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: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015, Mom + Pop Listen Matt: Strung Out, Transmission.Alpha.Delta, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Tom: Charlie Morrow, Toot!, XI Records… Read more »
In the belly of the cosmic squirrel-beast there stands a castle. Around the castle flows a moat. Once per week the castle’s occupants party in the heavy jam that fills the moat. In their revelry they sing and they yell. This is Soup Moat. The four members: Scott Emmerich on drums and vocals, Frank Knaebe… Read more »
Local/Live this week brought WMSE listeners tune-age from Milwaukee’s Volcanos. The band rocked it up with their impassioned vocals and heavy riffage, leaning on some pretty sinewy bass lines. Thanks to the band for swinging by and enjoy a track from their session — “Parasite” — below.
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 »
Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Jeff the Brotherhood, Wasted On the Dream, Infinity Cat Great Lake Swimmers, A Forest Of Arms, Nettwerk Courtney Barnett, Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, Mom + Pop Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves, Epic Chastity Belt, Time to Go Home, Hardly… Read more »
What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? The very first song that I played on WMSE was “Natalie” by the Sidewalks. The Sidewalks were a local Milwaukee band and two of my bothers, Mike and John, were founding members. I played this the… Read more »
About the Photo: I (Paul Host) don’t have many (if any) high school pics–here’s early at days at MSE, with the added bonus of Chris Twining. What was the first song you played as a WMSE DJ? My first song was “Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio” by the Ramones.
First song or artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? Colin – Stiff Little Fingers, “Suspect Device” How’d you guys meet – At the Out House – which was Jesse’s place and he would have bands play the basement.
About the photo: This photo was from 2003 at Ozzfest just after I graduated High School. Zakk Wydle was a mountain compared to me! Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? If I remember correctly the first artists I played on WMSE were Dio, At The Drive In, & The… Read more »
About the Photo – Taken in 1992 around the time I started to get into the rave scene and electronic dance music. Very late teens. – What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Skylab “The Trip” – What is the first musician or band you… Read more »