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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

  • Oct/6

    Milwaukee Art Museum / Nares: Moves

    Nares: Moves June 14–October 6, 2019 Baker/Rowland Galleries Nares: Moves is the first retrospective on the contemporary New York-based artist James Nares (b. 1953) and reveals a significant career bringing motion into the spotlight. The[...]

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  • Jul/21

    2019 Pitchfork Music Festival

    The Lineup –  Friday, July 19: HAIM Mavis Staples Pusha-T Earl Sweatshirt Sky Ferreira Low Soccer Mommy Julia Holter Grapetooth Rico Nasty Valee Standing on the Corner MIKE Great Black Music Ensemble Saturday, July 20:[...]

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  • Jul/20

    MKE Boatline Concerts – Fri. Burgandy Ties / Sat. The Tritonics

    It’s a great day for a Boat Ride!   Friday – Burgundy Ties –  A highlight of their summer, the band brings its own brand of rock’n’roll along with some surprises, favorites and deep cuts[...]

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  • Jul/20

    Port Washington Fish Day

    It’s become a tradition like no other. Don’t miss the 54th Annual Port Washington Fish Day in beautiful downtown Port Washington, Saturday, July 21st. General admission is free and the main stage admission is only[...]

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

  • 07/16

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON THE ROCKLEIDOSCOPE SHOW,  ERIN PLAYED FOR YOU: Stars Over the Lake by Warhola Cats Strange Forms by Shane Leonard Fuzzy & The Surfs by Fuzzysurf Venus Rx Rx by Cream Vellum Spooky Love by L’Resorts Girls’ Night Out (Single) by Haunter Surrounded Middle by Caley Conway You Talk Loud […]



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  • 07/17

    LOCAL LIVE

    Gnarrenschiff has spent the last decade creating otherworldly music from the underworld of Milwaukee. With two electric saz’s (a stringed instrument from Turkey) played by Gabe Jankowski and Didier Leplae, bass played by Pete Railand and bodhran played by Bob Ellquist, Gnarrenschiff entrances listeners with their hypnotic compositions. Born in a kitchen during the darkest […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. The Grovelers
    Cream City Nights

    self-released*

  2. Mavis Staples
    We Get By

    Anti-

  3. Titus Andronicus
    An Obelisk

    Merge

  4. Amyl and the Sniffer
    s/t

    ATO

  5. Sessa
    Grandesza

    Boiled Records

  6. Telethon
    Hard Pop

    Halloween*

  7. Oceans Of The Moon
    s/t

    Castle Face

  8. Pip Blom
    Boat

    Heavenly

  9. Cate Le Bon
    Reward

    Mexican Summer

  10. The Mod Violets
    s/t

    self-released*

* = Local

VISUALIZED ::
Videos did not in fact kill the radio star
— See for yourself

  • John and Stephanie M
  • Fred and Jenna B
  • Joseph B
  • Carlos and Brenda R
  • Craig and Meredith M
  • Christine L
  • Alex P
  • Bob T

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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