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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/1

    10th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival

    Join us October 18 to November 1, 2018 as we screen more than 300 films, engage with dozens of filmmakers, host tons of events, and spark countless conversations among friends and film buffs in the[...]

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  • Oct/21

    Abby Jeanne’s Cosmic Weekend

    Its the COSMIC WEEKEND! Saturday October 20th and Sunday October 21st! Abby Jeanne and friends will be transforming The Cooperage into a whilmsical psychedelic vortex featuring local and national performers, art, food trucks, a market[...]

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  • Oct/22

    Soft Machine

    Soft Machine are an English rock and jazz band from Canterbury, named after the book The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs. They were one of the central bands in the Canterbury scene. They are[...]

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  • Oct/23

    interview: Cashfire Sunset

    Cashfire Sunset is a new Milwaukee psych-wave band comprised of veteran musicians and artists from the Milwaukee and Madison scene. Their debut was released earlier this summer and features Ray Chi on drums, Raj’r Taim on[...]

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

  • 10/17

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC.,  SID PLAYED FOR YOU:   Winter House by Flat Teeth OSHKOSH by Redshift Headlights The Aftermath by Brett Newski Post-Apocalypso (Album) by Midwest Death Rattle Sundial Mottos by Sundial Mottos   Dark Matter by Faux Fiction   Cashfire Sunset by Cashfire Sunset LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO […]



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  • 10/17

    LOCAL LIVE

    Black Eagle Child is guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Michael Jantz. Founded in 2008, Black Eagle Child’s music ranges in style from simple folks instrumentals, to loop-based guitar songs, to experimentally-produced long-form pieces. His work has been published on Preservation Records, Under the Spire Recordings, and Geology Records, among others. Black Eagle Child’s most recent release, Six Lugubrious Airs, […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Amy Ray
    Holler

    Compass

  2. Rejoicer
    Energy Dreams

    Stones Throw

  3. Phosphorescent
    C'est La Vie

    Dead Oceans

  4. The Bar Stool Preachers
    Grazie Governo

    Pirates Press

  5. Rocket Paloma
    Mother Mountain

    Self-released*

  6. The Dirty Nil
    Master Volume

    Dine Alone

  7. Vinz Clortho
    "Endless Road" [single]

    Self-released*

  8. Mudhoney
    Digital Garbage

    Sub Pop

  9. Molly Burch
    First Flower

    Captured Tracks

  10. Dirty Projectors
    Lamp Lit Prose

    Domino

* = Local
  • Craig G
  • John D
  • Craig and Meredith M
  • Craig A
  • Chris P
  • Dan P
  • Alan A
  • John M

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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