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 
  • 01:31:47Little BootsSilver Balloons
  • 01:36:29Donna Summer and Giorgio MoroderLa Dolce Vita
  • 01:40:42Nattalia SarriaLast Summer Whisper
  • 01:46:56Vitaa & SlimaneDe l'or
  • 01:50:51Poolside & TurbotitoGetting There From Here (feat. Todd Edwards)
  • 01:55:05L'ImpératriceAnomalie bleue
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 the printed word and developments in publishing. From independent publications, new forms of print media and graphic novels to little-known niche magazines, ‘The Stack’ is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest local newspaper.

02:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 03:00:40Bleu ToucanDans Le Mille
  • 03:04:21Vendredi Sur MerÉcoute Chérie
  • 03:08:12KoopBaby (feat. Cecilia Stalin)
  • 03:11:22BENEEKua Kore He Kupu / Soaked
  • 03:16:42Alvaro SolerMagia
  • 03:20:02Twin TheoryInnocent ft Tamzene
  • 03:23:10Pet Shop BoysSe A Vida E (That's the Way Life Is)
  • 03:27:06Friday Night PlansPlastic Love
  • 03:31:43CapyacCeasefire
  • 03:36:35Roisin MurphyNarcissus
  • 03:44:22Number One PopstarI Hate Running
  • 03:47:26Sally ShapiroI'll Be By Your Side
  • 03:52:56SVEANever Call Me Again
  • 03:55:39Hiroshi SatoSay Goodbye
04:00 on air

Konfekt Korner

‘Konfekt’ is a sharp, elegant and well-turned-out magazine from the creators of Monocle. ‘Konfekt Korner’ is the podcast: listen now and discover why celebrating chic, understated glamour, seeking out lesser-known stories and opening closed doors has never been more important. Join ‘Konfekt’ editor Sophie Grove and style director Marcela Palek as they take their seats alongside Gillian Dobias every month. Like a really good dinner party, listeners can count on great conversation, insights, ideas and reports from the world of fashion, craft, food and travel – not to mention a sunny soundtrack.

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 
  • 05:41:57LÉONAnd It Breaks My Heart
  • 05:46:09Benjamin Ingrosso & FELIX SANDMANTror Du Att Han Bryr Sig
  • 05:49:08Kings of ConvenienceRocky Trail
  • 05:52:41Claire LaffutNudes (feat. Yseult)
  • 05:56:12ÁTOAQueres Ouvir
  • 06:00:57LordeSolar Power
  • 06:04:16Ali DanelLa Nuit Qui Vient (feat. The George Kaplan Conspiracy)
  • 06:07:51Quiet Nights OrchestraSwell
  • 06:13:36AngèleOui ou Non
  • 06:17:47Bread & ButterSummer Blue
  • 06:21:48The DecodersWhat Cha' Gonna Do for Me (feat. Alex Isley)
  • 06:25:55Peggy GouStarry Night
  • 06:32:38Yuksek & Bertrand BurgalatIcare
  • 06:36:23Mayra AndradeAfeto
  • 06:41:52Saint EtienneWho Do You Think You Are
  • 06:45:42Josef SalvatI'm Sorry
  • 06:48:57Tegan and SaraCloser
  • 06:52:27HervéParéo parade
  • 06:55:36Rina SawayamaCherry
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 
  • 07:20:53LiyonCrashing Sides
  • 07:23:56Isaac Delusionmagicalove
  • 07:27:45YelleNoir
  • 07:30:58Ruben HeinElephants
  • 07:34:30The PirouettesSi léger
  • 07:39:50PrefacePalace Hotel
  • 07:44:03Arlo ParksHope
  • 07:48:30Doja CatSay So
  • 07:52:30Clara LucianiRespire encore
  • 07:56:44VHOORCraque
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 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.

10:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 10:09:57The SupremesSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
  • 10:12:45Brendan MacleanFree to Love
  • 10:15:57The CarpentersMerry Christmas Darling
  • 10:20:15Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve
  • 10:24:32Chris HartLast Christmas
  • 10:28:43Luciana MelloNa Galha Do Cajueiro
  • 10:33:00Norah JonesChristmas Calling (Jolly Jones)
  • 10:36:29Janet SeidelSilver Bells
  • 10:39:03Paul McCartneyPipes Of Peace
  • 10:43:54Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsSilent Night
  • 10:48:10Cee Lo GreenYou're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
  • 10:51:28Harry Connick Jr.Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
  • 10:55:38Ariana GrandeSanta Tell Me
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 
  • 11:33:27Barbra LicaWinter Wonderland
  • 11:37:05Andy WilliamsIt's The Most Wonderful Time
  • 11:40:00AbbaHappy New Year
  • 11:44:28Lena HorneSanta Claus Is Comin' To Town
  • 11:47:20SkankGarota Nacional
  • 11:52:36Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 11:56:33Helene FischerKling Glöckchen, klingelingeling
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 
  • 12:32:44RonnettesSleigh Ride
  • 12:35:48Cradle OrchestraThe Night Is Right ft. Giovanca
  • 12:40:03Dolly PartonCuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas feat. Michael Buble
  • 12:51:54Volksweise Aus Der AberlausnitzMorgen Kinder Wird's Was Geben
  • 12:54:10Bing Crosby & David BowiePeace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy
  • 12:56:57musica suavisHört, der Engel helle Lieder
13:00 on air

Konfekt Korner

‘Konfekt’ is a sharp, elegant and well-turned-out magazine from the creators of Monocle. ‘Konfekt Korner’ is the podcast: listen now and discover why celebrating chic, understated glamour, seeking out lesser-known stories and opening closed doors has never been more important. Join ‘Konfekt’ editor Sophie Grove and style director Marcela Palek as they take their seats alongside Gillian Dobias every month. Like a really good dinner party, listeners can count on great conversation, insights, ideas and reports from the world of fashion, craft, food and travel – not to mention a sunny soundtrack.

14:00 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 14:07:12Brenda LeeRockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  • 14:09:22MaysaBe There
  • 14:13:02Elvis PresleyBlue Christmas
  • 14:16:40The PoguesFairytale of New York
  • 14:21:18Lisa WahlandtSchlittenfahrt
  • 14:24:35Girls GenerationDear Santa
  • 14:28:41Kyla La GrangeVampire Smile
  • 14:31:31Jamie CullumIt's Christmas
  • 14:34:32Brett EldredgeBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 14:42:47The CarpentersWinter Wonderland/Silver Bells/White Christmas
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 
  • 16:00:50Vitaa & SlimaneÇa va ça vient
  • 16:04:19NightbirdeIt's Ok
  • 16:08:12Ella FitzgeraldSleigh Ride
  • 16:11:16Friendly FiresLove Like Waves
  • 16:17:03ParadisToi Et Moi
  • 16:20:52WizzardI Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
  • 16:25:37Snoh AalegraNEON PEACH (feat. Tyler, The Creator)
  • 16:28:51CalemaTe Amo
  • 16:33:11L'ImpératricePeur des filles
  • 16:36:43MikaIce Cream
  • 16:40:35Omer Adam & Eden Ben ZakenKuku Riku
  • 16:43:31Hitomi TohyamaExotic Yokogao
  • 16:48:18Elton JohnStep Into Christmas
  • 16:52:50Kacey Musgravesbreadwinner
  • 16:56:12Greyson ChanceDancing Next to Me
17:00 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.

17:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 17:30:02Bertrand BurgalatL'homme ideal (Yuksek Radio Edit)
  • 17:33:39Kylie MinogueHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • 17:37:01Rob Ruha & Ka Hao35
  • 17:40:30Blank & JonesWhat You Won't Do For Love
  • 17:46:14m-floCome Again
  • 17:52:02Leeloo3 Worte
  • 17:55:18ChromeoCabin Fever
  • 18:00:55VideoclubEuphories
  • 18:04:23YaejiOne More
  • 18:07:55The RonettesFrosty the Snowman
  • 18:10:06CopenemaSerei Seu
  • 18:16:17Jessie WarePlease
  • 18:20:54Chris ReaDriving Home for Christmas
  • 18:24:49VestaOta Varovasti
  • 18:28:08CaribouNever Come Back
  • 18:32:52MuziJuice
  • 18:36:39Sofi Tukker & Bomba EstéreoPlaya Grande
  • 18:41:06The CardigansMy Favourite Game
  • 18:44:42WafiaHurricane
  • 18:47:55Robbie WilliamsSanta Baby ft. Helene Fischer
  • 18:51:22Harry StylesGolden
  • 18:54:45Charlotte GainsbourgSylvia Says
19:00 on air

Monocle on Sunday

Our 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.

20:00 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 20:01:12Whale IslandAin't Nobody Straight in LA
  • 20:03:53Jeanne AddedMutate
  • 20:08:43AnnieApril (feat. Richard X)
  • 20:14:18Sunni ColónProvide
  • 20:18:31Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve (Japanese Version)
  • 20:22:49Marcos ValleEstrelar
  • 20:27:49MireiLonely in Tokyo
  • 20:31:24Alvaro SolerMagia
  • 20:34:39Pupkulies & RebeccaSaùde
  • 20:40:24Gavin Turek2AM
  • 20:45:00ThundercatDragonball Durag
  • 20:48:02Lisa WahlandtRiver
  • 20:52:18Majid JordanWaves of Blue
  • 20:55:54Lucie VagenheimManque d'audace
21:00 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.

21:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 21:31:17LouaneDonne-moi ton cœur
  • 21:34:33Tony BennettWinter Wonderland
  • 21:36:47Yumi ZoumaCool For a Second
  • 21:40:01Tom Jones and Cerys MathewsBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 21:43:39Little DragonHold On
  • 21:47:52The CarpentersTop of the World
  • 21:50:55AngèleBruxelles je t’aime
  • 21:54:47Yoh KamiyamaLaundry
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 
  • 22:31:01Little BootsSilver Balloons
  • 22:35:40Michael BubléHolly Jolly Christmas
  • 22:37:40AlizeeMoi Lolita
  • 22:41:50Bleu ToucanLes eaux de Naples
  • 22:46:50Dua LipaBreak My Heart
  • 22:50:39Bread & ButterSummer Blue
  • 22:54:45Indochine & Christine and the Queens3SEX
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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