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A one-stop shop for a world of lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business – and unique live music sessions from exciting international artists.

A one-stop shop for a world of lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business – and unique live music sessions from exciting international artists.
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London, United Kingdom

Networks:

Monocle

Description:

A one-stop shop for a world of lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business – and unique live music sessions from exciting international artists.

Twitter:

@RobertBound

Language:

English

Contact:

Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, London, W1U 4EG, UK +44 20 7725 4388


Episodes

The Sessions at Midori House: Bill Ryder-Jones

11/15/2018
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Bill Ryder-Jones is back in the Monocle 24 studios to perform songs from his new record 'Yawn', which he discusses with host Andrew Mueller.

Duration:00:17:17

Mickey Mouse at 90

11/12/2018
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As Mickey hits a significant birthday, we take a look at his career as a film star, logo, toy and all-round international brand superstar.

Duration:00:26:52

The Sessions at Midori House: Gold Star

11/8/2018
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The Austrian-born, Los Angeles-based artist joins us to play tracks old and new – and a Velvet Underground cover.

Duration:00:15:23

Edition 369

11/5/2018
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Our Culture editor and his guests discuss what has piqued their interest in our one-stop shop for lively reports and in-depth interviews on the newest and finest in art, film, books and the media business.

Duration:00:28:12

The Sessions at Midori House: Cosha

11/1/2018
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Irish R&B singer Cosha performs from her album ‘RIP Bonzai’.

Duration:00:15:19

‘Honey’ by Robyn

10/29/2018
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Andrew Mueller is joined by the journalist and broadcaster Kate Hutchinson and Laura Snapes, deputy music editor of ‘The Guardian’, to give the new record by Robyn a spin.

Duration:00:30:00

The Sessions at Midori House: Mixtape

10/25/2018
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We relive some of our favourite performances by Nerina Pallot, Devendra Banhart, Laurel and JFDR.

Duration:00:15:23

Mipcom

10/22/2018
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Robert Bound hits the Croisette in Cannes for this year’s Mipcom – the world’s TV-format marketplace – to find out what we might be watching in the future.

Duration:00:25:33

The Sessions at Midori House: The Goon Sax

10/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:13:08

‘Strange Days: Memories of the Future’

10/15/2018
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We head to The Store in London and immerse ourselves in its enormous new video art exhibition – a collaboration between The Vinyl Factory and The New Museum in New York. Robert Bound is joined by guests Francesca Gavin and Gareth Harris.

Duration:00:28:16

The Sessions at Midori House: Jess Williamson

10/11/2018
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Texan musician Jess Williamson plays songs from her latest album, ‘Cosmic Wink’, and talks about the changing events that sparked it.

Duration:00:14:55

‘A Star Is Born’

10/8/2018
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Many versions of the 1937 film ‘A Star Is Born’ have been made over the years and the latest person to tackle one of Hollywood’s favourite love stories is Bradley Cooper. He also stars in his directorial debut alongside Lady Gaga, but has it won the hearts of our critics, Simran Hans and Karen Krizanovich?

Duration:00:28:57

The Sessions at Midori House: Villagers

10/4/2018
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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.

Duration:00:16:07

‘Maniac’

10/1/2018
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Ben Rylan, film critic Anna Smith and writer Candice Carty-Williams attempt to dissect the strange imagined worlds by Cary Fukunaga in his new sci-fi Netflix series, ‘Maniac’.

Duration:00:28:38

The Sessions at Midori House: Mixtape

9/27/2018
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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.

Duration:00:15:58

‘Crazy Rich Asians’

9/24/2018
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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ has been hailed as the film that’s put Asian cinema on the western map but how does it hold up as a rom-com in its own right? Andrew Mueller puts this question to the film critics, Simran Hans and Tim Robey.

Duration:00:28:30

The Sessions at Midori House: Amber Arcades

9/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:16:05

‘Heathers the Musical’

9/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:28:50

The Sessions at Midori House: Lyla Foy

9/13/2018
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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.

Duration:00:14:56

‘Only To Sleep’ by Lawrence Osborne

9/10/2018
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From James Bond to Sherlock Holmes, plenty of our favourite investigators have had their legacy continued by authors other than their creators. Another such sleuth is the proto noir detective Philip Marlowe, originally the star of novels by Raymond Chandler. ‘Only To Sleep’ is the latest Philip Marlowe novel and it’s by Lawrence Osborne. On this week’s episode it is reviewed by Katie Law, deputy literary editor at the ‘Evening Standard’, and John Mitchinson, co-founder of Unbound.

Duration:00:27:52