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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When asked by Turntable Kitchen to cover an entire album, Ben Gibbard went for the gold by choosing his all-time favorite album by his all-time fav...

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


  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 3
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After a five year break that saw solo albums and time off, The Killers have reconvened for their 5th LP, Wonderful Wonderful (Sept. 22, Island). Br...

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 4
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If St. Vincent’s last 5 albums hadn’t convinced you that she was one of the most important artists of our day, the just released Masseduction shoul...

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 4
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David Crosby will recently released Sky Trails, his fourth album in three years. The twice-inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member took a few mo...

Bought by WOUB and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Chris Hillman thought that his recording career had finished. He was content in playing his many hits live from legendary bands The Byrds, The Flyi...

Bought by WOUB and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 2
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We find out about how Elliott Smith was responsible for the birth of Death Cab for Cutie and how Elliott Smith himself was born — sort of.

Bought by KWIT, KWIT, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Tori Amos has a long history of taking on big subjects in her music, but with her latest LP, Native Invader, our very existence is at stake. Filled...

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


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Sylvan Esso say they definitely felt the pressure going into their 2nd LP, What Now, especially after their debut became a runaway hit. Amelia Meat...

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


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 3
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We revisit our podcast miniseries about the late singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, as we hear stories about how influential Elliott's music was and ...

Bought by KBBI, KWIT, KWIT, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Emmylou Harris was part of getTV’s A Nashville Christmas this season, singing a Dolly Parton classic and a duet with Wynonna Judd. I got to speak w...

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


  • Added: Dec 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:57
  • Purchases: 3