The latest episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, our first-ever podcast, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or check it out below.
In this episode, Almost Famous director and longtime RS contributor Cameron Crowe joins the Rolling Stone Music Now team to remember his late friend Glenn Frey, whom he met as a teenage correspondent covering the Eagles for Rolling Stone in the 1970s.
Keep listening for a look at a developing music industry news story: Does every gold record have an asterisk now? Rolling Stone‘s editors go inside the new streaming rule changes that some insiders say are cheapening the music sales award.
As always, you’ll also get an exclusive peek at the hottest music that’s getting played in the RS office lately. Beyoncé’s “Formation” is at the top of our playlist, and we’ll explain why. We’ll also turn you on to new tunes from New York rockers Sunflower Bean, a.k.a. “the coolest band in the world,” and new music from Chairlift.
Rolling Stone Music Now, hosted by Executive Editor Nathan Brackett, is a weekly podcast that features interviews with marquee artists, a look inside the week’s hottest music news, a sampling of what’s playing in the Rolling Stone office and much more. Brackett is joined each week by a rotating panel of Rolling Stone’s writers and editors.
Subscribe now on iTunes and tune in next Monday for another episode.