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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 29 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 »