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Weekly Top Airplay: July 14, 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 – Monday, July 13, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Radio Picture Show by Great Lake Drifters It’s Great to Be Alone by estates Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Local Lunchbox – Friday, July 10, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Crimes by Indonesian Junk Crimes by Indonesian Junk Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  for your next tasty treat!

6th Annual Backyard BBQ Line Up Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the lineup for The 6th Annual Back Yard BBQ happening on September 5th / 4- 11PM. This year’s lineup is incredible. Kicking off the day is world renowned harmonica player Jim Liban with blues legends The Joel Paterson trio. Next on the schedule, local goth-americana band Devil Met Contention, then… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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Erin: Chris Rosenau, “Pearl” and “F/Lynn”, self-released Listen Tom: Pekka Airaksinen, Buddhas of Golden Light, Arc Light Editions Listen Sidney:  Matt Pond PA, The State of Gold, Doghouse America Listen Jay: JD McPherson, Let the Good Times Roll, Rounder Listen Chris: Jaill, Brain Cream, Burger Listen

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, July 9, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Crimes by Indonesian Junk 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: July 14 – The Rashita Joneses (live at Club Garibaldi’s)

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On Tuesday, July 14th at 6pm, join WMSE’s Local/Live for another summertime treat. For this special Local/Live, we are again taking the segment to Club Garibaldi (2501 S. Superior Street) for a live radio segment that is free and open to the public to listen to and participate in (21+ only, please!). “Straight from the… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Be The Dog by The Cavewives Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Listen Back: Local/Live with Filter Free Rodeo

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Local/Live on WMSE this past Tuesday was with Milwaukee rock trio, Filter Free Rodeo. The young band, with roots in Waukesha and band-beginnings in Oshkosh, has been touring relentlessly and creating EPs at a pretty steady pace, their grungy leanings leaving them with room to add plenty of extra energy and fuzzy guitar sounds. Their… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: July 7, 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 – Monday, July 6, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Turn It On by Whips The Rashita Joneses by The Rashita Joneses Parasite & Host EP by Tron Jovi Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during 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: Sonic Youth, Rather Ripped, Geffen Listen Tom: Louis Jordan, Somebody Up There Digs Me, Penny Records Listen Sidney:  Avenues, Creep Show, self-released Listen Jay: Refused, Freedom, Epitaph Listen Chris:… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, July 2, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: 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: July 7 – Filter Free Rodeo

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“Filter Free Rodeo is a chocolate cake with three sprinkles. Iced with scuzzy vanilla and complimented with ice cream served from the floor of a garage…it’s like that movie you once saw.” Listen to the sweetest tunes from Milwaukee’s Filter Free Rodeo on WMSE’s Local/Live this Tuesday, July 7th — tune your radio dial to 91.7… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Be The Dog by The Cavewives American Folk Armageddon by Brett Newski Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Listen Back: Local/Live with Lord Fredd33

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Lord Fredd33 stopped by WMSE for Local/Live with some fellow Milwaukee musicians who currently collaborate in and form the local collective, New Age Narcissism. Lord Fredd33 and crew played two live sets and chatted about their collaborative spirit, working on dissolving genres in local music and their upcoming show at Summerfest this Friday. Lord Fredd33’s… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: June 30, 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, June 30, 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: June 30, 2015

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Jaill, Brain Cream, Burger T. Hardy Morris, Hardy & The Hardknocks: Drownin On A Mountaintop, Dangerbird Silver Lake Chorus, Silver Lake Chorus, Six Degrees The Silver Lake Chorus by The Silver Lake Chorus Leon Bridges, Coming Home, Columbia Walter TV, Blessed, Sinderlyn Blessed by… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Friday, June 26, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you:   Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  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: Jaill, Brain Cream, Burger Listen Tom: Edward Ka-Spel, The Minus Touch, Beta-Lactam Listen Sidney: Black Mountain, 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, Jagjaguwar Listen Jay: Desaparecidos, Payola, Epitaph Listen Chris: Susan… Read more »

Vendors Wanted for the WMSE Record Ruckus

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WMSE is hosting a Record Ruckus and you are invited… Join us on Sunday, August 2 from 10AM – 4PM at the MSOE Kern Center for our first ever Record Ruckus! We are currently looking for vendors who deal in anything music related – gear, vinyl, art, studio equipment and stereos. If you have something… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, June 25, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: 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 tasty treat!

Local/Live: June 30 – Lord Fredd33

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  Creator of the “Godspel,” songwriter/performer Lord Fredd33 compels listeners with his deep, hypnotic drawl and mantra-style storytelling. His winding narratives depict life experiences abstracted and amplified as they run through his psyche. He has been quoted as saying “I’m doing this to save my soul,” explaining further that “music and performance are just as… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Lost My Mind In Stereo by The Sleepwalkers Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Weekly Top Airplay: June 23, 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, June 23, 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!

Chicago Blues Fest Review

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review by WMSE DJ Sonia (of the Friday afternoon Blues Drive) The world’s premier blues festival is the Chicago Blues Festival. The free festival, now in its 32nd year, took place on June 12-14, 2015 in Grant Park, located along Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago. There was a strong national and international presence, as many… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, June 22, 2015

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Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: It’s Great to Be Alone by estates It’s Great to Be Alone by estates MMXIII by No Future Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!