December 22, 2017

Four podcasts you should be listening to if you’re in the music or radio game

Charts & New Music Editor

As podcasting popularity soars in Australia, more and more people are choosing the platform as their go-to for news, general information and entertainment.

The music and radio industries have been blessed with a number of illuminating shows, ranging from all-out music criticism to industry conversation and debate, serving to educate people in and around the scene. 

Hence, TMN has compiled four of the most compelling music and radio-related podcasts to keep your ears busy over the coming weeks.

Rolling Stone Music Now



Featuring interviews with the most prominent music names, writers and editors at the iconic Rolling Stone publication take you inside the biggest stories in the world of music both past and present, as well as providing expert analysis on breaking news and current issues.

Some highlights include Alice Cooper speaking about breaking up his original band, Iggy Pop on the mysteries of his musical future, and why Sheryl Crow believes grunge killed rock n roll, plus much more.

Listen to Rolling Stone Music Now here


Game Changers: Radio



Hosted by Australian radio veteran Craig Bruce, Game Changers: Radio has now hit its fourth season kicking off last week with former #1 Melbourne breakfast host Tom Gleisner.

With past guests including Mick Molloy, Andy Lee, Ash London and Chrissie Swan, this podcast unearths (and retells) real and uncensored stories from some of the best in the business.

Listen to Game Changers: Radio here  


Chart Beat by Billboard



A podcast created by America’s leading charts provider Billboard, Chart Beat employs in-depth discussion and analysis to better understand the numerous factors that go into making songs and albums Billboard chart hits.

Billboard’s Co-Director of Charts Gary Trust hosts the show with regular contributions from other members of the Billboard charts department.   

Listen to Chart Beat here


The Motive Unknown Podcast



A music and tech podcast, host Darren Hemmings takes a closer look at all the latest developments across the music industry. Hemmings opens up the floor for listeners to have their voice, answering questions in relation to anything music and marketing.

Topics range from Spotify, YouTube and social media, all the way to mental health and wellbeing in the music industry.

Listen to The Motive Unknown Podcast here