Sound Opinions

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Saturday 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

Two of the nation's most respected rock critics meet each week to interview artists, listen to performances, report on the latest music and pop culture news and review albums past and present. Sound Opinions is hosted by music writers Greg Kot of The Chicago Tribune and Jim DeRogatis of Vocalo.org. They share a chemistry that is as engaging and entertaining as the music they discuss.

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Jim and Greg talk to Giorgio Moroder, one of the architects of Disco. And they review a new collaboration by Aimee Mann & Ted Leo. ...
The post-metal quartet Pelican brings its thundering instrumentals to the Sound Opinions studio. And later, Jim and Greg review the latest album from ...
For 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: T...
Back 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 ...
With his classic album Double Nickels on the Dime about to turn 30, bassist Mike Watt of Minutemen speaks with hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot . Late...
Allen 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...
Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson of Sly & the Family Stone talk about the band's funk innovation, radical politics and Sly's magnetic power. Plus, J...
Deltron 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 Koal...
With 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...
Rockers in Love: Sound Opinions celebrates Valentine's Day with selections by great musical power couples. Later, Jim and Greg review the new album fr...

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Jim DeRogatis
Jim DeRogatis

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the year the Beatles arrived in America, Jim DeRogatis began voicing his opinions about rock ’n’ roll shortly ...
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Greg Kot
Greg Kot

Greg Kot has been the music critic at the Chicago Tribune since 1990 and is the cohost of the nationally syndicated "Sound Opinions." He has writt...
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