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Popcast

By The New York Times

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.

  1. 1.
    How TikTok Is Killing the Radio Songwriter1/17/2020
    53:06
  2. 2.
    In 2019, Jazz Reckoned With Old Boundaries, and Marched Past Them1/11/2020
    56:00
  3. 3.
    Were These the Best Albums of the 2010s?12/31/2019
    1:15:53
  4. 4.
    Debating the Best Albums of 201912/20/2019
    57:22
  5. 5.
    Juice WRLD and the Crisis of SoundCloud Rap-Era Fame12/13/2019
    51:54
  6. 6.
    Would Prince Have Wanted His Rough Drafts Made Public?12/8/2019
    52:09
  7. 7.
    Dissecting the 2020 Grammy Nominations11/22/2019
    53:46
  8. 8.
    Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey: Pop Stars (and Their Fans) Clap Back11/20/2019
    1:11:49
  1. 9.
    Can Reality Television Produce a Plausible Rap Star?11/11/2019
    58:48
  2. 10.
    Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King,’ From the Gospel Perspective10/30/2019
    1:06:37
  3. 11.
    The Rise of DaBaby, From Memes to the Mosh Pit10/19/2019
    1:15:53
  4. 12.
    The Highwomen, Miranda Lambert and the Women Invigorating Country Music10/11/2019
    1:04:54
  5. 13.
    Is 100 gecs the End of Pop, or a New Beginning?10/5/2019
    1:07:05
  6. 14.
    A New Flood of English-Spanish Pop Is Here. Is It Opportunism or Progress?9/29/2019
    1:05:55
  7. 15.
    How Does Post Malone Sound Like Everything and Nothing?9/22/2019
    1:00:20
  8. 16.
    Young Thug Gets His Due, But Is It Too Late?9/7/2019
    1:01:23
  9. 17.
    What’s the Point of Album Covers in the Post-Album Era?8/29/2019
    55:37
  10. 18.
    Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ the Beginning or the End of an Era?8/27/2019
    1:16:11
  11. 19.
    A Tribute to David Berman, Who Never Hid His Truth8/16/2019
    1:15:18
  12. 20.
    Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator’s Unlikely Buddy Comedy8/2/2019
    1:10:19
  13. 21.
    How Many Streams Is a T-Shirt Worth? Breaking Down Chart Dilemmas.7/26/2019
    1:00:32
  14. 22.
    The Loudness of João Gilberto, Bossa Nova’s King of Quiet7/19/2019
    55:50
  15. 23.
    How Hootie & the Blowfish Inspired Both Love and Hate7/8/2019
    53:54
  16. 24.
    Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 20197/3/2019
    1:04:48
  17. 25.
    The Unexpectedly Deep Musical Roots of Hootie & the Blowfish 7/1/2019
    57:51
  18. 26.
    Why Are the Movies So Obsessed With Pop Stars?6/21/2019
    1:14:57
  19. 27.
    Can Record Labels Be Trusted to Preserve Music History?6/13/2019
    1:13:33
  20. 28.
    Bob Dylan’s Excellent Adventure6/11/2019
    41:50
  21. 29.
    Megan Thee Stallion and Rap’s Rising Generation of Women5/25/2019
    30:09
  22. 30.
    Are AirPods Worth the Costs?5/20/2019
    1:03:08
  23. 31.
    Vampire Weekend, Indie Rock Heretics Turned Anxious Jam Band5/13/2019
    52:44
  24. 32.
    The Return of Bikini Kill and the Long Tail of Riot Grrrl5/5/2019
    41:49
  25. 33.
    How Gospel and Pop Learn From Each Other4/30/2019
    1:12:03
  26. 34.
    Is Billie Eilish the Future of Pop?4/19/2019
    1:06:53
  27. 35.
    Lil Nas X and the Long History of Country-Rap4/7/2019
    46:58
  28. 36.
    Boy Bands, Now Featuring Grown Men3/29/2019
    1:20:07
  29. 37.
    How a Viral Rap Star Rocketed From Meme to Hit3/21/2019
    55:40
  30. 38.
    Can Michael Jackson’s Legacy Ever Really Be Derailed?3/7/2019
    59:30
  31. 39.
    The Hip-Hop Superstar as Local Newsmaker3/1/2019
    41:01
  32. 40.
    Behind the Ryan Adams Investigation2/18/2019
    41:40
  33. 41.
    The 2019 Grammys Make Up for Last Year, Somewhat2/12/2019
    1:05:43
  34. 42.
    Maggie Rogers and Sharon Van Etten Break Free From Old Expectations2/1/2019
    1:00:04
  35. 43.
    Fyre Festival’s Post-Mortems: We’ve Still Got Questions1/25/2019
    57:38
  36. 44.
    Listening to Pop Music’s Class of 20191/18/2019
    52:38
  37. 45.
    Bad Bunny Is Just Getting Started1/12/2019
    1:11:48
  38. 46.
    The New Battles Over the Direction of Jazz1/4/2019
    1:11:51
  39. 47.
    Your Questions About Pop Music, Answered (or Ruled Unanswerable)12/27/2018
    1:15:30
  40. 48.
    A New Kind of Pop Star Has Arrived12/21/2018
    1:20:49
  41. 49.
    Listening to the Best Songs of 201812/13/2018
    50:02
  42. 50.
    How the Grammy Nominations Really Made Us Feel12/8/2018
    47:11

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