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.

Series

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4 Pieces

Burning coal creates coal ash. Sometimes the ash is recycled, but more commonly it's stored in a pond or landfill. In Louisville, Kentucky, residents say that ash is escaping that landfill and contaminating their homes.

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7 Pieces

The series looks at people in their professions and how jobs have helped mold traditions and the culture of Kentucky.

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9 Pieces

Nine features about the health effects of living near the industrial Rubbertown neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky.

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75 Pieces

Every week on The Guestlist, you'll hear casual, in-depth conversations and guest DJ sets with musicians, comedians, actors, authors, and other notable weirdos. It's like making a new friend at the end of the bar — and finding out they were in your favorite band.

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163 Pieces

Get a complete taste of legendary musicians and up-and-coming bands in these 7 minute interview pieces set to the artists own music. Hosted by Kyle Meredith.


Latest Pieces

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Ted Leo discusses his love for "The Lord of the Rings," growing up as a punk kid, and his complicated relationship with Catholicism. This episode a...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:13:40
  • Purchases: 3
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Comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait assures us that he is indeed alive — and he's making indie movies. Pocket square aficionado Jon Wurster ta...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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You'll hear a live set from Oklahoma indie rockers Broncho, as well as a conversation with frontman Ryan Lindsey about planning, performing, and me...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Mike Watt of the Minutemen, Firehose, Dos, and the Stooges, talks about how one formative friendship and a tragic death defined his entire career. ...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jim James reveals how the shadiest motel in Louisville gave birth to My Morning Jacket and discusses embracing uncertainty in songwriting. Sadie Du...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Andrew WK talks about using his mantra of "party hard" to embrace all experiences in life — both positive and negative. We take a look at the new p...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Wyclef Jean talks about the challenge of following up his massive success at the helm of The Fugees with something that, at the time, seemed like a...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Steve from "Blues Clues" discusses succeeding in TV despite his best efforts at failing, his new life as an indie rock musician, and his relationsh...

Bought by KOSU, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Killer Mike and El-P of Run the Jewels discuss the importance of being upfront with each other about their feelings and how it felt to meet their b...

Bought by KOSU, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra talks about the band's new record, becoming a music industry veteran, and how it feels when you grow up in church...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3