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 
  • 01:31:48Chaka KhanLike Sugar
  • 01:35:46Max GiesingerZuhause
  • 01:39:18Aya NakamuraJolie Nana
  • 01:42:35The PirouettesSi léger
  • 01:46:40MohandasSaudades do Pará
  • 01:50:53LEALeiser
  • 01:54:19Hall & OatesI Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
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 
  • 02:42:06QuasimodeGive It Up Turn It Loose
  • 02:48:45MikaIce Cream
  • 02:51:30Kygo & Tina TurnerWhat's Love Got to Do With It
  • 02:54:59Fatima YamahaDay We Met
  • 03:00:39LÉONAnd It Breaks My Heart
  • 03:04:47JameliaSuperstar
  • 03:08:27Júníus MeyvantHailslide
  • 03:12:09BrigitteCoeur de Chewing Gum
  • 03:16:39Francesca GramegnaConversazione
  • 03:19:45Quiet Nights OrchestraSwell
  • 03:25:26KoopWaltz For Koop
  • 03:28:34JainOh Man
  • 03:31:59Calvin Harris, The WeekndOver Now
  • 03:35:29OwlleFree (Parisien Mix)
  • 03:38:51Bleu ToucanLes eaux de Naples
  • 03:44:50YunaBest Love
  • 03:49:45Titiyo1989
  • 03:54:07Toufic FarroukhDestins et désirs
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 
  • 04:31:08Carla BruniQuelque chose
  • 04:33:53EngelwoodCongo Bongo
  • 04:35:46Christine and the QueensLa vita nuova (feat. Caroline Polachek)
  • 04:40:13Lola Le LannSoleil
  • 04:45:28Gavin TurekWHITNEY
  • 04:48:27Lake MalawiFriend of a Friend
  • 04:51:16Saint EtienneWho Do You Think You Are
  • 04:55:04The WeekndIn Your Eyes
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 
  • 05:41:17Vendredi Sur MerÉcoute Chérie
  • 05:45:02David WaltersMama (Deni Shain & Mister Francky Remix)
  • 05:49:55MinaC'e piu samba [Live]
  • 05:53:17BosseAugen zu Musik an
  • 05:56:24Mark ForsterÜbermorgen
  • 06:00:40Yuksek & Bertrand BurgalatIcare
  • 06:04:25sad alexhypotheticals
  • 06:06:29Guy SebastianLike It Like That
  • 06:10:18Emi MeyerParaiso
  • 06:16:15Clara LucianiMa sœur
  • 06:19:55Doja CatSay So
  • 06:23:56Vanessa da MataSegue o Som
  • 06:27:18FilousAll My Friends Are Rich (feat. Louis III)
  • 06:30:23AlizeeMoi Lolita
  • 06:34:32The Steve McQueensMore Than We Know
  • 06:38:40Le CouleurConcorde
  • 06:44:37m-floCome Again
  • 06:50:35RooseveltShadows
  • 06:55:12Francesca MichielinLEONI
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 
  • 07:21:40Torsten GoodsLord, I Need a Woman
  • 07:26:30Hainan, DAWILL & CobeeLife
  • 07:30:19SrbukHalf a Goddess
  • 07:33:38Carly Rae JepsenJulien
  • 07:39:57Lord SivaSolhverv
  • 07:43:34Girls' GenerationI Got a Boy
  • 07:48:08Pupkulies & RebeccaSaùde
  • 07:52:44Sophie Ellis BextorMusic Gets the Best of Me
  • 07:56:27Heidi HappyToo Fast
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 
  • 10:07:48Dave Merenda & CommuterYoung Hearts
  • 10:11:19GlasperlenspielGeiles Leben
  • 10:14:49Carola feat. Zara LarssonSäg Mig Var Du Står
  • 10:18:37RegardLove Yourself (feat. Scarlett Quinn)
  • 10:24:08Enchantée JuliaDouze heures
  • 10:27:25Ace of BaseLife Is a Flower
  • 10:31:11IndilaParle à ta tête
  • 10:34:06Big Wild6's to 9's (feat. Rationale)
  • 10:39:45Mashrou' LeilaCavalry
  • 10:42:55PongoCanto
  • 10:46:10QuasimodeWaltz Ga Kikoete (feat. Miyuki Hatakeyama)
  • 10:51:38Luca HänniNie mehr allein
  • 10:55:07Roisin MurphySomething More (Edit)
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 
  • 11:33:36Erika VikmanSyntisten pöytä
  • 11:37:24The CarpentersTop of the World
  • 11:42:06Felix SandmanMood For You
  • 11:44:43JazzanovaLet Me Show Ya (feat. Paul Randolph)
  • 11:51:09Miranda JoanHappy to Have You
  • 11:55:23Janet JacksonRunaway
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 
  • 12:31:28ChromaticsYou're No Good
  • 12:36:36Chloe x HalleUngodly Hour
  • 12:41:04ChromeoJuice
  • 12:46:42Clazziquai ProjectAfter Love
  • 12:51:21Fatnotronic & PoolsideEsperar Pra Ver
  • 12:56:38salem ileseMad at Disney
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 
  • 13:34:47Donny BenétMr Experience
  • 13:38:43ShuraReligion
  • 13:45:06Satin JacketsAutomatic ft. Panama
  • 13:49:47KhruangbinSo We Won't Forget
  • 13:54:47SadeSmooth Operator
  • 14:09:08VoyagerSo Good to Me (feat. DJ AK)
  • 14:12:05HervéAddenda
  • 14:14:47DagnySomebody
  • 14:19:55The CardigansMy Favourite Game
  • 14:23:37MamamooDingga
  • 14:26:38The 2 BearsGet Together
  • 14:30:33Lianne La HavasRead My Mind
  • 14:37:39Jessie WareSave A Kiss
  • 14:41:16Ava MaxKings & Queens
  • 14:43:56Wincent WeissWir Sind
  • 14:47:24Kyla La GrangeVampire Smile
  • 14:50:04CaribouNever Come Back
  • 14:55:04Nathy PelusoBUENOS AIRES
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 
  • 16:00:43Rina SawayamaCherry
  • 16:04:10KeiinoTransarctic Lover
  • 16:07:08MS MRAsh Tree Lane
  • 16:10:23Dune, Crayon & IchonPointless
  • 16:15:11The PirouettesIl n'y a que toi
  • 16:18:41Hitomi TohyamaExotic Yokogao
  • 16:23:18Cradle OrchestraThe Night Is Right ft. Giovanca
  • 16:27:24ParadisRecto Verso
  • 16:30:55Bleu ToucanLe Hublot
  • 16:34:44Lauryn HillEx-Factor
  • 16:40:11GeorgiaStarted Out
  • 16:45:33Fly By MidnightWaiting Tables
  • 16:48:46Those Guys From AthensBurnin' Up
  • 16:54:30Maylee ToddBaby's Got It
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 
  • 17:32:41TuxedoThe Tuxedo Way
  • 17:35:55Lauryn HillEx-Factor
  • 17:41:14Sofi Tukker & Bomba EstéreoPlaya Grande
  • 17:46:35BreakbotBe Mine Tonight (feat. Delafleur)
  • 17:49:23Batista JuniorCheira
  • 17:52:37RitschiHallo
  • 17:55:42NoraaLie To Me
  • 18:00:48Alex Kapranos & Clara LucianiSummer Wine
  • 18:05:02Lola Le LannPortofino
  • 18:07:59Sleep WalkerWind (feat. Yukimi Nagano)
  • 18:13:54ÁTOAQueria Ser
  • 18:18:32Blu-SwingBody Temperature
  • 18:22:17Snoh AalegraWhoa
  • 18:25:39JazzinhoAbracao De Bossa
  • 18:31:28GungunA Beached Whale
  • 18:35:03Tiara AndiniGemintang Hatiku
  • 18:39:00MaysaBe There
  • 18:42:36Tove LoMateo
  • 18:46:44Quiet Nights OrchestraQuiet Nights
  • 18:52:31Benjamin IngrossoLångsamt Farväl
  • 18:55:43Claire LaffutNudes (feat. Yseult)
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 
  • 20:01:24LouaneDonne-moi ton cœur
  • 20:04:36Hayden James & NaationsNowhere To Go
  • 20:07:56Francesco Lomagistro & Berardi Jazz ConnectionMoney (ft. Madame Pat Tandy)
  • 20:10:53LiyonCrashing Sides
  • 20:16:52Takagi & KetraL'esercito del selfie (feat. Lorenzo Fragola & Arisa)
  • 20:19:55Dua LipaLevitating (The Blessed Madonna Remix) [feat. Madonna and Missy Elliott]
  • 20:23:55Gotye feat. KimbraSomebody That I Used To Know
  • 20:27:58Daniela MercuryProibido O Carnival (ft. Caetano Veloso)
  • 20:31:52Polo & PanFeel Good
  • 20:35:47Mousse. TBy Myself (feat. Inaya Day)
  • 20:39:41BandoleroParis Latino
  • 20:46:44Hot ChipMelody of Love
  • 20:51:01Friendly FiresHeaven Let Me In
  • 20:55:53Astrud GilbertoDesafinado
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 
  • 21:31:22Lara FabianPapillon
  • 21:34:58TamtaReplay
  • 21:37:55CherokeeEnd Of Summer ft. Goto
  • 21:45:08ParcelsTape
  • 21:48:53Cathy ClaretPrimavera
  • 21:52:44Whale IslandAin't Nobody Straight in LA
  • 21:55:36Holiday SidewinderKokomo
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 
  • 22:31:49TennisPetition
  • 22:35:00Calvin HarrisSlide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos)
  • 22:38:54ChildeJust Me
  • 22:43:07Nao YoshiokaLiberation
  • 22:47:24Malika AyaneTre cose
  • 22:52:23Miss LiKomplicerad
  • 22:55:15Le BoomBe There For You
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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