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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81 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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153 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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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 ...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Comedian Hari Kondabolu discusses his new Netflix special, "Warn Your Relatives," the real reason why "All in the Family" couldn't be made today, a...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Mondo Cozmo frontman Josh Ostrander talks about being an overnight sensation...20 years in the making. He also gets into his recent visit to the Se...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Hiss Golden Messenger frontman MC Taylor discusses the band's early days — when it was just him and not really a band at all — his time as a profes...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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I sat down with Afrobeat luminary and political activist Femi Kuti a few days ago, and it was so moving for me that I scrapped what I was working o...

Bought by KBBI, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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MacArthur genius grant recipient Rhiannon Giddens talks about an untold story of American music — namely that its development involved black and wh...

Bought by KBBI, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Andrew WK talks about using his mantra of "party hard" to embrace all experiences in life — both positive and negative. We take a look at the new p...

Bought by KWIT and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2