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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

  • Aug/28

    Chill on The Hill

    Check out all the music every Tuesday (with a few bonus performances during the week) at Humboldt Park.  Chill on the Hill – fun for the whole family!

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  • Jul/21

    MKE Boatline Concerts – Friday Burgundy Ties, Saturday – Category X

    It’s a great day for a Boat Ride! On Friday Burgundy Ties play and Saturday it’s Category X! Always a great time on the MKE Boat Line!

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  • Jul/21

    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

  • 07/19

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON THE VON MUNZ VINYL VARIETY SHOW ERIC PLAYED FOR YOU: Gallery Night by Gallery Night Turn It On by Whips LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN FRIDAY ON ZERO HOUR WITH ANDY FOR YOUR NEXT TASTY TREAT!



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  • 07/18

    LOCAL LIVE

    The Riverwest Aces’  name is a tribute to D.L. Menard’s band The Louisiana Aces. They began as a side project from Milwaukee’s Aimless Blades. Blaine Schultz and Paul Setser had been playing together in various projects since 1995 and their appreciation for various acoustic music: old country and western, Cajun, folk, blues – roots music […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Melody's Echo Chamber
    Bon Voyage

    Fat Possum

  2. Neko Case
    Hell-On

    Anti-

  3. Hello Death
    For Those With Many Hearts

    Self-released*

  4. The Claudettes
    Dance Scandal at the Gymnasium

    Yellow Dog

  5. Low Cut Connie
    Dirty Pictures (Part 2)

    Contender

  6. The Essex Green
    Hardly Electronic

    Merge

  7. Wand
    Perfume [EP]

    Drag City

  8. Jenn Champion
    Single Rider

    Hardly Art

  9. Adrian Younge
    Voices of Gemma

    Linear Labs

  10. Snail Mail
    Lush

    Matador

* = Local
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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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