Blog Posts

Out This Week: November 18, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Mr. Gnome, The Heart Of a Dark Star, El Marko Laleh, Boom EP, Island Rancid, …Honor Is All We Know, Hellcat/Epitaph Melody’s Echo Chamber, Shirim [single], Rayon Vert Bryan Ferry, Avonmore, BMG Ariel Pink, Pom Pom, 4AD Oh… Read more »

Thank You – You Made It Work

  We are thrilled and overwhelmed by the support you, Milwaukee, have shown us.  Our goal was set and through the fearless leadership of Tom Crawford, the incredible performance of our DJs and the endurance of our team of volunteers we made it.  We managed to exceed our expectations.  Sonia’s Blues Drive is one for… Read more »

Membership Drive Shift Workers — Day 7

During our Membership Drive, we want to make sure you know who is on the air working hard to create the the very best radio. 1st Shift 6 – 9 a.m. – Drew, Poundcake Punk 9 a.m. – noon – Grasscutter Andy, Shopkeeper Ken, The 5 and Dime Show Noon – 3 p.m. – Von… Read more »

Local/Live: November 18 – Hideous Replica

Hideous Replica is Dan Hintz and Frank Rose, a Milwaukee noise duo. Hideous Replica heavily amplifies very quiet field recordings, in order to reveal the hidden structures found within near-silence. The result is typically a sublime howl or drone. Tune into 91.7 FM WMSE on Tuesday, November 18th to hear a live set from Milwaukee’s… Read more »

Short and Sweet: WMSE Talks to Nots

Memphis punk quartet, Nots, bring the noise (and the keys) like a sister from another mister of long-gone 90s band, Six Finger Satellite. The band’s spunky but punky sound is high energy, a bit droll and a lot of fun. WMSE talked to leader of the pack, Natalie Hoffman, before the band invades the small… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: November 11, 2014

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: November 11, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: TV On the Radio, Seeds, Harvest Marianne Faithfull, Give My Love to London, Easy Sound Recording Company Jon Hopkins, Asleep Versions, Domino Hail Mary Mallon, Bestiary, Rhymesayers YACHT, Where Does This Disco?, Downtown Lene Fayre, OKO, Semper Augustus The Jazz June, After the Earthquake, TopShelf Close Talker, Flux, Nevado Arca, Xen, Mute… Read more »

Membership Drive Shift Workers — Day 5

During our Membership Drive, we want to make sure you know who is on the air working hard to create the the very best radio. 1st Shift 6 – 9 a.m. – Craig, The Shape of Rock 9 a.m. – noon – Dr. Sushi, Free Jazz BBQ Noon – 3p.m. – Erin, Rockleidoscope 2nd Shift… Read more »