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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
Inside Sublime's Unlikely Return
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
Exclusive! Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on Th...
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
'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