Chris Molanphy is a feature writer and critic who writes widely about music and the pop charts. Follow him on Twitter.
July 13 2017 1:13 PMWhat Makes a Song a Smash Hit?The Culture Gabfest chats with the host of Hit Parade, a new podcast about our favorite pop songs.Stephen Metcalf, Chris Molanphy, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner
July 8 2015 1:09 PMThe “Very First Concert I Ever Attended” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, and Chris discuss their musical firsts, Bob Dylan, and more.Chris Molanphy, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner
Nov. 5 2015 1:06 PMThe “Primitively Motivating Music” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts on what music makes them sweat.Stephen Metcalf, Chris Molanphy, and Dana Stevens
Oct. 30 2014 6:03 PMListen to Our October Music RoundupYour autumn playlist to put on repeat, exclusively for Slate Plus members.Boer Deng, Courtney Duckworth, Jack Hamilton, Aisha Harris, Dan Kois, Dee Lockett, Chris Molanphy, and Forrest Wickman