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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.

Sound Opinions Sound Opinions

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    • 4.3 • 1.9K Ratings

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.

    Buried Treasures & Ganser

    Buried Treasures & Ganser

    Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some of their favorite new, under-the-radar music you need to hear. Plus a conversation with vocalist and bassist for the band Ganser, Alicia Gaines. They discuss their latest EP, her extensive music knowledge and more.

    Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc

    • 51 min
    D.H. Peligro: A virtuoso punk

    D.H. Peligro: A virtuoso punk

    In this bonus episode Greg adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox in honor of D.H. Peligro, the drummer of Dead Kennedys. Peligro died in October at age 63.

    Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc

    • 6 min
    Nnamdï, Opinions on Alvvays & Makaya McCraven, Plus RIP Mimi Parker from Low

    Nnamdï, Opinions on Alvvays & Makaya McCraven, Plus RIP Mimi Parker from Low

    Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with genre-defying artist Nnamdi. They also review new albums by Alvvays and Makaya McCraven and pay tribute to Low's Mimi Parker.

    Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc

    • 50 min
    A Tribute to Low's Mimi Parker

    A Tribute to Low's Mimi Parker

    In this bonus episode, Jim and Greg give an expanded obituary for Mimi Parker of Low.

    Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc

    • 13 min
    Video Game Music, Opinions on Rina Sawayama & Brian Eno

    Video Game Music, Opinions on Rina Sawayama & Brian Eno

    Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot explore the expansive world of video game soundtracks. They chat with Los Angeles Times critic Todd Martens about the innovative ways video game music is exciting listeners and enhancing gaming interactivity. They’ll also review new albums by Rina Sawayama and Brian Eno, and hear messages from Sound Opinions listeners.

    Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc

    • 50 min
    Representing Tulsa in Song

    Representing Tulsa in Song

    In this bonus episode, Greg adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox from a band that always represented their hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

    Become a member on Patreon: https://bit.ly/3slWZvc

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

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Bam bam

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KappyNow ,

Brilliant piece on Willy DeVille

Just caught this one, about Mink DeVille and CBGBs. Loved it! Truly fantastic. I hope Greg and Jim do a deep dive on Willy’s music; they’d do it proud.

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They can’t pronounce Patreon

They sound like out of touch geezers yelling at kids to get off their lawn. I think they purposely mispronounce Patreon.

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