Rolling Stone Music Now

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Inside the biggest stories in music, hosted by Rolling Stone senior writer Brian Hiatt. Featuring interviews with top artists, expert insight on new releases and breaking news from the Rolling Stone staff, and much more.

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United States

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Inside the biggest stories in music, hosted by Rolling Stone senior writer Brian Hiatt. Featuring interviews with top artists, expert insight on new releases and breaking news from the Rolling Stone staff, and much more.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Making of SZA's 'SOS'

1/29/2023
With 'SOS' in its sixth week at number one, we go deep into the making of an instant classic. SZA's collaborators – Rodney Jerkins, Rob Bisel, and Carter Lang – go track by track and tell all about the complex creative process behind the album. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:12:38

The Life and Music of David Crosby

1/28/2023
We look back at the chaotic life and gorgeous music of the late David Crosby – and hear unearthed interview audio – with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young biographer David Browne and Andy Greene joining host Brian Hiatt for the discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:09:00

More of the Best Music You Didn't Hear in 2022

1/23/2023
From hip-hop to indie-rock to Spanish-language music of many genres, here's a rundown of more of the greatest albums you may have missed in 2022, with Andre Gee, Julyssa Lopez, and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:30:00

The Life and Music of Jeff Beck

1/15/2023
We pay tribute to the late guitar god in a super-sized episode featuring a never-before-heard interview with Beck himself by Rolling Stone's Kory Grow, plus new conversations with Mike Campbell, Joe Satriani, and Vernon Reid – and an in-depth discussion of his career, with Andy Greene joining host Brian Hiatt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:48:45

The Best 2022 Music You Didn't Hear (Pt. 1)

1/9/2023
An in-depth look at some of the best songs and albums you may have missed in 2022, from country/Americana to Afropop to metal. Mankaprr Conteh, Kory Grow, and Joseph Hudak join host Brian Hiatt for the discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:26:26

The Untold Story of 'A Long December' – Counting Crows' Adam Duritz Looks Back

12/24/2022
Is "A Long December" a Christmas song? In a special holiday episode, Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz weighs in on that question, while going deeper than ever before on the making of e a seasonal classic, sharing his favorite holiday songs by other artists, and much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:56:21

SZA Speaks! Inside Her New Album and Much More

12/18/2022
SZA talks about the battles behind her triumphant, chart-topping new album 'SOS,' previews her tour, and much, much more in an interview conducted by host Brian Hiatt and Mankaprr Conteh. "I think this album was partially inspired by love lost, but mostly inspired by my departure from attempting to be a nice girl," SZA says. "I've tried to be a nice girl for so long, and it's just not who I am, inherently. I think I've done nice things and I am a kind person, but I'm not a nice girl. And...

Duration:00:37:29

The 50 Best Albums of 2022

12/11/2022
From Taylor Swift to J. Hope, from Spoon to Beyoncé, we look at each of the 50 greatest albums of 2022, hitting genres from superstar pop and hip-hop to indie-rock, Afropop, reggaeton, reggae, R&B, and more. Andre Gee, Julyssa Lopez, Brittany Spanos, and Simon Vozick-Levinson join host Brian Hiatt for the discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:36:15

The 50 Worst Decisions in Music History

12/3/2022
From Britney Spears turning down "Umbrella" to Garth Brooks deciding to become "Chris Gaines," we look at the worst and most ridiculous music blunders of all time, with Andy Greene joining host Brian Hiatt to discuss his list Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:35:25

The Beatles' 'Revolver': The Ultimate Breakdown

11/26/2022
Was 'Taxman' Inspired by the 'Batman' theme? Who or what was 'And Your Bird Can Sing' actually about? We dig into burning Beatles questions and go through every track on the new deluxe 'Revolver' reissue, with Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt for the deep-dive discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:51:56

Fat Joe Looks Back: "I Might've Been the First Lizzo!"

11/19/2022
From his days as a teenage hustler in the Bronx to his endless string of comeback hits to his friendship with Big Pun, Fat Joe – who has a new autobiography, The Book of José, out now – looks back with host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:44

Kathleen Hanna + Syd: Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – Special Series

11/17/2022
What happens when we take the writer away and ask two groundbreaking female artists from two different genres to interview each other? On the final episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – also running as a special series in the Rolling Stone Music Now feed – Kathleen Hanna meets with Syd to talk about learning to sing, star signs, and what it means to be a rebel. Kathleen Hanna is a pioneer of the feminist punk movement, and she’s as active as ever, performing sold out shows...

Duration:00:42:12

Willow: The Rolling Stone Interview

11/16/2022
"I'm just not a pop star. I love doing weird shit": Willow tells all about her new album, her love of System of a Down and Deftones, why she doesn't care about 'nepo baby' discourse, why she's not embarrassed by "Whip My Hair," and much more in an in-depth interview with host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:26

Remembering Migos' Takeoff – and How TikTok is Rewriting Pop Hits

11/5/2022
We look back at the life and career of Migos' Takeoff – and talk to Rufus Wainwright about his duet with Carly Rae Jepsen on the viral TikTok smash 'The Loneliest Time.' We play unheard interview audio with Takeoff while discussing his career with Andre Gee and Simon Vozick-Levinson, and also talk with Tomas Mier about how TikTok is essentially crowd-sourcing remixes of songs like Jepsen's. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:52:45

Common + John Legend: Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – Special Series

11/3/2022
What happens when we take the writer away and ask two old friends and Oscar-winning collaborators to dive into what drives their music and their words? On the new episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians, also running as a special series on the Rolling Stone Music Now feed, we hear Common and John Legend discuss the emotional nature of collaboration and how their shared activism has connected them forever. In the past few years, John Legend has cemented his position as the king of...

Duration:00:31:59

RM + Pharrell Williams: Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – Special Series

11/1/2022
What happens when we take the writer away and ask two pop phenoms, from two completely different places and generations, to interview each other? On today's episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – also running as a special series here in the Rolling Stone Music Now feed – Pharrell Williams sits down with RM of BTS to talk about the price of fame, the keys to creativity, and why it's important to take a break every so often. RM went from underground rapper in South Korea to...

Duration:00:33:55

Rick Rubin + Finneas: Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – Special Series

10/31/2022
What happens when we take away the writer and ask two groundbreaking producers, from two different generations, to interview each other? On this episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians, also running as a special series in the Rolling Stone Music Now feed, Rick Rubin and Finneas talk about how they work in the studio, their listening habits, and the frustrations and the joy involved in making great music. Rick Rubin started Def Jam Records out of his NYU dorm room in the 1980s, and...

Duration:00:48:20

Cameron Crowe on 'Almost Famous: The Musical' and More

10/29/2022
Cameron Crowe tells all about making the new musical, the real-life rock stories behind it, the day Joni Mitchell came to see the show, why he's into the idea of making a movie in the MCU, and much more; plus Broadway veteran Tom Kitt digs into the making of the music Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:26:01

Roger Daltrey + Yungblud: Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – Special Series

10/27/2022
What happens when we take the writer away and ask two British rock stars, from two different generations, to interview each other? In today's episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – also running as a special series on the Rolling Stone Music Now feed – Roger Daltrey and Yungblud join forces to talk fashion, optimal recording hours, and managing your image in a world gone mad. In the past few years, Yungblud has picked up the torch for a new kind of British rock: one informed by...

Duration:00:28:00

Karen O + Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast): Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – Special Series

10/24/2022
What happens when we take the writer away and ask two great artists to interview each other the first time they meet in person? To kick off this year's Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians podcast – also running as a special series in the Rolling Stone Music Now feed – Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast come together to discuss their songwriting craft, growing up Korean-American, and the cathartic pleasures of smashing glass. In the past two years,...

Duration:00:35:20