It’s time to Let It Roll.

Welcome to the Let It Roll Substack, your go-to place for hearing about the history of popular music. Hosted by Nate Wilcox, Let It Roll features a variety of podcast episodes covering eras of music around the globe from the 19th century onwards.

Anything “music” is fair game.

From the complicated history and musical influence of American minstrel shows to the commercial revival of EDM during the 2010s, the Let It Roll shows cover countless artists, genres, and significant historical events and trends that define the state of music as it exists today.

370+ episodes. 10+ series. One podcast.

Let It Roll boasts a library of miniseries dedicated to shedding light on unique musical eras (‘80s Roll), landmark musicians (3 Kings of American Pop), the historical progression of genres (We Dig Hip-Hop Evolution), and more. If you enjoy music of any kind, you’re bound to find the music history series that’s right for you on Let It Roll.

Featuring music experts and avid enthusiasts alike.

Let It Roll episodes always feature in-depth conversations with music journalists, industry figures, authors, and passionate fans like yourself. Hear about firsthand experiences with music legends and era-defining events from music enthusiasts whose perspectives contribute further to our understanding of popular music.

Stay in the loop and don’t miss out.

We’re experiencing music history in the making, and that’s why new Let It Roll episodes are posted twice a week. Now that we’re on Substack, you’ll want to stay up-to-date by subscribing to the Let It Roll Podcast for access to episode transcriptions and more; music fans of any and every kind would hate to miss out on this!

Let It Roll is a proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

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"Let it Roll" is a podcast about the history of popular music from the 19th Century to the 21st. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.