Listed below are 7 music podcasts we’re listening to proper now

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Nowadays it feels like every man and his dog started a podcast. We’re cutting the fat down and watching 7 music podcasts we just can’t get enough of.

This particular album is very, very important to me

Every music fan has an album that is something special to them than any other album. Perhaps your love when it is fueled by nostalgia – the extraterrestrial connection you have with the record that traces your formative years. Panic! At The Disco, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out is probably not my favorite album, but you’ll never feel anything as intense as you did when you were seventeen.

Hosts Joel Spence and Deborah Tarica enlist the help of special guests to deal with a specific album that means a hell of a lot to them. Highlights include Al Yankovic speaking about Devo’s freedom of choice and comedian Demi Adejuyigbe on the glorious heartbreak of Radioheads In Rainbows.

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Song Exploder

At this point, we assume everyone has heard the monolith, the song is Exploder. If you haven’t, consider this your final push. In these bite-sized episodes, musicians unpack every tiny detail of their song. It’s magical stuff that completely enriches the listening experience. Highlights include Lorde unpacking ‘Sober’ and Trent Reznor dipping into Nine Inch Nails ‘Hurt’.

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Questlove Supreme

Questlove may have carved out his legacy as a drummer for The Roots, but before cutting his teeth as a musician he was a really excellent music journalist. Questlove’s podcast is excellent, funny, intelligent, well researched, and an absolute must for all music nerds. The interviews are varied and cover all genres, from Jack White to Solange.

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Henry and Heidi

In which Henry Rollins from Black Flag and his longtime manager Heidi May chew the fat on all rock’n’roll things. There are few episodes in the series so you will get through it quickly – but the anecdotes the couple brings up bring all of our gossipy rock sensibilities to life.

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Turned out a punk

Damian Abraham is an all-rounder, he worked out his legacy from the hardcore heretics Fucked Up and worked as a moderator for Vice. It’s no surprise he’s more than capable of producing a top notch podcast.

It turned out that a punk is an ode to the time-honored genre. In each episode, Abraham delves into the rich history of punk and his relationship with his guests. There are over 300 episodes starring such as Milo Aukerman, Anthony Bourdain, Johnny Marr, Jack Black and Conor Oberst.

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No effects

One for those who spend their time browsing the r / indieheads subreddit. No Effects is hosted by half of the electronic duo Tanlines. Cohen started No Effects after reaching a threshold of interview questions that felt “straight out of the press release.” Each episode offers open, personal conversations with musicians such as Ezra Koenig, Animal Collective, Parfümgenie, Albert Hammond Jr., Laura Marling. As for music interview podcasts, this is the crème de la crème.

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Dissect

A serialized podcast that delves deep into a single, significant album per season, with each episode taken from a single song. Host Cole Cuchna provides a thorough and thoughtful analysis of a number of records that determine the era, including To Pimp A Butterfly, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, and My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

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