The writers and editors of Rolling Stone take you inside the biggest stories in music. Featuring interviews with our favorite artists; what's playing in the office; expert insight on the week's biggest music news; and much more.
Smokey Robinson: The Rolling Stone Interview
Smokey Robinson, one of the greatest songwriters of all time, tells the stories behind his Motown classics and much more in a career-spanning conversation with host Brian Hiatt
From "YMCA" to "Fortunate Son," Inside The Trump Era's Weird Musical Battles
Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield join host Brian Hiatt to discuss cultural battles over music over the last four years, plus the best and worst protest songs, the future of music under Biden, and more
Inside the Reinvention of the Music Business
From TikTok to Fortnite to Twitch and beyond, we discuss how the music business is radically transforming in 2020. Amy X. Wang, Samantha Hissong, and Ethan Millman join host Brian Hiatt for a look at the innovators on Rolling Stone’s Future 25 list.
The Making of Kendrick Lamar
Marcus J. Moore, author of The Butterfly Effect, a new book on Kendrick Lamar, takes host Brian Hiatt through the life and times of one of the 21st century's most important artists
Mariah Carey Book Club! Inside the Year's Best Music Memoir
We dig deep into Mariah Carey's revelatory, moving new book, from her childhood traumas to her rise to superstardom, with host Brian Hiatt joined by Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield
Phoebe Bridgers: The Rolling Stone Interview
Bridgers, one of the greatest singer/songwriters of her generation, talks about her influences, her writing process, why she finds sadness funny, and much more
I would appreciate more episodes on different aspects of the music industry (e.g., the art of crafting an „effective“ music video, the genealogy of fan cultures, a closer insight into different revenue streams for artists, the architecture of artist relations, liaisons, and management).
Vielen Dank (thank you) from a German currently living in the US!