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Local/Live: December 9 – Five Card Studs Holiday Extravaganza and CD Release Party (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

(3-word description): Vegas-styled Schmaltzy “Entertainmentsplosion”. Milwaukee’s Five Card Studs is the kitschy, Las Vegas-styled revue performing overthe-top versions of ’60’s/’70’s/’80’s hits from their ever-increasing playlist, putting emphasis on the A-sides (and B-sides) by the likes of Humperdink, Diamond, The Spinners and Tom Jones and literally running the gamut of songs from each decade. Showing ace-musicianship… Read more »

#WMSEgivesme

We just want to thank everyone for taking the time in letting us know what we give to you. It is our mission to continue to bring you the best in radio. Your response to #WMSEgivesme was very overwhelming. We have the best listeners in the world!

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: Melody’s Echo Chamber, “Shirim” [single], Rayon Vert Listen Matt: Cursive, The Ugly Organ [deluxe, reissue], Saddle Creek Listen Tom: Fela, Box Set #3 (Curated by Eno), Knitting Factory Listen Sidney:… 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: 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 »