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2018: The Year in Pop

Rolling Stone Music Now

From Ariana Grande’s chart domination to Taylor Swift’s monster tour and much more, a deep look at a weird year in pop

40 Min

Dec 10, 2018

2018: The Year in Hip-Hop

Rolling Stone Music Now

Inside the artists, trends and hits that defined music’s dominant genre

38 Min

Dec 4, 2018

Elvis Costello: The Rolling Stone Interview

Rolling Stone Music Now

Costello, who just released the new album Look Now, sits down with host Brian Hiatt for a career-spanning chat

43 Min

Nov 26, 2018

Rediscovering the Beatles' 'White Album'

Rolling Stone Music Now

We break down the Beatles' massive new 'White Album' reissue

39 Min

Nov 20, 2018

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52 min
Nov 13, 2018
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David Lonsgtreth breaks down "I Feel Energy"

46 min
Nov 12, 2018
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Rob Sheffield breaks down his list of 1998's greatest with host Brian Hiatt

37 min
Nov 6, 2018
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We (lovingly) roast Queen's smash-hit biopic, and break down its factual inaccuracies

56 min
Oct 30, 2018
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Is Greta Van Fleet a Led Zeppelin Homage or a Copy?

32 min
Oct 30, 2018
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How Dylan went to Nashville to make one of the greatest albums ever

38 min
Oct 23, 2018
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From the Smiths' break-up to his excellent new solo album, the guitar legend digs in for a career-spanning conversation

33 min
Oct 15, 2018
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Taylor Swift made an eloquent political statement; Kanye says his red hat gives him superpowers. We dig deep into Kanye's Oval Office visit – as well as Taylor's own political move.

40 min
Oct 10, 2018
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An obsessive discussion of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's unlikely instant classic – and the long, campy lineage of "A Star Is Born"

30 min
Oct 2, 2018
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Collins talks to Andy Greene about playing with Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel and more, and previews his U.S. tour

41 min
Sep 24, 2018
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The Starchild himself breaks down Kiss' impending retirement and more

41 min
Sep 17, 2018
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We look back at the far-too-short career of Mac Miller, who died at the age of 26 on September 7th

41 min
Sep 10, 2018
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A deep and hilarious exploration of how Britney Spears changed the face of pop in 1998

39 min
Aug 20, 2018
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Biographer David Ritz joins host Brian Hiatt, David Browne and Patrick Doyle to talk about the formative influences behind Franklin's music, and we play Doyle's 2014 interview with her.

37 min
Aug 14, 2018
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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney and Amerie join us to talk about their entries on Rolling Stone’s list of the best songs of the 21st century

43 min
Aug 6, 2018
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The Who's frontman talks with Andy Greene – plus, Andy joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss the band's legacy

37 min
Jul 30, 2018
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Soon after the MC5 changed rock forever, guitarist Wayne Kramer was in prison. Kramer, author of a new autobiography, looks back on one of rock's wildest lives

46 min
Jul 27, 2018
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The Switched on Pop Summer Throwback Series continues! This time, with a deep dive into the musical detritus of the 1990s.

43 min
Jul 24, 2018
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As Interpol prepare to release their strong new album, Marauder, frontman Paul Banks looks back on their entire career

39 min
Jul 17, 2018
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From Drake to Kacey Musgraves, we evaluate the candidates for the defining song of summer 2018

45 min
Jun 19, 2018
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Inside the new book "Strange Stars," which traces down the weird, fascinating synergy between classic rock and science fiction

38 min
Jun 4, 2018
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How Camilla Cabello went from Fifth Harmony to Near-Instant Solo Stardom

42 min
May 30, 2018
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As Def Leppard hit the road with Journey, frontman Joe Elliott breaks down their greatest hits

45 min
May 23, 2018
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Why has it taken seven years between Snow Patrol albums? Gary Lightbody tells all

35 min
May 17, 2018
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How tempo rubato, modal interchange and the amen break create equanimity.

38 min
May 14, 2018
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The Roots' Questlove breaks down a dazzling list of musical influences, from Michael Jackson to Meg White, in a wide-ranging interview with host Brian Hiatt

39 min
May 8, 2018
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What exactly is "classic rock"? And are we in its last days? Author Steven Hyden weighs in

44 min
May 1, 2018
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Where did Lindsey Buckingham go? As they prep for a new tour, the members of Fleetwood Mac explain it all to Andy Greene

41 min
Apr 23, 2018
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We trace the history of both Beyoncé and Coachella itself, and break down performance highlights, moment by moment

40 min
Apr 17, 2018
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Hitmaking songwriter Desmond Child goes deep into the making of "Livin' On A Prayer," "Dude Looks Like A Lady" and much more

41 min
Apr 9, 2018
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Sam Waymon, Nina Simone's youngest brother, shares intimate memories of his genius sister with host Brian Hiatt

36 min
Apr 3, 2018
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We explore the history behind streaming's conquest of downloads and CDs, and meet rising indie star Sophie Allison, a.k.a. Soccer Mommy

42 min
Mar 26, 2018
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The bassist for England's loudest band joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss Spinal Tap's break-up, his new solo LP and much, much more

39 min
Mar 20, 2018
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We go deep on the life of Bad Boy Records legend Craig Mack – as well as Jack White's new album and Rolling Stone cover story

38 min
Mar 13, 2018
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The untold story of how an Irish genius found the roots to his masterpiece – in Boston

44 min
Mar 6, 2018
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Clarkson talks about returning to TV with "The Voice," her new album, her dramatic clashes with her old label, and more

39 min
Feb 26, 2018
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Casablancas and his bandmates break down their new album – and explain why "repeating the past is boring"

43 min
Feb 20, 2018
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The Pumpkins just announced an arena tour – without bassist D'Arcy Wretzky. We look into what happened.

41 min
Feb 13, 2018
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Timberlake just scored a number-one album in the face of a huge backlash. We go deep on how he went from beloved pop icon to online punching bag.

42 min
Feb 6, 2018
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This year's Grammys ceremony made almost no one happy. We discuss what went wrong, and how it can be saved.

37 min
Jan 30, 2018
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Legendary video director Sam Bayer and Rolling Stone reporter David Browne join host Brian Hiatt to dive into the late Cranberries frontwoman’s story – and the making of the "Zombie" video

41 min
Jan 23, 2018
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Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Bob Hardy join host Brian Hiatt to discuss their great new album, '00s nostalgia and much more

38 min
Jan 16, 2018
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Inside Radiohead vs. Lana Del Rey, the copyright battle that set the Internet ablaze – plus, one of Clarence Clemons' final interviews

42 min
Jan 8, 2018
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Host Brian Hiatt talks to Greta Van Fleet, the young Michigan buzz band whose songs sound like unearthed Led Zeppelin tracks

40 min
Jan 2, 2018
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Seger talks to Andy Greene about his recent health scare, his new album and more

37 min
Dec 26, 2017
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Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, the Moody Blues' Justin Hayward and more talk about their Hall of Fame induction

42 min
Dec 19, 2017
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In his first major interview since Walter Becker's death, Fagen talks about their decades-long partnership

37 min
Dec 12, 2017
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We explore the hits and shoulda-been hits of a wild year in music

40 min
Dec 4, 2017
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Inside our list of the year's best albums, from hitmakers like Lorde and Kendrick to discoveries like Open Mike Eagle

47 min
Nov 27, 2017
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An intense 2007 conversation with the late singer about drugs, rock n’ roll and his hopes for the future

34 min
Nov 20, 2017
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Rob Sheffield, Brittany Spanos and Brian Hiatt go track-by-track on Taylor's just-released new album

49 min
Nov 13, 2017
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As a new Bowie documentary looms, a look at the star's insanely productive final years – plus, Nile Rodgers goes in-depth on making "Let's Dance."

41 min
Nov 6, 2017
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Biographer Clinton Heylin, gospel singer Regina McCrary and drummer Jim Keltner on Bob Dylan’s most mysterious era

42 min
Oct 30, 2017
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Former New Order bassist Peter Hook breaks down the final days of Joy Division and the birth of New Order

43 min
Oct 23, 2017
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From a drugged-out Amy Winehouse to a rebellious Kurt Cobain, legendary photographers recall shooting Rolling Stone's most famous images

40 min
Oct 16, 2017
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We break down the hottest show on Broadway – and dive deep into Springsteen's acoustic history

44 min
Oct 10, 2017
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The late star speaks in unheard interview recordings – and biographer Warren Zanes explains his legacy

42 min
Oct 3, 2017
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Before Lou Reed changed rock history, he had to invent himself.

42 min
Sep 25, 2017
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Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos join host Brian Hiatt to break down Rob's ranked list of every single Taylor Swift song

40 min
Sep 18, 2017
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2017's leading supergroup explains how Rage Against the Machine merged with Public Enemy and Cypress Hill

37 min
Sep 11, 2017
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Inside the complex life and brilliant music of the co-mastermind of one of rock's greatest and most singular bands

43 min
Sep 5, 2017
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In a deep, hilarious career-spanning conversation, Cooper talks about breaking up his original band, touring with Johnny Depp, his friendship with Glen Campbell, and much more – plus, he reviews the new Taylor Swift single.

49 min
Aug 28, 2017
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The singer shares 69 years worth of rock n' roll wisdom – plus his thoughts on a Van Hagar reunion

34 min
Aug 21, 2017
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The National's Matt Berninger breaks down the band's new album, Sleep Well Beast, and ponders whether he's making "music for grown-ups"

39 min
Aug 14, 2017
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Did the 2000s NYC rock scene change the world, or fizzle out? Or both? Lizzy Goodman, author of new oral history Meet Me in the Bathroom, joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss.

42 min
Aug 7, 2017
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Gallagher talks about his new solo LP, the possible future of Oasis and more

45 min
Jul 31, 2017
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Hybrid Theory producer Don Gilmore and Machine Gun Kelly pay tribute to the late singer