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Posts By: Erin Wolf

A Trip to Bandcamp With: The Sleepwalkers

Now officially “The Sleepwalkers” (dropping the band founder, Ian Olvera’s name), the Fox Cities-bred quartet takes a renewed collective breath and issues forth a new exercise in upbeat, harmonic, blue-hued pop-twang. The band has added new members with the name-drop and even with all this, the newest material on Lost My Mind In Stereo isn’t too… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to. Erin: William Onyeabor,What?!, Luaka Bop Listen Matt: The Menzingers,Rented World, Epitaph Listen Tom: Ashlee, Ashes 2 Ash EP, Other People Listen Justin: Woods, With Light and Love, Woodsist Listen Chris: Whips, Year One, S/R Listen Ryan: Sun Kil… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: April 15, 2014

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay list… Read more »

Out This Week: April 15, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Pixies, Indie Cindy, Pixies Music Swans, A Little God In My Hands, Young God Black Angels, Clear Lake Forest, Blue Horizon William Onyeabor, What?! remixes, Luaka Bop John Frusciante, Enclosure, Record Collection Wye Oak, Shriek, Merge Pattern Is Movement, Pattern Is Movement, Hometapes… Read more »

A Trip to Bandcamp With: Old Earth

Old Earth’s “Milwaukee to Edinburgh” experience is a pretty incredible one for local musician Todd Umhoefer, considering it all was made possible via Kickstarter. Old Earth, currently working with Edinburgh, Scotland’s mini50 Records, took his initial steps with the label on the its home turf, doing a short tour that included stops at World’s End… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to. Erin: Timber Timbre, Hot Dreams, Arts & Crafts Listen Matt: Bonfire Beach, Lit, Buddyhead Listen Tom: Cabaret Voltaire, #8385 Collected Works 1983-1985, Mute Records Listen Justin: New Bums, Voices in… Read more »

Local/Live: April 15 – I’m Not a Pilot

Milwaukee indie rock band I’m Not a Pilot takes its name from frontman Mark Glatzel’s musings on the idea of the control, or lackthereof, that one has over life. With intricately melodic songs about this uncertainty, Mark, with brother Matthew Glatzel on bass, drummer Steve Vorass Jr. and cellist Peter Thomas, the group pulls off dark… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: April 8, 2014

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay list… Read more »

Out This Week: April 8, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Afghan Wigs, Do To the Beast, Sub Pop Nathaniel Rateliff, Falling Faster Than You Can Run, Mod y Vi OFF!, Wasted Years, Vice Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, Enter the Slasher House, Domino Thus Owls, Turning Rocks, Secret City CYNE, All My Angles Are Right, Hometapes Protomartyr, Under Color of Official Right, Hardly… Read more »