Brendan Banaszak

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Recent Pieces from Brendan Banaszak

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743: Buried Treasures & Apollo Masters Fire, 2/21/2020 (:00)
From: Sound Opinions

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 hear! Plus, we learn how a ...
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742: Ask the Critics, 2/14/2020 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot answer listener questions in a segment called Ask the Critics! They’ll give responses on subjects like musical taste, ...
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741: King Crimson and R.I.P. to Andy Gill of Gang of Four, 2/7/2020 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

King Crimson is a legendary progressive rock band that has evolved through the decades in innovative, and sometimes surprising ways. This week, Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis ...
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740: Best Acting By Musicians in Film, 1/31/2020 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Over the years, several notable musicians have tried their hand at acting in movies, whether it’s playing a character or playing themselves. While the results are mixed, ...
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Making Beyoncé (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is a media mogul. A philanthropist. A feminist hero. But before the Grammys, the platinum records and Destiny’s Child, there was just a shy girl ...
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739: Mary Wilson of the Supremes, 1/24/2020 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Motown Records helped create the soundtrack for a generation. And no group at that famous label was more iconic than The Supremes, both for their sound, and for their ...
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738: The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds, Neil Peart & Beach Slang, 1/17/2020 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys elevated pop music to new artistic heights with the band's 1966 masterpiece Pet Sounds. With its ingenious orchestrations and earnest lyrics, ...
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737: Buried Treasures & Joan Shelley, 1/10/2020 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

A new year calls for new tunes. Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are back with a new batch of Buried Treasures. They're always on the lookout for great new music beyond the FM dial ...
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736: Songs About Pot, Rock Doctors & Angie McMahon, 1/3/2020 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

As of January 1, 2020, Illinois joins several states in legalizing recreational marijuana. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot acknowledge the numerous songs about weed and ...
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735: Albums of the Decade and Greg's 2019 Mixtape, 12/27/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot close out 2019 and the 2010s by sharing some of their best albums of the decade. Then, Greg will share his annual mixtape and the ...