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Weekly Top Airplay: March 24, 2015

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: March 24, 2015


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 »

#wmse34- Mary – Instrumental Saturdays


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 »

#wmse34 – Brewcity Brutality


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 »

#wmse34 – Jayx from Streamline


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 »

#wmse34 – Jerry from Jerry’s Attic


About the photo:  Yours truly at age 19, circa 1974.  On my way to a Wishbone Ash concert, no doubt.  First song or artist you played? First song I played?  Hmmm…  Saturday morning, Memorial Day weekend, 1984, 6:00 am.   I believe I started with John Lee Hooker’s “Blues Before Sunrise”.  Followed by “Good Morning” The… Read more »