Sounds Good

Here's a look ahead at who's on Sounds Good this week:

Monday, December 1

John Fannin will conduct his piece "A Winter’s Dawn" for Saturday's Community Band  Concert in Murray.  Fannin's compositions are getting nationwide attention in the wind band repertoire.

Today we meet Kathy Tinkham of Red Roof Ranch Alpacas in Trigg County.  The Tinkhams have built a fifty plus alpaca herd on their hundred acre ranch.  Each alpaca is named and its wool is identified in hand-made items in the store, alongside Peruvian goods.

Update: On demand video now available

Murray-based jam, funk,rock band Big Atomic plays our next Sounds Good Live Lunch, December 12 at Noon. With a versatile sound, Big Atomic ranges form pulsing dance to funky rock to smooth r&b. They released a self-titled EP last August and have since played in Murray and Paducah, looking to expand to regional venues in 2015. 

Here's who's on Sounds Good this week:

Monday, November 24

Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King discusses the CPE's latest Accountability Report.

MSU President Bob Davies Discusses updates to MSU's Strategic Planning Process and a possible impending tobacco policy.

UPDATE: The video of this performance is now available on demand.  

Join us on Halloween for our next Sounds Good Live Lunch with Paducah-based indie folk band Red Ember. Formed in 2012, this eclectic band puts a focus on instrumentation and emotional vocal harmonies. 

Listen to their live performance in Studio B in the Noon Hour of Sounds Good on October 31. Murray State University Digital Media Services provided a live video stream.

Watch Red Ember play Sounds Good Live Lunch

Here's a look ahead at this week's conversations on Sounds Good:

Monday, November 17:

A 30 year career Army nurse now consults with the VA to commemorate the service of Vietnam Veterans in communities across the nation.  She's Colonel Lucretia McClenney who's back at Murray State for the Global Alumni Lecture Wednesday night - and we meet her on Sounds Good today.  

Here's a look ahead at this week's conversations on Sounds Good:

Monday, November 10

There's just the remainder of today to see Sarah Martin's artworks in wood in an exhibit titled "Sites" in MSU's Clara Eagle Gallery, so we stroll through the show with the artist on a "Two Sarahs" Sounds Good day, with Dr. Todd Hill also dropping by to chat about tomorrow night's concert in Lovett Auditorium. 

The Paducah Tilghman High School Choir is presenting Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Cinderella Nov. 15-16. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Executive Director Matt Hinz, Elizabeth Katz and Bradley Duncan about the performance.


The Paducah School of Art and Design is partnering with the Paducah Power System to add a more visual element to the annual holiday display at Noble Park. PSAD Dean Paul Aho stopped by WKMS for a Sounds Good interview to explain the project.

A  Murray State political science professor is studying last night’s election results to learn what factors influence voter decisions.

Nashville-based Dan Cohen plays Sounds Good live lunch on November 21 at Noon. The Murray native singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer has written songs with Jace Everett, Doug Powell, Bob DiPiero, Jeffrey Steele, Rodney Clawson, Dylan Altman and Matt King. He's played at the Grand Ole Opry and runs the record label Weston Boys. In his website bio, he says he also loves Thai soup.