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Posts By: Erin Wolf

Out This Week: May 8, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Mac DeMarco, This Old Dog, Captured Tracks This Old Dog by Mac DeMarcoElf Power, Twitching In Time, Orange Twin Twitching in Time by Elf Power Blondie, Pollinator, BMG Gorillaz, Humanz, Parlophone/Warner Bros. Trapper Schoepp, “Bumper Cars” [single], Xtra… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, May 4, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you: Sea of Red // Brujo 7″ (Romanus Records) by Calliope The Ride by Whips Buzz by Platinum Boys Ice Cream by Ramma Lamma Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for… 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: Feist, Pleasure, Polydor Listen Tom: Seirum, 1975, Aurora Borealis Listen Sid: Mother Mother, No Culture, Island Records Listen Ryan: Various, Minimal Baby X, SkullLine Listen Nikki: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Expeller by PILES Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: May 9 – Ravi/Lola

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Ravi/Lola is a 60’s inspired psychedelic baroque/neo-toytown pop group from Milwaukee. Ravi/Lola began as a home recording project in 2008 by Casey Seymour with collaborators James Green and Nick Wieczorkowski. Two albums (Ravi/Lola, II: Ravi’s Tramadol) and 5 EPs (Collections 3-7) have been released from the home recording era. In 2015, the band evolved into… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you:   The Ride by Whips Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns       Dogs of Entertainment by The Fatty Acids   Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty treat!

Weekly Top Airplay: May 2, 2017

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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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, May 1, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:   Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns   The Ride by Whips Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Out This Week: May 1, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Sylvan Esso, What Now, Loma Vista Alice Coltrane, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, Luaka Bop Hollerado, Born Yesterday, Royal Mountain The Dirty Nil, Minimum R&B, Fat Wreck Chords Eric and Magill, Peach… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 28, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you:   Buzz by Platinum Boys Buzz by Platinum Boys   The Ride by Whips The Thaw by STATIC EYES Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next tasty treat!

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: Various Artists, Arte Para Todos 2017 Compilation, APT Listen Tom: Jute Gyte, The Sparrow, Blue Tapes And X-Ray Records Listen Sid: The Dirty Nil, Minimum R&B, Fat Wreck Chords… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:   Future Friction by Rx Drugs Post-Apocalypso (Album) by Midwest Death Rattle The Ride by Whips Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns Sound and Light by NO/NO       Teen Wiccan single by Fox Face Staring at the Sun by Faux Fiction  … Read more »

Local/Live: May 2 – Sara and Kenny @ Club Garibaldi’s

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WMSE travels to Club Garibaldi’s on Tuesday, May 2nd to host another great evening of local music for our Local/Live at Club Garibaldi’s series. It’s the final one until September, so join us! “School’s out for summer!” Milwaukee’s husband and wife duo, Sara and Kenny, combine the best of jazz and folk for a captivating… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you:     Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns Oh Sweet Love by Nickel&Rose You’re Doing What I Should Have Done by Sean Williamson Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: April 25, 2017

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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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, April 24, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:   With A Boy Like You by The Quilz Expeller by PILES The Ride by Whips Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty… Read more »

Out This Week: April 24, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Low Cut Connie, Dirty Pictures, Pt. I, Contender Violents and Monica Martin, Awake and Pretty Much Sober, Partisan Woods, Love Is Love, Woodsist Slowdive, Slowdive, Dead Oceans Cameron Graves, Planetary Prince, Mack Avenue O+S, You Were Once the… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Friday, April 21, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Buzz by Platinum Boys Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns Night Of The Sharksquatch by Ratbatspider Woodfaces by Red Stuff Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  for your next tasty treat!

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: WebsterX, “Underground” [feat. Dem Yuut, prod. by Danny O’Brien], Closed Sessions Listen Tom: Royal Trux, Pound For Pound, Drag City Listen Sid: Descendents, “I’m the One”, Epitaph Listen Ryan:… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you:   Slow Walker s/t LP by Slow Walker Lights Out b/w Speed Teeth + Already Gone by Platinum Boys Buzz by Platinum Boys Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for… Read more »

Local/Live: April 25 – the Fatty Acids

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There comes a point in every long-running band’s career when listeners (and writers) start tossing around words like “veterans” and “fixtures.” Ready or not, The Fatty Acids have arrived at that point. Over the course of seven-plus years, three full-length albums, and an untold number of shows, the frantic and ebullient Fatties have become stalwart stars of… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: No by Midwives Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Weekly Top Airplay: April 18, 2017

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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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you:       Strangelander by steve peplin           Expeller by PILES Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns The Ride by Whips Thalweg by Gauss Heywood by Twin Brother The Suffering Stage by Joseph Huber Local Lunchbox is brought to… Read more »

Out This Week: April 17, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Warm Soda, I Don’t Wanna Grow Up, Castle Face Little Dragon, Season High, Loma Vista Russian Circles, Live at Dunk! Fest 2016, Sargent House Julia Holter, In The Same Room, Domino Aye Nako, Silver Haze, Don Giovanni Terence Blanchard, The Comedian, Blue Note… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, April 17, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:   The Ride by Whips No Cover by Hi/Jack   FREE SAMPLER by Indonesian Junk Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

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: Liv Mueller, Liv Sings: Light of the Valley, Shadow of the Mountain, self-released Listen Tom: Michael Moorcock’s Deep Fix, The New World’s Fair, United Artists Records Listen Sid: Mastodon, Emperor… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 13, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you: The Ride by Whips The Ride by Whips Buzz by Platinum Boys Buzz by Platinum Boys       Expeller by PILES Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your… Read more »

A Trip to Bandcamp With: Bum alum

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words by Erica Walburg Previously called Bum Ileum, John Griffin and Shae Lappen have released a three-song demo under their updated name, Bum alum. The duo, originally from Pierre, South Dakota, relocated to Milwaukee a few years ago. Dreamy, lilting cocoons of sound coupled with bombastic synth fill the short but sweet EP with psychedelic, experimental… Read more »

Local/Live: April 18– Gauss

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Gauss is a Milwaukee musical collective formed in 2012 with origins in the Riverwest basement scene. Punk music inspires their ethos and intensity and a desire to escape punk music propels their continual evolution in sound and songwriting. Now featuring trumpet, violin, and keys, Gauss appears to be a post-rock chamber group. However, they’re equally… Read more »