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Local/Live: October 7 – Stacian

STACIAN is the minimal synth project of Milwaukee native Dania Luck.  Employing a barrage of analog and digital drum machines and synthesizers, STACIAN could be described as cold wave, synthpop or, more simply, dark electronic dance music.   Influences lay within the spheres of post-punk, industrial, no-wave, kraut rock, 80’s style synth pop, and experimental… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: September 30, 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: September 30, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Budos Band, Burnt Offering, Daptone Bonnie Prince Billy, Singer’s Grave: A Sea of Tongues, Drag City Ex Hex, Rips, Merge Dinosaur Feathers, Control, Ernest Jenning Laetitia Sadier, Something Shines, Drag City The History of Apple Pie, Feel Something, Marshall Teller Rural Alberta Advantage, Mended With Gold, Saddle Creek Vaselines, V For Vaselines, Rosary S, Cool Choices, Hardly… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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: Purling Hiss, Weirdon, Drag City Listen Matt: Whirr, Sway, Graveface Records Listen Tom: Lee Gamble, Koch, Pan Listen Sidney: Aloe Blacc, Loving You Is Killing Me, Stones Throw Listen Chris: Chuck Prophet, Night Surfer, Yep… Read more »

Local/Live: September 30 – Castle Thunder

Castle Thunder is the brainchild of Milwaukee songwriter Cory Gorman. The now-quintet has been subject to several comings and goings of bandmates though out its career; the current line up, and best to date, displays heft of maturity and a more refined soundscape. Filling out the line up is Ryan Rupprecht on keys, Evan McAllister… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: September 23, 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: September 23, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Field Report, Marigolden, Partisan Julian Casablancas and the Voidz, Tyranny, Cult Records Tweedy, Sukierae, Anti- Vibrators, Punk Mania: Back to the Roots, Cleopatra Alt-J, This Is All Yours, Canvasback Purling Hiss, Weirdon, Drag City Hush Now, Sparkle Drive, self-released Yelle, Completement Fou, Kemosabe King Tuff, Black Moon Spell, Sub Pop Generationals, Alix, Polyvinyl

The [Loft] Office List

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: Sleater-Kinney, Start Together // 1994 – 2006 [box set], Sub Pop Listen Matt: Rain City Rockers, Mayday, self-released Listen Tom: Tin Man, Ode, Acid Test Listen Sidney: Like Like The The The Death, Cave… Read more »