Jacob Ganz appears in the following:
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.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Adele won Album, Song and Record of the year at the 59th Grammy Awards, an event that was by turns awkward and inspired.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
For listeners expecting an airing of dirty laundry, Lambert's new single might feel like a sophisticated sucker punch. Instead of bitterness, "Vice" tells a tale of heartache-fueled self-destruction.
Monday, June 20, 2016
The country singer-songwriter has a rare gift for making any room feel warmly human. Watch Brandy Clark perform three songs from her new album, Big Day In A Small Town.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
See the first lady speak at the SXSW Music festival on a panel about the education of girls and young women, featuring Missy Elliott, Diane Warren and Queen Latifah.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Savages took some heat for being overly severe on Silence Yourself, but for listeners swept up in the fire of the quartet's 2013 debut, that relentless seriousness felt like a cornerstone of the band's raison d'etre. As song after grinding song pummeled rather than implored, the repetition — ...
Friday, January 01, 2016
Adele's new album 25 had record sales in its first week — selling more than 2.4 million copies. We get a check on more pop music news from 2015.
Friday, December 25, 2015
The arrival of a sleighful of new music on the Internet over the Christmas holiday has, over the last few years, come to feel like an annual tradition. Whatever the reason, some of this year's haul, like LCD Soundsystem's sad-sack holiday reunion song, is Christmas-related while some of it, like ...