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#wmse34 – Melissa from the Melissa Show

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About The Photo –  Melissa, center, circa 1988. First Interview of a band or artist –   I can’t remember my first interview, but two that really stood out to me: 1) The Charlatans UK at the Metro in Chicago-1997-pre-concert interview with Tim and Mark, and being able to witness my first soundcheck! 2) Nada… Read more »

#wmse34 – Haven of Wave Tank

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About the photo: Tenth grade. As you can see, I’ve been an intense person for many years now. Ha. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? Unfortunately I don’t remember what the track or artist was that I played on the air back in 2001. Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing… Read more »

#wmse34 – Bob Midnight of Midnight Radio

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About the photo: We call this one “Bob Midnight and Microphone”. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ? One of the earliest bands I remember playing was James. Representing WMSE, I introduced them, onstage, at the WOMAD Festival at the Summerfest grounds on Septemer 12, 1993. Who was the first first… Read more »

#wmse34 – Marty of Tuesdays With Marty

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About the photo: 7th grade; I found WMSE that summer. I was 11 going on 12. Little did I know that music I first heard would guide me through some of the toughest times of my life – my teen years. Thanks, WMSE! Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ?… Read more »

#wmse34 – Matt Schoeffler

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About the Photo –    Taken in college where I was a DJ at radio station WIPZ, UW Parkside. – What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Refused – New Noise (subbing on Poundcake Punk) – What is the first musician or band you… Read more »

#wmse34 – Erin Wolf of the Rockleidoscope Show

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About the photo: Taken not too long before I started DJing at WMSE in 2004… What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? “Evangeline” by Matthew Sweet. I had a slight thing for power pop back then; guitars, in general. Played on August (?) of… Read more »

#wmse34 – Dr. Sushi of Dr. Sushi’s Free Jazz BBQ

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About the photo: My best guess is that it is circa 1985. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I don’t have the slightest idea. I couldn’t even venture a guess. Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing at WMSE? Not sure of this one either. I do consider… Read more »

#wmse34 – Craig Mertes of The Shape of Rock

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About the photo: Here is a picture taken of me while at MSOE in 1997 or 1998, as part of a class roster nonetheless. What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? First song I remember playing on WMSE: “The Pod”/Hum/ You’d Prefer An Astronaut… Read more »

#wmse34 – Buzz of Buzz’s Garage

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About the photo: High school.  Junior year. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I don’t remember the first song I ever played.  My shift was originally in the wee hours so I was still coming to life when I walked into the studio in those days. Who was the… Read more »

1st Annual Rock-N-Roll Boll Winners Announced

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Thank you all for showing up and taking part is our first ever Rock-N-Roll Bowl.   Our Winners – Low Individual Score – Lisa Wierzbinski (she also won a lunchbox) Low Team Score  – Meat Me In The Allery High Individual Score Kip Satan from Team Dick Satan Trio High Team Score – Bowlers Anonymous… Read more »