Alex Claiborne

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Recent Pieces from Alex Claiborne

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707: Sound Opinions: Roky Erickson & Jim DeRogatis on R. Kelly, 6/14/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Roky Erickson and his group the 13th Floor Elevators spread the psychedelic gospel in the heart of Texas in the 1960s and influenced groups like R.E.M. and ZZ Top. After a ...
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708: Sound Opinions: The Best Albums of 2019 So Far, 6/21/2019 (:00)
From: Sound Opinions

So many great albums come out every year that hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot can’t wait until December to start ranking their favorites. This week, the Best Albums of 2019 ...
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706: Sound Opinions: Mavis Staples, 6/7/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

As a member of her family group The Staple Singers and as a solo artist, Mavis Staples has used her huge voice to power the Civil Rights Movement and inspire generations. ...
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705: Sound Opinions: Buried Treasures, 5/31/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are ready and raring to go with some new buried treasures: recent, under-the-radar albums that you need to hear.
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704: Sound Opinions: De La Soul Classic Album Dissection and Opinions on The National, 5/24/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

In the digital age, most of us assume that every piece of music that ever was is available at the push of a button. But this week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot bring us a ...
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703: Sound Opinions: Paisley Underground, 5/17/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

In early '80s Southern California, a new kind of music was brewing that blended the psychedelic sounds of the ‘60s with the modern day punk ethos. This week, hosts Jim ...
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702: Sharon Van Etten, Opinions on Jamila Woods , 5/10/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Edgy folk-rocker Sharon Van Etten is busier than ever. After quitting the music industry four years ago, she’s now back and experimenting with new sounds, like the vintage ...
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701: Sound Opinions: Band Reunions, 5/3/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Summer is coming…and that means a slew of music festivals and arena concerts around the country. Many bands hit the road for reunion tours, often times without all their ...
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700: Sound Opinions: Songs About Space and Opinions on Lizzo, 4/26/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

For Sound Opinions' 700th episode, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are taking the show to outer space! They'll share some of their favorite songs about space in honor of the ...
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699: Sound Opinions: Moby & Opinions on Intellexual, 4/19/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Moby became the face of techno with the blockbuster success of his 1999 album Play. He’s since made several successful albums and put out his first memoir, Porcelain, in ...