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WMSE IS

THE BIG SOUND DOWNTOWN.
WE ARE THE ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT ESTABLISHMENT
THAT
HAS BUCKED TRENDS
AND THE CORPORATE SOUND SINCE 1981.
WE LOVE MUSIC. WE ARE THE LOVE OF MUSIC
EMBOLDENED
BY OUR LISTENERS...
OUR SOUND CITIZENS.
WE SALUTE YOU.

Events ::
The Latest and Greatest Don't Not Be There

  • Jan/5

    A Photography Exhibition by FRANCIS FORD – WMSE Calendar Show

    A Photography Exhibition by FRANCIS FORD WMSE Calendar Show December 14, 2018 – January 5, 2019 The RedLine Milwaukee gallery will host an exhibition of work by renowned photographer Francis Ford’s. The show will feature[...]

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  • Dec/21

    Rhett Miller

    Singer/ songwriter and frontman to the Old 97’s who you caught at WMSE’s Backyard BBQ – Rhett Miller returns to the Backroom of Colectivo supporting his new release Total Disaster.

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  • Dec/23

    Mindwebs – BRAND NEW EPISODE – “Transformer” by Chad Oliver

    “Transformer” is a forerunner to Toy Story, published forty years before the Pixar film was released. Oliver tells the story from the point of view of a woman who lives in the small village of ELM[...]

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  • Dec/29

    interview: Locate Your Lips

    Tune into WMSE as DJ Tim Noble catches up with Milwaukee’s Locate Your Lips’ Jim Eanelli in advance of the band’s double CD listening party  on January 5th at Shank Hall. Featuring the late great[...]

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Localized ::
The Latest and Greatest Don't Not Be There

  • 12/17

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON ARMED FAUXES RADIO, FAUX EYES PLAYED FOR YOU:   Proud Parents by Proud Parents Never Marry a Railroad Man (45) by Testa Rosa Too Much by Genau Winter House by Flat Teeth BORED IMMORTALS by Surgeons In Heat The Quilz Vol. II by The Quilz LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT […]



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  • 12/12

    LOCAL LIVE

    Milwaukee’s Beach Static are getting set to ride a wave of notoriety into the new year with their most recent release, Games. The surf-y garage x garbage pop trio takes a nod from other aficionados of the genre like the edgier Wavves and FIDLAR and another from the sunkissed sweetness of Best Coast. Games is […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Jon Spencer
    Spencer Sings the Hits!

    In The Red

  2. Marianne Faithfull
    Negative Capability

    Panta Rei

  3. Sharon Van Etten
    Remind Me Tomorrow [advance tracks]

    Jagjaguwar

  4. Broncho
    Bad Behavior

    Park The Van

  5. Ty Segall
    Fudge Sandwich

    In the Red

  6. Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre
    self-titled

    Double Feature

  7. Direct Hit!
    Crown Of Nothing

    Fat Wreck Chords*

  8. Warhola Cats
    In This Light

    Self-released*

  9. Death Valley Girls
    Darkness Rains

    Suicide Squeeze

  10. Beak
    >>>

    Temporary Residence

* = Local
  • Angela B
  • Chad H
  • Bohdan Z
  • Corina E
  • Jay R
  • Christine M
  • Joel and Nancy S
  • Chris C

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WMSE

Listener-Supported Frontier Radio,
(Hey That's You!).

WMSE is a unique, award-winning music radio station licensed by MSOE and operating as a department of the university. WMSE Radio, 91.7FM has been broadcasting for over 35 years. Financially independent from the university, WMSE is made possible with the support of volunteers, local businesses, and of course, our contributing listeners.

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Office Staff ::
For bookingS, interviews and
GENERAL ROUSTABOUTS

Passion, perserverance and
an overwhelming drive time.

WMSE’s staff is small but mighty – just like the station!
We are proud supporters of the vibrant music scene and community that makes up this great city. With our army of volunteers we do our very best to bring you great radio and events. Anti-established since 1981, we couldn’t be this great without you.

For more information, reach out to us: wmse@msoe.edu
  • SUBMIT MUSIC

    At WMSE, we always encourage new music submissions. Given the nature of our programming model, our program hosts dictate what music they feature during each of their respective programs. It’s as easy as following the following steps.

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  • SUBMIT A PSA

    Have a Public Service Announcement that you want to get out to the world? Help us help you by submitting your PSA to our online submission form.

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  • SPONSORSHIPS & UNDERWRITING

    ‌Sponsorships & underwriting of WMSE gives opportunities to connect in a way that allows for instant membership to an educated, forward-thinking, civic-minded group of people (to paraphrase one of our key underwriters). Find out more now.

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