Left of the Dial

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Host of Left of the Dial John Null has tallied the numbers, adjusted his abacus and released the white smoke from atop the Fine Arts building, arriving at his top ten lists for both music and movies released in 2016.

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Local WKMS program host John Null says he didn't listen to as much new music in 2015 as usual because he spent most of his time delving into the '70s and '80s producing Left of the Dial, but these are his favorites, or at least the ones that got the most play, presented in alphabetical order:

Update: John chats with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the show on August 21, 2015. Audio added.

John Null hosts a new show heavily rooted in the underground music scene of the 1980s. Artists like The Smiths, The Replacements, The Cure, New Order, David Bowie and Depeche Mode form the substratum of Left of the Dial, but you’re guaranteed at least a couple Reagan-era jams every week that you’ve never heard before. 


Murray, KY- A new locally produced music program, Left of the Dial, debuts on Murray State University’s listener supported public radio service WKMS Friday, August 21 at 9 p.m.