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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

  • Jul/9

    Summerfest

    Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance hosts over 800 acts and 1,000 performances on 11 stages across 9 days in Milwaukee, WI. See you on June 23-25, June 30-July 2 and July 7-9, 2022!

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  • Aug/18

    Enderis Park -Concert on The Green

    Since 2005 the Enderis Park Neighborhood Association (EPNA) has hosted Concerts on the Green, an outdoor summer concert series. This Summer’s Lineup –       June 23    Kirk Tatnall opens for THE PLAYLIST July[...]

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  • Jul/5

    LOCAL/LIVE: JULY 5 – WANDA CHROME & THE LEATHER PHARAOHS @ ANODYNE ON BRUCE

    On Tuesday, July 5th,  WMSE looks forward to bringing its listeners local and live music both in-person and over the airwaves for an all-ages Local/Live show at Anodyne on Bruce via Kneeverland Productions. This time[...]

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  • Jul/8

    interview: Dick Shurman

      Tune into the Friday Blues Drive with Sonia as she is joined on the air by Dick Shurman, a music producer, sound engineer, music journalist, music historian, and backing vocalist with some exciting, new[...]

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

  • 06/29

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC., SID PLAYED FOR YOU: If You Knew Would You Believe It by Graham Hunt Superstar by GGOOLLDD Love Is the Only Thing by Peter Mulvey, SistaStrings BDL by Bicentennial Drug Lord Misplaced Cars and Blackouts by The Grovelers age/sex/location by chit chat Love Submission (Champagne Remix) […]



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  • 06/29

    LOCAL LIVE

    On Tuesday, July 5th,  WMSE looks forward to bringing its listeners local and live music both in-person and over the airwaves for an all-ages Local/Live show at Anodyne on Bruce via Kneeverland Productions. This time around, we welcome local icons, Wanda Chrome & The Leather Pharaohs to the stage at Anodyne. Wanda Chrome was always […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. The Grovelers
    Misplaced Cars and Blackouts

    self-released*

  2. Zola Jesus
    Arkhon

    Sacred Bones*

  3. Graham Hunt
    If You Knew Would You Believe It?

    Smoking Room*

  4. The Black Angels
    "El Jardín" [single]

    Partisan

  5. The Muffs
    Really Really Happy [expanded reissue]

    Omnivore Recordings

  6. Jack White
    Fear Of The Dawn

    Third Man

  7. Flasher
    Love Is Yours

    Domino

  8. Congotronics International
    Where's The One?

    Crammed Discs

  9. LUXI
    "Waiting" [single]

    Wicked Alley*

  10. Sessa
    Estrela Acesa

    Mexican Summer

* = Local

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

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  • Jennifer and Cal R

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, perseverance 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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