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The Sessions at Midori House

Our standalone home of live music presented in a strong 15-minute shot. Recorded in Monocle 24’s studios, the sessions feature established and emerging acts live and in conversation.

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Eivør:

Hailing from the Faroe Islands, Eivør performs in the studio and tells us how her tiny home country proved to be big inspiration for new album ‘Slør’.

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11222 Apr 2017
15 min

Eivør: 

Hailing from the Faroe Islands, Eivør performs in the studio and tells us how her tiny home country proved to be big inspiration for new album ‘Slør’.

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11115 Apr 2017
15 min

Weyes Blood: 

American musician Weyes Blood discusses how the changing world we live in inspired her latest album ‘Front Row Seat To Earth’ and plays live in the studio.

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1108 Apr 2017
16 min

Jeb Loy Nichols: 

Born in the US but now residing in Wales, Jeb Loy Nichols plays country music with a twist, which might derive from blues, reggae, hip-hop, soul or any number of his influences. This week he plays from his new album ‘Country Hustle’.

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1091 Apr 2017
17 min

JFDR: 

Icelandic musician Jófríour Ákadóttir finds it hard to say no to anyone who wants to make music. She is currently performing under at least four guises, one of which is her solo project JFDR, under which she has just released debut album ‘Brazil’. She performs for us in the studio.

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10825 Mar 2017
18 min

Katie Melua: 

Multiplatinum-selling singer Katie Melua joins us in the studio to perform from her most recent album, ‘In Winter’, which she recorded with the Gori Women’s Choir in her home country of Georgia.

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10718 Mar 2017
16 min

Novella: 

British indie quartet Novella hit the Monocle 24 studios this week to play from their new album ‘Change of State’.

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10611 Mar 2017
17 min

Frances: 

The British musician was one of 2016’s most hotly tipped acts. With a string of singles, global performances and sky-high streaming numbers under her belt, she’s stormed into 2017 in an excellent position to release her debut album ‘Things I’ve Never Said’. She performs for us on this week’s show.

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1054 Mar 2017
15 min

Laurel: 

Live music from UK singer Laurel, who tells us about the inspiration behind her live shows and her love of poetry.

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10425 Feb 2017
15 min

Jodie Abacus: 

We delve into the archive to listen back to our brilliant session with the London-based pop and soul singer.

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10318 Feb 2017
16 min

Rose Elinor Dougall: 

She spent most of the early 2000s in British indie band The Pipettes; since then she's been working with the likes of Mark Ronson and has now launched her solo career. She plays live from new album ‘Stellular’.

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10211 Feb 2017
17 min

Andreya Triana: 

We revisit our 2015 session with the UK singer; she came in to perform off the back of the release of her debut album ‘Giants’.

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1014 Feb 2017
17 min

Hippo Campus: 

US indie four-piece Hippo Campus play tracks from their debut album ‘Landmark’ and discuss the learning process that comes with writing, recording and performing your first LP.

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10028 Jan 2017
17 min

Margo Price: 

Illinois-raised Nashville-based country singer Margo Price plays from her debut album ‘Midwest Farmer’s Daughter’ and talks to Andrew Mueller about trying to make it in the capital of country music and the inspirations behind her songwriting.

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9921 Jan 2017
18 min

Jesse & Joy: 

Musical Mexican siblings Jesse & Joy have taken hispanic countries by storm over the past decade, with sell-out tours to tens of thousands of fans and several albums under their belt, most of which have gone platinum. Now the duo is looking to break the anglophone market.

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9814 Jan 2017
16 min

Martha Wainwright: 

The Canadian folk legend joins us in the studio to play from her new album ‘Goodnight City’.

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