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Song Exploder
Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. Each episode features an artist discussing a song of theirs, breaking down the sounds and ideas that went into the writing and recording. Hosted and produced by Hrishikesh Hirway.
Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)
Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hear Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx and many more. This is the audio version of the podcast. A video version is also available.
Hear live shows from Spiritualized, Andrew Bird, Wilco, Bon Iver, Alabama Shakes, Beirut and many more. Recorded by NPR Music at venues and festivals across the country. Find more at
Soul Music
Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in pop music criticism, trends and news.
Pop Shop Podcast
Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and senior editor Katie Atkinson offer weekly Billboard chart breakdowns, discuss the hottest music news and cover the year’s biggest musical events. Casual pop fans, chart junkies and everyone in between are invited to this weekly half-hour discussion.
Next Music Online
Next is a new music show with a simple goal: Find you a new favorite song. I firmly believe that good people listen to good people. Please check out the website Enjoy it all, stay sexy and if you love someone hug them right now.
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians
Songlines magazine covers the world's most exciting music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, featuring artists from all around the globe. Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to particular world music traditions, concert-listings, travel stories and every issue comes with an exclusive compilation CD
Mountain Stage Podcast
Mike Watt (solo artist, Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Iggy Pop and The Stooges) playing some tunes and doing some spiel. Assisted by brother matt and coming to you from the wild kingdom at the pleasure point, in San Pedro California! TWFPS
The Guardian's Music podcast is our irregular but ever excellent look at music culture. The latest in this series is the Brasil Music Exchange - bringing you the freshest music from Brazil emerging artists. Plus the podcast version of our live radio shows on NTS, The Guardian Radio Hour. Each week a special guest joined the Guardian’s Kate Hutchinson to discuss a musical theme, from Neneh Cherry on her journey from jazz to punk, to Stewart Lee’s survey of music and stand-up comedy. It’s very ...
Travels in Music
A Podcast That Shares Stories About Music From Around The World
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.
Defected Radio
Podcast from Defected Records
Your site for the best in Jam Band Radio! Catch EB live Saturday nights 6-10pmEST on Z88.9 FM.
KEXP's Song of the Day podcast features exclusive in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent musicians that KEXP thinks listeners should hear along with songs from more well-known artists.
Dissect is a serialized music podcast that breaks long form music analysis into short, digestible episodes. Each season we pick one album and examine one song per episode, dissecting measure-by-measure, word-by-word until we gain a complete understanding of some the finest works of contemporary art. Season 2: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West. Season 1: To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar.
In this podcast host Jeff Kalmbach is joined every other week by a guest to discuss songs deemed truly horrible and discuss what makes them so.
Every week KEXP hosts live performances from our studios and now you can take them with you. With roughly 200 performances each year, KEXP boasts an impressive line-up of guests. Go to KEXP.ORG for a list of upcoming performances.
Music Biz Podcast
We cover the topics that matter most to music industry professionals.
Country Fried Rock
Country Fried Rock’s podcast
Reasonably Sound
A podcast about sound by Mike Rugnetta
Like A Version is a segment on Australian radio station triple j. Every Friday morning a musician or band comes into the studio to play one of their own songs and a cover of a song they love..
Themed mixes are made live and spontaneously on the air from a variety of formats and equipment. There is a plan and there is no plan. The mix consists of found sound of many kinds and from many sources, old and new, put together on the run as the continuous audio collage continues. OTE sometimes employs “Receptacle Programming,” which means you.
UPDATE: We moved over to simplecast by Album is a weekly conversation about music and the way it changes our lives.
A Conversational Music Podcast
It takes years for a Broadway musical to hit the stage, but on OFF BOOK: The Improvised Musical, you get a brand new original musical every week! Each episode, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino and a special guest create a new musical on the spot. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).
#1 Syndicate Caribbean Radio Show Worldwide! Official Worldwide Dancehall Hot 20 Countdown
The Free Music Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free and legal MP3 downloads. Our Song of the Day podcast features handpicked tracks including live in-studio recordings and Creative Commons releases. Every MP3 you discover is pre-cleared for certain types of use that would otherwise be prohibited by copyright laws, ranging from downloads to use in videos and remixes. Visit for more information about individual tracks and artists.
The Music Life
The Music Life is an exploration of what it means to be a contemporary maker of music during what could be considered 'the wild west' era of the music industry. This exploration is done through conversations with a diverse array of working music artists, producers, and industry professionals. There are many questions to be asked and stories to be told.The podcast is hosted and produced by two working musicians and record producers, Louis Abramson & Joey Secchiaroli. Both have spent the bette ...
Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is a free, in-depth news, insight and analysis platform for the international music industry.As a UK-based site with a global outlook, we’re lucky to have access to some of the world’s most exciting professional music businesses on our doorstep.But our remit also extends much further afield, uniting a worldwide community of industry thought-leaders.Whether it’s the colossal US, UK and EU markets, the growing power of Asia-Pacific, Russia and Latin America or th ...
an interesting podcast from your old pal, Wil wheaton
This is the Sub Pop Podcast, a product of Sub Pop Records, the Seattle-based record label since 1988. Hear stories from inside, outside, and adjacent to Sub Pop, straight from the horse's mouth. Season 3 begins May 23, 2017 with a new episode out every other Tuesday. Absolutely nothing sounds better.
Home Studio Corner
Tips, Tricks, and Advice for the Home Recording Studio Owner
Sodajerker On Songwriting is a programme devoted to the art and craft of songwriting. The show, created and hosted by the UK songwriting team Sodajerker, features interviews with some of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.
B.o.B Unsigned is one of the fastest growing music shows in the world. Ranked number 1 on Google for 'Unsigned Music' it 's played across in 16 countries.
An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
In each episode of Tell Me About Your Song, host Jacob Haller talks to a different songwriter about a song they wrote. Concisely edited, with a variety of guests, this show is recommended for anyone who wants to take a deep dive into the creative process!
A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe.
Live From Music City
Live From Music City is directed to singers/musicians who have achieved at least mid-level entry points in their careers. We try to help the artists define the steps they need to take to advance their careers.*We'll discuss a variety of topics through commentary and with guests to showcase their roles within the performing and recording industry. We'll also focus on the music business from the perspective of service to the artist, as well as how the artist can achieve the next levels of succ ...
The Barbican Centre in London features the world's greatest artists in jazz, folk, world, roots, soul, country, contemporary classical and the more experimental ends of rock, pop and electronica. Look out for new episodes every fortnight with exclusive interviews, lots of good music and backstage reports.
Music Business Facts- Where successful music industry experts share their secrets, insights and strategies on how to establish a career and monetize your passion within the music business. Whether you're an aspiring performer, songwriter, manager, promoter, indie label, studio owner or music entrepreneur, every episode of music business facts will give you the industry truths on how best to succeed in the music industry.
Hosts Andrew King and Mike Raine, bring you the latest insider look at the Canadian music industry. Listen to interviews with music experts, industry professionals, musicians, songwriters, and producers. Produced by Canadian Musician Magazine - For more information contact us at
The Music Scout
The Music Scout showcases the best new music around in 30 minute bitesize episodes of all different genres and sounds. 7 artists each week picked by host Lewis Fisher with the intent to expand your musical brains!
Welcome to How To Write A Tune, the only podcast that looks into the hearts, minds and souls of musicians and try to find an answer to the age old question; How do you write a tune? To add this podcast to your Podcast app please paste the following link into your podcast manual feed:
Build your career as a sound engineer. The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production. Submit your questions: Lively is a Career Coach for Audio Professionals, Podcast Consultant for Small Businesses, and Author.
Composers Datebook
Composers Datebook™ is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events involving composers of the past and present, with appropriate and accessible music related to each.
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Season 3 of Dissect is dedicated entirely to the music of Frank Ocean. Today we begin with Ocean’s upbringing in New Orleans and his move to Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina. We’ll then break down his landmark 2011 mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra. Dissect is a Spotify Original Podcast. Follow @dissectpodcast on Twitter and Instagram. The post S3E1 ...…
THIS WEEK Emily talks hot music discoveries with this week's staff guest plus we chat to Parquet Courts' A. Savage, play some killer singles and give you the chance to win Bestival tickets. What's not to love? MUSIC PLAYEDBodega - How Did This Happen? Parquet Courts - Wide Awake Smerz - Have Fun Parquet Courts - Total Football Kadhja Bonet - De ...…
On this special Guest DJ edition of All Songs Considered, I talk with the dry-witted songwriter and guitarist, Stephen Malkmus. He made five albums with the much-beloved rock band Pavement, from 1992-1999, but his latest release comes from his other project, The Jicks. It's called Sparkle Hard and it's his seventh album with the band in sevente ...…
Special guest James Cassar (Modern Vinyl & many other hats) drops by to celebrate an album that he initially did not react to very well on his own show, The Modern Vinyl Podcast, Emotion by Carly Rae Jepsen. James Cassar plugs: tweets (many about Carly Rae): @getcerebral writer/podcaster:, @modernvinyl manages: ...…
Lost Under Heaven - Bunny's Blues - a 2018 single on Mute Records.
Today we offer more proof (if you still need it) that the world of MUSIC, like the world in general, is getting smaller all the time.On today’s date in 1999, the Houston Symphony, led by its German conductor Christoph Eschenbach, gave the first performance of this music, a work by the Chinese composer Bright Sheng.“Flute Moon” is scored for sol ...…
Since 1976, Ross Pallones passion for live mixing and studio engineering has made an imprint on the musical landscape for some of the biggest names in the business. His big break came in the early 80s when he met Michael McDonald while engineering Amy Hollands debut album On Your Every Word. This meeting evolved into a long term relationship wi ...…
On Brian Ralston's inaugural episode as new host of the SCOREcast Podcast Show, he welcomes DAX PHELAN, producer of such films as "The Sum of All Fears" and "The Canyons", and writer/director of the runaway festival thriller "Jasmine", to discuss his experience working with film composers on his studio feature films. This episode of the SCOREca ...…
Songwriter DAHLIA stopped by after her tour in India to talk songwriting. Listen to the episode: What we talked about: How do you start a song? Are “hooks” teachable? Pulling apart your fav songs Getting Funding from the government Falling in love with ...…
On this week's episode I chat about getting burned out, ways that it manifested in my life and more importantly I give a couple of tips on how to avoid it.
Shannon and Scott discover their new favorite genre this week, and combine it with the MOST BORING TOPIC EVERWriting partners Shannon & Scott tempt the salad spinner of fate as they write a short song about a random topic in a random style of music. Follow us on Twitter @songsaladcast, check out our website,, and visit our ...…
BEYOND SYNTH airs Thursdays at 5PM EST on If you’d like to support the show, please visit: Beyond Synth theme song is by OGRE: Synth musical jingles created by WHO HA: out the SYNTHWAVE ARTIST DATABASE at https://ww ...…
After her father, the legendary Rhinestone Cowboy Glen Campbell, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Ashley Campbell decided to put her theatre dreams on hold and spend more time on the road with her dad. Ashley talks about what it was like to tour as part of her father's band during his final years onstage and shares early childhood memories of gro ...…
Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk and the cast of the Tony-nominated play The Band's Visit marked the first Broadway performance at the Tiny Desk.
Thanks for checking out the 253rd episode of the ETX Rocks Show! With his roots in church and an education from Belmont University in Nashville under his belt, Today's guest hails from Hot Springs, AK and has been nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year at the Arkansas CMA’s. Blane Howard’s style can best be described as modern traditional coun ...…
Shakey Graves - Kids These Days - from the 2018 album Can't Wake Up on Dualtone Music Group.
The Can-Do Radio Show showcases music from artists from Can-Do Musos. Each artist played, lives with the challenge of a day to day disability. Whether it be a physical disability, mental illness, or intellectual disability, each artist has the same passion and dedication to their craft. On this week's episode, Andrew Hewitt plays music from Aus ...…
Popular as the imaginary purple dinosaur named “Barney” might be with American kids, in the 1990s he got some competition from another T-Rex named “Sue.” Sue was the nearly complete fossilized skeleton of a female T-Rex discovered in South Dakota, named after the woman who found her, a paleontologist, named Susan Hendrickson.“Sue” – the dinosau ...…
On today’s date in 1846, a Grand Festival Concert took place at New York’s Castle Garden, a popular spot for 19th century Manhattanites to enjoy fireworks, balloon ascensions, ice cream, and band concerts.The band on this occasion consisted of some 400 vocalists and instrumentalists, including members of the four-year-old New York Philharmonic. ...…
What would Joni Mitchell do? — 23 year old singer Imogen Clark often looks to her musical idols when making music, whether it's writing, singing, or even tuning her guitar.
In the dying days of Nirvana's grunge, a working-class band from Manchester released an album that helped changed the course of British pop music.
“It’s the Lord that does the work. You are only responsible for being a child of God” In episode 65, John sits down with Christian Artist and Songwriter, Dara Maclean. Dara’s debut album You Got My Attention is earning her the attention of many. Growing up in a ministry focused family, leading worship was something that was almost inevitable fo ...…
It’s a little ironic that at the height of his career, the great Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saens was more appreciated in England and the United States than in his native France.And so, it’s perhaps not surprising that his Symphony No. 3, subtitled the “Organ Symphony,” premiered not in Paris, but at St James's Church in London on today’s ...…
From Percy Grainger to Pink Floyd & The Who we explore the emerging electronic scene in Melbourne and overseas 1969-1974.
We meet Mary Coughlan, one of Ireland’s greatest female singers.
- Monitors v. Headphones! - Clients v. Drummers - Phase v. Imaging! - Friends v. Family! - This week’s plugin winner is………John Whitt! …and much, MUCH more!
Greg and Ben discuss Spotify being pressured to remove artists from service/playlists, Drake and Migos going on tour, the launch of YouTube Music, Tidal releasing new Prince music, Because 5: One Hit Wonders 1998, and our Earworms of the WeekJimmy Ray - Are You Jimmy Ray?The Mars Volta - The WidowCherry Poppin Daddies - Zoot Suit RiotBen Folds ...…
The Rita Ora track was positioned as a celebration of bisexuality, but struck a sour note with critics who found its lyrics problematic.
Don Gallardo‘s latest album, Still Here, shares his signature sound with fresh vocal phrasing and deep instrumentation. The lush, beautiful album leans more folk-country or indie folk than the current “take” on Americana music. Subtle background vocals and harmony complement Gallardo’s voice. Notable contributors include Erin Rae and Luella. Ga ...…
The dream of the '90s is alive in this Canadian rock band.
Henry Threadgill, the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, bandleader, saxophonist and flutist, has not exactly settled into the calm of late-career eminence. At 74, he’s nearly as productive as he has ever been — and every ounce the visionary, judging by two albums out today on Pi Recordings.By (srentner).
Complete Show Notes: with acoustical designer Tim Perry about simple and effective ways to improve the acoustics of small recording studios and concert halls.Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1:…
All Songs Considered's Robin Hilton joins NPR Music's Rodney Carmichael, Lars Gotrich, Marissa Lorusso, Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson for a sprint through the best new albums out on May 18. This includes the raging rock of Courtney Barnett, Atlanta rapper Nick Grant, wildly ambitious psych-folk from Ray La Montagne and a whole lot more. Featu ...…
Thank you for checking out the 252nd episode of The ETX Rocks Show! Today's guests come to you from Tyler, Texas, bringing five nominations for Blues Band of the Year with the ETX Music Awards. We are talking about the Bluez Boyz! With an authentic sound, Bobby Edwards, Ronnie Edwards, and Landon Green keep folks out of their seats and on the d ...…
Brian spins his favorite full length release from Record Store Day 2018 for Brian, Sha Sha by Ben Kweller. Sha-mails: Kwitter: @volcanovinyl #vv171
Sango - Speak - from the 2018 album In The Comfort Of on Last Gang Records.
Mint Field's debut album, Pasar De Las Luces, found sisters Amor Amezcua and Estrella Sánchez spending two years crafting its beautiful, gauzy shoegaze tones, and in their debut appearance in the KEXP Live Room, the Tijuana, Mexico group's shimmering tones echo with an aqueous glow. Joining DJ Chilly, the group perform four songs from the album ...…
On today’s date in 1980, at 8:32 a.m. Pacific Time to be exact, Mount St. Helens erupted, its north face collapsing in a massive rock avalanche. Pressurized gasses from the volcano flattened 150 miles of forest, and killed every living thing within a ten-mile radius – including 57 unfortunate people caught in the devastating blast. A mushroom-s ...…
Themed mixes are made live and spontaneously on the air, consisting of found sound of many kinds and from many sources, old and new, put together on the run as the continuous audio collage continues.
Video game sound designer Bret Johns was our guest for this special 12 year anniversary podcast. Topics included: 12 years of the AudioNowcast (time really does fly!!), how and why we have lasted so long (uhhhhhh), MPE and what it is and why it matters (its going to be huge) Elephants in the room and why thats more than just a cute saying, Thai ...…
Welcome back to part 2 folks! In this episode we will be looking at the latter end of the alphabet to decide who are the artists I've chosen for you all to look out for at this years Great Escape festival happening in Brighton. I hope these 2 episodes cause you misery and confusion as to whom you'd like to see at the festival this year (i'm kid ...…
On their new album Free Yourself Up, Lake Street Dive stitches the most fun bits of pop, soul, disco, jazz and rock and roll into something all their own. The band's four founders met as students at Boston's New England Conservatory. They visit the Cafe to perform live and reminisce about touring in the early days when they stuffed a big bass i ...…
Solo musicians Sara Watkins, Aoife O’Donovan and Sarah Jarosz discovered a strong musical bond while jamming onstage at the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and after follow-up group appearances, they formed a band called I’m With Her .By (John Floridis).
Content, content, content. There’s so much to consume and so little time. Aren’t you glad you can listen to this instead of reading it? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I share the top 10 posts on The Music Entrepreneur HQ from 2017. Podcast Highlights: 00:14 – We publish a lot of content at The Music Entrepreneur HQ 00:42 – 6 ...…
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