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Local/Live: February 2 – Indonesian Junk

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“Big hooks and big riffs is what Indonesian Junk is all about. Hailing from the land of Lenny, Squiggy, and the Crusher this Milwaukee ménage à trois takes the best elements of glam, punk, power pop, and heavy metal; ditches the fluff and cranks out ten tuff street-pop shakers. They’re sleazy and sincere, pairing their… Read more »

Local/Live: January 26 – The Pukes

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“The Pukes came together during the spring of 2015 in a fit of spontaneity. Guitar player, Jules Frank, crawled from the swamps of Florida where he was raised by alligators and relied heavily on the native gar fish and snails for sustenance. First meeting the often elusive Sam Sharkey at the West Allis Karaoke State… Read more »

Local/Live: January 19 – Fox Face

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“Milwaukee quartet Fox Face plays weird punk rock with brooding rhythm and creepy guitar tones. Their witchy lyrics and fierce sound will make you want to groove. Or hold a seance.” Tune into WMSE on Tuesday, January 19th to hear tunes from Fox Face before they take on FemFest on Friday, January 22nd. WMSE.org to stream live or… Read more »

Local/Live: January 5 – Allen Coté

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The Sublimative Sessions are an interdimensional, interdisciplinary set of experiments, loosely curated by Allen and featuring a rotating ensemble cast of musicians from The Vega Star, The New Red Moons, The Great Lake Drifters, The Form, Lisa Ridgely and the Fainting Room, Twin Brother and The Scarring Party, among others. Volumes 1-3 span nearly four… Read more »

2015 into 2016 (Wrapping Up and Tuning In)

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Dear WMSE listeners, As you might well know, even the mightiest of the mighty need to get some rest and reinvigoration for the new year, ahead, so Team WMSE will be changing up a couple of things until that new year. Aside from our holiday-centric programming this week, here’s what to expect ’til 2016! WMSE… Read more »

Local/Live: December 22 – Zebras

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“Formed in 2007. Often compared to Dead Kennedys, Lard, and various Am Rep bands. Now playing thrashy doomy crossover as a three piece consisting of members from Call Me Lightning and Those Poor Bastards. Recent shows include Jello Biafra, Black Flag, Negative Approach, Melt Banana, High On Fire, Goatwhore, Die Kreuzen, etc.” ToneMadison.com writes, “‘Guitarist/vocalist… Read more »

Local/Live: December 15 – Mark Waldoch & Friends @ Club Garibaldi’s

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…Waldochness. What is “Waldochness”, you might ask? Waldochness is what one gets when Milwaukee musician Mark Waldoch (of Milwaukee band The Celebrated Workingman) puts on one of his famously-infamous holiday music shindigs. For those of you who remember his glorious “Merry Cactmus” show a few years back, buckle in… Read more »

Local/Live: December 8 – Matt “MF” Tyner of The Carpetbaggers

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“The Carpetbaggers are a four-piece honky tonk band from Milwaukee made up of members Matt “MF” Tyner on acoustic and National guitar and lead vocals, Kent “The Colonel” Knapp on stand-up bass and backing vocals, Rolf “Rock Hard” Wessel on lead guitar, and Ja Bo “Boom Boom” Ciz on drums and backing vocals.  The Carpetbaggers… Read more »