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This Week’s Local Lunchbox Roundup

Each weekday, WMSE’s Local Lunchbox focuses on the tasty, local audio treats we at WMSE have stashed on our awesome library shelves (and the Local Lunchbox is a smidgen of how much local music WMSE DJs play as a whole, for the entire week)… Faux Eyes, Erin, Sid, Von Munz and Andy spin local rock, pop,  experimental,… 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: Lotus Ash, The Word of God, self-released Listen Matt: Quarterbacks, Quarterbacks, Team Love Listen Tom: Trevor Wishart, Red Bird: A Political Prisoner’s Dream, Sub Rosa Listen Sidney: Grandaddy & Band Of Horses,… Read more »

Local/Live: February 10 – Dead Horses (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

Dead Horses is a young acoustic band with a cultivated folk sensibility well beyond their years. Hailing from a small Wisconsin town made world famous by a pair of overalls, the Oshkosh, WI based troupe craft powerful coming of age narratives sung by the alluring golden-haired songstress Sarah Vos. “Dead Horses has a sound equally beautiful and effortless.” -Stephanie Elkins, “Simply Folk” on Wisconsin… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: February 3, 2015

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 »

Out This Week: February 3, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Jessica Pratt, On Your Own Love Again, Drag City Two Gallants, We Are Undone, ATO Mount Eerie, Sauna, P.W. Elverum and Sun Carmen Rizzo, Illumanado, Electrofone Title Fight, Hyperview, Anti- Steve Earle, Terraplane, New West Natalie Prass, Natalie Prass, Spacebomb Andy Shauf, The Bearer of Bad News, Tender Loving Empire Corners, Maxed Out On… 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: Siskiyou, Nervous, Constellation Listen Matt:  Title Fight, Hyperview, Anti- Listen Tom: King Crimson, Live at the Orpheum, DGM/Inner Knot Listen Sidney: Death Cab For Cutie, Black Sun (from the… Read more »

Local/Live: February 3 – Lotus Ash

In late 2013, members of Maidens, Northless, and Ellis came together to bring you riffs pulling from sludge, desert rock, drone, and Eastern influences. That joining of forces is Milwaukee’s Lotus Ash. Tune into WMSE’s Local/Live on Tuesday, February 3rd to hear songs from Lotus Ash’s latest LP, The Word of God. WMSE.org to stream live or… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: January 27, 2015

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 »

Out This Week: January 27, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Twerps, Range Anxiety, Merge Doomtree, All Hands, Doomtree Elvis Perkins in Dearland, I Aubade, MIR Dengue Fever, The Deepest Lake, Tuk Tuk Jose Gonzalez, “Leaf Off” / “The Cave”, Mute Amason, Sky City, Fairfax Bettye Lavette, Worthy, Cherry Red… Read more »