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[Update] 'Left of the Dial' Debuts TONIGHT on WKMS

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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. 

You’ll also hear ‘70s punk and glam and an occasional jaunt into the contemporary. He has special episodes already brewing, like an all-movie soundtrack edition and an eerie Halloween playlist.

Null has been with WKMS' newsroom since before graduating from Murray State University in 2013. He is also the local host of All Things Considered Friday afternoons.

Tune in for Left of the Dial Friday nights from 9 to 11 p.m. after World Café.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
John Null is the host and creator of Left of the Dial. From 2013-2016, he also served as a reporter in the WKMS newsroom.
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