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The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in popular music criticism, trends and news.

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    • Music Commentary

The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in popular music criticism, trends and news.

    Answering Your Questions About Britney, Billie, Aaliyah and More

    Answering Your Questions About Britney, Billie, Aaliyah and More

    You have questions (about MCR, Gary Clark Jr., Billie Eilish; we have answers.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Answering Your Questions About Taylor, Mitski, Emo and More

    Answering Your Questions About Taylor, Mitski, Emo and More

    You have questions (about Taylor, Katy, Pinegrove, Mitski); we have answers.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    When Did the Super Bowl Halftime Show Become Political?

    When Did the Super Bowl Halftime Show Become Political?

    A site for entertainment of political engagement? How halftime evolved.

    • 57 min
    The Grammys, Dissected: Out With the Old, in With the Billie, Lizzo and Tyler

    The Grammys, Dissected: Out With the Old, in With the Billie, Lizzo and Tyler

    The NYT pop music team fights (nicely!) over the 2020 Grammy Awards.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    How TikTok Is Killing the Radio Songwriter

    How TikTok Is Killing the Radio Songwriter

    Radio hits are different from TikTok smashes. And the shift is having an impact on songwriting.

    • 53 min
    In 2019, Jazz Reckoned With Old Boundaries, and Marched Past Them

    In 2019, Jazz Reckoned With Old Boundaries, and Marched Past Them

    Breaking down the best jazz of the past year.

    • 56 min

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