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Vox Media Podcast Network presents

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.

  • 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”

  • Modern Classics: Yola on Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” and the Longevity of Soul

    July 27, 2021

    Modern Classics: Yola on Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” and the Longevity of Soul

  • The Appealing Uneasiness of Listening to L’Rain (Live at JBL)

    July 23, 2021

    The Appealing Uneasiness of Listening to L’Rain (Live at JBL)

  • Summer Hits: City Girls - Twerkulator (with Kyra Gaunt)

    July 20, 2021

    Summer Hits: City Girls - Twerkulator (with Kyra Gaunt)

  • Summer Hits: Lorde - Solar Power (w Hanif Abdurraqib)

    July 16, 2021

    Summer Hits: Lorde - Solar Power (w Hanif Abdurraqib)

  • Summer Hits: Olivia Rodrigo - good 4 u (with Jessica Hopper)

    July 13, 2021

    Summer Hits: Olivia Rodrigo - good 4 u (with Jessica Hopper)

  • Modern Classics: Labrinth's "Sexy MF" (with Sam Sanders)

    July 6, 2021

    Modern Classics: Labrinth's "Sexy MF" (with Sam Sanders)

  • Growing Pains with Lucy Dacus

    July 2, 2021

    Growing Pains with Lucy Dacus

  • Summer Hits: BTS - Butter (with Jenna Andrews)

    June 29, 2021

    Summer Hits: BTS - Butter (with Jenna Andrews)

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