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#wmse34 – Wax Addicts – Mickey


What was the first song or artist you played as a WMSE DJ?  I cannot recall the first song I played on air.  But one my best memories was from beginning at the station was when I volunteered for Scott Lucey’s show.  I was answering phones for the most part but I also brought my… Read more »

#wmse34 – Von Munz – Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show


What is your first memory of WMSE?  I graduated from High School in 1989, which puts me smack dab at the Station’s Starting Point. Album Rock was the genre over Milwaukee’s commercial airwaves, however I had discovered this weird station WAY over on the left hand side. I remember hearing the Clash for sure. My… Read more »

#wmse34 – Jon Blick of the Overnight Sensations


About the photo: Freshman year of high school, 1970. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? First Song on Overnight Sensations, April 2, 2009 (six years coming up soon) was Old 97s, “Dressing Room Walls”, from the album Wreck Your Life.  I remember nothing after that. Who was the first… 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: Grimes, “REALiTi” [single], self-released Listen Tom: Todd Terje, It’s Album Time With…Olsen Records Listen Jay: Group Of the Altos, R U Person Or Not, mini50 Records Listen Chris: Various… Read more »

#wmse34 -Sid-Squid Inc


A photo: Taken in 1982 – I am on the left, Woody Weatherman from COC is in the middle and my friend Maria is on the right What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)?: Most Recently ELO – Do Ya / When I was a… Read more »

#wmse34 – Jay Burseth – Development Director


What is your favorite WMSE memory?  Favorite memory? Being 15 (the same age as I am in the photo) and discovering a radio station in Milwaukee that played punk rock. My mind was blown! As I am blown away every day by the WMSE DJs, who play the best music that can be found on… Read more »

#wmse34 – Faux Eyes – Armed Fauxes Radio


What was the first song or artist you played as a WMSE DJ? So my first solo gig was Sunday at midnight, I was 27 when I started, so often times my shifts were preceded by Saturday night drinking. We had to train on air pretty extensively, so my very first song aired is kind… Read more »

#wmse34 – Scott Lucey of Digital Dumplings in Analog Gravy


About the photo: I don’t have much in the teenager years; only younger. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I believe it was DJ Shadow’s Entroducing… Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing at WMSE? First interview was 2014 with Bahamas.