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Schedule

00:00 on air

The Curator

The best of the week on Monocle, 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 
  • 01:30:32Pizzicato FiveSweet Soul Revue
  • 01:34:49Bertrand BurgalatL'homme ideal (Yuksek Radio Edit)
  • 01:38:24Rita LeeMania De Você (Dubdogz & Watzgood Remix / Radio Edit)
  • 01:41:39Hollie CookHappy Hour
  • 01:46:43AjarSEULCHÉMOI
  • 01:49:13Sam RuffilloEs Buena
  • 01:53:37lovadLyckotårar
  • 01:56:16CKayEmiliana
02:00 on air

The Foreign Desk

​Presented by ​Andrew Mueller, Monocle’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Nominated for ‘Best Current Affairs’ show and the ‘Spotlight Award’ in the 2022 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 
  • 02:40:42Météo MirageLibre (Mixed)
  • 02:44:10Marisa MontePortas
  • 02:46:54Lianne La HavasRead My Mind
  • 02:51:42Samia & papa mbyeMad At Me
  • 02:55:19Body Music & BosqGive My Love a Try (feat. Xavier Smith)
  • 03:01:04Sophie Ellis-BextorLost in the Sunshine (Sudlow Radio Mix)
  • 03:04:16La FemmeSácatela
  • 03:07:10Cazzi OpeiaI Can't Get Enough
  • 03:10:00MinuitParis Tropical (Kazy Lambist Remix)
  • 03:13:26Jayda GMEANT TO BE
  • 03:16:57KhruangbinSo We Won't Forget
  • 03:22:00IvanFotonovela
  • 03:26:37Helado NegroOutside the Outside
  • 03:31:54Kylie MinoguePadam Padam
  • 03:34:44RosalíaDESPECHÁ
  • 03:39:09Alex RossiTutto va bene quando facciamo l'amore (feat. Jo Wedin)
  • 03:42:38CorineChez Joe
  • 03:46:57Busy PTrack of Time (feat. Haich Ber Na & Shay Lia)
  • 03:50:53Pleasure VoyageSummer Voyage (Club Edit) [feat. Done, Andrea Rossetti & Francesco Fisotti]
  • 03:56:57Jorge BenMenina Bonita Não Chora
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’s flagship global-affairs show features​ expert guests ​and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the week. Nominated for ‘Best Current Affairs’ show and the ‘Spotlight Award’ in the 2022 British Podcast Awards.

05:40 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 05:41:27Étienne DahoBoyfriend
  • 05:45:20Le BoomBe There For You
  • 05:49:49RomyEnjoy Your Life
  • 05:53:47ChemiseShe Can't Love You
  • 06:00:41Benny SingsPyjamas (feat. Remi Wolf)
  • 06:03:35Hitomi TohyamaExotic Yokogao
  • 06:08:04Kings of ConvenienceRocky Trail
  • 06:11:32The PirouettesSi léger
  • 06:16:26MikiTwo Years (Mixed)
  • 06:19:19Orville PeckDaytona Sand
  • 06:22:34CantomaShelter (feat. Quinn Lamont Luke)
  • 06:27:30BonoboShadows (feat. Jordan Rakei)
  • 06:32:19Tobias RahimFlyvende Faduma
  • 06:35:37Tokyo Tea RoomIf You Love Her
  • 06:39:24CairokeeSamurai
  • 06:42:22Christine and the QueensJe te vois enfin
  • 06:45:51Barbara MendesBecause of You
  • 06:49:37Pink MartiniLilly
  • 06:52:18Miranda! & Cristian CastroPrisionero
  • 06:56:15HervéD'où je viens
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 
  • 07:20:04The CanyonsApples and Pears
  • 07:24:58Friday Night PlansPlastic Love
  • 07:29:31Thievery CorporationVoyage Libre (feat. Lou Lou Ghelickhani)
  • 07:33:25Synapson & David WaltersAn Rev
  • 07:37:15Teresa NodaTropical Love
  • 07:42:23Lewis OfMan & Coco & Clair ClairMisbehave (PPJ Remix)
  • 07:45:56AngèleAmour, Haine & Danger
  • 07:49:18SurfacesI Can't Help But Feel
  • 07:52:19Stuzzimaracuya massage
  • 07:55:53João SelvaPassarinho
08:00 on air

The Curator

The best of the week on Monocle, 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 
  • 10:09:22TapiocaLagoas de Ruanda
  • 10:14:12Arlo ParksSoftly
  • 10:17:22Alan Braxe & AnnieNever Coming Back
  • 10:21:53KelelaEnough for Love
  • 10:25:59Benson BooneSugar Sweet
  • 10:28:50Fatnotronic & PoolsideEsperar Pra Ver
  • 10:33:45Paola & ChiaraFurore
  • 10:36:40VestaOta Varovasti
  • 10:40:00GilsonsVárias Queixas
  • 10:43:52Nu GeneaTienaté
  • 10:48:27Hot ChipHand Me Down Your Love
  • 10:52:47GenevaDown Bad (feat. Basi Azul)
  • 10:55:53AntoninAntonino
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 
  • 11:34:08Maan & GoldbandStiekem
  • 11:37:46Polo & PanFeel Good
  • 11:41:54CatastropheMaintenant ou jamais
  • 11:47:41Clara LucianiLe reste
  • 11:51:35Fatoumata Diawara & MMassa Den
  • 11:55:20DorianDuele
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 Sunday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

12:30 on air

Monocle Weekends

Show playlist 
  • 12:33:26Molitor & MadoDessus-dessous
  • 12:36:10JainMakeba
  • 12:40:17Ginger RootLoneliness
  • 12:44:12TootardMOONLIGHT
  • 12:48:07Heidi HappyDing Ding
  • 12:50:57UAOcha
  • 12:55:13Caroline PolachekWelcome To My Island
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 
  • 14:08:05Pearl & The OystersParaiso
  • 14:11:26MohandasSaudades do Pará
  • 14:15:40Vaundyodoriko
  • 14:20:38LirazDoone Doone
  • 14:25:13Let's Eat GrandmaLevitation
  • 14:29:09Mayra AndradeAfeto
  • 14:33:33Trio TernuraA Gira
  • 14:36:37L'ImpératriceAgitations tropicales
  • 14:40:40The PressureSaturday Night
  • 14:44:21The KnocksBang Bang (feat. Donna Missal)
  • 14:47:31Toro y moiFreelance
  • 14:51:18Taylor SwiftLavender Haze
  • 14:54:39ReinizraSad flower
15:00 on air

The Curator

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

16:00 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 16:01:42Juliette ArmanetLe Dernier Jour du Disco (Remix)
  • 16:04:19Nattalia SarriaLast Summer Whisper
  • 16:09:16Karen SouzaI'm Not in Love
  • 16:13:19Adèle CastillonImpala
  • 16:16:50Olivia DeanDive
  • 16:20:16Sunday GirlFour Floors
  • 16:23:50DivaLa nuit (Version longue spéciale DJ)
  • 16:30:08The Japanese HouseSunshine Baby
  • 16:33:50Gyedu-Blay AmbolleyHighlife
  • 16:40:00Erlend ØyeSheltered Life (Radio Edit)
  • 16:43:49Babe RainbowSuper Ego
  • 16:48:45OwlleFree (Parisien Mix)
  • 16:52:01Sam RuffilloMind & Soul (Italo Version)
  • 16:56:24YEИDRYHerrera
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 
  • 17:31:18Janet JacksonTogether Again
  • 17:35:27CorineBouge Bouge
  • 17:39:13Bongeziwe Mabandlaukuthanda wena
  • 17:43:57Sophie Ellis-BextorEverything is Sweet
  • 17:48:50Snoh AalegraWhoa
  • 17:52:09RogêPra Vida
  • 17:55:52Giorgio PoiI Pomeriggi
  • 18:01:36SG LewisSomething About Your Love
  • 18:07:01Shinichiro YokotaNight Drive
  • 18:12:41Julie BerganBored
  • 18:16:05Penny PennyShichangani
  • 18:22:50Peggy Gou(It Goes Like) Nanana (Edit)
  • 18:26:47Julieta VenegasMismo Amor
  • 18:30:09Milton NascimentoTudo o Que Você Podia Ser
  • 18:33:27Alison GoldfrappSo Hard So Hot
  • 18:39:05MatheyAmeyatchi
  • 18:44:44SaultGod Is Love
  • 18:48:53LordeSolar Power
  • 18:52:07Lady DonliSoft Life
  • 18:54:53GinestàSomni
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 
  • 20:00:59Alan PalomoStay-At-Home DJ
  • 20:04:50Étienne Daho & Vanessa ParadisTirer la nuit sur les étoiles
  • 20:08:25GungunA Beached Whale
  • 20:12:10AquakultreAfricvillean Funk (feat. Trobiz)
  • 20:16:37Rachel ChinouririAll I Ever Asked
  • 20:20:16Cecilia StalinAfro Blue (Roots)
  • 20:24:34Isamar & CompañiaNo Estás
  • 20:30:12BlæstAll In (feat. Lamin)
  • 20:33:11Jessie WareThat! Feels Good!
  • 20:37:35Agnes Nunes & Neo BeatsLisboa
  • 20:41:47Marcella BellaNell'aria
  • 20:45:44Hiroshi SatoSay Goodbye
  • 20:49:06Janet JacksonGot 'Til It's Gone (Album Version)
  • 20:53:13Kylie MinoguePadam Padam
  • 20:56:07Baco Exu do BluesLágrimas (feat. Gal Costa)
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 
  • 21:31:09Zara LarssonCan't Tame Her
  • 21:34:27MatheyAmeyatchi
  • 21:39:59JazzinhoCelebration
  • 21:44:17Marco CastelloTorpi
  • 21:49:21Benny SingsSanta Barbara (feat. Nataly Dawn)
  • 21:53:02Jayda GMEANT TO BE
  • 21:56:27Σtella & RedinhoCharmed
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 Sunday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

22:30 on air

Global Music

Show playlist 
  • 22:33:16KoopBaby (feat. Cecilia Stalin)
  • 22:36:24Mylène FarmerÀ tout jamais
  • 22:40:11Alexia GredyVertigo (Yuksek Edit)
  • 22:43:08KhaidJolie
  • 22:47:52Mylène FarmerÀ tout jamais
  • 22:51:43Dua LipaDance The Night
  • 22:54:42KassinRelax
23:00 on air

The Curator

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

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