00:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 00:03:32Elli IngramTable For Two
  • 00:07:24The DøToo Insistent (Trentemoller Remix)
  • 00:12:23Fickle FriendsGlue
  • 00:15:35Midnight to MonocoOne Way Ticket
  • 00:19:10Noonie BaoCriminal Love
  • 00:23:31MomeHold On (feat. Dylan Wright)
  • 00:26:21Secret RendezvousFirst Loves & Last Goodbyes
  • 00:29:54JOYI'm OK (feat. Lee Hyun Woo)
  • 00:32:57DJ Clock feat. BeatenbergPluto (Remember You)
  • 00:37:18Robin BengtssonI Can't Go On
  • 00:40:15SistarI Like That
  • 00:44:55Die LochisLieblingslied
  • 00:47:54BillieGive Me the Knife
  • 00:51:12KeshaPraying
  • 00:55:07Breathe Carolina & IZIIEcho (Let Go)
  • 01:00:01VT Monocle 24: 12-09-2017 21:28
01:02 on air

Section D

A special report from the halls of this biannual design fair in Paris. We hear from managing director Philippe Brocart and pick out some fine finds from Begg & Co, Marimekko and Kristina Dam.

01:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 01:32:50EXIDUp & Down
  • 01:36:00LovelyzNow, We
  • 01:39:19Torsten GoodsThe End of the Line
  • 01:43:17Hailee SteinfeldMost Girls
  • 01:48:10Little DragonSunshine
  • 01:51:34Clazziquai ProjectBlessed
  • 01:55:14Oh WonderLifetimes
  • 02:00:01VT Monocle 24: 12-09-2017 21:28
02:02 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.

02:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 02:32:30ParadisRecto Verso
  • 02:36:01PhoenixTi Amo
  • 02:39:34Prinze GeorgeVictor
  • 02:42:48Wincent WeissFeuerwerk
  • 02:47:46Adam LambertThe Original High
  • 02:51:09Wonder GirlsI Feel You
  • 02:54:52LANYGood Girls
03:02 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.

03:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 03:33:03TeddybearsYours To Keep (ft. Paola Bruna)
  • 03:36:05HaimWant You Back
  • 03:40:07EchosmithCool Kids
  • 03:43:42Strange TalkYoung Hearts
  • 03:48:32GoldfrappAnymore
  • 03:52:249MUSESDolls
  • 03:55:48Got7Never Ever
  • 04:00:48Nights with You
  • 04:04:01Naomi PilgrimIt's All Good
  • 04:07:48Imagine DragonsI'll Make It Up To You
  • 04:12:09Carly Rae JepsenFirst Time
  • 04:15:41INFINITEBad
  • 04:20:24SOHNConrad
  • 04:24:07DodaRiotka
  • 04:27:13Bruno MarsVersace On The Floor
  • 04:31:39Rebecca FergusonGet Happy
  • 04:34:30Gotye feat. KimbraSomebody That I Used To Know
  • 04:38:34SHINeeLucifer
  • 04:43:41Christine and the QueensiT
  • 04:47:17Matoma feat. Becky HillFalse Alarm
  • 04:50:59HarperBad Luck
  • 04:55:08LordeGreen Light
05:02 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?

05:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 05:30:11Brendan MacleanHouse of Air
  • 05:33:58YunaBest Love
  • 05:38:53Lana Del Rey vs. Cedric GervaisBrooklyn Baby (Yuksek Remix)
  • 05:43:43TWICETT
  • 05:47:59Soul Quality QuartetI'm Not Here
  • 05:52:48ExoLotto
  • 05:56:02FormationA Friend
06:02 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?

06:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 06:30:42Moon TaxiTwo High
  • 06:34:11Gina-leeDramaten
  • 06:37:18AlmaChasing Highs
  • 06:40:24MidianLove Me Now
  • 06:43:27MamamooPiano Man
  • 06:47:43Swiss LipsBooks
  • 06:51:41DagnyWearing Nothing
  • 06:55:07Julien DoreLe lac
07:00 on air

The Globalist

With Isis seemingly on the retreat in Syria, where will its hundreds of fleeing fighters head next? Plus: we ponder whether the UK has a military future within the EU post-Brexit and debate how much influence film critics really have.

08:02 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 08:02:46Dua LipaLost In Your Light (feat. Miguel)
  • 08:06:10MitraJotain pysyvää
  • 08:10:02KeshaHymn
  • 08:13:25RonikaPrinciple
  • 08:17:05Mashrou' Leila3 Minutes
  • 08:22:13Rag 'N' Bone ManInnocent Man
  • 08:25:19The Precious Lo's & Tyler SmithNight Ridin'
  • 08:30:09Saint MotelMy Type
  • 08:33:41Molly Pettersson HammarSomething Right
  • 08:37:23HAMSDans La Peau
  • 08:40:14YelleComplètement fou
  • 08:45:23Tove LoCool Girl
  • 08:48:42TVXQVertigo
  • 08:52:34BLACKPINKPlaying With Fire
  • 08:55:57BanksGemini Feed
09:02 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.

09:30 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?

09:45 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 09:48:33Troye SivanLOST BOY
  • 09:52:13EXIDNight Rather Than Day
  • 09:55:36ParcelsMyenemy
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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  • 10:31:32GrimesEasily
  • 10:34:38MinzySuperwoman
  • 10:38:07Clazziquai ProjectMadly
  • 10:42:25BaioPHILOSOPHY!
  • 10:46:42Def TechRays of Light
  • 10:51:29The Sam WillowsFor Love
  • 10:55:14The FlightsHelp Me Remember
11:02 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.

11:30 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 11:31:03Wincent WeissMusik Sein
  • 11:34:18SigridFake Friends
  • 11:37:41Sofi de la TorreVermillion
  • 11:40:54ParadisChacun Pour Soi
  • 11:46:34Avi on FireWin
  • 11:49:17The XXSunset J
  • 11:51:56K.WillYou Call It Romance (ft. Davichi)
  • 11:55:46JonesIndulge
12:00 on air

The Briefing

We ask if the wind really is in Europe’s sails after Jean-Claude Juncker’s state of the union address. Plus: we take a tour of India with Shinzo Abe, ask how Saudi Arabia can sort out its PR problem and give Asia’s aviation news some airtime.

12:30 on air

The Continental Shift

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  • 12:32:22Pilgrim
  • 12:36:08IUPalette (feat. G-DRAGON)
  • 12:39:45MedinaNår Intet Er Godt Nok
  • 12:43:06joanLove Somebody Like You
  • 12:48:08Pet Shop BoysWest End Girls (Remastered)
  • 12:51:54Rina SawayamaCyber Stockholm Syndrome
  • 12:55:22Leon ElseThe City Don't Care (feat. Oliver)
13:02 on air

Section D

A special report from the halls of this biannual design fair in Paris. We hear from managing director Philippe Brocart and pick out some fine finds from Begg & Co, Marimekko and Kristina Dam.

13:30 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.

13:45 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 13:49:19LarryKoekHoneybee [ft. Bodhi Jones)
  • 13:52:04Dua LipaNew Rules
  • 13:55:59Julia MichaelsIssues
  • 14:01:25Luis FonsiDespacito (feat. Daddy Yankee)
  • 14:05:232NE1Gotta Be You
  • 14:09:21SACHIHold On
  • 14:12:24JOYI'm OK (feat. Lee Hyun Woo)
  • 14:15:34Norlie & KKVAlla Våra Låtar
  • 14:20:32SiaMove Your Body
  • 14:24:41Martin JensenMiracles (feat. Bjørnskov)
  • 14:28:22Julien DoreCoco Câline
  • 14:32:19Urban Cone ft. Tove LoCome Back To Me
  • 14:35:17Charli XCXBoys
  • 14:38:07SHINeeLike a Fire
  • 14:42:40Otto KnowsNot Alone
  • 14:46:25ElohimBridge and the Wall
  • 14:49:54St. LuciaElevate
  • 14:55:16Zara LarssonI Would Like
15:02 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.

15:45 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 15:48:29Max Giesinger80 Millionen
  • 15:52:08BoA ft. GaekoWho Are You
  • 15:55:57ParamoreHard Times
16:02 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.

16:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 16:31:34Lizzy LandSweet Melodies
  • 16:35:44Fickle FriendsGlue
  • 16:38:54The KnocksClassic (feat. Powers)
  • 16:43:04LovelyzNow, We
  • 16:47:03MaasaiCollide
  • 16:50:39Namie AmuroIn The Spotlight (TOKYO)
  • 16:54:40The WeekndI Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk)
  • 17:01:43FrankieProblems Problems
  • 17:06:10Jessica (feat. Fabolous)Fly (feat. Fabolous)
  • 17:10:24Bruno MarsVersace On The Floor
  • 17:14:47HarperBad Luck
  • 17:18:52Oh WonderDrive
  • 17:24:16Kero Kero BonitoWaking Up
  • 17:27:03YunaBest Love
  • 17:31:57Kelly ClarksonHeartbeat Song
  • 17:35:17Love x StereoLemon Spark
  • 17:38:43SistarI Swear
  • 17:44:02Calum ScotRhythm Inside
  • 17:47:42Hiatus KaiyoteMolasses
  • 17:51:13Imagine DragonsI'll Make It Up To You
  • 17:55:46Thea & The WildDark Horse
18:00 on air

Midori House

Analysis of the day’s top news with Andrew Mueller, Somnath Batabyal and Michael Goldfarb. We cover Donald Trump's response to Hurricane Irma, South Korean security, Saudi Arabian PR and human rights in the Philippines.

18:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 18:31:11EXIDUp & Down
  • 18:34:27KeshaPraying
  • 18:38:24BodinYou
  • 18:41:32PhoenixTi Amo
  • 18:45:12The VeronicasIf You Love Someone
  • 18:48:25ParcelsOvernight
  • 18:52:10ExoUnfair
  • 18:55:15RationaleProdigal Son
19:02 on air

The Entrepreneurs

In a technology industry obsessed with artificial intelligence and augmented reality, one of the most exciting sectors involves foam and springs. Start-ups are shaking up the once-sleepy sector of making and selling mattresses. But with competition through the roof, who will become the industry leader? We sit down with James Cox, co-founder of London mattress company Simba.

19:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 19:31:45Louisa JohnsonSo Good
  • 19:34:56Jess ThristanLittle Bird
  • 19:38:30Strange TalkYoung Hearts
  • 19:42:20TremorheartDon't Talk About Paula
  • 19:46:50Dua LipaBlow Your Mind (Mwah)
  • 19:49:54HaimWant You Back
  • 19:53:47Clazziquai ProjectStill I'm by Your Side
  • 19:57:54LANYGood Girls
20:02 on air

The Cinema Show

Step inside the Venice International Film Festival as we discover how the prestigious Golden Lion is awarded with the help of jury member David Stratton and, from the Horizons section, Mark Cousins. Plus: a review of the other festival winners and a look back at classic thriller ‘Don’t Look Now’.

20:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

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  • 20:31:48Breathe Carolina & IZIIEcho (Let Go)
  • 20:35:56Frida AmundsenWhat If
  • 20:40:02Wincent WeissFeuerwerk
  • 20:44:54Kungs vs. Cookin' On 3 BurnersThis Girl
  • 20:48:11CNBLUECinderella
  • 20:51:35DagnyWearing Nothing
  • 20:55:00Elli IngramTable For Two
  • 21:02:03Firefox AKTell Me Lies
  • 21:05:49Da-ICEWatch Out
  • 21:09:45Hailee SteinfeldMost Girls
  • 21:13:12Kygo and Ellie GouldingFirst Time
  • 21:16:21BastilleGlory
  • 21:21:56MomeHold On (feat. Dylan Wright)
  • 21:24:46The Steve McQueensMore Than We Know
  • 21:28:39Rita OraYour Song
  • 21:31:40BriskebyRookie Mistakes
  • 21:35:11Róisín MurphyLet Me Know
  • 21:39:33SHINeeMarried To the Music
  • 21:43:44Flume feat. Tove LoSay It
  • 21:48:00Jenn AyacheAcide
  • 21:50:54Mashrou' Leila3 Minutes
  • 21:55:15LordeGreen Light
22:00 on air

The Monocle Daily

We take stock of the reaction to Hillary Clinton’s new book and get the latest from the trial of former president Lula in Brazil. Plus: press freedom in Turkey, the Toronto International Film Festival and the life and times of Peter Hall.

23:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

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  • 23:02:26TheiaTreat You
  • 23:06:10GiovancaA Matter of Facts
  • 23:09:48NeikedCall Me (feat. Mimi)
  • 23:12:50Drum
  • 23:16:02Got7If You Do
  • 23:20:18SOHNArtifice
  • 23:23:33Roger CiceroDu bist mein Sommer
  • 23:26:44Hunter HuntedReady for You
  • 23:30:13Tin Tin OutHere's Where The Story Ends [ft. Shelley Nelson)
  • 23:34:193LAUYou Want More (feat. MAX)
  • 23:37:13Akdong Musician200%
  • 23:41:31SigridDon't Kill My Vibe
  • 23:44:32Ace of BaseAll That She Wants
  • 23:48:00Luna ShadowsCry Wolf
  • 23:51:30ShakiraMe Enamoré
  • 23:55:19The XXOn Hold






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  • The Atlantic Shift