Blog Posts

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: Ty Segall, $ingle$ 2, Drag City Listen Matt: Los Campesinos!, A Los Campesinos! Christmas, Turnstile Listen Tom: Jock Club, After Hours, Five Four-O Records Listen Sidney: Less Than Jake, Hello Rockview,… Read more »

Local/Live: December 16 – Canopies

Canopies’ debut album Maximize Your Faith is a cerebral nudge pressing you to take that next cosmic leap, whatever it may be. Built upon a foundation of propulsive drums and layered atop crystalline synths and warping guitars, the songs have a natural sonic trajectory of outward motion, pushing and stretching themselves to their limits. To… Read more »

Community Day at Whole Foods Market Milwaukee

WMSE will be at Whole Foods Market on Prospect Avenue today (Wednesday, December 10th) from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Today only, 5%of all sales at Whole Foods will go to benefit  your favorite community-powered radio station, WMSE. Today only, too, WMSE DJ Paul Cebar will be hosting his radio program, live from Whole Foods from 9… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: December 9, 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 »

WMSE 2015 Calendars Have Arrived

The 2015 WMSE calendar is ready.  This year’s calendar features the extraordinary photography of Rich Zimmermann.  This outstanding array of  photographs includes some of your favorite musicians at some of Milwaukee’s most legendary venues.  Including: David Bowie at the Milwaukee Arena, Queen at the Uptown Theater, and even local favorite Short Stuff at  Whitefish Bay… 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: Real Numbers, What Was & What Is, Almost Ready Records Listen Matt: Owen, Other People’s Songs, Polyvinyl Listen Tom: Ormonde, Cartographer/Explorer, Gizeh Listen Sidney: Bis, The New Transistor Heroes [reissue],… Read more »

Local/Live: December 9 – Five Card Studs Holiday Extravaganza and CD Release Party (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

(3-word description): Vegas-styled Schmaltzy “Entertainmentsplosion”. Milwaukee’s Five Card Studs is the kitschy, Las Vegas-styled revue performing overthe-top versions of ’60’s/’70’s/’80’s hits from their ever-increasing playlist, putting emphasis on the A-sides (and B-sides) by the likes of Humperdink, Diamond, The Spinners and Tom Jones and literally running the gamut of songs from each decade. Showing ace-musicianship… Read more »