Christopher Blank http://wknofm.org en Sun Studio's Matt Ross-Spang Rediscovers a Vintage Sound http://wknofm.org/post/sun-studios-matt-ross-spang-rediscovers-vintage-sound <p></p><p>The early records of Elvis, Johnny, Carl and Jerry Lee all had a certain "sound." A young recording engineer at Sun Studio recreates it for today's bands.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Matt Ross-Spang<a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/07/22/334040612/inside-the-sun-records-sound-a-marvel-even-today"> tells NPR</a> some of the secrets behind the recording process of producer Sam Phillips. But here's one cool detail that didn't make the main story: "the Rockabilly Hiccup."</span></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:07:48 +0000 Christopher Blank 50422 at http://wknofm.org Sun Studio's Matt Ross-Spang Rediscovers a Vintage Sound Old Brewery Could Become New Model for Historic Preservation http://wknofm.org/post/old-brewery-could-become-new-model-historic-preservation <p></p><p>Activists avoided the phrase "historic preservation," then partied for a month. It may just save a Memphis landmark. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Christopher Blank 48199 at http://wknofm.org Old Brewery Could Become New Model for Historic Preservation Death and the Doctor: Students Practice the End-of-Life Talk http://wknofm.org/post/death-and-doctor-students-practice-end-life-talk <p></p><p>A new program at UT Health Science Center encourages students to bring up the touchy subject of "what happens if."&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Christopher Blank 47623 at http://wknofm.org Death and the Doctor: Students Practice the End-of-Life Talk Memphis History: Day by Crazy Day http://wknofm.org/post/memphis-history-day-crazy-day <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Author Wayne Dowdy emerges from the archives of Memphis' Central Library with a new book of incredible, and mostly-forgotten "only in Memphis" historical events -- one for each day of the year.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:59:58 +0000 Christopher Blank 47451 at http://wknofm.org Memphis History: Day by Crazy Day Arlington H.S. Junior Has Award-Winning Voice for Poetry http://wknofm.org/post/arlington-hs-junior-has-award-winning-voice-poetry <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Anita Norman, 17, bested 365,000 other high school students nationwide in the annual Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington DC. Her recitations may amaze you.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 06:36:00 +0000 Christopher Blank 46928 at http://wknofm.org Arlington H.S. Junior Has Award-Winning Voice for Poetry