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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

  • May/26

    interview: Justin Perkins

    Tune into the Shape of Rock on WMSE to catch up with Milwaukee’s Justin Perkins… Justin is a Milwaukee-based audio engineer specializing in mastering music, as well as sweetening audio for short video productions. After working at[...]

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  • May/26

    Local/Live Archive: May 26 – Liv Mueller

    Over the coming weeks, WMSE will be digging into our archives to bring you some blast-from-the-past Local/Live performances! This one goes back to July of 2017… Wipe your tears, put on your Sunday best and[...]

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  • May/27

    interview: Jake Kiley of Strung Out [Fat Wreck Chords]

    Tune into WMSE as Matt chats with Jake Kiley from Strung Out [Fat Wreck Chords]. Only on the Mighty 91 – WMSE.org or 91.7 FM to listen!

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  • Jun/2

    interview: Household Gods

    Tune into the Shape of Rock on WMSE as Craig shares an interview with Los Angeles-based band, Household Gods. The band features Conan Neutron (a familiar face to Milwaukee’s punk scene), Vern Rumsey of Unwound, David[...]

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

  • 05/21

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON THE VON MUNZ VINYL VARIETY SHOW, VON MUNZ PLAYED FOR YOU: When I Am Gone My Blood Will Be Free by Call Me Lightning Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Jet Jaguar EP by Devils Teeth Stars In The Night by Indonesian Junk The Haskels by The […]



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  • 05/20

    LOCAL LIVE

    Over the coming weeks, WMSE will be digging into our archives to bring you some blast-from-the-past Local/Live performances! This one goes back to July of 2017… Wipe your tears, put on your Sunday best and listen. Milwaukee’s Liv Mueller is a songstress who has lived in the likes of Nashville, Austin and the Midwest, picking […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Rexxx
    Pure Pleasure II

    self-released*

  2. Kaylee Crossfire
    "Baddie Alert" [single]

    self-released*

  3. Ringo Deathstarr
    s/t

    Vinyl Junkie

  4. Space Raft
    Positively Space Raft

    Dusty Medical Records*

  5. X
    Alphabetland

    Fat Possum

  6. GGOOLLDD
    Here We Are

    Solid Gold*

  7. Serengeti
    Ajai

    self-released

  8. Yves Tumor
    Heaven To A Tortured Mind

    Warp

  9. Catholic Action
    Celebrated By Strangers

    Palo Santo

  10. Drive-By Truckers
    The Unraveling

    ATO

* = Local

VISUALIZED ::
Videos did not in fact kill the radio star
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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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