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Prince, 1958 – 2016


When the world learned the devastatingly sad news that music icon Prince had passed away I am swept back to the memory of his American Bandstand performance where he made Dick Clark sweat through his interview with him. He made Dick Clark lose his dogged cool nerve on national television no less! I thought this… Read more »

WMSE Partners with Ben’s Cycle’s Racing Team!

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We are pleased to announce our partnership with Ben’s Cycle’s racing team.  We felt this was a good fit since many of the DJs and employees are enthusiastic cyclists – be it as a commuter or in active competition.  We’ll be following and updating the teams whereabouts and latest competitions through out the summer.  Below… Read more »

WMSE 35th Anniversary Recap!


A big time was had by all as we took over Turner Hall last weekend to celebrate WMSE’s 35th Anniversary and threw a Dance Party at Mad Planet. On Friday we hosted the legendary Siegel-Schwall band and the R&B Cadets (featuring WMSE DJ and legendary guitarist Paul Cebar).  We could not be more pleased with… Read more »

Live From The WMSE Studios, Sylvan Esso


“Live From the WMSE Studios, Sylvan Esso” WMSE releases Second Record Store Day 7” In honor of national Record Store Day on Saturday, April 16, Milwaukee music fans will flock to their local record store to pick up WMSE’s RSD 7”, Live from the WMSE Studios, Sylvan Esso. Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath from Sylvan Esso… Read more »

WMSE Station Manager Tom Crawford To Host MPTV Pledge Broadcast of David Bowie: Five Years


From Milwaukee Public Television: TELEVISION TRIBUTE TO MARK DEATH OF DAVID BOWIE WMSE 91.7 FM and MPTV “In remembrance of the life and music of David Bowie, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) will broadcast a special honoring one of the most influential rock and pop stars in the history of music. DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS will… Read more »

WMSE Puts the Ho Ho Ho in Holiday Programming


Ho Ho Ho! Once again, WMSE is looking forward to providing the perfect soundtrack to your holiday season; WMSE Music Director Erin Wolf has pulled thousands of hard-to-find and rare holiday hits for our DJs to comb through and either craft an entire show of festive music or liberally sprinkle the good cheer throughout their playlists…. Read more »

#wmse34- Mary – Instrumental Saturdays


What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)?   The very first song that I played on WMSE was “Natalie” by the Sidewalks.  The Sidewalks were a local Milwaukee band and two of my bothers, Mike and John, were founding members.  I played this the… Read more »