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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

  • Nov/18

    Mark Guiliana

    Mark Guiliana has become recognized as one of the world’s leading drummers, admired and in demand across the spectrum from jazz to rock to electronic music for his rhythmic sophistication, creative impulse, and individual sound.[...]

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  • Nov/20

    interview: Guerrilla Ghost

    Guerrilla Ghost is an experimental hip-hop project from Milwaukee. Their influences are Danny Brown, Ho99o9, Death Grips, Godflesh, Skepta, Ghengis Tron, Dälek, Run the Jewels, Jesu, MF Doom, Madlib and more. Tune in as WMSE’s Shape[...]

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  • Nov/20

    Local/Live: November 20 – Sleepersound

    MKE x CHI’s SleeperSound latest release, In Media Res, finds the band crawling into crates of experimental rock, noir indie folk, ambient obscurities, and eclectic imports to create a unique statement on American guitar-rock. Sleepersound[...]

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  • Nov/22

    Franksgiving

    “This is a song about vegetables, they keep ya regular. They’re really good for you….!” Thanksgiving evening from 6-9 pm will feature the 4th annual Franksgiving Show! DJ’s Robert and Zorro from Alternating Currents will[...]

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

  • 11/15

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON THE VON MUNZ VINYL VARIETY SHOW SID [SUBBING FOR ERIC] PLAYED FOR YOU:   Ah Yes by Slow Walker Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Suki Yaki Hot! by Devils Teeth Ah Yes by Slow Walker LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU […]



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  • 11/14

    LOCAL LIVE

      MKE x CHI’s SleeperSound latest release, In Media Res, finds the band crawling into crates of experimental rock, noir indie folk, ambient obscurities, and eclectic imports to create a unique statement on American guitar-rock. Sleepersound started as a solo project by David D’Antonio (guitars, vocals, synths), and was chosen by him to “invoke the […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Direct Hit!
    Crown of othing

    Fat Wreck Chords*

  2. Xposed 4Heads
    "Take Off" [single]

    Internal Combustion*

  3. Indonesian Junk
    Darkness Calling [EP]

    Rum Bar Records*

  4. Redshift Headlights
    Oshkosh

    Self-released*

  5. Alkaline Trio
    Is This Thing Cursed?

    Epitaph

  6. The Grip Weeds
    Trip Around the Sun

    Jem

  7. Cashfire Sunset
    "Cracklin' Tony" b/w "The Zone"

    Self-released*

  8. Rocket Paloma
    Mother Mountain

    Self-released

  9. Death Valley Girls
    Darkness Rains

    Suicide Squeeze

  10. Laura Gibson
    Goners

    Barsuk

* = Local
  • Dave S
  • Dustin C
  • John B
  • Chad G
  • Amanda T
  • Jay V
  • Joseph and Mary S
  • John and Laureen L

Support
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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