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.
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.
A podcast to unite people who love and hate musicals
An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow.A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.
Celebrating the music that special guests cherish and would like to bestow to future generations.
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.
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.)
Podcast from Defected Records
An hour of fresh new tunes from BBC Music Introducing handpicked by Tom Robinson each week in the early hours of Monday morning.
Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.
A podcast about words about music.
Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in popular music criticism, trends and news.
For Music-First Audiophiles
From Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam, and Justin Richmond. The musicians you love talk about their life, inspiration, and craft. Then play. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
Innovative and thought-provoking features that make adventurous use of sound and explore a wide variety of subjects. Made by leading radio producers.
A lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.
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.
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.
A podcast about music, and politics as told by musicians who sing about politics
The story behind greatest music albums.
A weekly music show for the whole family.
WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians
Series about pieces of music with a powerful emotional impact
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 more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support
Joe Pug hosts a monthly conversation with one of today's best songwriters.
This upbeat program focuses on Soca/Calypso music, showcasing artists, interviews, and news from the Caribbean.
CBeebies Radio takes you to a world of sound and music, where you can share imaginative adventures and listen to stories with your favourite CBeebies friends and characters.
Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their leg ...
Calm Pills - Soothing Space Ambient and Piano Music for Relaxing, Peaceful Sleep, Reading or Mindful Meditation
Calm Pills are ad-free soothing atmospheric ambient albums, seamlessly mixed to help with relaxation, meditation, reading or deep sleep. Mostly consisting of instrumental ambient sounds and soft piano music, these mixes will help you completely relax your mind and body.
Hosted by Todd (in the Shadows) Nathanson and Alina Morgan, Song vs. Song pits two similar songs of an era against each other with controversial outcomes.
The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.
We are musicians, composers, engineers, teachers and students alike. The path of a musician can be challenging and uncertain but it can also be enriching and great fun! This is the path we chose and we are here as your resource. Explore theory, history, ear training, technique, special topics and overall musicianship.
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.
An independent radio station from Tel Aviv. For music lovers by music lovers.
Exotica, Polynesian music, Lounge tunes and Tiki Talk
Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.
Hi, my name is Cory Wong. This is my podcast. I'm going to talk to your favorite artists as they discuss their personal tricks of the trade, never-before-heard stories, and the proper response when Sinatra wants to peep your master tapes.
Get the best in independent artist cover songs every week on the Coverville podcast!
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.
The fast, easy & fun way to make music. Join 185K songwriters & producers. Free Book: HackMusicTheory.com/Books
A weekly show that brings you ten new tracks from artists from across the world. We cover every genre conceivable, from abstract techno, mutated dancehall, dark metal to Chinese bin lid music or something else - if it's recorded outside of the major label system, we're up for playing it. You'll find music you love, music you don't understand, and music that'll change your life.
An exploration of music production through informal discussions about technique, philosophy, gear, and creativity. Hosted by Brian Funk, a musician, songwriter, teacher, and Ableton Certified Trainer.
Two friends take turns picking an album to listen to for a week straight. Then they sit down to make fun of it, themselves and each other in their attempt to explain why they hate this album.
Part two of Shaolin Sundays, DJ Cosm brings the beats. Sponsored by the Cold Garden Beverage Company Ltd.
A monumental, ongoing project to release mixtapes for every year of recorded sound, piecing together the entire history of sound from lampblack to shellac then vinyl and onward - part found audio project, part historical documentary, a listening experience that’s as pleasurable as it is educational.
Live performances and conversations in which artists talk about their work, their process, and themselves. Genre-blind but open-eared. Hosted by John Schaefer.
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. Accompanied by Scott Passarella, King of Pianists, Pianist of Kings.
Add some fun to your day with refreshing meditations on topics such as pickles, tickets and teeth. Experts young and old know that even the little things are “more than” - more funny, more meaningful and more connecting. Join Andrew & Polly and explore the absurdity and wonder of everyday life in this lovable and award-winning podcast that’ll be a hit for everyone in your family.
Ringo Starr is one of the most iconic musicians living today. Famed drummer for The Beatles and a prolific songwriter in his own right, at 81, Ringo’s gearing up to release his latest EP, Change The World. Rick Rubin and Ringo recorded this interview on the day it was announced that Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts passed away. On today’s episo…
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Synopsis “Are people still writing concertos for harpsichord?” you ask. Well, today, we have an answer, which is “Yes!” On today’s date in 2002, this new Concerto for Harpsichord and Chamber Orchestra by Philip Glass had its premiere performance at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. Glass was asked to write a new Harpsichord Concerto for the Northwest Chamb…
Mr Tumble’s guest Aunt Polly pops to the farm for some milk. Sing along to Old MacDonald, I’m a Little Teapot and Chick, Chick, Chick, Chick, Chicken. Grandad Tumble has the News!By CBeebies Radio
Ba de yah! Say that you remember! Ba de yah! Dancing in September! Ba de yah! Musical analysiiiis! It's finally time for Strong Songs to take on one of the strongest bands of all, the great Earth, Wind & Fire. In honor of September 21, Kirk does a deep dive on EWF's timeless tribute to the end of summertime - those layered grooves, those funky bass…
Songs include: Sweet Georgia Brown, Brown Gal, Brown Eyes, Why Are You Blue, I Dream of Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair and Brown Bee Boogie. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway, Alberta Hunter, the Mills Brothers, Clifford Brown and Nick Lucas.
This month, Billy Idol released The Roadside, a four song EP made with his longtime guitarist and cowriter, Steve Stevens.By Stephen Kallao
While Todd and Lina are on vacation, check out this unlocked bonus episode! Todd and Lina discuss the trash midnight-movie classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"! Does it hold up fifty years later?
The Norwegian-born, London-based singer Kari Jahnsen records under the name Farao. Her 2015 debut album is called Till It's All Forgotten, and prompted comparisons with Tune-Yards, countrywoman Jenny Hval, and a few other musical outliers. But Farao’s blend of arty pop and unusual arrangements might actually fool listeners into believing they’re he…
In the seventh and final episode of Top Shelf, hear from the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest winner, Neffy: a rising singer-songwriter from Arlington, Va., with a breathtaking, soulful, inimitable voice.By NPR
The talented Canadian composer and songwriter creates an ensemble in their bedroom for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.By NPR
Synopsis When we think of Russian music in Paris, the name Sergei Diaghilev comes first to mind. In the early years of the 20th century, that famous Russian impresario saw to it that not only the new music of Stravinsky was performed in the French capital, but also a historical panorama of earlier Russian works, including Mussorgsky’s opera, “Boris…
It's a return for some popular names on this week's Independent Music Podcast. We got ourselves very excited when we heard of Richard Dawson collaborating with Finnish underground dominators Circle and the first results - appearing on the show - are worthy of the anticipation. We also have the new one from perennial pod favourites GNOD, a track we …
"That-one-song" writer, Allee Willis talks shop from her days as a songwriter for Earth, Wind & Fire and The Rembrandts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comBy iHeartRadio
An hour of tunes from Yard Act, Drang, Harry Edwards, Tia Carys, Lady Bird, The Deep Blue, Roxy Girls, Colour Formation, Chintzy Stetson, The KTNA, Liines, Rafz, Poster Paints, Talk Show, Sofy, Bitmap, Ceitidh Mac and Darcey Flo, handpicked by Tom Robinson from the BBC Introducing Uploader.By BBC Radio 6 Music
Tom Service lifts the lid on the music of the most popular living composer - Arvo Part. Nominated for 11 Grammy awards and revered by Bjork, P.J Harvey, and Radiohead, as well as classical musicians around the world, his seemingly simple and spiritual music is loved by millions. Born in Estonia in 1935 he did military service in the Soviet Army, wo…
To many in the West, the practice of Yoga is largely a secular act seen as part of maintaining a healthy life-style and good posture. Certainly, some are keenly aware of its origins as a spiritual practice from the Indian subcontinent. Indeed, elements on the Christian right have condemned Yoga as a form of worship of the Hindu pantheon. However, i…
Playlist: AZARYAH - IMPRINT ONE VOICE - DDI HOLLA BACK - TOO SWEET COLLEGE BOY JESSE - GOOD ENERGY COLLEGE BOY JESSE - WORRY LESS PREEDY - WINE PON LIVE VIKING DING DONG - FOREVER LYRIKAL - ONE JAM ERPHAAN ALVES - BLESS BODY KERWIN DU BOIS - SOCA LOVE ERPHAAN ALVES - WITH MY HEAD PREEDY - DUTTY WAIST SEKON STA - BADDEST GYAL KUPID AKA Q, TJ DA DEEJ…
Synopsis During his later years, the German composer Johannes Brahms was a frequent visitor to the town of Meiningen, where the Grand Duke had a fine orchestra that gave stellar performances of Brahms’ music. Early in 1891, Brahms heard one member of that orchestra, the clarinetist Richard Mülhfeld, perform chamber works by Mozart and Weber. Brahms…
The pirate radio show distracts Cook (AKA DJ Cooky-Cook) and Line (AKA MC Line-O) from the to-do list Captain Captain has given them. ‘Seaweed Radio’ is Cook and Line’s very own secret pirate radio show. You can listen to their broadcasts from their hidey-hut on the beach. But don’t tell Captain Captain!…
Hour #1 The Boogers - “SMCB Theme Song” Jim Cosgrove - “Car Talk” Josh & Gab - “Nine o’Clock Behind the Jack Rabbit” [I’m Not a Bully] The Little Rockers Band - “Riding on My Bike” [Getting to the Gig] Justin Roberts show ID Justin Roberts - “I’ll Be an Alien” [Recess] Professor Jefferson Band - “Hello” [Hello] The Brian Waite Band - “Off to Atlant…
Mubarak Ho Tum Sabko Haj Ka Mahina by Shabbir Kumar and Tappe by Surinder RattanBy BBC Radio 4
Synopsis The American composer Virgil Thomson was fond of writing what he called “portraits” –musical sketches of people he knew. When asked how he did this, Thomson replied: “I just look at you and I write down what I hear.” One of these works – a portrait in disguise – premiered on today’s date in 1954 at the Venice Festival in Italy. Identified …
When Old Jack discovers Derek the Deep Sea Dastardly Duke’s amazing secret, he promises to keep it to himself… but slippery secrets are hard to hold on to! In this series, Jack tells tall stories from his fishing boat which will spark your child’s imagination and nurture their interest in stories and storytelling. #CBeebiesRadio…
Five audio-makers from around the world take over The Essay to offer a series of Radio 3's innovative Between the Ears features in miniature. Each edition takes an image as its starting point - from a radio producer who finds herself caught in a news image to a painting come to life.Chromophonia explores colour for the ears, through the eyes of two…
Podcast from Defected Records Tommy Genesis – A Woman Is A God [Downtown Records] KVRVBO Feat. Tahir Jones – I Wish You Were Here [Stay True Sounds] Crackazat – What You’re Feeling [Z Records] OFFAIAH – Up All Night [DFTD] J. Worra – Some Ppl Fall (David Penn Remix) [Club Sweat] Riva Starr Feat. Phebe Edwards – Love Divine (Funk Mix) [Defected] Bab…