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.
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.
A podcast to unite people who love and hate musicals
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. Accompanied by Scott Passarella, King of Pianists, Pianist of Kings.
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 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.
Step right up. Come on in.
Discover the world with music. Join local experts for a sonic journey around the globe.
An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
Podcast from Defected Records
A podcast about music, and politics as told by musicians who sing about politics
Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.
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 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.
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.
Celebrating the music that special guests cherish and would like to bestow to future generations.
Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
From Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam, and Justin Richmond. The musicians you love talk about their life, inspiration, and craft. Then play. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support
Test your pop knowledge with the daily download of Ken Bruce's tricky music quiz.
The podcast for classical newbies. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.
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.
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
For Music-First Audiophiles
A podcast about words about music.
Andrew Hickey presents a history of rock music from 1938 to 1999, looking at five hundred songs that shaped the genre.
The most popular classical music broadcast in the world is proudly Sponsored by La Musica International Chamber Music Festival in Sarasota Florida and Uber. Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Mercury, and countless independent labels use our show to promote new artists and new album releases. Debuting your album on our podcast guarantees your music will be heard on: Podomatic, Vurbl, Amazon Music, Audible, Apple Podcasts, Player FM, PodBean, iHeartRadio, Audacy, Google Podcasts, Gaana, Boomplay, an ...
Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.
The best in Trance and Progressive!
The World's Most Dangerous Morning Show, The Breakfast Club, With DJ Envy, Angela Yee And Charlamagne Tha God!
Hosted by Todd (in the Shadows) Nathanson and Alina Morgan, Song vs. Song pits two similar songs of an era against each other with controversial outcomes.
Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their leg ...
Alt.Latino is a spotlight on the world of Latinx arts and culture through music, stories and conversation.
Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and many more musical icons all died at the age of 27. Scandalous, tortured, dramatic, and incredibly talented, these artists torched a wild path to their early graves and shifted and shaped our culture along the way. 27 Club tells their stories. Season 4 of 27 Club brings you the story of Amy Winehouse. 27 Club is hosted and created by Jake Brennan, host and creator of the award-winning music and true crime podcast DISGRACELAND. 27 Club is not a jou ...
A lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.
A weekly music show for the whole family.
The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.
A podcast all 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. From Vulture and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians
Get the best in independent artist cover songs every week on the Coverville podcast!
Nothing but the blues, from the earliest to the latest, all genres
Offering up the best in New Wave, Goth, Post-Punk and Ska from the 80's, including rare and hard to find music you forgot you've missed!
Hosted by award-winning author Robert Rodriguez, Something About The Beatles is an intelligent but entertaining examination of The Beatles' music and career. Smart, funny and surprising - just like the Fab Four.
Joe Pug hosts a monthly conversation with one of today's best songwriters.
People’s Party is a weekly interview show hosted by hip-hop legend Talib Kweli. The show features big-name guests exploring hip-hop, culture, and politics.
Legendary Queens rapper-turned show host N.O.R.E. teams up with Miami hip-hop pioneer DJ EFN for a night of boozy conversation and boisterous storytelling. The hosts and guests engage together in fun, light-hearted conversation - looking back at their paths to success, highlighting their lives, friendships, and iconic moments within their career. In this unfiltered series, drinks are flowing and jokes are rolling - take a seat at the table with N.O.R.E & EFN. You Gotta Relax!
Group Therapy is the weekly radio show from Above & Beyond also known as ABGT
From the originator of Trance, Chicane presents Sunsets, a monthly series of tracks that lead straight from the beach to the dancefloor. Chill to kill. Produced by www.thisisdistorted.com
A weekly show that brings you ten new tracks from artists from across the world. We cover every genre conceivable, from abstract techno, mutated dancehall, dark metal to Chinese bin lid music or something else - if it's recorded outside of the major label system, we're up for playing it. You'll find music you love, music you don't understand, and music that'll change your life.
How did the singer-songwriter end up living in a church parsonage? He tells the story in this World Cafe session, and perform songs from his new album.By Raina Douris
Hip-shakers galore on this week’s podcast, especially with the new releases from DJ Hank, Bonobo, and the irrepressible Zombie Zombie. They are interspersed amongst immense music from Yugen Blakrok, experimental sounds from Jakarta’s Uwalmassa, and stunning sounds from Tortoise’s Jeff Parker. Elsewhere, we have skronky call-and-response between Pat…
An hour of top tunes from BLANKETMAN, SARAH MCQUAID, FLAMMA, CEVANNE, NILE MARR, MICA MILLAR, WEBMOMS & CIARAN AUSTIN, RHONA STEVENS, SLEEP WALKING ANIMALS, ELLUR, YOLK, INDIA ARKIN, VINNIE VAGABOND, BETSY SWEENEY & BALLOON TWISTER, NTANTU, HOLODRUM and BOOKOFSONGZ handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), WWV 86D, is the last in Richard Wagner's cycle of four music dramas titled Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung, or The Ring for short). It received its premiere at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on 17 August 1876, as part of the first complete performance of the Ring. Purchase the music (without tal…
Emo rapper and singer iann dior, pianist Simone Dinnerstein, Americana singer-songwriter Aoife O'Donovan and more land on this week's shortlist for the best new releases out on Jan. 21. Featured Albums: 1. iann dior — on to better things Featured Songs: "V12" and "hopeless romantic" 2. Che Noir — Food For Thought Featured Song: "Communion" 3. Simon…
Well, the anniversary of Nevermkind hitting #1 on the Billboard charts, anyway! Covers of every track, including the bonus! (56 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Smells Like Teen Spirit (feat. Peter Hollens) Scary Pockets 3:00 Nu Funk Nirvana iTunes Bandcamp In Bloom Sturgill Simpson 4:00 A Sailor's G…
Hear unearthed audio of Ronnie Spector on her life with Phil Spector and the birth of the Ronettes, and dive deep into her story, with Andy Greene, Angie Martoccio, and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Rolling Stone | Cumulus Podcast Network
Oh, you thought Jones had a hard time dealing with George Richey? Imagine being married to the guy. Today we say one of the saddest and most infuriating goodbyes we'll ever have to say, the one we say to Tammy Wynette.
Songs include: Toot Toot Tootsie, My Buddy, Kitten On the Keys, Who Cares, Downhearted Blues & The World Is Waiting For the Sunrise. Performers include: Al Jolson, Alberta Hunter, Isham Jones, The Empire State Military Band, Paul Whiteman and Jones & Hare.
Episode 141 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “River Deep Mountain High'”, and at the career of Ike and Tina Turner. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.Also, this episode was recorded before the sad death of the great Ronnie Spector, whose records are featured …
Daryl Hall and John Oates: Their songs were earworms, their videos cheap and goofy. John Oates’s mustache and Daryl Hall’s mullet are relics of their time. And…for about five years, their crazy streak on the pop charts was comparable to Elvis, the Beatles and the Bee Gees. They were also more cutting-edge than you may realize, essentially inventing…
Claire plays Louise in this Tuesday edition of the PopMaster Podcast with Ken Bruce.By BBC Radio 2
Betto Arcos takes us to Venezuela and Colombia with a focus on the cuatro instrumentBy BBC Radio 3
This week, Felix and Anamaria sit down with Shereen Marisol Meraji of the NPR Code Switch podcast to find out what exactly connects all the artists under the 'Latin music' category.By NPR
George Frederick Handel's Messiah wasn't written for Christmas -- it was first performed in April. Hear some other pieces of classical music that traditionally get played during the Christmas season.