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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: Ought, More Than Any Other Day, Constellation Listen Matt: American Football, S/T (Deluxe Edition), Polyvinyl Listen Tom: COH, To Beat, Editions Mergo Listen Justin: Slint, Spiderland, Touch & Go… Read more »

Local/Live: May 27 — Calliope

Calliope is a blues-y psych-rock quartet forged between the forces of the sun and the moon in a dingy basement sometime during the year of our lord, 2011. Their organ heavy self-titled debut [2013] showcased their reverberated garage rock vibe and was hailed as “a rollicking collection of retrofitted psychedelic blues songs.” Since then, Calliope… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: May 20, 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: May 20, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: La Sera, Hour of the Dawn, Hardly Art Mr Scruff, Friendly Bacteria, Ninja Tune Phox, Phox, Partisan Bry Webb, Free Will, Idee Fixe Archie Bronson Outfit, Wild Crush, Domino Conor Oberst, Upside Down Mountain, Nonesuch Bio Ritmo, Puerta Del Sur,… Read more »

Local/Live: May 20 – Reynaldo Jenkins & the Teardrops

With an energetic live show and classic sounds inspired by doo wop and rockabilly, Reynaldo Jenkins & the Teardrops – lead by Joshua Kristopeit – is plenty full of swagger, playing to Roy Orbison’s croons, Jon Spencer’s strut and the Black Lips’ rowdy, devil-may-care attitude. The group formed in 2010 and inspired Kristopeit to turn… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: May 13, 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: May 13, 2014

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners — this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Mirah, Changing Light, K Records Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!, Fat Wreck Chords Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, A Long Way to the Beginng, KFR Tobacco, Ultima II Massage, Ghostly International Mia Dyson, Idyllwyld, Black Door Atmosphere, Southsiders, Rhymesayers Son Lux, Alternate Worlds EP, Joyful… 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: Jolie Holland, Wine Dark Sea, Anti- Listen Matt: Banner Pilot, Souvenir, Fat Wrech Chords Listen Tom: Vokokesh, Shadows of Things Past, Krauted Mind Records Listen Justin: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, West of Memphis,Legacy Recordings Listen… Read more »

Local/Live: May 13 – GGOOLLDD

“GGOOLLDD is awesome, if you’re into that sort of thing.” From the airwaves of WMSE, to the posts of CMJ, newbie Milwaukee group GGOOLLDD has been turning up a lot of praise for their electro-pop ditties. Tune into WMSE’s Local/Live at 6pm on Tuesday, May 13th to hear for yourself. Follow: Facebook Listen: Bandcamp

Weekly Top Airplay: May 6, 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 »