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Louisville Public Media

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Louisville Public Media (LPM) is an independent, community supported not-for-profit corporation serving our Louisville metropolitan area with three distinct public radio stations and a newly established investigative unit: 89.3 WFPL News provides local, national and international news, public affairs and cultural programming; Classical 90.5 WUOL is our city’s only classical music and fine arts radio station; 91.9 WFPK Radio Louisville showcases independent, alternative music and an array of musical genres; and the newly established Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting (KyCIR) shines the light of accountability on the people and institutions in power.

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As the story goes, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James had been working on scoring a soundtrack when the studio fired him for being too weird. The jams w...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 1
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My Morning Jacket may be between albums right now, but that hasn’t slowed any of the members down. Most of the guys ended up backing Ray Lamontagne...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead discusses what originally inspired her to incorporate politics into her act. Downtown Boys frontwoman Victoria ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The four years spent between Regina Spektor’s 2012 LP, What We Saw From The Cheap Seats, and the new Remember Us To Life, was spent taking care of ...

Bought by WLPR, KSUT, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 3
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I first discovered Beth Orton on the 2002 Daybreaker record, unaware at the moment that she had been making music for several years before. But fro...

Bought by WSLR, KSUT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 4
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Hey, who invented rock and roll? Easy question, right? According to bluegrass legend Del McCoury, it's not who you think. We'll discuss that and hi...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Surely, when I say Crash Test Dummies, you’re instantly transported back to a time, probably the 90s. The band continued to release albums for the ...

Bought by KSUT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 02, 2017
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Did you know that The Verve Pipe celebrated the 20th anniversary of the multi-platinum Villains in 2016? Since that time, the band went on to relea...

Bought by KSUT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 02, 2017
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 3
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I sat down with Afrobeat luminary and political activist Femi Kuti a few days ago, and it was so moving for me that I scrapped what I was working o...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There are few better pop craftsmen than Teenage Fanclub. Their harmonies and bright riffs have been causing smiles around the globe for over a quar...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 07:07
  • Purchases: 2
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One of the most criminally overlooked back of the past few decades is Trashcan Sinatras. While they may have slipped past the mainstream, their dev...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Bauhaus. Tones On Tail. Love & Rockets. These are the bands that Daniel Ash co-founded, becoming one of the most influential guitarists and songwri...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 1
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You remember The Romantics. “What I Like About You” and “Talking In Your Sleep” were everywhere throughout the 80s, and have endured on TV, film, a...

Bought by KSUT, WLPR, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Alt rapper Open Mike Eagle talks about how his psychology degree has informed his music. Former WWE world champ Mick Foley discusses an unlikely so...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With the announcement that his band The Walkmen would go on hiatus, Hamilton Leithauser found himself free to experiment with new sounds. His first...

Bought by WKMS, WLPR, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 4
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Even when he doesn’t have a new album out, Father John Misty always finds a way to stay in the headlines, whether it’s for his live appearances, vi...

Bought by KSUT, WLPR, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 4
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Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe of Lucius discuss their longtime friendship and their unique creative approach. Jason Narducy talks about the somewhat...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tom Jones has seen it all, and played it all. We first fell in love during his 60s big band sounds, followed his early 80s country turn and rock re...

Bought by WLPR, KSUT, WOUB, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 4
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Let’s start with the roll call. Ace. Roxy Music. Squeeze. Mike + the Mechanics. These are the bands of Paul Carrack. The soul singing keyboardist h...

Bought by KSUT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Dean Wareham had his first bit of notoriety in Galaxie 500 before heading off in the early 90s to form Luna. That’s eventually where he met his wif...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 07:07
  • Purchases: 3