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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We've got something a little different for you this week: a tribute to The Replacements. Music journalist and author Bob Mehr — who wrote the defin...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2008, The Hold Steady released their seminal album "Stay Positive." To celebrate the record's 10th anniversary, this is part two of the story be...

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2008, The Hold Steady released their seminal album "Stay Positive." To celebrate the record's 10th anniversary, this is part one of the story be...

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Jack Antonoff of Bleachers, Fun, and Steel Train talks about the importance of "buying the delusion" as an artist when no one else will believe in ...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Alt rapper Open Mike Eagle talks about how his psychology degree informed his music. Former WWE world champ Mick Foley discusses an unlikely source...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KWIT, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Matt Myers of Houndmouth talks about how Randy Newman inspired him as a songwriter, and the band gives us a live session. Plus you'll hear a guest ...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Matisyahu helps me work through some serious issues on a very special anniversary — namely whether or not to shave my beard. I also talk to improvi...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Iconic horror director John Carpenter talks about being an outsider, what inspired him to make films, and how he accidentally became a full-time mu...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace discusses her early years in punk and feeling out of place onstage before she came out as transgender. Brad...

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Ted Leo discusses his love for "The Lord of the Rings," growing up as a punk kid, and his complicated relationship with Catholicism. This episode a...

Bought by KWIT, KOSU, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5