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Song Exploder
Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. Each episode features an artist discussing a song of theirs, breaking down the sounds and ideas that went into the writing and recording. Hosted and produced by Hrishikesh Hirway.
Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)
Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hear Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx and many more. This is the audio version of the podcast. A video version is also available.
Hear live shows from Spiritualized, Andrew Bird, Wilco, Bon Iver, Alabama Shakes, Beirut and many more. Recorded by NPR Music at venues and festivals across the country. Find more at
Soul Music
Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in pop music criticism, trends and news.
Pop Shop Podcast
Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and senior editor Katie Atkinson offer weekly Billboard chart breakdowns, discuss the hottest music news and cover the year’s biggest musical events. Casual pop fans, chart junkies and everyone in between are invited to this weekly half-hour discussion.
Next Music Online
Next is a new music show with a simple goal: Find you a new favorite song. I firmly believe that good people listen to good people. Please check out the website Enjoy it all, stay sexy and if you love someone hug them right now.
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians
Songlines magazine covers the world's most exciting music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, featuring artists from all around the globe. Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to particular world music traditions, concert-listings, travel stories and every issue comes with an exclusive compilation CD
Mountain Stage Podcast
Mike Watt (solo artist, Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Iggy Pop and The Stooges) playing some tunes and doing some spiel. Assisted by brother matt and coming to you from the wild kingdom at the pleasure point, in San Pedro California! TWFPS
The Guardian's Music podcast is our irregular but ever excellent look at music culture. The latest in this series is the Brasil Music Exchange - bringing you the freshest music from Brazil emerging artists. Plus the podcast version of our live radio shows on NTS, The Guardian Radio Hour. Each week a special guest joined the Guardian’s Kate Hutchinson to discuss a musical theme, from Neneh Cherry on her journey from jazz to punk, to Stewart Lee’s survey of music and stand-up comedy. It’s very ...
Travels in Music
Stories About Music From Around The World
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.
Defected Radio
Podcast from Defected Records
Dissect is a serialized music podcast that breaks long form music analysis into short, digestible episodes. Each season we pick one album and examine one song per episode, dissecting measure-by-measure, word-by-word until we gain a complete understanding of some the finest works of contemporary art. Season 2: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West. Season 1: To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar.
Your site for the best in Jam Band Radio! Catch EB live Saturday nights 6-10pmEST on Z88.9 FM.
KEXP's Song of the Day podcast features exclusive in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent musicians that KEXP thinks listeners should hear along with songs from more well-known artists.
Every week KEXP hosts live performances from our studios and now you can take them with you. With roughly 200 performances each year, KEXP boasts an impressive line-up of guests. Go to KEXP.ORG for a list of upcoming performances.
Music Biz Podcast
We cover the topics that matter most to music industry professionals.
Country Fried Rock
Country Fried Rock’s podcast
Like A Version is a segment on Australian radio station triple j. Every Friday morning a musician or band comes into the studio to play one of their own songs and a cover of a song they love..
Reasonably Sound
A podcast about sound by Mike Rugnetta
Themed mixes are made live and spontaneously on the air from a variety of formats and equipment. There is a plan and there is no plan. The mix consists of found sound of many kinds and from many sources, old and new, put together on the run as the continuous audio collage continues. OTE sometimes employs “Receptacle Programming,” which means you.
It takes years for a Broadway musical to hit the stage, but on OFF BOOK: The Improvised Musical, you get a brand new original musical every week! Each episode, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino and a special guest create a new musical on the spot. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).
UPDATE: We moved over to simplecast by Album is a weekly conversation about music and the way it changes our lives.
A Conversational Music Podcast
#1 Syndicate Caribbean Radio Show Worldwide! Official Worldwide Dancehall Hot 20 Countdown
The Free Music Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free and legal MP3 downloads. Our Song of the Day podcast features handpicked tracks including live in-studio recordings and Creative Commons releases. Every MP3 you discover is pre-cleared for certain types of use that would otherwise be prohibited by copyright laws, ranging from downloads to use in videos and remixes. Visit for more information about individual tracks and artists.
The Music Life
The Music Life is an exploration of what it means to be a contemporary maker of music during what could be considered 'the wild west' era of the music industry. This exploration is done through conversations with a diverse array of working music artists, producers, and industry professionals. There are many questions to be asked and stories to be told.The podcast is hosted and produced by two working musicians and record producers, Louis Abramson & Joey Secchiaroli. Both have spent the bette ...
An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is a free, in-depth news, insight and analysis platform for the international music industry.As a UK-based site with a global outlook, we’re lucky to have access to some of the world’s most exciting professional music businesses on our doorstep.But our remit also extends much further afield, uniting a worldwide community of industry thought-leaders.Whether it’s the colossal US, UK and EU markets, the growing power of Asia-Pacific, Russia and Latin America or th ...
an interesting podcast from your old pal, Wil wheaton
This is the Sub Pop Podcast, a product of Sub Pop Records, the Seattle-based record label since 1988. Hear stories from inside, outside, and adjacent to Sub Pop, straight from the horse's mouth. Season 3 begins May 23, 2017 with a new episode out every other Tuesday. Absolutely nothing sounds better.
Sodajerker On Songwriting is a programme devoted to the art and craft of songwriting. The show, created and hosted by the UK songwriting team Sodajerker, features interviews with some of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.
Home Studio Corner
Tips, Tricks, and Advice for the Home Recording Studio Owner
B.o.B Unsigned is one of the fastest growing music shows in the world played on over 80 FM stations in 16 countries.** Also available on iTunes: **
In each episode of Tell Me About Your Song, host Jacob Haller talks to a different songwriter about a song they wrote. Concisely edited, with a variety of guests, this show is recommended for anyone who wants to take a deep dive into the creative process!
A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe.
Live From Music City
Live From Music City is directed to singers/musicians who have achieved at least mid-level entry points in their careers. We try to help the artists define the steps they need to take to advance their careers.*We'll discuss a variety of topics through commentary and with guests to showcase their roles within the performing and recording industry. We'll also focus on the music business from the perspective of service to the artist, as well as how the artist can achieve the next levels of succ ...
The Barbican Centre in London features the world's greatest artists in jazz, folk, world, roots, soul, country, contemporary classical and the more experimental ends of rock, pop and electronica. Look out for new episodes every fortnight with exclusive interviews, lots of good music and backstage reports.
The Music Scout
The Music Scout showcases the best new music around in 30 minute bitesize episodes of all different genres and sounds. 7 artists each week picked by host Lewis Fisher with the intent to expand your musical brains!
Hosts Andrew King and Mike Raine, bring you the latest insider look at the Canadian music industry. Listen to interviews with music experts, industry professionals, musicians, songwriters, and producers. Produced by Canadian Musician Magazine - For more information contact us at
Music Business Facts- Where successful music industry experts share their secrets, insights and strategies on how to establish a career and monetize your passion within the music business. Whether you're an aspiring performer, songwriter, manager, promoter, indie label, studio owner or music entrepreneur, every episode of music business facts will give you the industry truths on how best to succeed in the music industry.
Welcome to How To Write A Tune, the only podcast that looks into the hearts, minds and souls of musicians and try to find an answer to the age old question; How do you write a tune? To add this podcast to your Podcast app please paste the following link into your podcast manual feed:
Build your career as a sound engineer. The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production. Submit your questions: Lively is a Career Coach for Audio Professionals, Podcast Consultant for Small Businesses, and Author.
Composers Datebook
Composers Datebook™ is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events involving composers of the past and present, with appropriate and accessible music related to each.
Hear the interview of the week from the Music Show, where composer Andrew Ford entertains and informs a wide audience each week, providing two hours of essential listening from the world of music.
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An hour of top tunes from Orchid Collective, Anti-Dim Outfit, Apple Of My Eye, Issimo, RXC, Horrible Dolphins, Martha Hill, Organised Scum, Sugar Coat, Mann Elfer, Lail Arad & JF Robitaille, Needshes, Madi, Emerger, Austel, Slamboree and Will Samson handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.…
Today on The ETX ROCKS Show, we welcome back our guest from Episode 11, Jenn! One of the busiest artists in the state of Texas, Jenn returns to ETX ROCKS to talk about her awesome new self titled EP, what she's been doing with the Texas Country Music Awards, her new band and much more!! Boston Chris also talks to her band members Zach Terry, Ch ...…
Today’s date marks the shared birthday of two of America’s most famous “maverick” composers, both hailing from California.June 24, 1901, is the birth date of Harry Partch, an Oakland native. Partch devoted his life to developing an alternate system of tuning, instead of the conventional Western system of equal temperament used, say, on pianos. ...…
Yield to the roaring hum of the late Lou Reed's guitars and amps. As twenty-four strings are activated by magnetic cones, they unleash cascading and colliding waves of feedback.
Steven Isserlis talks about Shostakovich's manic first cello concerto, the 'holiday cello' played in the WW1 trenches, and how his family almost got involved in the near-defection of late Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
Today we remember the Russian composer Rheinhold Glière, who died in Moscow on today’s date in 1956. These days Glière is probably best known for the popular “Russian Sailor’s Dance” from his ballet “The Red Poppy.”Glière was born in Kiev in 1875, and studied at the Moscow Conservatory, where he later became professor of composition. That was a ...…
Exploring the boundaries of jazz and classical music with Joe Chindamo and Zoe Black.
Laurie Anderson is the first International Artist in Residence at HOTA, Home of the Arts, on the Gold Coast.
Emily Wurramara is a young singer-songwriter from Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory.
The Can-Do Radio Show showcases music from artists from Can-Do Musos. Each artist played, lives with the challenge of a day to day disability. Whether it be a physical disability, mental illness, or intellectual disability, each artist has the same passion and dedication to their craft. On this week's episode, Andrew Hewitt plays music from Cha ...…
SCMS Artistic Director and violinist James Ehnes gives a preview of the 2018 Summer Festival of chamber music. This second half of a 2-part Festival Teaser episode features James Ehnes talking about his excitement around programming pieces that he has always wanted to perform, like the Enescu Octet, and the importance of revisiting old favorite ...…
The 20-year-old broke out of the SoundCloud rap scene and reached No 1. But he faced accusations of violent crimes against a woman, and leaves behind a troubling legacy. Guests: Noisey's Lawrence Burney and Miami New Times's Tarpley Hitt.
This week on The Music Scout we delve into the music of Sparta, Luke Sital-Singh, In Your Prime and much more! It's great to be able to play so much diversity on the podcast and I believe this weeks double header of music is the most diverse I've had in some time! Thanks again to you all for such great support towards the new schedule and it's ...…
A handful of teenagers, and a 12-year-old violinist, from the radio show From the Top, give sparkling performances, proving there's a bright future for classical music.
On this week's episode of New Music Friday, All Songs Considered's Robin Hilton chats with NPR Music's Ann Powers and Rodney Carmichael, along with jazz critic Nate Chinen from WBGO about the most exciting new releases for June 22. Albums include the intense, industrial rock of Nine Inch Nails, the new joint project of Lecrae & Zaytoven and the ...…
Brian spins a cheap guilty pleasure find from the used bin at Siren Records, the self titled debut album from Eddie Money. $-mails: Twitter Hold On To Me: @volcanovinyl #vv179
In Episode 262 today on The ETX ROCKS Show, we talk to Houston, Tx native Madison Paige! Madison stops by and discusses her dream of being a performer, her songwriting, her bigger than life personality and why she feels so strongly about using her platform to speak out against bullying! Tune in for a great conversation AND 3 original songs from ...…
Jenn Champion - O.M.G. (I'm All Over It) - from the 2018 album Single Rider on Hardly Art.
It might have been a five-year gap between solo records, but Dessa stayed plenty busy during that time, both in her various writing endeavors and her output with, among other collaborations, the Minnesota hip-hop collective Doomtree. The Minneapolis musician-writer-poet drops by the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole for a chat and a blistering set ...…
Dave Smith from Dave Smith Instruments was our guest on this podcast. Topics included: SPACES finally launches, (woo hoo!) Guitar Center get a new lease on life, for at least a year or two, Dave Smith Instruments, How do they keep on coming up with all those cool products, Prophet X and why its the ultimate sound manipulating keyboard (you have ...…
For eight summers starting in 1868, the German-born American conductor Theodore Thomas lead his orchestra in a concert series at New York City’s Central Park Garden.As usual with Thomas’s programs, there was a calculated mix of old and new music, and more than a few premieres. On today’s date in 1871, for example, Thomas conducted the first Ame ...…
What do you do when a new opportunity comes your way? What criteria do you use to decide which to take on and which to turn down? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I share the power of two important words, “yes” and “no”, and how to use them to advance your career. Podcast Highlights: 00:14 – Reflecting on the most important le ...…
Themed mixes are made live and spontaneously on the air, consisting of found sound of many kinds and from many sources, old and new, put together on the run as the continuous audio collage continues.
Justin Brown — the drummer behind acclaimed, forward-thinking musicians like Thundercat, Flying Lotus, and Ambrose Akinmusire — is ready to make his own statement.By (srentner).
Odette performs her tune 'Take it to The Heart' before covering Gang Of Youths' 'Magnolia' complete with a stunning string section.By
When she was young, Zoe Reynolds (aka Kississippi) wanted to be a pop star like Britney Spears. Then she discovered the singer-songwriter style of Liz Phair, and got inspired by bands like Dashboard Confessional - who invited Kississippi to open up for them on tour this year. Zoe has persevered through line-up changes, a record deal that fell t ...…
Last June, NPR Music's Lars Gotrich tweeted just one word: "roséwave." Then, a follow-up that was more like a challenge: "Y'all can already list 5 bands for which roséwave rings true, c'mon." He wasn't exactly describing a genre — more a lifestyle that deserved (or, perhaps, inherently contained within it) its own soundtrack.Rosé wine, the pink ...…
Tina Turner had a pair of weird (but wonderful) #2 hits in the '80s, but which one is the WEIRDEST? We're sussing it out as we discuss "We Don't Need Another Hero" and "Typical Male." Naturally, we also discuss thunderdomes, children's choirs, and men who still wear spats. Listen closely for a cameo by a Finnish metal supergroup! Our intro is b ...…
It's rare to sit down with rock and roll royalty like Spinal Tap lead singer David St. Hubins or lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel. So instead, we sat down with Derek Smalls, bassist and "lukewarm water" for the seminal band. Tap made its mark as one of England's loudest bands, releasing slightly above average records like Shark Sandwich and Smell th ...…
The delightful Fran Healy of Travis discusses the writing of classic songs like 'Driftwood', 'Writing to Reach You', 'Why Does It Always Rain On Me', 'Turn', 'Sing', 'Side' and 'Flowers in the Window'. In the course of the conversation, Fran reflects on the importance of never having a plan, how he make songs relatable, and his new film Almost ...…
Hanssen - Subduction (Continental Version) - from the 2016 album Transit on Hush Hush Records.
Jean Cocteau was a French novelist, playwright, stage and film director, poet, essayist, painter, set designer, and actor. And if that wasn’t enough, at the end of the First World War, Cocteau also became the unofficial spokesperson for “Les Six,” or “The Six,” a group of young composers that included Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc, Arthur Hon ...…
Hey just me playing new tunes on the radio. Like what you hear…share it on social media. Thanks enjoy it all. Please support these bands…or we wouldn’t have bands like this around to support. Buy an album, or a ticket to a show, or a tee shirt, or…something from them. Thank you. If there are any bands/managers/labels etc that want their music r ...…
Toronto musician and Dandelion Initiative Founder Viktoria Belle joins us to discuss the tough topic of sexual misconduct at music venues and festivals. Viktoria is a survivor of sexual violence and founded the Dandelion Initiative (formerly the Sexual Assault Action Coalition) to help other survivors and address the problem with real solutions ...…
Yo La Tengo formed in 1984. The band is made up Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley, and James McNew. In March 2018, they released There’s a Riot Going On, their 15th album. They made the record themselves—they recorded it entirely in their rehearsal studio with James handling the engineering duties. The album came together slowly, over a few years. In ...…
A singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who last November put out a five-song EP. Also last year she was a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition. Three months ago she did a soft launch via YouTube of a new single. She recently played the Montauk Music Festival and also a sold out show at Rockwood Music Hall and recent ...…
The bassist and drummer from D.C.'s pioneering punk band Fugazi join guitarist Anthony Pirog for a set of thrilling, sometimes loud and frenetic instrumentals.
Two new releases served as an inspiration for the next couple of episodes. This week we start with Tompkins Square's collection of demos and outtakes from the great guitarist Duck Baker entitled “Les Blues Du Richmond.” From there, we celebrate a whole array of other players: from Guy Van Duser to Lauren Sheehan, Mitch Greenhill, Chris Smither, ...…
Bettye LaVette has an uncanny ability to squeeze every ounce of emotion out of a song with her voice. On her latest album Things Have Changed Bettye applies that talent to the music of Bob Dylan. Bettye relays the story of the time she met (read: was kissed by) Bob Dylan, and her thoughts on Dylan's own vocal delivery. She also delves into the ...…
Billy Montana has achieved four #1 country records - Lee Brice's “Hard To Love”(2012), Garth Brooks' “More Than A Memory”(2007), Sara Evans' "Suds In The Bucket" (2004) and Jo Dee Messina's "Bring On The Rain" (2002), but he has also had his fair share of tough times in his journey as a professional songwriter.Which means he has many stories to ...…
The ETX ROCKS Show is proud to present "Songbirds & Troubadours™", a weekly episodic show featuring 2 songwriters and up to 60 minutes of original music! The songwriter is one of, if not the most unheralded arm of the music industry! Our aim is to showcase that craft! Holli Garet from San Angelo, TX and Shawn Gould from San Angelo, TX are our f ...…
JusMoni - Characters (ft. WaxTheProducer) - from the 2018 self-released album Sweet To Me.
Hiss Spun, the fifth album from Chelsea Wolfe, was written as a “personal exorcism” from the events of the prior few years in the California musician's past. Filled with a cataclysmic fury, Wolfe and her band join DJ Abbie in the KEXP Live Room for a session of four howling Hiss Spun tracks. Recorded 05/05/2018. 4 songs - The Culling, Vex, 16 P ...…
It’s a mark of unusual success when a new musical work is recorded shortly after its premiere, and even more unusual when the recording session itself IS the premiere. But that was the case with many of the works written by the American composer Leroy Anderson, whose short and tuneful compositions from the 1940s, 50s and 60s proved enormously p ...…
Ella Mai joins the Pop Shop Podcast to discuss the chart success of her breakthrough single “Boo’d Up,” how she was discovered by producer Mustard, and freaking out after she heard Beyonce mentioned “Boo’d Up” at one of her recent concerts. Plus, the Pop Shop team discusses the death of XXXTentacion, Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s surprise collaborative a ...…
In a three part mini-series we take a look into the record collections of three Japanese music enthusiasts, taking a journey of sonic discovery from 1970-2000, exploring the diverse tapestry sounds that have emerged from the country. In the second episode we talk to Light in the Attic Records’s Yosuke Kitazawa about some of his favourite Japane ...…
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