Best Podcasts about Music

A curated podcast list by PodcastPartnershipPDX
Creation Date October 16th, 2019
Updated Date Updated October 24th, 2019
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List of Best Podcasts about Music
Dolly Parton's America
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In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-episode journey into the Dollyverse. Hosted by Jad Abumrad, creator of Radiolab and More Perfect. Dolly Parton’s America is co-produced by OSM Audio and WNYC Studios.
Striped: The Story Of The White Stripes
Two decades ago, The White Stripes hit the scene in a real way. Jack and Meg White dropped their debut album, blew minds, toured with Pavement, and sowed the seeds of worldwide rock and roll domination — with some bumps along the way. In season one, you'll hear that story from the people who witnessed it firsthand. Hosted by music journalist Sean Cannon, Striped is a production of Third Man Records and Misfire.
Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues
The official podcast of the Hulu Original Series Wu-Tang: An American Saga. Host King Tech talks to show co-creators The RZA, of Wu-Tang fame, and Alex Tse about the real-life events that inspired the show and what went into making it. He also interviews rappers who came to fame or were influenced by the Wu-Tang Clan. New episodes of Wu-Tang: An American Saga are released every Wednesday through October 23rd on Hulu.
Long May They Run
From the team that brought you Root of Evil and Gangster Capitalism, comes a brand-new series, Long May They Run, a groundbreaking music documentary podcast series. Season One focuses on the band Phish. There are great bands and there are great albums. But, there are only a handful of artists who have sold out stadiums for decades, redefined the bond between artist and fans, influenced a way of life, and innovated an entire industry along the way. Hosted by music journalist Dean Budnick, LMTR tells the story of a band, their fans, and the journey that made them one of the most successful touring bands of all time. With over 50 interviews, season one of LMTR will shed light on a band who helped to pioneer an entire industry on many impactful and important levels, doing it their way. Long May They Run is a production of C13Originals, a division of Cadence13.
The Road Taken with CT and Baio
Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson and Chris Baio take an honest look at the life of a touring musician through conversations with their peers, idols, and rivals. The truth lies somewhere between the penthouse suite and a sleeping bag on the floor, between a private jet and a 2004 Honda Odyssey, between a sold-out Madison Square Garden and 10 paid attendees at Rubber Gloves in Denton, Texas. Tune in to find out!
The Tablo Podcast
The Tablo Podcast is hosted by rapper, writer, luminary, dad, and guru Tablo of Epik High. This K-pop Asian dad will have people laughing their butts off with his unique brand of dark humor, tearing up with heartfelt stories, learning valuable life lessons, geeking out over geek-worthy subject matter, and tickling their intellectual curiosity through his deep conversations with amazing, eclectic guests. This podcast is not the podcast we deserve, but the one we definitely need. Connect with us on Instagram and Twitter @thetablopodcast and @thedivestudios for life-changing content.
What Would Jamie Do?
Jamie Park's official podcast. A new podcast where I, Jamie Park, give YOU advice and basically say what I would do in your sticky situation. The show is therefore called “What Would Jamie Do?”. See what I did there? I’m clever. But before we can even start, I need you guys to submit to the e-mail WWJD@THEDIVESTUDIOS.COM, so I can go read your dilemmas, predicaments, problems, crises, hardships, and whatever else out loud on the podcast and give my advice. In the meantime, make sure to follow @thedivestudios on Instagram and Twitter for more content. Talk to ya'll soon!
Hit Parade | Music History and Music Trivia
What makes a song a smash? Talent? Luck? Timing? All that—and more. Chris Molanphy, pop-chart analyst and author of Slate’s “Why Is This Song No. 1?” series, tells tales from a half-century of chart history. Through storytelling, trivia and song snippets, Chris dissects how that song you love—or hate—dominated the airwaves, made its way to the top of the charts and shaped your memories forever.
Beatles City
Welcome to Beatles City, the podcast that brings you the story of the band that shook the world from the place where it all began. Join us on a journey along the sandstone-lined streets of John Lennon’s childhood Woolton, into the Kensington living room-turned-recording studio where the Quarrymen cut their first record and down the steep steps into the Cavern’s cellar nightclub. Listen to memories of The Beatles’ early days told in the voices of the people who were there, from members of the Quarrymen to the band’s school friends, and hear from guests with a unique insight into the band. This podcast is brought to you by the Liverpool Echo. Hosts Ellen Kirwin and Laura Davis, produced by Michael Pearson and Matt Aldus
And The Writer Is...with Ross Golan
Every week, we sit down with an acclaimed and venerable songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. There are millions of singers, thousands of artists, and only 40 top songs per genre at a time... this podcast is about the people who make them. Produced by Joe London & Ross Golan in association with Big Deal Music & Mega House Music. And The Writer Is... ™