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29 November 2015

Episode 334

53 minutes


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Historian W David Marx joins us from Japan to discuss that country’s contribution to classic American style, a topic covered in his new book, ‘Ametora’. We find out why the year 1966 was such an explosive one for pop from Jon Savage who has dedicated a whole tome to it. Plus: Artists Mikhail Karikis and Adam Basanta join us in the studio to discuss their sonic installation in London’s Carroll/Fletcher gallery.

29 November 2015

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Tom Edwards and Daniel Giacopelli are joined by Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan to discuss the big news stories coming up in the week ahead.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

W David Marx

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Writer W David Marx tells us about the story of American fashion in Japan, from early Japanese reconnaissance missions to the US in the 1960s to Japanese variations on American classics.

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Chapter 3

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Jon Savage

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Having written books on topics as broad as punk and the concept of the teenager, Jon Savage’s latest work zooms in on the cultural happenings of one year: 1966.

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Chapter 4

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Mikhail Karikis and Adam Basanta

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Sonic artists Mikhail Karikis and Adam Basanta talk us through the themes behind their joint sound installation shows at London’s Carroll/Fletcher gallery.

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