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Inside the songwriting session with Teddy Geiger & Dan Wilson (On Air Fest 2021)

On Switched on Pop we talk to songwriters and artists about how they make great songs. Most songs...

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Silk Sonic\'s Retro Soul (with Tayla Parx)

Anderson Paak and Bruno Mars have joined forces as the duo Silk Sonic, and their first release...

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AJR Conjure Broadway on OK Orchestra

Andrew, Jack and Ryan Met, better known as AJR, started playing gigs on the streets of New York...

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Return of the Funk Guitar: Cory Wong Breaks Down Dua Lipa, Jessie Ware and Nile Rodgers

Cory Wong is a Minneapolis native and Vulfpeck collaborator known for pushing rhythm guitar from...

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What the 63rd Grammys say about the state of pop

The 63rd Grammys was as unprecedented and unusual as last year. Backdropped by the pandemic, the...

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Kimbra reflects on a song we used to know

Ten years ago the Australian artist Gotye asked New Zealand musician Kimbra to feature on his...

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Kaytranada's journey from basement beat-making to the Grammys

Kaytranada has what every producer strives for: an in demand signature sound. His records glide...

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If The World Was Ending We’d Talk to JP Saxe About Songwriting

JP Saxe wrote the song “If the World was Ending” with acclaimed songwriter Julia...

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Adrian Younge's new project sounds like James Baldwin meets Marvin Gaye

Adrian Younge is a producer for entertainment greats ranging from Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar to the...

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The Scandalous Sounds of Bridgerton (w Kris Bowers)

The Netflix series Bridgerton has hooked audiences with its bodice-ripping sex scenes, a...

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How The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” used retro sounds and modern bass to break every record

This Sunday, The Weeknd will perform his distinctly dark brand of pop at the Super Bowl halftime...

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Epik High is our gateway into Korean hip hop (with Tablo)

Epik High are elemental to Korean hip hop. DJ Tukutz, Mithra Jin and Tablo’s underground...

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Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” is a full throttle power ballad

Power ballads used to top the charts regularly, from 80s rock to 90s R&B. But then in the...

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D.O.C. (Death of the Chorus) with Emily Warren

Listen to Top 40 pop over the last decade and you’ll notice something weird is happening....

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ICYMI: The End Of Pop Music As We Know It: Fall Out Boy & Charli XCX

Is it true that all pop music sounds the same today? For the past year the “pop-drop”...

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ICYMI: Do You Believe in Life After Autotune?

Auto-Tune may be the most divisive effect in music. Artists have protested it publicly at the...

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Wham! Op. 84 “Last Christmas” with Chilly Gonzales

Wham’s 1984 contribution to the holiday cannon, “Last Christmas,” has...

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"evermore" of a good thing

Just five months after releasing her Grammy-nominated album “folklore,” Taylor Swift...

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Women's Rap Renaissance

Producer Bridget Armstrong shares her top tracks from women who are running hip-hop in 2020:...

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Red Hot + Blue with Meshell Ndegeocello

In 1990 John Carlin and Leigh Carrol pioneered a new kind of charity album. Together they...

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