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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Is Aloe Blacc everywhere right now? It certainly seems that way. Turn on the TV and there he is singing Candyman in an M&Ms commercial. Go to YouTu...

Bought by KAOS, KUCB, WOUB, WLPR, and KSUT


  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Fantastic Negrito has lived several lives already. He’s gone through the ringers of being signed, shelved, and dropped from a major label, survived...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, KUCB, WOUB, WLPR, and KSUT


  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Have you heard the new Garbage record, Strange Little Birds? It’s been difficult for me to stop listening to it. Over 20 years in and the band hasn...

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


  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 5
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Let’s start with the hook. Tanya Donelly has been part of three of the most important bands of the 90s, first with Throwing Muses, then briefly wit...

Bought by KSRQ, KUCB, WOUB, WLPR, and KSUT


  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 5
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It's all about jobs this week. Sort of. Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington discusses the difference between being an amateur musician and a profess...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 1
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When you talk about De La Soul, you’ll inevitably bring up their legendary record, Three Feet High And Rising. It changed the game, blending sample...

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


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 3
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DJ Shadow has spent around 25 years as one of the most respected DJs in the game, thanks to his innovation and hunger for new directions. With this...

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


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on The Guestlist, we're looking back at our first year of existence and revisiting some memorable moments from Ethan Hawke, Bob Odenkirk,...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Twenty One Pilots is one of the biggest bands in the world today, and much of that has come at their own hard work and determination. Their early, ...

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


  • Added: Oct 10, 2016
  • Length: 06:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Warpaint’s new album Heads Up may have thrown fans for a loop when hearing it’s lead single “New Song”. With a disco beat and sing along chorus, it...

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


  • Added: Oct 10, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 5