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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, December 19, 2013 11:58amWe celebrate the holidays Sound Opinions style...with a dose of metal! Jim and Greg look back at Slayer, 30 years after its debut. And they review albums by Beyonce, Norah Jones & Billie Joe Armstrong and Childish Gambino.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 1:59pmSound Opinions presents a Christmas special like none other. Holiday music collector and expert Andy Cirzan is back with “Rock 'n' Pop Xmas”—Selections from XTC, The Band, The Kinks, The Beatles and more.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 3:54pmJim and Greg present the Best Albums of 2013, and they hear nominations from guest critics in the listening audience.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 4:19pmSuits—from the managers to the label execs—rock ‘n’ roll is filled with ‘em. Jim and Greg play the best Songs About the Biz. And they discuss the controversial viral ad parodying The Beastie Boys.
Thursday, November 21, 2013 4:10pmJim and Greg remember Lou Reed and five of his most important releases. Plus, M.I.A. makes a lot of headlines, and now she's made a new album. They review Matangi.