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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/18

    Local Coverage

    Following four years of fun philanthropy, Milwaukee Record’s Local Coverage benefit will return to Turner Hall Ballroom in early 2019. On Friday, January 18, an eclectic cast of seven local acts from all corners of[...]

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  • Jan/20

    Bernice

    Bernice (Toronto) Bernice, the project of Toronto-based vocalist/songwriter Robin Dann, blends “melodies reminiscent of artists like Sade with the playful sounds of artists like Deerhoof and Dirty Projectors” (Pigeons & Planes). Dann is a trained vocalist[...]

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  • Jan/27

    MKE Museum Week

    Milwaukee is rich in cultural assets and our museums and cultural institutions contribute to our vibrant community in significant ways. During Museum Week, it’s time to visit Milwaukee museums, experience all they have to offer,[...]

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  • Jan/31

    The Wailers A Bob Marley Birthday Bash

    The Wailers continue to deliver Bob Marley’s powerful message of Jah love and unity!! Keeping the Music Alive – the legendary Wailers continue to bring their revolutionary sound to fans around the world. Steered by[...]

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

  • 01/15

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON THE ROCKLEIDOSCOPE SHOW,  ERIN PLAYED FOR YOU:   Plays Pillory Crown Shyness by Absolutely Plays Pillory Crown Shyness by Absolutely Plays Pillory Crown Shyness by Absolutely Strength VIII by Large Print Blood Wave/Pat’s Trick – single by Cashfire Sunset Music Box Dancer by Abby Jeanne LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT […]



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  • 01/09

    LOCAL LIVE

    Neocaveman got their start in 2015 and their music has evolved into the indie progressive rock sound that they have become known for around the Midwest, constructed with complicated arrangements and rich harmonies that blend a capella gospel sounds with fingerstyle psychedelia. The project is a collaboration of Peter Hair and Paul Tyree of Faux […]



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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
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  • Amalia S
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  • Eric N
  • Joe C
  • Eric B
  • Daniel R

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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