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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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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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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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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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