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Out This Week: January 30, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Ty Segall, Ty Segall, Drag City Stef Chura, Messes, Urinal Cake Sleater-Kinney, Live In Paris, Sub Pop Applesauce Tears, Commuters, Black Cottage Records P.O.S., Chill, Dummy, Doomtree Nikki Lane, Highway Queen, New West Japandroids, Near to the Wild… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Jardín, Stones Throw Listen Tom: Can, Future Days, Spoon Listen Sid: Ty Segall, Ty Segall, Drag City Listen Ryan:  FrontAngel, Teufel Meiner Seele, self-released Listen Chris: Sonic… Read more »

Out This Week: January 23, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Cloud Nothings, Life Without Sound, Carpark Bonobo, Migration, Ninja Tune Allison Crutchfield, Tourist In This Town, Merge Tobin Sprout, The Universe and Me, Burger Records Joan Of Arc, He’s Got The Whole This Land Is Your Land In His… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Charlotte Day Wilson, CDW, self-released Listen Tom: Lol Coxhill, Ear of Beholder, Radiation Deluxe Series Listen Sid: Said the Whale, As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide, Hidden Pony… Read more »

Out This Week: January 16, 2017

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   The Flaming Lips, Oczy Mlody, Warner Bros. Cherry Glazerr, Apocalypstick, Secretly Canadian Kid Koala, Music to Draw To: Satellite, Arts & Crafts Ron Gallo, Heavy Meta, New West Landlady, The World Is a Loud Place, Hometapes Parekh and… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Slowdive, “Star Roving”, Dead Oceans Listen Tom: Lustmord, Things That Were, Vinyl-On-Demand Listen Sid: Split Lip Rayfield, On My Way, self-released Listen Ryan:  Various Artists, Album of the Year,… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Dungen, Häxan, Mexican Summer Listen Tom: Ben Frost, The Wasp Factory, Bedroom Community Listen Sid: Sleater-Kinney and guests, “Rebel Rebel” [David Bowie cover] Listen Ryan: Siiamese, “Left Me Behind” [single], self-released… Read more »

2016 Chicago Blues Festival – review by Sonia

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Since 1984, the world-famous Chicago Blues Festival has taken place every June in picturesque Grant Park beside Lake Michigan. It features well-known national and international artists, as well as talented newcomers and top acts from the country’s many regions. With five stages of performances during three full days, the free festival always offers delight and… Read more »

2016 into 2017 (Wrapping Up and Tuning In)

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Dear WMSE listeners, Even the mightiest of the mighty need to get some rest and reinvigorating for the new year ahead!  Team WMSE will be changing up a couple of things until that new year arrives and aside from our holiday-centric programming this week, here’s what to expect until 2017! WMSE’s weekly chart report will be… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Daniel Bachman, s/t, Three Lobed Listen Tom: Barbara Hannigan, Let Me Tell You, Winter & Winter Listen Sidney: The Ramones, “Merry Christmas, I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight”, Sire… Read more »

WMSE’s Holiday Programming with Teeth!

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WMSE’s Special Holiday Programming and Best of 2016 shows. For the past 35 years, WMSE has hosted the most unique holiday music programming in Milwaukee. Keep it tuned to WMSE for the coolest holiday programming, including Paul Host’s 30th Christmas music marathon that kicks off at Noon on December 25th. Here are some of the… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: The Velvet Underground, s/t, MGM Listen Tom: Rober Millis, The Lonesome High, Abduction Listen Sidney: Rhett Miller, The Believer, Verve Forecast Listen Ryan: Eisfabrik, Achtzehnhundertunderfroren, NoCut Listen Ruadhan: Against Me!,… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Rx Drugs, Future Friction, self-released Listen Tom: Pauline Oliveros, Reverberations: Tape & Electronic Music 1961 – 1970, Important Records Listen Sidney: Japandroids, “Near to the Wild Heart of Life”… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Exotic Adrian Street and the Pile Drivers, Shake Wrestle ‘N’ Roll, Burger Records Listen Tom: Sparks, Sparks, 1972 Records Listen Sidney: on the road! Ryan: Kanga, Kanga LP, self-released… Read more »

#Giving Tuesday

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Tuesday, November 28 is #GivingTuesday; the annual event dedicated to sustaining charitable organizations through donations during the giving season. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this global day of giving is driven by the power of social media and collaboration. As a community-supported nonprofit… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: The Blind Shake, Celebrate Your Worth, Goner Listen Tom: Mose Allison, The Way of the World, Anti- Listen Sidney: John the Savage, s/t, self-released Listen Ryan: Leonard Cohen, You Want… Read more »

Out This Week: November 14, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Shantih Shantih, Winter In September, Wild Honey / Dusty Medical matt pond PA, Winter Lives, 131 Records   Sad13, Slugger, Carpark Records His Name Is Alive, Patterns of Light, Silver Mountain Media Patterns of Light by His Name… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Solange, A Seat at the Table, Saint / Columbia Listen Tom: Brandt Bauer Fricke, Joy, Because Music Listen Sidney: Cosmonauts, A-Ok!, Burger Records Listen Ryan: Iioioioii, Post Brimstone (Expanded… Read more »

Out This Week: November 7, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Lambchop, Flotus, Merge   Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions, Until the Hunter, Tendril Tales TAD, God’s B’s / 8 Way Santa / Salt Lick [remastered, reissued], Sub Pop Mozes and the Firstborn, Great Pile of Nothing, Burger Records… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Old Earth, “The Middle Distance”, Arrow Girl Listen Tom: Oren Ambarchi, Hubris, Editions Mego Listen Sidney: The Glazzies, Kill Me Kindly, Old Flame Records Listen Jay: NOFX, The Decline, Fat… Read more »

Out This Week: October 31, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Big Mother Gig, Smiling Politely [remastered], self-released Honeyblood, Babes Never Die, FatCat The Notwist, Superheroes, Ghostvillains & Stuff, Sub Pop Jim James, Eternally Even, Capitol Soft Hair, s/t, Weird World Berwanger, Exorcism Rock, Doghouse STRFKR, Being No One,… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Leonard Cohen, You Want it Darker, Columbia Listen Tom: Oren Ambarchi, Hubris, Editions Mego Listen Sidney: Berwanger, Exorcism Rock, Doghouse Records Listen Jay: NOFX, First Ditch Effort, Fat… Read more »

Out This Week: October 24, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Cosmonauts, A-OK!, Burger The Blind Shake, Celebrate Your Worth, Goner Celebrate Your Worth by The Blind Shake John K. Samson, Winter Wheat, Anti- C Duncan, The Midnight Sun, FatCat   Slothrust, Everyone Else, Dangerbird Balkan Beat Box, Shout… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Cocteau Twins, Head Over Heels, 4AD Listen Tom: Lou Reed, The RCA & Arista Album Collection, Sony Legacy Listen Sidney: Whiskey of the Damned, Here’s to Duffy’s Cut,… Read more »

Out This Week: October 17, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Emma Ruth Rundle, Marked For Death, Sargent House The Seshen, Flames & Figures, TruThoughts Black Marble, It’s Immaterial, Ghostly International Wax Tailor, By Any Beats Necessary, Lab’Oratorie Moby and the Void Pacific Choir, These Systems Are Failing, Mute… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Gauss, Thalweg, self-released Listen Tom: The Orb, COW/Chill Out World!, Kompakt Listen Sidney: Cro-Mags, Age of Quarrel, Profile Records Listen Jay: Beach Slang, A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings,… Read more »

Out This Week: October 10, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Helado Negro, Private Energy, Asthmatic Kitty Joyce Manor, Cody, Epitaph Hiss Golden Messenger, Heart Like a Levee, Merge The Pack A.D., Positive Thinking, Cadence Music GOAT, Reqiuem, Sub Pop NOFX, First Ditch Effort, Fat Wreck Chords Purling Hiss,… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

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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: Goat, Requiem, Sub Pop Listen Tom: Videodrones, Mondo Ferox, El Parasio Records Listen Sidney: The Fall, Bingo Masters at the Witch Trials, Dandelion Vinyl Listen Jay: Suicidal Tendencies,… Read more »

Out This Week: October 3, 2016

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Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Pixies, Head Carrier, PIAS Bon Iver, 22, A Million, Jagjaguwar Merchandise, A Corpse Wired For Sound, 4AD Jenny Hval, Blood B****, Sacred Bones Sonny Knight and the Lakers, Sooner or Later, Secret Stash Brett Newski, Land Air Sea Garage,… Read more »

MSO 2016 Season Re-Broadcast starts Sunday, Oct. 2

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WMSE Continues Partnership with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Broadcast of MSO 2016 Season begins Oct. 2 Beginning Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m., WMSE will broadcast the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 season. “WMSE has become the home of the MSO, one of the greatest symphonies in the country and possibly the world, and we couldn’t be… Read more »