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The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in popular music criticism, trends and news.


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The Timely Agitation of Run the Jewels
01:05:19

Killer Mike and El-P’s anti-government and pro-justice hip-hop feels like it anticipated the current moment. Guest: Pitchfork's Sheldon Pearce.

Jul 09, 2020
Pop Superfans Are Getting Politically Active. What Happens Next?
00:55:43

A subset of passionate listeners are asking for more of their heroes than simply music. Guest: Denisha Kuhlor.

Jun 30, 2020
Lil Baby Is Warming Up to the Spotlight
00:42:34

His protest song “The Bigger Picture” marks a high point in his evolution from reluctant up-and-comer to one of hip-hop’s reliable superstars. Guest: Joe Coscarelli.

Jun 21, 2020
The Long, Complicated History of ‘Urban’ Music
00:58:26

As the music industry reckons with racial inequality, one of the first old structures to fall has been a term that dates back to the 1970s. Guest: Nelson George.

Jun 15, 2020
How Did The Source Cover the 1992 Los Angeles Uprisings?
00:47:56

Two former editors look back at the magazine’s on-the-ground reporting following the Rodney King verdict. Guests: James Bernard and Reginald Dennis.

Jun 07, 2020
After Missteps, Pop Stars Apologize … and Sometimes Push Back
01:14:03

Lana Del Rey, Doja Cat and how some in the limelight bristle at social media condemnation. Guest: The Ringer's Justin Charity.

Jun 01, 2020
The Many Lives of Doja Cat
00:46:14

The pop star took an extremely nonlinear path to No. 1, and continues to push the boundaries of online behavior. Guest: Lakin Starling.

May 18, 2020
Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm
01:01:03

Thousands of miles apart, and with radically different tools, both musicians were innovating. Guests: The New York Times's Jon Pareles; and Joseph Patel.

May 11, 2020
The Triumphant Return of Fiona Apple, Pop Music Renegade
00:53:14

A conversation about everything “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” and beyond. Guests: Jenn Pelly and Lindsay Zoladz.

Apr 30, 2020
Beyond ‘Trolls’ and ‘Frozen’: What Are Our Kids Listening To?
01:00:49

Children’s films lean heavily on pop, but the elementary school set has access to a whole universe of music now. Guests: The New York Times's Gilbert Cruz, Jeremy Egner, Dave Itzkoff and Dave Renard.

Apr 19, 2020
Dua Lipa, Dance-Pop Crusader
00:47:56

The English pop star has given fans an upbeat album at a very dark time. Guest: Caryn Ganz.

Apr 11, 2020
Sam Hunt and Kenny Rogers, Country Music Rule-Benders
00:56:40

Both artists pulled Nashville in fresh directions, and gave the genre growing pains. Guests: Bill Friskics-Warren and Natalie Weiner.

Apr 05, 2020
What Is the Role of Criticism in a Crisis?
00:57:06

The coronavirus pandemic has upended the world, and the arts are reeling. Pop music critics are asking (and facing) hard questions. Guests: The Ringer's Rob Harvilla, New York's Craig Jenkins and Lindsay Zoladz.

Mar 27, 2020
What Music Should I Listen to in a Crisis?
01:17:14

Pop critics from around the country recommend pick-me-ups: Pharrell, the Pointer Sisters, Helado Negro and more.

Mar 20, 2020
How Will Pop Music Respond to the Coronavirus?
00:59:29

The ways the pandemic has already reshaped the year, and what might happen in pop next. Guests: The New York Times's Ben Sisario and Jon Pareles.

Mar 19, 2020
The Unrelenting Space Jams of Tame Impala
00:43:16

How has Kevin Parker built and sustained his successful psych-rock project — and where will he head next? Guests: The New York Times's Jon Pareles and Pitchfork's Jillian Mapes.

Mar 08, 2020
The Death of Pop Smoke and the Future of Brooklyn Drill
00:58:54

The 20-year-old rapper was poised to carry the scene’s sound to the world. Guest: Pitchfork's Alphonse Pierre.

Feb 28, 2020
Justin Bieber Is Back With Confessions, Personal and Musical
01:01:03

One of pop’s biggest stars returns with an album that has unexpected kinship with new music from Harry Styles and Selena Gomez. Guest: Lindsay Zoladz.

Feb 21, 2020
Answering Your Questions About Britney, Billie, Aaliyah and More
01:08:40

The Popcast opens its mailbag in the second of two episodes devoted to our listeners. Guests: The New York Times’s Joe Coscarelli, Caryn Ganz and Jon Pareles.

Feb 14, 2020
Answering Your Questions About Taylor, Mitski, Emo and More
01:03:55

The Popcast opens its mailbag in the first of two episodes devoted to our listeners. Guests: The New York Times's Joe Coscarelli and Caryn Ganz.

Feb 07, 2020
When Did the Super Bowl Halftime Show Become Political?
00:57:06

A conversation about how its meaning has evolved over the last two decades. Guests: The New York Times's Elena Bergeron and The Undefeated's Soraya Nadia McDonald.

Feb 01, 2020
The Grammys, Dissected: Out With the Old, in With the Billie, Lizzo and Tyler
01:11:11

Did the deserving artists win? Was Aerosmith terrible? The debates rage on our post-awards show. Guests: Joe Coscarelli, Caryn Ganz, Wesley Morris and Jon Pareles.

Jan 28, 2020
How TikTok Is Killing the Radio Songwriter
00:53:06

Songs that work in 15-second bursts are different from tracks that succeed on the FM dial. Guests: The writer Aimee Cliff and GodMode's Nick Sylvester.

Jan 17, 2020
In 2019, Jazz Reckoned With Old Boundaries, and Marched Past Them
00:56:00

A conversation about the best jazz albums of the year, and what they tell us about the genre’s future. Guests: Martin Johnson and Giovanni Russonello.

Jan 11, 2020
Were These the Best Albums of the 2010s?
01:15:22

A revealing (and hilarious) look back at our year-end lists from the past decade. Guests: The New York Times's Jon Pareles and Joe Coscarelli.

Dec 31, 2019
Debating the Best Albums of 2019
00:57:22

How do you measure a year in pop? Guests: The New York Times's Jon Pareles, Joe Coscarelli and Caryn Ganz.

Dec 20, 2019
Juice WRLD and the Crisis of SoundCloud Rap-Era Fame
00:51:54

Success is coming faster than ever for a new generation of musicians. But at what price? Guests: David Turner; the directors Ramez Silyan and Sebastian Jones.

Dec 13, 2019
Would Prince Have Wanted His Rough Drafts Made Public?
00:52:09

A memoir and a deluxe edition of “1999” offer a new perspective on the meticulous artist. Guests: Jon Pareles, Naima Cochrane, Keith Murphy and Jay Smooth.

Dec 08, 2019
Dissecting the 2020 Grammy Nominations
00:52:17

Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead the way. But has the Recording Academy’s relationship to pop changed? Guests: The full New York Times pop music team.

Nov 22, 2019
Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey: Pop Stars (and Their Fans) Clap Back
01:10:20

Are artists responsible when their fan armies can be weaponized? Guests: Joe Coscarelli and Lindsay Zoladz.

Nov 20, 2019
Can Reality Television Produce a Plausible Rap Star?
00:57:18

Netflix’s “Rhythm + Flow” is the most recent example of the reality-TV business trying to get into the hip-hop business. Guests: Complex's Frazier Tharpe and Stereogum's Tom Breihan.

Nov 11, 2019
Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King,’ From the Gospel Perspective
01:04:37

Gospel music insiders on the rapper’s turn to religious music and how his album relates to contemporary holy hip-hop. Guests: Root's Hasan James and The Journal of Gospel Music's Robert Marovich.

Oct 30, 2019
The Rise of DaBaby, From Memes to the Mosh Pit
01:14:23

The year’s most consistent new hip-hop star combines intense rhymes with online savvy. Guest: Joe Coscarelli.

Oct 19, 2019
The Highwomen, Miranda Lambert and the Women Invigorating Country Music
01:03:24

Nashville has long marginalized female performers, songwriters and producers. But a wave of artists is fighting back. Guests: Jada Watson and Natalie Weiner.

Oct 11, 2019
Is 100 gecs the End of Pop, or a New Beginning?
01:05:05

One of the year’s most unlikely breakthroughs is a duo that makes disorienting, genre-jumbling music. Guests: Eli Enis and The Fader's Larry Fitzmaurice.

Oct 05, 2019
A New Flood of English-Spanish Pop Is Here. Is It Opportunism or Progress?
01:04:25

Collaborations have flourished in the wake of “Despacito,” some sounding natural, some sounding forced. Guest: Remezcla's Eduardo Cepeda.

Sep 29, 2019
How Does Post Malone Sound Like Everything and Nothing?
00:59:20

A conversation about his rapid rise and the questions — about genre and race — glossed over along the way. Guests: Pitchfork's Jayson Greene and The New York Times Magazine's Jonah Weiner.

Sep 22, 2019
Young Thug Gets His Due, But Is It Too Late?
01:09:16

One of the decade’s most copied rappers finally reached No. 1 on the album chart, years after his aesthetic rubbed off on hip-hop. Guest: Andrew Nosnitsky.

Sep 07, 2019
What’s the Point of Album Covers in the Post-Album Era?
00:55:37
Aug 29, 2019
Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ the Beginning or the End of an Era?
01:16:10
Aug 27, 2019
A Tribute to David Berman, Who Never Hid His Truth
01:15:18
Aug 16, 2019
Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator’s Unlikely Buddy Comedy
01:10:19
Aug 02, 2019
How Many Streams Is a T-Shirt Worth? Breaking Down Chart Dilemmas.
01:00:32
Jul 26, 2019
The Loudness of João Gilberto, Bossa Nova’s King of Quiet
00:55:50
Jul 19, 2019
How Hootie & the Blowfish Inspired Both Love and Hate
00:53:54
Jul 08, 2019
Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 2019
01:04:48
Jul 03, 2019
The Unexpectedly Deep Musical Roots of Hootie & the Blowfish
00:57:51
Jul 01, 2019
Why Are the Movies So Obsessed With Pop Stars?
01:14:57
Jun 21, 2019
Can Record Labels Be Trusted to Preserve Music History?
01:13:33
Jun 13, 2019
Bob Dylan’s Excellent Adventure
00:41:49
Jun 11, 2019
Megan Thee Stallion and Rap’s Rising Generation of Women
00:30:09
May 25, 2019
Are AirPods Worth the Costs?
01:03:08
May 20, 2019
Vampire Weekend, Indie Rock Heretics Turned Anxious Jam Band
00:52:44
May 13, 2019
The Return of Bikini Kill and the Long Tail of Riot Grrrl
00:41:49
May 05, 2019
How Gospel and Pop Learn From Each Other
01:12:03
Apr 30, 2019
Is Billie Eilish the Future of Pop?
01:06:53
Apr 19, 2019
Lil Nas X and the Long History of Country-Rap
00:46:58
Apr 07, 2019
Boy Bands, Now Featuring Grown Men
01:20:07
Mar 29, 2019
How a Viral Rap Star Rocketed From Meme to Hit
00:55:40
Mar 21, 2019
Can Michael Jackson’s Legacy Ever Really Be Derailed?
00:59:30
Mar 07, 2019
The Hip-Hop Superstar as Local Newsmaker
00:41:01
Mar 01, 2019
Behind the Ryan Adams Investigation
00:41:40
Feb 18, 2019
The 2019 Grammys Make Up for Last Year, Somewhat
01:05:43
Feb 12, 2019
Maggie Rogers and Sharon Van Etten Break Free From Old Expectations
01:00:03
Feb 01, 2019
Fyre Festival’s Post-Mortems: We’ve Still Got Questions
00:57:38
Jan 25, 2019
Listening to Pop Music’s Class of 2019
00:52:38
Jan 18, 2019
Bad Bunny Is Just Getting Started
01:11:48
Jan 12, 2019
The New Battles Over the Direction of Jazz
01:11:51
Jan 04, 2019
Your Questions About Pop Music, Answered (or Ruled Unanswerable)
01:15:30
Dec 27, 2018
A New Kind of Pop Star Has Arrived
01:20:49
Dec 21, 2018
Listening to the Best Songs of 2018
00:50:02
Dec 13, 2018
How the Grammy Nominations Really Made Us Feel
00:47:11
Dec 08, 2018
Debating the Best Albums of 2018: Janelle Monáe, Soccer Mommy and More
01:15:33
Dec 07, 2018
6ix9ine’s Troubled Past and Uncertain Future
01:04:19
Dec 01, 2018
The Gentle Return of Mariah Carey
01:05:38
Nov 29, 2018
Kane Brown, Pistol Annies and Country Music’s Inclusion Problem
01:01:07
Nov 17, 2018
Remembering Roy Hargrove, Who Brought Jazz History Into Tomorrow
01:02:09
Nov 09, 2018
Robyn, Pop’s Reluctant Pacesetter
00:55:58
Nov 02, 2018
BTS Conquered America. What’s Next for K-Pop?
01:26:28
Oct 26, 2018
For Those About to Rock, An Uncertain Fate
01:18:23
Oct 20, 2018
‘A Star Is Born’ Is Here. Let’s Discuss.
01:14:37
Oct 11, 2018
How Lil Wayne Became One of Hip-Hop’s Most Durable Stars
01:23:43
Oct 05, 2018
Should They Stay or Should They Go? Pop Stars and Retirement
00:34:14
Sep 28, 2018
What Makes for a Great Celebrity Profile?
01:04:36
Sep 20, 2018
Remembering Mac Miller, Low-Key Hip-Hop Bellwether
01:12:05
Sep 15, 2018
Remembering The Village Voice, Music Criticism's Crucible: Part 2
01:05:02
Sep 10, 2018
Remembering The Village Voice, Music Criticism's Crucible: Part 1
01:13:37
Sep 10, 2018
How We Arrived at Ariana Grande’s Big Moment
00:58:40
Aug 28, 2018
Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott, Rivals With Common Problems
00:55:44
Aug 21, 2018
Aretha Franklin: The Artist We Knew, and the Woman We Didn’t
01:12:48
Aug 17, 2018
The Shrinking Space Between Band T-Shirt and High Fashion
01:19:19
Aug 10, 2018
Can Guns N’ Roses, or Any Artist, Erase an Unflattering Moment?
01:13:02
Aug 04, 2018
Who’s in Charge of Telling Whitney Houston’s Story?
01:06:17
Jul 27, 2018
When Superfans Attack
01:11:50
Jul 21, 2018
Drake: Platinum in a Day, but Still at a Crossroads
01:17:58
Jul 05, 2018
Kanye West: You Asked, We Answered
01:23:53
Jun 27, 2018
XXXTentacion, Mourning and Morality
00:58:14
Jun 22, 2018
Charlie Puth and Shawn Mendes, Would-Be Pop Kings
01:09:00
Jun 16, 2018
Kanye West’s ‘Ye’ Is Here: Let’s Discuss
01:14:24
Jun 06, 2018
Drake vs. Pusha-T, Unpacked
00:56:46
May 31, 2018
Yes, We Stuck With ‘American Idol’
00:54:20
May 26, 2018
Pursuing R. Kelly: The Reporter Who Never Gave Up
00:37:52
May 23, 2018
‘Girls’ Gone Wrong: Who Gets to Make a Gay Love Song?
00:53:40
May 18, 2018
Avicii: Overexposed and Underappreciated?
01:05:33
May 04, 2018
Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Break Boundaries
01:16:56
Apr 25, 2018
Pop’s Category Killers, From Live Nation to Spotify, Under the Microscope
00:43:56
Apr 20, 2018
Cardi B Arrives at the Top
01:06:09
Apr 12, 2018
Logic, XXXTentacion and Hip-Hop Morality in 2018
01:09:34
Apr 06, 2018
Kacey Musgraves and Ashley McBryde, Country Traditionalists With a Twist
00:57:53
Mar 30, 2018
Ashlee Simpson: You Asked, We Answered
01:18:21
Mar 16, 2018
Was Ashlee Simpson Underappreciated? Discuss
01:14:25
Mar 09, 2018
Lucy Dacus, Soccer Mommy, the Breeders and the Future of Indie Rock
00:56:58
Mar 02, 2018
In Defense of Soundtracks. And Fergie.
01:13:18
Feb 24, 2018
The Complex Intersection Where Rap and the Legal System Collide
00:45:50
Feb 16, 2018
Justin Timberlake Down, Meek Mill Up: How Twitter Swings Public Opinion
01:17:49
Feb 09, 2018
Can the Grammys Be Fixed?
00:58:15
Jan 30, 2018
Hear What Music Will Sound Like in 2018
01:06:56
Jan 26, 2018
Remembering the Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan
00:52:33
Jan 19, 2018
In Streaming, One Goliath Creates Many Davids
01:02:53
Jan 12, 2018
Is Today’s Jazz Finally Outrunning the Past?
01:05:01
Jan 05, 2018
Will Eminem Ever Change?
00:54:12
Dec 22, 2017
The Popcast Answers Your Burning Questions About Pop Music in 2017
01:05:17
Dec 18, 2017
In 2017, Pop Music Made Triumph Out of Tough Times
01:13:32
Dec 08, 2017
After 40 Years, U2 Is Still Huge. Why?
00:41:55
Dec 02, 2017
Remembering Lil Peep
00:58:22
Nov 22, 2017
Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Has Arrived. Let’s Discuss.
01:11:42
Nov 14, 2017
Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Is Almost Here. Let’s Discuss.
00:47:59
Nov 09, 2017
How Will Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Be Remembered?
00:40:42
Nov 03, 2017
What Are the Billboard Charts Really Measuring?
00:54:16
Oct 27, 2017
The Persistence of Pink and Kelly Clarkson, Outspoken Pop Survivors
00:55:24
Oct 20, 2017
Shania Twain Was Country’s Crossover Queen. What Is She Now?
00:47:11
Oct 13, 2017
Tom Petty, a Secret Punk on Rock’s Mount Rushmore
00:33:42
Oct 04, 2017
National Anthem Protests, From ‘Jazzing the Banner’ to Taking a Knee
00:47:57
Sep 29, 2017
Bye, Bro. In Country Music, It’s the Year of the Gentleman.
01:03:02
Sep 22, 2017
From Instagram to ‘Bodak Yellow,’ Cardi B Has Arrived
00:55:10
Sep 15, 2017
Women Dominating Rock: There’s More to the Conversation
00:56:13
Sep 11, 2017
The Popcast Answers Your Questions About Beyoncé, Music Videos and More
01:07:27
Sep 02, 2017
Is SoundCloud a Business or a Community?
00:30:53
Aug 25, 2017
Kesha and Taylor Swift Find New Voices
00:45:12
Aug 18, 2017
What Keeps Phish Fans Coming Back for More?
00:41:47
Aug 11, 2017
Is Arcade Fire Its Own Worst Enemy?
00:35:53
Aug 04, 2017
Celebrating Two of Rock’s Big Voices, Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell
00:59:21
Jul 28, 2017
Streaming Is Taking Over Pop, but It’s Far From Flawless
00:46:57
Jul 21, 2017
From Jay-Z to Prodigy, It’s Time to Talk About Hip-Hop’s Elders
01:13:34
Jul 14, 2017
Can K-pop Conquer America?
00:55:42
Jun 30, 2017
Hip-Hop’s Punk Moment Has Arrived
01:05:22
Jun 23, 2017
Katy Perry, Lorde and Halsey: How to Make a Pop Album in 2017
00:55:13
Jun 16, 2017
Why We’re Still Listening to the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’
00:30:26
Jun 09, 2017
Latin Pop Thrives, No Bieber Required
00:47:29
Jun 02, 2017
Festivals That Inspire Awe, and Festivals That Lead to Criminal Investigations
00:46:38
May 26, 2017
Harry Styles and John Mayer, Teardrops on Their Guitars
00:39:04
May 19, 2017
Paramore Returns, Headed Straight For the 1980s
00:30:35
May 12, 2017
Finding Feist’s Pleasure and Pain
00:25:48
May 05, 2017
How Lil Uzi Vert Turned Rap Into Rock and Became a Pop Star
00:46:43
Apr 28, 2017
A Deep Dig on Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole’s Hip-Hop’s Values
00:55:20
Apr 21, 2017
How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Chainsmokers?
00:49:21
Apr 14, 2017
Jazz in 2017: The Music Is Thriving, Though Support Is in Peril
00:39:26
Apr 07, 2017
Drake Changed Hip-Hop’s Sound. Can He Change the Business?
00:57:55
Mar 27, 2017
How Chuck Berry Became a Rock ’n’ Roll Mastermind
00:23:52
Mar 22, 2017
The Billboard Charts Are Wackier Than Ever: What’s Going On?
00:56:13
Mar 17, 2017
The Greatest Trick Ed Sheeran Ever Pulled Was Convincing the World He’s an Underdog
00:43:57
Mar 10, 2017
What Future and Migos Tell Us About Atlanta’s Rap Dominance
00:58:35
Mar 03, 2017
What Happens When Nashville Outsiders Become Country’s Big Stars?
01:10:46
Feb 24, 2017
Were There Any Real Winners at the Grammys?
00:57:27
Feb 14, 2017
Will the Grammy Awards End With a Big Surprise?
00:37:50
Feb 10, 2017
Punk Rock Is Alive and Well, No Politics Required
00:44:39
Feb 03, 2017
The War Over ‘La La Land’: Gotta Hear Both Sides
00:49:57
Jan 27, 2017
The Crooner in Chief: Barack Obama’s Musical Legacy
00:53:57
Jan 20, 2017
Hip-Hop’s Elders and Youth Go to Battle (Again)
00:52:00
Jan 13, 2017
Mariah Carey and New Year’s Eve: Is the Fantasy Over?
00:52:20
Jan 06, 2017
10 Songs That Tell the Story of 2016
00:58:27
Dec 30, 2016
The Year in Jazz Music
00:42:35
Dec 23, 2016
Pop Music Trends in 2016
00:38:10
Dec 16, 2016
The Best Albums of 2016
00:53:13
Dec 09, 2016
For Bruno Mars and the Weeknd, the Past as Muse
00:43:17
Dec 02, 2016
Revisiting Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo'
00:53:28
Nov 25, 2016
Mourning the Greats: Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell and Mose Allison
00:29:25
Nov 18, 2016
Popcast: Division and Unity in Pop, and Beyond
00:52:30
Nov 12, 2016
Popcast: A Tribe Called Quest Returns
00:42:31
Nov 05, 2016
Popcast: What’s Next for Kesha?
00:29:11
Oct 29, 2016
Popcast: Nu-Dance Rises With Help From Streaming
00:37:06
Oct 22, 2016
Dylancast: Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize!
00:26:51
Oct 15, 2016
Popcast: Tyler Glenn at the Crossroads
00:23:46
Oct 08, 2016
Popcast: Finding the Joy (and Humor) in Bon Iver’s Pain
00:31:25
Sep 30, 2016
Popcast: The Next Teen Star Machine
00:35:11
Sep 23, 2016
Popcast: Fall Preview
00:30:43
Sep 16, 2016
Popcast: The Return of New York Rap
00:57:05
Sep 10, 2016
Popcast: Stardom in the Age of Social Media
00:51:47
Sep 02, 2016
Popcast: Frank Ocean Returns
00:52:52
Aug 25, 2016
Popcast: Race and Hip-Hop, a Conversation
00:37:19
Aug 19, 2016
Popcast: Janet Jackson and the Legacy of ‘Control’
00:32:52
Aug 12, 2016
Popcast: A Send-Off for Ben Ratliff
00:47:30
Aug 05, 2016
Popcast: Gucci Mane and Atlanta Hip-Hop
00:37:04
Jul 29, 2016
Popcast: Dissecting the Legacy of Alan Vega and Suicide
00:37:36
Jul 22, 2016
Popcast: The Return of Pop-Punk and Emo
00:31:31
Jul 15, 2016
Popcast: J Balvin’s Reggaeton Mission
00:20:28
Jul 08, 2016
Popcast: Prince’s Fateful Flight and Judith Hill’s Story
00:25:35
Jun 24, 2016
Popcast: Techno’s Dual Identity
00:34:52
Jun 10, 2016
Popcast: Hip-Hop Concerts and the Police
00:43:15
Jun 03, 2016
Popcast: Arthur Russell
00:24:35
May 27, 2016
Popcast: Chance the Rapper and Drake
00:32:44
May 20, 2016
Popcast: Radiohead and James Blake
00:24:17
May 12, 2016
Popcast: Britney Spears
00:33:56
May 08, 2016
Popcast: Beyoncé Serves Up ‘Lemonade’
00:39:16
Apr 26, 2016
Popcast: Caetano Veloso
00:41:30
Apr 22, 2016
Popcast: Remembering Prince
00:38:26
Apr 22, 2016
Popcast:Country Music Agitators
00:36:32
Apr 16, 2016
Popcast: Jazz Artists in Exile
00:37:24
Apr 08, 2016
Popcast: Jazz in Museums
00:33:40
Mar 25, 2016
Popcast: Gwen Stefani Returns
00:29:14
Mar 18, 2016
Popcast: The Art and Future of Criticism
01:00:15
Mar 11, 2016
Popcast: Macklemore’s Aesthetic Mission
00:56:26
Feb 26, 2016
Popcast: Kanye West”s Unfinished Album
00:53:03
Feb 19, 2016
Popcast: Beyonce and Rihanna Take a Different Approach
00:52:42
Feb 12, 2016
Popcast: R&B’s New Identity
00:26:33
Jan 29, 2016
Popcast: Tropical House Movement
00:29:41
Jan 22, 2016
Popcast: Love, Death and David Bowie
00:47:06
Jan 13, 2016
Popcast: Jazz Moments of 2015
00:35:02
Jan 08, 2016
Popcast: Making Sense of 2015 in Music
00:30:46
Dec 30, 2015
Popcast: Best Songs of 2015
00:33:44
Dec 23, 2015
Popcast: Best Albums of 2015
00:39:21
Dec 18, 2015
Popcast: Joe Casey of Protomartyr
00:25:55
Dec 11, 2015
Popcast: Sophie and Grimes
00:24:10
Dec 04, 2015
Popcast: The Return of Adele
00:32:57
Nov 13, 2015
Popcast: Taylor Swift and Drake, Friendship vs. Partnership
00:35:12
Nov 06, 2015
Popcast: Joanna Newsom
00:30:20
Oct 30, 2015
Popcast: Justin Bieber Is Back. Thank Poo Bear.
00:13:31
Oct 16, 2015
Popcast: The Influence of ‘808s and Heartbreak’
00:37:37
Oct 09, 2015
Popcast: Janet Jackson Returns With ‘Unbreakable’
00:16:16
Oct 02, 2015
Lin-Manuel Miranda On How Hip-Hop Influenced Him and ‘Hamilton’
00:59:17
Sep 25, 2015
Popcast: Jen Shyu Explores the Unknown
00:30:01
Sep 18, 2015
Popcast: Jon Batiste and ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’
00:25:52
Sep 10, 2015
Popcast: 2015 MTV Video Music Awards
00:20:29
Sep 01, 2015
Popcast: The Weeknd
00:55:46
Aug 28, 2015
Popcast: ‘Where Are Ü Now’
00:14:04
Aug 25, 2015
Carly Rae Jepsen Grows Up
00:30:46
Aug 21, 2015
Popcast: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
01:20:30
Aug 14, 2015
Drake’s Bully Pulpit
01:07:17
Aug 07, 2015
Popcast: Titus Andronicus
00:26:36
Jul 31, 2015
Popcast: Prince Royce, Pitbull and Multilingual Pop Music
00:37:08
Jul 24, 2015
Reggae’s Summer Flirtation
00:24:32
Jul 17, 2015
Hip-Hop’s Silent Majority
01:10:33
Jul 10, 2015
Apple Music and Beats 1
00:28:23
Jun 26, 2015
Popcast: “Tomatoes” Giving Country Its Bite
00:33:15
Jun 19, 2015
Popcast: Tenement’s Bright Double Album
00:28:25
Jun 12, 2015
Jason Derulo Glides Across Genres
00:26:05
Jun 05, 2015
ASAP Rocky Returns to a Haze
00:21:25
May 29, 2015
Shamir’s Distinctive Voice
00:22:49
May 22, 2015
Joey Alexander, the Young Jazz Sensation
00:28:18
May 15, 2015
U2 Prepares to Go on Tour
00:21:07
May 08, 2015
New Albums By Zac Brown Band and Tyler Farr
00:22:26
May 01, 2015
Kamasi Washington and the West Coast Get Down
00:26:05
Apr 24, 2015
How Much Festival Is Too Much Festival?
00:33:33
Apr 17, 2015
The Ongoing Evolution of Charles Lloyd
00:27:35
Apr 10, 2015
Kendrick Lamar, Dissenting From the Mainstream as He Influences It
00:26:12
Mar 27, 2015
On ‘Empire’: The Show, the Music and the Calamitous Finale
00:47:31
Mar 20, 2015
Blurred Legal Lines
00:32:44
Mar 13, 2015
Madonna is Still Madonna On ‘Rebel Heart’
00:19:08
Mar 06, 2015
Who Is Boots?
00:22:36
Feb 20, 2015
Grammys Post-Mortem
00:30:02
Feb 10, 2015
Björk Gets Personal
00:26:57
Jan 30, 2015
Departed Tastemakers: ASAP Yams and Kim Fowley
00:21:15
Jan 23, 2015
Sleater-Kinney Returns
00:23:11
Jan 16, 2015
All About Meghan Trainor
00:23:13
Jan 09, 2015
The Year in Jazz 2014
00:36:52
Jan 02, 2015
The Year in Pop 2014
00:29:07
Dec 19, 2014
The Best Albums of 2014
00:43:29
Dec 12, 2014
The Pop Savvy of ‘Beyond the Lights’
00:27:21
Dec 05, 2014
London Calls Mary J. Blige
00:31:41
Nov 21, 2014
How Bobby Shmurda Danced Into the Hot 100
00:27:34
Nov 14, 2014
Dave Grohl’s ‘Sonic Highways’
00:33:07
Nov 07, 2014
Listening to Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’
00:38:24
Oct 27, 2014
The Myth of Scott Walker
00:29:56
Oct 17, 2014
Tinashe, FKA Twigs and the Semantics of R&B
00:29:16
Oct 10, 2014
Parsing Steve Coleman’s Genius
00:20:15
Sep 26, 2014
What We Talk About When We Talk About Chris Brown
00:30:01
Sep 19, 2014
U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’: Gift or Spam?
00:23:22
Sep 12, 2014
Our Vacations with Ariana Grande and Kate Bush
00:31:15
Sep 05, 2014
The Alchemist
00:31:50
Aug 08, 2014
Songs of the Summer
00:29:09
Aug 01, 2014