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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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Location:

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: Ohtis

1/17/2019
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Sam Swinson is the frontman of American trio Ohtis who, despite having been formed more than 10 years ago, are about to release their debut album, ‘Curve of Earth’. It’s an exploration of the religious cult that Swinson grew up in, his battles with drug addiction and the recovery process that followed. Swinson plays three tracks and chats to Holly Fisher.

Duration:00:17:00

‘Colette’

1/14/2019
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We discuss sexuality, period drama, and Keira Knightley and Dominic West’s starring roles in our review of Wash Westmoreland’s ‘Colette’, with film critics Anna Smith and Tim Robey.

Duration:00:25:25

The Sessions at Midori House: Dave Keuning

1/10/2019
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This year the founding member and guitarist in The Killers, Dave Keuning, is going solo. He chats to Kieron Banerji and plays us a few tracks from his new record ‘Prismism’.

Duration:00:14:32

Lookahead 2019

1/7/2019
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Robert Bound is joined by Peter White, Anna Smith and Gareth Harris to look at the year ahead in film, TV and art.

Duration:00:30:00

Culture review 2018

12/31/2018
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We review the best books, music and film of 2018 with Kate Hutchinson, Tim Robey and Katie Law.

Duration:00:30:00

The Monocle Culture Quiz

12/24/2018
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Robert Bound hosts the first Monocle Culture Quiz, featuring panellists Alice Vincent, Jason Solomons, Simran Hans and John Mitchinson.

Duration:00:29:21

The Sessions at Midori House: The Christmas edition

12/20/2018
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In this bumper festive special we relive some of our favourite sessions from 2018, including Sam Evian, Anna Calvi, Jess Williamson and Charles Watson, and get into the Christmas spirit with New Zealand duo Broods who play us their cover of ‘Silent Night’.

Duration:00:16:44

‘Middle England’ by Jonathan Coe

12/17/2018
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Robert Bound is joined by John Mitchinson, publisher at Unbound, and Susannah Butter, deputy features editor at ‘The Evening Standard’ to discuss ‘Middle England’, the new state-of-the-nation novel by Jonathan Coe.

Duration:00:28:13

The Sessions at Midori House: Best of 2018

12/13/2018
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We take a trip down memory lane and relive some of our favourite performances from the past year, including tracks by Cults, Yazmin Lacey, Cub Sport and Tiny Ruins.

Duration:00:15:41

Christmas crooners

12/10/2018
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Robert Bound rounds up the best (and worst) Christmas tunes of 2018 with Will Hodgkinson, chief rock and pop critic for ‘The Times’, and broadcaster and DJ Georgie Rogers.

Duration:00:29:52

The Sessions at Midori House: Broods

12/7/2018
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Live music from Kiwi brother-and-sister pop duo Broods, who will release their album ‘Don't Feed The Pop Monster’ next February.

Duration:00:18:46

Commercial Christmas

12/3/2018
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With the annual battle for the best Christmas advert well underway we take a look at this year’s offerings and work out where festive TV commercials can go next. Robert Bound is joined by Toby Earle and Scott Bryan. Plus: what are Christmas ads like elsewhere in the world? We put the question to the Monocle team.

Duration:00:29:43

The Sessions at Midori House: Julia Jacklin

11/29/2018
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Making her return to the Sessions, Australian musician Julia Jacklin plays from her upcoming album and chats to Andrew Mueller about the making of it and dealing with writer’s block.

Duration:00:17:55

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

11/26/2018
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Up for discussion this week is the latest film by The Coen brothers, a series of beautiful Western vignettes. Robert Bound is joined by film critics Tim Robey and Terri White.

Duration:00:29:58

The Sessions at Midori House: Joey Dosik

11/22/2018
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LA jazz and soul singer Joey Dosik plays from his debut album ‘Inside Voice’ and talks about writing love songs about basketball.

Duration:00:19:25

Suspiria

11/19/2018
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Film critics Simran Hans and Jason Solomons review Luca Guadagnino's remake of the 1977 supernatural dance-school horror ‘Suspiria’ to see if it lives up to the original.

Duration:00:28:37

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

‘A Very, Very Dark Matter’

11/5/2018
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As Martin McDonagh’s latest play takes to the stage at the Bridge Theatre, Georgina Godwin sits down with Matt Wolf, theatre critic for the ‘International New York Times’, and Monocle 24’s Augustin Macellari to review it.

Duration:00:28:12