Everyone has to pause and take a break from listening to music sometimes. For the hopeless obsessives among us, here's an alternative: music podcasts. If you can't stop thinking about your favorite songs, albums, and artists, there are plenty of great podcasts that dive into the nerdiest details of any genre. From interview-focused shows to serialized programs that analyze full albums on a song-by-song basis, there are plenty of great options on Spotify, Apple, and other streaming platforms. The only potential problem comes from having to sift through a sea of options to find the hidden gems worth listening to. So we put together a list of the very best music podcasts: