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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

  • Aug/28

    Chill on The Hill

    Check out all the music every Tuesday (with a few bonus performances during the week) at Humboldt Park.  Chill on the Hill – fun for the whole family!

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  • Aug/16

    in-studio: Dirty Deuce

    Tune into WMSE as Door County band, Dirty Deuce visits the studios for a session. Dirty Deuce is a genre-bending, foot-stomping, life-altering great time; led by the hollering of “Reverend” Rob Atwood, the greasy sax[...]

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  • Aug/16

    Enderis Park – Rock The Green w/ In Black n’ White w/ Genevieve Hayward

    Rock the Green with Enderis Park located at 72nd & Locust. Enjoy the hopping sounds of In Black ‘n White w/ Genevieve Hayward

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  • Aug/17

    interview: Gino and the Goons

    Gino and his Goons (Slovenly/Total Punk/Black Gladiator) were brought to this planet for one reason, and that is to save rock and roll! The band rolls into Milwaukee from Florida to play a show at[...]

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

  • 08/14

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON THE ROCKLEIDOSCOPE SHOW, ERIN PLAYED FOR YOU:   Dreams and Gripes by Dogs in Ecstasy     Saccharine Underground by Red Stuff LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN WEDNESDAY DURING SQUID INC. WITH SID FOR YOUR NEXT TASTY TREAT!



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  • 08/15

    LOCAL LIVE

    Amanda Huff is a multi-genre musician, currently living and working in Milwaukee. A composer for the local film scene, as well as one-seventh of the jazz group “Strangelander”, Amanda pulls from a multitude of styles to inform her solo project, a triad of the cinematic, jazz, and electronic. Tune into WMSE’s Local/Live on Tuesday, August […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Gallery Night
    s/t

    Tall Pat*

  2. Collections of Colonies of Bees
    HAWAII

    Polyvinyl*

  3. Surgeons In Heat
    Bored Immortals

    Self-released*

  4. Spider Bags
    Someday Everything Will Be Fine

    Merge

  5. Ty Segall and White Fence
    Joy

    Drag City

  6. Indonesian Junk
    Darkness Calling [EP]

    Rum Bar Records

  7. Cashfire Sunset
    Chemical Breeze

    Self-released*

  8. Thin Lips
    Chosen Family

    Lame-O

  9. Ako
    Everything Is Okay [EP]

    Self-released*

  10. Courtney Barnett
    Tell Me How You Really Feel

    Mom + Pop

* = Local
  • David J
  • Jim Z
  • Catherine B
  • Anita J
  • Adam R
  • Erica W
  • John T
  • Edith H

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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