00:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

Show playlist 
  • 00:02:03Fun.Sleigh Ride
  • 00:05:37Julia ZahraFeel Like Falling
  • 00:09:28Strange TalkYoung Hearts
  • 00:13:14Years & YearsGold
  • 00:17:01AOAGood Luck
  • 00:21:00Kylie MinogueSanta Baby
  • 00:24:22Gotye feat. KimbraSomebody That I Used To Know
  • 00:28:37HaimWant You Back
  • 00:32:37Jess ThristanLittle Bird
  • 00:36:17FransIf I Were Sorry
  • 00:39:26Gabriella CilmiWarm This Winter
  • 00:43:05SigridDon't Kill My Vibe
  • 00:46:10Lady Linn and Her Magnificent SevenThat's Alright
  • 00:51:02Saint MotelMy Type
  • 00:54:39Elton JohnStep Into Christmas
01:02 on air

Monocle on Design

Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.

01:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

Show playlist 
  • 01:31:26LordeGreen Light
  • 01:35:27Imagine DragonsI'll Make It Up To You
  • 01:39:45Kamikaze
  • 01:43:13Gabriel RiosGold (Thomas Jack Remix)
  • 01:46:25Bobby HelmsJingle Bell Rock
  • 01:49:37Otto KnowsNot Alone
  • 01:53:16Brenda LeeRockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  • 01:55:25The XXOn Hold
02:02 on air

Meet the Writers

Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

02:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

Show playlist 
  • 02:33:18Liam PayneBedroom Floor
  • 02:36:23RÜFÜSSay a Prayer for Me
  • 02:40:55Campsite DreamBeautiful Mistake
  • 02:43:29Jordan RakeiNerve
  • 02:48:30The KnocksClassic (feat. Powers)
  • 02:52:43Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler(Don't Call Me) Mrs. Christmas
  • 02:56:00BanksGemini Feed
03:02 on air

The Monocle Culture Show

Our Culture editor and his guests discuss what has piqued their interest in our one-stop shop for lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business.

03:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

Show playlist 
  • 03:30:53ParamoreHard Times
  • 03:33:50MapeiDon't Wait
  • 03:37:30Tony BennettWinter Wonderland
  • 03:39:53Josef SalvatParadise
  • 03:43:15Frank SinatraSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
  • 03:46:56WizzardI Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
  • 03:51:37KeshaHymn
  • 03:55:06SiaMove Your Body
  • 04:01:04SladeMerry Christmas Everybody
  • 04:04:23Jenni VartiainenEden
  • 04:08:17NeikedCall Me (feat. Mimi)
  • 04:11:33Boney MMary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord
  • 04:15:42TVXQVertigo
  • 04:20:38GrimesEasily
  • 04:23:37ThundercatHeartbreaks + Setbacks
  • 04:26:55Bruno MarsVersace On The Floor
  • 04:31:23Lilly Wood & The PrickMiddle of the Night
  • 04:34:55WaitressesChristmas Wrapping
  • 04:39:08Lemon StrawChange
  • 04:41:52Girls' GenerationYou Think
  • 04:46:09Breathe Carolina & IZIIEcho (Let Go)
  • 04:50:04Bing Crosby & David BowiePeace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy
  • 04:52:48Maroon 5Help Me Out (ft. Julia Michaels)
  • 04:56:05FormationA Friend
05:02 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, whether they are starting from scratch, reinvigorating the family firm or developing new technology.

05:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

Show playlist 
  • 05:30:20Nancy WilsonThe Christmas Waltz (awayTEAM Remix)
  • 05:34:32ShakiraMe Enamoré
  • 05:38:23FrancesFire May Save You (Cesare Remix)
  • 05:43:15Leona LewisOne More Sleep
  • 05:48:10Kelly ClarksonWrapped in Red
  • 05:51:50SHINeeLucifer
  • 05:55:53Hailee SteinfeldMost Girls
06:02 on air

The Foreign Desk

​Presented by ​Andrew Mueller, Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Winner in the ‘best current affairs’ category of the 2018 British Podcast awards.

06:30 on air

The Pacific Shift

Show playlist 
  • 06:31:39AbbaHappy New Year
  • 06:35:52Charli XCXBoys
  • 06:38:39Keljet feat. HolychildWhats Your Sign
  • 06:42:27Clazziquai ProjectStill I'm by Your Side
  • 06:47:53Saint EtienneMy Christmas Prayer
  • 06:51:22HarperBad Luck
  • 06:55:44SOHNArtifice
07:00 on air

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.

08:02 on air

The Continental Shift

Show playlist 
  • 08:02:12Frank SinatraHark the Herald Angel Sing
  • 08:04:35LANYSuper Far
  • 08:07:48Brendan MacleanHouse of Air
  • 08:11:26Rita OraAnywhere
  • 08:15:41Cliff RichardMistletoe and Wine (Remastered)
  • 08:19:41MUNAI Know A Place
  • 08:24:12CNBLUEYou're So Fine
  • 08:28:01Paul McCartneyWonderful Christmastime
  • 08:31:51KaroSilhouette
  • 08:35:29Vasco VideoGet Lucky
  • 08:40:27Little DragonParis
  • 08:44:50SnakehipsDon't Leave (Feat. MO)
  • 08:48:182PMOnly You
  • 08:52:18Diana Krall & The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz OrchestraJingle Bells
  • 08:55:42Dua LipaLost In Your Light (feat. Miguel)
09:02 on air

The Menu

Our guide to the world of food, drink and entertaining, The Menu serves up interviews with the world’s most creative chefs, introduces the makers behind the scenes and the ingredients that will soon be landing on your restaurant table.

09:30 on air

The Bulletin with UBS

Delivering insights into the people, places and products shaping the financial week ahead. Hear from the finest minds and freshest thinkers as they take you beyond the numbers and the hype to get to the heart of the day’s big issues.

09:45 on air

The Continental Shift

Show playlist 
  • 09:48:08Sarah McLachlanHappy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • 09:51:35joanLove Somebody Like You
  • 09:55:24Kelly ClarksonUnderneath the Tree
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

Show playlist 
  • 10:31:34Leona LewisMr. Right
  • 10:34:55Kygo and Ellie GouldingFirst Time
  • 10:38:24Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 10:42:22DagnyWearing Nothing
  • 10:47:32Harry Connick Jr.Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
  • 10:51:42GFriendRough
  • 10:55:21KeshaLearn To Let Go
11:02 on air

The Urbanist

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

11:30 on air

The Continental Shift

Show playlist 
  • 11:33:31Andy WilliamsIt's The Most Wonderful Time
  • 11:36:18Dusky GreyCall Me Over
  • 11:39:53Julie BerganAll Hours
  • 11:42:57Bing CrosbyWhite Christmas
  • 11:47:59Paul McCartneyPipes Of Peace
  • 11:51:34INFINITEBad
  • 11:55:15The FlightsHelp Me Remember
12:00 on air

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.

12:30 on air

The Continental Shift

Show playlist 
  • 12:31:03FreiheitKeeping The Dream Alive
  • 12:34:53Fickle FriendsGlue
  • 12:38:10ChromeoJealous (I Ain't With It)
  • 12:42:04TuomoAnother Lonely Christmas (Live Midori House Session Version)
  • 12:47:26Freja KirkRed Light
  • 12:51:11Johnny MathisWhen A Child Is Born
  • 12:54:55Elli IngramTable For Two
13:02 on air

Monocle on Design

Everything you need to know about the world of design, from furniture to fashion and craft to architecture. Expect fresh stories, new finds and designers and all the latest news from the world’s most exciting studios.

13:30 on air

The Sessions at Midori House

Our standalone home of live music presented in a strong 15-minute shot. Recorded in Monocle 24’s studios, the sessions feature established and emerging acts live and in conversation.

13:45 on air

The Atlantic Shift

Show playlist 
  • 13:47:29Tokio HotelFeel It All
  • 13:51:28Jessie WareAlone
  • 13:55:07Firefox AKTell Me Lies
  • 14:01:48Darius RuckerWinter Wonderland
  • 14:04:36The Precious Lo's & Tyler SmithWithout You
  • 14:09:27Saint MotelMy Type
  • 14:13:00Harry Connick Jr.It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
  • 14:16:27JonesMelt
  • 14:21:17LovelyzNow, We
  • 14:24:38Guy SebastianTonight Again
  • 14:27:47Diana Krall & The Clayton Hamilton Jazz OrchestraLet It Snow
  • 14:31:52BodinYou
  • 14:34:59St. LuciaElevate
  • 14:40:17Wonder GirlsDraw Me
  • 14:45:39Nall and Lui PengI Still Wonder
  • 14:49:09MitraJotain pysyvää
  • 14:53:15She & HimLittle Saint Nick
  • 14:55:29ParadisRecto Verso
15:02 on air

The Monocle Arts Review

Weekly cultural nourishment with Monocle 24’s international critics in the fields of art, music, theatre, literature, film and television. Enjoy conversations with the directors, artists, authors and musicians and minds behind it all.

15:45 on air

The Atlantic Shift

Show playlist 
  • 15:48:34Ariana GrandeLove Is Everything
  • 15:52:07Cee-Lo GreenYou're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
  • 15:55:36Love x StereoLemon Spark
16:02 on air

The Stack

Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

16:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

Show playlist 
  • 16:32:28The WeekndI Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk)
  • 16:36:55Rose GrahamBlack Christmas
  • 16:39:46Flume feat. Tove LoSay It
  • 16:44:08SACHIHold On
  • 16:48:15Casting CrownsSilent Night
  • 16:51:47BoADisturbance
  • 16:55:11FlumeNever Be Like You (feat. Kai)
  • 17:01:51TheiaTreat You
  • 17:05:30Kylie MinogueIt's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • 17:08:15Dua LipaNew Rules
  • 17:11:49Imagine DragonsI'll Make It Up To You
  • 17:16:05GoldfrappAnymore
  • 17:20:47Pilgrim
  • 17:24:39Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsWhite Christmas
  • 17:26:55HarperBad Luck
  • 17:30:53TuomoI Don't Dig You
  • 17:36:00Charli XCXBoys
  • 17:38:28Got7If You Do
  • 17:43:10John LennonHappy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • 17:46:24AuroraSe Soi
  • 17:49:20Heidi HappyFor A While
  • 17:51:41Maroon 5Help Me Out (ft. Julia Michaels)
  • 17:55:07Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsSilent Night
18:00 on air

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.

18:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

Show playlist 
  • 18:31:03Kylie MinogueI'm Gonna Be Warm This Winter
  • 18:33:40Jordan RakeiNerve
  • 18:37:44Francis and The LightsFriends (feat. Bon Iver)
  • 18:40:56RonnettesSleigh Ride
  • 18:44:15Years & YearsShine
  • 18:47:50Oh WonderHeavy
  • 18:51:08Wham!Last Christmas
  • 18:55:18IUPalette (feat. G-DRAGON)
19:02 on air

The Entrepreneurs

Monocle 24’s weekly tour of the most inspiring people, companies and ideas in global business, whether they are starting from scratch, reinvigorating the family firm or developing new technology.

19:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

Show playlist 
  • 19:31:49Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
  • 19:36:04Say Lou LouBetter in the Dark
  • 19:39:25Liam PayneBedroom Floor
  • 19:42:36Chris HartLast Christmas
  • 19:48:13SOHNConrad
  • 19:52:10B.B. KingMerry Christmas, Baby
  • 19:56:14Louis The ChildLove Is Alive (feat. Elohim)
20:02 on air

The Cinema Show

Monocle 24’s carefully curated selection of the best in cinema. Hear from film-makers, critics and legends of the craft as we shine a spotlight on everything from revivals and the restoration of vintage cuts to European film and the role of the auteur. ‘The Cinema Show’ is brought to you in association with MUBI.

20:30 on air

The Atlantic Shift

Show playlist 
  • 20:32:54Kei KobayashiRudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • 20:37:08Rae MorrisDo You Even Know
  • 20:40:53ShakiraMe Enamoré
  • 20:45:59QuasimodeHappy Few ft. Wouter Hamel
  • 20:50:20ExoMonster
  • 20:54:06Rita OraAnywhere
  • 20:57:43Trijntje OosterhuisThis Christmas
  • 21:02:00Wincent WeissFeuerwerk
  • 21:05:28Lisa WahlandtSanta Claus Is Comin' To Town
  • 21:09:05Taylor SwiftGorgeous
  • 21:12:26DarinTvillingen
  • 21:15:24Izzy BizuWhite Tiger
  • 21:19:23Jessie JMan with the Bag
  • 21:22:04Fear of Dawn feat. BoswellAlright
  • 21:26:38FoxesChristmas Gifts
  • 21:29:22Die LochisLieblingslied
  • 21:32:29SatchmodeDon't Give up on Me
  • 21:35:33Girls' GenerationPARTY
  • 21:39:46London GrammarBig Picture
  • 21:44:22Junior BoysOver It
  • 21:47:56Redondo & Bolier ft. She Keeps BeesEvery Single Piece
  • 21:51:49ColdplayChristmas Lights
  • 21:55:57BanksGemini Feed
22:00 on air

The Monocle Daily

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

23:02 on air

The Pacific Shift

Show playlist 
  • 23:02:26Julia MichaelsIssues
  • 23:05:20The ChainsmokersAll We Know (feat. Phoebe Ryan)
  • 23:08:37Meghan TrainorI'll Be Home
  • 23:12:18HalseyColors
  • 23:16:27SHINeeView
  • 23:20:52LordeGreen Light
  • 23:24:49Sam SmithHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • 23:27:39Calvin HarrisSlide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos)
  • 23:31:33The MagnettesKillers in a Ghost Town
  • 23:35:04HAMSDans La Peau
  • 23:37:56Nao YoshiokaJust Go
  • 23:43:39Girls GenerationDear Santa
  • 23:47:34Timo LassyThe More I Look At You (ft. Jose James)
  • 23:51:51Kenny RogersWinter Wonderland
  • 23:55:41MullallyShe Don't Know Me


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