Sound Opinions Episodes

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Weekly episodes of Sound Opinions.

Sound Opinions is your one-stop-shop for smart and engaging music criticism and conversation. Each week hosts and nationally respected rock critics Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis talk about pop culture and music industry news, interview artists and bands, review new record releases and highlight their all-time favorite rock and roll. And, because on Sound Opinions, "everyone's a critic," listeners are invited to join in the debate.


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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff is live in the Sound Opinions studio. Plus, guitar great Richard Thompson goes "Electric."

  • Added: Feb 14, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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This Valentine’s Day, Jim and Greg lend the recently-split a helping hand. They list rock 'n’ roll’s best songs to tell your sweetie “I Want You Ba...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Veteran power pop band The dB’s are live in the Sound Opinions studio. Plus a review of the new release from Solange and Greg's Desert Island Jukebox.

  • Added: Jan 31, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone are live in the Sound Opinions studio. The creators of South Park and The Book of Mormon talk comedy, music, and where t...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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No heartfelt crooning or solemn ballads this week – Jim and Greg run down rock n’ roll’s best Satirical Songs.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann is live in the Sound Opinions studio. Later hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review the latest from pop phenon Bruno M...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Jim and Greg dissect the British genre known as “Shoegaze.” Later, they review the new album from Outkast rapper Big Boi.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Jim and Greg share their favorite tracks of the year on their annual mixtapes.

  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Jim and Greg explore the history of the supergroup. Plus, they review the new album from “Girl on Fire,” Alicia Keys.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Our very own Kris Kringle, Andy Cirzan, joins us for a special soul music edition of our Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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The big moment has arrived! Jim and Greg reveal the Best Albums of 2012 and hear some of your nominations.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Divine Fits – the duo of Spoon’s Britt Daniel and Handsome Furs’ Dan Boeckner – is live in the Sound Opinions studio.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Jim and Greg celebrate power pop innovators Big Star. Plus they review King Animal, the new record from grunge godfathers Soundgarden.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot play "Hero Worship" songs that name check some musical greats. Tune in to hear tracks by The Replacements, Van Mor...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • 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: Jan 07, 2015
  • 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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This is an Evergreen episode of Sound Opinions that can air at any time during the year.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:00