Jacob Ganz appears in the following:
Friday, December 15, 2023
NPR's Juana Summers speaks with music critic Ann Powers about NPR's interactive "Best Songs of 2023" online tool.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
The NPR Music supervising senior editor shares his favorite albums and songs of 2022.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
The third album from the Canadian noise pop purveyors feels like a conversation between clarity and cacophony, creating an exhilarating tension.
Saturday, June 11, 2022
NPR Music staffers convene to offer up the Kate Bush tracks we think deserve a powerful, paradigm-shifting sync in a television show or movie.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
At least 1 million people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19. NPR's Songs of Remembrance project shares some of their stories and the music they loved.
Saturday, April 09, 2022
Wet Leg, the year's breakout indie rock band, just released a debut album full of loopy, addictive songs that are as fun to talk about as they are to listen to.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
Watch Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker perform four songs with a full band.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
A surprising number of 2019's biggest hits, memes and musical breakthroughs have something in common: You could hear them before this year started.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
You can't boil down an entire year of listening to one computer-generated playlist. So we made you 23.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Updates from the 61st annual Grammys, which handed awards to a wide range of artists. Kacey Musgraves and Childish Gambino, who took home top prizes, each won multiple awards, but nobody dominated.
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Tiny pleasures abound for parents and kids listening together, whether it's The Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie," Phoenix's "Tuttifrutti" or the Ghostbusters theme song.
Friday, June 30, 2017
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to NPR Music Editor Jacob Ganz about the week in music news, including a new album from Jay Z.
Friday, June 16, 2017
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with NPR Music editor Jacob Ganz about the music news of the week, including the buzz around Beyonce's twins, Katy Perry's new album and a 48-year-old songwriting credit for Yoko Ono on John Lennon's, "Imagine."
Friday, May 19, 2017
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to NPR Music Senior Editor Jacob Ganz about death, sexual assault allegations, a failed music festival and the crossover hit at the top of the charts.
Friday, May 12, 2017
FORM Arcosanti — a festival organized by the band Hundred Waters and held for the past four years at an eco-friendly desert town — is the opposite of Fyre Festival in almost every way imaginable.
Monday, April 10, 2017
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with NPR Music Senior Editor Jacob Ganz and NPR's classical music producer, Tom Huizenga, about the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in music, the newest inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and rapper Kanye West going platinum for his latest album.
Friday, March 24, 2017
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with NPR Music editors Jacob Ganz and Andrew Flanagan about the latest in music news — a new album by the late Chuck Berry, the streaming service SoundCloud survives bankruptcy, the curious case of a hoaxster and the latest from Kendrick Lamar.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Music editor Jacob Ganz about the music news of the week, including Pandora's new paid streaming service, Drake's upcoming mixtape and the latest from the SXSW immigration kerfuffle.
Monday, March 06, 2017
Listen to the first 20 tracks of 50 Song Memoir, Stephin Merritt's autobiography in song — one for each year of his life.
Monday, February 13, 2017
The biggest surprise of the 2017 Grammy Awards was Adele's surprise win over Beyonce for album of the year. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to music editor Jacob Ganz about music's big night.