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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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Sessions moves house:

‘Sessions at Midori House’ has moved. To continue listening to brilliant live performances recorded in our London studios, subscribe to ‘The Monocle Culture Show’ and watch them drop onto your devices every Thursday.

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1617 Apr 2018
1 min

Sessions moves house: 

‘Sessions at Midori House’ has moved. To continue listening to brilliant live performances recorded in our London studios, subscribe to ‘The Monocle Culture Show’ and watch them drop onto your devices every Thursday.

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16024 Mar 2018
15 min

Mélissa Laveaux: 

Canadian musician Mélissa Laveaux explores her Haitian roots in her new album ‘Radyo Siwèl’ – a collection of covers of old folk songs from her ancestral home. She plays from it in this week’s session.

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15917 Mar 2018
15 min

Sumie: 

The Japanese-Swedish singer plays from her beautiful new album ‘Lost in Light’.

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15810 Mar 2018
15 min

R.LUM.R: 

Florida-born Nashville-based R’n’B singer R.LUM.R plays tracks from his EP ‘Afterimage’, which he has rearranged and re-released as ‘Alterimage’.

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1573 Mar 2018
15 min

Khruangbin: 

Listen to some Thai funk via Texas as we revisit our 2015 session with Khruangbin.

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15624 Feb 2018
15 min

From the archives: Rae Morris: 

As British singer Rae Morris releases her debut album, ‘Someone Out There’, we revisit the live performance she did for us last October.

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15517 Feb 2018
15 min

Sam Frankl: 

British musician Sam Frankl plays us some of his Latin American-inspired pop music.

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15410 Feb 2018
15 min

Charles Watson: 

Best known as one half of indie duo Slow Club, Watson drops by to play us some songs from his upcoming debut solo album ‘Now That I’m a River’.

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1533 Feb 2018
15 min

Cub Sport: 

Tim Nelson and Sam Netterfield from Brisbane four-piece Cub Sport hit the studio to play some tunes and talk to us about their latest album ‘Bats’, which reflects on two of them coming out as gay and announcing their engagement.

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15227 Jan 2018
15 min

Cults: 

New York indie-pop duo Cults perform and tell us what they were up to in the four years between their sophomore album ‘Static’ and their latest, ‘Offering’.

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15120 Jan 2018
15 min

Yazmin Lacey: 

Yazmin Lacey is a British jazz singer who has been hotly tipped by the likes of Gilles Peterson. Listen to her live session of songs from her debut EP ‘Black Moon’.

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15013 Jan 2018
15 min

Soccer Mommy: 

The 20-year-old Nashville musician Sophie Allison, AKA Soccer Mommy, drops by with her guitar to play us a few tracks from upcoming debut album ‘Clean’.

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1496 Jan 2018
15 min

The Monocle Mixtape: 2017 stars: 

We revisit some of the biggest names to have graced the Midori House studios in 2017, including Soft Cell singer Marc Almond, Grammy award-winner Jason Isbell, folk-rock singer Martha Wainwright and Mexican superstars Jesse y Joy.

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14830 Dec 2017
15 min

The Monocle Mixtape: 2017 favourites: 

We recap some of our favourite live performances from 2017, by the likes of Noga Erez, Jordan Raeki and Blue Hawaii.

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14723 Dec 2017
15 min

The Monocle Mixtape: the indie-pop edition: 

"We relive some of our favourite moments from ‘Sessions at Midori House’ this year, from the likes of Portugal The Man, Hippocampus, Saint Motel and Tennis. "

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