Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays

About The Show

The music on Sounds Good is a mix of legacy artists who are still making great music now (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt) deep cuts from classic artists (The Band, The Beatles, Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, REM) great contemporary artists who don' t receive commercial airplay (Neko Case, Wilco, Jack White, Darrell Scott, The Black Keys) and those who defy the boundaries of categorization (Punch Brothers, Bela Fleck, Ry Cooder, Bill Frisell, Justin Townes Earle). You'll also get a bit of World music, Blues, Soul/R&B, Reggae and Jazz.

Additionally, you'll hear interviews with newsmakers and community leaders, live music from some of our region's best musicians, our community events calendar and more.

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Playlist

May 22, 2013

11:05 AM
Avery Hill
Artist : The Shouting Matches
Album : Grownass Man
Label : Middle West
11:07 AM
Somebody Else
Artist : JJ Grey & Mofro
Album : This River
Label : Alligator Records
11:12 AM
Devil In Me
Artist : Gin Wigmore
Album : Gravel & Wine
Label : Mercury Records
11:32 AM
Leavin’
Artist : Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis
Album : Cheater's Game
Label : Preminum Records
11:35 AM
Mykonos
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Sun Giant EP
Label : Sub Pop
11:41 AM
Shelter Me Lord
Artist : Paul Thorn
Album : What The Hell Is Goin On?
Label : Perpetual Obscurity
11:44 AM
Fire and Brimstone
Artist : The Bootleggers featuring Mark Lanegan
Album : Lawless OST
Label : SONY MASTERWORKS
11:48 AM
Good Intentions Paving Co.
Artist : Joanna Newsom
Album : Have One On Me
Label : Drag City
11:55 AM
End Of The Line
Artist : Traveling Wilburys
Album : Volume One
Label : Rhino Records
11:59 AM
Dub Latina
Artist : Calexico
Album : Feast Of Wire
Label : Quarter Stick
12:04 PM
The Very Last Time
Artist : Todd Snider
Album : Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
Label : Aimless Records
12:07 PM
Raindrops In My Coffee
Artist : Sexsmith & Kerr
Album : Destination Unknown
Label : Ronboy Rhymes
12:09 PM
Radio Song
Artist : The Felice Brothers
Album : Self Titled
Label : Team Love Records
12:26 PM
Pass You By
Artist : Gillian Welch
Album : Revival
Label : Acony Records
12:29 PM
Ride On / Right On
Artist : Phosphorescent
Album : Muchacho
Label : DEAD OCEANS
12:33 PM
Jigsaw Falling Into Place
Artist : Radiohead
Album : In Rainbows
Label : Ato Records / Red
12:39 PM
New Lover
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast In Its Tracks
Label : Pytheas Recoridngs
12:44 PM
Ask
Artist : Sharon Van Etten
Album : Tramp
Label : Jagjaguwar
12:47 PM
Sea Of Love
Artist : The National
Album : Trouble Will Find Me
Label : 4AD Records
12:51 PM
New Mexico’s No Breeze
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Ghost On Ghost
Label : Nonesuch
12:55 PM
Don’t Let It Bring You Down
Artist : Neil Young
Album : After The Gold Rush
Label : Reprise Records

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Education
4:20 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

'Take Your Place in the World' at MSU's International Education Week

All this week, Murray State celebrates its global education mission with special guests, discussions, and performances. Institute for International Studies' Associate Director for Education Abroad Melanie McCallon joins us to explore activities you might enjoy. This weekend, activities include workshops on immigration, Chinese culture, and dragons; Brazilian music and Samba dance, food from around the world, and more!

See more on Murray State's website.

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Politics
4:08 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Meet NPR's Arun Rath, Anchor of Weekend All Things Considered

NPR's new "ish" host of Weekend All Things Considered, Arun Rath, was on a team that won a Peabody Award for the program On the Media. As an anchor of the first major NPR show produced on the west coast, Rath's own roving journalistic interests are well suited for the show's exploratory direction. On a day of talking with NPR station personnel, Rath's schedule included a few minutes for Kate Lochte.

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Culture
2:20 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Christmas Story Time and More at Calloway Co. Library

Tracy Ross speaks with Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn about Christmas story time, the formation of a new Friends group, and spring story time registration in this month's conversation on the goings on at CCPL. See more on their website.

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Good Reads
4:11 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Kentucky Writers Sign 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Anthology at MSU

Credit kentuckymonthly.com

Bluegrass Community & Technical College faculty member James B. Goode joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. He's at Murray State's bookstore Sunday for a signing of the anthology "Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas." Goode previews the book, and talks about some of the writers in the book. He also reflects on his days in Murray State's MFA program and mentions some of the writers in the anthology who also happen to be Murray State MFA graduates.

See more about the book on Kentucky Monthly's website.

Arts
4:04 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

How the Chinese Cultural Revolution Brought Artist to LowerTown

During Sounds Good we meet LowerTown Paducah artist BiLan Liao and Murray State's Dr. Marcie Hinton who is assisting her finishing a book of the experiences of her family's journey through the Chinese Cultural Revolution. An exhibition of Liao's work chronicling her family's experience opens tomorrow at Maiden Alley Cinema.

See BiLan Liao's work on her website.

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Arts
4:48 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

MSU Holiday Art Auction Preview

Murray State's Clara Eagle Gallery Director Colin Nesbit joined us during Sounds Good today to talk about the Holiday Art Auction coming up Friday, November 22nd. Bidding begins at 6:30 pm, the reception starts at 7:30. The gallery is on the 6th floor of the Doyle Fine Arts Building. The auction features original works from area artists, faculty, alumni and students – with proceeds funding scholarships and the visiting artist program.

See more about the Clara M. Eagle Gallery.

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Culture
3:31 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Holidays Sound Good on WKMS!

We’re happy announce that our annual holiday programming schedule is set! We hope you’ll curl up with a hot mug of cocoa to enjoy nearly 80 hours of special national and local programing to celebrate the season.

You’ll hear favorites like A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols,  A Chanticleer Christmas, and New Year’s Day from Vienna, as well as some new additions like A Journey Through the Nutcracker and Tallis Scholars: Love is Better than Wine

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Arts
2:51 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Artist Bill Renzulli Paints "A Paducah Portfolio"

Credit williamfrenzullimd.blogspot.com

LowerTown Paducah Artist Bill Renzulli, a retired physician, has published "A Paducah Portfolio" - a hardcover book with 66 pages of full color art. Tracy Ross speaks with Renzulli about the project, highlighting some of the pieces in the book, and how Paducah has been a source of inspiration. 

See more about "A Paducah Portfolio" on Bill Renzulli's blog.

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Puppies Sound Good
2:44 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Puppies Sound Good: Meet Max and Sweet Pea

Max (left) and Sweet Pea (right), brother and sister

Puppies! Our favorite day of the month at WKMS. This time we met two seven-week-old puppies, Max and Sweet Pea, up for adoption. Max is black and Sweet Pea has brown and black coloring (kind of like a German Shepherd). These puppies are mixed-breed with features from a few different breeds. Also, they came from a litter of 15! Max and Sweet Pea were very adorable and sweet. You'll hear Max throughout the interview, watching his sister being playful. What could he be saying?

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Arts
2:26 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Yeiser Art Center Members' Show Preview

Josh White, Executive Director of Paducah's Yeiser Art Center previews the 2013 Members' Show, a showcase of work by Yeiser members, opening this Saturday (November 16, 2013) with a reception from 5 to 7. He gives a sneak preview of pieces in the exhibition that runs through December 21. See more at theyeiser.org.

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