Sounds Good http://wkms.org en A Short History of Apple Corps 'Sounds Good' http://wkms.org/post/short-history-apple-corps-sounds-good <p>Tune in to<em> Sounds Good</em> Thursday, July 24 as guest host Todd Hatton takes us back to the 1960s for a look at Apple Corps. The label, founded by the Beatles, was a launching pad for artists like James Taylor and Badfinger as well as a source for the Fab Four's classic solo work. We'll prepare crisp facts and some sweet tunes in this music documentary.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:38:51 +0000 Todd Hatton 42130 at http://wkms.org A Short History of Apple Corps 'Sounds Good' Budding Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas at MSU Hoping for Angel Investor Funds http://wkms.org/post/budding-entrepreneurs-pitch-ideas-msu-hoping-angel-investor-funds <p></p><p>Do you have the next best business plan, or invention? Or, are you looking to invest in the next big business? Well, tomorrow at Murray State the Kentucky Innovation Network and the Kentucky Angel's Investor Network are hosting a pitch competition for some budding entrepreneurs.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:34:00 +0000 Chad Lampe 41325 at http://wkms.org Budding Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas at MSU Hoping for Angel Investor Funds Listen: John E.L. Robertson Discusses His New Book "Paducah Kentucky...A History" http://wkms.org/post/listen-john-el-robertson-discusses-his-new-book-paducah-kentuckya-history <p></p><p>In John E.L. Robertson's latest book, "<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Paducah-Kentucky-History-Brief/dp/1626195323/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1400877798&amp;sr=1-1">Paducah Kentucky...A History</a>," he continues to offer new research adding to his previous books about his town. &nbsp;</p><p>Mr. Robertson gave up seniority in his job to teach a few classes in history when Paducah Junior College began and liked it so much he made a career out of it. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 20:46:27 +0000 Kate Lochte 40797 at http://wkms.org Listen: John E.L. Robertson Discusses His New Book "Paducah Kentucky...A History" Hopkinsville Poised for New Visitors Center http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-poised-new-visitors-center <p></p><p>This Tuesday the Hopkinsville City Council approved a memorandum of agreement outlining the financing of the construction of a Visitors and Welcome Center at the Trail of Tears Park. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 17:05:14 +0000 Kate Lochte 40789 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Poised for New Visitors Center Battle of the Bands: Congratulations Gideon's Rifle http://wkms.org/post/battle-bands-congratulations-gideons-rifle <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATE 3/27:&nbsp;</strong>Congratulations Gideon's Rifle! The four finalists performed in a sold-out Maiden Alley Cinema on March 27 for the grand prize. The audience voted at the end of the night and while the votes were close among the bands, Gideon's Rifle celebrated their victory with an encore performance.</p><p><a href="http://facebook.com/wkmsfm">See photos from the night on our Facebook page</a>.</p><p>They take home the grand prize, a three-day recording session at King Sound Studio including mixing and mastering ($1,200 value) and will perform live in the WKMS studio during Sounds Good (11 am - 1 pm) on Friday, April 4.</p><p>We'd like to give a shout-out and a special thanks to all four finalists, Maiden Alley Cinema, King Sound Studio, Paducah Improv, Samuel "Snacks" Hawkins, everyone who purchased a ticket to tonight's show and everyone who voted and participated in this contest. Shall we do it again in the future?</p><p></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf 39212 at http://wkms.org Battle of the Bands: Congratulations Gideon's Rifle Beck's Long Balancing Act http://wkms.org/post/becks-long-balancing-act <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15333650/beck">Beck</a> was recording his latest album when he encountered an unexpected hazard in the studio.<p>"I got bit by a black widow in the middle of this recording session," he says laughing. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:21:16 +0000 NPR Staff 38899 at http://wkms.org Beck's Long Balancing Act Highland Society Honors Legacy of Robert Burns http://wkms.org/post/highland-society-honors-legacy-robert-burns <p>Proud Scotsman Robert Valentine stops by Sounds Good to speak with Kate Lochte about the West Kentucky Highland Society's Traditional Robert Burns Supper at the Murray Woman's Club this Saturday (January 25).&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:38:09 +0000 Kate Lochte 38186 at http://wkms.org Highland Society Honors Legacy of Robert Burns [Deadline Tomorrow] Send Your Song to the WKMS Battle of the Bands Competition http://wkms.org/post/deadline-tomorrow-send-your-song-wkms-battle-bands-competition <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Does your band have what it takes to win our first-ever battle of the bands competition?</strong></p><p>Send us your best song by March 7 and your band could be voted among the finalists to perform live at Maiden Alley Cinema for the grand prize: a three-day recording session at King Sound Studio, including mixing and mastering, and a live studio performance on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:24:25 +0000 Matt Markgraf 38052 at http://wkms.org [Deadline Tomorrow] Send Your Song to the WKMS Battle of the Bands Competition First Listen: Soundtrack, 'Inside Llewyn Davis' http://wkms.org/post/first-listen-soundtrack-inside-llewyn-davis Among many other accomplishments, filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen helped change the direction of contemporary music with the soundtrack to their 2000 film <em>O Brother, Where Art Thou?</em> Winner of an Album Of The Year Grammy, among other honors, the collection — produced and compiled by T-Bone Burnett — sold about eight million copies and helped launch a resurgence in tradition-minded roots and bluegrass music that continues to this day. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:54:03 +0000 Stephen Thompson 36263 at http://wkms.org First Listen: Soundtrack, 'Inside Llewyn Davis' "The War of the Worlds" Broadcast on WKMS http://wkms.org/post/war-worlds-broadcast-wkms <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The l</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ower town</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;dramatists presented "The War of the Worlds" as their inaugural production on Saturday, October 26 at Etcetera Coffeehouse in Paducah.</span></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:44:04 +0000 Matt Markgraf 35929 at http://wkms.org "The War of the Worlds" Broadcast on WKMS