Beyond The Edge

Saturdays, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Join host Tracy Ross every Saturday for an eclectic mix of folk, rock, pop, alt-country, Americana, blues and other genres on Beyond The Edge. From Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, and David Bowie, to Spoon, Radiohead, and Neko Case, each week you’ll hear the musical legends of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

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March 23, 2013

8:01 PM
Million Dollar Bill
Artist : Middle Brother
Album : Self-Titled
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8:05 PM
Six White Horses (demo)
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : From Memphis To Hollywood
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8:08 PM
Artist : Bill Callahan
Album : Apocalypse
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8:13 PM
White Horse
Artist : Alela Diane
Album : Alela Diane & Wild Divine
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8:17 PM
Outer Realms
Artist : The Cave Singers
Album : No Witch
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8:23 PM
No Myth
Artist : Michael Penn
Album : Palms And Runes, Tarot And Tea: A Michael Penn Collection
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8:27 PM
For The Sake Of The Song
Artist : Townes Van Zandt
Album : Rear View Mirror
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8:31 PM
I Am A Cinematographer
Artist : Palace Brothers
Album : Days In The Wake
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8:34 PM
Time Has Told Me
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Way To Blue
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8:40 PM
New Yorker Cartoon
Artist : Jenny And Johnny
Album : I'm Having Fun Now
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8:44 PM
Vampiring Again
Artist : Califone
Album : Quicksand/Cradlesnakes
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8:49 PM
Oh, So Protective One
Artist : GIrls
Album : Broken Dreams Club
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8:52 PM
Everlasting Light
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
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8:56 PM
Tell Me
Artist : Jessica Lea Mayfield
Album : Tell Me
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9:01 PM
Great Expectations
Artist : The Gaslight Anthem
Album : The '59 Sound
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9:04 PM
Artist : Tune-Yards
Album : Whokill
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9:08 PM
Artist : Alexander
Album : Self-Titled
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9:12 PM
Society Is My Friend
Artist : Kurt Vile
Album : Smoke Ring For My Halo
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9:18 PM
Devil’s Waitin’
Artist : Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Album : Howl
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9:23 PM
Prowl Great Cain
Artist : The Mountain Goats
Album : All Eternals Deck
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9:26 PM
Cattle & The Creeping Things
Artist : The Hold Steady
Album : Separation Sunday
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9:30 PM
Me And Lazarus
Artist : Iron And Wine
Album : Kiss Each Other Clean
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9:33 PM
Me And The Devil
Artist : Gil Scott-Heron
Album : I'm New Here
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9:36 PM
Conversation 16
Artist : The National
Album : High Violet
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9:42 PM
Love Is Stronger Than Witchcraft
Artist : Robert Pollard
Album : From A Compound Eye
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9:46 PM
Where Are You
Artist : J. Mascis
Album : Several Shades Of Why
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9:50 PM
It Makes No Difference
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : Endless Highway: The Music Of The Band
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9:56 PM
Rise To Me
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : The King Is Dead
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10:03 PM
Police & Thieves
Artist : The Clash
Album : Self-Titled
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10:09 PM
Until The End Of The World
Artist : U2
Album : Achtung Baby
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10:13 PM
Artist : Built To Spill
Album : There's Nothing Wrong With Love
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10:20 PM
Try To Sleep
Artist : Low
Album : C'mon
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10:24 PM
Misery Is A Butterfly
Artist : Blonde Redhead
Album : Misery Is A Butterfly
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10:29 PM
Theresa’s Sound World
Artist : Sonic Youth
Album : Dirty
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10:34 PM
Long Division
Artist : Fugazi
Album : Steady Diet Of Nothing
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10:36 PM
Non Photo-Blue
Artist : Pinback
Album : Summer In Abaddon
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10:41 PM
Fitz and the Dizzyspells
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Noble Beast
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10:45 PM
Okkervil River Song
Artist : Okkervil River
Album : Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See
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10:49 PM
Razzle Dazzle Rose
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : Let's Get Out Of This Country
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10:55 PM
Polar Opposites
Artist : Modest Mouse
Album : The Lonesome Crowded West
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4:01 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Wooden Wand Sounds Good This Saturday at Big Apple

Wooden Wand
Credit Leah Hutchison Toth

Wooden Wand (James Toth) performs Saturday evening at 9 at The Big Apple Cafe in Murray and live on WKMS during Beyond The Edge. Tracy Ross recently spoke with Toth about his relationship with touring, how illegal downloads affect working musicians, and his latest album, Blood Oaths Of The New Blues.

Tune in for a live broadcast from Murray’s Big Apple Café for“Sounds Good: Live From the Big Apple” on Saturday, February 16 from 9-10 p.m.

Singer/songwriter Wooden Wand, with Doc Feldman, mixes lyrically rich tunes, Americana, and soulful country. The live broadcast airs during Tracy Ross’ Beyond the Edge.

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3:34 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Mexico to Maine: The David Wax Museum's sound collected in travel

"It in part comes from the Mexican influence, but most of the band didn't grow up in the northeast. I grew up in Virgina, David and Jordan are from Missouri. So you might also be hearing some of our southern roots."

The band David Wax Museum formed in Boston in 2007. They've since become hits at the Newport Folk Festival, won Song of the Year with “Born with a Broken Heart” and “Americana Artist of the Year” for the 2010 Boston Music Awards, and have starred in a mini documentary about their trip to China.

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1:14 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Jesca Hoop at Cannery Ballroom

Jesca Hoop at Cannery Ballroom
Photo by Krisa Gibson

Jesca Hoop is a self-declared "Avapop" singer-songwriter. Raised in a northern California Mormon family, she worked in an array of professions (farming, carpentry, surveying, even a survival program in Arizona's mountains for troubled youth) before pursuing her music in 2005 while working as Tom Waits' nanny.

Her first album, Kismet, came out in 2007 and she has since released two EPs and one full-length album. She's toured with acts including Mark Knopfler, Elbow, Peter Gabriel, and Andrew Bird.

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WKMS Press Releases
3:13 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Beyond the Edge features Murray Band Quailbones from WKMS Studios

Public radio nationwide has a track record of providing musical artists their first public platform for performance. Continuing the WKMS commitment to musicians, Program Director Tracy Ross features an hour of live music with Murray band Quailbones Saturday night at 10, the final hour of his decade-long program Beyond the Edge.  WKMS is Murray State University’s listener supported public radio service.

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