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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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Music Interviews
Britney Spears Book Club! Inside Her Powerful N...
Britney Spears' 'The Woman In Me' is one of the most wrenching music memoirs ever. We take a deep look at its revelations
56 min
'Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour' Movie: the Ultima...
We go deep on the 'Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour' movie, with Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt
62 min
Drake: Under Fire, Still on Top
We break down Drake's chart-topping 'For All the Dogs,' along with the criticism he's facing on multiple fronts
36 min
The Future of Rap-Rock: Teezo Touchdown
Teezo Touchdown, who's featured on albums from Drake, Travis Scott and Lil Yachty this year, tells all about his singular rap-rock fusion
37 min
"Kurt Was Jealous of Dave": 'In Utero' Revelati...
Nirvana biographer Michael Azerrad, manager Danny Goldberg, and publicist Jim Merlis tell all on the 30th anniversary of 'In Utero'
84 min
She Played on 'In Utero' — And Never Talked Ab...
We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nirvana's 'In Utero' with the first real interview with cello player Kera Schaley, along with a conversation with Anton Corbijn, director of the "Heart-Shaped Box" video
27 min
How Olivia Rodrigo Avoided a Sophomore Slump
We break down Olivia Rodrigo's great new album 'Guts,' try to figure out what's going on between her and Taylor Swift, and more
43 min
Jimmy Buffett Knew How He Wanted to Be Remembered
The late Jimmy Buffett looks back on his life and music in a 2020 interview with host Brian Hiatt
25 min
The Wild Rise of Oliver Anthony's "Rich Men Nor...
Oliver Anthony's "Rich Men of Richmond" was initially boosted online by right-wing influencers — but it undeniably caught on with the wider public. How did the fastest-ever rise to number one happen?
45 min
Is Everything About Travis Scott's 'Utopia' Gre...
35 min
Robbie Robertson on His Life with the Band
The late legend Robbie Robertson looks back at his work with the Band, his time with Bob Dylan, and much more
37 min
The Most Conservative Country Songs of All Time...
We look at Jason Aldean's "Try That in A Small Town," and look back at the long history of reactionary country songs
64 min
The Life and Music of Sinead O'Connor
We look back at the life and music of the late Sinead O'Connor, with Shirley Manson of Garbage and David Wild joining host Brian Hiatt
49 min
From Fake Eminem to Neural-Net Guitar Amps, Mor...
We dig into the state of AI and music, with legendary DJ/producer David Guetta, Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid, and the team behind Neural DSP's virtual guitar amps
37 min
The Secret History of the Beatles' 'Let It Be'
Ringo Starr and legendary producer Glyn Johns look back at the making of the album that should have been
46 min
Concert Behavior Nightmares! PLUS: Olivia Rodri...
We try to understand why no one knows how to behave at concerts anymore, and discuss Olivia Rodrigo's "Vampire"
33 min
Best Albums of 2023 So Far
From Janelle Monáe's 'The Age of Pleasure' to Miley Cyrus' 'Endless Summer Vacation,' we look at the best albums of the year so far
44 min
Taylormania! How Taylor Swift Got Bigger Than Ever
We trace Taylor Swift's pandemic-era rise to new heights, and take a new look at the ongoing Eras tour
48 min
Noel Gallagher Tells All
Noel Gallagher on his new album 'Council Skies,' how he wrote "Wonderwall," , why Oasis won't reunite, why he hates co-writers, and much more
43 min
WBEZ Making
This week, we’re sharing an episode of the bio-podcast series Making, from WBEZ.
39 min
The Life and Music of Tina Turner, the Queen of...
With Tina Turner's death at the age of 83, we look back on her life and world-shaking music
38 min
Beyoncé's Renaissance Tour: What to Expect
We dig deep on Beyoncé's spectacular Renaissance Tour, from the massive spectacle to the unexpected ballad choices
35 min
MTV News Confidential: Kurt Loder, Tabitha Sore...
We mark the end of MTV News' 36-year run by talking to three iconic anchors about covering Kurt Cobain's death, interviewing Tupac and more
68 min
Free Ed Sheeran! Songwriters Explain Why the 'L...
A panel of hit-makers explains how a verdict against Ed Sheeran could've ruined songwriting forever
40 min
AI and the Weird Future of Music
Is artificial intelligence about to change music forever? We look at what's already happening, and what's coming next
33 min