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Posts By: Ryan Schleicher

A Look Back: Compound Red Reunion, 2006

A regular feature here at wmse.org, A Look Back finds us reaching into our bag of video archives, pulling something out and posting it for you to enjoy.  This will take a lot of you back. From the  WMSE-hosted concert featuring reunions from Compound Red, Alligator Gun, and Loomis, we found this great series of videos… Read more »

They Write, We Link: February 14

We don’t know everything, so every Friday we’ll scan Milwaukee media sources to find out what our town’s writers and bloggers are writing about. — This week’s Rock Roundup from Matt Wild competes with Tyler Maas’ weekly show picks (or do they complement one another?). Both talk about All Messed Up. Did you know Pete Seeger… Read more »

A Look Back: Sarah Borges Live at WMSE, 2009

A regular feature here at wmse.org, A Look Back finds us reaching into our bag of video archives, pulling something out and posting it for you to enjoy.  Following the end of her longtime touring band, the Broken Singles, Sarah Borges recently released a Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) produced album titled Radio Sweetheart. Long before either… Read more »

Download: Shroud of Despondency – “New Trees”

For the metal set, Milwaukee’s Shroud of Despondency performed live at WMSE for Local/Live last night. Shroud does not aim to uplift anyone with their music. They simply channel their human experience – all the good and all of the bad – into pulverizing, but melodic, metal tunes. Download “New Trees” below. Details: Recorded: February… Read more »

Tune-In: The Legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith Interview

An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, Dr. Lonnie Smith brings his trio to Milwaukee for an Alverno Presents concert this Thursday night at Alverno College’s Wehr Hall. The good doctor has been hailed as a legend, a living musical icon, and a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped… Read more »

Watch: Blessed Feathers on Local/Live – “Hey All You Floridians”

On December 10th we invited out pals High Frequency Media into the WMSE studios to shoot video of Local/Live featuring Blessed Feathers. The session was also covered by Piet Levy for a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/Tap Milwaukee piece he wrote about our efforts to revamp and expand Local/Live. Watch, enjoy, and expect more videos going forward. Details: Recorded:… Read more »

Rockabilly Chili Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the 12th Annual Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser are now on sale to the general public. This year’s event is bigger and better than ever – now on two floors with chili pepper races, live rockabilly band, Milwaukee Fire Department partnership and a growing Children’s area curated and run by Artists Working in Education (A.W.E.)…. Read more »