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Popcast

The New York Times

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Popcast
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Popcast

The New York Times

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Followers
465
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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.

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Young Thug Gets His Due, But Is It Too Late?

Young Thug is one of the decade's most copied rappers —now he finally has a No. 1 album.

60 MIN1 weeks ago
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Young Thug Gets His Due, But Is It Too Late?

What’s the Point of Album Covers in the Post-Album Era?

Album art has shrunk in the digital era. What's been lost?

55 MIN2 weeks ago
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What’s the Point of Album Covers in the Post-Album Era?

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ the Beginning or the End of an Era?

Breaking down Taylor Swift's new album, "Lover."

76 MIN2 weeks ago
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Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ the Beginning or the End of an Era?

A Tribute to David Berman, Who Never Hid His Truth

Remembering the Silver Jews leader's music and life.

75 MINAUG 16
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A Tribute to David Berman, Who Never Hid His Truth

Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator’s Unlikely Buddy Comedy

Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator shared the wildest interview of the year.

69 MINAUG 3
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Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator’s Unlikely Buddy Comedy

How Many Streams Is a T-Shirt Worth? Breaking Down Chart Dilemmas.

There’s more data about music consumption than ever before. That doesn’t mean we understand who’s the most popular.

60 MINJUL 26
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How Many Streams Is a T-Shirt Worth? Breaking Down Chart Dilemmas.

The Loudness of João Gilberto, Bossa Nova’s King of Quiet

A look back at the Brazilian musician’s innovations as one of the genre’s primary architects.

55 MINJUL 20
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The Loudness of João Gilberto, Bossa Nova’s King of Quiet

How Hootie & the Blowfish Inspired Both Love and Hate

How did Hootie & the Blowfish become so bitterly divisive?

53 MINJUL 8
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How Hootie & the Blowfish Inspired Both Love and Hate

Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 2019

Taylor Swift battles Scooter Braun in a war over master recordings and public opinion.

64 MINJUL 4
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Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 2019

The Unexpectedly Deep Musical Roots of Hootie & the Blowfish

A conversation about the underrated music of Hootie & the Blowfish.

57 MINJUL 1
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The Unexpectedly Deep Musical Roots of Hootie & the Blowfish

Latest Episodes

Young Thug Gets His Due, But Is It Too Late?

Young Thug is one of the decade's most copied rappers —now he finally has a No. 1 album.

60 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Young Thug Gets His Due, But Is It Too Late?

What’s the Point of Album Covers in the Post-Album Era?

Album art has shrunk in the digital era. What's been lost?

55 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
What’s the Point of Album Covers in the Post-Album Era?

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ the Beginning or the End of an Era?

Breaking down Taylor Swift's new album, "Lover."

76 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ the Beginning or the End of an Era?

A Tribute to David Berman, Who Never Hid His Truth

Remembering the Silver Jews leader's music and life.

75 MINAUG 16
Comments
A Tribute to David Berman, Who Never Hid His Truth

Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator’s Unlikely Buddy Comedy

Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator shared the wildest interview of the year.

69 MINAUG 3
Comments
Funkmaster Flex and Tyler, the Creator’s Unlikely Buddy Comedy

How Many Streams Is a T-Shirt Worth? Breaking Down Chart Dilemmas.

There’s more data about music consumption than ever before. That doesn’t mean we understand who’s the most popular.

60 MINJUL 26
Comments
How Many Streams Is a T-Shirt Worth? Breaking Down Chart Dilemmas.

The Loudness of João Gilberto, Bossa Nova’s King of Quiet

A look back at the Brazilian musician’s innovations as one of the genre’s primary architects.

55 MINJUL 20
Comments
The Loudness of João Gilberto, Bossa Nova’s King of Quiet

How Hootie & the Blowfish Inspired Both Love and Hate

How did Hootie & the Blowfish become so bitterly divisive?

53 MINJUL 8
Comments
How Hootie & the Blowfish Inspired Both Love and Hate

Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 2019

Taylor Swift battles Scooter Braun in a war over master recordings and public opinion.

64 MINJUL 4
Comments
Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 2019

The Unexpectedly Deep Musical Roots of Hootie & the Blowfish

A conversation about the underrated music of Hootie & the Blowfish.

57 MINJUL 1
Comments
The Unexpectedly Deep Musical Roots of Hootie & the Blowfish

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