Chris Molanphy
Chris Molanphy

Chris Molanphy is a feature writer and critic who writes widely about music and the pop charts. Follow him on Twitter.

Culture Gabfest
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.
Culture Gabfest
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.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 5 2015 1:06 PMThe “Primitively Motivating Music” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts on what music makes them sweat.
Slate Picks
Oct. 30 2014 6:03 PMListen to Our October Music RoundupYour autumn playlist to put on repeat, exclusively for Slate Plus members.