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Local/Live: April 19 – Space Raft @ Club Garibaldi’s


“Milwaukee-based quartet Space Raft — a staple in the city’s indie scene alongside garage poptimists Jaill — serves up lightweight guitar rock in the melodic vein of early 2000s post-punk revivalists like the Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. Dusted with weird little synthesizer distortions Kenny Rogers might be proud of, “Mountain” (the second listen off of… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, April 12, 2016


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!

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, April 12, 2016


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 »

WMSE Partners with Ben’s Cycle’s Racing Team!

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We are pleased to announce our partnership with Ben’s Cycle’s racing team.  We felt this was a good fit since many of the DJs and employees are enthusiastic cyclists – be it as a commuter or in active competition.  We’ll be following and updating the teams whereabouts and latest competitions through out the summer.  Below… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, April 11, 2016


Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Camel Cash by Dorth Nakota 9 Steps To A Happier Life by Heat Death Playing With My Mind (Single) by AUTOMatic Presents – 3099 Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your… Read more »

Out This Week: April 11, 2016


Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Trapper Schoepp, Rangers & Valentines, Xtra Mile Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola Lobitos, Highlife-Jazz and Afro-Soul, Knitting Factory Teleman, Brilliant Sanity, Moshi Moshi Woods, City Sun Eater in the River of Light, Woodsist M83, Junk, Mute Say… 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: Margaret Glaspy, Emotions and Math, ATO Listen Tom: Satin Jackets, Panorama Pacifico, Eskimo Listen Sidney: Merle Haggard, A Portrait of Merle Hagard, Capitol Records Listen Jay: Trapper Schoepp, Rangers… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 7, 2016


Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records The Pukes by The Pukes 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: April 12 – Heat Death


“Heat Death is a Milwaukee band combining self-oscillating fuzz, analog synthesis, and pounding drums with hints of noise-rock, shoegaze, industrial, and no-wave. “Formed in later 2015, Heat Death first arrived in the form of the apartment-recorded Obselescene EP. After months of playing through Milwaukee and with a finalized line-up and crafted sound, Heat Death retreated to the… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, April 6, 2015


Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Electric Manland by Sat. Nite Duets PREDATORY HEADLIGHTS by TENEMENT Derelicts and Screw-ups by The Grovelers 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!