Brendan Banaszak

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Recent Pieces from Brendan Banaszak

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729: Buried Treasures, 11/15/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

As we all settle in for the season, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot figure Sound Opinions listeners are ready for a playlist refresh. This week, they dip into the wealth of ...
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730: Songs That Make You Cry, 11/22/2019 (:00)
From: Sound Opinions

For one reason or another, everyone has got a handful of songs that make them cry. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some of the songs that bring tears to their eyes.
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728: Songs About the Radio and Opinions on Michael Kiwanuka, 11/8/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot both fondly remember discovering new bands on their FM dials; and though there are many ways to find new music, there's still a bit of magic ...
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727: Janis Joplin, 11/1/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Janis Joplin was known for her iconic singing voice, gregarious image and refusal to conform. But behind her chill, blues mama persona was an intellectual, intentional ...
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726: Bands in Costume, 10/25/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Rock and roll has never been purely about the music. The image a band puts forward can be almost as important as their songs. Some bands take it an extra step and make ...
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725: The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St. Classic Album Dissection, 10/18/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Though originally panned by many critics, the Rolling Stones' 1972 album Exile on Main St. is now considered a masterpiece. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot serve up a ...
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724: Songs We Love By Bands We Dislike, 10/11/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Have you ever listened to a song and loved it, only to find out it’s by an artist you can’t stand? Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot will explore the concept of great songs by ...
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723: Sound Opinions: Family Bands, 10/4/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

The family that plays together, stays together, right? If you‘ve ever traveled in a van with your mother, father, sister or brother, you know it's not that easy. From Sister ...
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722: Fugazi Classic Album Dissection, 9/27/2019 (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

Washington D.C. post-punk band Fugazi reshaped the definition of punk in America. Their 1990 debut album, Repeater, connected with a generation and eventually sold more than ...
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721: Sound Opinions: Opinions on Lana Del Rey, Tool & More, Farewell to Ric Ocasek & Daniel Johns... (59:00)
From: Sound Opinions

With an influx of new music, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot decide it's time for a review roundup. They share their opinions on records by Tool, Lana Del Rey, Common and ...