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Popcast

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.

Tracks

Remembering Stephen Sondheim, Musical Theater Visionary 39:53 12/07/2021
Adele Returns, From Beyond Space and Time 46:29 11/30/2021
The Emotional and Financial Business of Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well’ 36:52 11/17/2021
Remembering the Velvet Underground Through the Mirror of Film 39:35 11/16/2021
How the Mosh Pit and ‘Raging’ Came to Hip-Hop 41:30 11/09/2021
Popcast Mailbag! Halsey, Nicki, TikTok and, of Course, Taylor 75:18 11/03/2021
glaive and Hyperpop’s Breakthrough Moment 48:12 10/19/2021
The Music Lost to Coronavirus, Part 3 56:57 10/12/2021
The Reporters Who Covered R. Kelly on His Trial and Conviction 44:56 10/05/2021
Bringing Aaliyah Into the Streaming Era 58:18 09/28/2021
Kacey Musgraves, Country Music Chameleon 55:08 09/21/2021
Is Drake Tired of Drake? 60:54 09/14/2021
Miss the Old Kanye? Try the New Kanye. 61:12 09/07/2021
Lorde Steals Her Sunshine Back 54:51 08/30/2021
The Style of Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ Era 47:45 08/24/2021
The Lox, Triumphant at Verzuz 56:53 08/16/2021
Billie Eilish’s New Pop Perspective 58:16 08/09/2021
Lil Nas X in the Pop Stratosphere 39:12 07/23/2021
When Pop Music Trolls Grow Up 50:01 07/19/2021
The (Not So?) Tentative Return of Live Music 30:34 07/12/2021
Britney Spears Takes On Her Conservatorship 48:40 07/01/2021
In the Weeds of ‘In the Heights’ 52:10 06/18/2021
Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour’ Breakthrough 56:51 06/04/2021
J. Cole, Triumphant (at His Own Pace) 60:25 05/29/2021
The Beatific Re-emergence of Beverly Glenn-Copeland 47:04 05/14/2021
Where Is Country Music Making Room for Women? 52:10 05/09/2021
The Sing-Rap Generation Branches Out 51:54 04/26/2021
When a TikTok Influencer Dances, Who Gets Credit? 39:57 04/16/2021
The Telling of DMX’s Life Story 58:04 04/11/2021
Taylor, Billie, Demi, Blackpink: The Pop Star Documentary Boom 59:30 04/02/2021