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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.

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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English


Episodes

Smokey Robinson: The Rolling Stone Interview

11/24/2020
Smokey Robinson, one of the greatest songwriters of all time, tells the stories behind his Motown classics and much more in a career-spanning conversation with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:41:05

From "YMCA" to "Fortunate Son," Inside The Trump Era's Weird Musical Battles

11/17/2020
Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield join host Brian Hiatt to discuss cultural battles over music over the last four years, plus the best and worst protest songs, the future of music under Biden, and more

Duration:00:40:58

Inside the Reinvention of the Music Business

11/10/2020
From TikTok to Fortnite to Twitch and beyond, we discuss how the music business is radically transforming in 2020. Amy X. Wang, Samantha Hissong, and Ethan Millman join host Brian Hiatt for a look at the innovators on Rolling Stone’s Future 25 list.

Duration:00:31:25

The Making of Kendrick Lamar

11/3/2020
Marcus J. Moore, author of The Butterfly Effect, a new book on Kendrick Lamar, takes host Brian Hiatt through the life and times of one of the 21st century's most important artists

Duration:00:44:20

Mariah Carey Book Club! Inside the Year's Best Music Memoir

10/30/2020
We dig deep into Mariah Carey's revelatory, moving new book, from her childhood traumas to her rise to superstardom, with host Brian Hiatt joined by Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield

Duration:00:41:23

Phoebe Bridgers: The Rolling Stone Interview

10/23/2020
Bridgers, one of the greatest singer/songwriters of her generation, talks about her influences, her writing process, why she finds sadness funny, and much more

Duration:00:41:12

The Life and Music of Eddie Van Halen

10/12/2020
We pay tribute to the late guitar god, with previously unheard interview audio, a discussion with biographer Greg Renoff, and tributes from Tom Morello, Steve Vai, and Gene Simmons

Duration:00:44:54

'Kid A' at 20: A Look Back at Radiohead's Masterpiece

10/6/2020
We dig into the making (and meaning) of Radiohead's 'Kid A,' with Steven Hyden, who has a new book on the album, joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:39:39

500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Inside the List

9/29/2020
We break down what's new on Rolling Stone's rebooted list of the greatest albums ever, with Brittany Spanos, Jon Dolan, and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:42:24

The Life and Music of Toots Hibbert

9/22/2020
Inside the story of the late reggae pioneer Toots Hibbert, with Rolling Stone Editor Jason Fine, who wrote a definitive Hibbert profile, joining host Brian Hiatt. Plus: audio from Fine's interviews with Toots.

Duration:00:44:14

Melissa Etheridge: The Rolling Stone Interview

9/15/2020
Etheridge looks back at her entire career in an intimate conversation with host Brian Hiatt, from writing her greatest hits to her time with Bruce Springsteen

Duration:00:42:41

Katy Perry and the Future of Pop

8/31/2020
Katy Perry talks with Brittany Spanos about her new album Smile, her hopes for the rest of her career and more. Plus: We break down Perry’s place in the pop universe

Duration:00:43:09

Why Did The Beatles Really Break Up?

8/25/2020
We preview Peter Jackson's Beatles movie and look back at the most heartbreaking band split ever, with Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:42:44

From W.A.S.P. to "WAP" – The Weird History of Moral Panics Over Lyrics

8/18/2020
We discuss how the conservative freakout over Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new song is just the latest in a long series of lyrical controversies, with Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:41:53

From Rage to Audioslave to E Street, Tom Morello Looks Back

8/11/2020
With his book 'Whatever It Takes' on its way, the Rage Against the Machine guitarist looks back on his life and career, explains how his style developed, and reflects on current events

Duration:00:42:38

Taylor Swift's 'Folklore': The Ultimate Breakdown

8/5/2020
Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos join host Brian Hiatt to go track-by-track through Swift's surprise release

Duration:00:46:30

The Adventures of Bob Dylan in the 21st Century

7/31/2020
From "Things Have Changed" on, we look at the best of Dylan's 21st-century catalog, with Angie Martoccio, Jon Dolan and Simon Vozick-Levinson joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:42:24

Jimmy Buffett: The Rolling Stone Interview

7/21/2020
The singer/songwriter talks about the early days of his career, the future of concerts, his encounters with Hunter S. Thompson and Bob Dylan and much more with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:41:38

The Birth of 'Hamilton'

7/16/2020
With the 'Hamilton' film now streaming, we look back at the genesis of the show and more with musical director Alex Lacamoire

Duration:00:44:19

Alanis Morissette Looks Back, and Ahead

7/2/2020
In a revealing conversation with host Brian Hiatt, Morissette talks about her new album, the 'Jagged Little Pill' musical and 25th anniversary, and her whole career

Duration:00:39:13