Switched on Pop

Vulture

Switched on Pop

Best Arts & Culture podcast Webby 2020 winner about the making and meaning of popular music. Musicologist Nate Sloan & songwriter Charlie Harding pull back the curtain on how pop hits work magic on our ears & our culture. From Vulture and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

  • The Beatles get back to their roots

    November 30, 2021

    The Beatles get back to their roots

  • Taylor, Adele & Silk Sonic’s broken hearts club (with Brittany Luse)

    November 23, 2021

    Taylor, Adele & Silk Sonic’s broken hearts club (with Brittany Luse)

  • Snotty Nose Rez Kids on hip hop and Indigenous protest

    November 16, 2021

    Snotty Nose Rez Kids on hip hop and Indigenous protest

  • The State of the Pop Union

    November 9, 2021

    The State of the Pop Union

  • Why ABBA songs just hit different

    November 2, 2021

    Why ABBA songs just hit different

  • The Healing Power of Pop with Esperanza Spalding

    October 26, 2021

    The Healing Power of Pop with Esperanza Spalding

  • Janet Jackson's Legacy After 'Control' from It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders

    October 22, 2021

    Janet Jackson's Legacy After 'Control' from It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders

  • James Bond's Spycraft Sound

    October 19, 2021

    James Bond's Spycraft Sound

  • James Blake & The Return of Harmony

    October 12, 2021

    James Blake & The Return of Harmony

  • Sparkle spoke out against R Kelly. It cost her her career.

    October 7, 2021

    Sparkle spoke out against R Kelly. It cost her her career.

  • ICYMI: The Mystery of Montero AKA Lil Nas X (feat. Take A Daytrip)

    September 28, 2021

    ICYMI: The Mystery of Montero AKA Lil Nas X (feat. Take A Daytrip)

  • Deja Vu: Why Olivia Rodrigo keeps giving up songwriting credits

    September 21, 2021

    Deja Vu: Why Olivia Rodrigo keeps giving up songwriting credits

  • CHVRCHES and the sound of 80s horror

    September 14, 2021

    CHVRCHES and the sound of 80s horror

  • From Taylor Swift to Bon Iver, Aaron Dessner Finds Meaning in Musical Community

    September 7, 2021

    From Taylor Swift to Bon Iver, Aaron Dessner Finds Meaning in Musical Community

  • Modern Classics: Carina del Valle Schorske on Cat Power's "Manhattan"

    August 31, 2021

    Modern Classics: Carina del Valle Schorske on Cat Power's "Manhattan"

  • The Joy of Music Festivals

    August 24, 2021

    The Joy of Music Festivals

  • The Beauty and Horror of Insane Clown Posse's Summer Festival

    August 17, 2021

    The Beauty and Horror of Insane Clown Posse's Summer Festival

  • How Coachella took the Woodstock look

    August 10, 2021

    How Coachella took the Woodstock look

  • Modern Classics: Mark Ronson on Ginuwine's "Pony"

    August 3, 2021

    Modern Classics: Mark Ronson on Ginuwine's "Pony"

  • Summer Hits: Jack Antonoff on Bleachers “Stop Making This Hurt”

    July 30, 2021

    Summer Hits: Jack Antonoff on Bleachers “Stop Making This Hurt”

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