The Best Music Podcasts to Get You Through Self-Isolation
We know self-quarantining can get tedious, so here's our favourite music podcasts to make it that bit easier.
This true-crime podcast delves into the bad side of musicians. Nothing is off-limits; Jim Morrison and the Zodiac Killer, Cardi B, Brian Jones' strange death and Motley Crue's antics. Narrated by Jake Brennan, his brilliant storytelling skills will leave you wanting more after every episode. Listen to it here.
Named “Best Podcast of 2018” by The New York Times, Dissect takes apart a single album per series. Lyric by lyric, theme by theme, with one song per episode. Previous albums include Frank Ocean's Blonde, DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar, and Tyler, The Creator's Flower Boy. Listen to it here.
Described as "liner notes for the digital age", this podcast sets out to fill the void in life without the notes on the back of an LP. Better yet, master producer Rick Rubin holds the interviews. Previous episodes include interviews with Run The Jewels, David Byrne, Bon Iver, and Andre 3000. Listen to it here.
Hosted by pop music critic Jon Caramanica, this podcast is brought to you by The New York Times and covers the latest in pop music criticism, trends, and news. Previous episodes include "How TikTok killed the songwriter" and "How does Post Malone sound like everything and nothing?" Listen to it here.
The Throwback Podcast
In The Throwback Podcast, two lifelong friends, aka Dan Hanzus and Bob Castrone, visit important albums of their past and take us all along for the ride. Everything is covered, from Jagged Little Pill to The College Dropout to Robbie Williams. Three things we never thought would be in the same sentence. Listen to it here.