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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: Vashti Bunyan, Heartleap, FatCat Listen Matt: Bob Dylan & the Band, The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Volume 11, Columbia Records Listen Tom: The Coathangers / These Arms Are Snakes, Sex Beat 7″,… Read more »

Local/Live: November 11 – Extra Crispy Brass Band (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

The Extra Crispy Brass Band (or EC Brass Band or ECBB) plays New Orleans-style brass band music inspired by the great contemporary bands such as the Dirty Dozen, Hot Eight, Rebirth, and New Birth Brass Bands as well as traditional outfits such as the Olympia and Mahogany Brass Bands. The EC Brass Band’s repertoire includes… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: November 4, 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 »

Out This Week: November 4, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Panda Bear, Mr Noah, Domino Hookworms, The Hum, Weird World Los Straitjackets, Deke Dickerson Sings the Great Instrumental Hits, Yep Roc Gruff Rhys, American Interior, OVNI Run the Jewels, Run the Jewels 2, Mass Appeal Bruiser Queen, Sweet Static, Boxing Clever Deerhoof, La Isla Bonita, Polyvinyl Steve Reich, Radio Rewrite, Nonesuch Lolawolf, Calm… Read more »

You Make It Work

“You Make It Work.” GM Tom Crawford, our esteemed leader, reminds me daily that this is not just a slogan, it is the truth. You, our listeners make WMSE work. Without your support we would not exist. An obvious statement to make, but it’s not just about keeping us on air, it’s also about our community… 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: Panda Bear, Mr Noah, Domino Listen Matt: Lagwagon, Hang, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Tom: AnD, Cosmic Microwave Background, Electric Deluxe Listen Sidney: King Tuff, Black Moon Spell, Sub Pop Listen Chris: Neil… Read more »

Local/Live: November 4 – Cavewives

The Cavewives is a soulful, psychedelic rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Forming in early 2013, the band anticipates the release of their debut album, Be The Dog, on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Linneman’s Riverwest Inn. The album skillfully meanders through multiple genres, such as the blues-fusion synthesis pioneered by artists like Cream and Hendrix,… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: October 28, 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 »

Big Band GRANDSTAND Auction is NOW Live!

Feel free to check out the incredibly cool items, experiences and art that we’ve managed to secure for this onetime event. Be it taking a Blacksmith 101 class, enjoying a meal at the Palomino, or taking part in an incredibly special tour of the Harley Davidson Museum, there is definitely something for everyone. There will… Read more »