Local/Live this week brought WMSE listeners the sludge-y goodness of Milwaukee quartet, Soup Moat. The band is celebrating a new release — Enjoy Your Hobbies — on Milwaukee’s Triple Eye Industries and has been out and about on the Milwaukee scene, playing shows at Cocoon Room, Borg Ward and more, recently. Thanks to the band for swinging… Read more »
In the belly of the cosmic squirrel-beast there stands a castle. Around the castle flows a moat. Once per week the castle’s occupants party in the heavy jam that fills the moat. In their revelry they sing and they yell. This is Soup Moat. The four members: Scott Emmerich on drums and vocals, Frank Knaebe… Read more »
Local/Live this week brought WMSE listeners tune-age from Milwaukee’s Volcanos. The band rocked it up with their impassioned vocals and heavy riffage, leaning on some pretty sinewy bass lines. Thanks to the band for swinging by and enjoy a track from their session — “Parasite” — below.
About the photo: Freshman year of high school, 1970. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? First Song on Overnight Sensations, April 2, 2009 (six years coming up soon) was Old 97s, “Dressing Room Walls”, from the album Wreck Your Life. I remember nothing after that. Who was the first… Read more »
Volcanos began in the latter half of 2014, when Russell, Chris and Jim (who had been playing together in the Black Sabbath tribute ‘Hand of Doom’) felt the call to create original material together again. Chris and Jim had already worked together in ‘Xolotl’, and had known Russell for years from his work in ‘Irock-Z’,… Read more »
About the photo: I don’t have much in the teenager years; only younger. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I believe it was DJ Shadow’s Entroducing… Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing at WMSE? First interview was 2014 with Bahamas.
About the photo: Tenth grade. As you can see, I’ve been an intense person for many years now. Ha. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? Unfortunately I don’t remember what the track or artist was that I played on the air back in 2001. Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing… Read more »
About the photo: We call this one “Bob Midnight and Microphone”. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ? One of the earliest bands I remember playing was James. Representing WMSE, I introduced them, onstage, at the WOMAD Festival at the Summerfest grounds on Septemer 12, 1993. Who was the first first… Read more »
About the photo: 7th grade; I found WMSE that summer. I was 11 going on 12. Little did I know that music I first heard would guide me through some of the toughest times of my life – my teen years. Thanks, WMSE! Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ?… Read more »
About the photo: Taken not too long before I started DJing at WMSE in 2004… What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? “Evangeline” by Matthew Sweet. I had a slight thing for power pop back then; guitars, in general. Played on August (?) of… Read more »