July 15, 2016


‘Pop Chat’ Podcast: Fitz & The Tantrums Interview & Taylor Swift vs. Calvin Harris

Welcome to the latest episode of Pop Chat, Fuse’s weekly pop music podcast focusing on the coolest events, hottest news, biggest names in music and the newcomers you need to know. Pop fans can check out Fuse editor Jason Lipshutz every Friday on the free Pop Chat podcast, which can be streamed on Fuse.tv or downloaded in iTunes.

This week’s Pop Chat welcomes Fitz & The Tantrums leader Michael Fitzpatrick, who discusses the band’s new self-titled album, attracting new fans in 2016, life on the road and sharpening their aesthetic. Before that, Jason welcomes Fuse editor Jeff Benjamin back on the show to discuss the Taylor Swift vs. Calvin Harris showdown—how was “This Is What You Came For” created, how is Rihanna affected, and what does this mean for our perception of Taylor Swift? There’s also chatter about Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, the Tenors, and much more.

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Listen to last week's episode, featuring an alt-pop roundtable, below: