Music podcasts have been famous across the world since the early ‘80s. Podcasts, also known as audio blogging contain a set of digital audio files. The podcasts do not only contain music but also have various discussion programs and knowledge sharing programs. In today’s heavy work schedule, it is necessary to always have a break that comes through listening to music. The music podcast has various songs across themes, albums, and artists. Here are some best music podcasts that you should know about.
New York Times Popcastalso called the Popcast, has various genres of music composed by various artists. This podcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, who is an American journalist and also writes various hip hop music in the podcast. Born in New York and achieving a Ph.D. from the University of London, Jon Caramanica has worked as a music editor for the Vibe and also hosts various music categories in the Popcast. Caliphate, a podcast series in the New York Times Popcast had won the Peabody Award in 2018. This award was given based on the Popcast emphasizing the present world situation to the audience and encourage empathy.
The Questlove Supreme podcast is famous for music wherein all the artists host their so-called, musical knowledge across various genres. Hosted by ‘The Roots’ (an American hip hop band), the episodes are released once in a week. The podcast not only includes music but also various other genres such as humor, interviews, and pop culture. This podcast has over 50 episodes and was originated in the year 2017.
It is just not music, but also includes the interaction with various music artists who share their experience in the episodes. DJ Drummer is a member of the Roots and is also a music director for the famous ‘The Tonight Show’. He was awarded the Grammy Award four times for various shows.
The Song Exploder, a famous podcast for music has explained the origination of music across all the artists. The host for this podcast was Hrishikesh Hirway and was originated in the year 2014 belonging to the music genre. Since 2018, Thao Nguyen became the host for this podcast shows which were on a biweekly basis.
The episodes showcase the talent of various music artists and their experience in this field. Some of the notable artists who have taken part in this podcast are; Wilco, Iggy Pop, Metallica, Ghostface Killah, and Spoon. In the year 2015, Song Exploder was placed one among the top 10 Podcasts by Vulture (An American Biweekly Magazine).
Launched in the year 2017, Cocaine & Rhinestones podcast is famous for the history of the country’s music. It was hosted by Tyler Mahan Coe and has over 10 episodes. Coe is a rhythm guitarist and has been a part of various music season shows. As a sole producer, writer and researcher Ceo hosts various shows related to the country’s music. He is the son of David Allen Coe, who is a famous singer and writer having various songs that are famous across various genres.
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