October 21, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
acoustic in-studio: Chris Porterfield (of Field Report)
“In the hands of Field Report’s Chris Porterfield, the word “home” starts shaping itself into something that signifies far more than just a dwelling or a town. Field Report’s second album, Marigolden, finds Porterfield writing... Read more »
October 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Ladders @ WMSE | Plymouth | Wisconsin | United States
“Ladders…Get sad.” is what their bio says. All will be revealed for the band’s Local/Live set, set for Tuesday, October 21st. Stream live or in the archives at WMSE.org or simply tune your radio to... Read more »
October 22, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
phone interview: Terry Adams (of NRBQ)
Tune into WMSE Wednesday morning on Paul Cebar’s program to listen to Paul chat with Terry Adams of NRBQ. NRBQ visits Milwaukee later that night for a show at Shank Hall.
Field Report @ The Pabst Theater - Lower Level
October 22, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Field Report @ The Pabst Theater - Lower Level | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
SPECIAL ALBUM RELEASE SHOW: Simultaneously personal and mysterious, specific and ambiguous, and an exemplary balance between the personal and the relatable and the general and the specific. Listen close, and a new world opens up. The new album, Marigolden... Read more »
October 22, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE Welcomes: NRBQ + Semi-Twang @ Shank Hall | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
The legendary NRBQ — founder & driving force Terry Adams on keyboards & vocals, Scott Ligon on guitar & vocals, Casey McDonough on bass & vocals, and Conrad Choucroun on drums — release their latest... Read more »
October 23, 2014 @ 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm
phone interview: Ted Sirota's Heavyweight Dub
Veteran Chicago drummer Ted Sirota founded his latest band, Ted Sirota’s Heavyweight Dub, in 2013. After releasing five critically acclaimed records with Rebel Souls on the Naim (UK) and Delmark labels, touring Europe and the... Read more »
October 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
interview: The Uptown Savages
“Sleazy, Greazy, Rock, Rhythm and Blues”. The Uptown Savages are a 7 piece band featuring piano and saxophone in addition to the traditional Upright Bass, Guitar, Drum and Vocals. The group’s music is largely influenced by... Read more »
October 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Genau @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Genau are a three-piece rock band from Milwaukee. Guitar, bass, and drums. Together, they weave space-rock improvisations with pop hooks; sonic arrangements and words driven by mood and psychic frequencies. Tune into 91.7 FM WMSE at... Read more »
Local/Live: Extra Crispy Brass Band @ Todd Wehr Conference Center
November 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Extra Crispy Brass Band @ Todd Wehr Conference Center | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
The Extra Crispy Brass Band (or EC Brass Band or ECBB) plays New Orleans-style brass band music inspired by the great contemporary bands such as the Dirty Dozen, Hot Eight, Rebirth, and New Birth Brass... Read more »
November 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Hideous Replica @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Hideous Replica is Dan Hintz and Frank Rose, a Milwaukee noise duo. Hideous Replica heavily amplifies very quiet field recordings, in order to reveal the hidden structures found within near-silence. The result is typically a... Read more »
November 25, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Greetings From the Imposter
Biography: We are a DJ duo. We are a recording trio. We are a multi-person, multimedia live rock n’ roll experience. We are what we wanna be.”I knew I’d be entertained, but I didn’t know... Read more »
December 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Whips @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
“Stylistically, the early returns of the free-form band find Whips landing somewhere between Queens Of The Stone Age and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, with a nod to Hot Coffin’s angular guitar work and Red Knife Lottery’s... Read more »
December 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE & the Chicken Shack Welcome: Sturgill Simpson @ Turner Hall Ballroom | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
His snarl turns the seemingly insignificant into the drop of a sledgehammer. He’s a breath of fresh air, bringing not only a sense of sincerity and self-awareness to deeply- rooted honky tonk, but also a wry... Read more »
Local/Live: 5 Card Studs @ Todd Wehr Conference Center
December 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: 5 Card Studs @ Todd Wehr Conference Center | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
(3-word description): Vegas-styled Schmaltzy “Entertainmentsplosion”. Milwaukee’s Five Card Studs is the kitschy, Las Vegas-styled revue performing overthe-top versions of ’60’s/’70’s/’80’s hits from their ever-increasing playlist, putting emphasis on the A-sides (and B-sides) by the likes... Read more »
December 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Canopies @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
“The dreamy, insanely catchy synth-pop enthusiasts Canopies burst on the Milwaukee music scene a few years ago sounding like seasoned veterans on its eponymous five-song EP. Prepping for its full-length debut, the band shared the... Read more »
December 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Best Of 2014
Local/Live hosts, Erin and Cal, review the year in both Local/Live guests and local releases for a best-of program you won’t want to miss if you love Milwaukee music.