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.

 

#419

Maybe Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter' is Actually Her Rock Album

We go track-by-track on Beyoncé's genre-jumping new album and much more, with Larisha Paul joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

07 Apr 2024

51 MINS

51:47

07 Apr 2024


#418

Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock Looks Back: 20 Years of 'Good News For People Who Love Bad News'!

Modest Mouse leader Isaac Brock looks back at the chaotic creation of his band's major-label breakthrough and much more in a candid and hilarious interview with host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Apr 2024

40 MINS

40:34

06 Apr 2024


#417

Taylor Swift's 'Tortured Poets Department': The Anticipation Episode

We speculate wildly about one of the most anticipated albums of the year, and ponder burning questions, 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

28 Mar 2024

37 MINS

37:31

28 Mar 2024


#416

Hear the Startling AI Creations of Suno, the ChatGPT for Music

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, with co-founder Mikey Shulman joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Mar 2024

39 MINS

39:41

22 Mar 2024


#415

Ariana Grande's 'Eternal Sunshine': The Ultimate Breakdown

Ariana Grande has updated, matured, and maybe perfected her pop formula on Eternal Sunshine. We go deep into her first album in four years and look back at her whole career, with Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Mar 2024

40 MINS

40:39

12 Mar 2024


#414

Four Beatles Biopics At Once?! Here's What We Expect for the Launch of the Beatles Cinematic Univers...

With the news that Sam Mendes will direct one Beatles biopic for each member, all due in 2027, we make some predictions for the Beatles Cinematic Universe, discuss the overall music biopic boom, look back at the best Beatles movies of the past, and more, with Rob Sheffield (author of Dreaming the Beatles) joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

04 Mar 2024

54 MINS

54:36

04 Mar 2024


#413

Even More of the Best Music You Didn't Hear in 2023

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 and beyond, with Julyssa Lopez joining host Brian Hiatt for the discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

29 Feb 2024

26 MINS

26:41

29 Feb 2024


#412

Bradley Nowell's Son is Sublime's New Singer. His Path Wasn't Easy

Bradley Nowell's son Jakob Nowell and original Sublime drummer Bud Gaugh tell host Brian Hiatt about bringing the band back for Coachella and beyond — and Nowell explains what it was like growing up in the shadow of his father, who died when he was just one year old. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Feb 2024

50 MINS

50:56

16 Feb 2024


#411

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on Their 2024 Tour, Retirement, 'Stairway to Heaven,' and More

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, much more — including the moment Plant got on stage to sing "Stairway to Heaven" last year for the first time in ages Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Feb 2024

28 MINS

28:32

13 Feb 2024


#410

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. Mankaprr Conteh and Andre Gee join host Brian Hiatt for the discussion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Feb 2024

49 MINS

49:52

13 Feb 2024


#409

Exclusive: The Making of the 2024 Grammys, with Exec Producer Ben Winston

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 in an in-depth interview with host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Feb 2024

43 MINS

43:05

06 Feb 2024


#408

Inside the 66th Annual Grammy Awards

Raj Kapoor, executive producer of the Grammy Awards, previews this year's performances, from Joni Mitchell to Travis Scott to Billy Joel to Billie Eilish — and is there still a chance Taylor Swift and Beyoncé might perform? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

22 MINS

22:00

02 Feb 2024


#407

Inside "We Are the World": Untold Stories of the 1985 All-Star Sessions

With a new "We Are the World" documentary hitting Netflix, we look back at the one-of-a-kind all-star sessions, where Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder and dozens of others joined forces. Host Brian Hiatt talks to Bao Nguyen, director of the new doc, The Greatest Night in Pop; Tom Bahler, who was the vocal arranger for "We Are the World"; and Sheila E, who talks about her experience as one of the singers that night — and how she felt that the song's makers were using her to try to get Prince to show up Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

29 Jan 2024

55 MINS

55:56

29 Jan 2024


#406

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, with Joseph Hudak joining host Brian Hiatt to talk about releases from Zach Bryan, Jason Isbell, Lucinda Williams, and many, many more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

25 Jan 2024

41 MINS

41:15

25 Jan 2024


#405

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 indie-rock albums, from Blondshell to Wednesday to Ian Sweet, with Angie Martoccio, Jon Dolan, and Simon Vozick-Levinson joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Jan 2024

45 MINS

45:41

22 Jan 2024


#404

Kali Uchis on Making Music "Without Limitations"

Genre-jumping innovator Kali Uchis breaks down her new album, Orquídeas, and her whole career path in an interview with Rolling Stone's Julyssa Lopez Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jan 2024

25 MINS

25:15

15 Jan 2024


#403

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, with Andy Greene joining host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

04 Jan 2024

33 MINS

33:33

04 Jan 2024


#402

Creativity Lessons from Snoop Dogg, Lil Yachty, and Gucci Mane

Snoop Dogg, Lil Yachty, and Gucci Mane join Latto, Tierra Whack, and Jon Batiste in conversations for Rolling Stone's Musicians on Musicians interviews Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

30 Dec 2023

52 MINS

52:21

30 Dec 2023


#401

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 — from working with Prince to her friendship with Joni Mitchell — in an interview with host Brian Hiatt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

28 Dec 2023

33 MINS

33:19

28 Dec 2023