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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: Shilpa Ray, Last Year’s Savage, Northern Spy Listen Matt: Turnover, Peripheral Vision, Run For Cover Records Listen Tom: Paki-Visnadi, Imaginary Choreography, Antinote Listen Sidney: San Fermin, Jack Rabbit, Downtown… Read more »

Local/Live: May 12 – The Scarring Party

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If you are from Milwaukee, you know them…but not for long. The Scarring Party might be hard to classify, but everyone who does know them has not forgotten their very specific sound. The key audio components: banjo, tuba, glockenspiel, accordion, oddball percussion and one very unique microphone with frontman Daniel Bullock to back it up,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, May 7, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Slow Walker s/t LP by Slow Walker Future Hits by Platinum Boys Expensive Taste by The Hullmen Ice Cream by Ramma Lamma Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with… Read more »

Listen Back: Local/Live with Devil Met Contention

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Local/Live this week featured Milwaukee’s Devil Met Contention, a former solo project of band leader Ehson Rad. Rad gathered up a solid crew to help him flesh out his songs filled with lots of Cash-esque swagger and Waits’-inspired gravel and growl. The band’s latest EP, American Times, is filled with twangy guitar and sneaky percussion,… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: May 5, 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 list… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Radio Picture Show by Great Lake Drifters Days of Yore by The Sharrows 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: May 5, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Superheaven, Our Is Chrome, SideOneDummy The Weather Station, Loyalty, Paradise of Bachelors Surfer Blood, 1000 Palms, Joyful Noise Fort Knox Five, Pressurize the Cabin, Fort Knox Django Django, Born Under Saturn, Ribbon Soley, Ask the Deep, Morr Rose Windows,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, May 4th, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Enjoy Your Hobbies by Soup Moat Enjoy Your Hobbies by Soup Moat Disaster by Surgeons In Heat Rio Turbo by Rio Turbo goner EP by Volunteer Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during Rockleidoscope… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Friday, May 1, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: I Would Never Treat You Like That by Indonesian Junk Mortimer b/w Choose Your Own Ending by The Sleepwalkers Ice Cream by Ramma Lamma Growing Pains by The Midwestern Charm Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on… 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: The Weather Station, Loyalty, Paradise of Bachelors Listen Matt: All Get Out, Movement EP, Bad Timing Records Listen Tom: Rashaan Roland Kirk, Rip, Rig and Panic, Limelight Listen Sidney:… Read more »