Rolling Stone Music Now

Rolling Stone Music Now

Rolling Stone Music Now

CATEGORY: Music
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.
  1. August 12, 2022
    53 min
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    Beyoncé's 'Renaissance': The Controversies and Triumphs of a Blockbuster Album
    Producer Hit-Boy discusses making "Thique" and much more. Plus, how does one song end up with 24 writers? And what are the consequences of changing albums after their release? Also, a discussion of the best son…
  2. August 05, 2022
    59 min
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    How Joni Mitchell Became a Millennial and Gen-Z Hero
    We celebrate the work of Joni Mitchell, with Cameron Crowe discussing his legendary 1979 Mitchell interview, and guitarist Larry Carlton talking about playing with Mitchell on some of her greatest songs. Angie…
  3. July 29, 2022
    48 min
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    Beyoncé's Studio Secrets: Inside the Making of Her Best Songs
    Legendary producers Rodney Jerkins and Scott Storch share behind-the-scenes tales of classic Beyoncé hits, from "Deja Vu" to "Baby Boy" to Destiny's Child's "Say My Name" and more. Plus, Mankaprr Conteh breaks…
  4. July 21, 2022
    56 min
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    The State of Justin Bieber's Career, Best Indie-Rock of 2022 So Far, and Wolfgang Van Halen Speaks Out
    We run through the best indie albums of the year so far, look at the state of Justin Bieber's career, and play an excerpt of our new Wolfgang Van Halen interview. Brittany Spanos and Simon Vozick-Levinson join…
  5. July 15, 2022
    54 min
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    Best Pop of 2022 So Far – and the Metal Side of "Stranger Things"
    From The Weeknd to Bad Bunny to Sky Ferreira, we look at the best pop of 2022 so far, with Tomás Mier joining host Brian Hiatt – plus, a look at the heavy-metal influences of "Stranger Things," from "Master of…
  6. July 08, 2022
    40 min
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    Phoebe Bridgers Looks Back on Making 'Punisher.' Plus: Her Musical Heroes, Her Songwriting Process and Much More
    Phoebe Bridgers goes song-by-song on 'Punisher,' goes deep on her songwriting process and musical heroes, talks about her friendship with Conor Oberst, and much more in this new edit of her interview with host…
  7. June 30, 2022
    55 min
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    Did Elvis Steal From Big Mama Thornton? The Real "Hound Dog" Story
    Legendary songwriter Mike Stoller joins host Brian Hiatt to explain how he and Jerry Leiber wrote "Hound Dog" for Big Mama Thornton – and what happened next. He also shares tales of his time with Elvis Presley…
  8. June 23, 2022
    53 min
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    Drake, Beyoncé, and the Dance-Music Vibe Shift. Plus: Paul McCartney at 80
    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 80Learn more about your ad cho…
  9. June 17, 2022
    47 min
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    The Confessions of Megan Thee Stallion – and Kate Bush's "Stranger Things" Moment
    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…
  10. June 09, 2022
    49 min
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    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 PistolsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  11. June 02, 2022
    32 min
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    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 HiattLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/a…
  12. May 27, 2022
    51 min
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    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 discussionLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.co…
  13. May 19, 2022
    52 min
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    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. Moral…
  14. May 12, 2022
    46 min
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    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 Cha…
  15. May 05, 2022
    37 min
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    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
  16. April 28, 2022
    59 min
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    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…
  17. April 21, 2022
    49 min
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    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 Bo…
  18. April 14, 2022
    29 min
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    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.Lea…
  19. April 07, 2022
    40 min
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    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…
  20. March 31, 2022
    42 min
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    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 interviewLearn m…

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