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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Justin Pierre broke up his band Motion City Soundtrack in 2016. After laying low for a while, Justin's back with his solo debut. Today he talks abo...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Les Savy Fav frontman Tim Harrington explains the importance of casual brilliance in his approach to art. Radiolab creator Jad Abumrad talks about ...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Musician and producer Ethan Johns discusses the unique perspective he gained from growing up in the music industry and how it feels to experience s...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Deltron 3030's Del the Funky Homosapien and Dan the Automator discuss authenticity in hip hop, how Mega Man inspired their last record, and resisti...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Renowned jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington discusses the subtle difference between being an "amateur" musician and a "professional." Friend of the...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2017, Bonnie "Prince" Billy released a collection of Merle Haggard covers called "Best Troubador." To celebrate it, he recorded an hourlong radi...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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David Koechner of Anchorman fame emphasizes the importance of accruing wisdom for the sake of your family and breaks down his one year stint on Sat...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff talks about how identity and artifice inform music — and why you need to just dance sometimes. We pay tribute to...

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


  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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 ...

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


  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 4