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Out This Week: October 7, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Peaking Lights, Cosmic Logic, Weird World Marianne Faithfull, “Late Victorian Holocaust” -single-, Easy Sound Hozier, Hozier, Columbia Caribou, Our Love, Merge Allo Darlin’, We Come From the Same Place, Slumberland Zola Jesus, Taiga, Mute Dead Milkmen, Pretty Music for Pretty People, self-released Wampire, Bazaar, Polyvinyl Useless Eaters, Bleeding Moon, Castle Face Broods, Evergreen, Capitol

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: Zammuto, Anchor, Temporary Residence Ltd. Listen Matt: Beach Slang, Cheap Thrills On a Dead End Street, Tiny Engines Listen Tom: The Saints, Prehistoric Sounds, Harvest Listen Sidney: Shovels and Rope, Birmingham, Dualtone Records… Read more »

Local/Live: October 7 – Stacian

STACIAN is the minimal synth project of Milwaukee native Dania Luck.  Employing a barrage of analog and digital drum machines and synthesizers, STACIAN could be described as cold wave, synthpop or, more simply, dark electronic dance music.   Influences lay within the spheres of post-punk, industrial, no-wave, kraut rock, 80’s style synth pop, and experimental… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: September 30, 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: September 30, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Budos Band, Burnt Offering, Daptone Bonnie Prince Billy, Singer’s Grave: A Sea of Tongues, Drag City Ex Hex, Rips, Merge Dinosaur Feathers, Control, Ernest Jenning Laetitia Sadier, Something Shines, Drag City The History of Apple Pie, Feel Something, Marshall Teller Rural Alberta Advantage, Mended With Gold, Saddle Creek Vaselines, V For Vaselines, Rosary S, Cool Choices, Hardly… 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: Purling Hiss, Weirdon, Drag City Listen Matt: Whirr, Sway, Graveface Records Listen Tom: Lee Gamble, Koch, Pan Listen Sidney: Aloe Blacc, Loving You Is Killing Me, Stones Throw Listen Chris: Chuck Prophet, Night Surfer, Yep… Read more »

Local/Live: September 30 – Castle Thunder

Castle Thunder is the brainchild of Milwaukee songwriter Cory Gorman. The now-quintet has been subject to several comings and goings of bandmates though out its career; the current line up, and best to date, displays heft of maturity and a more refined soundscape. Filling out the line up is Ryan Rupprecht on keys, Evan McAllister… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: September 23, 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 »