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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422 Pieces

Weekly episodes of Sound Opinions.

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4 Pieces

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

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4 Pieces

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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Custom promos requested by WGLT featuring Sound Opinion's hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: :52
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot bid a final farewell to 2013 with Mixtapes featuring their favorite songs of the year. And they take questions fro...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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The Sound Opinions metal-themed holiday continues with a look back to the beginning: The Dawn of Metal. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot also discu...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk to founding members of the pioneering heavy metal band Slayer on the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Show No...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Sound Opinions presents a Christmas special like none other. Holiday music collector and expert Andy Cirzan is back with “Rock 'n' Pop Xmas”—Select...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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In this FREE one-hour program, Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are joined by avid music collector Andy Cirzan for the annual Holida...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KSYM, Harford Community Radio, KRPS, KBYS 88.3 FM and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Music fans and critics love making lists: Top 5 Driving Songs, Top 5 Bass Lines, and so on. But this is the list that really counts: The Best Albu...

Bought by WOUB, KLCC, KPVL, KSRQ, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 27
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Hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis present the Best Albums of 2013, and they hear nominations from guest critics in the listening audience.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot give us the business...the music business, that is. They play the best songs written about the record industry. An...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot pay tribute to the late, great New York rocker, Lou Reed. The Velvet Underground founder and rock pioneer died las...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2013
  • Length: 58:59