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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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Against Me's Laura Jane Grace, who just released an autobiography, discusses her early years in punk and feeling out of place onstage before she ca...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Comedian Jon Glaser discusses the ridiculous genesis of his equally ridiculous Adult Swim TV show, "Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter." Colin Meloy of The D...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Musician Karl Blau talks about how it felt to have an entire album essentially gifted to him by producer Tucker Martine. Comedian Reggie Watts disc...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Chef Edward Lee talks about why eating is even more important than most folks realize. Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne gets into obsession, stubb...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Les Savy Fav frontman Tim Harrington explains the importance of casual brilliance in his approach to art. Radiolab creator Jad Abumrad talks about ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Craig Finn discusses his journey as a songwriter from Lifter Puller and The Hold Steady to his solo work. Cameron Esposito talks about her journey ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Grandmaster Flash, the man who essentially invented hip hop as we know it today, talks about his earliest days in the Bronx. Garage rocker King Kha...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Death Cab for Cutie bassist Nick Harmer talks about the past and how it relates to the band's present — and how it doesn't. Music supervisor Thomas...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 WLPR


  • Added: Mar 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Andrew WK discusses the importance of embracing the entirety of human experience. Jack Black recounts the various occasions where he embarrassed hi...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Andrew Bird discusses getting personal and being direct on his new record, "Are You Serious," and talks about how it feels to talk about it. Punk r...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We’re closing out the 2nd season of The Speed of Sound with one of the greatest artists of our time, Ryan Adams. His albums of heartache have been ...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 6
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I’m a huge Elbow fan. Love every record they’ve put out. Guy Garvey’s voice, the cinematic quality of their songs, lyrics, and movements, it all hi...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 4
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Minutemen and Stooges bassist Mike Watt talks about how a single relationship and a tragic death altered his life and career. In another edition of...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Fitz & The Tantrums may have arrived as a pop throwback for the next generation, but they didn’t stay in that box for long. They were quick to move...

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


  • Added: Feb 20, 2017
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Saying that I dare you not to at least bob your head along with Saint Motel’s “Move” isn’t really a fair challenge. It’s near impossible as long as...

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


  • Added: Feb 20, 2017
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 5
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Phosphorescent frontman Matthew Houck discusses his need for solitude when writing music and the difference between a musical palace and a musical ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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If it comes down to one man to save rock and roll, my money's on Chuck Prophet. His most recent run of albums harkens back to the purest form of th...

Bought by WLPR and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Before Josh Ritter heads back into the studio to start recording his next album, he’s road testing new material in front of a fanbase always eager ...

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


  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 07:07
  • 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...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1