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Jim Derogatis

Rodrigo y Gabriela Record Sound Opinions Show at Goose Island Barrel Warehouse

Lauren Drell | Posted 10.02.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

Goose Island's barrel-aging warehouse was perhaps the perfect backdrop to uncork those stories the duo holds, and unveil new music; just hours before the internationally-acclaimed musicians took the stage at the Chicago Theatre on July 24.

Pitchfork Festival Welcomes Advocacy Groups Countering Odd Future Onto Grounds

Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago

Per a Thursday announcement by a festival spokeswoman, next weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival, which had come under fire for its booking of the contr...

Joseph Erbentraut

Hardly A Protest: Advocacy Groups Address Pitchfork's Odd Future Booking

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

When controversial rap outfit Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All was booked to play the upcoming Pitchfork Music Festival, many were surprised. The gr...

Jim DeRogatis Leaves The Sun-Times To Blog For Vocalo, Teach At Columbia College

Robert Feder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jim DeRogatis, co-host of Chicago Public Radio's nationally syndicated "Sound Opinions" and one of America's premier authorities on everything that ro...

Kid Sister Sings 'Right Hand Hi' For WBEZ's 'Sound Opinions' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Kid Sister, the Chicago-based rapper and latest Kanye West protege, recorded a delightful interview with Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot of WBEZ's "Sound O...

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 23: Does Billy Corgan Really Matter Anymore?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

What is the Smashing Pumpkin up to with his latest scheme to give away his new songs for free? Sun-Times Rock Critic Jim DeRogatis gets to the bottom of it, plus the scoop on Bill Murray's violent crowd management technique.