Sound Opinions
Sound Opinions
Sound Opinions
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.
#791 The Evolution of Taylor Swift, Phil Spector, Jazmine Sullivan & Sylvain Sylvain
Two of the best selling albums of 2020 were from Taylor Swift. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with music critic Kristin Stahlke about Swift's remarkable year and what led to it. They also review a new album from singer-songwriter Jazmine Sullivan, bid farewell to New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain and discuss Phil Spector. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinions Make a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK Record a Voice Memo: https://www.micdropp.com/studio/5febf006eba45/
Jan 21
50 min
Bonus podcast 9: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Jim adds a song to the desert island jukebox after watching Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on Netflix.
Jan 20
7 min
#790 Songs About Mistakes, Opinions on Paul McCartney & Steve Earle
Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their favorite songs about mistakes. They also review new albums from Paul McCartney and Steve Earle. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinions Make a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK Record a Voice Memo: https://www.micdropp.com/studio/5febf006eba45/
Jan 14
50 min
Bonus podcast 8: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Greg is thinking about the late MF DOOM and here shares his first appearance on record.
Jan 13
9 min
#789 Cameron Crowe on Almost Famous, Opinions on Miley Cyrus & MF Doom
This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beloved music movie Almost Famous. They revisit Jim’s interview from back in the day with writer and director Cameron Crowe. They’ll also review the new release from Miley Cyrus, bid farewell to rapper MF Doom and hear from some listeners. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinions Make a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK
Jan 7
50 min
Bonus podcast 7: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
In this bonus episode, Jim pays tribute to ambient musician Harold Budd.
Jan 6
7 min
#788 Buried Treasures, Greg's Mixtape & Artists We Lost in 2020
Host Greg Kot shares the latest installment of his series of annual mixtapes and host Jim DeRogatis shares a new batch of buried treasure songs. We also remember musicians we lost in 2020. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinions Make a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK
Dec 31, 2020
50 min
#787 The Year in the Music Industry
This has been one of the most challenging years ever for the music industry. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with people working in digital music, live music and record stores to save the music industry and lead it into 2021. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinions Make a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK
Dec 24, 2020
50 min
#786 Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2020
Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot welcome our crate-digging Kris Kringle, Andy Cirzan to share great holiday songs that aren't played-out. This year the mix is blues-themed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinions Make a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK
Dec 17, 2020
50 min
Bonus podcast 6: Best Albums of 2020 Continued!
For the first time in Sound Opinions history, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot round out their top 10 lists of the Best Albums of 2020 in this bonus, podcast-only exclusive. Become a member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/soundopinions Make a donation via PayPal: https://bit.ly/36zIhZK Record a Voice Memo and email it to interact@soundopinions.org
Dec 15, 2020
42 min
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