Sound Opinions

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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.

Episode Date
Bob Newhart on Sound Opinions
Jul 22, 2024
Angélica Garcia Interview, RIP James Chance & Françoise Hardy
Jul 19, 2024
A Timeless 70's Reggae Artist
Jul 17, 2024
Little Richard & Music as We Age
Jul 12, 2024
A Fake Band Jim Wishes Were Real
Jul 10, 2024
SPRINTS, Goat Girl & Charli XCX Reviews
Jul 05, 2024
A Ghanaian Synthesis of Rock from the 1970s
Jul 03, 2024
Prince's Purple Rain
Jun 28, 2024
A Conversation About Trans Representation in the Rock Canon
Jun 26, 2024
The Best Albums of 2024 So Far!
Jun 21, 2024
An Unsung Hero for Pride Month
Jun 19, 2024
Carole King's Tapestry
Jun 14, 2024
2024 Sound Opinions Writing Prize Winners
Jun 12, 2024
Ira Robbins, Billie Eilish & Shellac Reviews
Jun 07, 2024
2024 Sound Opinions Music Prize Winners
Jun 05, 2024
Joni Mitchell's Blue
May 31, 2024
2024 Sound Opinions Photo Prize Winners
May 29, 2024
Steve Wynn of The Dream Syndicate & Reviews of Mdou Moctar & Finom
May 24, 2024
RIP Duane Eddy
May 22, 2024
Buried Treasures & RIP Steve Albini
May 17, 2024
Gender Exploration in Two Versions of the Same Song
May 15, 2024
RIP Steve Albini
May 10, 2024
Mary Timony, Opinions on Boris & English Teacher
May 10, 2024
Cantaloupe Three Ways
May 08, 2024
Baby Songs, Opinions on Taylor Swift
May 03, 2024
One of the Greatest Songs of All Time
May 01, 2024
College Radio, Opinions on Vampire Weekend & Alejandro Escovedo
Apr 26, 2024
Rock That Doesn't Roll: Pedro The Lion
Apr 24, 2024
The Black Keys, Opinions on Shabaka & Hurray for the Riff Raff
Apr 19, 2024
A Song From A Genius
Apr 17, 2024
Electronic Artist Jlin & Opinions on Beyoncé
Apr 12, 2024
An Undersung Part of Stop Making Sense
Apr 10, 2024
Led Zeppelin, Plus Opinions on SiR & Waxahatchee
Apr 05, 2024
RIP Karl Wallinger and Eric Carmen
Apr 03, 2024
Buried Treasures & RIP Karl Wallinger and Eric Carmen
Mar 29, 2024
The Family Man of Reggae Bass
Mar 27, 2024
Brian Eno's Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
Mar 22, 2024
A Found-Sound Masterpiece
Mar 20, 2024
Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter of The Roots & Opinions on Heems & Lapgan
Mar 15, 2024
The Song That Helped Introduce Japan To Rock & Roll
Mar 13, 2024
Karaoke Songs, Opinions on Grandaddy & RIP Dexter Romweber
Mar 08, 2024
The First Heavy Metal?
Mar 06, 2024
Louise Post (Veruca Salt) & Opinions on Idles & Mary Timony
Mar 01, 2024
RIP Damo Suzuki
Feb 28, 2024
RIP Wayne Kramer of the MC5 & Opinions on Brittany Howard
Feb 23, 2024
RIP Mojo Nixon
Feb 22, 2024
Give the Drummer Some
Feb 16, 2024
RIP Mary Weiss of the Shangri-Las
Feb 14, 2024
Songs About Getting Away on Vacation & Opinions on Kali Uchis
Feb 09, 2024
Riot Grrrl-Adjacent From 1993
Feb 07, 2024
Buried Treasures & RIP Mary Weiss of The Shangri-Las
Feb 02, 2024
RIP Les McCann
Jan 31, 2024
Jamila Woods, Opinions on André 3000 & MJ Lenderman
Jan 26, 2024
A Nepo Baby Band From 1973
Jan 24, 2024
Best TV Show Theme Songs & Opinions on Peter Gabriel
Jan 19, 2024
A Great American Record Label
Jan 17, 2024
Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks
Jan 12, 2024
An Enthusiastic Disease
Jan 10, 2024
Greg's Annual Mixtape, Jim's Favorite Singles & Obituaries
Jan 05, 2024
A Prescient Song From 1978
Jan 03, 2024
boygenius (Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus & Julien Baker) Plus Supergroups
Dec 29, 2023
RIP John Hyatt
Dec 27, 2023
Andy Cirzan's Annual Holiday Spectacular
Dec 22, 2023
A Late-Breaking Great Album
Dec 20, 2023
The Best Albums of 2023
Dec 15, 2023
A Sneak Peek At Our Holiday Spectacular
Dec 13, 2023
John Prine's Debut Album Plus Listener Calls
Dec 08, 2023
RIP Mars Williams
Dec 06, 2023
The Legend and Legacy of Lou Reed
Dec 01, 2023
A One-Hit Wonder Girl Group
Nov 29, 2023
Sly & the Family Stone, Opinions on The Feelies & Robert Finley
Nov 24, 2023
Happy (Belated) Birthday to a Living Legend
Nov 22, 2023
Songs About Giving Thanks
Nov 17, 2023
Bows, Polka Dots and Existential Dread
Nov 15, 2023
Vic Mensa, Women in Music Journalism with Althea Legaspi
Nov 10, 2023
"Why Don't You Ever Talk About...?"
Nov 08, 2023
Biz Markie, Opinions on boygenius, Cherry Glazerr & Cleo Sol
Nov 03, 2023
Fall of the House of DeRogatis (For This Great Song)
Nov 01, 2023
Halloween: Songs About Monsters!
Oct 27, 2023
RIP Rudolph Isley
Oct 25, 2023
Wednesday's Karly Hartzman, Opinions on CMAT & Listener Calls
Oct 20, 2023
RIP John Kezdy of The Effigies
Oct 18, 2023
Songs About Night, Opinions on The Handsome Family & Lydia Loveless
Oct 13, 2023
A Novel's Soundtrack
Oct 11, 2023
Our Favorite Recording Sessions in Memory of Engineer Mary Gaffney
Oct 06, 2023
Introducing: Rock That Doesn't Roll
Oct 04, 2023
A Fall Batch of Buried Treasures
Sep 29, 2023
A Pathway to Sun Ra
Sep 27, 2023
Billions' Brian Koppelman, Opinions on Mitski, Low Cut Connie & Jaimie Branch
Sep 22, 2023
RIP Steve Harwell of Smash Mouth
Sep 20, 2023
Songs About the Morning, Opinions on Noname & Ratboys
Sep 15, 2023
RIP Jimmy Buffett (and Steve Goodman)
Sep 13, 2023
The Paisley Underground (The Bangles, Rain Parade), the Shangri-Las & Opinions on The Hives
Sep 08, 2023
A Song That'll Conjure A Conga Line
Sep 06, 2023
Songs About Work, Opinions on Big Freedia & Lou Reed's "Perfect Day"
Sep 01, 2023
RIP Rodriguez
Aug 30, 2023
South African Music
Aug 25, 2023
A Shared Fandom of Robyn Hitchcock
Aug 23, 2023
Buried Treasures & RIP Robbie Robertson
Aug 18, 2023
RIP Robbie Robertson
Aug 16, 2023
Living Colour, Opinions on Blur & Claud
Aug 11, 2023
Music's Greatest Charlatan
Aug 09, 2023
RIP Sinéad O'Connor
Aug 04, 2023
The 64 Year-Old Folk Hero
Aug 02, 2023
Chicago's Country Music w/ Mark Guarino, Opinions on PJ Harvey
Jul 28, 2023
RIP Jane Birkin
Jul 26, 2023
Bill Withers Live at Carnegie Hall, Opinions on Anohni and the Johnsons
Jul 21, 2023
Introducing: Starting A Riot
Jul 20, 2023
RIP Blackie Onassis
Jul 19, 2023
The Best Albums of 2023 So Far!
Jul 14, 2023
RIP Astrud Gilberto
Jul 12, 2023
Songwriting with Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Ryan Tedder & Opinions on Killer Mike
Jul 07, 2023
Boygenius Concert Review
Jul 05, 2023
War's "The World Is a Ghetto" Plus Opinions on Janelle Monáe & Jenny Lewis
Jun 30, 2023
More on Why We Stop Listening to New Music As We Age
Jun 28, 2023
Little Richard, Plus Why We Stop Listening to New Music As We Age
Jun 23, 2023
A Criminally Underrated Songwriter
Jun 21, 2023
Jason Isbell & Opinions on Protomartyr
Jun 16, 2023
A Great Gig For An Accordionist
Jun 14, 2023
Chuck Berry's Legacy & RIP Tina Turner
Jun 09, 2023
2023 Sound Opinions Music Prize Winners
Jun 07, 2023
Buried Treasures & RIP Andy Rourke (The Smiths)
Jun 02, 2023
2023 Sound Opinions Writing Prize Winners
May 31, 2023
Shemekia Copeland Live, RIP Gordon Lightfoot, Opinions on billy woods & Kenny Segal
May 26, 2023
Tina Turner: RIP to an Icon
May 25, 2023
RIP Frank Kozik
May 24, 2023
20 Years of Numero Group: From Syl Johnson to Blondie
May 19, 2023
RIP Rita Lee of Os Mutantes
May 17, 2023
Songs About the End of the World
May 12, 2023
A defining album of the last decade
May 10, 2023
Director Mary Harron (American Psycho, Charlie Says) on Music in Her Films, Opinions on The National
May 05, 2023
Jim Goes Full Jersey with this Feelies Offshoot Band
May 03, 2023
Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President, Hanif Abdurraqib & Opinions on Everything but the Girl
Apr 28, 2023
A Salute to Procol Harum
Apr 26, 2023
Eleventh Dream Day, Opinions on Wednesday & Lankum
Apr 21, 2023
In Praise of Yellowjackets' Music Usage
Apr 19, 2023
Buried Treasures & RIP Seymour Stein
Apr 14, 2023
Seymour Stein Interview
Apr 12, 2023
Boygenius (Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus & Julien Baker) Plus Supergroups
Apr 07, 2023
Mushroom Music
Apr 05, 2023
De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising
Mar 31, 2023
RIP Spot
Mar 29, 2023
Poster Children, Opinions on Screaming Females & Iris DeMent
Mar 24, 2023
A Meg White Celebration
Mar 22, 2023
John Cale, Spy Songs & RIP Wayne Shorter
Mar 17, 2023
Yo La Tengo's Covers Lead to Musical Gold
Mar 15, 2023
Latino Fans of British Bands, Opinions on Kelela & Yo La Tengo
Mar 10, 2023
Discovering a Chicago Band in Texas
Mar 08, 2023
Ticketmaster/Live Nation w/ Ben Sisario & Opinions on Caroline Polachek
Mar 03, 2023
A Classic Song Three Ways
Mar 01, 2023
Chris Connelly on Nico & RIP Burt Bacharach
Feb 24, 2023
A Little Steampunk Ditty
Feb 22, 2023
Sinéad O'Connor & Opinions on Lil Yachty
Feb 17, 2023
Travels With Greg: NYC
Feb 15, 2023
Buried Treasures & RIP Tom Verlaine of Television
Feb 10, 2023
An interview with Fucked Up
Feb 08, 2023
Kranky Records, Opinions on Iggy Pop & Ladytron
Feb 03, 2023
RIP Van Conner
Feb 01, 2023
Songs About Photography, Marty Perez & RIP David Crosby
Jan 27, 2023
An Obscure British Band You've Probably Never Heard Of
Jan 25, 2023
Dry Cleaning, Reviews of Margo Price and SZA, and RIP Jeff Beck
Jan 20, 2023
A Great Girl Group Song from 2007
Jan 18, 2023
Cameron Crowe on Almost Famous the Musical, His Movies & More
Jan 13, 2023
Two Late-Breaking 2022 Obituaries
Jan 11, 2023
The Best Songs of 2022, Obits & Greg's Annual Mixtape
Jan 06, 2023
Jim's Favorite Springsteen Songs
Jan 04, 2023
Low Live on Sound Opinions, RIP Loretta Lynn & Anton Fier
Dec 30, 2022
Travels With Greg: The Dylan Center
Dec 28, 2022
D'Angelo's Voodoo & Bassist Pino Palladino
Dec 23, 2022
One more Cirzan Christmas tune
Dec 21, 2022
The 2022 Holiday Spectacular with Andy Cirzan
Dec 16, 2022
More Best Albums of 2022
Dec 14, 2022
The Best Albums of 2022, Plus RIP Christine McVie
Dec 09, 2022
Ganser adds to the Desert Island Jukebox
Dec 07, 2022
Margo Price, Plus Opinions on Robyn Hitchcock & Plains
Dec 02, 2022
A Flying Saucer Love Song
Nov 30, 2022
Buried Treasures & Ganser
Nov 25, 2022
D.H. Peligro: A virtuoso punk
Nov 23, 2022
Nnamdï, Opinions on Alvvays & Makaya McCraven, Plus RIP Mimi Parker from Low
Nov 18, 2022
A Tribute to Low's Mimi Parker
Nov 16, 2022
Video Game Music, Opinions on Rina Sawayama & Brian Eno
Nov 11, 2022
Representing Tulsa in Song
Nov 09, 2022
Superchunk Live, RIP Jerry Lee Lewis
Nov 04, 2022
Songs About Frankenstein
Nov 02, 2022
Jimmy Jam on Working with Janet Jackson, Prince & More
Oct 28, 2022
Correcting the Record
Oct 26, 2022
Pearl Jam's Long Road, Opinions on Björk & the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Oct 21, 2022
The Second Hardest Working Band in the Midwest
Oct 19, 2022
John Carpenter & Spooky Movie Music
Oct 14, 2022
A Tribute to Loretta Lynn
Oct 12, 2022
Kurt Vile Live at the Goose Island Brewhouse, Opinions on Amanda Shires & Nova Twins
Oct 07, 2022
One of the Best Songs from the 2000s
Oct 05, 2022
Buried Treasures!
Sep 30, 2022
A Tribute to Anton Fier
Sep 28, 2022
Women in Country Music, Opinions on Santigold & Sudan Archives
Sep 23, 2022
A Canadian Euro-disco Song Bridging the 80s and 90s Sounds
Sep 21, 2022
Common's Like Water for Chocolate
Sep 16, 2022
A Tribute to Joey DeFrancesco
Sep 14, 2022
Pedro the Lion Live, Opinions on Horsegirl & Julia Jacklin
Sep 09, 2022
The true origins of grunge?
Sep 07, 2022
Phoebe Bridgers Live & Songs About the Sea
Sep 02, 2022
A Behind The Scenes Motown Great
Aug 31, 2022
Talking Heads & Tom Tom Club Drummer Chris Frantz
Aug 26, 2022
A Band That Won't Be Damaged By A Bad Biopic
Aug 24, 2022
Songs About Heroes, Opinions on Beyoncé & Drive-By Truckers
Aug 19, 2022
Giving Women Who Rock the Spotlight With Director Jessica Hopper
Aug 17, 2022
Revisiting The Stooges' Fun House
Aug 12, 2022
Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time? R.I.P. William Hart of the Delfonics
Aug 10, 2022
Rock on Film, Opinions on Lizzo, Muna & Perfume Genius
Aug 05, 2022
How Did a British Band End Up at a Swedish Bank Robbery?
Aug 03, 2022
Maybe the Best Buried Treasures Ever? Plus Listener Feedback
Jul 29, 2022
Hill Country Blues on the Desert Island
Jul 27, 2022
Wayne's World 30th Anniversary w/ Director Penelope Spheeris, Opinions on Bartees Strange and Yaya Bey
Jul 22, 2022
The Missing Link of Post-Punk Legends
Jul 20, 2022
Music Supervisor Susan Jacobs & The Story of Malcolm McLaren After "Pistol"
Jul 15, 2022
Roe, Kelly and Highland Park: A Heavy News Update
Jul 11, 2022
The Best Albums of 2022 So Far
Jul 08, 2022
A Youthful Hit From 40 Years Ago
Jul 06, 2022
Yola, Opinions on Angel Olsen & RIP Chrissie Dickinson
Jul 01, 2022
When Your Best Song is a B-Side
Jun 29, 2022
John Doe & X's Under the Big Black Sun 40 Years Later
Jun 24, 2022
A 1985 Single Hits Number 1
Jun 22, 2022
Dean Wareham (Galaxie 500) on the Five Albums That Shaped Him
Jun 17, 2022
The Winners of the Sound Opinions Prize
Jun 15, 2022
Aimee Mann on the Five Albums That Shaped Her
Jun 10, 2022
A DIY Duo Brings The Dunedin Sound to the DIJ
Jun 08, 2022
Songs That Pose Questions, Plus Opinions on Kendrick Lamar & Florence + The Machine
Jun 03, 2022
From College Radio and Art Rock to Hootie and the Blowfish
Jun 01, 2022
Exile on Main St. 50th Anniversary
May 27, 2022
An Interview with Painter Steve Keene
May 25, 2022
Lenny Kaye of the Patti Smith Group, Opinions on Warpaint & Lucius
May 20, 2022
An Early Electronic Take on Pink Floyd
May 18, 2022
Buried Treasures Extravaganza
May 13, 2022
The Best 2000s NYC Band
May 11, 2022
The Elephant 6 Mystery Plus Opinions on Jack White & Sharon Van Etten
May 06, 2022
R.I.P. Cynthia Plaster Caster & News About Jam Productions
May 04, 2022
Life During Wartime: Trupa Trupa & Tamar Aphek
Apr 29, 2022
A Shoegaze Song Named For A Woman
Apr 27, 2022
Devo, Plus Opinions on The Linda Lindas & The Regrettes, RIP Chris Bailey of the Saints
Apr 22, 2022
One of the Best Albums of the '90s
Apr 20, 2022
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Led Zeppelin, Plus Opinions on Wet Leg & Rosalía
Apr 15, 2022
An Australian Sings an Italian Song of Resistance
Apr 13, 2022
Revisiting Yankee Hotel Foxtrot With Wilco
Apr 08, 2022
Give an Undersung Drummer Some
Apr 06, 2022
Songs Named After Women, Ukrainian Musician Serge Tiagnyriadno & RIP Timmy Thomas
Apr 01, 2022
Making Music In Kyiv
Mar 30, 2022
CREEM Magazine & Opinions on Curtis Harding, Superchunk & Maren Morris, Plus Snail Mail
Mar 25, 2022
Tara Key on her tribute to Wink O'Bannon
Mar 23, 2022
Lucy Dacus, Opinions on Dolly Parton & SASAMI
Mar 18, 2022
A Beloved Boston Band Finally Gets Played
Mar 16, 2022
X-Ray Spex & the Power of Poly Styrene, Opinions on Saba & Shamir
Mar 11, 2022
Where Rock Meets Bach
Mar 09, 2022
Best Speak-Singing Songs, RIP Mark Lanegan & Opinions on Spoon
Mar 04, 2022
The Second Best Song About Madame Curie Ever Written
Mar 02, 2022
Buried Treasures, Desert Island Jukebox & More
Feb 25, 2022
An Album And Career That Fizzled, Then Came To Life 30 Years Later
Feb 23, 2022
The Legacy of J Dilla with Dan Charnas, Opinions on Big Thief & Sarah Shook & the Disarmers
Feb 18, 2022
A tribute to two soul greats
Feb 16, 2022
Debating KISS, Opinions on Amber Mark & RIP Sam Lay
Feb 11, 2022
A CBGB house band inspired by the Ronettes
Feb 09, 2022
Songs About Getting Away on Vacation & Opinions on Mitski
Feb 04, 2022
Saying Goodbye to a Detroit "Bad Girl"
Feb 02, 2022
John Prine's Debut Album & RIP Meat Loaf
Jan 28, 2022
John Darnielle on his new novel, Devil House
Jan 26, 2022
Adia Victoria, Goodbye Ronnie Spector, Plus Opinions on Earl Sweatshirt and FKA twigs
Jan 21, 2022
A classic house track that inspired a top single of 2021
Jan 19, 2022
Robert Finley, Opinions on Neil Young, The Weeknd & Turnstile, Plus Peter Bogdanovich
Jan 14, 2022
Peter Bogdanovich on Tom Petty
Jan 12, 2022
The Top Singles of 2021 & Greg's Mixtape
Jan 07, 2022
A great song by a cool band, made popular by a pop star
Jan 05, 2022
"Gimme Shelter" Singer Merry Clayton & Author Dawnie Walton
Dec 31, 2021
A '90s Nugget Gets Added to the Jukebox
Dec 29, 2021
Revisiting Carole King's Tapestry
Dec 24, 2021
A rap duo that's big in Canada, plus a TV show endorsement
Dec 22, 2021
Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular with Andy Cirzan
Dec 17, 2021
Matt Muse Interview and Music World Obituaries
Dec 15, 2021
The Best Albums of 2021
Dec 10, 2021
When concerts turn unsafe
Dec 08, 2021
The Beatles Get Back, Astroworld & Concert Safety
Dec 03, 2021
The first American band signed to 4AD
Dec 01, 2021
Aimee Mann's Five Essential Albums, Opinions on Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Nov 26, 2021
The story of Karen Dalton
Nov 24, 2021
Songs About Giving Thanks, Opinions on IDLES & Courtney Barnett
Nov 19, 2021
Jim remembers a lesser-known Motown diva
Nov 17, 2021
Buried Treasures, Opinions on ABBA & Goat Girl
Nov 12, 2021
A soulful cover of a spooky song
Nov 10, 2021
Miles Copeland of I.R.S. Records on R.E.M., The Police and More, Plus Opinions on Brandi Carlile & Parquet Courts
Nov 05, 2021
A Chicago band that spurred an entire genre
Nov 03, 2021
The Velvet Underground with Dir. Todd Haynes, Opinions on Ray BLK & illuminati hotties
Oct 29, 2021
More with Jimmy Jam
Oct 27, 2021
Ghostly Tracks & the Origins Behind Them
Oct 22, 2021
The Go-Go's Gina Schock on her new photobook, the Rock Hall of Fame & more
Oct 20, 2021
Jimmy Jam of Jam & Lewis on His Hits With Janet Jackson & New Album, Plus Shirley Manson of Garbage
Oct 15, 2021
Critical darlings once more
Oct 13, 2021
Jason Molina: His Life and Music, Plus Opinions on Mickey Guyton & Leon Bridges
Oct 08, 2021
Shirley Manson on Garbage's new album and her podcast
Oct 06, 2021
The R. Kelly Conviction with dream hampton and Jim DeRogatis & Reviews of Adia Victoria and Little Simz
Oct 01, 2021
The Drive-By Truckers' American South
Sep 29, 2021
Reviews of Low, Kacey Musgraves, Lil Nas X & More, Plus Guest Desert Island Jukebox
Sep 24, 2021
A band that really cooks
Sep 22, 2021
Pitchfork Music Festival report and more buried treasures
Sep 20, 2021
Buried Treasures & Tamar Aphek
Sep 17, 2021
Leon Bridges on honing his Gold-Diggers Sound
Sep 15, 2021
Glam Rocker Art d'Ecco, Opinions on Drake & Halsey
Sep 10, 2021
Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond talks with Althea Legaspi, plus a live music update
Sep 08, 2021
Songs About Breaking Free, Kanye Review, RIP Lee Scratch Perry
Sep 03, 2021
A tribute to half of one of the greatest rock 'n roll duos ever
Sep 01, 2021
Yola & Charlie Watts
Aug 27, 2021
Richard Thompson on jamming with Led Zeppelin, getting mocked by Buck Owens and avoiding his police officer dad in 1960s London
Aug 25, 2021
A conversation about Aaliyah
Aug 24, 2021
Richard Thompson of Fairport Convention, Opinions on Naked Raygun & Amythyst Kiah
Aug 20, 2021
Dusty Hill, The Bearded Blues Rock Bassist and Vocalist, Remembered
Aug 18, 2021
Yes's Going For the One with Jon Anderson & Opinions on Tyler, the Creator
Aug 13, 2021
Jim is Pure as New York Snow with his Latest Desert Island Disc
Aug 11, 2021
Latin Music's Ascent, Opinions on Prince & Billie Eilish
Aug 06, 2021
Paying tribute to the kindest Assassin known to the music world
Aug 04, 2021
Woodstock '99 & Guests' Desert Island Jukebox Picks
Jul 30, 2021
Alejandro Escovedo and mental health care for musicians
Jul 28, 2021
Buried Treasures, Biz Markie & Damon Locks
Jul 23, 2021
Comedian Chris Gethard
Jul 21, 2021
Dawn Richard, Opinions on Sault & Lucy Dacus
Jul 16, 2021
How Chicago musicians are supporting struggling venues
Jul 14, 2021
Radiohead's Kid A & The Tale of Sex Pistols' Manager Malcolm McLaren
Jul 09, 2021
A Stax song without Steve Cropper
Jul 07, 2021
Music Activism: Fay Milton (Savages) on Climate Change & IDLES
Jul 02, 2021
Appreciating an annoying 17-year habit
Jun 30, 2021
Guitarist Steve Cropper, Opinions on H.E.R. & Bachelor
Jun 25, 2021
The song that got King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard hooked on sonics
Jun 23, 2021
Best Albums of 2021 So Far
Jun 18, 2021
How music festivals are moving forward in 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Bassist Pino Palladino, Opinions on Wolf Alice & Japanese Breakfast
Jun 11, 2021
A trailblazer who didn't care what anyone thought: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Jun 09, 2021
#810 Buried Treasures, Opinions on Olivia Rodrigo & Monster Magnet
Jun 04, 2021
A Power Pop Education: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Jun 02, 2021
#809 Tune-Yards & Concert Venue Accessibility
May 28, 2021
More with Dawnie Walton, author of The Final Revival of Opal and Nev
May 26, 2021
#808 Album Review Roundup (St. Vincent, Tony Allen & More) Plus How to Save the Music Ecosystem
May 21, 2021
Remembering two legends of the Chicago music scene
May 19, 2021
#807 The Story of Malaco Records, Opinions on Miranda Lambert & girl in red
May 14, 2021
Bonus podcast 25: More from Nancy Wilson
May 12, 2021
#806 Nancy Wilson of Heart, Opinions on Art d'Ecco & Marianne Faithfull
May 07, 2021
Bonus podcast 24: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
May 05, 2021
#805 Hip Hop History, Opinions on Dawn Richard & Dry Cleaning, Beach Bunny
Apr 30, 2021
Bonus podcast 23: Jim's DIJ
Apr 28, 2021
#804 The Best Backing Vocals, Opinions on BROCKHAMPTON & Eleventh Dream Day
Apr 23, 2021
Bonus podcast 22: More Merry Clayton
Apr 21, 2021
#803 Sound of Metal's Paul Raci & The Story of Guy Clark
Apr 16, 2021
Bonus podcast 21: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Apr 14, 2021
#802 Buried Treasures & SXSW 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Bonus podcast 20: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Apr 07, 2021
Sound Opinions Trailer
Apr 04, 2021
#801 Merry Clayton & "The Final Revival of Opal & Nev" author Dawnie Walton
Apr 02, 2021
Bonus podcast 19: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Mar 31, 2021
#800: Tune-Yards, serpentwithfeet & La Femme, Memories of 800 Episodes of Sound Ops
Mar 26, 2021
Bonus podcast 18: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Mar 24, 2021
#799 Carole King's Tapestry on its 50th Anniversary
Mar 19, 2021
Bonus podcast 17: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Mar 17, 2021
#798 Disgraceland's Jake Brennan, Songs About Shady Characters & Black Pumas
Mar 12, 2021
Bonus podcast 16: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Mar 10, 2021
#797 The Story of Fortune Records, Opinions on The Hold Steady, Julien Baker & King Gizzard & the Wizard Lizard
Mar 05, 2021
Bonus podcast 15: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Mar 03, 2021
#796 Best Band Lineup Changes, Opinions on Arlo Parks & slowthai
Feb 26, 2021
Bonus podcast 14: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Feb 24, 2021
#795 Todd Rundgren on His Virtual Tour, Meat Loaf, Plus Opinions on The Weather Station
Feb 19, 2021
Bonus podcast 13: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Feb 17, 2021
#794 Buried Treasures & Peter Stampfel
Feb 12, 2021
Bonus podcast 12: RIP Mary Wilson of the Supremes
Feb 10, 2021
#793 John Carpenter, Favorite Film Scores & Opinions on Goat Girl & Madlib
Feb 05, 2021
Bonus podcast 11: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Feb 03, 2021
#792 The Zappa Show, Feat. Director Alex Winter; Opinions on Viagra Boys
Jan 29, 2021
Bonus podcast 10: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Jan 27, 2021
#791 The Evolution of Taylor Swift; Phil Spector, Jazmine Sullivan & Sylvain Sylvain
Jan 22, 2021
Bonus podcast 9: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Jan 20, 2021
#790 Songs About Mistakes, Opinions on Paul McCartney & Steve Earle
Jan 15, 2021
Bonus podcast 8: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Jan 13, 2021
#789 Cameron Crowe on Almost Famous, Opinions on Miley Cyrus & MF Doom
Jan 08, 2021
Bonus podcast 7: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Jan 06, 2021
#788 Buried Treasures, Greg's Mixtape & Artists We Lost in 2020
Jan 01, 2021
#787 The Year in the Music Industry
Dec 25, 2020
#786 Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2020
Dec 18, 2020
Bonus podcast 6: Best Albums of 2020 Continued!
Dec 16, 2020
#785 Best Albums of 2020
Dec 11, 2020
Bonus podcast 5: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Dec 09, 2020
#784 Radiohead's Kid A & the Story of Sex Pistols' Manager Malcolm McLaren
Dec 04, 2020
Bonus podcast 4: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Dec 02, 2020
#783 Review Roundup & Pylon
Nov 27, 2020
Bonus podcast 3: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Nov 25, 2020
#782 Bob Mould & The Story of Hawkwind
Nov 20, 2020
Bonus podcast 2: Jim's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Nov 18, 2020
#781 Tribute Albums
Nov 13, 2020
Bonus podcast: Greg's Desert Island Jukebox pick
Nov 11, 2020
#780 Buried Treasures & Singer-Songwriter Nana Adjoa
Nov 06, 2020
#779 Jimmy Carter, Rock & Roll President & Hanif Abdurraquib
Oct 30, 2020
#778 Songs About Witches & D'Angelo's Voodoo
Oct 23, 2020
#777 The Go-Go's Kathy Valentine, R.I.P. Eddie Van Halen and Opinions on Shamir & Shemekia Copeland
Oct 16, 2020
#776 Record Review Roundup & Wendy Carlos
Oct 09, 2020
#775 The Story of Creem Magazine & British Rock Band IDLES
Oct 02, 2020
#774 Hannibal Buress & How Record Stores Are Adapting
Sep 25, 2020
#773 Yes' Going For The One & Protomartyr Review
Sep 18, 2020
#772 Buried Treasures & the Future of Music Venues
Sep 11, 2020
#771 Songs About New Beginnings
Sep 04, 2020
#770: Give The Drummer Some
Aug 28, 2020
#769: The Replacements & Mission of Burma
Aug 21, 2020
#768 The Velvet Underground & Nico
Aug 14, 2020
#767 The New Analog & Opinions On Neil Young
Aug 07, 2020
#766 Chris Frantz and Talking Heads
Jul 31, 2020
#765 Chicago Soul
Jul 24, 2020
#764 Songs About Help and the Rock Doctors
Jul 17, 2020
#763 Buried Treasures & Caroline Rose
Jul 10, 2020
#762 Bill Withers' Live at Carnegie Hall & Opinions on Phoebe Bridgers
Jul 03, 2020
#761 Instant Commentaries & Opinions on Bob Dylan
Jun 26, 2020
#760 Best Albums of 2020...So Far
Jun 19, 2020
#759 Cover Songs, Opinions on Jehnny Beth & Remembering Jimmy Cobb
Jun 12, 2020
#758 Buried Treasures & Ask The Critics
Jun 05, 2020
#757 Concerts That Shaped Us & Opinions On They Call Me Disco
May 29, 2020
#756 History in Songs & Best Coast
May 22, 2020
#755 Virtual Vacations, Mudhoney in Seattle, & RIP Little Richard
May 15, 2020
#754 God Save the Queens: Women in Hip-Hop, Opinions on Jason Isbell & Chicano Batman, Hamilton Bohannon
May 08, 2020
#753: Review Roundup, Bill Withers & the Red Sox Organist
Apr 30, 2020
#752 Buried Treasures & Sudan Archives
Apr 24, 2020
#751 Rocking the Closet: Sexuality in Music, Opinions on Dua Lipa, Waxahatchee & Melkbelly
Apr 17, 2020
#750 Raphael Saadiq, Remembering John Prine
Apr 10, 2020
#749 Review Roundup & The Masked Marauders
Apr 03, 2020
#748 Social Distancing on the Desert Island, R.I.P. Singer and Songwriter Paul K.
Mar 27, 2020
#747 Joni Mitchell's Blue
Mar 20, 2020
#746 OutKast's Stankonia & Caroline Polachek
Mar 13, 2020
#745 Songs About Animals, Opinions on Tame Impala & Grimes
Mar 06, 2020
#744 Songs About Time, Ask the Critics Pt. 2
Feb 28, 2020
#743 Buried Treasures & Briston Maroney
Feb 21, 2020
#742 Ask the Critics, Hologram Tours & Opinions on Wire
Feb 14, 2020
#741 King Crimson, R.I.P. Andy Gill of Gang of Four
Feb 07, 2020
#740 Best Film Acting Performances By Musicians, Host of Slow Burn on the Muders of Tupac & Biggie
Jan 31, 2020
#739 Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Opinions on Drive-By Truckers & Torres
Jan 24, 2020
#738 The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds, R.I.P. Neil Peart & Opinions on Beach Slang
Jan 17, 2020
#737 Buried Treasures & Folk Singer-Songwriter Joan Shelley
Jan 10, 2020
#736 Songs About Pot, Rock Doctors & Angie McMahon
Jan 03, 2020
#735 Albums of the Decade, Greg's Mixtape, Juice WRLD & Roy Loney
Dec 27, 2019
#734 Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2019 with Andy Cirzan
Dec 20, 2019
#733 The Best Albums of 2019
Dec 13, 2019
#732 William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock 'N' Roll, Opinions on Leonard Cohen & Sudan Archives
Dec 06, 2019
#731 Thanksgiving Leftovers & DJ Shadow on Sampling
Nov 29, 2019
#730 Songs That Make You Cry, Opinions on The Replacements & FKA twigs
Nov 22, 2019
#729 Buried Treasures & Bobby Rush
Nov 15, 2019
#728 Songs About the Radio & Opinions on Michael Kiwanuka
Nov 08, 2019
#727 Janis Joplin, Opinions on Kanye West & Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Nov 01, 2019
#726 Bands in Costume, Opinions on Battles & Farewell to Music Critic Nick Tosches
Oct 25, 2019
#725 The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St.
Oct 18, 2019
#724 Songs We Love By Bands We Don't, Opinions on Nick Cave & Farewell to Ginger Baker & Kim Shattuck
Oct 11, 2019
#723 Family Bands & Opinions on Wilco
Oct 04, 2019
#722 Fugazi's Repeater, Opinions on Psychedelic Country Artist Sturgill Simpson
Sep 27, 2019
#721 Opinions on Tool, Lana Del Rey & More, Farewell to Ric Ocasek & Daniel Johnston
Sep 20, 2019
#720 Buried Treasures & Peter Lewis of Moby Grape
Sep 13, 2019
#719 James Alexander of the Bar-Kays & Favorite Bass Lines
Sep 06, 2019
#718 Whitney & Songs About Quitting Work
Aug 30, 2019
#717 Best Music Cameos & Opinions on Raphael Saadiq
Aug 23, 2019
#716 The Mountain Goats, Opinions on Sleater-Kinney & The Regrettes
Aug 16, 2019
#715 The Legend of Robert Johnson
Aug 09, 2019
#714 Why the Ramones Matter, Tommy Ramone & Opinions on Chance the Rapper
Aug 02, 2019
#713 Australian Singer-Songwriter Julia Jacklin, Opinions on Blood Orange
Jul 26, 2019
#712 Buried Treasures & Tasha
Jul 19, 2019
#711 Marvin Gaye's What's Going On & the Wah-Wah Pedal
Jul 12, 2019
#710 Neil Young & Crazy Horse's Rust Never Sleeps on its 40th Anniversary, the Rickenbacker 12-String Guitar
Jul 05, 2019
#709 Music That Made Me & the Universal Music Warehouse Fire
Jun 28, 2019
#708 The Best Albums of 2019 So Far
Jun 21, 2019
#707 Roky Erickson, Dr. John & Jim DeRogatis on R. Kelly
Jun 14, 2019
#706 Mavis Staples
Jun 07, 2019
#705 Buried Treasures & Ex Hex
May 31, 2019
#704 De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising & Opinions on The National
May 24, 2019
#703 Paisley Underground, The Shangri-Las' Leader of the Pack & Opinions on Tacocat
May 17, 2019
#702 Sharon Van Etten & Opinions on Jamila Woods
May 10, 2019
#701 Band Reunions, Opinions on Vampire Weekend
May 03, 2019
#700 Sound Opinions in Space, Opinions on Lizzo & Emily King
Apr 26, 2019
#699 Moby, Opinions on Nico Segal's Intellexual
Apr 19, 2019
#698 Buried Treasures, Rock Doctors, Opinions on Marvin Gaye
Apr 12, 2019
#697 Shoegaze & Opinions on Priests
Apr 05, 2019
#696 True Crime Songs, Opinions on Jenny Lewis & Sara Romweber
Mar 29, 2019
#695 Alternative Country Singer-Songwriter Sarah Shook & SXSW 2019
Mar 22, 2019
#694 The Best of Sound Opinions Live & Hal Blaine
Mar 15, 2019
#693 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Chaka Khan & Solange
Mar 08, 2019
#692 The Stooges' Fun House and Remembering Talk Talk's Mark Hollis
Mar 01, 2019
#691 The Story of Blues Label Alligator Records & Conversation with Buddy Guy
Feb 22, 2019
#690 Songs About Writers, Opinions on Bob Mould & Sneaks
Feb 15, 2019
#689 Walk This Way: The Story of Run-DMC's Collaboration With Aerosmith, Opinions on Emily King
Feb 08, 2019
#688 Weird Instruments of Rock, Opinions on Maggie Rogers & Sharon Van Etten
Feb 01, 2019
#687 Buried Treasures & Chicago Soul Band The O'My's
Jan 25, 2019
#686 Revolver Cover Artist and Bassist Klaus Voormann, The Artist vs. the Art
Jan 18, 2019
#685 Great Starts - Songs With Iconic Beginnings
Jan 11, 2019
#684 Great Duets & Writer Malcolm Gladwell
Jan 04, 2019
#683 Jim & Greg's 2018 Mixtapes & In Memoriam
Dec 28, 2018
#682 Rush & Paying Tribute to Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks
Dec 21, 2018
#681 Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular
Dec 14, 2018
#680 The Best Albums of 2018
Dec 07, 2018
#679 Singer-Songwriter Amanda Shires & Opinions on Anderson .Paak & Art Brut
Nov 30, 2018
#678 Astral Weeks 50th Anniversary & Guest Desert Island Jukebox
Nov 23, 2018
#677 Buried Treasures & Dad Rap
Nov 16, 2018
#676 Lennon v. McCartney Solo Careers & Opinions on Vince Staples & Makaya McCraven
Nov 09, 2018
#675 21st Century Protest Music & Opinions on Robyn
Nov 02, 2018
#674 Scary Songs For Halloween & Opinions on Greta Van Fleet
Oct 26, 2018
#673 Film & T.V. Music Supervisor Susan Jacobs, Opinions on Prince & Sam Phillips
Oct 19, 2018
#672 Buried Treasures & Beatles Audio Engineer Geoff Emerick
Oct 12, 2018
#671 Wayne Kramer of the MC5, Opinions on Noname & Otis Rush
Oct 05, 2018
#670 Diss Tracks & Rock Doctors
Sep 28, 2018
#669 Dessa & Opinions on Paul McCartney
Sep 21, 2018
#668 Disco & Seymour Stein
Sep 14, 2018
#667 Buried Treasures & Bat Fangs
Sep 07, 2018
#666 Mastodon's Brann Dailor & Songs About the Devil
Aug 31, 2018
#665 Billions Co-Creator & Screenwriter Brian Koppelman, Opinions on The Coup & Amanda Shires
Aug 24, 2018
#664 Remembering Aretha Franklin
Aug 17, 2018
#663 Roxy Music
Aug 10, 2018
#662 Sound Opinions at Sea & Phoebe Bridgers
Aug 03, 2018
#661 Alice Cooper, Opinions on Chance the Rapper & Deafheaven
Jul 27, 2018
#660 PJ Morton & Opinions on Drake
Jul 20, 2018
#659 Buried Treasures & MSNBC's Ari Melber
Jul 13, 2018
#658 Sound Opinions LIVE
Jul 06, 2018
#657 Best Albums of 2018 So Far
Jun 29, 2018
#656 Hinds & Opinions on Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Parquet Courts & More
Jun 22, 2018
#655 Margo Price & Anthony Bourdain
Jun 15, 2018
#654 Joni Mitchell's Blue
Jun 08, 2018
#653 Anxious Anthems & Leon Bridges
Jun 01, 2018
#652 Give the Drummer Some
May 25, 2018
#651 John Prine, Opinions on Courtney Barnett & Scott Hutchison
May 18, 2018
#650 Buried Treasures & Guest Desert Island Jukebox
May 11, 2018
#649 Slayer, Opinions on Janelle Monáe & Liz Phair
May 04, 2018
#648 Songs About Horses, Opinions on Lucy Dacus & Torres
Apr 27, 2018
#647 Jason Isbell & Opinions on Cardi B
Apr 20, 2018
#646 The Legend of Captain Beefheart, Opinions on Kacey Musgraves & Sarah Shook
Apr 13, 2018
#645 The Regrettes, Buried Treasures & Frank Turner
Apr 06, 2018
#644 Exile on Main St.
Mar 30, 2018
#643 SXSW 2018
Mar 23, 2018
#642 Songs About the Music Industry & Antibalas
Mar 16, 2018
#641 Buried Treasures & A Giant Dog
Mar 09, 2018
#640 Best Movie Soundtracks Pt. 2 & Opinions on the Black Panther Soundtrack
Mar 02, 2018
#639 Don Was, Opinions on Superchunk & Dessa
Feb 23, 2018
#638 Sir the Baptist & Opinions on MGMT
Feb 16, 2018
#637 "I Want You Back" Songs for Valentine's Day & Opinions on Justin Timberlake
Feb 09, 2018
#636 Cover Songs, Opinions on First Aid Kit & Mark E. Smith
Feb 02, 2018
#635 Vic Mensa, Opinions on tUnE-yArDs, Dolores O'Riordan & Hugh Masekela
Jan 26, 2018
#634 New Wave & Alison Moyet
Jan 19, 2018
#633 Iron & Wine and Opinions on Jeff Rosenstock
Jan 12, 2018
#632 Alex Cox & Opinions on N.E.R.D.
Jan 05, 2018
#631 Mixtapes 2017 & Musical In Memoriam
Dec 29, 2017
#630 Bob Ezrin & Amber Mark
Dec 22, 2017
#629 The Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2017
Dec 15, 2017
#628 Rock Criticism with Jonathan Lethem, Mavis Staples & Björk
Dec 08, 2017
#627 The Best Albums of 2017
Dec 01, 2017
#626 Songs of Thanks, the Bass VI & Rise Against's Tim McIlrath
Nov 24, 2017
#625 Al Green's The Belle Album & Opinions on Taylor Swift
Nov 17, 2017
#624 Ted Leo & Opinions on Shamir
Nov 10, 2017
#623 Buried Treasures & Ron Gallo
Nov 03, 2017
#622 Musical Costumes, Fats Domino & Gord Downie
Oct 27, 2017
#621 Julie Klausner, Beck, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile
Oct 20, 2017
#620 Jamila Woods, St. Vincent & Judy Collins
Oct 13, 2017
#619 Remembering Tom Petty
Oct 06, 2017
#618 Mavis Staples, Pt. 2, Protomartyr & Charles Bradley
Sep 29, 2017
#617 Live on Sound Opinions & Grant Hart of Hüsker Dü
Sep 22, 2017
#616 Late Bloomers, Filthy Friends & Little Dragon
Sep 15, 2017
#615 The Artist vs. the Art, The National, Queens of the Stone Age & Walter Becker
Sep 08, 2017
#614 Back-to-School Songs & Opinions on LCD Soundystem and Van Hunt
Sep 01, 2017
#613 Melvins & Billy Bragg on Skiffle
Aug 25, 2017
#612 One-Person Bands & Opinions on Randy Newman & Downtown Boys
Aug 18, 2017
#611 Steve Earle, Glen Campbell & Opinions on Vic Mensa
Aug 11, 2017
#610 Buried Treasures & the Wah-Wah Pedal
Aug 04, 2017
#609 Penelope Spheeris & Opinions on Arcade Fire
Jul 28, 2017
#608 Fantasy Songs, Slowdive & Opinions on Public Enemy
Jul 21, 2017
#607 1977 – The Year Punk Broke (Pt. 2) & She-Devils
Jul 14, 2017
#606 1977 – The Year Punk Broke (Pt. 1), Opinions on Fleet Foxes, and Jody Stephens
Jul 07, 2017
#605 World Tour – New Zealand & Opinions on Lorde
Jun 30, 2017
#604 Best Albums of 2017...So Far
Jun 23, 2017
#603 Musical Road Trip & Opinions on Chuck Berry
Jun 16, 2017
#602 Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker's Benmont Tench, Sgt. Pepper's 50th Anniversary & Opinions on Benjamin Booker
Jun 09, 2017
#601 Jack White & The History of the Rickenbacker 12-String
Jun 02, 2017
#600 Jenny Hval & Opinions on Harry Styles and Sir the Baptist
May 26, 2017
#599 Damon Krukowski & "The New Analog", Opinions on Low Cut Connie, and Lydia Loveless
May 19, 2017
#598 Fictional Bands, "Convoy" & Opinions on Gorillaz
May 12, 2017
#597 The Velvet Underground & Nico
May 05, 2017
#596 Guitar Riffs & Opinions on The Obsessed
Apr 28, 2017
#595 Drive-By Truckers & Opinions on Kendrick Lamar & Resistance Radio
Apr 21, 2017
#594 Spring Record Review Round-Up & Honeyblood
Apr 14, 2017
#593 Mavis Staples
Apr 07, 2017
#592 SXSW 2017
Mar 31, 2017
#591 Remembering Chuck Berry
Mar 24, 2017
#590 Desert Island Jukebox & Sunflower Bean
Mar 17, 2017
#589 One and Done & Opinions on Thundercat
Mar 10, 2017
#588 Gene Chandler & Opinions on The Feelies
Mar 03, 2017
#587 Buried Treasures & Clyde Stubblefield
Feb 24, 2017
#586 The Gotobeds & Opinions on Lupe Fiasco
Feb 17, 2017
#585 First Impressions & Opinions on Priests
Feb 10, 2017
#584 Shirley Collins & Opinions on Japandroids & Ty Segall
Feb 03, 2017
#583 Krautrock & Remembering Maggie Roche
Jan 27, 2017
#582 The Album Leaf & Opinions on The xx and The Flaming Lips
Jan 20, 2017
#581 All Apologies & Opinions on Run the Jewels
Jan 13, 2017
#580 Esperanza Spalding & David Bowie, One Year Later
Jan 06, 2017
#579 Mixtapes 2016 & Musical In Memoriam
Dec 30, 2016
#578 The Mekons & Opinions on Dawn Richard
Dec 23, 2016
#577 The Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2016
Dec 16, 2016
#576 The Best Albums of 2016
Dec 09, 2016
#575 Hero Worship
Dec 02, 2016
#574 Jon Brion & Opinions on Emeli Sandé
Nov 25, 2016
#573 Turkey Pardons & Remembering Leonard Cohen
Nov 18, 2016
#572 World Tour – Canada & Opinions on Alejandro Escovedo.
Nov 11, 2016
#571 Marvin Gaye's *What's Going On*
Nov 04, 2016
#570 The Handsome Family & Opinions on Lady Gaga
Oct 28, 2016
#569 Songs That Give You the Creeps & Opinions on Leonard Cohen
Oct 21, 2016
#568 Beach Slang & Opinions on Drive-By Truckers
Oct 14, 2016
#567 Bob Mehr on The Replacements & Opinions on Solange
Oct 07, 2016
#566 Fall Review Roundup & Buckwheat Zydeco
Sep 30, 2016
#565 Herb Alpert & Opinions on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Sep 23, 2016
#564 Buried Treasures & Alex Ross
Sep 16, 2016
#563 Mudhoney & Opinions on Wilco
Sep 09, 2016
#562 End of Summer Songs & Opinions on Angel Olsen
Sep 02, 2016
#561 The Art of Writing Hit Songs with Mann & Weil & Opinions on Frank Ocean
Aug 26, 2016
#560 World Tour - Brazil & Opinions on Ryley Walker
Aug 19, 2016
#559 Courtney Barnett & Opinions on Lydia Loveless
Aug 12, 2016
#558 Ska & Opinions on Jamila Woods
Aug 05, 2016
#557 Tortoise, Post-Rock & Opinions on Michael Kiwanuka
Jul 29, 2016
#556 Moby & Opinions on The Julie Ruin
Jul 22, 2016
#555 Better Campaign Songs & Opinions on The Avalanches
Jul 15, 2016
#554 Savages & Opinions on Maxwell & DJ Shadow
Jul 08, 2016
#553 Best Albums of 2016...So Far
Jul 01, 2016
#552 Bob Mould & Opinions on case/lang/veirs
Jun 24, 2016
#551 Anxious Anthems & Opinions on Paul Simon
Jun 17, 2016
#550 Eleanor Friedberger & Opinions on Chance the Rapper
Jun 10, 2016
#549 Bob Dylan at 75 – *Blonde on Blonde* to Modern Times
Jun 03, 2016
#548 Bob Dylan at 75 – From Protest to Plugging In
May 27, 2016
#547 Riot Grrrl at 25 & Opinions on Radiohead & Drake
May 20, 2016
#546 The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds
May 13, 2016
#545 Seinabo Sey & Opinions on Brian Eno
May 06, 2016
#544 Remembering Prince & Opinions on Beyoncé
Apr 29, 2016
#543 Earth Day, TV Tunes, & Opinions on Parquet Courts
Apr 22, 2016
#542 L.A. Reid & Springsteen's Protest
Apr 15, 2016
#541 Tax Day & Opinions on PJ Harvey
Apr 08, 2016
#540 Eleventh Dream Day & Opinions on M83
Apr 01, 2016
#539 SXSW 2016 & Opinions on Bob Mould
Mar 25, 2016
#538 1991 Revisited & Opinions on Iggy Pop
Mar 18, 2016
#537 Rock Around the Clock & Opinions on Kendrick Lamar
Mar 11, 2016
#536 Reviews Round-Up
Mar 04, 2016
#535 Rush & Opinions on Kanye West
Feb 26, 2016
#534 Music of the Civil Rights Era
Feb 19, 2016
#533 Los Lobos
Feb 12, 2016
#532 Anti-Love Songs for Valentine's Day & Opinions on Lucinda Williams
Feb 05, 2016
#531 Patti Smith's Horses & Opinions on Pusha T
Jan 29, 2016
#530 Shamir & Opinions on Savages
Jan 22, 2016
#529 Remembering David Bowie
Jan 15, 2016
#528 Glyn Johns & Opinions on Coldplay
Jan 08, 2016
#527 Mixtapes 2015 and the Return of the Cassette
Jan 01, 2016
#526 Ten Years of Sound Opinions
Dec 25, 2015
#525 The Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2015
Dec 18, 2015
#524 The Best Albums of 2015
Dec 11, 2015
#523 Sam Phillips & Sun Studios and Opinions on Adele
Dec 04, 2015
#522 History of the Moog & Opinions on Kurt Cobain
Nov 27, 2015
#521 The 2015 Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot
Nov 20, 2015
#520 Remembering Allen Toussaint & Opinions on The Chills
Nov 13, 2015
#519 Low Cut Connie & Opinions on Billy Gibbons
Nov 06, 2015
#518 Grand Slams in Music & Opinions on Protomartyr
Oct 30, 2015
#517 Songs About the Devil & Opinions on Joanna Newsom
Oct 23, 2015
#516 Twin Peaks & Opinions on The Dead Weather
Oct 16, 2015
#515 Spooner Oldham & Opinions on Janet Jackson
Oct 09, 2015
#514 London Calling and Opinions on Keith Richards & Disclosure
Oct 02, 2015
#513 Alice Cooper
Sep 25, 2015
#512 Wire, Blackalicious, & Low
Sep 18, 2015
#511 Back to School
Sep 11, 2015
#510 Bully and The Weeknd
Sep 04, 2015
#509 Ernie Isley
Aug 28, 2015
#508 Rock Doctors Return
Aug 21, 2015
#507 Buried Treasures & The Birth of Music Piracy
Aug 14, 2015
#506 Television and Music
Aug 07, 2015
#505 50 Years of The Grateful Dead
Jul 31, 2015
#504 Kate Pierson of the B-52s
Jul 24, 2015
#503 Tame Impala Live and On Record
Jul 17, 2015
#502 Summer Songs Part 2
Jul 10, 2015
#501 Torres and Opinions on Miguel
Jul 03, 2015
#500 Episode 500!
Jun 26, 2015
#499 The Life and Music of BB King & Opinions on Richard Thompson
Jun 19, 2015
#498 Best of 2015...So Far & Opinions on Donnie Trumpet
Jun 12, 2015
#497 Zola Jesus & Opinions on Florence + The Machine
Jun 05, 2015
#496 Scharpling & Wurster and Spring Record Reviews
May 29, 2015
#495 Passion Pit & Opinions on Shamir
May 22, 2015
#494 Peter Hook and Opinions on Passion Pit
May 15, 2015
#493 Against Me! and Opinions on Blur
May 08, 2015
#492 Songs About Mom for Mother's Day
May 01, 2015
#491 The Rock Fan's Guide to Jazz
Apr 24, 2015
#490 Going Solo & Opinions on Modest Mouse
Apr 17, 2015
#489 Sleater Kinney and Opinions on Death Cab for Cutie
Apr 10, 2015
#488 Hal Blaine and Opinions on Courtney Barnett
Apr 03, 2015
#487 SXSW 2015 & Opinions on Kendrick Lamar
Mar 27, 2015
#486 Jac Holzman on Elektra Records and Opinions on Cannibal Ox
Mar 20, 2015
#485 Buried Treasures and Opinions on Madonna
Mar 13, 2015
#484 The Rock Doctors Cure Heartache & Opinions on Screaming Females
Mar 06, 2015
#483 Nick Mason on Pink Floyd and Opinions on Drake
Feb 27, 2015
#482 The Sound Opinions World Tour: Cuba & Opinions on Pops Staples
Feb 20, 2015
#481 Run the Jewels and Opinions on Father John Misty
Feb 13, 2015
#480 Secret Love for Valentine's Day & Opinions on Bob Dylan.
Feb 06, 2015
#479 The True Adventures of The Rolling Stones & Opinions on Lupe Fiasco and Bjork
Jan 30, 2015
#478 Strange Bedfellows of Rock & Opinions on Sleater-Kinney.
Jan 23, 2015
#477 Mary J. Blige and Opinions on The Decemberists
Jan 16, 2015
#476 Spoon and Opinions on Divine Styler
Jan 09, 2015
#475 Mixtapes 2014 & Musical In Memoriam
Jan 02, 2015
#474 Desert Island Jukebox Special
Dec 26, 2014
#473 Bloodshot Records & Opinions on D'Angelo.
Dec 19, 2014
#472 The Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2014
Dec 12, 2014
#471 The Best Albums of 2014
Dec 05, 2014
#470 Protomartyr and Opinions on The Preatures
Nov 28, 2014
#469 Robert Plant and Opinions on TV on the Radio
Nov 21, 2014
#468 The 2014 Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot
Nov 14, 2014
#467 Broken Bells
Nov 07, 2014
#466 Pink Floyd's The Wall and Music & Science
Oct 31, 2014
#465 Rock Music & the Occult and Opinions on Stevie Nicks
Oct 24, 2014
#464 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Bob Seger
Oct 17, 2014
#463 The Both & Opinions on Weezer
Oct 10, 2014
#462 Best Guitar Riffs and Opinions on Prince
Oct 03, 2014
#461 Fall Record Reviews
Sep 26, 2014
#460 Tweedy
Sep 19, 2014
#459 James Brown Live at the Apollo and Opinions on New Pornographers & FKA Twigs
Sep 12, 2014
#458 Work Songs and Opinions on Ty Segall
Sep 05, 2014
#457 Benjamin Booker and Opinions on Robert Plant
Aug 29, 2014
#456 New Wave and Opinions on Sinead O'Connor
Aug 22, 2014
#455 Rock Operas
Aug 15, 2014
#454 Kelis & Opinions on Spoon
Aug 08, 2014
#453 Tommy Ramone on Rocket to Russia & Opinions on Tom Petty
Aug 01, 2014
#452 Rosanne Cash & Opinions on Jenny Lewis
Jul 25, 2014
#451 Rob Reiner on Spinal Tap & Opinions on Morrissey
Jul 18, 2014
#450 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Brian Eno
Jul 11, 2014
#449 Purple Rain and Opinions on Mastodon
Jul 04, 2014
#448 The 2014 Mid-Year Review & Opinions on Bob Mould
Jun 27, 2014
#447 Angel Olsen & Opinions on Lana Del Rey
Jun 20, 2014
#446 Richard Thompson & Opinions on Jack White
Jun 13, 2014
#445 The Baseball Project, The Rock Doctors Perform Surgery & Opinions on Sharon Van Etten
Jun 06, 2014
#444 Warpaint & Opinions on Neil Young
May 30, 2014
#443 Songs from the Front Lines
May 23, 2014
#442 Uncle Tupelo's No Depression and Opinions on Black Keys & Lykke Li
May 16, 2014
#441 Darkside & Opinions on tUnE-yArDs
May 09, 2014
#440 Chess Records & Damon Albarn & Kelis Reviews
May 02, 2014
#439 Songs That Make You Cry
Apr 25, 2014
#438 ABBA at 40 & Eurovision
Apr 18, 2014
#437 Giorgio Moroder and a Review of The Both
Apr 11, 2014
#436 Pelican and a Review of The Hold Steady
Apr 04, 2014
#435 The Allman Brothers Band & Black Lips Review
Mar 28, 2014
#434 SXSW 2014 & Nick Waterhouse Review
Mar 21, 2014
#433 Mike Watt of Minutemen & Reviews of Pharrell Williams and The War on Drugs
Mar 14, 2014
#432 Allen Toussaint & 20 Feet from Stardom
Mar 07, 2014
#431 Sly & the Family Stone, Oscar Songs and Lydia Loveless
Feb 28, 2014
#430 Deltron 3030 and Beck Review
Feb 21, 2014
#429 The Sound Opinions World Tour in Russia & Angel Olsen Review
Feb 14, 2014
#428 Musical Couples for Valentine's Day
Feb 07, 2014
#427 The Dismemberment Plan & Broken Bells Review
Jan 31, 2014
#426 Bands of The Bermuda Triangle
Jan 24, 2014
#425 The Beatles "Tune In" & Bruce Springsteen Review
Jan 17, 2014
#424 Rodrigo Y Gabriela & Remembering Phil Everly
Jan 10, 2014
#423 2013 Mixtapes & Ask the Critic
Jan 03, 2014
#422 The Dawn of Metal & Paramount Records
Dec 27, 2013
#421 Slayer Turns 30 and Reviews of Norah Jones, Billie Joe Armstrong and Childish Gambino
Dec 20, 2013
#420 The Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular
Dec 13, 2013
#419 The Best Albums of 2013
Dec 06, 2013
#418 Songs about the Music Business & Opinions on The Warlocks
Nov 29, 2013
#417 Remembering Lou Reed & Opinions on M.I.A.
Nov 22, 2013
#416 Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot
Nov 15, 2013
#415 Parquet Courts
Nov 08, 2013
#414 Sound Opinions on Astral Weeks, James Murphy & Lou Reed
Nov 01, 2013
#413 Neko Case & Opinions on Paul McCartney
Oct 25, 2013
#412 Sound Opinions Halloween Special & Opinions on Pearl Jam
Oct 18, 2013
#411 Willis Earl Beal & Opinions on Kings of Leon
Oct 11, 2013
#410 Fall Record Reviews & Jim's DIJ
Oct 04, 2013
#409 Savages & Opinions on Drake
Sep 27, 2013
#408 Replacements Reunion & Classic Album Dissection
Sep 20, 2013
#407 Cheap Trick Live At Budokan
Sep 13, 2013
#406 The Rock Doctors do Kung Fu & Opinions on Nine Inch Nails and Sam Phillips
Sep 06, 2013
#405 The Sound Opinions World Tour in South Africa
Aug 30, 2013
#404 Music of the Civil Rights Movement
Aug 23, 2013
#403 Josh Homme & Opinions on Superchunk
Aug 17, 2013
#402 Lindsey Buckingham
Aug 09, 2013
#401 The Best Rock Instrumentals & Opinions on Trouble
Aug 02, 2013
#400 Buried Treasures & Robin Thicke Review
Jul 26, 2013
#399 Johnny Marr & Reviews of El-P and Killer Mike
Jul 19, 2013
#398 Music of The Beats & Opinions on Jay-Z
Jul 12, 2013
#397 Indians & Black Sabbath Review
Jul 05, 2013
#396 The Sound Opinions World Tour in Mexico
Jun 28, 2013
#395 Bryan Ferry & Opinions on Kanye West
Jun 20, 2013
#394 Best Family Bands & The Handsome Family Review
Jun 13, 2013
#393 Best Albums of 2013...So Far
Jun 07, 2013
#392 *At Folsom Prison* & Reviews of {artist: Natalie Maines} and {artist: The National}
May 31, 2013
#391 Wild Belle & Daft Punk Review
May 24, 2013
#390 Peter Hook & Chance the Rapper Review
May 17, 2013
Show #389: Tame Impala & Savages Review
May 10, 2013
#388 Sound Opinions World Tour in Japan & Jessie Ware Review
May 03, 2013
#387 Joe Boyd & Opinions on The Besnard Lakes
Apr 26, 2013
#386 Kurt Vile & Phoenix Review
Apr 19, 2013
#385 Remembering Roger Ebert & Opinions on the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Apr 12, 2013
#384 Emeli Sande & Opinions on Low
Apr 05, 2013
#383 Grand Slams (Four Great Albums in a Row) & The Strokes Review
Mar 29, 2013
#382 SXSW 2013 & Opinions on Justin Timberlake
Mar 22, 2013
#381 Tony Visconti & Opinions on David Bowie
Mar 15, 2013
#380 Lucinda Williams & Opinions on Rhye
Mar 08, 2013
#379 Sound Opinions World Tour: Sweden & Atoms for Peace Review
Mar 01, 2013
#378 Buried Treasures and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Review
Feb 22, 2013
#377 Jimmy Cliff & Richard Thompson Review
Feb 15, 2013
#376 Valentine's Day Special & My Bloody Valentine Review
Feb 08, 2013
#375 The db's & Solange Review
Feb 01, 2013
#374 Trey Parker and Matt Stone & Reviews of New Order and Parquet Courts
Jan 25, 2013
#373 Best Satirical Songs & Yo La Tengo Review
Jan 18, 2013
#372 Aimee Mann & Bruno Mars Review
Jan 11, 2013
#371 Shoegaze (Genre Dissection) & Big Boi Review
Jan 04, 2013
#370 Mixtapes 2012 & In Memoriam
Dec 28, 2012
#369 Supergroups & Alicia Keys Review
Dec 21, 2012
#368 Holiday Spectacular 2012: Santa Soul
Dec 14, 2012
#367 The Best Albums of 2012
Dec 07, 2012
#366 Divine Fits & Rihanna Review
Nov 30, 2012
#365 Big Star Dissection & Soundgarden Review
Nov 23, 2012
#364 Turkey Shoot 2012 & The Coup Review
Nov 16, 2012
#363 John Cale & Tame Impala Review
Nov 09, 2012
#362 'Live at the Apollo' Classic Album Dissection & Reviews of Neil Young and Kendrick Lamar
Nov 02, 2012
#361 Halloween Special 2012 & Converge Review
Oct 26, 2012
#360 Ty Segall & Reviews of Miguel and Grizzly Bear
Oct 19, 2012
#359 Passion Pit & Wanda Jackson Review
Oct 12, 2012
#358 Rock Doctors with Mark Crilley and Reviews of Mumford & Sons and Lupe Fiasco
Oct 05, 2012
#357 Japandroids & Reviews of Green Day and The xx
Sep 28, 2012
#356 El-P & Bob Dylan Review
Sep 21, 2012
#355 Buried Treasures & Divine Fits Review
Sep 14, 2012
#354 OFF! & Reviews of Cat Power and Bob Mould
Sep 07, 2012
#353 Elephant 6 Revisted & Dead Can Dance Review
Aug 31, 2012
#352 Days of the Week Songs & Yeasayer Review
Aug 24, 2012
#351 1977: The Year Punk Broke (Part 2) & Antibalas Review
Aug 17, 2012
#350 1977: The Year Punk Broke (Part 1) & Red Kross Review
Aug 10, 2012
#349 Jack White
Aug 03, 2012
#348 Lydia Loveless & Mission of Burma and Passion Pit Opinions
Jul 27, 2012
#347 The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (Classic Album Dissection)
Jul 20, 2012
#346 Kelly Hogan & Reviews of Emeli Sande & Hot Chip
Jul 13, 2012
#345 Summer Record Review Roundup
Jul 06, 2012
#344 Van Hunt & Fiona Apple Review
Jun 29, 2012
#343 Best Albums of 2012 So Far & Neil Young and Crazy Horse Review
Jun 22, 2012
#342 Willie Nelson, K-Pop & A Real Life Desert Island Jukebox
Jun 15, 2012
#341 Electronic Dance Music & Garbage Review
Jun 08, 2012
#340 Screaming Females & the Alan Lomax Archive
Jun 01, 2012
#339 Disco Doesn't Suck and Opinions on Beach House & Killer Mike
May 25, 2012
#338 James Mercer & Norah Jones Review
May 18, 2012
#337 Songs About Mom
May 11, 2012
#336 Sharon Van Etten & Santigold Review
May 04, 2012
#335 Rock Doctors Family Practice & Jack White Review
Apr 27, 2012
#334 Best Second Acts & Spiritualized Review
Apr 20, 2012
#333 Alabama Shakes & Opinions on Nicki Minaj
Apr 13, 2012
#332 Amazing Grace (Classic Album Dissection) & Willis Earl Beal Review
Apr 06, 2012
#331 The Kills & Reviews of Madonna and Dr. John
Mar 30, 2012
#330 SXSW 2012 & The Shins Review
Mar 23, 2012
#329 Nick Lowe & Sinead O'Connor Review
Mar 16, 2012
#328 The Monkees & Reviews of Andrew Bird and Kid Cudi
Mar 09, 2012
#327 Fred Armisen & Reviews of Bruce Springsteen and Mark Lanegan
Mar 02, 2012
#326 Dessa & Sleigh Bells Review
Feb 24, 2012
#325 1967: Monterey Pop and the Live Music Explosion
Feb 17, 2012
#324 First Love Songs & Opinions on Lana Del Rey
Feb 10, 2012
#323 1967: The Album as Art
Feb 03, 2012
#322 Debbie Harry & Leonard Cohen Review
Jan 27, 2012
#321 Short but Sweet & Craig Finn Review
Jan 20, 2012
#320 The Jayhawks & The Weeknd Review
Jan 13, 2012
#319 Winter 2012 Review Roundup
Jan 06, 2012
#318 Mixtapes 2011
Dec 30, 2011
#317 Desert Island Jukebox
Dec 23, 2011
#316 Christmas Spectacular 2011
Dec 16, 2011
#315 The Best Albums of 2011
Dec 09, 2011
#314 Trombone Shorty & Brian Wilson Review
Dec 02, 2011
#313 The Rock Doctors Treat Paul Krugman & Reviews of Oasis and Kate Bush
Nov 25, 2011
#311 Wild Flag and Lou Reed & Metallica Review
Nov 11, 2011
#310 Brian Eno & Coldplay Review
Nov 04, 2011
#309 Halloween Special 2011 & Tom Waits Review
Oct 28, 2011
#308 Cut Copy & Björk Review
Oct 21, 2011
#307 Hero Worship & Reviews of Van Hunt and Mastodon
Oct 14, 2011
#306 R.E.M. & Wilco Review
Oct 07, 2011
#305 Bob Ezrin & Das Racist Review
Sep 30, 2011
#304 Handsome Furs & St. Vincent Review
Sep 23, 2011
#303 Bootsy Collins & Lindsey Buckingham Review
Sep 16, 2011
#302 Iron and Wine & Wild Flag Review
Sep 09, 2011
#301 Songs About Work & Opinions on Lil' Wayne
Sep 02, 2011
#300 Rust Never Sleeps & Opinions on Stephen Malkmus
Aug 26, 2011
#299 Buried Treasures & Opinions on John Hiatt
Aug 19, 2011
#298 Damon Krukowski & Naomi Yang and Opinions on Jay-Z & Kanye West
Aug 12, 2011
#297 The Swell Season & Opinions on Sons and Daughters and The Cool Kids
Aug 05, 2011
#296 Duets
Jul 29, 2011
#295 Bob Mould & Opinions on Brian Eno
Jul 22, 2011
#294 tUnE-yArDs
Jul 15, 2011
#293 Wax Trax! Records & Opinions on Beyoncé
Jul 08, 2011
#292 Best Albums of 2011 (So Far) & Opinions on Jill Scott
Jul 01, 2011
#291 Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil and Opinions on Bon Iver
Jun 24, 2011
#290 Arcade Fire & Opinions on Battles
Jun 17, 2011
#289 Songs About Dad & Opinions on Raphael Saadiq
Jun 10, 2011
#288 Late Bob Dylan & Opinions on My Morning Jacket
Jun 03, 2011
#287 Mike Watt & Opinions on Lady Gaga and Death Cab for Cutie
May 27, 2011
#286 Low & Opinions on Daniele Luppi
May 20, 2011
#285 Riotgrrrl & Opinions on The Cars and Fleet Foxes
May 13, 2011
#284 Titus Andronicus & Opinions on The Beastie Boys and The Feelies
May 06, 2011
#283 Bob Dylan Goes Electric
Apr 29, 2011
#282 Drive-By Truckers & Opinions on Gorillaz
Apr 22, 2011
#281 Butch Vig & Opinions on Foo Fighters and Paul Simon
Apr 15, 2011
#280 Tax Day Special and Opinions on TV on the Radio & Britney Spears
Apr 08, 2011
#279 Early Bob Dylan & Opinions on Lykke Li
Apr 01, 2011
#278 SXSW 2011 & Opinions on The Strokes
Mar 25, 2011
#277 Copyright Criminals & Opinions on R.E.M.
Mar 18, 2011
#276 The Vaselines & Opinions on Lupe Fiasco
Mar 11, 2011
#275 Jac Holzman of Elektra Records & Opinions on Adele and Lucinda Williams
Mar 04, 2011
#274 Gang of Four & Opinions on Radiohead
Feb 25, 2011
#273 The Monkees & Opinions on PJ Harvey and Drive-By Truckers
Feb 18, 2011
#272 Valentine's Day Special: Unrequited Love
Feb 11, 2011
#271 Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan & Opinions on Destroyer and The North Mississippi Allstars
Feb 04, 2011
#270 1991 & Opinions on Smith Westerns and Wanda Jackson
Jan 28, 2011
#269 Superchunk & Opinions on The Decemberists
Jan 21, 2011
#268 The Business of Hip-Hop & Opinions on Electric Wizard and Corinne Bailey Rae
Jan 14, 2011
#267 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Nicki Minaj
Jan 07, 2011
#266 Mixtapes 2010, Quincy Jones, & Opinions on Michael Jackson
Dec 31, 2010
#265 Songs in the Key of Life (Classic Album Dissection) & Opinions on Duffy and Daft Punk
Dec 24, 2010
#264 The Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular 2010
Dec 17, 2010
#263 The Best Albums of 2010
Dec 10, 2010
#262 James Murphy and Opinions on Black Eyed Peas
Dec 03, 2010
#261 Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot 2010
Nov 26, 2010
#260 Teenage Fanclub & Opinions on Kanye West
Nov 19, 2010
#259 The Rock Doctors Go Shopping
Nov 12, 2010
#258 Best Coast & Opinions on Bryan Ferry
Nov 05, 2010
#257 Halloween Special 2010 and Opinions on Belle & Sebastian
Oct 29, 2010
#256 The Moog & Opinions on Kings of Leon
Oct 22, 2010
#255 Pink Floyd's The Wall
Oct 15, 2010
#254 U2 Considered and Opinions on Neil Young & Black Mountain
Oct 08, 2010
#253 Michael Rother of Neu! & Opinions on Robyn and Superchunk
Oct 01, 2010
#252 Sophomore Success & Opinions on Grinderman
Sep 24, 2010
#251 White Mystery and Opinions on John Legend & The Roots
Sep 17, 2010
#250 Slayer & Opinions on Weezer and Richard Thompson
Sep 10, 2010
#249 Fall 2010 Review Roundup
Sep 03, 2010
#248 Summer Road Trip and Isobel Campbell & Opinions on Mark Lanegan
Aug 27, 2010
#247 Electric Warrior (Classic Album Dissection) & Opinions on John Mellencamp
Aug 20, 2010
#246 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Tom Jones
Aug 13, 2010
#245 Chess Records & Opinions on Dark Night of the Soul
Aug 06, 2010
#244 Stephen Malkmus & Opinions on Arcade Fire
Jul 30, 2010
#243 Stephen Street & Opinions on M.I.A.
Jul 23, 2010
#242 Off the Rails & Opinions on Big Boi and Alejandro Escovedo
Jul 16, 2010
#241 The Rock Fan's Guide to Country & Opinions on The Roots and Scissor Sisters
Jul 09, 2010
#240 Thriller (Classic Album Dissection) & Opinions on Eminem and Wolf Parade
Jul 02, 2010
#239 Chrissie Hynde & Opinions on Christina Aguilera and Drake
Jun 25, 2010
#238 Guilty Pleasures & Opinions on Tom Petty and Rhymefest
Jun 18, 2010
#237 Chris Jones & The Best Albums of 2010...So Far
Jun 11, 2010
#236 The Vocoder & Opinions on Blitzen Trapper and Sleigh Bells
Jun 04, 2010
#235 Phoenix & Opinions on Bettye LaVette
May 28, 2010
#234 The Rock Doctors Battle Addiction & Opinions on The National and Janelle Monáe
May 21, 2010
#233 The xx & Opinions on The Dead Weather
May 14, 2010
#232 Buried Treasures & Opinions on The New Pornographers
May 07, 2010
#231 K'Naan & Opinions on The Hold Steady
Apr 30, 2010
#230 Spring 2010 Review Roundup
Apr 23, 2010
#229 Beach House & Opinions on Erykah Badu
Apr 16, 2010
#228 London Calling (Classic Album Dissection) & Opinions on David Byrne
Apr 09, 2010
#227 Vivian Girls & Opinions on Usher
Apr 02, 2010
#226 SXSW 2010 & Opinions on She and Him
Mar 26, 2010
#225 Synth-Pop & Opinions on Broken Bells
Mar 19, 2010
#224 Mickey Leigh on Joey Ramone & Opinions on Gorillaz and The Besnard Lakes
Mar 12, 2010
#223 Songs About Radio & Opinions on Peter Gabriel
Mar 05, 2010
#222 Movie Music & Opinions on Gil Scott-Heron and Johnny Cash
Feb 26, 2010
#221 Rivers Cuomo & Opinions on Yeasayer
Feb 19, 2010
#220 Valentine's Day Special -- Songs to Set the Mood
Feb 12, 2010
#219 The Rock Doctors do Valentine's Day & Opinions on Sade
Feb 05, 2010
#218 Peaches & Opinions on Charlotte Gainsbourg
Jan 29, 2010
#217 Doolittle (Classic Album Dissection) & Opinions on Midlake
Jan 22, 2010
#216 Winter 2010 Review Roundup & Jim's DIJ
Jan 15, 2010
#215 Kid Sister and Opinions on Vampire Weekend & Alicia Keys
Jan 08, 2010
#214 Mixtapes of the Decade
Jan 01, 2010
#213 Desert Island Jukebox Special
Dec 25, 2009
#212 Christmas Spectacular 2009
Dec 18, 2009
#211 The Best Albums of 2009
Dec 11, 2009
#210 Dhani Harrison & Opinions on Chris Brown
Dec 04, 2009
#209 Turkey Shoot 2009 & Opinions on Rihanna and Julian Casablancas
Nov 27, 2009
#208 The Dodos & Opinions on Norah Jones & Them Crooked Vultures
Nov 20, 2009
#207 School of Prog Rock
Nov 13, 2009
#206 Grizzly Bear & Opinions on Slayer
Nov 06, 2009
#205 Scary Rock Songs for Halloween
Oct 30, 2009
#204 Phoenix & Opinions on Air
Oct 23, 2009
#203 Ani DiFranco & Opinions on Bob Dylan
Oct 16, 2009
#202 More Cowbell! (Weird Instruments of Rock) & Opinions on Muse and Death
Oct 09, 2009
#201 Music Video Games & Opinions on The Gossip and The Flaming Lips
Oct 02, 2009
#200 2009 Fall Review Roundup
Sep 25, 2009
#199 U2 & Opinions on Anvil
Sep 18, 2009
#198 Big Star's #1 Record and Radio City & Opinions on Jay-Z
Sep 11, 2009
#197 Work Songs & Opinions on Phish and Vivian Girls
Sep 04, 2009
#196 She & Him & Opinions on The Arctic Monkeys
Aug 28, 2009
#195 The Jesus Lizard & Opinions on Yacht
Aug 21, 2009
#194 Supergroups & Opinions on Mos Def
Aug 14, 2009
#193 The Rock Doctors Midlife & Opinions on Japandroids and Regina Spektor
Aug 07, 2009
#192 Buried Treasures and Opinions on Fiery Furnaces
Jul 31, 2009
#191 Purple Rain & Opinions on The Dead Weather
Jul 24, 2009
#190 Best of the First Half of 2009 & Opinions on Moby and Cheap Trick
Jul 17, 2009
#189 St. Vincent & Opinions on Maxwell
Jul 10, 2009
#188 Driving Songs
Jul 03, 2009
#187 Anthony Bourdain
Jun 26, 2009
#186 Trent Reznor & Opinions on The Jonas Brothers
Jun 19, 2009
#185 Steve Earle & Opinions on The Black Eyed Peas and Phoenix
Jun 12, 2009
#184 Disco & Opinions on Sonic Youth and Dave Matthews Band
Jun 05, 2009
#183 Dan Deacon & Opinions on Grizzly Bear and Wilco
May 29, 2009
#182 Nelson George & Opinions on Eminem and Passion Pit
May 22, 2009
#181 Franz Ferdinand & Opinions on St. Vincent and Green Day
May 15, 2009
#180 Joe Nick Patoski on Willie Nelson & Opinions on Bob Dylan
May 08, 2009
#179 Best Live Albums & Opinions on Leonard Cohen
May 01, 2009
#178 Jill Sobule & Opinions on Booker T. Jones and The Handsome Family
Apr 24, 2009
#177 Record Store Day 2009 & Opinions on Bat for Lashes and Asher Roth
Apr 17, 2009
#176 Literary Rock & Opinions on Metric and Neil Young
Apr 10, 2009
#175 Blitzen Trapper and Opinions on Amadou & Mariam and PJ Harvey & John Parish
Apr 03, 2009
#174 SXSW 2009 & Opinions on Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Mar 27, 2009
#173 Merge Records & Opinions on The Decemberists and Mastodon
Mar 20, 2009
#172 Rock Doctors Couples Therapy & Opinions on Chris Cornell and Cursive
Mar 13, 2009
#171 Astral Weeks (Classic Album Dissection) & Opinions on Kelly Clarkson and K'Naan
Mar 06, 2009
#170 Neko Case & Opinions on U2 and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Feb 27, 2009
#169 Frightened Rabbit & Opinions on A.R. Rahman and Morrissey
Feb 20, 2009
#168 Unconventional Love Songs & Opinions on Adele
Feb 13, 2009
#167 The Numero Group & Opinions on Lily Allen and Titus Andronicus
Feb 06, 2009
#166 Copyright Infringement Lawsuits & Opinions on Heartless Bastards
Jan 30, 2009
#165 The Hold Steady & Opinions on Bruce Springsteen and Andrew Bird
Jan 23, 2009
#164 Presidential Rock & Opinions on Franz Ferdinand
Jan 16, 2009
#163 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Animal Collective
Jan 09, 2009
#162 Mixtapes 2008 & Opinions on Common
Jan 02, 2009
#161 Radiohead & Opinions on Fall Out Boy
Dec 26, 2008
#160 Christmas Spectacular 2008
Dec 19, 2008
#159 Best Albums of 2008
Dec 12, 2008
#158 Amy Ray & Opinions on Britney Spears & The Fireman
Dec 05, 2008
#157 Turkey Shoot 2008 & Opinions on Kanye West, The Killers, & Rivers Cuomo
Nov 28, 2008
#156 Alejandro Escovedo & Review of Guns N' Roses
Nov 21, 2008
#155 Bubblegum Pop & Opinions on Beyoncé and The Knux
Nov 14, 2008
#154 Don Felder & Opinions on Deerhunter and Q-Tip
Nov 07, 2008
#153 Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Oct 31, 2008
#152 The Alt-Rock Doctors & Opinions on John Legend and Parts and Labor
Oct 24, 2008
#151 Calexico & Opinions on AC/DC and Bob Dylan
Oct 17, 2008
#150 Oliver Sacks & Opinions on TV on the Radio, T.I., and Oasis
Oct 10, 2008
#149 Psychedelic Soul & Opinions on Jenny Lewis and Lou Reed
Oct 03, 2008
#148 Joan As Policewoman & Opinions on Metallica
Sep 26, 2008
#147 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Kid Rock and Brian Wilson
Sep 19, 2008
#146 Danny Goldberg, Wedding Songs, & Opinions on Ra Ra Riot
Sep 12, 2008
#145 Back-to-School Songs & Opinions on The Walkmen
Sep 05, 2008
#144 The Dawn of Metal and Opinions on Brian Eno & David Byrne
Aug 29, 2008
#143 Tony Visconti & Opinions on Jonas Brothers
Aug 22, 2008
#142 She & Him & Opinions on Brazilian Girls
Aug 15, 2008
#141 Johnny Cash's At Folsom Prison & Opinions on Black Kids
Aug 08, 2008
#140 Rock Clubs in the 21st Century & Randy Newman Review
Aug 01, 2008
#139 Jim and Greg Have Been Wrong
Jul 25, 2008
#138 The Feelies & Opinions on Nas and Girl Talk
Jul 18, 2008
#137 Sub Pop Records & Opinions on Beck and Fleet Foxes
Jul 11, 2008
#136 Songs About America
Jul 04, 2008
#135 Best of 2008... So Far & Opinions on My Morning Jacket
Jun 27, 2008
#134 Lawrence Lessig & Reviews of Lil Wayne and Alejandro Escovedo
Jun 20, 2008
#133 Cursive & Opinions on Coldplay and Weezer
Jun 13, 2008
#132 Summer Songs & Honoring Bo Diddley
Jun 06, 2008
#131 Death Cab for Cutie & Opinions on Usher
May 30, 2008
#130 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Al Green
May 23, 2008
#129 Saul Williams & Opinions on Los Campesinos!
May 16, 2008
#128 The Rock Doctors' Roots & Opinions on Nine Inch Nails and Flight of the Conchords
May 09, 2008
#127 Laurie Anderson & Opinions on The Roots and Portishead
May 02, 2008
#126 One Note Wonders & Opinions on Madonna
Apr 25, 2008
#125 Ray Davies and Opinions on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Apr 18, 2008
#124 Tim Fite & Opinions on Disfear and The Breeders
Apr 11, 2008
#123 Digital Music, Audio Fidelity & Opinions on Moby and Destroyer
Apr 04, 2008
#122 Steve Earle & Opinions on Gnarls Barkley and The Raconteurs
Mar 28, 2008
#121 SXSW 2008 & Opinions on R.E.M.
Mar 21, 2008
#120 Butch Vig & Reviews of Beach House and Goldfrapp
Mar 14, 2008
#119 Bob Mould & Nine Inch Nails Review
Mar 07, 2008
#118 Winter 2008 Review Roundup
Feb 29, 2008
#117 Revolver (Classic Album Dissection) & Record Company Victims
Feb 22, 2008
#116 Movie Soundtracks
Feb 15, 2008
#115 Girl Talk
Feb 08, 2008
#114 Powerhouse Sound & Reviews of Van Hunt and Vampire Weekend
Feb 01, 2008
#113 Anthony Bourdain & Songs About Food
Jan 25, 2008
#112 Unsung Heroes of Rock
Jan 18, 2008
#111 Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová and Saul Williams Review
Jan 11, 2008
#110 The Fiery Furnaces & Lupe Fiasco Review
Jan 04, 2008
#109 Mixtapes 2007
Dec 28, 2007
#108 Christmas Spectacular 2007
Dec 21, 2007
#107 Best Albums of 2007
Dec 14, 2007
#106 Tori Amos & Wu-Tang Clan Review
Dec 07, 2007
#105 New Pornographers & Chris Brown Review
Nov 30, 2007
#104 Buried Treasures
Nov 23, 2007
#103 Turkey Shoot 2007
Nov 16, 2007
#102 Spoon & Opinions on Jay Z
Nov 09, 2007
#101 Ian Curtis & Joy Division
Nov 02, 2007
#100 Robert Wyatt & Opinions on Britney Spears
Oct 26, 2007
#99 Opinions on Neil Young & Radiohead
Oct 19, 2007
#98 John Cale & Opinions on Annie Lennox
Oct 12, 2007
#97 The Replacements' Let It Be (Classic Album Dissection) & Opinions on Steve Earle
Oct 05, 2007
#96 Fall 2007 Review Roundup
Sep 28, 2007
#94 The Flaming Lips
Sep 14, 2007
#93 Kanye West vs. 50 Cent
Sep 07, 2007
#92 Track One, Side One
Aug 31, 2007
#91 Roky Erickson
Aug 24, 2007
#90 The Rock Doctors Prescribe Hip-Hop & Opinions on The New Pornographers and M.I.A.
Aug 17, 2007
#89 The Besnard Lakes & Opinions on Lollapalooza 2007
Aug 10, 2007
#88 The Effigies & Opinions on Common
Aug 03, 2007
#87 Buried Treasures & Opinions on Grinderman
Jul 27, 2007
#86 Yoko Ono & Opinions on Prince