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Local/Live: November 19 – Hothouse Barkers

Milwaukee’s Hothouse Barkers are a “rock, funk, jazz, punk, blues-based extravaganza” featuring Cory Tcheng on guitar/vocals, Nathan Conradon bass/vocals, Mike Lukaszewiczon keys/Vocals and Chaz Parker on drums. The newly-minted band visits WMSE on Tuesday, November 19th to premiere their tunes for Local/Live before they play a show on December 6th at Fire On Water. Listen in… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: November 12, 2013

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 play lists, 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… Read more »

The New Local/Live

Supporting and giving voice to the entirety of Milwaukee-area music has been a central part of WMSE’s missions since even before the station became WMSE on March 17, 1981, when the station was WSOE and Jules, Host and Mars were just pups cobbling together a small, college radio station that barely reached off campus. Then,… Read more »

Linky McLinkster: The Week, The Weekend and WMSE

words by Cal Roach We hate to say it, Milwaukee, but…it might be time to start thinking about holiday shopping. We’re NOT saying you ought to put up decorations and lights and start playing Christmas music! But it just so happens that Saturday at Turner Hall they’re having this thing called the Urban Garage Sale,… Read more »

Watch: Porterfield’s and Sanborn’s “Pale Rider”

Alverno Presents has made it a point to give Milwaukee artists a platform to create experiences for audiences that expand upon what they already to artistically. Through this lens, AP collaborated with Duke University to commission a long-time Milwaukee musician who has since relocated to North Carolina, Nick Sanborn (Decibully, Megafaun, COCOB, Made of Oak,… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: November 5, 2013

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 play lists, 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… Read more »

Local/Live: November 5 – Faux Fir

Geography, technology, humanities and psychology. These are not majors but rather minors that have brought Ryan Rupprecht, Adam Bartell, Will Boucher and Jake Brahm together to record as Faux Fir. Their new album Fashionable Life spans the globe with members on opposite coasts and a producer in Kenya. Tune into WMSE at 8pm tonight to… Read more »

Kneel to Neil

Happening this Saturday and now in its 8th year, Kneel to Neil has become a special yearly occurrence for Milwaukee fans of Neil Young, one that is perfectly housed in the friendly confines of Jim and Marty’s Linneman’s Riverwest Inn. Kneel to Neil lines up Milwaukee bands both fresh-faced and seasoned with each band selecting… Read more »

Thank You For Your Support

Your support of Frontier Radio over the past week and a half has been as generous as it is overwhelming. As a contributing member you make the music possible and we cannot thank you enough! We wrapped up the Fall Membership Drive with $101,050 from 987 donations committed toward our $120,000 goal. Once again, it… Read more »