New York Times music critics Jon Pareles, Ben Ratliff, Jon Caramanica and Nate Chinen talk each week about the latest pop music news, the top songs, the best albums, the biggest stars — and the up and coming stars you haven't heard of yet.


  • Popcast: Division and Unity in Pop, and Beyond

    12/11/2016 Duration: 52min
  • Popcast: A Tribe Called Quest Returns

    05/11/2016 Duration: 42min
  • Pocast: What’s Next for Kesha?

    29/10/2016 Duration: 29min
  • Popcast: Nu-Dance Rises With Help From Streaming

    22/10/2016 Duration: 37min
  • Dylancast: Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize!

    15/10/2016 Duration: 26min
  • Popcast: Tyler Glenn at the Crossroads

    08/10/2016 Duration: 23min
  • Popcast: Finding the Joy (and Humor) in Bon Iver’s Pain

    30/09/2016 Duration: 31min
  • Popcast: The Next Teen Star Machine

    23/09/2016 Duration: 35min
  • Popcast: Fall Preview

    16/09/2016 Duration: 30min
  • Popcast: The Return of New York Rap

    10/09/2016 Duration: 57min
  • Popcast: Stardom in the Age of Social Media

    02/09/2016 Duration: 51min
  • Popcast: Frank Ocean Returns

    25/08/2016 Duration: 52min
  • Popcast: Race and Hip-Hop, a Conversation

    19/08/2016 Duration: 37min
  • Popcast: Janet Jackson and the Legacy of ‘Control’

    12/08/2016 Duration: 32min
  • Popcast: A Send-Off for Ben Ratliff

    05/08/2016 Duration: 47min
  • Popcast: Gucci Mane and Atlanta Hip-Hop

    29/07/2016 Duration: 37min
  • Popcast: Dissecting the Legacy of Alan Vega and Suicide

    22/07/2016 Duration: 37min
  • Popcast: The Return of Pop-Punk and Emo

    15/07/2016 Duration: 31min
  • Popcast: J Balvin’s Reggaeton Mission

    08/07/2016 Duration: 20min
  • Popcast: Prince’s Fateful Flight and Judith Hill’s Story

    24/06/2016 Duration: 25min
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