Thu May 16, 2013 at 6:37 PM
Peter Hook seperates fact from Joy Division legend. The influential bassist remembers bandmate Ian Curtis and addresses recent rifts in New Order. And later in the show, Jim and Greg review the next mixtape from up-and-coming Chicago MC Chance the Rapper.
Thu May 9, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Break out your paisley shirt: psychedelic rockers Tame Impala are live in the studio! Kevin Parker and co. perform tracks from their latest album Lonerism. And later, Jim and Greg review the debut album from buzzed-about post-punk band, Savages.
Sun May 5, 2013 at 8:00 PM
It's stop number two on the Sound Opinions World Tour, and Jim and Greg are “Big in Japan.” Tokyo-based journalist Daniel Robson gives us an education in J-pop and the Japanese underground. And later, Jim and Greg review UK singer Jessie Ware's stateside debut.
Sun April 28, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Decades after his death, UK songwriter Nick Drake gets his due. Jim and Greg talk legacy and tribute albums with Drake producer Joe Boyd. And later, they review the new album from Canadian shoegazers The Besnard Lakes.
Sun April 21, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Philly-based guitar wizard Kurt Vile is live in the studio and ready to shred. Later, Jim and Greg review Bankrupt!, the new album from Sound Opinions alums Phoenix.
Sun April 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Jim and Greg remember a friend and critical hero: Roger Ebert. In 2006, the three critics sat down to talk music movies and Ebert's own rock 'n' roll past.
Sun April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM
She played the Olympics opening ceremony, now Emeli Sande takes her soulful pop to the Sound Opinions studio. Jim and Greg talk to the UK songwriter about breaking it big in the U.S. And later in the show, Jim and Greg review the new Jeff Tweedy-produced album from Low.
Sun March 31, 2013 at 8:00 PM
This Week, Jim and Greg let the sports metaphors fly. They celebrate baseball's Opening Day by running down musical Grand Slams: four knockout albums in a row. Plus, have New Yorkers The Strokes hit it out of the park on album number five?
Sun March 24, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Jim and Greg are back in one piece from Austin, TX, ready to share their favorite musical finds from the SXSW Music Conference. What band has Jim declaring he's "seen God"? Tune in to find out.
Sun March 17, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Bowie is Back! Jim and Greg talk with longtime Bowie producer Toni Visconti about "Space Oddity," glam, and swinging London. Then they review David Bowie's new album The Next Day, re-igniting their decades-long debate over the pop chameleon's musical legacy.