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Sound Opinions

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Rank #31 in Music category

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Society & Culture
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Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions - the world's only rock and roll talk show.

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Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions - the world's only rock and roll talk show.

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Friday Favorite

By Almost Deef - May 16 2020
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Makes my end of the week commute worth looking forward to.

Best Music Podcast

By Big Fan 67-78 - Aug 11 2019
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The Robert Johnson episode was sorely lacking, almost insulting in substance.Rare miss.

iTunes Ratings

1674 Ratings
Average Ratings
853
671
67
37
46

Friday Favorite

By Almost Deef - May 16 2020
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Makes my end of the week commute worth looking forward to.

Best Music Podcast

By Big Fan 67-78 - Aug 11 2019
Read more
The Robert Johnson episode was sorely lacking, almost insulting in substance.Rare miss.
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Sound Opinions

Latest release on May 29, 2020

All 755 episodes from oldest to newest

#757 Concerts That Shaped Us & Opinions On They Call Me Disco

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In a time when most independent concert venues have a doubtful future, Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot relive their favorite moments experienced at live concerts. They also review the new EP by rapper Ric Wilson and pay tribute to percussionist, Tony Allen.

May 29 2020

55mins

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#756 History in Songs & Best Coast

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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some of their favorite tracks about historical figures, events and places. Plus, a conversation with Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino about sobriety and how it has affected her music.

May 22 2020

55mins

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#755 Virtual Vacations, Mudhoney in Seattle, & RIP Little Richard

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Jim and Greg take a virtual vacation via music! Tour guides including Kraftwerk, Spoon and A Tribe Called Quest will take you to Japan, India, Italy and more. Plus, they go on a real trip to Seattle to interview Mudhoney. And they remember Little Richard.

May 15 2020

55mins

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#754 God Save the Queens: Women in Hip-Hop, Opinions on Jason Isbell & Chicano Batman, Hamilton Bohannon

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This week, Jim and Greg talk about the history of women in hip-hop, and how amazing MCs have been chronically undervalued since the beginning of the art form. They also review new records from Jason Isbell and Chicano Batman.

May 08 2020

55mins

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#753: Review Roundup, Bill Withers & the Red Sox Organist

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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review the new records from Fiona Apple, The Weeknd and more. They’ll hear how the Boston Red Sox's organist is keeping busy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, we bid farewell to Bill Withers.

Apr 30 2020

55mins

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#752 Buried Treasures & Sudan Archives

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With nothing but time on our hands, hosts 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 and this week they share their latest finds. Plus we'll hear a live performance and interview with singer and violinist Sudan Archives.

Apr 24 2020

58mins

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#751 Rocking the Closet: Sexuality in Music, Opinions on Dua Lipa, Waxahatchee & Melkbelly

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Back in the 1950s, artists like Little Richard and Liberace found unique ways to present their sexuality within the “acceptable” boundaries existing in society, and in many ways, pushed them. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot have a discussion about sexuality in music. They also review new albums by pop artist Dua Lipa and indie acts Waxahatchee and Melkbelly.

Apr 17 2020

58mins

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#750 Raphael Saadiq, Remembering John Prine

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This week Sound Opinons welcomes prolific singer, songwriter, and producer Raphael Saadiq. Perhaps most widely known as a member of the 1990s R&B band Tony! Toni! Toné!, he's also released five critically acclaimed solo albums, all the while producing notable work for others, including "Lady" by D'Angelo, and "Cranes In The Sky" by Solange. Plus, Jim and Greg bid farewell to legendary songwriter John Prine.

Apr 10 2020

58mins

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#749 Review Roundup & The Masked Marauders

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Spring is here, and it's time to get caught up with some of the new releases of the season. From comeback kids to buzzworthy new artists, Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot have you covered. Plus, we revisit the "best" supergroup of all time 50 years later, The Masked Marauders.

Apr 03 2020

55mins

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#748 Social Distancing on the Desert Island, R.I.P. Singer and Songwriter Paul K.

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In light of the global pandemic, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are encouraging listeners to practice social distancing. They'll be sharing a fresh batch of Desert Island Jukebox picks, music that seems particularly well suited to the moment we're in. Greg also bids farewell to the late singer and songwriter Paul K. of Paul K. & the Weathermen.

Mar 27 2020

26mins

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