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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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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Custom promos for WRIR featuring Sound Opinions hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are on the ground at the annual SXSW conference in Austin, Texas. They’ll share their favorite musical discoveries...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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As Elektra records prepares to celebrate its 65th anniversary, Jim and Greg speak with label founder Jac Holzman about the birth of the modern labe...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot unearth their latest Buried Treasures, revealing their favorite records that have gone otherwise unnoticed by the ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 42:46
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot don their stethoscopes for another installment of Rock Doctors. This time they help a newly divorced patient in ne...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has been the only constant member of the band throughout its entire history. He speaks with hosts Jim DeRogatis and G...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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The Sound Opinions World Tour treks on as we explore the rich musical heritage of Cuba with author and musician Ned Sublette. Then hosts Jim DeRoga...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Killer Mike and El-P of Run the Jewels talk about their unique brand of hip-hop and perform songs from one of the most highly acclaimed rap albums ...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Hush Hush: Secret Love Songs – Sometimes a crush has to stay a secret, even when you’d rather proclaim it loudly in candy heart form. In honor of V...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Last month marked the 45th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' notorious gig at the Altamont Speedway. Author Stanley Booth has been following the b...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:00