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Music Popcast

The Telling of DMX’s Life Story

A conversation about the intense potency of the rapper’s music and religious fervor, and...

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Taylor, Billie, Demi, Blackpink: The Pop Star Documentary Boom

A conversation about the influx of films made about (and by) current stars and its implications...

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The Grammys, Improbably, Made It Work

The show navigated a year of crisis, minted a new generation of stars and didn’t fixate on...

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The Grammys, Improbably, Made It Work

The show navigated a year of crisis, minted a new generation of stars and didn’t fixate on...

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TikTok and the Pop Music Rough Draft

The wildly popular platform has reshaped pop during the coronavirus pandemic, and changed how...

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TikTok and the Pop Music Rough Draft

The wildly popular platform has reshaped pop during the coronavirus pandemic, and changed how...

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New Jazz That Agitates for Change

A conversation about strong recent debuts, and how canon and community can be in tension. Guests:...

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New Jazz That Agitates for Change

A conversation about strong recent debuts, and how canon and community can be in tension. Guests:...

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Remembering Sophie, Architect of Future Pop

Exploring the legacy of a producer and performer who imagined an approach to music without...

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The Music Lost to Coronavirus, Part 2

Remembering Fred the Godson, Adam Schlesinger and Cristina. Guests: Kurt B. Reighley; Complex's...

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The Music Lost to Coronavirus, Part 2

Remembering Fred the Godson, Adam Schlesinger and Cristina. Guests: Kurt B. Reighley; Complex\'s...

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Olivia Rodrigo and ‘Drivers License’ Aren’t Going Anywhere

A conversation about the year’s first genuine pop phenomenon, and the long arc of the...

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Olivia Rodrigo and ‘Drivers License’ Aren’t Going Anywhere

A conversation about the year’s first genuine pop phenomenon, and the long arc of the...

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Inside the Bull Market for Songwriting Rights

The emergence of Hipgnosis has helped turn the battle for catalogs into an arms race that shows...

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Inside the Bull Market for Songwriting Rights

The emergence of Hipgnosis has helped turn the battle for catalogs into an arms race that shows...

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How Zev Love X Became MF Doom

Conversations about the legacy of the beloved rap figure’s early career, which set the...

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How Zev Love X Became MF Doom

Conversations about the legacy of the beloved rap figure’s early career, which set the...

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How Zev Love X Became MF Doom

Conversations about the legacy of the beloved rap figure’s early career, which set the...

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2020 Popcast Listener Mailbag: Taylor, Dua, MGK and More

Answering your questions about the year’s biggest stars, and also some of its curious...

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2020 Popcast Listener Mailbag: Taylor, Dua, MGK and More

Answering your questions about the year’s biggest stars, and also some of its curious...

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