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Weekly Top Airplay: June 23, 2015

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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 list… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty treat!

Chicago Blues Fest Review

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review by WMSE DJ Sonia (of the Friday afternoon Blues Drive) The world’s premier blues festival is the Chicago Blues Festival. The free festival, now in its 32nd year, took place on June 12-14, 2015 in Grant Park, located along Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago. There was a strong national and international presence, as many… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, June 22, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: It’s Great to Be Alone by estates It’s Great to Be Alone by estates MMXIII by No Future Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Out This Week: June 8, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Damaged Bug, Cold Hot Plumbs, Castle Face Bomba Estereo, Amanecer, Sony Music Latin Metric, The Shade EP, self-released Son Lux, Bones, Glassnote Bully, Feels Like, Startime Desaparecidos, Payola, Epitaph Pinder Brothers, Melancholy Sea, self-released

Local Lunchbox – Friday, June 19, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Ride Into The Sun by Low Down Sound Ride Into The Sun by Low Down Sound Ride Into The Sun by Low Down Sound Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes… 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: Damaged Bug, Cold Hot Plumbs, Castle Face Listen Tom: Nick Forte, Primordial Forms, Amish Listen Sidney: Torres, Strange Hellos, Partisan Listen Jay: Midnight Reruns, Midnight Reruns, Good Land Records… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, June 18, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy  for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: June 23 – Testa Rosa

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  “Testa Rosa once again applies the amped-up drama of classic girl-group records to dreamy ballads that brazenly pull at the heartstrings, only this time with some extra muscle, courtesy of producers Beau Sorenson and Shane Hochstettler. Blexrud-Strigens’ vocals remain the focal point, reaching new heights of sweeping majesty on the “you’ve done me wrong”… Read more »