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Local/Live: August 22nd – Snag

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Snag confronts themes of antipathy for late-capitalism, police violence, and environmental catastrophe with fury and despair. Theirs is a generation with a deep sense of injustice and impending loss. They draw influence from the early 2000s touchstones City of Caterpillar, Majority Rule, and Brand New, bands that informed an adolescent sneer that has matured into… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:       Buzz by Platinum Boys     PRF BBQ MKE Band Sampler by PRF BBQ MKE Band Sampler Make Believe b/w Made It My Own by Dramatic Lovers   Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: August 15, 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, August 15, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Make Believe b/w Made It My Own by Dramatic Lovers Two Torches, at a Place Where Three Roads Meet by Old Earth Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty… Read more »

Out This Week: August 14, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Cloakroom, Time Well, Relapse El Ten Eleven, Unusable Love [EP], El Ten Eleven EMA, Exile In The Outer Ring, City Slang Exile In The Outer Ring by EMA Kelley Stoltz, Que Aura, Castle Face Monk Parker, Crown Of… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, August 14, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you: 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: Art Feynman, Blast Off Through the Wicker, Western Vinyl Listen Tom: 18 Rays, 18 Rays [EP], Antinote Listen Sid: American Lips, Kiss the Void, Ancient Fashion Listen Ryan: Liebknecht,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, August 10, 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 Ice Cream by Ramma Lamma Sea of Red // Brujo 7″ (Romanus Records) by Calliope Road Kill From Outer Space 7″ by Brain-Bats Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns Urgency Squad by Xposed 4Heads Local Lunchbox is… Read more »

Local/Live: August 15th – Rose of the West

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Milwaukee’s Rose of the West creates cinematic and dreamy synth-pop with a dark side, juxtaposing both cool and warm atmospherics, lead by Gina Barrington’s otherworldly vocals. Barrington’s knack for storytelling on the band’s debut singles – “Hunters Will” and “Love & War” – lends depth to those cool and warm sounds where nothing is as it seems,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: 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!