Sound Opinions (Jim DeRogatis & Greg Kot) INTERVIEW

9 feb 2021
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  • Never heard of these guys before this interview, but the fact that two dudes in their 50s/60s can still be so open to new ideas and optimistic about the future of music really warms my heart. Definetely going to check out their work! :)

    IllésIllés8 dögum síðan
  • How does this only have 8k views?

    WorkWhaleWorkWhale15 dögum síðan
  • So many music critic legends in one room

    Arnoldlayne98Arnoldlayne9817 dögum síðan
  • More interviews like this!!

    Alfonso GodoyAlfonso Godoy17 dögum síðan
  • Awesome interview!!! Cool music nerd stuff/ how to be a critic 101 in this Channel is always great ! :)

    Pedro OliveiraPedro Oliveira18 dögum síðan
  • One of the best interviews Anthony has conducted. I really want to check these guys out now. Thanks for putting me on Fantano!

    smashingairguitarssmashingairguitars18 dögum síðan
  • Excellent. Sound Opinions has been my favorite music show for years.

    J.GJ.G19 dögum síðan
  • Excellent. Sound Opinions has been my favorite music show for years.

    J.GJ.G19 dögum síðan
  • excellent interview.

    K DCK DC20 dögum síðan
  • love all 3 of these guys!

    greg stahlgreg stahl21 degi síðan síðan
  • WBEZ was always on in my house when I was younger, so I was listening to Sound Opinions before I knew what good music was!! It was really cool to see Jim & Greg come on for an interview, honestly a bit of a worlds collide moment for me. Really enjoyed listening to you guys talk about how music reviewing has changed from a more generational standpoint :)

    Ella KurutzElla Kurutz21 degi síðan síðan
  • DeRegotis back to back PERFECT takes on Foo Fighters and U2

    Showman's RestShowman's Rest21 degi síðan síðan
  • Grew up with both these guys being THE music journalists in Chicago.

    TheMadvillainyTheMadvillainy21 degi síðan síðan
  • Sound Opinions LFG

    Saint RipleySaint Ripley22 dögum síðan
  • This is fuckin' cool. Big up Tony for continuing to do things outside the box.

    Will CrossWill Cross22 dögum síðan
  • Underrated interview! Didn't expect it to be a breakdown of critiquing as an art. Went far deeper than I thought It would.

    666slateran666666slateran66622 dögum síðan
  • Great conversation melon

    Kenneth BakerKenneth Baker22 dögum síðan
  • React to loski: music, trial & trauma: a drill story, (album) please

    MarcoMarco22 dögum síðan
  • Great interview!

    BrowkBrowk23 dögum síðan
  • Tenacious D lookin good in 2021

    sammy's tanksammy's tank23 dögum síðan
  • anthony when are u gonna get your own radio show on npr

    Derek DillDerek Dill23 dögum síðan
  • I remember reading Jim's book of collected writing, Milk It, while I was in college 15-16 years ago and I loved his voice. I was also turned on to Greg's artist profiles in the Tribune so when they started a radio show I would try to listen each week. This is an awesome interview, 3 of my favorite living music critics in the same place. When I first started watching Melon I thought he had a bit of Jim and Greg in his reviews. Made my day right here.

    John FJohn F23 dögum síðan
    • hell yeah

      Mário SantosMário Santos23 dögum síðan
  • Epic

    epic tomepic tom23 dögum síðan
  • Sound Opinions is a wonderful show, listen to it if you haven't!

    HenriHenri23 dögum síðan
  • Antonio el Fantas

    David MansoDavid Manso23 dögum síðan

    Nile Purple?Nile Purple?23 dögum síðan
  • These guys are such libs.

    Sex ToiletSex Toilet23 dögum síðan
    • And?

      666slateran666666slateran66622 dögum síðan
  • How does this have less than 800 views

    OoMz_XOoMz_X23 dögum síðan
  • I talked to Jim DeRogatis for an assignment during my intro to journalism course freshman year of college. Reached out on a whim and he responded by email within a couple hours. He's a genuine, passionate, witty guy who loves music who was kind enough to take half an hour out of his day to talk to some geeky college freshman. One of the GOATS.

    Matt TroherMatt Troher23 dögum síðan
  • Thank you for doing this. This was a very enlightening discussion about music...I know these kinds of videos don't do numbers, but I love this. And, of course, I now need to check out Sound Opinions!

    ThatCheapDrummerThatCheapDrummer23 dögum síðan
  • What age do you tune out... when you realize what genres you really like and that life is too short to listen to other peoples' opinions. The age when you realize whole decades of music have been released you seem to like more than what's coming out now. It's not my day was the best. It's just that I know what I like and when the new music in those genres dries up, I dig. I go overseas. Or I phone a friend. I know who knows their shit. And 3rd Eye Blind was always weird meth music like Modest Mouse. Limp Bizkit and Korn where my realizations that what is "cool" is often just a little bit off from stuff that already came out and is better (respectively, RATM and Soulfly do both styles better). I realized this in middle school. So did I fall for the Hoopastank or Sum 41 hype? Oh hell nah. I was already busy digging into old reggae, punk, and more. Critics lose sight of the fact that not everyone started really listening when they did!

    ICT SiegeICT Siege23 dögum síðan
  • I loved their Beatles vs Rollings Stones book.

    Subtleblunt DualitySubtleblunt Duality23 dögum síðan
  • Bad takes galore

    cyanide meursaultcyanide meursault23 dögum síðan

    damiendamien23 dögum síðan
    • @666slateran666 dude for a second i thought i just made a bad joke until u said something 😂

      damiendamien22 dögum síðan
    • @damien Hahaha that joke will fly over peoples heads but that's hilarious

      666slateran666666slateran66622 dögum síðan
    • @crapper that explains his falling out with tyler

      damiendamien23 dögum síðan
    • earl sweatshirt hates white people, he wouldnt do it

      crappercrapper23 dögum síðan
    • @colorful outkast not sure. Earl said last year that he doesn't f with Anthony. That's all I know

      Ivory_ Lagiacrus_YTIvory_ Lagiacrus_YT23 dögum síðan
  • Wow Anthony, you get to interview elderly Scott Pilgrim AND the Human Pyramid at the same time?!

    Ivory_ Lagiacrus_YTIvory_ Lagiacrus_YT23 dögum síðan
  • Love these guys and Fantano

    Tyler HacknerTyler Hackner23 dögum síðan
  • Yes! I love these guys. Sound Opinions is the best syndicated radio show about music. Mad respect for them. Check 'em out if you haven't yet. They're earnest, genuine music fans that aren't shitty or sarcastic for cheap laughs on their show.

    Tito DameronTito Dameron23 dögum síðan
  • Its cool to see Mr. DeRogatis on here, he taught my Music and Media class at Columbia College Chicago and was passionate asf about talking about music, along with his hatred for Billy Corgan😂

    Rashawn Taylor JrRashawn Taylor Jr23 dögum síðan
    • @Rashawn Taylor Jr Like any rockstars onstage persona is the same as real life, in interview he most certainly sounds douchey seeing he doesn't feel the need to pay past members who performed his music.

      666slateran666666slateran66622 dögum síðan
    • hell yeah! i had him my first semester, one of my favorite classes i’ve ever had. dude has some badass tattoos too

      Beckland A.Beckland A.22 dögum síðan
    • I attended his class there too! it was so much fun. So cool to see him again here!

      Nick SicilianoNick Siciliano23 dögum síðan
    • @My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy I see a lot of people have that same sentiment, from the way DeRogatis had described his interview with him in my class and from reading about the Smashing Pumpkins first run as a band he sounded like complete asshole, all Ik is when I saw the Pumpkins in Concert in 2019 he seemed pretty decent to the crowd but then again that’s just a concert and not an actual encounter

      Rashawn Taylor JrRashawn Taylor Jr23 dögum síðan
    • I fucking love the smashing pumpkins but I fucking hate Billy Corgan

      My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy23 dögum síðan
  • fun fact: when Wire toured the USA in 1987, playing only new material, they hired Jim DeRogatis's Wire cover band to play Pink Flag in full as the opening act. a few recordings exist of these Ex Lion Tamers performances.

    Ben SpizucoBen Spizuco23 dögum síðan
    • @Olivia P pretty sure he reviewed it and gave it a ten, but when classic reviews became a solidified series he deleted it

      BodybrickBodybrick22 dögum síðan
    • I’ve been hoping that melon will review Pink Flag one day. It’s such a good album, albeit a tad bloated.

      Olivia POlivia P23 dögum síðan
    • second fun fact: Wire made some great songs in the 1980s if Anthano wants to argue with that

      Ben SpizucoBen Spizuco23 dögum síðan

    flowerfairies468flowerfairies46823 dögum síðan
  • Okay

    owlowl23 dögum síðan
  • Nice.

    F PF P23 dögum síðan
  • Nice, love these guys and fantano

    Caveman SpongbobCaveman Spongbob23 dögum síðan
  • Traf Time

    My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy23 dögum síðan
  • Please, could you stop the noise, I’m trying to get some rest. From all those unborn chicken voices in my head...

    My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy23 dögum síðan
    • @666slateran666 Just is a great track

      My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy22 dögum síðan
    • @My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Love me some Primus, They suck! And radiohead is one of those bands I've tried to get into multiple times but it never clicked. Any suggestion on a track that would blow me away?

      666slateran666666slateran66622 dögum síðan
    • @666slateran666 Radiohead(The greatest band of all time), Modest Mouse, Primus, Built To Spill, death cab for cutie...

      My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy22 dögum síðan
    • @My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Do you listen to anyone besides Kanye and Tool? Legit question.

      666slateran666666slateran66622 dögum síðan
    • @My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy TOOL 7001 7.0/10 strong 6 light 7 basically 6/10

      Ivory_ Lagiacrus_YTIvory_ Lagiacrus_YT23 dögum síðan
  • Wow no views. Melon has really fallen off

    Ivan MorenoIvan Moreno23 dögum síðan
    • It's been 20+ mins and only has a little over 300...he actaully has lol

      chril bornchril born23 dögum síðan
  • who is fantano?

    Muhammad Faraz MangiMuhammad Faraz Mangi23 dögum síðan

    YeezusChrist808YeezusChrist80823 dögum síðan
    • Hell yeah

      chril bornchril born23 dögum síðan
  • Cheese.

    Daniel MassucciDaniel Massucci23 dögum síðan
    • Gucci.

      My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy23 dögum síðan
  • 2nd

    Sirius XLSirius XL23 dögum síðan
  • im very early what do I comment

    Travis FountainTravis Fountain23 dögum síðan

    YeezusChrist808YeezusChrist80823 dögum síðan
  • Who?

    Inferno LizardInferno Lizard23 dögum síðan
    • @DA Porter don't know if I trust him, have you seen that Hurry Up We're Dreaming review?

      Inferno LizardInferno Lizard23 dögum síðan
    • Anthony Fantano reviews music online. He is pretty good.

      DA PorterDA Porter23 dögum síðan