Sound Opinions

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Sound Opinions is a weekly music talk radio show and podcast out of Chicago. Hosted by two long-time music critics, the show’s objective is to entertain and educate music fans through discussions about different genres, all-time great albums and new music.


In addition to conversations about music history, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot interview artists and industry professionals as well as recommend recent under-the-radar music they call “Buried Treasures.”


Sound Opinions is produced by WBEZ Chicago and distributed nationally by PRX, the Public Radio Exchange.


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These are custom promos and fundraiser audio voiced by Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot. To submit a request: http://tinyurl.com/SO-promo-request

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Weekly episodes of Sound Opinions.

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These generic promos can air anytime throughout the week or year and highlight different elements of Sound Opinions.

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Special fundraising episodes and segments for stations

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One-hour specials from the weekly public radio program hosted by Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot. These are available free to all stations with current PRX memberships, even if they aren't signed up to get the show weekly. Learn how to get the show weekly at prx.org/soundopinions.

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These are 30 second promos for weekly episodes of Sound Opinions.


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This week Sound Opinions welcomes prolific singer, songwriter, and producer Raphael Saadiq. Perhaps most widely known as a member of the 1990s R&B ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2020
  • Length: :00
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Spring is here, and it's time to get caught up with some of the new releases of the season. From comeback kids to buzzworthy new artists, Jim DeRog...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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In light of the global pandemic, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are encouraging listeners to practice social distancing. They'll be sharing a fre...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot dissect the Krautrock genre and its influential bands like Kraftwerk, Can, and Faust.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 39:28
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30 second generic promo for Sound Opinions, produced Spring of 2020.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: :30
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It's time again for hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot to share their latest buried treasures: recently released, under-the-radar albums you need to ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Almost 50 years ago, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell released what became her signature album, Blue. The record is full of complex lyrics, gorgeous...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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After their third album went double-platinum, Atlanta hip-hop duo OutKast let their creativity run wild on 2000's Stankonia. Hosts Jim DeRogatis an...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Outside of their natural habitats, you'll find animals all over music. From hound dogs to blackbirds, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some o...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Let's "Rock Around the Clock" like Bill Haley told us to! 2020 is another leap year, Daylight Savings is around the corner and this week, Jim DeRog...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2020
  • Length: 59:00