Sound Opinions

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Sound Opinions is a national 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 an independent production, 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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605 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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36 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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This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their highly-anticipated “Best Albums” of 2023. Plus, they’ll also hear selections from productio...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their highly-anticipated “Best Albums” of 2023. Plus, they’ll also hear selections from productio...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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It's the most wonderful time of the year: Andy Cirzan has a bag full of fresh festive tunes for everyone to enjoy. The Sound Opinions Holiday Spect...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot do a classic album dissection of John Prine's debut album with author Erin Osmon. They also listen to feedback on ...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot do a classic album dissection of John Prine's debut album with author Erin Osmon. They also listen to feedback on ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with biographer Will Hermes about his recent book on Lou Reed, as well as Lou’s music, persona, le...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review Sly Stone's memoir and revisit an interview with Family Stone members Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson. T...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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With Thanksgiving upon us, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some of their favorite songs about giving thanks. They also hear selections from ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with rapper Vic Mensa, whose sophomore album, Victor, just came out. They discuss his activism and entreprene...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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From his musical innovation to whimsical creativity, Biz Markie altered the future of hip hop forever. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with f...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2023
  • Length: 54:00