Blog Posts

Short and Sweet: WMSE Talks to Midlake

November saw the release of a new album from Midlake (of Denton, Texas) and it marked not only the release of a new album for the band, but a new configuration, as they parted ways with former vocalist and lead, Tim Smith. Seven minus one equals six, there’s no denying, but less is often more… Read more »

Local/Live: January 21 – The Erotic Adventures Of the Static Chicken

The Static Chicken began their weekly Tuesday performances at Milwaukee’s Jazz Estate on the East Side “700 Tuesdays ago”. Those 700 Tuesdays have now come and gone for the Chicken as they celebrated their final Tuesday night Estate gig this past New Year’s Eve. The Jazz Estate, currently owned and operated by Brian Sanders, will… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: January 14, 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 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 »

Rockabilly Chili Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the 12th Annual Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser are now on sale to the general public. This year’s event is bigger and better than ever – now on two floors with chili pepper races, live rockabilly band, Milwaukee Fire Department partnership and a growing Children’s area curated and run by Artists Working in Education (A.W.E.)…. Read more »

Listen: Benjamins “Corvette Summer”

It’s been almost 13 years since Milwaukee’s Benjamins released The Art of Disappointment on Drive-Thru Records, and more than a decade since the band toured with Reel Big Fish and hit the Warped Tour circuit.  The band had a good run of things around the turn of the century, but ultimately had an early demise in… Read more »

Local/Live: January 14 – Logic & Raze

Logic & Raze (now going by ‘LandR’), Milwaukee’s hip hop heavyweights, have a new, self-titled album out which has been called “gripping” and “ambitious” by the Journal Sentinel. The duo’s chemistry is undeniable, unafraid to bend, twist, break or blend genres. LandR pile on elements of experimental, classic rock, pop, electronica and lots and lots… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: January 7, 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 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 »

Watch: A Very Studly Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Why ever today is meaningful for you and yours, it’s simply good that it is meaningful. Today we hope to make your day even more meaningful, that is, if your idea of meaningful is sitting at your computer watching YouTube videos of dudes (and a lady) with names like Cesar… Read more »