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The writers and editors of Rolling Stone take you inside the biggest stories in music. Featuring interviews with our favorite artists; what's playing in the office; expert insight on the week's biggest music news; and much more.
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The writers and editors of Rolling Stone take you inside the biggest stories in music. Featuring interviews with our favorite artists; what's playing in the office; expert insight on the week's biggest music news; and much more.

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Episodes

The Life and Music of Aretha Franklin (Plus, Aretha on Her Favorite Songs)

8/20/2018
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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 emotional 2014 interview with her, where Franklin goes through decades of her favorite music.

Duration:00:39:22

Best Songs of the 21st Century (Pt. 1, feat. Patrick Carney and Amerie)

8/14/2018
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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney and Amerie join host Brian Hiatt (along with Brittany Spanos and Simon Vozick-Levinson) to talk about “Tighten Up” and “1 Thing” – their entries on Rolling Stone’s list of the 21st century’s best songs

Duration:00:37:56

Roger Daltrey on the Legend of the Who

8/6/2018
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The Who's frontman talks with Andy Greene – plus, Andy joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss the band's legacy

Duration:00:44:17

50 Years of the MC5's Rock Revolution: Wayne Kramer Looks Back

7/30/2018
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Soon after the MC5 changed rock forever, guitarist Wayne Kramer was in prison. Kramer, author of a new autobiography, joins host Brian Hiatt to look back on one of rock's wildest lives

Duration:00:37:25

Interpol frontman Paul Banks: The Rolling Stone Interview

7/24/2018
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As Interpol prepare to release their strong new album, Marauder, frontman Paul Banks joins host Brian Hiatt for a look back on their entire career

Duration:00:44:01

What is 2018’s Song of the Summer?

7/17/2018
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From Drake to Kacey Musgraves, we evaluate the candidates for the defining song of summer 2018. Rolling Stone’s Sarah Grant, Brendan Klinkenberg and Simon-Vozick-Levinson join host Brian Hiatt to discuss

Duration:00:40:24

The Life and Music of Paul Simon

7/2/2018
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From battles with Art Garfunkel to the Graceland controversies, Paul Simon's biographer, Robert Hilburn, takes host Brian Hiatt inside the surprisingly dramatic artistic journey of a great American singer/songwriter

Duration:00:45:37

Inside 2018's Best Albums, So Far

6/26/2018
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Take a guided tour of Rolling Stone's list of the 50 best albums of 2018, so far, with staffers Sarah Grant, Simon Vozick-Levinson and Chris Weingarten, plus host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:43:01

Bowie, "2001" and The Secret History of Sci-Fi Rock

6/19/2018
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Author Jason Heller breaks down his the new book "Strange Stars," which traces the weird, fascinating synergy between classic rock and science fiction, with host Brian Hiat

Duration:00:47:22

Drake vs. Pusha-T and The Greatest Hip-Hop Beefs of All Time

6/12/2018
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Brendan Klinkenberg, Simon Vozick-Levinson, Chris Weingarten and host Brian Hiatt break down the Drake vs. Pusha-T battle , and trace the rich history of rap beefs

Duration:00:47:21

How Camilla Cabello Conquered Pop

6/4/2018
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Brittany Spanos, Joe Levy and Alex Morris – who wrote Rolling Stone's new Camilla Cabello cover story – join host Brian Hiatt to go deep on the pop star's rise

Duration:00:39:17

Secrets of Def Leppard's Hits

5/30/2018
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As Def Leppard hit the road with Journey, frontman Joe Elliott breaks down the making of their greatest hits, their unlikely hip-hop influences, working with a young Taylor Swift and much more with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:43:00

Confessions of A Frontman: Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody on His Hard-Fought Return

5/22/2018
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Why did it take seven years between Snow Patrol albums? Frontman Gary Lightbody tells host Brian Hiatt about overcoming depression and a drinking problem to make some of his best music

Duration:00:45:41

Questlove's Secrets of Musical Creation

5/14/2018
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The Roots' Questlove, author of the new book Creative Quest, breaks down a dazzling list of musical influences, from Michael Jackson to Meg White, in a wide-ranging interview with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:39:00

The Long Life and Slow Death of "Classic Rock"

5/8/2018
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What exactly is "classic rock"? And are we in its last days? Steven Hyden, author of "Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock," weighs in on the legends of the Doors, Led Zeppelin and more with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:39:54

A Conversation with Fleetwood Mac

5/1/2018
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Where did Lindsey Buckingham go? As they prep for a new tour, the members of Fleetwood Mac (including new additions Mike Campbell and Neil Finn) explain it all to Andy Greene

Duration:00:45:04

Beyoncé at Coachella: The Ultimate Play-by-Play

4/23/2018
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Suzy Exposito, Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield join host Brian Hiatt to analyze the highlights of Beychella

Duration:00:41:09

Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Kiss: Desmond Child Tells the Stories Behind the Hits

4/17/2018
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As Bon Jovi enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, legendary songwriter Desmond Child tells host Brian Hiatt about co-writing their hits – plus tales of Aerosmith, Kiss, Ricky Martin and more

Duration:00:40:37

The Genius of Nina Simone, Remembered by Her Brother

4/9/2018
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As the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame prepares to induct Nina Simone, her brother Sam Waymon joins host Brian Hiatt and David Browne to share intimate memories of his genius sister

Duration:00:41:31

The Death of Downloads and CDs; Artist to Watch: Soccer Mommy

4/3/2018
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Steve Knopper joins host Brian Hiatt to trace streaming's conquest of music sales back to Napster; Sophie Allison of Soccer Mommy explains the influences behind her great new album

Duration:00:36:34