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Top 100 Music Podcasts

My favourite podcasts on music and sound.

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lucianokohan

Created January 03, 2021

Updated August 13, 2023

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  1. A lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.
  2. Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and m
  3. Every episode takes a classic pop song from the past 50 years and dissects its creative process - telling the story of how it was written, produced and recorded and playing demos, outtakes and individual elements from the multitrack recording.
  4. Music: it's good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.
  5. Ongoing History of New Music looks at things from the alt-rock universe to hip hop, from artist profiles to various thematic explorations. It is Canada’s most well known music documentary hosted by the legendary Alan Cross. Whatever the episode
  6. 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 writ
  7. 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 son
  8. Every Thursday, Andrew and Evan Gregory (of The Gregory Brothers) are joined by a special guest to revisit, review, and revise a song of their choice, and then offer an improved "punched-up" version.
  9. Decomposed breaks down the stories that have shaped classical music, from secrets and scandals to acts of sheer genius. Hear these stories accompanied by the symphonies, operas and other masterpieces they inspired. Hosted by Jade Simmons, a cla
  10. Mark Kermode conducts a very personal tour of the last 60 years of pop music in cinema
  11. A podcast all about the making and meaning of popular music. Musicologist Nate Sloan & songwriter Charlie Harding pull back the curtain on how pop hits work magic on our ears & our culture. From Vulture and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
  12. Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
  13. Growin' Up Rock podcast is a weekly memory trip into the hard rock and heavy metal music you loved in your youth as well as the rock 'n' roll that is creating the soundtrack to your life today. Your host, Steven Michael, along with co-host Sonn
  14. Andrew Hickey presents a history of rock music from 1938 to 1999, looking at five hundred songs that shaped the genre.
  15. Coverville presents the best in cover songs every week, showcasing independent artists and labels, with ASCAP, BMI and SESAC licensing.
  16. Beatles vs. Stones. Biggie vs. Tupac. Kanye vs. Taylor. Who do you choose? And what does that say about you? Actually, what do these endlessly argued-about pop music rivalries say about us? Music opinions bring out passionate debate in people,
  17. Discover the world with music. Join local experts for a sonic journey around the globe.
  18. Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
  19. Inside the biggest stories in music, hosted by Rolling Stone senior writer Brian Hiatt. Featuring interviews with top artists, expert insight on new releases and breaking news from the Rolling Stone staff, and much more.
  20. The best source on our cultural identity is not the official, historical record — ask any anthropologist, it’s the town dump. Ephemera — those things that were just barely saved, and in some cases not saved at all — emanate with secrets we can
  21. A time machine through the origins of metal music, its connection to darkness and decadence, the lifestyle of many of its followers and how its upped the ante on the phrase "sex, drugs and rock n’ roll." It might be the colossal doom of Black S
  22. A tongue-firmly-in-cheek podcast where Dave Fensome and Krister Greer, two lifelong music fans, go back and listen to every UK number one album from the 90s in chronological order to see if the decade's music holds up to scrutiny.
  23. This is a podcast that was created to discuss the humongous tree of music known as Rock and Roll. There are thousands of branches. There is so much information out there with even more to be learned. Together, we are going to have fun talking a
  24. Since launching in 2000, All Songs Considered has been NPR's flagship program for music discovery, artist interviews and conversations with friends and fellow music lovers about the really big questions, like what was the best decade for music,
  25. This podcast examines a soundtrack and how it relates to a film.
  26. Decibel Geek is a weekly podcast that features discussion of all things Hard Rock & Heavy Metal from the 1960's through today. The show is hosted by Chris Czynszak & AAron Camaro, lifelong fans of the genre.Each week, Chris & AAron discuss ne
  27. Join Dan Bull and Will Warren as each episode they take a brilliant pop album and go through it track by track, discussing the acts, the songwriting and production, iconic music videos and artwork, and their memories of the release.Let us kno
  28. We love music. You love music. Let's talk about it. From current events, crazy show stories, what we're currently listening to, and anything else that is on our minds—there may even be a special guest on to answer all of your burning questions.
  29. A podcast about "punk" songs. By Sam Sutherland and Josiah Hughes.
  30. Can you make it all the way to the top in Radio 2's mid-morning music quiz with Vernon Kay?
  31. Total Destruction in Cargo Shorts
  32. 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
  33. About A Girl is a scripted narrative anthology series about women whose stories have long been eclipsed by the legends of their famous partners. Bowie, Elvis, 2Pac, Prince, Miles, Biggie. Each of these icons created some of the most celebrated
  34. “Modest people, playing gorgeous music, speaking articulately about areas they love. Fabulously calming” – one listener’s description of this multi-award-winning podcast in which Matthew Bannister goes walking with top folk musicians in the lan
  35. Record Club is a live storytelling podcast that celebrates seminal albums and explores how these albums affect our lives. Hosted by musician Louise Burns, each episode features storytellers telling a true, personal story about how a particular
  36. Join the Unflopped team for a fortnightly dose of pop-music banter and chart trivia. Two pop know-it-alls and one bona fide musical genius dig deep into pop music history to bring forgotten treasures glistening into the sunlight where they dese
  37. Rock 'n' roll all night ... and party once a week! Hosted by Pat Francis, Rock Solid is the comedy/music podcast that brings you music “both new and classic," plus lots of laughs and musical guests. Joining the fun are Producer Kyle Dodson and
  38. MTV’s Behind the Music is back! The groundbreaking music documentary series returns with the best of the vault, updated and remastered for audio. Each episode profiles one of music’s most influential icons from 50 Cent to AC/DC, Courtney Love t
  39. KCRW’s acclaimed music documentary podcast, Lost Notes, is back for its fourth season! Co-hosts Novena Carmel (KCRW) and Michael Barnes (KCRW / KPFK / Artform Radio) guide you through eight wildly different and deeply human stories, each set ag
  40. Hip-hop emerged from the voices of the unheard. But freedom doesn't ring the same for everyone. Inside all corners of the culture, Black women and queer folk have dealt with the same oppression the music was built to escape. Season 2 of Louder
  41. No Dogs In Space is a music history podcast featuring Marcus Parks and Carolina Hidalgo of the Last Podcast Network. Season 1 - PunkSeason 2 - Alternative
  42. Disgraceland is the award-winning music podcast hosted by Jake Brennan that explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, the Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, David Bowie, Cardi B, the G
  43. 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
  44. Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and many more musical icons all died at the age of 27. Scandalous, tortured, dramatic, and incredibly talented, these artists torched a wild path to their early graves and shifted and shaped our culture
  45. 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 li
  46. The podcast dedicated to exploring the untold story behind producer George Martin's revolutionary collaboration with The Beatles.
  47. One Sweet Dream provides a fresh take on the music, people, and narrative of the Beatles. This is the Beatles, through a new lens. The podcast includes 5 major series: (1) The Breakup Series: Revisiting the roots and causes of the Beatles' Brea
  48. There’s nothing better than a breakthrough – when all the hard work pays off and gold is struck. In season three of The Jump, acclaimed musician Shirley Manson and world-renowned artists take stock of those moments while examining the songs tha
  49. Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone, whether you are just getting interested in classical music for the first time, or if you've been listening to it and loving it all your life. Interviews with great artists, in depth looks
  50. A podcast to unite people who love and hate musicals