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Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Kiss: Desmond Child Tells the Stories Behind the Hits

Rolling Stone Music Now

Hitmaking songwriter Desmond Child goes deep into the making of "Livin' On A Prayer," "Dude Looks Like A Lady" and much more

40 Min

Apr 17, 2018

The Genius of Nina Simone, Remembered by Her Brother

Rolling Stone Music Now

Sam Waymon, Nina Simone's youngest brother, shares intimate memories of his genius sister with host Brian Hiatt

41 Min

Apr 9, 2018

The Death of Downloads and CDs; Artist to Watch: Soccer Mommy

Rolling Stone Music Now

We explore the history behind streaming's conquest of downloads and CDs, and meet rising indie star Sophie Allison, a.k.a. Soccer Mommy

36 Min

Apr 3, 2018

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42 min
Mar 26, 2018
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The bassist for England's loudest band joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss Spinal Tap's break-up, his new solo LP and much, much more

39 min
Mar 20, 2018
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We go deep on the life of Bad Boy Records legend Craig Mack – as well as Jack White's new album and Rolling Stone cover story

38 min
Mar 13, 2018
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The untold story of how an Irish genius found the roots to his masterpiece – in Boston

44 min
Mar 6, 2018
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Clarkson talks about returning to TV with "The Voice," her new album, her dramatic clashes with her old label, and more

39 min
Feb 26, 2018
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Casablancas and his bandmates break down their new album – and explain why "repeating the past is boring"

43 min
Feb 20, 2018
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The Pumpkins just announced an arena tour – without bassist D'Arcy Wretzky. We look into what happened.

41 min
Feb 13, 2018
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Timberlake just scored a number-one album in the face of a huge backlash. We go deep on how he went from beloved pop icon to online punching bag.

42 min
Feb 6, 2018
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This year's Grammys ceremony made almost no one happy. We discuss what went wrong, and how it can be saved.

37 min
Jan 30, 2018
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Legendary video director Sam Bayer and Rolling Stone reporter David Browne join host Brian Hiatt to dive into the late Cranberries frontwoman’s story – and the making of the "Zombie" video

41 min
Jan 23, 2018
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Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Bob Hardy join host Brian Hiatt to discuss their great new album, '00s nostalgia and much more

38 min
Jan 16, 2018
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Inside Radiohead vs. Lana Del Rey, the copyright battle that set the Internet ablaze – plus, one of Clarence Clemons' final interviews

42 min
Jan 8, 2018
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Host Brian Hiatt talks to Greta Van Fleet, the young Michigan buzz band whose songs sound like unearthed Led Zeppelin tracks

40 min
Jan 2, 2018
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Seger talks to Andy Greene about his recent health scare, his new album and more

1 min
Dec 29, 2017
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Join Spotify's Xavier Jernigan for Season 2 of Showstopper, a podcast that talks to the talent behind TV and film’s greatest hits.

37 min
Dec 26, 2017
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Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, the Moody Blues' Justin Hayward and more talk about their Hall of Fame induction

37 min
Dec 12, 2017
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We explore the hits and shoulda-been hits of a wild year in music

40 min
Dec 4, 2017
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Inside our list of the year's best albums, from hitmakers like Lorde and Kendrick to discoveries like Open Mike Eagle

47 min
Nov 27, 2017
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An intense 2007 conversation with the late singer about drugs, rock n’ roll and his hopes for the future

41 min
Nov 6, 2017
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Biographer Clinton Heylin, gospel singer Regina McCrary and drummer Jim Keltner on Bob Dylan’s most mysterious era

42 min
Oct 30, 2017
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Former New Order bassist Peter Hook breaks down the final days of Joy Division and the birth of New Order

43 min
Oct 23, 2017
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From a drugged-out Amy Winehouse to a rebellious Kurt Cobain, legendary photographers recall shooting Rolling Stone's most famous images

40 min
Oct 16, 2017
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We break down the hottest show on Broadway – and dive deep into Springsteen's acoustic history

44 min
Oct 10, 2017
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The late star speaks in unheard interview recordings – and biographer Warren Zanes explains his legacy

42 min
Oct 3, 2017
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Before Lou Reed changed rock history, he had to invent himself.

42 min
Sep 25, 2017
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Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos join host Brian Hiatt to break down Rob's ranked list of every single Taylor Swift song

40 min
Sep 18, 2017
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2017's leading supergroup explains how Rage Against the Machine merged with Public Enemy and Cypress Hill

37 min
Sep 11, 2017
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Inside the complex life and brilliant music of the co-mastermind of one of rock's greatest and most singular bands

43 min
Sep 5, 2017
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In a deep, hilarious career-spanning conversation, Cooper talks about breaking up his original band, touring with Johnny Depp, his friendship with Glen Campbell, and much more – plus, he reviews the new Taylor Swift single.

49 min
Aug 28, 2017
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The singer shares 69 years worth of rock n' roll wisdom – plus his thoughts on a Van Hagar reunion

34 min
Aug 21, 2017
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The National's Matt Berninger breaks down the band's new album, Sleep Well Beast, and ponders whether he's making "music for grown-ups"

39 min
Aug 14, 2017
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Did the 2000s NYC rock scene change the world, or fizzle out? Or both? Lizzy Goodman, author of new oral history Meet Me in the Bathroom, joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss.

42 min
Aug 7, 2017
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Gallagher talks about his new solo LP, the possible future of Oasis and more

45 min
Jul 31, 2017
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Hybrid Theory producer Don Gilmore and Machine Gun Kelly pay tribute to the late singer

39 min
Jul 24, 2017
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Iggy goes deep on the making of his most recent album and the mysteries of his musical future

37 min
Jul 17, 2017
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Semisonic's Dan Wilson explains how to write hits for Adele, Taylor and the Dixie Chicks

39 min
Jul 10, 2017
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How Thom Yorke and his bandmates channeled millennial angst, a haunted castle and the agonies of touring into the final masterpiece of the alt-rock era

34 min
Jul 3, 2017
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Former Van Halen manager Noel Monk tells all about his wild ride with the band in their prime

31 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Revisiting the heart of the uprising.

57 min
Jun 27, 2017
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"It's my story and no one else's."

26 min
Jun 27, 2017
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In this bonus episode of Showstopper, Hallie Cantor talks with Pretty Little Liars showrunner, executive producer, and writer Marlene King and music supervisor Chris Mollere about their work on the millennial hit.

39 min
Jun 26, 2017
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Judas Priest's Rob Halford helps us discuss Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest metal albums ever

40 min
Jun 22, 2017
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In this episode of "Showstopper" Naomi Zeichner talks with co-creator and producer, Alan Yang and music supervisor, Zach Cowie about their work on the Emmy Award winning series, Master of None.

52 min
Jun 20, 2017
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"I wanted someone who was going to tell me the truth."

40 min
Jun 19, 2017
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From Kendrick Lamar to Father John Misty to Lorde, we break down this year's must-listen albums

55 min
Jun 13, 2017
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"I make music that sounds like the inside of my brain."

41 min
Jun 12, 2017
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Dan Auerbach breaks down his wildly different new album, Waiting On A Song. Plus, Rolling Stone's Mark Binelli remembers his time with Gregg Allman

37 min
Jun 8, 2017
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In this episode of "Showstopper", Naomi Zeichner talks with music supervisor, Jen Malone, alongside music consultant and writer, Fam Rothstein about their work on FX's Atlanta.

39 min
Jun 6, 2017
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"When I was little, I called actors and actresses 'magic people.'"

36 min
Jun 5, 2017
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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, David Crosby, the Monkees' Micky Dolenz and Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen join us to go deep on the album that changed the world

34 min
May 31, 2017
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From his LSD experiments to his days as Bruce Springsteen's roommate to the origins of his Sopranos career and his great new solo album, Soulfire, Little Steven gets real in a live-in-the-studio chat

50 min
May 30, 2017
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"Everyone's tapping back into their childhood fantasies and obsessions."

57 min
May 23, 2017
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"If you trust yourself, the window will open."

42 min
May 22, 2017
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We remember the late Chris Cornell, and play audio from his revealing Rolling Stone interviews with Kory Grow and Andy Greene.

28 min
May 18, 2017
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Let America Vote's founder on fighting voter suppression: "Rather than be polite about it, I'm just going to be real."

26 min
May 18, 2017
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In this episode of "Showstopper" Naomi Zeichner talks with composer Nathan Barr, music supervisor P.J. Bloom, and co-music supervsior Amanda Krieg Thomas about The Americans.

53 min
May 16, 2017
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“I don’t think you have to deny your essential self, but maybe you have to bring it fully to the game.”

39 min
May 15, 2017
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Rob Sheffield, author of the new book Dreaming the Beatles, explains why the Fab Four will be relevant forever

53 min
May 10, 2017
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In December 1970, Rolling Stone founder and publisher Jann Wenner sat down with John Lennon for what became one of the most legendary rock interviews ever, with Lennon's brutally honest thoughts on the Beatles' breakup and much more.

43 min
May 9, 2017
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"Every job I've ever had has been either making trouble or making change."

40 min
May 2, 2017
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Fyre Festival! Glass bricks! Molly's brother! Season Finale!

46 min
May 2, 2017
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"The more someone brings me into their world—like deep, deep into their world—the more I feel like there's room to bring my world with me, too."

43 min
May 1, 2017
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Sheryl Crow guides us through the winding road of her career, and explains why she thinks grunge killed rock n' roll

42 min
Apr 28, 2017
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Welcome back to “The Stakes.” In honor of MTV's Earth Week coverage, we're revisiting our episode recorded at Standing Rock, North Dakota, last year, and updating you on the indigenous environmental movement.

26 min
Apr 27, 2017
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In this episode of "Showstopper" Naomi Zeichner talks with music supervisor Thomas Golubić about the Emmy Award winning series Breaking Bad.

37 min
Apr 25, 2017
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MTV News' Ira Madison III (@ira) joins Alex, Molly, and Andrew Ti to talk Riverdale and horror comics.

39 min
Apr 25, 2017
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"When I was little, I threw myself against the screen and got kicked out of a movie theater. It was Fantasia. I wanted to get inside the movie. I didn't understand."