Sound Opinions

WBEZ Chicago

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Sound Opinions is the World's only rock and roll talkshow. Hosted by Jim DeRogatis of WBEZ and Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune. Each week Jim and Greg bring you the latest music reviews. Plus, tune in to hear exclusive interviews and performances. So...Show More

58:15 | Nov 29th, 2019

As we finish eating Thanksgiving leftovers, Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot clear out musical discussions still left over from earlier in the year. From chart-topping phenomenons to surprising archival fin...Show More

adam_p recommended:

Love this podcast, two super knowledgeable endlessly curious music critics out of Chicago that listen to stuff from all over and open my min...Show More

1:00:04 | Jun 23rd, 2017

There are still six months of 2017 left, but there are already lots of contenders for album of the year. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some of their favorites of the far. Plus, we h...Show More
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1:02:19 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot revisit their conversation with the hardest working man in rock, Jack White, recorded at Third Man Records in Nashville. Plus, an exploration into the history of the R...Show More

adam_p recommended:

these guys do a great job of putting music into a historical perspective and this episode is a great example

1:00:04 | May 5th, 2017

The 1967 debut from The Velvet Underground didn't sell many records, but arguably no album in the past half century has had a greater influence on rock music. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot offer a ...Show More

adam_p recommended:

Why is The Velvet Underground more important than the Beatles? It's all laid out here.

1:02:04 | Feb 24th, 2017

Many great albums are released each year, but only a handful get the attention they deserve. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some recent Buried Treasures – the best albums that flew under the r...Show More

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Clyde Stubblefield is one of the most important drummers in the history of pop and has been sampled more than anyone in history

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