About the photo: It’s from the 1980’s What was the first song you played as a WMSE DJ? The first song that I played on WMSE may have been Charlie Parker’s “Milestones.” Who was your first interview? The first interview that I did for WMSE may have been Greg Kihn (mid-1990’s). I found out that… Read more »
What was the first song or artist you played as a WMSE DJ? I cannot recall the first song I played on air. But one my best memories was from beginning at the station was when I volunteered for Scott Lucey’s show. I was answering phones for the most part but I also brought my… Read more »
About the Photo: My 7th Grade Picture First song or artist you played as a DJ at WMSE? First song played on WMSE was alkaline trio, goodbye forever.
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: Grimes, “REALiTi” [single], self-released Listen Tom: Todd Terje, It’s Album Time With…Olsen Records Listen Jay: Group Of the Altos, R U Person Or Not, mini50 Records Listen Chris: Various… Read more »
A photo: Taken in 1982 – I am on the left, Woody Weatherman from COC is in the middle and my friend Maria is on the right What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)?: Most Recently ELO – Do Ya / When I was a… Read more »
What was the first song or artist you played as a WMSE DJ? So my first solo gig was Sunday at midnight, I was 27 when I started, so often times my shifts were preceded by Saturday night drinking. We had to train on air pretty extensively, so my very first song aired is kind… Read more »
Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Wand, Golem, In the Red Icky Blossoms, In Folds, Saddle Creek Karen O, Live From Crush Palace, Cult Nic Hessler, Soft Connections, Captured Tracks Simon Joyner, Grass, Branch, And Bone, Woodsist Twin Shadow, Eclipse, Warner Brothers Cribs, For All My Sisters Arts and rafts Is Tropical, Black Anything Pt. 2: Cruise Control/Say [10-Inch],… Read more »
About the photo: It’s not them obviously bit we thought it was cute. Late Night Beat Generation are currently spinning at Vagabond – 1122 Edison St. They are kicking-off WMSE’s 34th Anniversary with a bang and you should check them out! So either go down to Vagabond or tune us in!
On Saturday, April 18, Milwaukee music fans will flock to their local record store to pick up WMSE’s first ever vinyl release, Live from the WMSE Studios, Field Report. Field Report’s Chris Porterfield said, “WMSE is the bedrock of Milwaukee music. Foundational. From DJs to engineers to fundraisers to music director to listeners, everyone cares deeply… Read more »
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: Courtney Barnett, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, Milk! Records Listen Matt: The Rutabega, Shiny Destinations, Triple Eye Industries Listen Tom: Andrew Hill, Andrew!!!, Blue Note Listen… Read more »