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Every week, Sound Opinions fires up smart and spirited discussions about a wide range of popular music, from indie rock to classic rock, hip hop to R&B, and every genre under the sun. Take 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. Hosted by Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kott.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 3:33pmAllen Toussaint is a singer, songwriter, producer and all around legend. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer joins us this week to talk about his 60+ year career in music and how New Orleans is in everything he does. Jim and Greg also talk with Morgan Neville, the now Oscar winning director of "20 Feet from Stardom."
Thursday, February 27, 2014 4:44pmJerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson of Sly & the Family Stone talk about the band's funk innovation, radical politics and Sly's magnetic power. Plus, Jim and Greg roll out the Oscar red carpet and review a new album from the alt-country singer/songwriter Lydia Loveless.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 2:54pmDeltron 3030 take Jim and Greg to the 31st century with songs from Event II. Plus: Old Transfomers vs. New, and why Del the Funky Homosapien, Kid Koala, Dan the Automator, Jim and Greg all take music advice from David Byrne. Later in the show, Beck gives us his Morning Phase.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 2:57pmWith all eyes on Russia for the Olympics, Sound Opinions wants to know where everyone's ears are. Join us this week as we go through the past, present & future of Russian Music on this leg of the Sound Opinions World Tour. Then, Jim and Greg review the new album from breakout singer-songwriter Angel Olsen.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 4:11pmRockers in Love: Sound Opinions celebrates Valentine's Day with selections by great musical power couples. Later, Jim and Greg review the new album from punk rockers Against Me!