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Weekly Top Airplay: November 10, 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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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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!

Out This Week: November 10, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Hot Chip, Dancing In the Dark, Domino Brooklyn Funk Essentials, Funk Ain’t Ova, Dorado Grimes, Art Angels, 4AD Pujol, Kisses [EP], Bartertown Co-Op Lanterns On the Lake, Faultlines, Bella Union Joshua Hyslop, Deepest Blue, Nettwerk Japanese House, Clean [EP],… 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: Sam Amidon, All Is Well, Bedroom Community Listen Tom:  February & Mars, s/t, Mojuba Listen Sidney: The Vitrolum Republic, For the Lovespun Ramblings…, self-released Listen Jay: Titus Andronicus, The… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, November 5, 2015

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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 Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Turn It On by Whips Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next… Read more »

Local/Live: November 10 – Jonathan Burks

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“Jonathan Burks teams up with Dave Cusma, Didier Leplae and Nathan Kilen for the latest iteration of Jon Burks’ Band, bringing on tuba, electric guitar and Rhythm and Blues. His eighth release and first full-length album in three years, Getting Low playfully self-examines, giving quiet desperation a voice of reflective reckoning. A little less country, a lot more Rock and… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: For the Lovespun Ramblings and Ghosts in our Shoes by The Vitrolum Republic For the Lovespun Ramblings and Ghosts in our Shoes by The Vitrolum Republic Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: November 3, 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… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: For the Lovespun Ramblings and Ghosts in our Shoes by The Vitrolum Republic 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: November 3, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Beach House, Thank Your Lucky Stars, Sub Pop Foxing, Dealer, Triple Crown Kuroma, 20 Plus Centuries [EP], Votiv Thus Owls, Black Matter, Secret City Shigeto, Intermission [EP], Ghostly Intl. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Paper Mache Dream Balloon, ATO Wolf Eyes, I Am a Problem: Mind In Pieces, Third Man… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, November 2, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Stargazer by Bad Wig SET by Collections of Colonies of Bees Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune… Read more »

Thank You for being a Proud Supporter of Independent Radio!

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Thank you to the nearly one thousand members who helped make WMSE’s 2015 Fall Membership Drive a success! Because of you, we raised over $100,000 during the eight-day on-air drive! Additionally, we had nearly a hundred members become Sound Citizen sustaining members! Their monthly contributions are crucial to keeping the station going all year round and… 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: Dogs In Ecstasy, Welcome 2 Hell, Thunderzone Ent. Listen Tom: Matthew Jonson, Fabric 84, Fabric Listen Sidney: Testa Rosa, III, self-released Listen Jay: AFI, Black Sails in the Sunset,… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: October 27, 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… Read more »

Out This Week: October 26, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Joanna Newsom, Divers, Drag City Fuzz, II, In the Red Records Doug Hream Blunt, My Name Is Doug Hream Blunt, Luaka Bop Naytronix, Mister Divine, City Slang Yawpers, American Man, Bloodshot Chapin Sisters, Today’s Not Yesterday, self-released The Besnard Lakes, The Golden… 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: Erroll Garner, The Complete Concert By The Sea (Expanded), Legacy Listen Tom: J.B. Smith, No More Time In the World For Me, Kranky Listen Sidney: Field Report, Marigolden, Partisan Listen Jay: Maritime,… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: October 21, 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… Read more »

Local/Live: October 27 – Dogs In Ecstasy

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Dogs In Ecstasy is a band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The band is a vehicle for songs drawing on great works by The USA Is A Monster, The Rentals, the Breeders and Sparks and exploring characters (real and imaginary), objects (useful and stupid), and facts (true and false). The trio just released a brand new album… Read more »

Out This Week: October 20, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Maritime, Magnetic Bodies / Maps of Bones, Dangerbird !!!, As If, Warp Gun Outfit, Dream All Over, Paradise of Bachelors The Twilight Sad, Oran Mor Session, FatCat Yacht, I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler, Downtown Son Little, Son Little, Anti- Courtney Barnett, Boxing Day Blues… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, October 19, 2015

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

View Fall 2015 Thank You Gifts

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Dear WMSE listeners and supporters, For a one-time gift of $180 or a sustaining gift of just $15 per month, you will receive the WMSE Koss headphones and WMSE slipmat. The black UR-20 Koss headphones feature WMSE’s logo in white on both sides. The turntable slipmat is all white with the classic WMSE logo.   Your proud support of… 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: Blessed Feathers, There Will Be No Sad Tomorrow, Vinyl Me, Please/self-released Listen Tom:  Christina Vantzou, No. 3, Kranky Listen Sidney: Eagles of Death Metal, Zipper Down, UME/T-boy Listen Jay:… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Latest Flame Farewell Show Friday, Oct 23 by The Response Latest Flame Farewell Show, Saturday Oct 24 by Testa Rosa Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty treat!

CMJ 2015 + WMSE

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CMJ 2015 is officially underway — this week, NYC will be filled to the brim with musicians, bands and college radio industry folks hailing from across the country for the four-day festival. WMSE will be at CMJ this week (thanks, Sid!) and will be taking notes on industry knowledge at various panels [at Dream Downtown],… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, October 12, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin 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: Lightning Dust, “Diamond”, Jagjaguwar Listen Tom:  Skinny Puppy, Weapon, Metropolis Listen Sidney: Ryan Adams, 1989, Pax Am Listen Jay: Haymarket Riot, Bloodshot Eyes, Thick Records Listen Ryan: IAMX, Metanoia,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, October 8, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: The Rashita Joneses by The Rashita Joneses 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: October 13 – IfIHadAHiFi

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“Formed in 2000 with no sense of when to call it a day, Milwaukee’s pop-noise chaos theorists have recently reconvened after some time on the shelf. “IfIHadAHiFi are a whirlwind of feedback, samples, clanking guitars and de-tuned synths hiding some deceptively catchy pop songs. “Their most recent release was an online-only EP about particle physics… Read more »