Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Doldrums, The Air Conditioned Nightmare, Sub Pop The Staves, If I Was, Nonesuch Lower Dens, Escape From Evil, Domino Alex Cuba, Healer, Caracol Boxed In, Boxed In, Nettwerk William Elliott Whitmore, Radium Death, Anti- The Soft Moon, Deeper, Captured Tracks Pokey LaFarge, Something In the Water, Rounder Sufjan Stevens, Carrie… Read more »
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: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015, Mom + Pop Listen Matt: Strung Out, Transmission.Alpha.Delta, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Tom: Charlie Morrow, Toot!, XI Records… Read more »
In the belly of the cosmic squirrel-beast there stands a castle. Around the castle flows a moat. Once per week the castle’s occupants party in the heavy jam that fills the moat. In their revelry they sing and they yell. This is Soup Moat. The four members: Scott Emmerich on drums and vocals, Frank Knaebe… Read more »
Local/Live this week brought WMSE listeners tune-age from Milwaukee’s Volcanos. The band rocked it up with their impassioned vocals and heavy riffage, leaning on some pretty sinewy bass lines. Thanks to the band for swinging by and enjoy a track from their session — “Parasite” — below.
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 »
Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Jeff the Brotherhood, Wasted On the Dream, Infinity Cat Great Lake Swimmers, A Forest Of Arms, Nettwerk Courtney Barnett, Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, Mom + Pop Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves, Epic Chastity Belt, Time to Go Home, Hardly… Read more »
About the photo: Freshman year of high school, 1970. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? First Song on Overnight Sensations, April 2, 2009 (six years coming up soon) was Old 97s, “Dressing Room Walls”, from the album Wreck Your Life. I remember nothing after that. Who was the first… Read more »
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: Grimes, “REALiTi” [single], self-released Listen Tom: Todd Terje, It’s Album Time With…Olsen Records Listen Jay: Group Of the Altos, R U Person Or Not, mini50 Records Listen Chris: Various… Read more »
Volcanos began in the latter half of 2014, when Russell, Chris and Jim (who had been playing together in the Black Sabbath tribute ‘Hand of Doom’) felt the call to create original material together again. Chris and Jim had already worked together in ‘Xolotl’, and had known Russell for years from his work in ‘Irock-Z’,… Read more »
About the photo: I don’t have much in the teenager years; only younger. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I believe it was DJ Shadow’s Entroducing… Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing at WMSE? First interview was 2014 with Bahamas.