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 
  • 01:31:10YelleNoir
  • 01:34:31Helene FischerStille Nacht
  • 01:38:56Lisa WahlandtSchlittenfahrt
  • 01:42:17YuksekDo Beijo
  • 01:46:48Tom Jones and Cerys MathewsBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 01:50:29Sunni ColónProvide
  • 01:54:33Arlo ParksHope
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 
  • 02:41:54Elvis PresleyBlue Christmas
  • 02:44:02The CarpentersWinter Wonderland/Silver Bells/White Christmas
  • 02:49:19Ariana GrandeSanta Baby
  • 02:52:03Bertrand BurgalatL'homme ideal (Yuksek Radio Edit)
  • 02:55:30NightbirdeIt's Ok
  • 03:00:37AngèleBruxelles je t’aime
  • 03:04:30CalemaTe Amo
  • 03:08:50Saint EtienneMy Christmas Prayer
  • 03:12:14Michael BubléHolly Jolly Christmas
  • 03:15:14Claire LaffutNudes (feat. Yseult)
  • 03:18:34musica suavisHört, der Engel helle Lieder
  • 03:20:42Kylie MinogueWinter Wonderland
  • 03:22:36Jack Savoretti, Nile RodgersWho's Hurting Who
  • 03:25:54Clara LucianiRespire encore
  • 03:29:41WizzardI Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
  • 03:35:16BrigitteCoeur de Chewing Gum
  • 03:38:06Jackson 5I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • 03:41:18L'ImpératriceFou
  • 03:46:22Chaka KhanLike Sugar
  • 03:50:28Jamie CullumIt's Christmas
  • 03:53:28LouaneDonne-moi ton cœur
  • 03:56:41Serginho MeritiBons Momentos
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 
  • 05:41:43Harry StylesGolden
  • 05:45:16Trijntje OosterhuisThis Christmas
  • 05:48:35Jose FelicianoFeliz Navidad
  • 05:51:32The PirouettesIl n'y a que toi
  • 05:55:01Nathy PelusoBUENOS AIRES
  • 06:00:55Leeloo3 Worte
  • 06:04:19Shinichiro YokotaNight Drive
  • 06:10:03Helene FischerIn der Weihnachtsbäckerei
  • 06:13:08Kylie MinogueHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • 06:17:16David NumwamiBeats!
  • 06:20:07Ariana GrandeDecember
  • 06:22:07Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 06:26:12Kacey Musgravesbreadwinner
  • 06:29:34Michael BubléI'll Be Home For Christmas
  • 06:35:21Dean MartinBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 06:37:46YaejiOne More
  • 06:41:14Lisa WahlandtSanta Claus Is Comin' To Town
  • 06:44:50L'ImpératricePeur des filles
  • 06:48:24Cliff RichardMistletoe and Wine (Remastered)
  • 06:52:26KungsNever Going Home
  • 06:55:23SadisticsThe Tokyo Taste
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 
  • 07:20:30Boney M.Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord
  • 07:24:39Silk SonicLeave The Door Open
  • 07:28:45Sofi Tukker & Amadou & MariamMon Chéri
  • 07:33:02Leona LewisOne More Sleep
  • 07:37:07Tony BennettWinter Wonderland
  • 07:40:05The SupremesSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
  • 07:42:48RitschiHallo
  • 07:46:01Gabriella CilmiWarm This Winter
  • 07:48:39ShygirlCleo
  • 07:52:33Sally ShapiroFading Away
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 
  • 10:11:05Lisa WahlandtMorgen Kinder Wird's Was Geben
  • 10:25:11Idina MenzelSilent Night
  • 10:29:52Chris HartLast Christmas
  • 10:34:16Alexander O'NealOur First Christmas
  • 10:39:35Kylie MinogueOnly You (feat. James Corden)
  • 10:44:04The PoguesFairytale of New York
  • 10:48:28Barbra LicaNoel A Christmas
  • 10:52:35Bing CrosbyWhite Christmas
  • 10:55:45Ariana 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 
  • 11:48:49Dean MartinLet It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  • 11:50:53Saint EtienneUnwrap Me
  • 11:52:57Brenda LeeRockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  • 11:55:08Helene FischerHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (feat. Frank Sinatra)
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 
  • 12:30:53The CarpentersWinter Wonderland/Silver Bells/White Christmas
  • 12:36:33Kurt EllingCool Yule
  • 12:40:07Kylie MinogueSanta Claus Is Coming to Town (ft. Frank Sinatra)
  • 12:43:34She & HimBaby, It's Cold Outside
  • 12:45:59Peggy GouStarry Night
  • 12:52:38Paul McCartneyPipes Of Peace
  • 12:56:09Michael BubléSanta Claus Is Coming to Town
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 
  • 14:07:39Lisa WahlandtRiver
  • 14:12:00Hideki KajiWhite Christmas With Our Good Music
  • 14:16:56Kylie MinogueIt's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • 14:20:44Tatsuro YamashitaChristmas Eve
  • 14:25:04QuasimodeHappy Few ft. Wouter Hamel
  • 14:29:15Shizuka KudoChristmas go Ippai
  • 14:34:04The CarpentersThe Holly And The Ivy
  • 14:36:23Diana Krall & The Clayton Hamilton Jazz OrchestraJingle Bells
  • 14:39:54Jackson 5I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • 14:44:19Daði FreyrSomething Magical
  • 14:46:57Barbra LicaChristmas On The Beach
  • 14:51:00Robbie WilliamsSanta Baby ft. Helene Fischer
  • 14:54:38Helene FischerStille Nacht
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 
  • 16:00:34LordeSolar Power
  • 16:03:48Kings of ConvenienceCatholic Country
  • 16:06:50Christine and the QueensDamn, dis-moi (feat. Dâm-Funk)
  • 16:10:12Miranda BrightHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • 16:15:06Yuksek & Bertrand BurgalatIcare
  • 16:18:49Leanne RhimesHolly Jolly Christmas / Frosty the Snowman
  • 16:21:00Nat King ColeThe Christmas Song
  • 16:24:13Blank & JonesWhat You Won't Do For Love
  • 16:29:00Whale IslandAin't Nobody Straight in LA
  • 16:31:37Michael BubléSilent Night
  • 16:36:47Cecelia DaleJingle Bells (feat. Roberto Menescal)
  • 16:40:27HYUKOHSilverhair Express
  • 16:44:0053 Thievessouthside
  • 16:47:22Jessie JMan with the Bag
  • 16:50:06She & HimSleigh Ride
  • 16:52:50ParadisToi Et Moi
  • 16:56:28Kali Uchistelepatía
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 
  • 17:31:52Poolside & TurbotitoGetting There From Here (feat. Todd Edwards)
  • 17:36:04Hall & OatesI Can't Go for That (No Can Do)
  • 17:41:01Kylie MinogueChristmas Wrapping (feat. Iggy Pop)
  • 17:47:32Kelly ClarksonUnderneath the Tree
  • 17:51:27MuziJuice
  • 17:55:28Ali DanelLa Nuit Qui Vient (feat. The George Kaplan Conspiracy)
  • 18:00:33HervéParéo parade
  • 18:03:38SadeSmooth Operator
  • 18:08:00EXILELast Christmas (Japanese Cover)
  • 18:13:13AbbaLittle Things
  • 18:17:43Snoh AalegraLOST YOU
  • 18:20:44Au Revoir SimoneFallen Snow
  • 18:24:30The CarpentersI'll Be Home For Christmas
  • 18:28:24Josef SalvatI'm Sorry
  • 18:31:37Friday Night PlansPlastic Love
  • 18:36:19Chris HartAll I Want For Christmas Is You
  • 18:41:43Lisa WahlandtSanta Claus Is Comin' To Town
  • 18:45:18Lucie VagenheimManque d'audace
  • 18:48:29Steve TyrellI've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
  • 18:52:09Peggy GouNabi (feat. OHHYUK)
  • 18:56:10Greyson ChanceDancing Next to Me
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 
  • 20:00:43AngèleBruxelles je t’aime
  • 20:04:36Dua Lipa and AngèleFever
  • 20:07:20Lord SivaSolhverv
  • 20:10:55Idina MenzelWhite Christmas
  • 20:15:53Busy PTrack of Time (feat. Haich Ber Na & Shay Lia)
  • 20:19:54The PirouettesSi léger
  • 20:24:05Kylie MinogueEvery Day's Like Christmas (A Stock Aitken and Waterman Remix)
  • 20:27:39CaribouNever Come Back
  • 20:32:24Lianne La HavasRead My Mind
  • 20:37:16Michael BubléHave Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • 20:42:13Barbra LicaThe Christmas Waltz
  • 20:45:09L'ImpératriceAnomalie bleue
  • 20:49:07Shinichiro YokotaSpace Station (feat. Little Boots) [Space Mix]
  • 20:54:45CatastropheMaintenant ou jamais
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 
  • 21:30:30Charli XCXGood Ones
  • 21:32:47Teen TopSnow Kiss
  • 21:35:57RonnettesSleigh Ride
  • 21:39:01JungleKeep Moving
  • 21:43:10Bebel GilbertoSo Nice (Summer Samba)
  • 21:47:37Dean MartinRudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • 21:50:01Kim PetrasFuture Starts Now
  • 21:54:45Saad Lamjarred & CalemaEnty Hayaty
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 
  • 22:30:31The CarpentersWinter Wonderland/Silver Bells/White Christmas
  • 22:36:08COEOJapanese Woman
  • 22:41:46MikaIce Cream
  • 22:44:34Stella JangVillain
  • 22:48:11Chris ReaDriving Home for Christmas
  • 22:52:10Clara LucianiRespire encore
  • 22:55:51SilvaSorriso de Agogô
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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