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Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 9, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show, Von Munz played for you: Future Hits by Platinum Boys City Slicker by Slow Walker CATACOMBZ by CATACOMBZ Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in tomorrow on Zero Hour 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: Jenny Hval, “Sabbath”, Sacred Bones Listen Matt: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, Constellation Listen Tom: Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra, Wendelu, Ubiquity Listen Sidney: The Bohicas, Where… Read more »

Local/Live: April 14 – Klassik (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

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Milwaukee’s young soulful rapper Klassik already has some pretty big things to cheer about: in 2014, he was named as a “Top 10 Wisconsin Artist to Watch” by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and won a Wisconsin Area Music Industry award for “Hip Hop Artist of the Year” in 2013. He  has opened for artists such… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Matt played for you:  I was feeling nostalgic, that’s why I played the first two and I wanted to show some love to my hometown of Racine; that’s why I played Mariner and Forstella Ford. Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in… Read more »

Listen Back: Local/Live with the Brian Wurch Band

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Local/Live this week brought WMSE listeners tunes from Milwaukee’s rock veterans , the Brian Wurch Band. Remember the days of the Psychobunnies? Yeah, we do, too… The Brian Wurch Band released the excellently sappy Say Yes last year and it’s a couple parts Tom Waits, a couple parts Lou Reed and some sweetness from Paul… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: April 7, 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, April 7, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Slow Walker s/t LP by Slow Walker Future Hits by Platinum Boys CATACOMBZ by CATACOMBZ  Breaking out the vinyl (all LPs!) today to give you a sneak preview of our all/pro-vinyl spring membership drive programming, coming up… Local Lunchbox is brought… Read more »

Out This Week: April 7, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Nadine Shah, Fast Food, Apollo Laura Marling, Short Movie, Ribbon Weed, Running Back, Lefse Pow!, Fight Fire, Castle Face Toro Y Moi, What For?, Carpark Marriages, “Santa Sangre”, Sargent House Tei Shei, Verde EP, Mom + Pop Waxahatchee, Ivy Tripp, Merge PINS, “Hybrid Moments”, Bella Union Taraf De Haidouks, Of Lovers Gamblers and Parachute… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 2, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show, Eric played for you: The Bleed song played was actually “Flat Tire”, but we’re subbing another (no available audio for the other one). PLUS these were also played: “Ride Free” and “Cool Like That” from Platinum Boys and “Little Sassy Francis” from… 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: Wand, Golem, In the Red Listen Matt: Earl Sweatshirt, I Don’t Like Sh*t, I Don’t Go Outside, Sony Listen Tom: Louis Sclavis Quartet, Silk and Salt Melodies, ECM Listen… Read more »