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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: Ariel Pink, Pom Pom, 4AD Listen Matt: The Band In Heaven, The Boys of Summer of Sam, Hozac Listen Tom: Cecil Lytle, The Complete Piano Music of Georges Gurdjieff and… Read more »

Thank You – You Made It Work

  We are thrilled and overwhelmed by the support you, Milwaukee, have shown us.  Our goal was set and through the fearless leadership of Tom Crawford, the incredible performance of our DJs and the endurance of our team of volunteers we made it.  We managed to exceed our expectations.  Sonia’s Blues Drive is one for… Read more »

Short and Sweet: WMSE Talks to Nots

Memphis punk quartet, Nots, bring the noise (and the keys) like a sister from another mister of long-gone 90s band, Six Finger Satellite. The band’s spunky but punky sound is high energy, a bit droll and a lot of fun. WMSE talked to leader of the pack, Natalie Hoffman, before the band invades the small… 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: Vashti Bunyan, Heartleap, FatCat Listen Matt: Bob Dylan & the Band, The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Volume 11, Columbia Records Listen Tom: The Coathangers / These Arms Are Snakes, Sex Beat 7″,… Read more »

Local/Live: November 11 – Extra Crispy Brass Band (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

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 Bands as well as traditional outfits such as the Olympia and Mahogany Brass Bands. The EC Brass Band’s repertoire includes… 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: Panda Bear, Mr Noah, Domino Listen Matt: Lagwagon, Hang, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Tom: AnD, Cosmic Microwave Background, Electric Deluxe Listen Sidney: King Tuff, Black Moon Spell, Sub Pop Listen Chris: Neil… 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: Shellac, Dude Incredible, Touch & Go Listen Matt: White Reaper, White Reaper, Polyvinyl Listen Tom: Calliope, ORBIS, self-released Listen Sidney: Rural Alberta Advantage, Mended With Gold, Paper Bag Listen Chris: Wilco, A… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: October 14, 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 »

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: Peaking Lights, Cosmic Logic, Weird World/Domino Listen Matt: Lotus Ash, The Word of God, self-released Listen Tom: King Crimson, Road to Red, DGM Listen Sidney: Weezer, The British Are… Read more »

Local/Live: October 14 – Aluar Pearls (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

The Aluar Pearls are a nine-piece, full of soul-explosive Afro-beat and Creole sounds from the gritty heart of Milwaukee. The Aluar Pearls were formed in mid-2013 by Bryan Rogers and Matthew Wilson, musical collaborators for more than a decade, as a songwriting outlet to explore a shared love of West African Highlife music and Afro-beat…. Read more »