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.
An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow.A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.
From Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam, and Justin Richmond. The musicians you love talk about their life, inspiration, and craft. Then play.
The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in popular music criticism, trends and news.
Music: it's good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.
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.)
An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
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.
Podcast from Defected Records
Celebrating the music that special guests cherish and would like to bestow to future generations.
Calm Pills - Soothing Space Ambient and Piano Music for Relaxing, Peaceful Sleep, Reading or Mindful Meditation
Calm Pills are soothing atmospheric ambient albums, seamlessly mixed to help with relaxation, meditation, reading or deep sleep. Mostly consisting of instrumental ambient sounds and soft piano music, these mixes will help you completely relax your mind and body.
What makes a song a smash? Talent? Luck? Timing? All that—and more. Chris Molanphy, pop-chart analyst and author of Slate’s “Why Is This Song No. 1?” series, tells tales from a half-century of chart history. Through storytelling, trivia and song snippets, Chris dissects how that song you love—or hate—dominated the airwaves, made its way to the top of the charts and shaped your memories forever.
Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.
Discover the world with music. Join local experts for a sonic journey around the globe.
The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.
Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians
A collection of the greatest music stories never told. This season the poet and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib explores a single year: 1980 - the brilliant, awkward and sometimes heartbreaking opening to a monumental decade in popular music.
What if the greatest hits could be ...greater? Every Thursday, comedian/musician Miel Bredouw teams up with a special guest to revisit, review and revise the pop songs of our past, and offer an improved "punched-up" version.
A weekly music show for the whole family.
A lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.
An independent radio station from Tel Aviv. For music lovers by music lovers.
A podcast about words about music.
Named “Best Podcast of 2018” by The New York Times, Dissect examines a single album per season, forensically dissecting the music, lyrics, and meaning of one song per episode. *Currently dissecting Beyonce's Lemonade.* Past seasons include DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar (S5), Flower Boy by Tyler, the Creator (S4), Blonde by Frank Ocean (S3), My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (S2), To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar (S1), and Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (MS1).
Learn how to produce, record, mix, and master music and audio
We are musicians, composers, engineers, teachers and students alike. The path of a musician can be challenging and uncertain but it can also be enriching and great fun! This is the path we chose and we are here as your resource. Explore theory, history, ear training, technique, special topics and overall musicianship.
Lucy Smith talks to artists to find out the stories behind your favourite songs.
Joe Pug hosts a monthly conversation with one of today's best songwriters.
For Music-First Audiophiles.
Best Arts & Culture podcast Webby 2020 winner about the making and meaning of popular music. Musicologist Nate Sloan & songwriter Charlie Harding pull back the curtain on how pop hits work magic on our ears & our culture.
Mountain Stage Podcast
Scorching guests and sizzling records: join music writer Oliver Wang and music supervisor Morgan Rhodes each week as they invite their favorite artists, critics and scholars for in-depth conversations about the albums that shape our lives. Each week our special guests will take you deep into their heat rocks from the world of hip-hop, soul, dance, jazz, funk and more. Get with us!
Have you ever heard a song that is so bad or bizarre that it’s actually amazing? The Songtopsy Report is a comedy podcast where bad music experts Nick Brigadier, Mike Russell, and Steven Trolinger explore and dissect the worst music they have ever come across. Covering one-hit wonders, criminal musicians, underground sub-genres, and other musical oddities, Nick, Mike and Steven refuse to rest until they determine how these songs ever saw the light of day.
CBeebies Radio takes you to a world of sound and music, where you can share imaginative adventures and listen to stories with your favourite CBeebies friends and characters.
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 stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).
Innovative and thought-provoking features that make adventurous use of sound and explore a wide variety of subjects. Made by leading radio producers.
A weekday download of standout songs, including advance releases, exclusive live tracks recorded at KCRW, remixes, and an introduction to new artists on our radar.
Improvisation, free jazz, contemporary composition, spoken word, mash-ups, plunderphonics, ambient, electronics, avant, post rock, extreme, outer limits are some descriptors.
David Hepworth, Mark Ellen and kindred spirits talk about music and laugh until they cry.
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.
KEXP’s Song of the Day podcast features stand-out tracks from independent and emerging talent alongside the best new music from more established artists. Curated by KEXP DJs with listeners’ adventurous taste in mind, Song of the Day is delivered daily, Monday through Friday. Finding new music can be hard. Let KEXP help!
This upbeat program focuses on Soca/Calypso music, showcasing artists, interviews, and news from the Caribbean.
An exploration of music production through informal discussions about technique, philosophy, gear, and creativity. Hosted by Brian Funk, a musician, songwriter, teacher, and Ableton Certified Trainer.
Music for Thinking and Being
Pondercast is for explorers..painting pictures with words and music and posing questions of the moments in your life that deserve attention. Let Laurie Brown send thought sparks your way, with original mind-bending music from Joshua Van Tassel. Guided meditations are released every Monday and Grounding Thoughts and Pondercast explorations released on Fridays. Pondercast is supported by listeners through Patreon. Www.patreon.com/Pondercast Www.pondercast.ca
Get the best in independent artist cover songs every week on the Coverville podcast!
The Downbeat with Craig Reynolds. I'm basically gonna talk to a bunch of my interesting mates, usually musicians.
Playlist: VOICE, featuring MARGE BLACKMAN - FULL OF VIBES NADIA BATSON - SO LONG FARMER NAPPY - HOOKIN MEH CHRISTO - SOCA FEELING DA BHANN - MY LOVE SHURWAYNE WINCHESTER - WINE DOWN SEAN CARUTH - HICKEY TC - RAISE YOUR HAND PATRICE ROBERTS, featuring NESSA PREPPY - SPLASH TEDDYSON JOHN - CREME DE LA CREME LYRIKAL - QUICK STOP DR JAY X MIGUEL MAESTR…
Learn to count backwards from 10 as we head off into space!By CBeebies Radio
An hour of top tunes from Fable, The Jackdaw, Dare Summer, Dead Method, Marlee, Zaheer, Grace Gillespie, Arborist, SpaceAcre, Owen Duff, Matthew Barton, anrimeal, Alekxandr, Jealous Tina, How To Live, and Mima Merrow handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.By BBC Radio 6 Music
Songs include: Lulu's Back In Town, Bach Goes to Town, Get Out of Town, There's a Tavern In the Town, Let Me Off Uptown and It's the Talk of the Town. Performers include: Stan Kenton, Dexter Gordon, Ethyl Waters, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldrige, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman and Nat King Cole.
Rick Seibold is a songwriter and recording artist living in Los Angeles. Rick produces music for television and film, including shows like Grey's Anatomy, American Idol, and Bates Motel. He has won two GMA Dove Awards, and has composed for four Billboard #1 albums. Rick and I spoke about his work in the television music industry. Rick shared his te…
Easy by The Commodores and The Notorious B.I.G - Juicy.By BBC Radio 4
Join Justin for a snoozy, snorey, sleepy Saturday complete with a bedtime story. Get ready to shout, "wakey wakey, Justin" if he falls asleep though!Sleepy Saturday is presented by Justin Fletcher and encourages listener interaction within the show. There’s also a magical bedtime story and song at the end of the show to settle little listeners down…
Bridgers, one of the greatest singer/songwriters of her generation, talks about her influences, her writing process, why she finds sadness funny, and much moreBy Rolling Stone
Rob Halford - still proudly "a big daft kid" - remembers old music hall acts at the Wolverhampton Grand, wearing polyester suits and kipper ties when the manager of Harry Fenton's, slogging round Europe in a Transit van, booze, drugs, bullwhips, "being head-to-toe in leather", standing in for Ozzy, coming out on MTV and "wearing my sister's purple …
Nashville-based artist Devon Gilfillian talks about why he wanted to re-record What's Going On from start to finish.By Raina Douris
Lead singer Thomas Mars and guitarist Christian Mazzalai of Phoenix discuss their work with film director Sofia Coppola.By Raina Douris
Bordel De RapBy KZradio
Podcast from Defected Records Idris Elba & Inner City Feat. Steffanie Christi’an - No More Looking Back [Defected] Antenna! - Rhombus (Jazz-N-Groove Soulfuric Mix) [Soulfuric Deep] x OFFAIAH - Push Pull (Accapella) [Defected] PAWSA - GOING TO THE PARK [PAWZ] x Mattei & Omich feat. Ella - Roots (Accapella) [Mattei & Omich Music] SOHMI Feat. Chris Si…
NPR Music's shortlist of the best new albums out on Oct. 23 includes Bruce Springsteen's Letter to You, a new concept record from Gorillaz, the electronic artist known as Actress and more. Featured Albums: 1. Gorillaz — Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez Featured Song: "The Valley of the Pagans" 2. Actress — Karma & Desire Featured Song: "VVY"…
You can't change what the world throws at every day ...but your headspace heading into it? There, you have some agency.By Laurie Brown
Acclaimed Indigenous Australian singer Emma Donovan started out singing in her family band. Later on, the singer/songwriter founded her own acapella group to launch her own songs. Now she’s teamed up with the Melbourne based band The Putbacks, becoming a powerful force. Take a listen to “Don’t Give Up On Me.”…
Sango - "Eu Vou Passando (feat. Jé Santiago)" from the 2020 album Da Rocinha 4 on Soulection Records. Former Seattleite, current Michigander, Kai "Sango" Wright continues his Da Rocinha series, described as his "love letter to Rio De Janeiro Funk Carioca.” “I’ve always been a person of culture through connecting dots and bridging gaps,” Sango says …
New Jazz Playlist: - - Jean Pinder on Healthcare Costs Eric Dolphy - Hat and Beard Brandi Disterheft Trio with George Coleman - Nana Trilok Gurtu - Holy Mess Cinephonic - Les Corbeaux Giorgi Mikadze - Moaning Doxas Brothers - Fourteen Daughters Christian McBride - Sister Rosa- Prologue Jarboe - Men of Hate Collateral - Collateral 1…
Afie Jurvanen, the creative force behind this beloved indie-folk outfit, discusses creative partnerships, the magic of finding the right take in the studio, and lessons from touring.
Celebrate being creative in the kitchen, even if you’re not the best chef in the world!By CBeebies Radio
We continue our Take Two miniseries and looking at two albums from an iconic artist. This time, it's Jay-Z and his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt. This marks the first time we're talking about a Hova album in depth and we discuss why that may be, Jay's features before this album dropped, and what the future of New York rap and Jigga's career m…
In the month that John Lennon would have turned 80 years old, let’s look back at some great covers of his music, and we’ll present a world premiere of track from a brand new Lennon/McCartney cover album! (76 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy I’ll Keep You Satisfied Frankie Siragusa 2:08 Frankie Siragu…
A conversation about her memoir, her range of contributions to pop music and her secret alt-rock album. Guests: New York's Allison P. Davis; Joe Coscarelli and Caryn Ganz.
And introducing, online, it’s Rolling Stone Magazine’s NEW 500 Greatest Albums of All Time List! We discuss Rolling Stone’s updated-for-2020 list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, talk about the value of lists, the relative ranked-ness of the Beatles, and how our appreciation of music changes over time.Songs:Britney Spears - Piece of MeBeatle…
The North African band performs songs from its third album, Optimisme, a collection of songs focusing on life in their native country of Mali.By Stephen Kallao
Local hero and international star, Ben Harper knows his way around a lap steel guitar and for the first time ever releases an all instrumental solo full length. The 15 original songs named after different cities around the world highlight some of his favorite places including “Paris.”By KCRW
Working Men's Club - A.A.A.A. from the 2020 album Working Men's Club on Heavenly Recordings. Yorkshire band Working Mens Club was formed by a bunch of Working Teens last year. Eighteen-year-old frontman Sydney Minsky-Sargeant explains in a press release, "We grew up in northern towns trying to get in to pubs in social clubs because that's all we ha…
The Radio Recruits explore the Giant’s Causeway, an area of around 40,000 basalt rock columns that formed as a result of volcanic activity. Go Jetters: Radio Recruits introduces little listeners to famous landmarks around the United Kingdom. Guided by their disco-loving mentor, Ubercorn, our Radio Recruits explore new places and discover ‘funky fac…