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: Taken in 8th Grade What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Zero Hour – The Plimsouls What is the first musician or band you remember interviewing? What year? Derek Dunn from the .357 String Band. It was my first show at noon… Read more »
About the photo: The photo that I am providing is from the first performance with my first band that I ever had. It was right around the time of my 15th birthday, I may have been 14 or a very fresh 15 years old. First song you played as a WMSE DJ? I don’t really remember the first song that… Read more »
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 – Melissa, center, circa 1988. First Interview of a band or artist – I can’t remember my first interview, but two that really stood out to me: 1) The Charlatans UK at the Metro in Chicago-1997-pre-concert interview with Tim and Mark, and being able to witness my first soundcheck! 2) Nada… Read more »
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 »