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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, April 17, 2014 3:57pm40 years of ABBA! "ABBA Gold" author Elisabeth Vincentelli and Eurovision expert John Kennedy O'Connor speak with Jim and Greg on the 40th anniversary of the sequined Swedes' breakthrough and Eurovision victory.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:41pmJim and Greg talk to Giorgio Moroder, one of the architects of Disco. And they review a new collaboration by Aimee Mann & Ted Leo.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 5:32pmThe post-metal quartet Pelican brings its thundering instrumentals to the Sound Opinions studio. And later, Jim and Greg review the latest album from The Hold Steady.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 3:10pmFor 45 years The Allman Brothers Band has survived murder, mayhem, death, and addictions. Jim and Greg speak with Alan Paul, author of "One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band." Later they review the new album from Georgia punk rockers The Black Lips.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 2:36pmBack from their trip to SXSW in Austin, TX, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their favorite bands from the annual music conference. Later, they review the sophomore album from Nick Waterhouse.