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Monocle 24: The Monocle Weekly

English, Interview, 1 season, 134 episodes, 2 days, 13 hours, 25 minutes
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Want to hear from the authors, artists, creative thinkers and business leaders shaping your world? The Monocle Weekly presents just that on our longest-running radio programme.
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Primavera Sound

Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with Marta Pallarès, head of press for Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival. They discuss its forthcoming 22nd edition, stellar line-up and international expansion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/5/202415 minutes, 58 seconds
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Farm Rio celebrates 100 years of Copacabana Palace

Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco celebrates the centenary of the iconic Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio. He speaks with Belmond brand and marketing director Roberta Almeida and Gabriel Oliveira, Farm Rio’s brand director, who recently launched a special selection of products to celebrate the hotel.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/22/202413 minutes, 33 seconds
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Lauro Andrade, DW! São Paulo Design Week

Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with Lauro Andrade, founder of DW! São Paulo Design Week, one of the most important urban-design festivals in the world. They meet at the modernist Edifício Renata Sampaio building to discuss the 13th iteration of the event.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/15/202411 minutes, 56 seconds
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MH370’s 10th anniversary

We hear from the journalists, investigators and aviation analysts whose lives were turned upside down by the aviation world’s greatest mystery: the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which happened 10 years ago today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/8/202443 minutes, 39 seconds
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Oscars special

For this special episode of ‘The Monocle Weekly’, we look back at interviews with some of this year’s Oscar nominees, including Christopher Nolan of ‘Oppenheimer’, Jeffrey Wright and ‘American Fiction’ to Celine Song of ‘Past Lives’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/6/20241 hour, 24 minutes, 45 seconds
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Bolis Pupul, ‘Letter To Yu’

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Belgian-Chinese musician Bolis Pupul about his forthcoming album, ‘Letter To Yu’, a homage to his late mother.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/20/202414 minutes, 16 seconds
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Allie X, ‘Girl With No Face’

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Toronto-born singer Allie X about her new self-produced album, which is heavily influenced by the sounds of the 1980s.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/202414 minutes, 42 seconds
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Lorne Balfe

Monocle Radio’s Laura Kramer speaks with Grammy-winning composer Lorne Balfe about his latest project, the spy comedy *Argylle*. Balfe reflects on his impressive career and working with the likes of Michael Bay, Matthew Vaughn and Hans Zimmer. Plus: how The Beatles’ last song, ‘Now and Then’, ended up on his new film.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/2/202416 minutes, 48 seconds
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Jeffrey Wright, ‘American Fiction’

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Jeffrey Wright of ‘American Fiction’, a satirical film nominated for five Oscars, including Best Actor for Wright. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/26/202410 minutes, 10 seconds
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Alexander Payne, ‘The Holdovers’

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Alexander Payne, director of ‘The Holdovers’, a dramatic comedy that’s getting Oscar buzz. Set in the 1970s, it follows three lonely people at a New England boarding school over a winter break. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/20248 minutes, 56 seconds
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Jon Batiste

Monocle’s Steph Chungu speaks to American musician Jon Batiste about the documentary ‘American Symphony’. He shares the journey that leads up to the symphonic performance, while his partner, Suleika Jaouad, undergoes cancer treatment.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/20/202320 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bob van den Oord, Langham Hospitality Group

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks to Bob van den Oord, CEO of the Hong Kong-based Langham Hospitality Group. He tells us about a record year for the group and its plans for expansion next year.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/18/202311 minutes, 51 seconds
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André Namitala, Handred

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with the founder and designer of Brazilian brand Handred. For the latest collection of the brand, he teamed up with the Sergio Rodrigues Institute to create a beautiful collection inspired by the Brazilian furniture designer.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/14/202322 minutes, 44 seconds
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Doug Putman, HMV

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with the owner of HMV, Doug Putman, about the reopening of its iconic flagship shop on London’s Oxford Street.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/23/202310 minutes, 32 seconds
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David Monson, Broadwick Soho

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with David Monson, general manager of the recently opened Broadwick Soho in London.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/21/202311 minutes, 38 seconds
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Jannis Stürtz, Habibi Funk

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Jannis Stürtz, founder of Habibi Funk, a Berlin-based label specialising in reissues of eclectic sounds from the Arab world, from Libyan reggae to Sudanese jazz.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/27/202318 minutes, 29 seconds
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Anthony Penta, ‘We Kill for Love’

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Anthony Penta, director of the documentary ‘We Kill For Love’, on the lost world of the erotic thriller. The film explores the genre’s heyday in the 1980s and 1990s and asks what’s next for the future of the erotic thriller.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/26/202325 minutes, 30 seconds
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Michele Innocenti, Fipili Horror Festival Livorno

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with the artistic advisor of the Fipili Horror Festival in Livorno, Michele Innocenti. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/19/202312 minutes, 41 seconds
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Tarsem Singh, ‘Dear Jassi’, and Lillah Halla, ‘Power Alley’

Monocle Radio senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with two directors at the BFI London Film Festival: Tarsem Singh for ‘Dear Jassi’ and Lillah Halla for ‘Power Alley’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/13/202322 minutes, 42 seconds
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Mark Wood

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Mark Wood, compiler of ‘Box of Sin’ – a definitive history of gay nightlife from 1980 to 1989 by the Disco Discharge label.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/7/202317 minutes, 52 seconds
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Kristy Matheson, BFI festivals director

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Kristy Matheson, BFI festivals director, about her debut at the London Film Festival.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/4/202312 minutes, 14 seconds
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Craig Gillespie

Monocle’s Laura Kramer speaks to ‘I, Tonya’ and ‘Cruella’ director Craig Gillespie about his latest film, the dark-comedy ‘Dumb Money’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/27/202311 minutes, 2 seconds
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Angus Dowling from Babe Rainbow

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Angus Dowling from Australian psychedelic band Babe Rainbow about its upcoming EP ‘Juice of the Sun’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/6/20237 minutes, 27 seconds
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Louis Garrel

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with French director and actor Louis Garrel about his new film ‘The Innocent’.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/30/202314 minutes, 11 seconds
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Alan Palomo

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Alan Palomo (former Neon Indian) about his upcoming album ‘World of Hassle’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/23/202317 minutes, 17 seconds
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Daphne Guinness

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with fashion icon and singer Daphne Guinness about her new single and upcoming album.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/2/202314 minutes, 17 seconds
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Jessy Lanza

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks with Canadian singer and DJ, Jessy Lanza, about her new album ‘‘Love Hallucination’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/20/20239 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Deepest Breath

The Monocle Weekly: Monocle Radio’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with Laura McGann, the director of freediving documentary ‘The Deepest Breath’ on Netflix, and freediver and actor Kristof Coenen.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/17/202313 minutes, 2 seconds
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Susana Balbo

Monocle Radio’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Argentina’s first female wine-maker, Susana Balbo. She discusses wine and hospitality in the country.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/12/202322 minutes, 35 seconds
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Bongeziwe Mabandla

Monocle Radio’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to South African musician Bongeziwe Mabandla, who cleverly mixes electro with African folk and soul. They discuss Mabandla’s latest album, ‘amaXesha’, and South Africa’s music scene.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/16/202310 minutes, 2 seconds
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Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, Fernando Augusto Pacheco, speaks to musician Sophie Ellis-Bextor about her forthcoming album ‘Hana’, inspired by east Asia. Plus: Ellis-Bextor discusses Eurovision, her ‘Kitchen Disco’ show and synth pop.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/26/202311 minutes, 34 seconds
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Eurovision special

The Monocle Weekly’s Eurovision special. Fernando Augusto Pacheco, Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent, speaks to some of this year’s top contestants: Loreen from Sweden, Käärijä from Finland, Noa Kirel from Israel and Tvorchi from Ukraine. And we feature more Ukrainian talent with former Ukrainian Eurovision contender Tina Karol and the band Zetetics.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/12/202332 minutes, 47 seconds
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Dave Gregory from XTC

Monocle Radio’s studio director Christy O’Grady speaks with guitarist Dave Gregory from XTC about the upcoming spatial audio remix of the rock band’s 1984 album, ‘The Big Express’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/5/202312 minutes, 36 seconds
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‘Pacific Breeze 3', Neil Baselo and Marina Sena

A music special on The Monocle Weekly. Monocle Radio’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Yosuke Kitazawa, behind Japanese city-pop compilation ‘Pacific Breeze 3’, and to French singer Neil Baselo and Brazilian popstar Marina Sena.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/4/202322 minutes, 16 seconds
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Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Monocle 24’s entertainment correspondent Laura Kramer reports from the premiere of ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ to hear about the craft and artistry that went into the production, and how practical effects are back in style.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/31/20236 minutes, 58 seconds
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Dominik Moll, ‘The Night of the 12th’

Monocle 24’s entertainment correspondent Laura Kramer speaks to Dominik Moll, director of crime thriller ‘The Night of the 12th’, which won six César Awards, France’s top film honours, including the best picture trophy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/202311 minutes, 43 seconds
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Andrew Selby: Backgammon’s makeover

Monocle 24’s Laura Kramer speaks to Andrew Selby, UKBGF board member and backgammon tournament director. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/3/202310 minutes, 26 seconds
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Jimmy Warden – ‘Cocaine Bear’

Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with Jimmy Warden, screenwriter of ‘Cocaine Bear’See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/24/202310 minutes, 39 seconds
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Lucy Jones, translator of Brigitte Reimann’s ‘Siblings’

Monocle’s Lilian Fawcett sits down with Lucy Jones, the Berlin-based translator of Brigitte Reimann’s ‘Siblings’, to talk about the author’s life in communist East Germany. They spoke about Reimann’s short but tumultuous life, translating her distinctive writing style and what a 60-year-old novel can offer contemporary readers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/17/202315 minutes, 13 seconds
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Sara Dosa, ‘Fire of Love’

Fernando Augusto Pacheco, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent, speaks to Sara Dosa, director of ‘Fire of Love’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/15/202316 minutes, 21 seconds
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Florian Zeller, ‘The Son’

Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Florian Zeller, director of ‘The Son’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/10/202318 minutes, 13 seconds
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Santiago Mitre, ‘Argentina, 1985’

Fernando Augusto Pacheco, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent, speaks to Santiago Mitre, director of ‘Argentina, 1985’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/202313 minutes, 49 seconds
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Samuel D. Hunter - 'The Whale'

Monocle 24's Senior Correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with 'The Whale' writer Samuel D. Hunter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/7/202313 minutes, 20 seconds
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Ariel Harari

Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Argentinian DJ Ariel Harari about his compilation ‘Síntesis Moderna: An Alternative Vision of Argentinian Music 1980-1990’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/21/202215 minutes, 19 seconds
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Cerrone

Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks with Cerrone, the godfather of disco, about his new album ‘Cerrone by Cerrone’, which features 16 cult and classic hits reworked and mixed by him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/28/202215 minutes, 4 seconds
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Tomer Baruch, ‘Synthesized Sounds of the Sea’

Israeli musician Tomer Baruch is known for his Instagram account Animals and Synthesizers, which combines nature videos with synth music. His new project, an album called ‘Synthesized Sounds of the Sea’, is dedicated to marine life, from octopuses to hairy frogfish.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/4/202215 minutes, 38 seconds
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‘Abba Voyage’

‘Abba Voyage’ recently opened to the public in London.The concert sees Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid perform digitally with a 10-piece band during a residency that is due to run until May 2023, in a purpose-built arena based in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. On this special edition of ‘The Monocle Weekly’, Georgina Godwin meets the world-class creative team: lead producer Svana Gisla, known for her work with David Bowie and Beyoncé, and producer Ludvig Andersson, who worked on ‘Mamma Mia!’. The pair tell us the background to the show, give us more information on the custom-designed venue, reveal a little of the technological wizardry behind the performance and explain how the magic of Abba is celebrated every night.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/1/202226 minutes, 56 seconds
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François Ozon

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to French director François Ozon about his new film ‘Everything Went Fine’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/17/20229 minutes, 45 seconds
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Marisa Monte

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Brazilian singer Marisa Monte about her forthcoming European tour.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/30/202218 minutes, 47 seconds
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Gary Indiana, Fire Season

In this episode, Alexis Self speaks to critic and novelist Gary Indiana about his new essay collection Fire Season, New York City and whether or not there's hope for humanity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/202216 minutes, 6 seconds
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Virginie Efira

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Belgian actress Virginie Efira on her role in Paul Verhoeven’s latest film, ‘Benedetta’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/11/202211 minutes, 35 seconds
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Sofi Tukker

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to US pop duo Sofi Tukker about their forthcoming album ‘Wet Tennis’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/7/202214 minutes, 55 seconds
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Kungs

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to French DJ Kungs about his new album, ‘Club Azur’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/18/202212 minutes, 53 seconds
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Sally Shapiro

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to elusive Swedish duo Sally Shapiro about their new album, ‘Sad Cities’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/18/202213 minutes, 40 seconds
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Paolo Sorrentino and Filippo Scotti

In this special interview, Monocle 24 senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Italian director Paolo Sorrentino and Filippo Scotti, lead actor in new film ‘The Hand of God’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/13/202110 minutes, 8 seconds
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Monocle 24 celebrates 10 years: part eight

To celebrate 10 years of Monocle 24, we’re counting down some of our favourite moments on air, from live broadcasts out on the road to coverage of the decade’s biggest news stories. In this eighth edition, we chat with Pharrell Williams as part of Chanel’s Mademoiselle Privé exhibition in Tokyo; sit down with film-maker Steve McQueen; and Tyler Brûlé conducts what would turn out to be Karl Lagerfeld’s final interview.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/29/202151 minutes, 1 second
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Monocle 24 celebrates 10 years: part seven

To celebrate 10 years of Monocle 24, we’re counting down some of our favourite moments on air, from live broadcasts out on the road to coverage of the decade’s biggest news stories. In this seventh edition, we sit down with Formula One star Lewis Hamilton; speak to legendary Australian food stylist Donna Hay; and Andrew Mueller meets Charlie Duke, the lunar-module pilot on Apollo 16.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/22/202159 minutes, 1 second
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Monocle 24 celebrates 10 years: part six

To celebrate 10 years of Monocle 24, we’re counting down some of our favourite moments on air, from live broadcasts out on the road to coverage of the decade’s biggest news stories. In this sixth edition, Georgina Godwin meets Oscar-winning actress Sally Field; Gregory Porter performs at Midori House; and Daniel Bach meets Luis Von Ohn, the man behind the hugely popular language-learning platform Duolingo.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/22/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 32 seconds
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Monocle 24 celebrates 10 years: part four

To celebrate 10 years of Monocle 24, we’re counting down some of our favourite moments on air, from live broadcasts out on the road to coverage of the decade’s biggest news stories. In this fourth edition, David Tang tells Tyler Brûlé about his favourite Asian cities; Georgina Godwin speaks to the master of noir crime fiction, James Ellroy; and Fernando Augusto Pacheco sits down with Carla Bruni. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/22/202142 minutes, 14 seconds
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Monocle 24 celebrates 10 years: part three

This month we’re celebrating 10 years of Monocle 24. To mark the anniversary, we’re counting down some of our favourite moments on air, from live broadcasts out on the road to coverage of the biggest news stories of the decade. In this third edition, we’re in the kitchen with Massimo Bottura, in the studio with Boy George and we explore the jungles of Papua New Guinea.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/27/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 47 seconds
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Monocle 24 celebrates 10 years: part two

This month we’re celebrating 10 years of Monocle 24. To mark the anniversary, we’re counting down some of our favourite moments on air, from live broadcasts out on the road to coverage of the biggest news stories of the decade. In this second edition, Robert Bound takes a piano lesson from Chilly Gonzales, Markus Hippi gets cosy with legendary TV chef Nigella Lawson and much more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/26/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 27 seconds
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Monocle 24 celebrates 10 years: part one

This month we’re celebrating 10 years of Monocle 24. To mark the anniversary, we’re counting down some of our favourite moments on air, from live broadcasts out on the road to coverage of the biggest news stories of the decade. In this first edition, we look back at the premier of Monocle 24’s flagship news program, tell a few ghost stories and much more.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/25/202153 minutes, 29 seconds
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Muzi

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to South African musician Muzi about his new album ‘Interblaktic’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/22/202112 minutes, 47 seconds
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Monocle 24 turns 10

We take a trip down memory lane to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Monocle 24. Our producers, hosts and correspondents reflect on a decade of broadcasting, the places they have been and the stories they reported. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/17/202134 minutes, 36 seconds
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Paul Craddock and the history of transplant surgery

Alexis Self speaks to medical historian Paul Craddock about his new book, ‘Spare Parts: A Surprising History of Transplants’, which chronicles the history of transplant surgery from Ancient Egypt to the modern day.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/5/202121 minutes, 49 seconds
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Prano Bailey-Bond, director of ‘Censor’

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Prano Bailey-Bond, director of ‘Censor’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/20/202110 minutes, 31 seconds
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Dr Martin Shaw, Matthias Orsett and Ben Myers

We take a look at the roots of narrative as we meet master storyteller and mythologist Dr Martin Shaw. Plus, we reflect on a fertile time for experimental music with the man behind a new compilation, Matthias Orsett, and we peek into the dark corners of culture with novelist Ben Myers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/16/202142 minutes, 34 seconds
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Adam Goodes

In a special interview, Andrew Mueller catches up with Adam Goodes, a legend of Australian Rules football and the subject of a new documentary, ‘The Australian Dream’, which tells the story of Goodes’s life and career, and examines racism in sport and society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/16/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Adam Goodes

In a special interview, Andrew Mueller catches up with Adam Goodes, a legend of Australian Rules football and the subject of a new documentary, ‘The Australian Dream’, which tells the story of Goodes’s life and career, and examines racism in sport and society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/16/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Lyor Cohen, global head of music at YouTube

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Lyor Cohen, global head of music at YouTube.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/6/202111 minutes, 5 seconds
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Marcus Liesenfeld, aka DJ Supermarkt

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Marcus Liesenfeld, aka DJ Supermarkt, founder of the ‘Too Slow to Disco’ compilations, with plenty of yacht rock sounds.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/4/202110 minutes, 53 seconds
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Marcus Liesenfeld, aka DJ Supermarkt

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Marcus Liesenfeld, aka DJ Supermarkt, founder of the ‘Too Slow to Disco’ compilations, with plenty of yacht rock sounds.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
8/4/202110 minutes, 53 seconds
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Molly Lewis, professional whistler

Alexis Self speaks to LA whistler Molly Lewis about her debut EP ‘The Forgotten Edge’ – a paean to her hometown which takes its name from the little-known neighbourhood in which she resides – and the art and history of whistling.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/16/202115 minutes, 46 seconds
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Marty Bell

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Marty Bell, founder of Poolsuite radio and Vacation sun cream.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/7/202112 minutes, 31 seconds
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Paul Armand-Delille

In a special interview, Monocle 24’s senior correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Polo (Paul Armand-Delille) from Parisian duo Polo & Pan on their sunny new album ‘Cyclorama’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/25/202112 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ghost ships of the Baltic Sea

Monocle’s Markus Hippi speaks to Swedish historian and entrepreneur Carl Douglas about his work searching for lost shipwrecks and his new photo book, ‘Ghost Ships of the Baltic Sea’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/21/202117 minutes, 43 seconds
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Francisco Garcia and the missing

Alexis Self speaks to writer Francisco Garcia about his debut book, ‘If You Were There’, which deals with the missing persons crisis in the UK. Garcia spoke to private investigators, charity workers and the family and friends of missing people in order to find out the root causes of the problem, and to try to better understand why his own father has been absent for so long.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/13/202124 minutes, 16 seconds
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Geoff Dyer on Photography

Monocle’s Alexis Self speaks to writer Geoff Dyer, whose latest book, ‘See-Saw’, features his photography criticism published between 2010 and 2020, and essays on photographers and critics.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/19/202121 minutes, 13 seconds
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Scott Gray

Monocle’s Culture editor, Chiara Rimella, is joined by the CEO and founder of the World Photography Organisation, Scott Gray. They discuss the recently held 2021 Sony World Photography awards and the impact of the pandemic on photography and the events industry at large.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/16/202119 minutes, 1 second
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1/22/202123 minutes, 33 seconds
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Richard Mosse

In this exclusive interview, Monocle’s Augustin Macellari meets Richard Mosse, whose unique view on documentary photography has shone a fresh light on some of the world’s forgotten conflicts and offered audiences insight into the struggle of refugees seeking safety in Europe. From his studio in New York, he discusses his practice and tells us more about his new project in the Amazon.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/15/202134 minutes, 31 seconds
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Richard Mosse

In this exclusive interview, Monocle’s Augustin Macellari meets Richard Mosse, whose unique view on documentary photography has shone a fresh light on some of the world’s forgotten conflicts and offered audiences insight into the struggle of refugees seeking safety in Europe. From his studio in New York, he discusses his practice and tells us more about his new project in the Amazon.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/12/202134 minutes, 28 seconds
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Mark Blyth

While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari catches up with Mark Blyth, to learn more about his new book, ‘Angrynomics’, co-authored with Erik Lonergan, and how progressive economics could help to stem the tide of the anger that’s reshaping our world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/2/202025 minutes, 1 second
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Peter Bagge

Legendary underground cartoonist Peter Bagge joins Monocle 24 to reflect on a career in comics as his seminal series ‘Hate’ is republished as a complete collection. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/2/202025 minutes, 32 seconds
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Lisa Rovner

We meet Lisa Rovner, the director behind a new documentary ‘Sisters with Transistors’, which shines a light on the pioneering women who helped to shape early electronic music.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/19/202017 minutes, 34 seconds
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Natalie Erika James

We meet Natalie Erika James, director of ‘Relic’, to learn more about ageing, loss and the very personal inspiration for her chilling debut. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/30/202012 minutes, 37 seconds
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Richard Dawson

Monocle’s Augustin Macellari talks to songwriter Richard Dawson to learn more about the way his prophetic ‘2020’ album changed in light of the year’s tumult.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/29/202011 minutes, 7 seconds
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Rose Glass

We catch up with Rose Glass to learn about faith, art and film school as her stunning directorial debut ‘Saint Maud’ arrives in cinemas.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/29/202016 minutes, 54 seconds
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Carla Bruni

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s culture correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to singer-songwriter Carla Bruni about her eponymous new album, which was recorded during lockdown.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/12/202056 minutes, 2 seconds
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Annie

In this special interview, Monocle 24’s culture correspondent Fernando Augusto Pacheco speaks to Norwegian singer Annie about her album ‘Dark Hearts’, which is out on 16 October and is packed with excellent synth pop. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/9/202013 minutes, 37 seconds
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Trevor Paglen

In this special interview, Monocle’s Augustin Macellari talks to artist Trevor Paglen about his new London exhibition, ‘Bloom’, and reflect on how technology’s complicated systems are shaping our lives. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/3/202022 minutes, 13 seconds
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8/30/202015 minutes, 1 second
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The Thinker’s Edition: politics and risk

In the third instalment of our special new series, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel of experts and philosophers to discuss politics, risk and how the political landscape will look beyond coronavirus. Joining us this week is political scientist and president of Eurasia Group, Ian Bremmer; philosopher and political theorist, Phillip Pettit, and Associate Professor of Political Theory at The University of Oxford, Teresa M Bejan.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/29/202050 minutes, 32 seconds
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Shirley Collins

Shirley Collins’ decade-spanning career has cemented her position as a cornerstone of English folk music. Monocle 24’s Augustin Macellari learns more about the relevance of ancient music on her new album, ‘Heart’s Ease’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/28/202019 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Thinkers Edition: Equal Citizens

In the second instalment of our special new series, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel of experts and philosophers to reflect on the changing nature of citizenship and equality around the world.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/12/202041 minutes, 3 seconds
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Céu

In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with fellow Brazilian singer Céu on her new album 'APKÁ', which extends her engagement with tropical electronica beats.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/11/202014 minutes, 34 seconds
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Kelly Lee Owens

While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we're still keeping up with movers and shakers from across culture and the arts. In this special interview, experimental musical artist Kelly Lee Owens unpacks her forthcoming album Inner Song, for Monocle's Augustin Macellari See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/10/202022 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Thinkers Edition: Life in the City

In the first of a new series of The Monocle Weekly, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel discussion with leading academics and analysts in urbanism and sociology, taking a deeper look at the changing make-up of our cities and social structures. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
7/5/202043 minutes, 12 seconds
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Thomas Clay

The Monocle Weekly is on a short break but we’re keeping up to speed with all things cultural. As Thomas Clay’s long-awaited period thriller, ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’, hits streaming services, Augustin Macellari caught up with him to reflect on a strange moment in English history.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/202011 minutes, 3 seconds
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Thomas Clay

The Monocle Weekly is on a short break but we’re keeping up to speed with all things cultural. As Thomas Clay’s long-awaited period thriller, ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’, hits streaming services, Augustin Macellari caught up with him to reflect on a strange moment in English history.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/29/202011 minutes, 3 seconds
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Donny Benet

In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with Australian singer Donny Benét to hear about his new album ‘Mr Experience’, described as a soundtrack to a dinner party in the late 1980s.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/21/202016 minutes, 26 seconds
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Donny Benet

In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with Australian singer Donny Benét to hear about his new album ‘Mr Experience’, described as a soundtrack to a dinner party in the late 1980s.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/21/202016 minutes, 26 seconds
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Adam Goodes

In a special interview, Andrew Mueller catches up with Adam Goodes, a legend of Australian Rules football and the subject of a new documentary, ‘The Australian Dream’, which tells the story of Goodes’s life and career, and examines racism in sport and society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Adam Goodes

In a special interview, Andrew Mueller catches up with Adam Goodes, a legend of Australian Rules football and the subject of a new documentary, ‘The Australian Dream’, which tells the story of Goodes’s life and career, and examines racism in sport and society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Adam Goodes

In a special interview, Andrew Mueller catches up with Adam Goodes, a legend of Australian Rules football and the subject of a new documentary, ‘The Australian Dream’, which tells the story of Goodes’s life and career, and examines racism in sport and society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
6/14/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Wolfgang Tillmans

While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari catches up with Turner prize-winning artist, Wolfgang Tillmans, to hear his reflections on these unprecedented times.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202013 minutes, 37 seconds
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Wolfgang Tillmans

While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari catches up with Turner prize-winning artist, Wolfgang Tillmans, to hear his reflections on these unprecedented times.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/22/202013 minutes, 37 seconds
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Pantha du Prince

While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari talks to Pantha du Prince to learn more about his new album and the opportunity that isolation has presented to reflect on the global networks that connect us to others. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/19/202017 minutes, 4 seconds
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Ghostpoet

While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari talks to Obaro Ejimiwe, AKA Ghostpoet, to learn more about his listening habits – and what self-production brought to his new album.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/202013 minutes
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Mark Blyth

While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we’ve continued conversing with some of culture’s top movers and shakers around the world. In this special interview, Augustin Macellari catches up with Mark Blyth, to learn more about his new book, ‘Angrynomics’, co-authored with Erik Lonergan, and how progressive economics could help to stem the tide of the anger that’s reshaping our world.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/15/202025 minutes, 1 second
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Dr Martin Shaw, Matthias Orsett and Ben Myers

We take a look at the roots of narrative as we meet master storyteller and mythologist Dr Martin Shaw. Plus, we reflect on a fertile time for experimental music with the man behind a new compilation, Matthias Orsett, and we peek into the dark corners of culture with novelist Ben Myers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/29/202042 minutes, 34 seconds
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Sir Christopher Frayling, Tony Nourmand, Zoé Whitley and Peter Meanwell

We flick through a book of iconic French New Wave film posters with cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling and Reel Art Press founder Tony Nourmand. Plus, a closer look at a cornerstone of the London art scene, the Chisenhale Gallery, with its new director Zoé Whitley, and we head to Norway for the groundbreaking Borealis Festival – and a chat with its director, Peter Meanwell.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/22/202050 minutes, 7 seconds
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Pete Paphides, Carl Craig, Kelly Kivland and Will Harris

We meet music journalist Pete Paphides to talk about his new book, ‘Broken Greek’, and the impact that music has had on his life. Plus: techno legend Carl Craig and curator Kelly Kivland on Craig’s new installation at New York’s Dia:Beacon, and UK poet Will Harris talks us through his new book, ‘Rendang’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/15/202052 minutes, 4 seconds
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Max Alexander, Stanley Donwood and Dr Tessa Roynon

We meet Secret Cinema CEO Max Alexander to learn about experiential cinema and artist Stanley Donwood to discuss creativity in the anthropocene and his new book of linocuts, ‘Bad Island’. Plus, as a new documentary on Toni Morrison hits cinemas, we talk about the author’s legacy with Oxford academic Dr Tessa Roynon.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/8/202051 minutes, 34 seconds
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Leïla Slimani, Jason Blum and Hannah Lew

French-Moroccan author Leïla Slimani on her book ‘Sex and Lies’ and Jason Blum on Blumhouse Productions’ latest film, ‘The Invisible Man’. Plus: Oakland-based musician Hannah Lew.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3/1/202057 minutes
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Ian Cheng, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Alice Vincent, Alona Pardo and Hans Eijkelboom

Artist Ian Cheng uses digital technology to create extraordinary, evolving worlds. We talk to him and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist about his new exhibition in Madrid. Plus: journalist turned author Alice Vincent on gardening and her memoir, ‘Rootbound’, and we talk to the curator of an exhibition exploring the way photographers explore masculinity.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/23/202052 minutes, 59 seconds
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Susannah Cahalan, Martin Andersen and Ryan Mosley

We meet author Susannah Cahalan whose new book, ‘The Great Pretender’, unpacks the complicated history of the treatment of the mentally ill. Plus: photographer Martin Andersen on his photos that capture his love of Tottenham Hotspur football club and painter Ryan Mosley discusses his participation in a new group show at London’s Whitechapel Gallery.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/16/202055 minutes, 8 seconds
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William Gibson, Andrea Chalupa and Matthew Flowers

We meet science-fiction author William Gibson to unpick his legendary prescience and discuss his new book, ‘Agency’. Plus: journalist and author Andrea Chalupa on the family ties that inspired her to write new drama, ‘Mr Jones’, and, as London’s Flowers Gallery turns 50, we discuss the art world with its MD, Matthew Flowers.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/9/202058 minutes, 15 seconds
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Afua Hirsch, Darren Waterston and Rikke Villadsen

Broadcaster and writer Afua Hirsch tells us about her new podcast series exploring the impact and legacy of the British empire. Plus: US-based painter Darren Waterston discusses his homage to James Whistler and graphic novelist Rikke Villadsen unpacks her subversive new take on the western, ‘Cowboy’.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
2/2/202051 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ben Brody, An-My Lê and Giles Price

We meet Ben Brody, whose debut book of images draws on his tours of duty as a US military combat photographer. Plus: An-My Lê discusses her work, which probes the impact of conflict on the landscape, and Giles Price on embracing emerging technologies to find new ways of visual storytelling.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/26/202056 minutes, 12 seconds
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Robert Eggers, Okay Kaya and Francesca Wade

Robert Eggers’ 2015 film, ‘The Witch’, depicted terror in an early New England settlement; he joins us to discuss his latest period horror, ‘The Lighthouse’. Plus, Kaya Wilkins, aka Okay Kaya, on her forthcoming album, and we meet author Francesca Wade, whose new book explores a key address of London’s literary ladies in the interwar years.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/19/202053 minutes, 45 seconds
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Sam Mendes, Nicolas Godin and Radie Peat

We meet Oscar-winning director Sir Sam Mendes to learn more about his First World War epic, ‘1917’. Plus: Nicolas Godin – one half of French electro-rocking legends, Air -– talks us through his latest album, and Radie Peat, a lynchpin of the contemporary Irish Folk scene, on how she uses ancient instruments to explore new sonic palettes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/12/202054 minutes, 36 seconds
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The year ahead

As the new decade dawns, Monocle's Rob Bound and Augustin Macellari look ahead to 2020 with Jacques Testard, founder of London's influential publishing house, Fitzcarraldo Editions. Plus, Clare Gough, director of Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery, unpacks the upcoming programme and Mode Exchange director Chris Vaughan explains the experimental music ties between the UK and Japan that his festival will be exploring in 2020.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/5/202048 minutes, 33 seconds
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Best of 2019

Rob Bound and Augustin Macellari look back at 2019, revisiting the conversations and motifs that made the year. A conservateur and a mudlark explain how a tactile engagement with the past can facilitate time travel, while journalists, artists and documentarians reflect on surveillance capitalism. Plus: an author and a popstar on the psychic resonance of the US landscape.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/29/201951 minutes, 47 seconds
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Chris Maynard, Eleonora Biason and Hereward Tilton

Chris Maynard, author of cult Usborne children’s book, ‘All About Ghosts’, joins us to discuss his work on a publication that sent chills up the spines of a generation of kids. Plus, a Christmas cocktail-making workshop from one of Rosewood London’s Scarfes Bar’s crack bartenders, and a look at the psychedelic magic that underpins pre-Christian Christmas.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/22/201957 minutes, 13 seconds
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Destroyer, Philipp Humm, Martin Hancock and Marie-Elsa Bragg

We meet musician Dan Bejar, better known as Destroyer, to find out about his forthcoming album, ‘Have We Met’. Plus: CEO-turned-filmmaker Philipp Humm and actor Martin Hancock discuss their adaptation of Goethe’s ‘Faust’, and priest Marie-Elsa Bragg on her intensely personal new book.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/15/201953 minutes, 50 seconds
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Yann Tiersen, Humphrey Ocean and Art Basel in Miami Beach

Musician and composer Yann Tiersen talks about collaboration, misinterpretation and going analogue as he releases his new album, ‘Portrait’. Plus: Humphrey Ocean, one of the UK’s great painters, discusses his 50-year career, and our culture editor, Chiara Rimella, reports from Art Basel in Miami Beach.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/8/201955 minutes, 52 seconds
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André Aciman, Francesca Cartier Brickell and Jockum Nordström

André Aciman, author of ‘Call Me By Your Name’ tells us why he wanted to revisit the characters in its recent sequel, ‘Find Me’. Plus: we speak to Francesca Cartier Brickell, a scion of the Cartier dynasty, about her family history and join Jockum Nordström’s on a tour of his latest exhibition at London’s David Zwirner gallery.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/1/201952 minutes, 44 seconds
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Rana Foroohar, Xylouris White and Emma Lewis

We meet Rana Foroohar, FT columnist and author of ‘Don’t be Evil,’ a new book that explores just how and when Big Tech lost its way. Plus: Greco-Australian duo Xylouris White talk turning the Myth of Sisyphus from a negative to a positive, and the curator of a major new Dora Maar exhibition at the Tate unpacks her legacy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/24/201955 minutes, 35 seconds
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Simon Gillespie, Bradford Parkinson and Hugo Fruehauf, Pelin Opcin

We meet painting conservator Simon Gillespie in his studio to learn more about the fine art of his profession – and get up close and personal with some truly amazing paintings. Plus: as they receive the Queen Elizabeth prize for engineering, we sit down with Bradford Parkinson and Hugo Fruehauf. It’s hard to imagine a world without the technology they invented: GPS. And we hear about this year’s London Jazz Festival from director Pelin Opcin.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/17/201956 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ben Lerner, Eleanor Pinfield and Larry Achiampong

Novelist and poet Ben Lerner discusses how his new book, ‘The Topeka School’ explores language, masculinity and violence in Trump’s America. Plus: Eleanor Pinfield, head of Art on the Underground, unpacks the project’s mission to bring colour to London’s transport network, and artist Larry Achiampong discusses his upcoming commission.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/10/201957 minutes, 59 seconds
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Scott Z Burns, DJ Shadow and Teresa Monachino

The enhanced interrogation techniques employed by US security services in the wake of 9/11 remain an international scandal. Director and screenwriter Scott Z Burns joins us to discuss ‘The Report’, his new political procedural that unpicks how the shocking truth came to light. Plus: legendary hip-hop beatmaker DJ Shadow unpacks his latest album, and we hear from designer Teresa Monachino whose interventions in text cast a fresh eye on the oddities of the English language.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/3/201955 minutes, 7 seconds
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Alejandro Landes, Elizabeth Semmelhack and Steve Goodman

‘Monos’ has been described as a cross between ‘Lord of the Flies’ and ‘Apocalypse Now’. The film’s director, Alejandro Landes, joins us to discuss how he brought his uncompromising and timely vision to the screen. We also hear from shoe historian Elizabeth Semmelhack, whose new book explores how trainers have been shaped by the spirit of collaboration. Plus: we meet Steve Goodman, an electronic musical artist and head of London’s iconic Hyperdub record label, to learn more about a new subsidiary devoted to the audio essay – and why some things are best listened to together.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/27/201952 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ariel Pink, Doug Aitken and Hyun Jin Cho

Since his album ‘The Doldrums’ was released in 2004 to critical acclaim, Ariel Pink has built up a cult following. Sitting on hundreds of unreleased tracks, he tells us that now’s the time to open his archives. Plus: Artist Doug Aitken reflects on how art can help us find our bearings in the world and the London Korean Film Festival director, Hyun Jin Cho, explains how Korean cinema has left its mark.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/20/201953 minutes, 48 seconds