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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August 10, 2013

8:01 PM
Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : I and Love and You
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8:06 PM
Victory Dance
Artist : My Morning Jacket
Album : Circuital
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8:12 PM
Helplessness Blues
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Helplessness Blues
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8:17 PM
Pushing Onlys
Artist : Woods
Album : Sun And Shade
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8:22 PM
The Devil Never Sleeps
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : The Shepherd's Dog
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8:24 PM
Ain’t Got No Home
Artist : The Band
Album : Greatest Hits
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8:27 PM
38 Years Old
Artist : The Tragically Hip
Album : Yer Favourites
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8:31 PM
Artist : Bon Iver
Album : Self-Titled
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8:37 PM
I Don’t Want Love
Artist : The Antlers
Album : Burst Apart
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8:42 PM
Mr. John Lee Revisited
Artist : Marissa Nadler
Album : Self-Titled
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8:46 PM
People Ain’t No Good
Artist : Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Album : The Boatman's Call
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8:52 PM
The Way It Goes
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : The Harrow & The Harvest
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8:56 PM
Go Back Home
Artist : The Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir
Album : Ten Thousand
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9:01 PM
Packt Like Sardines In A Crush’d Tin Box
Artist : Punch Brothers
Album : Antifogmatic
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9:05 PM
Artist : Radiohead
Album : The King Of Limbs
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9:10 PM
On The Beach
Artist : Radiohead
Album : Covers By Radiohead
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9:16 PM
Let Down
Artist : Easy Star All-Stars
Album : Radiodread
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9:20 PM
The Tourist (with Punch Brothers)
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Follow Me Down
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9:27 PM
They Never Got You
Artist : Spoon
Album : Gimme Fiction
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9:32 PM
I’m Going Down
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : iTunes Session
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9:35 PM
Artist : The Kills
Album : Blood Pressures
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9:39 PM
Straight Up And Down
Artist : The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Album : Take It From The Man!
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9:44 PM
Heartless Highway
Artist : Alela Diane
Album : Alela Diane & Wild Divine
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9:48 PM
Ball And Chain (Honky Tonk version)
Artist : Mike Ness
Album : Under The Influences
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9:54 PM
Artist : Bill Callahan
Album : Apocalypse
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10:01 PM
Orchard Street
Artist : Thurston Moore
Album : Demolished Thoughts
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10:08 PM
Artist : Yuck
Album : Self-Titled
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10:12 PM
Artist : Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi
Album : Rome
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10:15 PM
Steak Knives
Artist : Man Man
Album : Life Fantastic
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8:20 PM
Lord Knows Best
Artist : Dirty Beaches
Album : Badlands
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8:23 PM
Frank’s Tavern
Artist : Calexico
Album : The Man Of Somebody's Dreams: A Tribute To The Songs Of Chris Gaffney
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8:28 PM
The Rise
Artist : Okkervil River
Album : I Am Very Far
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8:34 PM
Carry Me Ohio
Artist : Sun Kil Moon
Album : Ghosts Of The Great Highway
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10:42 PM
Stuck Between Stations
Artist : The Hold Steady
Album : Boys And Girls In America
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10:46 PM
Less Than Zero
Artist : Elvis Costello
Album : My Aim Is True
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10:49 PM
Where Are You
Artist : J. Mascis
Album : Several Shades Of Why
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10:53 PM
Smothered In Hugs
Artist : Guided By Voices
Album : Bee Thousand
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10:56 PM
Rox In The Box
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : The King Is Dead
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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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