#450 Buried Treasures And Reviews Of Eno & First Aid Kit07/09/14
Jim and Greg unearth some "Buried Treasures": bands that you might not have heard of but should. Then they review new album from First Aid Kit and Brian Eno & Karl Hyde.
#448 The Best Albums Of 2014 (So Far)
It's never too early to start making lists! Tune in for The Best Albums of 2014…so far. Later, Jim and Greg review a new contender by Husker Du founder Bob Mould.
#447 Angel Olsen & Lana Del Rey Review
Singer-songwriter Angel Olsen shares her dramatic tunes of heartbreak and humor. Later, Jim and Greg review the new album from singer Lana Del Rey.
#446 Richard Thompson & A Jack White Review
Guitar virtuoso Richard Thompson of Fairport Convention joins hosts Jim and Greg in the studio for an interview and live performance. Later, Jim and Greg review the new album by fellow guitar rocker Jack White of The White Stripes.
#445 The Rock Doctors, Sharon Van Etten & The Baseball Project
Paging the Rock Doctors! Jim and Greg help a fellow physician find the perfect surgery soundtrack. Plus, Steve Wynn and Scott McCaughey, members of supergroup The Baseball Project, talk about America's two favorite pastimes: Baseball and Rock 'n'...
#444 Sound Opinions With Warpaint
Warpaint, a quartet from Los Angeles, makes danceable rock and roll and they join us this week on the show. Later Jim and Greg review the new lo-fi covers album from Neil Young.
#441 Sound Opinions With Darkside
Electronic duo Darkside joins hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot for an interview and live performance. Later they review a new album by experimental pop artist Tune-Yards.
#437 Sound Opinions With Giorgio Moroder
Jim and Greg talk to Giorgio Moroder, one of the architects of Disco. And they review a new collaboration by Aimee Mann & Ted Leo.
#434 The Best Of SXSW 2014
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 review the sophomore album from Nick Waterhouse.
#431 Sly & the Family Stone
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, Jim and Greg roll out the Oscar red carpet and review a new album from the alt-country...
#391 Sound Opinions with Wild Belle
Wild Belle brings its brand of reggae-inspired psychedelic pop to the studio. And later, the robots are back. Jim and Greg don their chrome helmets for a review of Daft Punk's highly-anticipated new album Random Access Memories.
The Sound Opinions World Tour: Japan
Its stop number two on the Sound Opinions World Tour, and Jim and Greg are Big in Japan. Tokyo-based journalist Daniel Robson gives us an education in J-pop and the Japanese underground. And later, Jim and Greg review UK singer Jessie Wares stateside...
Sound Opinions on Nick Drake
Decades after his death, UK songwriter Nick Drake gets his due. Jim and Greg talk legacy and tribute albums with Drake producer Joe Boyd. And later, they review the new album from Canadian shoegazers The Besnard Lakes.
Sound Opinions with Kurt Vile
Philly-based guitar wizard Kurt Vile is live in the studio and ready to shred. Later, Jim and Greg review Bankrupt!, the new album from Sound Opinions alums Phoenix.
Sound Opinions with Roger Ebert
Jim and Greg remember a friend and critical hero: Roger Ebert. In 2006, the three critics sat down to talk music movies and Ebert's own rock 'n' roll past.
Sound Opinions with Emeli Sande
She played the Olympics opening ceremony, now Emeli Sande takes her soulful pop to the Sound Opinions studio. Jim and Greg talk to the UK songwriter about breaking it big in the U.S. And later in the show, Jim and Greg review the new Jeff...
Sound Opinions Celebrates Musical Grand Slams
This Week, Jim and Greg let the sports metaphors fly. They celebrate baseballs Opening Day by running down musical Grand Slams: four knockout albums in a row. Plus, have New Yorkers The Strokes hit it out of the park on album number five?
The 2013 SXSW Music Conference Recap
Jim and Greg are back in one piece from Austin, TX, ready to share their favorite musical finds from the SXSW Music Conference. What band has Jim declaring he's "seen God"? Tune in to find out.
Sound Opinions with David Bowie producer Tony Visconti
Bowie is Back! Jim and Greg talk with longtime Bowie producer Toni Visconti about "Space Oddity," glam, and swinging London. Then they review David Bowies new album The Next Day, re-igniting their decades-long debate over the pop chameleons musical...
Sound Opinions with Lucinda Williams
A decade and a half after Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, alt-country pioneer Lucinda Williams is still rocking out. She and the band drop by the Sound Opinions studios for a chat and live performance. Later in the show, Jim and Greg review the steamy...
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