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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8 Pieces

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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475 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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28 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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The post-metal quartet Pelican brings its thundering instrumentals to the Sound Opinions studio. Later hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review the ...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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For 45 years The Allman Brothers have survived murder, mayhem, death, and addictions. Jim and Greg speak with Alan Paul, author of "One Way Out: Th...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Back from their trip to SXSW in Austin, TX, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their favorite bands from the annual music conference. Later, th...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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This is an Evergreen episode of Sound Opinions that can air at any time during the year.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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With his classic album "Double Nickels on the Dime" about to turn 30, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot speak with Mike Watt of The Minutemen. Later...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Legendary piano man Allen Toussaint brings a little New Orleans to the Sound Opinions studio. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot also speak with Morg...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk to Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson from Sly & the Family Stone.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Host Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot welcome hip-hop supergroup Deltron 3030. Dan "The Automator" Nakamura, Del the Funky Homosapien and Kid Koala perfo...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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With the Winter Olympics underway in Sochi, the Sound Opinions World Tour touches down in Russia. Music critic Artemy Troitsky guides hosts Jim DeR...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Rockers in Love: Sound Opinions celebrates Valentine’s Day with selections by great musical power couples. Later hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot ...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:00