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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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Maybe Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter' is Actually Her...
We go track-by-track on Beyoncé's genre-jumping new album and much more, with Larisha Paul joining host Brian Hiatt
48 min
Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock Looks Back: 20 Years...
Isaac Brock looks back at the chaotic creation of his band's major-label breakthrough In a candid and hilarious interview
37 min
Taylor Swift's 'Tortured Poets Department': The...
We speculate wildly about one of the most anticipated albums of the year, and ponder burning questions
34 min
Hear the Startling AI Creations of Suno, the Ch...
A ChatGPT for music has arrived — and its abilities are uncanny and controversial. We go inside the company, play some wild creations, debate what this means for artists, and much more
37 min
Ariana Grande's 'Eternal Sunshine': The Ultimat...
Ariana Grande has updated, matured, and maybe perfected her pop formula on 'Eternal Sunshine.' We go deep into the album and look back at her whole career
38 min
Four Beatles Biopics At Once?! Here's What We E...
With the news that Sam Mendes will direct one Beatles biopic for each member, all due in 2027, we make some predictions
52 min
Even More of the Best Music You Didn't Hear in ...
In the final part of our look at some of the best music of 2023, we look back at the year in Spanish-language music, from indie-rock to reggaeton
24 min
Bradley Nowell's Son is Sublime's New Singer. H...
Bradley Nowell's son Jakob Nowell and original Sublime drummer Bud Gaugh tell all about bringing the band back for Coachella and beyond
48 min
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on Their 2024 To...
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss sit down with host Brian Hiatt for their only interview on their new tour, discussing the future of their collaboration and much more
26 min
Pt. 3 of the Best Music You Didn't Hear in 2023
We look back at some of the best hip-hop, R&B, and Afropop of 2023, with an emphasis on lesser-known albums and songs
47 min
Exclusive: The Making of the 2024 Grammys, with...
From getting Joni Mitchell to perform to saving Mariah Carey from traffic in a golf cart, executive producer Ben Winston spills-behind-the-scenes secrets of this year's Grammy ceremony
41 min
Inside the 66th Annual Grammy Awards
Raj Kapoor, executive producer of the Grammy Awards, takes us through the performances, from Joni Mitchell to Travis Scott
20 min
Inside "We Are the World": Untold Stories of t...
With a new "We Are the World" documentary hitting Netflix, we take a fresh look back at the one-of-a-kind 1985 all-star sessions
53 min
Pt. 2 of The Best 2023 Music You Didn't Hear
Continuing our series on the best music of 2023, we look at the best of Americana and country albums
39 min
The Best 2023 Music You Didn't Hear (Pt. 1)
In the first of our series on the best music you may have missed in 2023, we take a look at the year's best indie-rock albums
43 min
Kali Uchis on Making Music "Without Limitations"
The genre-jumping innovator breaks down her new album and her whole career path
23 min
Green Day Hates Trump. Are You Really Surprised??
The MAGA world went on a days-long meltdown after Billie Joe Armstrong dissed them on New Year's Eve. We try to figure out why — and what it says about the 2024 election
31 min
Creativity Lessons from Snoop Dogg, Lil Yachty,...
When Snoop Dogg, Lil Yachty, and Gucci Mane sat down with Latto, Tierra Whack, and Jon Batiste for Musicians on Musicians interviews, sparks flew — and they all shared wisdom about life and artistry
50 min
Chaka Khan: A Legend Looks Back
Fresh from her Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction, Chaka Khan looks back at some highlights and hidden corners of her career
31 min
Geddy Lee Tells All: 'My Effin' Life' — and Rus...
Geddy Lee looks back on his whole life story — and explains how he's trying to get Alex Lifeson back on the road with him
48 min
How 'The O.C.' (Almost) Saved Rock
'The O.C' had some of best music in the history of television. For its 20th anniversary, we look back with creator Josh Schwartz and music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas — just in time for Chrismukkah,
40 min
The '90s Episode: Trying to Make Sense of a Mag...
So much music came to life in the '90s that the decade is impossible to encapsulate — but we try in this episode.
55 min
New Beatles, New Stones... Wait, What Year Is it?
We take a deep look at the Beatles' 'Now and Then' and the Rolling Stones' 'Hackney Diamonds'
54 min
Secrets of 'Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)'
For the 30th anniversary of one of the greatest albums ever made, we look back at Wu-Tang Clan's debut, with Andre Gee joining host Brian Hiatt for a discussion — along with Gee's interview with Raekwon on making the album and more
43 min
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