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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.

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.

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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.

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English


Episodes

The Best Albums of 2020

1/19/2021
From Bad Bunny to the Weeknd, from Bob Dylan to Ariana Grande, we dig into last year’s best, with host Brian Hiatt joined by Brittany Spanos, Rob Sheffield, and Simon Vozick-Levinson

Duration:00:43:27

Diane Warren: My Life in Songs

1/12/2021
The legendary songwriter, who's releasing her debut album later this year, shares stories from songs spanning her entire career, from "Rhythm of the Night" to "I Don't Want to Miss A Thing," with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:42:29

BEST OF RSMN: Justin Townes Earle: The Rolling Stone Interview

1/5/2021
In 2019, a year before Earle's passing, the singer-songwriter sat down for an intimate interview with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:37:31

Taylor Swift's 'Evermore': The Ultimate Breakdown

12/22/2020
We examine Taylor Swift's latest surprise album, track by track, with Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:55:36

The Best Songs of 2020

12/15/2020
From the Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" to Lady Gaga's "Stupid Love," we look back at the year in songs, with Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:44:22

Musicians on Musicians! Lil' Wayne/Lil' Baby; Lars Ulrich/Phoebe Bridgers; Brittany Howard/Margo Price

12/8/2020
From Rolling Stone's annual Musicians on Musicians package, we feature revealing conversations between Lil' Wayne and Lil' Baby; Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Phoebe Bridgers; and Brittany Howard and Margo Price

Duration:00:46:04

Best of RSMN: Blondie’s Debbie Harry and Chris Stein Tell All

12/1/2020
Debbie Harry and Chris Stein discuss the origins of Blondie and more with host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:32:47

Smokey Robinson: The Rolling Stone Interview

11/24/2020
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

Duration:00:41:05

From "YMCA" to "Fortunate Son," Inside The Trump Era's Weird Musical Battles

11/17/2020
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

Duration:00:40:58

Inside the Reinvention of the Music Business

11/10/2020
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.

Duration:00:31:25

The Making of Kendrick Lamar

11/3/2020
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

Duration:00:44:20

Mariah Carey Book Club! Inside the Year's Best Music Memoir

10/30/2020
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

Duration:00:41:23

Phoebe Bridgers: The Rolling Stone Interview

10/23/2020
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

Duration:00:41:12

The Life and Music of Eddie Van Halen

10/12/2020
We pay tribute to the late guitar god, with previously unheard interview audio, a discussion with biographer Greg Renoff, and tributes from Tom Morello, Steve Vai, and Gene Simmons

Duration:00:44:54

'Kid A' at 20: A Look Back at Radiohead's Masterpiece

10/6/2020
We dig into the making (and meaning) of Radiohead's 'Kid A,' with Steven Hyden, who has a new book on the album, joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:39:39

500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Inside the List

9/29/2020
We break down what's new on Rolling Stone's rebooted list of the greatest albums ever, with Brittany Spanos, Jon Dolan, and Rob Sheffield joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:42:24

The Life and Music of Toots Hibbert

9/22/2020
Inside the story of the late reggae pioneer Toots Hibbert, with Rolling Stone Editor Jason Fine, who wrote a definitive Hibbert profile, joining host Brian Hiatt. Plus: audio from Fine's interviews with Toots.

Duration:00:44:14

Melissa Etheridge: The Rolling Stone Interview

9/15/2020
Etheridge looks back at her entire career in an intimate conversation with host Brian Hiatt, from writing her greatest hits to her time with Bruce Springsteen

Duration:00:42:41

Katy Perry and the Future of Pop

8/31/2020
Katy Perry talks with Brittany Spanos about her new album Smile, her hopes for the rest of her career and more. Plus: We break down Perry’s place in the pop universe

Duration:00:43:09

Why Did The Beatles Really Break Up?

8/25/2020
We preview Peter Jackson's Beatles movie and look back at the most heartbreaking band split ever, with Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos joining host Brian Hiatt

Duration:00:42:44