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Rolling Stone Music Now podcast

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.

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.

 

#321

Drake, Beyoncé, and the Dance-Music Vibe Shift

Drake and Beyoncé's house-influenced new releases want to make you dance; Jeff Ihaza and Mankaprr Conteh join host Brian Hiatt to discuss. Plus: Rob Sheffield on Paul McCartney at 80 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

Yesterday

53 MINS

53:52

Yesterday


#320

Kate Bush's "Stranger Things" Moment – and the Confessions of Megan Thee Stallion

We explore how "Stranger Things" revived Kate Bush's "Running Up That Hill," with Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt – and go inside the reporting of Megan Thee Stallion's new Rolling Stone cover story and preview her new album with Mankaprr Conteh Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Jun 2022

47 MINS

47:10

17 Jun 2022


#319

Steve Jones on the Sex Pistols' Real Story

From his relationship with Chrissie Hynde to the truth about Sid Vicious, Steve Jones tells all about his time in the Sex Pistols Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Jun 2022

49 MINS

49:16

09 Jun 2022


#318

Inside the World of Blackpink

We go inside the reporting of Rolling Stone's new cover stories on the world's biggest girl group, with reporter Haeryun Kang joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

02 Jun 2022

32 MINS

32:05

02 Jun 2022


#317

Harry Styles' "Harry's House": The Ultimate Breakdown

We go track by track through Harry Styles' new album, "Harry's House," with Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt for the discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

27 May 2022

51 MINS

51:12

27 May 2022


#316

The Triumphs and Controversies of Kendrick Lamar's Return

Kendrick Lamar is tearing apart his own image – and everyone's confused. Marcus J. Moore, author of the definitive biography The Butterfly Effect, joins host Brian Hiatt to break down the long-awaited Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

19 May 2022

52 MINS

52:39

19 May 2022


#315

Ben Fong-Torres on Backstage Secrets of the 1970s

Writer Ben-Fong Torres, star of the new Netflix documentary 'Like A Rolling Stone: The Life and Times of Ben-Fong Torres,' looks back at his groundbreaking Rolling Stone work – including interviews with Ray Charles, Jim Morrison, Bob Dylan, and George Harrison – in conversation with host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

12 May 2022

46 MINS

46:49

12 May 2022


#314

Sheryl Crow Tells All

Sheryl Crow, the subject of the new documentary Sheryl, looks back on her whole career in revealing interviews with host Brian Hiatt  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

05 May 2022

37 MINS

37:34

05 May 2022


#313

The Notorious B.I.G.: The Untold Story

As the Notorious B.I.G.'s 50th birthday approaches, we look back at his life and music, with Justin Tinsley, author of the revelatory new book It Was All a Dream: Biggie and the World That Made Him joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

28 Apr 2022

59 MINS

59:52

28 Apr 2022


#312

Kurt Vile: The Rolling Stone Interview

Kurt Vile digs deep in an interview with host Brian Hiatt, discussing his new album Watch My Moves (including his killer version of Bruce Springsteen's "Wages of Sin"), loving Wu-Tang Clan, getting high at a Bob Dylan concert, why he wants Miley Cyrus to cover his songs, drugs, "dad-rock," guitar sounds, and much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

21 Apr 2022

49 MINS

49:41

21 Apr 2022


#311

Puerto Rican Rap Superstar Residente on His Campaign to Redefine "America"

Residente explains why his new song "This Is Not America" tells U.S. residents to stop calling themselves "Americans" in an interview with Julyssa Lopez. Plus, a look back at his Calle 13 days and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Apr 2022

29 MINS

29:17

14 Apr 2022


#310

Exclusive: Grammy Producers Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Secrets, Address Criticism and More

Grammy executive producers Ben Winston and Raj Kapoor explain how BTS' performance almost didn't happen and other backstage tales, take on various critiques of the show, and explain how the Grammys are going to keep on changing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

07 Apr 2022

40 MINS

40:19

07 Apr 2022


#309

A Final Visit With Taylor Hawkins

The late Foo Fighters drummer talks about his brotherhood with Dave Grohl, stage fright, almost quitting the band, and much more in never-before-heard audio of his final in=person Rolling Stone interview Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

31 Mar 2022

42 MINS

42:15

31 Mar 2022


#308

'Something in the Way,' 'The Batman,' Prince, and the Wild History of Batmusic

With Nirvana's 'Something in the Way' a streaming smash thanks to 'The Batman,' we look at the new movie's music and the whole story Batmusic, from the '60s TV theme song to Prince and beyond. David Fear and Erica Thompson join host Brian Hiatt for the discussion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

24 Mar 2022

40 MINS

40:35

24 Mar 2022


#307

Keith Richards on the Rolling Stones' Future and His Reluctant Solo Career

Keith Richards tells host Brian Hiatt about the future of the Rolling Stones without Charlie Watts, making his 1992 solo classic 'Main Offender,' his reaction to Paul McCartney calling the Stones a "blues cover band" and much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Mar 2022

29 MINS

29:58

17 Mar 2022


#306

Inside A Music Scene Under Fire in Ukraine

Homegrown rap, rock and dance music were bigger than ever in Ukraine – and then Russia attacked. Ukrainian musicians tell us about their once-thriving scene, and the realities of life in wartime Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Mar 2022

24 MINS

24:40

10 Mar 2022


#305

A Grunge God's Fall and Rise: The Confessions of Mark Lanegan

The late Mark Lanegan, of Screaming Trees and solo fame, tells Kory Grow how Courtney Love saved his life, how he dealt with the losses of his friends Kurt Cobain and Anthony Bourdain, hoe he revived his career after his addiction struggles, and much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

03 Mar 2022

50 MINS

50:21

03 Mar 2022


#304

Dr. Dre's Halftime Show Wasn't "Nostalgia" – and Why Drake and Taylor Swift Should Be Next

We discuss this year's Super Bowl halftime show, look back at past highs and lows, and make suggestions for the future, with host Brian Hiatt joined by Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

24 Feb 2022

40 MINS

40:19

24 Feb 2022


#303

Eminem Before Rakim and Snoop? The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Rap Problem – and Other Growing Pains

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted Little Richard before the Beatles – but may be about to induct Eminem before many hip-hop pioneers, Keith Murphy and Andy Greene join host Brian Hiatt to discuss the tricky future of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Feb 2022

51 MINS

51:32

17 Feb 2022


#302

330 Hours of Ye: Inside the Kanye West Documentary 'Jeen-Yuhs'

Coodie and Chike, the directors of Netflix's Kanye West documentary 'Jeen-Yuhs,' go deep into the making of their revelatory three-part movie in an interview with host Brian Hiatt. Plus: Rolling Stone's David Fear puts the film in historical context Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Feb 2022

43 MINS

43:05

09 Feb 2022


#301

Inside the Neil Young vs. Joe Rogan Battle

How did a 76-year-old rock legend rattle a giant corporation? We look into Neil Young's crusade, with Andy Greene joining host Brian Hiatt. Plus: a debate over whether CDs deserve a comeback, with Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

03 Feb 2022

44 MINS

44:16

03 Feb 2022