Spotify Next Wave Top Picks + Creator Advice

We're celebrating the standout student podcasters who participated in Spotify Next Wave—and everyone who took part! The care, energy and passion that went into each submission got us hyped for the next generation of podcasters.

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How Bilal Zaidi of “Creator Lab” Lands His Dream Podcast Guests

Zaidi knows what it takes to get the attention of his dream guests.

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How to Make an Essential Esports Podcast

As gaming surges in pop culture, broadcasters are looking at a huge opportunity.

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How Spotify Music Playlists Add Depth to Fiction Podcasts

The creators of true crime-slash-Shakespeare parody Arden discuss how they use songs to help tell their story.

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If My Words Did Glow: Podcasts for the Next Generation of Deadheads

How two enterprising Grateful Dead podcasts found new ways to explore the canon.

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How Duncan Trussell Turned His Podcast Into a Psychedelic Netflix Cartoon

The comedian talks about the challenges of animating his sprawling conversations for The Midnight Gospel.

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How to Use Promo Swaps to Reach New Listeners

Collaboration among series is the untapped secret for audience growth.

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Karina Longworth, Photo by Emily Berl

My Favorite Episode: You Must Remember This

Host Karina Longworth on why her latest season hits close to home.

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How Articles of Interest Provides a Roadmap for Spin-Off Podcasts

Creator Avery Trufelman discusses the inspiration and process behind launching her lauded fashion series out of the hit show 99% Invisible.

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