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#wmse34 – Bob Midnight of Midnight Radio

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About the photo: We call this one “Bob Midnight and Microphone”. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ? One of the earliest bands I remember playing was James. Representing WMSE, I introduced them, onstage, at the WOMAD Festival at the Summerfest grounds on Septemer 12, 1993. Who was the first first… Read more »

#wmse34 – Marty of Tuesdays With Marty

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About the photo: 7th grade; I found WMSE that summer. I was 11 going on 12. Little did I know that music I first heard would guide me through some of the toughest times of my life – my teen years. Thanks, WMSE! Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ?… Read more »

#wmse34 – Erin Wolf of the Rockleidoscope Show

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About the photo: Taken not too long before I started DJing at WMSE in 2004… What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? “Evangeline” by Matthew Sweet. I had a slight thing for power pop back then; guitars, in general. Played on August (?) of… Read more »

#wmse34 – Dr. Sushi of Dr. Sushi’s Free Jazz BBQ

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About the photo: My best guess is that it is circa 1985. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I don’t have the slightest idea. I couldn’t even venture a guess. Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing at WMSE? Not sure of this one either. I do consider… Read more »

#wmse34 – Buzz of Buzz’s Garage

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About the photo: High school.  Junior year. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I don’t remember the first song I ever played.  My shift was originally in the wee hours so I was still coming to life when I walked into the studio in those days. Who was the… Read more »

Out This Week: March 17, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Wand, Golem, In the Red Icky Blossoms, In Folds, Saddle Creek Karen O, Live From Crush Palace, Cult Nic Hessler, Soft Connections, Captured Tracks Simon Joyner, Grass, Branch, And Bone, Woodsist Twin Shadow, Eclipse, Warner Brothers Cribs, For All My Sisters Arts and  rafts Is Tropical, Black Anything Pt. 2: Cruise Control/Say [10-Inch],… Read more »

#wmse34 – Grant of Happy Mondays

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About the photo: …me, circa 1983. What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Manu Chao’s “Merry Blues”. What is the first musician or band you remember interviewing? What year? The Blind Boys of Alabama, before their show at Jazz in the Park, in a… Read more »

#wmse34 – Dewey Gill of the Sunday Big Band Show

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About the photo: Dewey at WMSE, sometime in the 90s. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? “I’m Cramped” by the Cramps. I was trained by Dean of the Big Daddy Dean (Dean Hawk) show and they were my favorite artist at the time, so that’s why I picked them…. Read more »

#wmse34 – Jeff Duris of Alternative Bliss

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About the photo: Picture is from first state ID card; my 18th birthday. What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? “Transmission” by Joy Division What is the first musician or band you remember interviewing? What year? Keith Bauer, bass player for the Violet Hour,… Read more »