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Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Has Arrived. Let’s Discuss.Nov 14, 2017 Listen
Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Is Almost Here. Let’s Discuss.Nov 09, 2017 Listen
How Will Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Be Remembered?Nov 03, 2017 Listen
What Are the Billboard Charts Really Measuring?Oct 27, 2017 Listen
The Persistence of Pink and Kelly Clarkson, Outspoken Pop SurvivorsOct 20, 2017 Listen
Shania Twain Was Country’s Crossover Queen. What Is She Now?Oct 13, 2017 Listen
Tom Petty, a Secret Punk on Rock’s Mount RushmoreOct 04, 2017 Listen
National Anthem Protests, From ‘Jazzing the Banner’ to Taking a KneeSep 29, 2017 Listen
Bye, Bro. In Country Music, It’s the Year of the Gentleman.Sep 22, 2017 Listen
From Instagram to ‘Bodak Yellow,’ Cardi B Has ArrivedSep 15, 2017 Listen
Women Dominating Rock: There’s More to the ConversationSep 11, 2017 Listen
The Popcast Answers Your Questions About Beyoncé, Music Videos and MoreSep 02, 2017 Listen
Is SoundCloud a Business or a Community?Aug 25, 2017 Listen
Kesha and Taylor Swift Find New VoicesAug 18, 2017 Listen
What Keeps Phish Fans Coming Back for More?Aug 11, 2017 Listen
Is Arcade Fire Its Own Worst Enemy?Aug 04, 2017 Listen
Celebrating Two of Rock’s Big Voices, Chester Bennington and Chris CornellJul 28, 2017 Listen
Streaming Is Taking Over Pop, but It’s Far From FlawlessJul 21, 2017 Listen
From Jay-Z to Prodigy, It’s Time to Talk About Hip-Hop’s EldersJul 14, 2017 Listen
Can K-pop Conquer America?Jun 30, 2017 Listen
Hip-Hop’s Punk Moment Has ArrivedJun 23, 2017 Listen
Katy Perry, Lorde and Halsey: How to Make a Pop Album in 2017Jun 16, 2017 Listen
Why We’re Still Listening to the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’Jun 09, 2017 Listen
Latin Pop Thrives, No Bieber RequiredJun 02, 2017 Listen
Festivals That Inspire Awe, and Festivals That Lead to Criminal InvestigationsMay 26, 2017 Listen
Harry Styles and John Mayer, Teardrops on Their GuitarsMay 19, 2017 Listen
Paramore Returns, Headed Straight For the 1980sMay 12, 2017 Listen
Finding Feist’s Pleasure and PainMay 05, 2017 Listen
How Lil Uzi Vert Turned Rap Into Rock and Became a Pop StarApr 28, 2017 Listen
A Deep Dig on Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole’s Hip-Hop’s ValuesApr 21, 2017 Listen
How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Chainsmokers? Apr 14, 2017 Listen
Jazz in 2017: The Music Is Thriving, Though Support Is in PerilApr 07, 2017 Listen
Drake Changed Hip-Hop’s Sound. Can He Change the Business?Mar 27, 2017 Listen
How Chuck Berry Became a Rock ’n’ Roll MastermindMar 22, 2017 Listen
The Billboard Charts Are Wackier Than Ever: What’s Going On?Mar 17, 2017 Listen
The Greatest Trick Ed Sheeran Ever Pulled Was Convincing the World He’s an UnderdogMar 10, 2017 Listen
What Future and Migos Tell Us About Atlanta’s Rap DominanceMar 03, 2017 Listen
What Happens When Nashville Outsiders Become Country’s Big Stars?Feb 24, 2017 Listen
Were There Any Real Winners at the Grammys?Feb 14, 2017 Listen
Will the Grammy Awards End With a Big Surprise?Feb 10, 2017 Listen
Punk Rock Is Alive and Well, No Politics RequiredFeb 03, 2017 Listen
The War Over ‘La La Land’: Gotta Hear Both SidesJan 27, 2017 Listen
The Crooner in Chief: Barack Obama’s Musical LegacyJan 20, 2017 Listen
Hip-Hop’s Elders and Youth Go to Battle (Again)Jan 13, 2017 Listen
Mariah Carey and New Year’s Eve: Is the Fantasy Over?Jan 06, 2017 Listen
10 Songs That Tell the Story of 2016Dec 30, 2016 Listen
The Year in Jazz MusicDec 23, 2016 Listen
Pop Music Trends in 2016Dec 16, 2016 Listen
The Best Albums of 2016Dec 09, 2016 Listen
For Bruno Mars and the Weeknd, the Past as MuseDec 02, 2016 Listen
Revisiting Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo'Nov 25, 2016 Listen
Mourning the Greats: Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell and Mose AllisonNov 18, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Division and Unity in Pop, and BeyondNov 12, 2016 Listen
Popcast: A Tribe Called Quest ReturnsNov 05, 2016 Listen
Popcast: What’s Next for Kesha?Oct 29, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Nu-Dance Rises With Help From StreamingOct 22, 2016 Listen
Dylancast: Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize!Oct 15, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Tyler Glenn at the CrossroadsOct 08, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Finding the Joy (and Humor) in Bon Iver’s PainSep 30, 2016 Listen
Popcast: The Next Teen Star MachineSep 23, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Fall PreviewSep 16, 2016 Listen
Popcast: The Return of New York RapSep 10, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Stardom in the Age of Social MediaSep 02, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Frank Ocean ReturnsAug 25, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Race and Hip-Hop, a ConversationAug 19, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Janet Jackson and the Legacy of ‘Control’Aug 12, 2016 Listen
Popcast: A Send-Off for Ben RatliffAug 05, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Gucci Mane and Atlanta Hip-HopJul 29, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Dissecting the Legacy of Alan Vega and SuicideJul 22, 2016 Listen
Popcast: The Return of Pop-Punk and EmoJul 15, 2016 Listen
Popcast: J Balvin’s Reggaeton MissionJul 08, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Prince’s Fateful Flight and Judith Hill’s StoryJun 24, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Techno’s Dual IdentityJun 10, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Hip-Hop Concerts and the PoliceJun 03, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Arthur RussellMay 27, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Chance the Rapper and DrakeMay 20, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Radiohead and James BlakeMay 12, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Britney SpearsMay 08, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Beyoncé Serves Up ‘Lemonade’Apr 26, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Remembering PrinceApr 22, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Caetano VelosoApr 22, 2016 Listen
Popcast:Country Music AgitatorsApr 16, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Jazz Artists in ExileApr 08, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Jazz in MuseumsMar 25, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Gwen Stefani ReturnsMar 18, 2016 Listen
Popcast: The Art and Future of CriticismMar 11, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Macklemore’s Aesthetic MissionFeb 26, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Kanye West”s Unfinished AlbumFeb 19, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Beyonce and Rihanna Take a Different ApproachFeb 12, 2016 Listen
Popcast: R&B’s New IdentityJan 29, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Tropical House MovementJan 22, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Love, Death and David BowieJan 13, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Jazz Moments of 2015Jan 08, 2016 Listen
Popcast: Making Sense of 2015 in MusicDec 30, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Best Songs of 2015Dec 23, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Best Albums of 2015Dec 18, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Joe Casey of ProtomartyrDec 11, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Sophie and GrimesDec 04, 2015 Listen
Popcast: The Return of AdeleNov 13, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Taylor Swift and Drake, Friendship vs. PartnershipNov 06, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Joanna NewsomOct 30, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Justin Bieber Is Back. Thank Poo Bear.Oct 16, 2015 Listen
Popcast: The Influence of ‘808s and Heartbreak’Oct 09, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Janet Jackson Returns With ‘Unbreakable’Oct 02, 2015 Listen
Lin-Manuel Miranda On How Hip-Hop Influenced Him and ‘Hamilton’Sep 25, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Jen Shyu Explores the UnknownSep 18, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Jon Batiste and ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’Sep 10, 2015 Listen
Popcast: 2015 MTV Video Music AwardsSep 01, 2015 Listen
Popcast: The WeekndAug 28, 2015 Listen
Popcast: ‘Where Are Ü Now’Aug 25, 2015 Listen
Carly Rae Jepsen Grows UpAug 21, 2015 Listen
Popcast: ‘Straight Outta Compton’Aug 14, 2015 Listen
Drake’s Bully PulpitAug 07, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Titus AndronicusJul 31, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Prince Royce, Pitbull and Multilingual Pop MusicJul 24, 2015 Listen
Reggae’s Summer FlirtationJul 17, 2015 Listen
Hip-Hop’s Silent MajorityJul 10, 2015 Listen
Apple Music and Beats 1Jun 26, 2015 Listen
Popcast: “Tomatoes” Giving Country Its BiteJun 19, 2015 Listen
Popcast: Tenement’s Bright Double AlbumJun 12, 2015 Listen
Jason Derulo Glides Across GenresJun 05, 2015 Listen
ASAP Rocky Returns to a HazeMay 29, 2015 Listen
Shamir’s Distinctive VoiceMay 22, 2015 Listen
Joey Alexander, the Young Jazz SensationMay 15, 2015 Listen
U2 Prepares to Go on TourMay 08, 2015 Listen
New Albums By Zac Brown Band and Tyler FarrMay 01, 2015 Listen
Kamasi Washington and the West Coast Get DownApr 24, 2015 Listen
How Much Festival Is Too Much Festival?Apr 17, 2015 Listen
The Ongoing Evolution of Charles LloydApr 10, 2015 Listen
Kendrick Lamar, Dissenting From the Mainstream as He Influences ItMar 27, 2015 Listen
On ‘Empire’: The Show, the Music and the Calamitous FinaleMar 20, 2015 Listen
Blurred Legal LinesMar 13, 2015 Listen
Madonna is Still Madonna On ‘Rebel Heart’Mar 06, 2015 Listen
Who Is Boots?Feb 20, 2015 Listen
Grammys Post-MortemFeb 10, 2015 Listen
Björk Gets PersonalJan 30, 2015 Listen
Departed Tastemakers: ASAP Yams and Kim FowleyJan 23, 2015 Listen
Sleater-Kinney ReturnsJan 16, 2015 Listen
All About Meghan TrainorJan 09, 2015 Listen
The Year in Jazz 2014Jan 02, 2015 Listen
The Year in Pop 2014Dec 19, 2014 Listen
The Best Albums of 2014Dec 12, 2014 Listen
The Pop Savvy of ‘Beyond the Lights’Dec 05, 2014 Listen
London Calls Mary J. BligeNov 21, 2014 Listen
How Bobby Shmurda Danced Into the Hot 100Nov 14, 2014 Listen
Dave Grohl’s ‘Sonic Highways’Nov 07, 2014 Listen
Listening to Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’Oct 27, 2014 Listen
The Myth of Scott WalkerOct 17, 2014 Listen
Tinashe, FKA Twigs and the Semantics of R&BOct 10, 2014 Listen
Parsing Steve Coleman’s GeniusSep 26, 2014 Listen
What We Talk About When We Talk About Chris BrownSep 19, 2014 Listen
U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’: Gift or Spam?Sep 12, 2014 Listen
Our Vacations with Ariana Grande and Kate BushSep 05, 2014 Listen
The AlchemistAug 08, 2014 Listen
Songs of the SummerAug 01, 2014 Listen