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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

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

  • 10/20

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC., SID PLAYED FOR YOU: THE LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN THURSDAY DURING THE VON MUNZ VINYL VARIETY SHOW WITH VON MUNZ FOR YOUR NEXT TASTY TREAT!



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  • 10/20

    LOCAL LIVE

    During these strange times, WMSE aims to keep you connected to your local music community by getting up close and personal in conversation while taking a listen to new local projects, albums and songs. Milwaukee-based musician Carlyle has been active in the local music scene for nearly twenty years, originally a drummer for local acts […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. NilexNile
    Free Lunch

    self-released*

  2. Love Tractor
    s/t [remastered reissue]

    HHBTM

  3. Xposed 4Heads
    Planet A' Go-Go

    Internal Combustion*

  4. The Beths
    Auckland, New Zealand 2020

    Carpark

  5. To The Sky
    Breathing Patterns [EP]

    self-released*

  6. Colleen Green
    Cool

    Hardly Art

  7. Indonesian Junk
    "She Stands There" [single]

    self-released*

  8. Vincent Van Great & Amanda Huff
    Troublemakers

    self-released*

  9. Deadfinger
    s/t

    Spectrogram*

  10. Primitive Broadcast Service
    Colors For Chameleons

    self-released*

* = Local

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

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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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