Hit Parade: Rock ’n Soul Edition

Hall and Oates took a decade to find their sound, created their own ’80s genre and made their dreams come true. View Transcript View Transcript Advertisement Listen & Subscribe Choose your preferred player: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Amazon Music Stitcher Overcast TuneIn RSS Feed For questions about subscriptions or your Slate Plus feed, check [...] Read more

The Bridge: Jingle Bells?

Hit Parade’s producer joins Chris Molanphy for a 2021 recap: favorite episodes from Bruce to Brenda, and airing of grievances. Listen & Subscribe Choose your preferred player: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Amazon Music Stitcher Overcast TuneIn RSS Feed For questions about subscriptions or your Slate Plus feed, check our FAQ. Please enable javascript to [...] Read more

Music Club 2021: Emo is back, with a zillennial-tinged vengeance.

In Slate’s annual Music Club, Slate critic Carl Wilson emails about the year in music with fellow critics — featuring New York Times contributor Lindsay Zoladz, freelance writer Briana Younger, NPR music critic Ann Powers, Glitter Up the Dark author Sasha Geffen, Pitchfork contributing editor Jenn Pelly, WXNP Nashville editorial director Jewly Hight, Penguin Books author Julianne [...] Read more

Hit Parade: Chestnut Roasters Edition

A festive retrospective on the artists whose holiday hits outperform the rest of their catalog combined. View Transcript View Transcript Advertisement Listen & Subscribe Choose your preferred player: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Amazon Music Stitcher Overcast TuneIn RSS Feed For questions about subscriptions or your Slate Plus feed, check our FAQ. Please enable javascript [...] Read more

The Bridge: Sexism’s Eternal Flame

Stereogum’s Rachel Brodsky joins Chris Molanphy to talk about how The Bangles and their pop peers survived the ’80s. Listen & Subscribe Choose your preferred player: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Amazon Music Stitcher Overcast TuneIn RSS Feed For questions about subscriptions or your Slate Plus feed, check our FAQ. Please enable javascript to get your [...] Read more