Switched on Pop
Beyoncé's Gift To Africa (with Ivie Ani)
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Beyoncé's Gift To Africa (with Ivie Ani)
Published: 06 August 2019
Duration: 00:39:40
LCD Soundsystem and the Unbearable Sameness of Restaurant Playlists
Published: 30 July 2019
Duration: 00:36:59
The $50M Beat Marketplace That Broke the Billboard
Published: 23 July 2019
Duration: 00:30:21
Shawn Mendes and the Rhythm of Rhyme
Published: 16 July 2019
Duration: 00:35:00
Space, The Final Frontier: Madonna, Stephen Puth and Street Studios
Published: 09 July 2019
Duration: 00:59:50
What BTS's "Boy With Love" ft. Halsey Can Teach Us About K-pop
Published: 02 July 2019
Duration: 00:41:02
"Prince Ali" and Why We're All Music Theorists
Published: 25 June 2019
Duration: 00:30:22
Jamestown and the Quest to Build a Utopia in America (with Avery Trufelman)
Published: 23 June 2019
Duration: 00:23:38
Why Does Every Intro Sound Like It's Underwater? (Live)
Published: 18 June 2019
Duration: 00:27:49
The Man Behind the Rocketman with Giles Martin
Published: 11 June 2019
Duration: 00:53:18
The Greatest Pop Stories Never Told (with Jessica Hopper)
Published: 04 June 2019
Duration: 00:43:00
Should You Care About Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber?
Published: 28 May 2019
Duration: 00:53:39
The Smooth Sound of NPR Morning News
Published: 21 May 2019
Duration: 00:41:34
Is There An Indie Rock Conspiracy? (Featuring Joywave)
Published: 15 May 2019
Duration: 00:31:12
Lizzo And The End of Genre (with Sam Harris of X Ambassadors)
Published: 07 May 2019
Duration: 00:51:12
Taylor Swift Causes a PANIC!
Published: 30 April 2019
Duration: 00:41:31
Sounds Like Teen Spirit (with Elle Fanning)
Published: 23 April 2019
Duration: 00:56:08
Lil Nas X: Country at the Crossroads
Published: 16 April 2019
Duration: 00:42:35
Billie Eilish is a Different Kind of Pop Star (ft. FINNEAS)
Published: 09 April 2019
Duration: 00:46:58
BONUS: Bhi Bhiman's 'Peace of Mind' Episode 1
Published: 08 April 2019
Duration: 00:29:22
Bhi Bhiman Puts the Music Before the Message
Published: 02 April 2019
Duration: 00:47:02
Comeback Kids: The Jonas Brothers are Back
Published: 25 March 2019
Duration: 00:34:23
Lost & Found: The Drama of Pop Form with Emily King
Published: 19 March 2019
Duration: 00:30:49
How Streaming Changed the Sound of Pop
Published: 12 March 2019
Duration: 00:36:11
Top 40 Activism with Justin Tranter
Published: 05 March 2019
Duration: 00:47:18
What Makes An Award Winning Song?
Published: 20 February 2019
Duration: 00:41:52
What Makes a Song Sexy?
Published: 05 February 2019
Duration: 00:34:40
The Deep History of '7 Rings'
Published: 29 January 2019
Duration: 00:39:12
Do You Believe in Life After Autotune?
Published: 23 January 2019
Duration: 00:48:59
Slay Bells, All Year Long
Published: 26 December 2018
Duration: 00:40:28
Look What You Made Us Do
Published: 11 December 2018
Duration: 00:57:34
Entering Beard Phase with Mike Posner
Published: 27 November 2018
Duration: 00:53:08
How Dirty Projectors Make You Feel Energy (with David Longstreth)
Published: 13 November 2018
Duration: 00:55:18
Stairway To Hell: Greta Van Fleet’s Scorching Album Review That Went Viral
Published: 30 October 2018
Duration: 00:59:01
Charli XCX and Troye Sivan Love the 90s
Published: 16 October 2018
Duration: 00:37:46
Sicko Rap and Drunk Country
Published: 03 October 2018
Duration: 00:36:09
The Side Effects of Pop Music with Emily Warren
Published: 18 September 2018
Duration: 00:45:21
Drake vs Drake
Published: 06 September 2018
Duration: 00:43:16
Summer Heat of the 2000s: Beyoncé and Black Eyed Peas (Pt. II)
Published: 23 August 2018
Duration: 00:27:49
Summer Heat of the 2000s: Nelly + Katy Perry (Pt. 1)
Published: 09 August 2018
Duration: 00:25:21
Why is 90s Pop so Bizarre?
Published: 27 July 2018
Duration: 00:49:20
The Resistance is Dancing in the Streets
Published: 12 July 2018
Duration: 00:30:42
Switched on Summer: Getting Around with the Beach Boys
Published: 28 June 2018
Duration: 00:30:20
The Pure Pop of Charlie Puth + Carly Rae (ft Hanif Abdurraqib)
Published: 14 June 2018
Duration: 00:46:48
Afrofuturism in Kali Uchis & Clipping (with Daveed Diggs, William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes)
Published: 31 May 2018
Duration: 00:49:18
Finding Equanimity In 'No Tears Left To Cry'
Published: 17 May 2018
Duration: 00:38:18
Can AI 'Algorhythms' Write Pop Songs? (With Taryn Southern)
Published: 03 May 2018
Duration: 00:54:39
Listening Differently to Lorde | with MARIAN HILL
Published: 19 April 2018
Duration: 00:45:08
Kacey Musgraves Gives Us Butterflies
Published: 05 April 2018
Duration: 00:28:44
Gucci Gang and the Neural Substrate of Subjective Time Dilation
Published: 22 March 2018
Duration: 00:27:29
How to 'Make Me Feel' with Lizzo
Published: 08 March 2018
Duration: 00:51:34
808s & Havana Heartbreak
Published: 22 February 2018
Duration: 00:57:07
My My My! Troye Sivan + Queer Pop (w Gina Delvac, Darryl Bullock)
Published: 08 February 2018
Duration: 00:58:41
90s Nostalgia in Bruno Mars and Charlie Puth
Published: 25 January 2018
Duration: 00:35:14
Justin Timberlake's Identity Crisis
Published: 11 January 2018
Duration: 00:37:19
Dua Lipa's Minor Mantra (w Emily Bootle)
Published: 28 December 2017
Duration: 00:17:59
All I Want for Xmas is a Year in Review Episode
Published: 14 December 2017
Duration: 00:41:21
Björk's Emotional Landscapes
Published: 30 November 2017
Duration: 00:38:53
Taylor Constructs A Darker Reputation
Published: 16 November 2017
Duration: 00:38:33
Unlikely Mashups: Taylor + Cardi B | Clean Bandit + Berlioz
Published: 02 November 2017
Duration: 00:46:49
Kendrick Lamar's HUMBLE deconstructed w. guest Amber Mark
Published: 19 October 2017
Duration: 00:31:37
Demi Lovato is Not Sorry
Published: 06 October 2017
Duration: 00:37:24
How to 'Feels' the Groove
Published: 22 September 2017
Duration: 00:32:42
Anthems of Resilience - Kesha and Imagine Dragons [LIVE]
Published: 07 September 2017
Duration: 00:43:05
The Many Worlds of "Despacito"
Published: 10 August 2017
Duration: 00:31:05
Selena Gomez: Bad Liar, Psycho Songwriter
Published: 13 July 2017
Duration: 00:43:35
Breaking Down Alanis Morissette (and our own Preconceptions) with guest Andrea Warner
Published: 29 June 2017
Duration: 00:32:27
Morgan Page Reveals the Rule of 3 in Julia Michaels and Maroon 5
Published: 16 June 2017
Duration: 00:45:43
DJ Khaled - I'm The One... six... four... five
Published: 01 June 2017
Duration: 00:37:37
Musical Architecture in Charlie Puth + HAIM
Published: 18 May 2017
Duration: 00:41:13
The End Of Pop Music As We Know It: Fall Out Boy & Charli XCX
Published: 04 May 2017
Duration: 00:48:11
Harry Styles, Eschatology and Teen Girl Fandom
Published: 20 April 2017
Duration: 00:44:26
What's to Love About Ed Sheeran? (guest Ross Golan)
Published: 06 April 2017
Duration: 00:42:11
Zedd + Alessia Cara - Stay (w special guest Grey)
Published: 23 March 2017
Duration: 00:45:12
Chained to the Green Light: Katy Perry + Lorde
Published: 10 March 2017
Duration: 00:40:07
Oscar Week!: La La Land ft. Genevieve Koski
Published: 24 February 2017
Duration: 00:52:17
Zayn, Taylor Swift & The Grammys
Published: 09 February 2017
Duration: 00:32:47
The Puzzle of Ariana Grande's "Into You" (with K. Flay)
Published: 27 January 2017
Duration: 00:49:16
Seduced by the Sound: The Weeknd + Daft Punk
Published: 12 January 2017
Duration: 00:24:47
Dreaming Of A White Christmas
Published: 16 December 2016
Duration: 00:41:06
How to Listen to Music in 4 Easy Steps
Published: 01 December 2016
Duration: 00:48:02
Playing it Cool: How Tove Lo Aims High
Published: 17 November 2016
Duration: 00:30:22
Made In America: Toby Keith & Jay-Z
Published: 03 November 2016
Duration: 00:47:41
Good Artists Borrow, Great Artists Steal
Published: 20 October 2016
Duration: 00:44:00
The Most Popular Song In The World
Published: 06 October 2016
Duration: 00:39:13
Lady Gaga Is A Perfect Illusion
Published: 22 September 2016
Duration: 01:02:19
How Beyoncé to The Beatles Modulate Your Emotions
Published: 09 September 2016
Duration: 00:36:47
Pop Drops and Chipmunk Soul
Published: 25 August 2016
Duration: 00:40:18
The Gideon and Hubcap Show
Published: 15 August 2016
Duration: 00:25:45
Breaking Down The House
Published: 01 August 2016
Duration: 00:39:14
Around The World With Drake
Published: 14 July 2016
Duration: 00:42:26
When Good Music Happens To Bad People
Published: 30 June 2016
Duration: 00:38:06
Justin Timberlake Goes Medieval
Published: 16 June 2016
Duration: 00:34:47
All About Those Baseline Assumptions About Femini$m in Pop
Published: 06 June 2016
Duration: 00:34:32
Jonas vs. Jonas: Or How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love a Boy Band
Published: 19 May 2016
Duration: 00:36:11
Purple Lemonade: Prince & Beyoncé
Published: 05 May 2016
Duration: 00:45:06
Pablo And The Wolves
Published: 22 April 2016
Duration: 00:38:34
The Populist Pop of Twenty One Pilots
Published: 06 April 2016
Duration: 00:33:15
American Oxygen
Published: 23 March 2016
Duration: 00:25:55
Say Hey
Published: 10 March 2016
Duration: 00:45:48
Now I Sia, Now I Don't
Published: 26 February 2016
Duration: 00:39:12
B Side: Singing With Mama Jan
Published: 18 February 2016
Duration: 00:05:40
Call Your Girlfriend
Published: 12 February 2016
Duration: 00:39:33
Click With Dick And Other Campaign Anthems
Published: 29 January 2016
Duration: 01:01:43
The Life Changing Magic of Music in 2015
Published: 17 January 2016
Duration: 00:32:45
Linus & Lucy
Published: 17 December 2015
Duration: 00:33:30
Same Here
Published: 02 December 2015
Duration: 00:32:35
Searching for Max Martin
Published: 19 November 2015
Duration: 00:44:19
Hotline Hello: Drake and Adele
Published: 04 November 2015
Duration: 00:34:54
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head
Published: 22 October 2015
Duration: 00:37:37
Justin Bieber’s Existential Suite
Published: 07 October 2015
Duration: 00:32:57
The Weeknd: Dance of Deception
Published: 23 September 2015
Duration: 00:26:40
Let’s Talk About Sax
Published: 09 September 2015
Duration: 00:37:05
Kacey Musgraves: Transgressing Country
Published: 14 August 2015
Duration: 00:27:02
Song of Summer: LIVE!
Published: 30 July 2015
Duration: 00:30:41
The Dual Meaning of Fetty Wap’s Trap Queen
Published: 15 July 2015
Duration: 00:22:25
One Direction: Our Modern Day Castrati
Published: 29 May 2015
Duration: 00:24:31
The Final Dropout
Published: 15 May 2015
Duration: 00:08:48
Hidden Sounds in FourFiveSeconds
Published: 06 May 2015
Duration: 00:21:56
Carly Rae Jepsen – I Really Like You
Published: 15 April 2015
Duration: 00:22:56
Hozier’s Waffling of Faith in Take Me To Church
Published: 02 April 2015
Duration: 00:19:13
Taylor Swift’s Beethovian Blank Space
Published: 26 March 2015
Duration: 00:17:16
A Cappella Dreams
Published: 16 March 2015
Duration: 00:48:14
Radio Africa
Published: 19 February 2015
Duration: 00:30:52
Star Spangled
Published: 28 January 2015
Duration: 00:28:48
Mark Ronson: Funk Politics
Published: 15 January 2015
Duration: 00:34:23
The Imperative Jingle Bells
Published: 20 December 2014
Duration: 00:31:39
To Be Young
Published: 11 December 2014
Duration: 00:32:24
Boom Bang Pow
Published: 14 November 2014
Duration: 00:29:55
The Oeuvre of Taylor Swift
Published: 28 October 2014
Duration: 00:40:53
Heartbreak
Published: 28 October 2014
Duration: 00:27:04
Why You Should Get Switched On Pop
Published: 27 October 2014
Duration: 00:02:23