Rolling Stone Music Now

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
More of the Best Music You Didn't Hear in 2022
From hip-hop to indie-rock to Spanish-language music of many genres, here's a rundown of more of some of the greatest albums you may have missed in 2022
83 min
The Life and Music of Jeff Beck
We pay tribute to the late guitar god in a super-sized episode: an unheard interview with Beck himself, plus new conversations with Mike Campbell, Joe Satriani, and Vernon Reid – and more.
108 min
The Best 2022 Music You Didn't Hear (Pt. 1)
A look at some of the best albums and songs you may have missed in 2022, from country/Americana to Afropop to metal
84 min
The Untold Story of 'A Long December' – Counti...
In a special holiday episode, Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz goes deeper than ever before on the writing and recording of "A Long December" – and much more
54 min
SZA Speaks! Inside Her New Album and Much More
SZA talks about the battles behind her triumphant, chart-topping new album 'SOS,' previews her tour, and much, much more
32 min
The 50 Best Albums of 2022
From Taylor Swift to J. Hope, from Spoon to Beyoncé, we dig deep on the greatest albums of 2022
94 min
The 50 Worst Decisions in Music History
From Britney Spears turning down "Umbrella" to Garth Brooks deciding to become a rock dude named Chris Gaines, we look at the worst and most ridiculous music blunders ever
94 min
The Beatles' 'Revolver': The Ultimate Breakdown
Was 'Taxman' Inspired by the 'Batman' theme? We dig into burning Beatles questions – and go track-by-track through the new deluxe 'Revolver' reissue
109 min
Fat Joe Looks Back: "I Might've Been the First ...
From his days as a teenage hustler in the Bronx to his endless string of comeback hits to his friendship with Big Pun, Fat Joe looks back.
28 min
Kathleen Hanna + Syd: Rolling Stone's Musicians...
Kathleen Hanna meets with Syd to talk about learning to sing, star signs, and what it means to be a rebel on the final episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – also running as a special series in the Rolling Stone Music Now feed –
42 min
Willow: The Rolling Stone Interview
Willow tells all about her new album, her love of System of a Down and Deftones, why she doesn't care about 'nepo baby' discourse, and much more
40 min
Remembering Migos' Takeoff – and How TikTok is ...
We look back at the life and career of Migos' Takeoff – and talk to Rufus Wainwright about his duet with Carly Rae Jepsen on the viral TikTok smash 'The Loneliest Time'
47 min
Common + John Legend: Rolling Stone's Musicians...
Common and John Legend discuss the emotional nature of collaboration and how their shared activism has connected them forever on the new episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians, also running as a special series on the Rolling Stone Music Now feed
31 min
RM + Pharrell Williams: Rolling Stone's Musicia...
Pharrell Williams sits down with RM of BTS to talk about the price of fame, the keys to creativity, and why it's important to take a break every so often in a new episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians – also running as a special series here in the Rolling Stone Music Now feed
33 min
Rick Rubin + Finneas: Rolling Stone's Musicians...
Rick Rubin and Finneas talk about how they work in the studio, their listening habits, and the frustrations and the joy involved in making great music on this episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians, also running as a special series in the Rolling Stone Music Now feed,
48 min
Cameron Crowe on 'Almost Famous: The Musical' a...
Cameron Crowe tells all about making the new musical, the real-life rock stories behind it, and much more. Plus, Broadway veteran Tom Kitt digs into the making of the music.
81 min
Roger Daltrey + Yungblud: Rolling Stone's Music...
Roger Daltrey and Yungblud join forces to talk fashion, optimal recording hours, and managing your image in a world gone mad – all In today's episode of Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians, also running as a special series on the Rolling Stone Music Now feed
28 min
Karen O + Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast):...
Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast come together to discuss their songwriting craft, growing up Korean-American, and the cathartic pleasures of smashing glass.
36 min
Taylor Swift's 'Midnights': The Ultimate Breakdown
We dive very, very deep on every aspect of every track on 'Midnights,' including the seven bonus tracks
107 min
The Return of Blink-182: UFOs, A Plane Crash, a...
We discuss the one-of-a-kind story of Blink-182, including their just-announced reunion with Tom DeLonge and their new single
42 min
Charlie Puth: The Rolling Stone Interview
Puth reveals songwriting secrets behind new album 'Charlie,' and discusses getting (allegedly) ghosted by Ellen's label, being pranked by Bieber, and much more
51 min
Roger Waters: A Contentious Political Discussion
In an explosive, wide-ranging interview, the Pink Floyd co-founder discusses his controversial views on Ukraine — and Russia, and Wikileaks, and Israel, and so much more.
91 min
The Rise of 'Munch'/A New Look at Pearl Jam/Re...
In a packed episode, we examine how 'Munch (Feelin' U) became the song of the summer, discuss a new book on Pearl Jam, an look back at Coolio's career,
76 min
How Harry Styles Made 'Harry's House' - Kid Har...
Producer/songwriter Kid Harpoon goes deep on the making of Harry Styles' 'Harry's House,' Maggie Rogers' 'Surrender,' and much more
72 min
Björk “Sonic Symbolism” Podcast
Join Björk in conversations with collaborators about her sound experiences. In the podcast you’ll learn about the moods, timbres, and tempos that vibrate through each album.
2 min