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. Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at


Title Date published
Hip-Hop’s Elders and Youth Go to Battle (Again) 2017-01-13
Mariah Carey and New Year’s Eve: Is the Fantasy Over? 2017-01-06
10 Songs That Tell the Story of 2016 2016-12-30
The Year in Jazz Music 2016-12-23
Pop Music Trends in 2016 2016-12-16
The Best Albums of 2016 2016-12-09
For Bruno Mars and the Weeknd, the Past as Muse 2016-12-02
Revisiting Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' 2016-11-25
Mourning the Greats: Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell and Mose Allison 2016-11-18
Popcast: Division and Unity in Pop, and Beyond 2016-11-12
Popcast: A Tribe Called Quest Returns 2016-11-05
Popcast: What’s Next for Kesha? 2016-10-29
Popcast: Nu-Dance Rises With Help From Streaming 2016-10-22
Dylancast: Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize! 2016-10-15
Popcast: Tyler Glenn at the Crossroads 2016-10-08
Popcast: Finding the Joy (and Humor) in Bon Iver’s Pain 2016-09-30
Popcast: The Next Teen Star Machine 2016-09-23
Popcast: Fall Preview 2016-09-16
Popcast: The Return of New York Rap 2016-09-10
Popcast: Stardom in the Age of Social Media 2016-09-02

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