Schedule

00:00 on air

The Curator

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

01:00 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. Nominee in the Smartest Podcast category of the 2019 British Podcast awards.

01:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 01:31:57FinneasI Don't Miss You At All
  • 01:34:07JazzanovaLucky Girl (feat. Paul Randolph)
  • 01:37:37J.LamottaDeal With That (feat. Roni Meir & Noritsu)
  • 01:44:01Polo & PanPays imaginaire
  • 01:48:47GrimesEasily
  • 01:51:50Donny BenétMr Experience
  • 01:55:43NoraaLie To Me
02:00 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.

02:10 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.

02:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 02:40:28KoopKoop Island Blues
  • 02:44:35Sophie Ellis BextorCome With Us
  • 02:48:27Emi MeyerParaiso
  • 02:52:28The CarpentersTop of the World
  • 02:55:27Max GiesingerZuhause
  • 03:00:32Hainan, DAWILL & CobeeLife
  • 03:04:26Jenni VartiainenMade In Heaven
  • 03:08:04SOHNArtifice
  • 03:11:19FilousAll My Friends Are Rich (feat. Louis III)
  • 03:15:57Wincent WeissHier mit dir
  • 03:19:06Love x StereoLemon Spark
  • 03:22:35Gavin Turek2AM
  • 03:27:07Lana Del ReyDoin' Time
  • 03:30:27Donna Summer and Giorgio MoroderLa Dolce Vita
  • 03:34:39Troye SivanTake Yourself Home
  • 03:38:48Timo LassyHip or Not
  • 03:43:24DagnyParis
  • 03:48:14Julien DoreLe lac
  • 03:52:11Wouter HamelDon't Ask
  • 03:55:18Saint EtienneWho Do You Think You Are
04:00 on air

The Pioneers

The Pioneers is a brand new series that tells the stories of people improving the planet. You’ll hear how Rolex supports these innovators with whom they share a passion for safeguarding the earth for future generations. Gain precious insight into the fresh thinking that is disrupting received wisdom for the better; and learn how fearless action continues to be the crucial driver of change.

04:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 04:33:53Chaka KhanHello Happiness
  • 04:37:53JameliaSuperstar
  • 04:43:30Alice et MoiJ'en ai rien à faire
  • 04:47:07Zara McFarlanePeace Begins Within
  • 04:51:19Luca HänniNie mehr allein
  • 04:54:39Francesca GramegnaThis Is What You Are
05:00 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. Nominee in the Smartest Podcast category of the 2019 British Podcast awards.

05:10 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.

05:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 05:43:04Elizabeth ShepherdFeeling Good
  • 05:48:24GhaliGood Times
  • 05:51:02Big Wild6's to 9's (feat. Rationale)
  • 05:54:25Rosemary FairweatherHeavenly
  • 06:00:54ReykoSpinning Over You
  • 06:04:12R PlusMy Boy
  • 06:09:08La YegrosChicha Roja
  • 06:12:12SakanactionKikitakatta Dance Music Liquidroom Ni
  • 06:17:44Jeanne AddedMutate
  • 06:22:34DJ Cam QuartetRebirth of Cool
  • 06:27:33Nova MillerMi Amor
  • 06:30:42Aki YashiroFly me to the moon
  • 06:34:03Bleu ToucanLe vent se lève
  • 06:38:21Zara LarssonLove Me Land
  • 06:41:02Nicola ConteSong of the Seasons
  • 06:44:26Girl RayShow Me More
  • 06:49:21Calvin HarrisFeels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
  • 06:53:07CynNever-ending Summer
  • 06:55:44Claire LaffutNudes (feat. Yseult)
07:00 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.

07:10 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.

07:20 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 07:20:34Mashrou' LeilaIcarus
  • 07:25:09Ace of BaseLife Is a Flower
  • 07:28:54Noriyuki MakiharaIndulgence
  • 07:33:43YunaBest Love
  • 07:40:17Le BoomBe There For You
  • 07:44:17MohandasSaudades do Pará
  • 07:48:27ShuraReligion
  • 07:52:39GlasperlenspielGeiles Leben
  • 07:56:23RegardRide It
08:00 on air

The Curator

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

09:00 on air

Monocle on Sunday

Our new weekend programme comes live from Monocle’s radio studio in Zürich, where Tyler Brûlé and a panel of special-guest thought leaders discuss key topics in front of a studio audience. Monocle on Sunday is presented in association with Zürich, Switzerland.

10:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 10:07:30Helene FischerAtemlos durch die Nacht
  • 10:11:07Ava MaxKings & Queens
  • 10:13:49DornikDo You Wanna (feat. Gavin Turek)
  • 10:20:26KygoI'll Wait
  • 10:24:00Barbara MendesJá Sabia
  • 10:27:42Jeff GoldblumLet's Face The Music and Dance
  • 10:31:47Lianne La HavasRead My Mind
  • 10:38:56CapyacCeasefire
  • 10:43:04GaiaChega
  • 10:46:07Cathy ClaretSolita por el mundo
  • 10:49:33Jordan RakeiAdd the Bassline
  • 10:52:10LEALeiser
  • 10:55:45Hayden James & NaationsNowhere To Go
11:00 on air

Monocle on Culture

Robert Bound 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.

11:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 11:32:53ThundercatDragonball Durag
  • 11:35:49Gotz AllsmanGoza Guapa Cha
  • 11:38:39Joyce JonathanCaractère
  • 11:42:44Miss LiKomplicerad
  • 11:47:05JonesMelt
  • 11:50:39Isaac Delusionmagicalove
  • 11:54:35Hitomi TohyamaExotic Yokogao
12:00 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.

12:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 12:34:17TootardMOONLIGHT
  • 12:38:16Roisin MurphyNarcissus
  • 12:48:13ChromeoJuice
  • 12:51:33Alex Kapranos & Clara LucianiSummer Wine
  • 12:55:51Stella JangVillain
13:00 on air

The Pioneers

The Pioneers is a brand new series that tells the stories of people improving the planet. You’ll hear how Rolex supports these innovators with whom they share a passion for safeguarding the earth for future generations. Gain precious insight into the fresh thinking that is disrupting received wisdom for the better; and learn how fearless action continues to be the crucial driver of change.

13:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 13:31:29Kate FullerBeginning to see the light
  • 13:35:32RobynHang With Me
  • 13:39:51Dune, Crayon & IchonPointless
  • 13:46:09Lady Gaga & Ariana GrandeRain On Me
  • 13:49:179MUSESDolls
  • 13:52:42Cocktail MartinoE la chiamano estate (feat. Federico Straga)
  • 13:56:03Chloe x HalleDo It
  • 14:08:34Batista JuniorCheira
  • 14:11:53AngeleOui ou Non
  • 14:15:09Janet JacksonRunaway
  • 14:18:45Kylie MinogueSay Something
  • 14:24:02KhruangbinSo We Won't Forget
  • 14:29:03Lola Le LannPortofino
  • 14:32:00ParadisRecto Verso
  • 14:35:31VideoclubEnfance 80
  • 14:41:05Tove LoReally Don't Like U ft. Kylie Minogue
  • 14:44:52PoolsideKinda Lovely (Bleu Toucan Remix)
  • 14:48:06TennisPetition
  • 14:51:18Pet Shop BoysSe A Vida E (That's the Way Life Is)
  • 14:55:16AnnieAmerican Cars
15:00 on air

The Curator

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

16:00 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 16:01:00Vitaa & SlimaneÇa va ça vient
  • 16:04:28Charlotte GainsbourgSylvia Says
  • 16:08:57Takeshi NakatsukaThe Miracle of Time
  • 16:13:36LiyonCrashing Sides
  • 16:18:20Christine and the QueensDamn, dis-moi (feat. Dâm-Funk)
  • 16:21:47CorineIl Fait Chaud
  • 16:24:33Ruben HeinElephants
  • 16:28:06Mylene FarmerDésenchantée
  • 16:33:23Sophie Ellis BextorMusic Gets the Best of Me
  • 16:36:58SkankPacato Cidadão
  • 16:41:04DabeullYou & I
  • 16:46:44Tee MangoNo More Tears
  • 16:50:28Polo & PanCanopée
  • 16:55:10Francesca MichielinLEONI
17:00 on air

In Focus

Discover the extraordinary role that Japan plays in driving innovation and improving lives in cities and societies around the world. Join us as we meet the inventors and inspirational figures at the heart of these stories of progress in technology, sustainability, inclusivity and establishing global benchmarks.

17:15 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 17:18:47MikaIce Cream
  • 17:21:35Clazziquai ProjectColor Your Soul
  • 17:26:16Tiara AndiniGemintang Hatiku
  • 17:32:08VoyagerSo Good to Me (feat. DJ AK)
  • 17:35:08JazzinhoCelebration
  • 17:39:28Melanie MartinezPlay Date
  • 17:44:11Francesca GramegnaConversazione
  • 17:47:15Satin JacketsAutomatic ft. Panama
  • 17:51:57Wincent WeissHier mit dir
  • 17:55:09Jean ToniqueSomething to Talk About feat. Keyone Starr
  • 18:01:02Miranda JoanHappy to Have You
  • 18:05:05Hall & OatesI Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
  • 18:09:56FatimaBiggest Joke of All
  • 18:15:20Ariana & The RoseNight Owl
  • 18:19:54Julien DoreLa Fièvre
  • 18:23:55WafiaHurricane
  • 18:27:09PRETTYMUCHTeacher
  • 18:29:52Friendly FiresLove Like Waves
  • 18:34:20DagnySomebody
  • 18:37:33Vasco VideoSomebodyThat I Used To Know
  • 18:41:38Lucie VagenheimManque d'audace
  • 18:46:50Vincent BuenoAlive
  • 18:49:53The WeekndIn Your Eyes
  • 18:54:06Toufic FarroukhDestins et désirs
19:00 on air

Monocle on Sunday

Our new weekend programme comes live from Monocle’s radio studio in Zürich, where Tyler Brûlé and a panel of special-guest thought leaders discuss key topics in front of a studio audience. Monocle on Sunday is presented in association with Zürich, Switzerland.

20:00 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 20:00:49Whale IslandAin't Nobody Straight in LA
  • 20:03:27XYLØYes & No
  • 20:06:30Malika AyaneTre cose
  • 20:11:29Dave Merenda & CommuterYoung Hearts
  • 20:16:58Vendredi Sur MerChewing-Gum
  • 20:21:25Kate FullerSwing Sweet Love
  • 20:23:21The CardigansCarnival
  • 20:26:51Gregory PorterDon't Lose Your Steam
  • 20:30:08Carly Rae JepsenJulien
  • 20:34:04RegardLove Yourself (feat. Scarlett Quinn)
  • 20:37:44Sven Hammond Soul feat. Sherry DyanneSpinning Out
  • 20:40:57Greyson ChanceDancing Next to Me
  • 20:45:44Hot ChipMelody of Love
  • 20:50:04Snoh AalegraWhoa
  • 20:53:27Those Guys From AthensBurnin' Up
21:00 on air

The Big Interview

Long-form conversations about the lives and careers of the world's leading and most exciting names from the worlds of art, design, literature, politics, business and food. We hear from the masters themselves, about their art, their craft, their secrets and successes.

21:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 21:33:04Lara FabianPapillon
  • 21:36:43TamtaReplay
  • 21:39:37KoopWaltz For Koop
  • 21:42:43RitschiJung u frei
  • 21:47:56Julie BerganBored
  • 21:51:19Dua LipaLevitating (The Blessed Madonna Remix) [feat. Madonna and Missy Elliott]
  • 21:55:26Donny BenétNegroni Summer
22:00 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.

22:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 22:32:14Enchantée JuliaDouze heures
  • 22:35:29Cecilia StalinAfro Blue (Roots)
  • 22:39:44Bleu ToucanLes eaux de Naples
  • 22:45:07Daniela MercuryProibido O Carnival (ft. Caetano Veloso)
  • 22:48:59LorettaSometimes
  • 22:52:55Norlie & KKVAlla Våra Låtar
  • 22:56:29Heidi HappyToo Fast
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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