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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For Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, Sylvan Esso came about as a fluke as much as necessity. Both of their previous bands, Mountain Man and Megafaun,...

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


  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 3
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It's been 8 since since his last release, but the brilliant Irish songwriter, Damien Rice, has now returned with My Favourite Faded Fantasy. He rec...

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


  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Ben Folds talks to Kyle Meredith about playing at The White House, boxing metaphors, comparing prog rock to classical, and his new album with yMusi...

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


  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 07:09
  • Purchases: 3
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The newly reunited Veruca Salt talks with Kyle Meredith about what it took to bury the hatchet and put the band back together, and what the band me...

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


  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Sadie Dupuis talks with Kyle Meredith about writing about feminism and politics on the latest Speedy Ortiz album, Foil Deer.

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


  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Chuck Prophet's music (as well as Lou Reed & Sweet) underscores his talk with Kyle Meredith about life as an artist.

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


  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:53
  • Purchases: 4
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Banjo masters Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn talk with Kyle Meredith about making their first album as a married couple, bringing their son along fo...

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


  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 5
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A soundtrack of U2's new album, Songs Of Innocence, and a few older favorites, serves as the undercurrent in this interview with The Edge and Adam ...

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


  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 5
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Kyle Meredith talks with Paul McCartney about the science behind his songwriting, the redemption of Wings, and his life outside of music, all set t...

Bought by KPIK-LP, KUCB, KSUT, WUFT, KHNS and more


  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A truck in Harlan, Ky., proclaims its support for coal and coal miners., Credit: Erica Peterson/WFPL
Coal is embedded into the culture and image of Eastern Kentucky, but the industry is declining in the region. And it's declining permanently. The c...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 18:17