues of going deep rather than wide when it comes to subject matter: first with travel and then with flowers. Plus: a look ahead to this year’s Stack Awards.

11:30 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 11:32:38Firefox AKTell Me Lies
  • 11:36:38NeikedCall Me (feat. Mimi)
  • 11:39:48JonesicAucune Autre
  • 11:42:44Love x StereoLemon Spark
  • 11:48:28ThundercatHeartbreaks + Setbacks
  • 11:51:49SistarI Swear
  • 11:55:57ParamoreHard Times
12:00 on air

The Briefing

As Russia moves more than 12,000 troops into position for a major military exercise, we ask if there's cause for concern – or is this another propaganda war with the rest of Europe? Plus: who will get to play kingmaker in the Norwegian elections, the iPhone's 10th-birthday party and the latest from New York Fashion Week.

12:30 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 12:31:08Max Giesinger80 Millionen
  • 12:34:43Rita OraYour Song
  • 12:37:46Conrad SewellHold Me Up
  • 12:41:14ParcelsOvernight
  • 12:45:53Tez CadeySeve
  • 12:49:22Echoes of Swing ft. Colin T. DawsonAll You Want to Do Is Dance
  • 12:52:02Dua LipaRoom For 2
  • 12:55:29The XXOn Hold
13:02 on air

The Bulletin with UBS

What’s at stake in this month’s German federal election – for the country, for European institutions, for investors and for the world?

13:15 on air

The Big Interview

CNN’s senior international correspondent Clarissa Ward talks to Monocle’s Christopher Lord about her fascinating career. From her early days as an intern in CNN’s Moscow bureau to reporting undercover from Syria, Ward has seen it all and continues to believe journalism can give a voice to those caught on the frontline.

13:45 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 13:48:35Petite MellerBarbaric
  • 13:52:39BLACKPINKPlaying With Fire
  • 13:56:08Erik HassleMissing You
  • 14:02:30MUNAI Know A Place
  • 14:06:56Akdong MusicianHow People Move
  • 14:10:13KeshaHymn
  • 14:13:41BaioPHILOSOPHY!
  • 14:16:32Die LochisLieblingslied
  • 14:23:57Hanna & AndreaAlways on My Mind
  • 14:27:26Mashrou' Leila3 Minutes
  • 14:31:55Vanessa FalkRunning
  • 14:35:40ShakiraMe Enamoré
  • 14:39:22Clazziquai ProjectAfter Love
  • 14:44:44Tove LoCool Girl
  • 14:48:00Gigi AllenDangerous
  • 14:51:43Hunter HuntedReady for You
  • 14:55:17Pilgrim
15:02 on air

The Sessions at Midori House

American musician Courtney Marie Andrews is a self-confessed workaholic. The 26-year-old has already written and recorded six albums and isn’t set to slow down anytime soon. She plays live for us in the Midori House studios and chats to Andrew Mueller.

15:15 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 15:18:08Thea & The WildDark Horse
  • 15:21:22Girls' GenerationMr. Mr.
  • 15:25:11MinzySuperwoman
  • 15:28:37Lucas NordVoices
  • 15:32:06Jordan RakeiNerve
  • 15:36:13Niki & The DoveYou Want the Sun
  • 15:39:36HalseyRoman Holiday
  • 15:44:23RonikaPrinciple
  • 15:48:00The Precious Lo’sMore Than Friends
  • 15:51:47TWICETT
  • 15:55:25SOHNConrad
16:02 on air

The Cinema Show

From the Palazzo del Cinema we’re on location at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. Ben Rylan meets festival director Alberto Barbera to find out how he reinvigorated the event and brought back its prestige. Plus: we review Darren Aronofsky horror-thriller ‘mother!’, Neapolitan animation ‘Gatta Cenerentola’, and Jane Fonda and Robert Redford’s Golden Lion lifetime achievement awards.

16:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 16:34:01RationaleProdigal Son
  • 16:37:45Hanne LelandKeep on Movin'
  • 16:41:28PhoenixTi Amo
  • 16:45:36Dua LipaHotter Than Hell
  • 16:48:48ExoLucky One
  • 16:52:38SACHIHold On
  • 16:55:51Louisa JohnsonSo Good
  • 17:02:21LordeGreen Light
  • 17:06:16SHINeeThe Reason
  • 17:10:30Hailee SteinfeldMost Girls
  • 17:13:51Strange TalkYoung Hearts
  • 17:17:41DNCEBody Moves
  • 17:23:14LANYGood Girls
  • 17:27:22Alexia ColeyBeautiful Waste Of Time (Smoove Remix)
  • 17:31:25HaimWant You Back
  • 17:35:21CHINAHColder
  • 17:39:162NE1Come Back Home
  • 17:44:35Avi on FireWin
  • 17:47:19TuomoSweet With Me
  • 17:51:38JOYI'm OK (feat. Lee Hyun Woo)
  • 17:55:00Breathe Carolina & IZIIEcho (Let Go)
18:00 on air

Midori House

Analysis of the day's top news with Andrew Tuck, Rosemary Hollis and Brian Klaas. The subject matter up for discussion includes Steve Bannon, North Korea, Brexit, Myanmar and Catalonia.

18:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 18:31:09Elli IngramTable For Two
  • 18:35:08Charli XCXBoys
  • 18:37:46London GrammarBig Picture
  • 18:42:17Bruno MarsVersace On The Floor
  • 18:46:26Guy SebastianLike It Like That
  • 18:50:11Heidi HappyFor A While
  • 18:52:33Namie AmuroBrighter Day
  • 18:56:15MomeHold On (feat. Dylan Wright)
19:02 on air

Culture with Robert Bound

We take a look at what we might be listening to, watching and reading this autumn. Robert Bound is joined in the studio by John Mitchinson, co-founder of Unbound, broadcaster and DJ Georgie Rogers, and Tim Robey, film critic for ‘The Telegraph’.

19:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

Show playlist 
  • 19:32:22Got7Never Ever
  • 19:35:45Calvin HarrisSlide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos)
  • 19:39:47Matthew Halsall and the Gondwana OrchestraBadder Weather (feat. Josephine Oniyama)
  • 19:43:08AlmaChasing Highs
  • 19:47:37Izzy BizuGive Me Love
  • 19:51:052PMOnly You
  • 19:55:12Oh WonderLifetimes
20:02 on air

Meet the Writers

Sofi Oksanen is a Finnish and Estonian novelist and playwright. Winner of the Finlandia prize and known as the greatest voices of her generation at home, Oksanen gained international recognition through ‘Purge’, a book that is also a play, a film and an opera. Her fifth novel, ‘Norma’, looks at the global exploitation of women told through the eyes of a girl with magical hair. She talks to Georgina Godwin about her latest book, as well as her journey so far.

20:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 20:31:16SigridPlot Twist
  • 20:34:45Marina and The DiamondsFroot
  • 20:40:22Fickle FriendsGlue
  • 20:44:44Rina SawayamaCyber Stockholm Syndrome
  • 20:48:219MUSESDRAMA
  • 20:51:21Dusky GreyCall Me Over
  • 20:55:09The FlightsHelp Me Remember
  • 21:01:34EXIDUp & Down
  • 21:04:46Clazziquai ProjectColor Your Soul
  • 21:09:33St. LuciaElevate
  • 21:14:40LovelyzNow, We
  • 21:18:00ElohimHallucinating
  • 21:22:32Nights with You
  • 21:25:52YunaBest Love
  • 21:30:53DVBBS & CMCSNot Going Home (feat. Gia Koka)
  • 21:34:13CHVRCHESClearest Blue
  • 21:38:12SHINeeYour Number
  • 21:43:42Christine and the QueensChristine
  • 21:47:42Jenni VartiainenEn Haluu Kuolla Tänä Yönä
  • 21:51:30KeshaPraying
  • 21:55:30ParadisRecto Verso
22:00 on air

The Monocle Daily

Barcelona’s streets were filled with people celebrating Catalonia’s national day yesterday – but will it be the region’s last as part of Spain? Plus: the UN votes on sanctions against North Korea, the Brexit bill debate continues and a horror film steals the summer.

23:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 23:03:36Julien DoreLe lac
  • 23:07:30Lady Linn and Her Magnificent SevenThat's Alright
  • 23:12:12Imagine DragonsI'll Make It Up To You
  • 23:16:30Calum ScotRhythm Inside
  • 23:20:48Dua LipaLost In Your Light (feat. Miguel)
  • 23:24:09Sonny Alven ft. Corey Fox-FardellIrregular Love
  • 23:27:39joanLove Somebody Like You
  • 23:31:23Cristina BalanUnbreakable
  • 23:35:20Robyn SherwellMy Hand
  • 23:39:36HelloVenusWiggle Wiggle
  • 23:43:59Carly Rae JepsenFirst Time
  • 23:47:23Of Monsters and MenCrystals
  • 23:51:21LordeSupercut
  • 23:55:55Wincent WeissMusik Sein






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  • The Atlantic Shift