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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78 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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158 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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Musician Damien Jurado discusses a spiritual awakening that took hold on a beach in Florida and how that affected his music. Actor Jesse Eisenberg ...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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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 KRSC, KWIT, and WLPR


  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In the spring of 2013, enigmatic musician Jason Molina of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. passed away after a lengthy battle with alcoholism....

Bought by KRSC, KWIT, and WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Garage rocker King Khan talks about mirth, mayhem, magma, and meditation. You'll also hear a live set from The King Khan and BBQ Show recorded at K...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal Zombies album "Odessey and Oracle." We'll chat with Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent of The Zom...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:13:40
  • Purchases: 3
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Comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait assures us that he is indeed alive — and he's making indie movies. Pocket square aficionado Jon Wurster ta...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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You'll hear a live set from Oklahoma indie rockers Broncho, as well as a conversation with frontman Ryan Lindsey about planning, performing, and me...

Bought by KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Mike Watt of the Minutemen, Firehose, Dos, and the Stooges, talks about how one formative friendship and a tragic death defined his entire career. ...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jim James reveals how the shadiest motel in Louisville gave birth to My Morning Jacket and discusses embracing uncertainty in songwriting. Sadie Du...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3