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Rolling Stone Music Now

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Rank #28 in Music category

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Music Interviews
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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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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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GarageBand Democratized

By jonny4rd - Nov 13 2019
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Interesting look at the history of home and professional recording by through the lens’s of GarageBand. Would be interested to hear a similar discussion of the Line 6 Pod. Also a good drinking game episode with the term “Democratized” making several appearances.

Pretentious

By $&6899 - Nov 05 2019
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Lot of interesting info. But these guys are pretentious. They know everything. Constantly interrupt their guests basically telling their guest they are wrong and these a holes know everything. If there wasn’t so much interesting info I would give no stars. ANNOYING

iTunes Ratings

399 Ratings
Average Ratings
214
89
42
17
37

GarageBand Democratized

By jonny4rd - Nov 13 2019
Read more
Interesting look at the history of home and professional recording by through the lens’s of GarageBand. Would be interested to hear a similar discussion of the Line 6 Pod. Also a good drinking game episode with the term “Democratized” making several appearances.

Pretentious

By $&6899 - Nov 05 2019
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Lot of interesting info. But these guys are pretentious. They know everything. Constantly interrupt their guests basically telling their guest they are wrong and these a holes know everything. If there wasn’t so much interesting info I would give no stars. ANNOYING

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Rolling Stone Music Now

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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.

Billie Joe Armstrong Breaks Down Green Day's Politically-Charged New Album

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e Green Day frontman reveals how his impromptu march in a New York Black Lives Matter protest inspired him to write the title track to Revolution Radio, why he thinks that group's 2012's trilogy was a misguided project, how two cancer diagnoses shook the band's world and why he's psyched to get back on the road after the longest break of his career. 

Aug 23 2016

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A Conversation with Fleetwood Mac

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Where did Lindsey Buckingham go? As they prep for a new tour, the members of Fleetwood Mac (including new additions Mike Campbell and Neil Finn) explain it all to Andy Greene

May 01 2018

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Tom Petty: His Life and Music

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The late star speaks in unheard interview recordings – plus, Mike Campbell recalls the early days of the Heartbreakers and biographer Warren Zanes joins host Brian Hiatt and Andy Greene to recall his time with Petty

Oct 10 2017

44mins

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Steely Dan's Donald Fagen: The Rolling Stone Interview

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In his first major interview since Walter Becker's death, Fagen talks about their decades-long partnership, Becker's final years and much more with host Brian Hiatt

Dec 19 2017

45mins

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The Long Life and Slow Death of "Classic Rock"

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What exactly is "classic rock"? And are we in its last days? Steven Hyden, author of "Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock," weighs in on the legends of the Doors, Led Zeppelin and more with host Brian Hiatt

May 08 2018

39mins

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Billy Idol on the Birth of Punk Rock and His Life in Music

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From hanging with the Sex Pistols at their first gigs to his own roller-coaster career, Billy Idol tells all to host Brian Hiatt

Oct 22 2019

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on their new album, their future and much more

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An in-depth conversation with the Rolling Stones about returning to the blues, the state of rock, their renewed partnership and more.

Nov 21 2016

45mins

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Bruce Springsteen on Youth, Manhood and his Touring Future

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Greetings from Colt’s Neck, New Jersey! In this exclusive audio from his Rolling Stone interview with Brian Hiatt, Bruce Springsteen goes deep into his childhood, masculinity, his creative process and why does those four hour shows.

Oct 11 2016

40mins

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Classic Albums We Trashed

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In this episode, we swallow our pride and take a hard look at underwhelming – and sometimes downright mean –Rolling Stone reviews of albums that are now acknowledged classic, from Led Zeppelin I to Weezer's "Pinkerton." Also: new music from Beck, and publicity stunts gone wrong.

Jun 13 2016

39mins

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John Lennon: Hear Jann Wenner's Legendary 1970 Interview

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In December 1970, Rolling Stone founder and publisher Jann Wenner sat down with John Lennon in New York City as the ex-Beatle prepared to release his solo debut. It became one of the most legendary rock interviews ever, thanks to Lennon's brutally honest thoughts on the Beatles' then-recent breakup and much, much more. This is part one of the audio, presented in celebration of Rolling Stone's 50th anniversary.

May 10 2017

56mins

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The Wildest Van Halen Stories Ever Told

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From throwing guacamole at Steve Perry to dissing Michael Anthony, former Van Halen manager Noel Monk (author of the new tell-all Runnin' With the Devil) tells host Brian Hiatt about some of the band's most outrageous (alleged) behavior 

Jul 03 2017

37mins

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The Life and Music of Paul Simon

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From battles with Art Garfunkel to the Graceland controversies, Paul Simon's biographer, Robert Hilburn, takes host Brian Hiatt inside the surprisingly dramatic artistic journey of a great American singer/songwriter

Jul 02 2018

45mins

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Pete Townshend on the Past and Future of the Who

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Andy Greene sits down with Pete Townshend in his London home to discuss the Who's orchestral tour, surprise new album, why they can't play 'Tommy' anymore and many other topics

Jan 22 2019

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Tom Petty on his 2017 tour and his future

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As he preps for a 2017 tour with the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty chats with senior writer Andy Greene about what still drives him, his plans for an expanded version of Wildflowers and much more 

Jan 02 2017

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21 Pilots’ Surprising Lift-Off: At Home with 2016’s Biggest Band

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How did two guys who grew up in strict evangelical households become the biggest breakout pop success of 2016? Rolling Stone's Andy Greene got the full story from frontman Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dunn in their hometown of Columbus, Ohio. Plus: New music from Francis and the Lights, the singer/songwriter/producer who has inspired everyone from Drake to Bon Iver.

Sep 12 2016

34mins

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Paul Isn’t Dead: Rock’s Greatest Urban Legends

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From “Paul is Dead” to the harrowing supposed story behind Phil Collin’s “In the Air Tonight” to Jay-Z joining the Illuminati, wild rumors about rock stars have been around as long as there have been fans to repeat them. We take apart the biggest doozies, and look at how the Internet age has both helped debunk and spread many of rock’s greatest urban myths. Plus: new music from Father John Misty and Chance the Rapper pal Noname

Aug 15 2016

25mins

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Is Rock Dead? An Intense Debate

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Rob Sheffield, Brittany Spanos, Andy Greene and Steven Hyden join host Brian Hiatt for an-in-depth debate: Is the heart of rock and roll still beating?

Feb 13 2017

47mins

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The Making of Bob Dylan's 'Blonde on Blonde'

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How Dylan went to Nashville to make one of the greatest albums ever – Daryl Sanders, author of a new book on the album, and guitarist Wayne Moss join host Brian Hiatt

Oct 30 2018

35mins

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Cameron Crowe on Glenn Frey of the Eagles; Beyoncé; Is the Gold Record Dead?

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"Almost Famous" director Crowe remembers his friend Glenn Frey, whom he met as a teenage correspondent covering the Eagles for Rolling Stone in the 1970s. Also: Does every gold record have an asterisk now? Inside the new rule changes which some insiders say are cheapening the music sales award. Plus: Beyoncé's "Formation"; New York rockers Sunflower Bean, a.k.a. "the coolest band in the world"; and new music from Chairlift.

Feb 16 2016

42mins

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The Edge on U2's Joshua Tree Tour

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The Edge tells senior writer Andy Greene how the current political climate led U2 back to the Joshua Tree, how the shows will work and what U2's future looks like

Jan 23 2017

48mins

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Billie Eilish, Van Halen, and Musical Generation Gaps

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Billie Eilish doesn't know Van Halen – which is totally fine. Andy Greene, Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield join host Brian Hiatt to talk about two acts who couldn't be more different, and yet somehow surprisingly similar

Dec 11 2019

39mins

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Rediscovering Janis Joplin

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Holly George-Warren, author of Janis: Her Life and Music, joins host Brian Hiatt to offer fresh perspective on a rock legend

Nov 27 2019

40mins

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The Secret History of the Black Crowes

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Former Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman, author of a new memoir, tells host Brian Hiatt the harrowing, occasionally hilarious story of his former band's self-destructive tendencies

Nov 19 2019

44mins

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Exploring the Rage Against the Machine and My Chemical Romance Reunions

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Brittany Spanos and Andy Greene join host Brian Hiatt to discuss the just-announced reunions of Rage Against the Machine, My Chemical Romance and the Black Crowes

Nov 12 2019

37mins

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Kanye West's Road to 'Jesus is King'

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Brendan Klinkenberg joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss 'Jesus is King' how Kanye West's musical path headed towards gospel

Nov 06 2019

34mins

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The Making of Bruce Springsteen's 'Western Stars' Movie

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Longtime Springsteen collaborator Thom Zimny, who co-directed 'Western Stars,' joins host Brian Hiatt to go behind the scenes of the acclaimed documentary 

Oct 29 2019

31mins

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Billy Idol on the Birth of Punk Rock and His Life in Music

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From hanging with the Sex Pistols at their first gigs to his own roller-coaster career, Billy Idol tells all to host Brian Hiatt

Oct 22 2019

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A Conversation with the Pixies

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The Pixies (Black Francis, Paz Lenchantin, David Lovering, Joey Santiago) sit down with Andy Greene to discuss their new album Beneath the Eyrie and their whole career

Oct 16 2019

35mins

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A Conversation with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy

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Jeff Tweedy joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss the making of Wilco's new album, 'Ode to Joy,' and much more

Oct 09 2019

34mins

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The Life and Music of the Cars' Ric Ocasek

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 The quirky musical path of the Cars frontman, with host Brian Hiatt and David Browne. Plus: Remembering Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter

Oct 02 2019

33mins

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Taylor Swift's "Lover": The Ultimate Album Breakdown

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In the wake of Rolling Stone's cover story, host Brian Hiatt, Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield go track by track on Swift's new album

Sep 25 2019

37mins

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The Life and Music of Linda Ronstadt

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Longtime manager Peter Asher joins host Brian Hiatt explains how Ronstadt became a '70s superstar; David Browne and Angie Martoccio tell the rest of her story 

Sep 17 2019

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An Intimate Look at Harry Styles' Life and Music

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Rob Sheffield, author of Rolling Stone's Harry Styles cover story, joins Brittany Spanos and host Brian Hiatt to give an up-close look at one of the most singular stars in modern music

Sep 10 2019

37mins

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How Spoon Made Their Greatest Hits

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Spoon's Britt Daniel, Jim Eno and Alex Fischel tell the story of the band and the making of songs on their new best-of compilation

Aug 27 2019

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How Migos, Lil Baby and Atlanta Hip-Hop Conquered the World

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With their new compilation album out, Quality Control co-founders Coach K and Pee tell the story of their Atlanta label's underdog triumph, from Migos to Lil Baby to Lil Yachty and beyond

Aug 21 2019

33mins

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Woodstock at 50: The Untold Stories

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Country Joe McDonald and Santana's Michael Carabello join Andy Zax – producer of a comprehensive new box set – and host Brian Hiatt to look back at the original Woodstock

Aug 13 2019

37mins

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The Secret Origin of Sublime

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Founding bassist Eric Wilson digs into his early days with Bradley Nowell; plus, Rome Ramirez explains how he helped revive the band

Aug 06 2019

29mins

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Was There Anything Good About Woodstock '99?

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From Limp Bizkit and Korn to Bush and the Chemical Brothers, Rob Sheffield and host Brian Hiatt look back at their messy experiences at a disastrous festival

Jul 30 2019

40mins

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The Best Hip-Hop Songs and Albums of 2019 (So Far)

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Charles Holmes and Brendan Klinkenberg join host Brian Hiatt to discuss the moments defining 2019 hip-hop, from DaBaby and Megan Thee Stallion to J. Cole and Lil Nas X

Jul 23 2019

38mins

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The Best Songs of 1999

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Rob Sheffield joins Brittany Spanos and host Brian Hiatt to dip into his list of the 99 best songs of 1999, from Mandy Moore and ODB to the Chemical Brothers and Fiona Apple 

Jul 16 2019

38mins

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