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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425 Pieces

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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25 Pieces

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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On the eve of a presidential election, hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis talk with the director of the new documentary, Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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It's that time yet again for hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot to share some new music they're digging that's underneath the mainstream radar. Plus,...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2020
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot count down their favorite albums released in 2020.

  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
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In honor of Halloween, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their favorite songs about the powerful, independent women sometimes known as witches...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with bassist Kathy Valentine of the Go-Go’s about her book All I Ever Wanted: A Rock 'n’ Roll Memo...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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It's fall and the records are dropping like leaves. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review new albums from Disclosure, Lydia Loveless, Flaming Lip...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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For 20 years, Creem Magazine boasted a roster of creative misfits who wrote some of the most exciting, funny and thoughtful music journalism of all...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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In the music world, record stores are important economically, but also as community hubs. Jim and Greg talk with the directors of the documentary "...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot dissect Yes's 1977 masterpiece album Going For the One. They talk about the progressive rock band's his...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Nothing in the world can stop great music from being created. Even now there are songs coasting under the radar, not being enjoyed by enough people...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 54:00