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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Let’s start with the roll call. Ace. Roxy Music. Squeeze. Mike + the Mechanics. These are the bands of Paul Carrack. The soul singing keyboardist h...

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


  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Dean Wareham had his first bit of notoriety in Galaxie 500 before heading off in the early 90s to form Luna. That’s eventually where he met his wif...

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


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 07:07
  • Purchases: 3
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Yes, Britta Phillips was the original voice of Jem and the Holograms. That’s really fun to say. She dropped into the band Luna in the late 90s, mar...

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


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Arctic Monkeys had their biggest success ever with 2013’s AM, which is saying something as one of the UK’s biggest exports since they debuted in 20...

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


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Hot Hot Heat arrived on the scene just after the turn of the millennium with 2002 Make Up The Breakdown, instantly grabbing our attention with song...

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


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Sharon Jones’s story is an amazing one, which is how the Dap Kings vocalist ended up as the subject of one of the year’s most talked about document...

Bought by KAOS, KUCB, KRZA, KSUT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 6
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Lake Street Dive is easily one of the most fun bands out right now. A soul band that wears their pop hearts on their sleeves, they’ve kept the mass...

Bought by WOUB, KUCB, KSRQ, WKMS, KSUT and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Aaron Weiss of mewithoutYou gets real about losing his father and how he managed to stay motivated as a musician. Ryan Kattner of Man Man discusses...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s a common misconception outside of the music industry, but for those of us that get to see the sausage made on a regular basis know, there i...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 5
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It’s been a lot of fun to watch the rise of The Black Keys. They started out as a couple of guys who like to jam on their amped up version of the b...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 5