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17 Sep 2018
30 min

The Monocle Culture Show - ‘Heathers the Musical’: 

The 1989 teen cult classic 'Heathers' has had a musical makeover on the West End. Monocle senior editor Robert Bound, Alice Vincent (arts and entertainment writer for 'The Telegraph’) and Matt Wolf (theatre critic for ‘The International New York Times’) discuss how easy it is to turn a dark comedy about cliques and killers into an all-singing, all-dancing spectacle.

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3 Sep 2018
30 min

The Monocle Culture Show - ‘Hunter’ by Anna Calvi: 

Anna Calvi’s new album ‘Hunter’ deals with the ideas and limitations of gender stereotypes, all told through her brand of cinematic indie rock. Robert Bound and journalists Sophie Brown and Kate Hutchinson discuss the new LP and the rise of the female rockstar.

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8 Nov 2018
15 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Gold Star: 

The Austrian-born, Los Angeles-based artist joins us to play tracks old and new – and a Velvet Underground cover.

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1 Nov 2018
5 min

Monocle on Design - Extra: Strings attached: Gibson guitars: 

It’s been a turbulent few months for Nashville’s Gibson guitars, which has just announced former Levi’s president James Curleigh as its new CEO. That’s music to the ears of fans of the ailing brand, with a proposed revamp aimed at retuning the business. We look back at the designs that made Gibson a headliner in the first place.

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1 Nov 2018
15 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Cosha : 

Irish R&B singer Cosha performs from her album ‘RIP Bonzai’.

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25 Oct 2018
15 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Mixtape: 

We relive some of our favourite performances by Nerina Pallot, Devendra Banhart, Laurel and JFDR.

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19 Oct 2018
13 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: The Goon Sax: 

Brisbane band The Goon Sax hit Midori House to play from their latest album, ‘We’re Not Talking’, and to have a chat with Andrew Mueller.

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11 Oct 2018
14 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Jess Williamson: 

Texan musician Jess Williamson plays songs from her latest album, ‘Cosmic Wink’, and talks about the changing events that sparked it.

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4 Oct 2018
16 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Villagers: 

Irish musician Conor O’Brien has been playing under the moniker Villagers for the past decade. His fifth album, ‘The Art of Pretending To Swim’, brings his usual folk songs to the dance floor for an electro-fuelled meditation on faith.

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27 Sep 2018
16 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Mixtape: 

We relive some excellent live performances by indie band The Charlatans, Israeli producer Noga Erez, Slow Club’s Charles Watson and American hitmakers Portugal. The Man.

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20 Sep 2018
16 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Amber Arcades: 

Utrecht’s Amber Arcades plays from her new album ‘European Heartbreak’. She also muses on what being European means and how her former work with refugees seeking asylum in the Netherlands has impacted her views on relationships.

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13 Sep 2018
14 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Lyla Foy: 

Foy performs from her brand new album ‘Bigger Brighter’, telling us about the collaborations that formed it and why it is the most honest record she has made so far.

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6 Sep 2018
17 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Anna Calvi: 

Armed with just her electric guitar, Calvi wows Midori House with a trio of tracks from her brilliant new album ‘Hunter’.

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30 Aug 2018
17 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Tiny Ruins: 

New Zealand band Tiny Ruins first played for us in 2014 when they released their LP ‘Brightly Painted One’. Now they’re back with a more expansive sound and a new album on the way, from which they play a couple of tracks for us.

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23 Aug 2018
17 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Oscar Jerome: 

British musician Oscar Jerome takes to the studio to play us some of his south London soul.

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16 Aug 2018
15 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Sons of the East: 

Sydney’s Sons of the East drop by to play us a few indie-folk tracks in the midst of their European tour.

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9 Aug 2018
15 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Lucie Silvas: 

British singer and songwriter Lucie Silvas tells Andrew Mueller how a move to Nashville has affected her musical career and performs a few tracks from her new album ‘EGO’.

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2 Aug 2018
15 min

The Monocle Culture Show - The Sessions at Midori House: Mixtape: Australia: 

Listen back to some of our favourite performances by Australian artists who have made the trip all the way around the world to play in our London studios, including tracks by Julia Jacklin, Cub Sport, Sarah Blasko and Middle Kids.

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