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Posts By: Erin Wolf

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: Ty Segall, $ingle$ 2, Drag City Listen Matt: Los Campesinos!, A Los Campesinos! Christmas, Turnstile Listen Tom: Jock Club, After Hours, Five Four-O Records Listen Sidney: Less Than Jake, Hello Rockview,… Read more »

Local/Live: December 16 – Canopies

Canopies’ debut album Maximize Your Faith is a cerebral nudge pressing you to take that next cosmic leap, whatever it may be. Built upon a foundation of propulsive drums and layered atop crystalline synths and warping guitars, the songs have a natural sonic trajectory of outward motion, pushing and stretching themselves to their limits. To… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: December 9, 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 »

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: Real Numbers, What Was & What Is, Almost Ready Records Listen Matt: Owen, Other People’s Songs, Polyvinyl Listen Tom: Ormonde, Cartographer/Explorer, Gizeh Listen Sidney: Bis, The New Transistor Heroes [reissue],… Read more »

Local/Live: December 9 – Five Card Studs Holiday Extravaganza and CD Release Party (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

(3-word description): Vegas-styled Schmaltzy “Entertainmentsplosion”. Milwaukee’s Five Card Studs is the kitschy, Las Vegas-styled revue performing overthe-top versions of ’60’s/’70’s/’80’s hits from their ever-increasing playlist, putting emphasis on the A-sides (and B-sides) by the likes of Humperdink, Diamond, The Spinners and Tom Jones and literally running the gamut of songs from each decade. Showing ace-musicianship… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: December 2, 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: December 2, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: The Knife, Shaken Up Versions, Mute ELEL, “40 Watt” [single], Mom + Pop Mogwai, Music Industry 3, Fitness Industry 1., Rock Action Donora, Ha Ha Heart, Rostrum Bonobo, Flashlight EP, Ninja Tune Girlpool, Girlpool, Wichita Mary J Blige, The London Sessions, Capitol Bug Vs. Earth, Boa/Cold EP, Ninja Tune Parquet… 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: Melody’s Echo Chamber, “Shirim” [single], Rayon Vert Listen Matt: Cursive, The Ugly Organ [deluxe, reissue], Saddle Creek Listen Tom: Fela, Box Set #3 (Curated by Eno), Knitting Factory Listen Sidney:… Read more »