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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79 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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150 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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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 KBBI and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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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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 KBBI and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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 WKMS, WOUB, WLPR, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 07:07
  • Purchases: 4
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If you were a 120 Minutes on MTV obsessive like I was, you’ll remember the band Velvet Crush. Their 1994 breakthrough, Teenage Symphonies To God, f...

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


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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It’s been six years since power pop god Matthew Sweet released an album of original music, but brothers and sisters, I am here to tell you that the...

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


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 5