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Hosted by Jon Caramanica, Popcast is a music podcast from The New York Times that tackles a range of topics that loosely fit under the umbrella of “popular music.” Reflecting Caramanica's background in hip-hop, the show often leans in a rap-focused direction (shout out the Lil Uzi Vert episode), but you'll also find discussions about A Star Is BornAshlee Simpson, and modern jazz. Regularly featuring guests from the rest of the NYT’s writing staff, as well as outside experts on specific topics, Popcast is the place to go for informed opinions on the biggest storylines in music. —Eric Skelton