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Local/Live: May 3 – Cow Ponies

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“The Cow Ponies is a Milwaukee-based band founded by music veteran John Graham in 2015. Our set list includes both original music and old country, alternative country, and cow punk copies.” The band features members whose lines of experience runs deep in Milwaukee’s music history — Rock-A-Dials, Those XCleavers, Torn Soul and Resist Her Transistor, to… Read more »

Local/Live: April 26 – AUTOMatic

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“AUTOMatic Music is the perfect name for the hip-hop group formed by Milwaukee based emcee APRIME and producer Trellmatic. The perfection that comes from their musical collaboration is simply, automatic… “2016 is already shaping up to be the most audacious year for the group with several projects planned to drop over the calendar year…AUTOMatic Music… Read more »

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

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“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/Live: April 12 – Heat Death

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“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/Live: April 5 – Ruth B8R Ginsburg

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“Ruth B8r Ginsburg is a six-piece neo soul-folk group from Milwaukee, Wisconsin with an aim to lift up women’s voices, their music addresses a myriad of contemporary issues. ” Tune into WMSE on Tuesday, April 5th to hear an interview with and a live performance from Milwaukee’s Ruth B8R Ginsburg – WMSE.org to stream live or… Read more »

Local/Live: March 29 – The Demix

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THE DEMIX is an experimental musician & DJ who deconstructs & reassembles elements of rock, metal, industrial, hip hop, noise, soundtracks & beat music to create a dark, cinematic world that is uniquely his own. A genre defying artist who has performed everywhere from underground dance parties & jazz clubs to rock venues & coffee… Read more »

Local/Live: March 22 – 35th Anniversary Three-Hour Special @ Club Garibaldi’s w/ TRUE Skool, Tontine Ensemble, Myles Coyne and Sat. Nite Duets

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On Tuesday, March 22nd at 6pm, join WMSE over the airwaves or as an audience member for WMSE’s dynamic ‘Local/Live at Club Garibaldi’s’ series, (which WMSE introduced in the summer of 2015)! This special night of lots of local music at Club Garibaldi’s (2501 S. Superior) will be in honor of WMSE’s 35th anniversary + birthday… Read more »

Local/Live: March 15 – Airo Kwil

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“Post-rock drummer turned rapper Airo Kwil (Will Rose) makes beats with percussionist instincts and wields language with tried precision. At times both experimental and straight forward, his songs pulse intensity and technicality. His high-energy stage show, executed with the addition of a formidable squad of local musicians, will offer an inimitable experience, one you’ll doubtlessly marinate on some… Read more »

Local/Live: March 8 – The Sounds Of Time

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“As fate would have it, the same ’80s funk influences that have inspired [Kid] Millions and [Sage] Schwarm for years are in vogue right now, manifesting themselves not only in the disco revival of acts like Chromeo, but also in the updated West Coast club sounds of DJ Mustard. Even this summer’s big pop hit,… Read more »

Local/Live: February 16 – WORK

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“WORK is a trio from Milwaukee. Guitar, bass and drums. Songs about love, debt, murder in small towns, whiffle ball injuries, and drinking too much. Sometimes fast pressured and punk. Sometimes slow and menacing. And sometimes we play jagged beats sideways while yelling. It really is a ball. “We are releasing our second album Doing… Read more »