Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

CATEGORY: Arts
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, where people who love music can come together.
  1. September 30, 2022
    46 min
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    Buried Treasures!
    As often as possible, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot love to share new, exciting, under-the-radar music. This week, they’ve got a brand new batch of buried treasures. They’ll also hear some selections from th…
  2. September 28, 2022
    7 min
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    A Tribute to Anton Fier
    In this bonus episode, Jim pays tribute to drummer Anton Fier by adding a song to the Desert Island Jukebox and sharing two life lessons he learned from interacting with Fier. Become a member on Patreon: https:…
  3. September 23, 2022
    50 min
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    Women in Country Music, Opinions on Santigold & Sudan Archives
    Author Marissa Moss's new book "Her Country" details the challenges the country music industry puts before female artists. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with Moss about three artists who've succeeded in…
  4. September 21, 2022
    5 min
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    A Canadian Euro-disco Song Bridging the 80s and 90s Sounds
    In this bonus episode, Jim shares a song from a forgotten Canadian act that he recently heard in the German TV show, Kleo.Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc
  5. September 16, 2022
    49 min
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    Common's Like Water for Chocolate
    Over 20 years later, Common’s album Like Water for Chocolate remains a socially conscious, hip hop masterpiece. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot revisit an interview they did with Common during this time, plus…
  6. September 14, 2022
    7 min
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    A Tribute to Joey DeFrancesco
    In this bonus episode, Greg pays tribute to the jazz organist Joey DeFrancesco, who died on August 25, 2022.Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc
  7. September 09, 2022
    51 min
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    Pedro the Lion Live, Opinions on Horsegirl & Julia Jacklin
    This week hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot welcome Pedro The Lion to the Goose Island Tap Room in Chicago for a live performance and interview. David Bazan recently brought back the Pedro The Lion band name for…
  8. September 07, 2022
    6 min
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    The true origins of grunge?
    In this bonus episode, Jim adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox that he learned about from an article in Bust magazine. Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc
  9. September 02, 2022
    51 min
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    Phoebe Bridgers Live & Songs About the Sea
    This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some of their favorite songs about oceans, lakes and rivers. Plus, we revisit a conversation and live performance at the Goose Island Tap Room in Chicago with s…
  10. August 31, 2022
    8 min
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    A Behind The Scenes Motown Great
    In this bonus episode, Greg pays tribute to Lamont Dozier, who co-wrote many of Motown's biggest hits. Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc
  11. August 26, 2022
    50 min
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    Talking Heads & Tom Tom Club Drummer Chris Frantz
    This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot revisit their conversation with Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club drummer Chris Frantz. They discuss his memoir, the dynamics of the Talking Heads and working with Brian…
  12. August 24, 2022
    7 min
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    A Band That Won't Be Damaged By A Bad Biopic
    In this bonus episode, Jim adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox in reaction to a biographical show he recently watched, but did not like. Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc
  13. August 19, 2022
    51 min
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    Songs About Heroes, Opinions on Beyoncé & Drive-By Truckers
    There have been many great songs about acts of heroism big and small, and in times like these, boy do we need heroes and heroines! Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their favorite songs about heroes. They’…
  14. August 17, 2022
    15 min
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    Giving Women Who Rock the Spotlight With Director Jessica Hopper
    Jim has a conversation with director, writer and producer Jessica Hopper about her four part docuseries on EPIX about Women Who Rock. She also shares some desert island jukebox picks, one highlighting badass ba…
  15. August 12, 2022
    51 min
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    Revisiting The Stooges' Fun House
    In a Classic Album Dissection, Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot examine The Stooges' Fun House record from 1970. The album brought together garage rock, rhythm and blues and free jazz, setting a template for the punk…
  16. August 10, 2022
    6 min
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    Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time? R.I.P. William Hart of the Delfonics
    Greg pays tribute to the late singer and songwriter of The Delfonics, William Hart, with his song "Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time?" from the film Jackie Brown.Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZ…
  17. August 05, 2022
    51 min
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    Rock on Film, Opinions on Lizzo, Muna & Perfume Genius
    This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot discuss the history of music movies with author Fred Goodman. From The Beatles to Metallica, they explore rock on film. Plus, the hosts review new music by Liz, Muna…
  18. August 03, 2022
    6 min
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    How Did a British Band End Up at a Swedish Bank Robbery?
    In this bonus episode, Jim adds a song to the desert island jukebox from a Netflix series about the Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson.Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc
  19. July 29, 2022
    51 min
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    Maybe the Best Buried Treasures Ever? Plus Listener Feedback
    Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share new music that isn't getting the attention it deserves- they call them "buried treasures." The show's staff joins in sharing their picks as well. Plus they listen to recen…
  20. July 27, 2022
    7 min
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    Hill Country Blues on the Desert Island
    In this bonus episode, Greg adds a Hill Country Blues song to the Desert Island Jukebox that was in a recent movie.Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc

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