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Local/Live: April 19 – Space Raft @ Club Garibaldi’s

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“Milwaukee-based quartet Space Raft — a staple in the city’s indie scene alongside garage poptimists Jaill — serves up lightweight guitar rock in the melodic vein of early 2000s post-punk revivalists like the Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. Dusted with weird little synthesizer distortions Kenny Rogers might be proud of, “Mountain” (the second listen off of… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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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!

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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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… Read more »

WMSE Partners with Ben’s Cycle’s Racing Team!

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We are pleased to announce our partnership with Ben’s Cycle’s racing team.  We felt this was a good fit since many of the DJs and employees are enthusiastic cyclists – be it as a commuter or in active competition.  We’ll be following and updating the teams whereabouts and latest competitions through out the summer.  Below… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, April 11, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Camel Cash by Dorth Nakota 9 Steps To A Happier Life by Heat Death Playing With My Mind (Single) by AUTOMatic Presents – 3099 Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your… Read more »

Out This Week: April 11, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Trapper Schoepp, Rangers & Valentines, Xtra Mile Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola Lobitos, Highlife-Jazz and Afro-Soul, Knitting Factory Teleman, Brilliant Sanity, Moshi Moshi Woods, City Sun Eater in the River of Light, Woodsist M83, Junk, Mute Say… 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: Margaret Glaspy, Emotions and Math, ATO Listen Tom: Satin Jackets, Panorama Pacifico, Eskimo Listen Sidney: Merle Haggard, A Portrait of Merle Hagard, Capitol Records Listen Jay: Trapper Schoepp, Rangers… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 7, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records The Pukes by The Pukes 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: April 12 – Heat Death

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“Heat Death is a Milwaukee band combining self-oscillating fuzz, analog synthesis, and pounding drums with hints of noise-rock, shoegaze, industrial, and no-wave. “Formed in later 2015, Heat Death first arrived in the form of the apartment-recorded Obselescene EP. After months of playing through Milwaukee and with a finalized line-up and crafted sound, Heat Death retreated to the… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, April 6, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Electric Manland by Sat. Nite Duets PREDATORY HEADLIGHTS by TENEMENT Derelicts and Screw-ups by The Grovelers Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erik (filling in for Erin) played for you: Caution 3.25.16 by Datarunner A Fault by adoptahighway Fractured Youth by Apollo Vermouth Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid, for your next tasty treat!

Out This Week: April 4, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Kevin Morby, Singing Saw, Dead Oceans Parquet Courts, Human Performance, Rough Trade Quiet Life, Foggy, Strange Light Cha Wa, Funk ‘N’ Feathers, UPT Music Dana Falconberry and Medicine Bow, From the Forest Came the Fire, Modern Outsider Radical… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Friday, April 1, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Indonesian Junk by Indonesian Junk The Pukes by The Pukes Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  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: Charles Bradley, Changes, Daptone Listen Tom: Diamanda Galas, You Must Be Certain Of the Devil, Mute Listen Sidney: The Dirty Nil, “Little Baby Metal Fist”, Little Baby Metal Fist… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, March 31, 2016

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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: April 5 – Ruth B8R Ginsburg

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“Ruth B8r Ginsburg is a six-piece neo soul-folk group from Milwaukee, Wisconsin with an aim to lift up women’s voices, their music addresses a myriad of contemporary issues. ” Tune into WMSE on Tuesday, April 5th to hear an interview with and a live performance from Milwaukee’s Ruth B8R Ginsburg – WMSE.org to stream live or… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, March 28, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Out This Week: March 28, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Andrew Bird, Are You Serious, Loma Vista Explosions In the Sky, The Wilderness, Temporary Residence Ltd. Britta Phillips, “Drive” [single], Double Feature Minotaurs, Weird Waves, Total Recluse Bombino, Azel, Partisan RONIIA, Sisters, Totally Gross National Product Eric Bachmann, Eric… Read more »

WMSE 35th Anniversary Recap!

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A big time was had by all as we took over Turner Hall last weekend to celebrate WMSE’s 35th Anniversary and threw a Dance Party at Mad Planet. On Friday we hosted the legendary Siegel-Schwall band and the R&B Cadets (featuring WMSE DJ and legendary guitarist Paul Cebar).  We could not be more pleased with… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, March 23, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Doing The Lords by WORK Doing The Lords by WORK Doing The Lords by WORK Doing The Lords by WORK Doing The Lords by WORK Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero… 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: Mojave 3, Excuses For Travellers, 4AD Listen Tom: Tuxedomoon, Desire, Ralph Records Listen Sidney: Sat. Nite Duets, One Night Only, Uninhabitable Mansions Listen Jay: The Benjamins, The Art of Disappointment,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, March 23, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: March 29 – The Demix

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THE DEMIX is an experimental musician & DJ who deconstructs & reassembles elements of rock, metal, industrial, hip hop, noise, soundtracks & beat music to create a dark, cinematic world that is uniquely his own. A genre defying artist who has performed everywhere from underground dance parties & jazz clubs to rock venues & coffee… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Mouse Corn EP by Myles Coyne Electric Manland by Sat. Nite Duets Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid, for your next tasty treat!

Live From The WMSE Studios, Sylvan Esso

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“Live From the WMSE Studios, Sylvan Esso” WMSE releases Second Record Store Day 7” In honor of national Record Store Day on Saturday, April 16, Milwaukee music fans will flock to their local record store to pick up WMSE’s RSD 7”, Live from the WMSE Studios, Sylvan Esso. Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath from Sylvan Esso… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, March 21, 2016

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you:   Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!