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.

  • The Beatles Get Back, Astroworld & Concert Safety

    December 3, 2021

    The Beatles Get Back, Astroworld & Concert Safety

  • The first American band signed to 4AD

    December 1, 2021

    The first American band signed to 4AD

  • Aimee Mann's Five Essential Albums, Opinions on Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

    November 26, 2021

    Aimee Mann's Five Essential Albums, Opinions on Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

  • The story of Karen Dalton

    November 24, 2021

    The story of Karen Dalton

  • Songs About Giving Thanks, Opinions on IDLES & Courtney Barnett

    November 19, 2021

    Songs About Giving Thanks, Opinions on IDLES & Courtney Barnett

  • Jim remembers a lesser-known Motown diva

    November 17, 2021

    Jim remembers a lesser-known Motown diva

  • Buried Treasures, Opinions on ABBA & Goat Girl

    November 12, 2021

    Buried Treasures, Opinions on ABBA & Goat Girl

  • A soulful cover of a spooky song

    November 10, 2021

    A soulful cover of a spooky song

  • Miles Copeland of I.R.S. Records on R.E.M., The Police and More, Plus Opinions on Brandi Carlile & Parquet Courts

    November 5, 2021

    Miles Copeland of I.R.S. Records on R.E.M., The Police and More, Plus Opinions on Brandi Carlile & Parquet Courts

  • A Chicago band that spurred an entire genre

    November 3, 2021

    A Chicago band that spurred an entire genre

  • The Velvet Underground with Dir. Todd Haynes, Opinions on Ray BLK & illuminati hotties

    October 29, 2021

    The Velvet Underground with Dir. Todd Haynes, Opinions on Ray BLK & illuminati hotties

  • More with Jimmy Jam

    October 27, 2021

    More with Jimmy Jam

  • Ghostly Tracks & the Origins Behind Them

    October 22, 2021

    Ghostly Tracks & the Origins Behind Them

  • The Go-Go's Gina Schock on her new photobook, the Rock Hall of Fame & more

    October 20, 2021

    The Go-Go's Gina Schock on her new photobook, the Rock Hall of Fame & more

  • Jimmy Jam of Jam & Lewis on His Hits With Janet Jackson & New Album, Plus Shirley Manson of Garbage

    October 15, 2021

    Jimmy Jam of Jam & Lewis on His Hits With Janet Jackson & New Album, Plus Shirley Manson of Garbage

  • Critical darlings once more

    October 13, 2021

    Critical darlings once more

  • Jason Molina: His Life and Music, Plus Opinions on Mickey Guyton & Leon Bridges

    October 8, 2021

    Jason Molina: His Life and Music, Plus Opinions on Mickey Guyton & Leon Bridges

  • Shirley Manson on Garbage's new album and her podcast

    October 6, 2021

    Shirley Manson on Garbage's new album and her podcast

  • The R. Kelly Conviction with dream hampton and Jim DeRogatis & Reviews of Adia Victoria and Little Simz

    October 1, 2021

    The R. Kelly Conviction with dream hampton and Jim DeRogatis & Reviews of Adia Victoria and Little Simz

  • The Drive-By Truckers' American South

    September 29, 2021

    The Drive-By Truckers' American South