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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

  • Mar/19

    Local/Live: March 19 – Rocket Cat

    Rocket Cat launched in Milwaukee in early 2016, when four veteran musicians embarked on a mission to create music rooted in the high-energy interplay of vocal and instrumental layers, drawing heavily upon the musical influences[...]

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  • Mar/22

    Murphy’s Law

    NY Hardcore band Murphy’s Law takeover Club Garibaldi’s for a blistering night of music. The Royal Malossi, 5 O’Clock Charlie and ZOR open the night.

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  • Mar/24

    WMSE’s Rock-N-Roll Bowl V

    Rock-N-Roll Bowl V! Because you guys really like to bowl we’ve made this a yearly event on the WMSE calendar.  Once again we’re doubling the fun by hosting two sets of twelve teams. There will[...]

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  • Mar/28

    The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza

    A GENESIS EXTRAVAGANZA an unprecedented musical feast of 1970-77 favorites and rarities In an all out performance of live visual signature stunts, a museum-worthy array of vintage instruments and a dizzying pace of iconic tracks[...]

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

  • 03/18

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON ARMED FAUXES RADIO, FAUX EYES PLAYED FOR YOU:   GAMES by Beach Static Leaving Silver City by Graham Hunt Power Chords by Mike Krol Power Chords by Mike Krol LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN TUESDAY FOR THE ROCKLEIDOSCOPE WITH ERIN FOR YOUR NEXT TASTY TREAT!



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  • 03/13

    LOCAL LIVE

    Rocket Cat launched in Milwaukee in early 2016, when four veteran musicians embarked on a mission to create music rooted in the high-energy interplay of vocal and instrumental layers, drawing heavily upon the musical influences of their youth. Last year saw Rocket Cat holding the #1 spot on ReverbNation’s local and regional alternative rock charts […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Graham Hunt
    Leaving Silver City

    self-released*

  2. Sharon Van Etten
    Remind Me Tomorrow

    Jagjaguwar

  3. Swervedriver
    Future Ruins

    Dangerbird

  4. TEEN
    Good Fruit

    Carpark

  5. Twin Brother
    A.I.

    self-released*

  6. Ladytron
    s/t

    !K7

  7. Night Beats
    Myth Of A Man

    Heavenly

  8. Deerhunter
    Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared?

    4AD

  9. Bob Mould
    Sunshine Rock

    Merge

  10. Y La Bamba
    Mujeres

    Tender Loving Empire

* = Local
  • Hannah A
  • Jourdan T
  • James H
  • David W
  • Jenny B
  • Amy H
  • Dennis K
  • Jason S

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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