The FADER Uncovered

The FADER Uncovered

The FADER Uncovered is a series of in-depth conversations with the world’s most impactful musicians, from genre-defining stars to avant-garde pioneers hosted by seven time Grammy Award winner, Oscar Award winner, legendary record producer and DJ, Mark Ronson. Each episode is rooted in these musicians’ iconic FADER cover stories, an institution that, over the past two decades, has told artists’ stories like no other. It’s a chance to talk about the past, present, and future of music and artistry, reflecting on the breakthroughs, creative struggles, and evolutions that can take place under the spotlight. Join Mark Ronson for a new episode every week. First episode with Questlove premieres May 10, 2021.

Episodes

July 16, 2021 24 min
The first season of The FADER Uncovered with Mark Ronson is wrapped, so this week we’re introducing our listeners to another podcast we think you’ll love, hosted by our very first guest. Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent, and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons — and this week they’ve invited Mark on to talk about his life and career. Listen as Quest and Team Supreme...
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With the first season of the FADER Uncovered wrapped, host Mark Ronson is on the other side of the desk this week, opening up to the legendary Rick Rubin on the Broken Record podcast about his life, inspiration, and craft. Mark tells Rick about the day he met Amy Winehouse, how and when he fell in love with DJing, what it was like growing up with Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones as his stepfather, and how isolation from the studio du...
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July 5, 2021 65 min
On the ninth episode of The FADER Uncovered, host Mark Ronson is joined by Damon Albarn, a true musical polymath and the creative force behind both Blur and Gorillaz. Together they revisit Albarn’s 2007 FADER cover story, written around the release of a new album from one of Albarn’s many musical projects; The Good, The Bad & The Queen. They also talk about Albarn’s new opera, his musical education in Africa, the way funding fo...
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June 28, 2021 76 min
On the eighth episode of The FADER Uncovered, host Mark Ronson is joined by the one-of-a-kind superstar Santigold. Ronson and Santi, friends for over two decades, talk about her genre-spanning 2008 debut album and its unforgettable singles “Creator” and "L.E.S. Artistes." Santi goes back in time to discuss her first band, the punk group Stiffed, and her days as a regular performer at CBGBs as well as her transition into bec...
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June 21, 2021 60 min
On the seventh episode of The FADER Uncovered, host Mark Ronson is joined by the legendary Erykah Badu. Ronson and Badu delve into her unique and pioneering career, diving deep on her iconic albums Baduizm and Mama's Gun plus her recollections of recording at New York’s Electric Lady Studios. Mark and Erykah also share memories of the night they DJ'd together as well as discussing the perils of getting drunk before a show. ...
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June 14, 2021 55 min
On the sixth episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is reunited with HAIM to continue the conversation they began in Part One. Mark, Este, and Alana pick up where they left off, discussing the secrets to a good party, a shared love of The Eagles, early work on the band’s next album, and a long lost Ghostbusters theme cover Haim and Mark once recorded together alongside an ill-fated Howard Stern collaboration. Lear...
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June 7, 2021 53 min
On the fifth episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by Tame Imapala’s Kevin Parker to look back at his band’s 2012 FADER cover story and his journey from creating psych rock alone at home to becoming festival headlining rock star. Kevin tells Mark about celebrating 10 years of the band’s debut album Innerspeaker, the key to writing a great song, and his memory of playing Coachella with Tyler, The Creator...
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May 31, 2021 59 min
On the fourth episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by Este and Alana from HAIM to reminisce about their 2013 FADER cover story and to look back over their early days as a band. The sisters fill Mark in on the tough period in their personal lives that led to their Grammy-nominated 2020 album Women In Music Pt.III and how the global pandemic put a stop to their planned tour of delis to promote the record...
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May 24, 2021 61 min
On the third episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by Talking Heads icon David Byrne to reminisce about his 2009 FADER cover story and his inspiring and unique musical career. David tells Mark about his numerous classic albums, both as a solo artist and as part of Talking Heads, collaborating with Brian Eno, what he wanted to achieve with his must-read book How Music Works, and the journey from arthouse...
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May 17, 2021 62 min
On the second episode of The FADER Uncovered podcast, host Mark Ronson is joined by sugar trap pioneer Rico Nasty to look back at her 2018 FADER cover story and her life in the spotlight since. Rico tells Mark about the highs and lows of her life on tour, merging rap and rock in new ways, and how she learned to trust herself as she rose to global fame. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 10, 2021 83 min
On the first episode of The FADER Uncovered, host Mark Ronson speaks with Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, drummer of The Legendary Roots Crew. Quest takes Mark back to 2002, when The Roots appeared on the cover of The FADER just before the release of their fifth album, Phrenology. They discuss the incredible creative energy in Philadelphia around the turn of the millennium and the absurd concentration of talent around Electric Lady Stu...
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April 30, 2021 2 min
The FADER Uncovered is a series of in-depth conversations with the world’s most impactful musicians, from genre-defining stars to avant-garde pioneers hosted by seven time Grammy Award winner, Oscar Award winner, legendary record producer and DJ, Mark Ronson. Each episode is rooted in these musicians’ iconic FADER cover stories, an institution that, over the past two decades, has told artists’ stories like no other. It’s a chance t...
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