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Posts By: Erin Wolf

#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 »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Courtney Barnett, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, Milk! Records Listen Matt: The Rutabega, Shiny Destinations, Triple Eye Industries Listen Tom: Andrew Hill, Andrew!!!, Blue Note Listen… Read more »

Local/Live: March 17 – Ara

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Ara is a four-piece progressive/technical death metal band, featuring members of the bands Northless and Concentric. Ara began in early 2012 as a culmination of the desires of one Jerry Hauppa and Erik Stenglein to play in a death metal project that borrowed from their influences, without being mere carbon copies. Both Jerry and Erik have/had… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: March 9, 2015

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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 »