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Posts By: Erin Wolf

Weekly Top Airplay: July 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 »

World Music Monday Instrument of the Week: the Shamisen

Each week, tune into World Music Mondays on WMSE (Mondays from 9am – 11:30am CST) to not only listen to world music, but to learn about a different instrument each week, curated by program host, Ruadhan Ward, an Ethnomusicology student and WMSE DJ. Read up on this week’s instrument, here… The shamisen is a traditional, three-stringed instrument… 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: Beverly, Careers, Kanine Records Listen Matt: campin’ with the bears Tom: Eliane Radigue, Kyema, Intermediate States, Experimental Media Foundation Listen Justin: PMDMC Chris: XTC, Skylarking reissue, APE Records Listen Lee Ann: baby break

Weekly Top Airplay: July 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: July 8, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Luluc, Passerby, Sub Pop French Style Furs, Is Exotic Bait, Frenchkiss Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, Cold World, Daptone Deers, Demo, Mom + Pop Braid, No Coast, Topshelf Rosebuds, “In My Teeth” single, Western Vinyl Liam Bailey, Definitely Now, Sony Miles Tackett, The Fool Who Wonders, Root Down L.A. Young Widows, Easy Pain, Temporary… Read more »

World Music Monday Instrument of the Week: Harmonium

Each week, tune into World Music Mondays on WMSE (Mondays from 9am – 11:30am CST) to not only listen to world music, but to learn about a different instrument each week, curated by program host, Ruadhan Ward, an Ethnomusicology student and WMSE DJ. Read up on this week’s instrument, here… The harmonium is an instrument that situates… Read more »