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.

Music Commentary
Music Interviews
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
Mariah Carey Tells All! Untold 'Butterfly' Tale...
In a very special episode, Mariah Carey joins host Brian Hiatt for an epic interview to celebrate the 25th anniversary of 'Butterfly'
105 min
Fall Out Boy Confidential: Joe Trohman on His R...
Fall Out Boy co-founder and lead guitarist Joe Trohman tells all about his life in the band and much more
71 min
Inside David Bowie's Final Years – Plus, Nile R...
We look back at how David Bowie made some of his greatest work just before his death - and Nile Rodgers tells the stories behind 'Let's Dance'
45 min
The Worst Songs of all Time
From "Blurred Lines" to "Twinkle Twinkle Little Bitch," we look at some of the worst songs ever - but can you really discuss "worst songs" in 2022, when the canon is in a constant state of reevaluation?
54 min
Beyoncé's 'Renaissance': The Controversies and ...
Producer Hit-Boy on making "Thique" and much more – plus, a deep dive on the many 'Renaissance'-related controversies
48 min
How Joni Mitchell Became a Millennial and Gen-Z...
Cameron Crowe discusses his legendary 1979 Mitchell interview; guitarist Larry Carlton talks about recording with Mitchell, and much more
54 min
Beyoncé's Studio Secrets: Inside the Making of ...
Legendary producers Rodney Jerkins and Scott Storch share behind-the-scenes tales of classic Beyoncé hits
43 min
The State of Justin Bieber's Career, Best Indie...
The best indie albums of the year so far. Plus: a look at the state of Justin Bieber's career – and Wolfgang Van Halen speaks out
51 min
Best Pop of 2022 So Far – and the Metal Side of...
A look at the heavy-metal influences of "Stranger Things," and from the Weeknd to Bad Bunny to Sky Ferreira, the best pop of 2022 so far 
49 min
Phoebe Bridgers Looks Back on Making 'Punisher....
Phoebe Bridgers goes song-by-song on 'Punisher' and more
35 min
Did Elvis Steal From Big Mama Thornton? The Rea...
Legendary songwriter Mike Stoller joins us to explain how he and Jerry Leiber wrote "Hound Dog" – and what happened next
50 min