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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

  • 05/22

    Local/Live: Gas Station Sushi – May 22, 2018

    When: May 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Gas Station Sushi is an all-girl band from Milwaukee in they self-proclaimed genre of “snark pop”.  Gas Station Sushi is Maya on drums, Olivia on bass, Caterina on guitar and Nyanna on vocals. After almost[…]

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  • 05/15

    interview: The Fainting Room

    When: May 15, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am

    Tune into the Shape of Rock on WMSE as Craig talks to local musician, Lisa Ridgely, in advance of her band’s – The Fainting Room – release show  for their brand new album this Sunday,[…]

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  • 05/25

    Friday Night Freak Show – Rock-N-Roll High School

    When: May 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
    Where: Times Cinema, 5906 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208, USA

    Will YOUR school be next? On Friday May 25th, WMSE 91.7FM and Times Cinema are teaming up to bring you the film that made The Ramones a household name in America: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH[…]

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  • 05/19

    Inner City Blues Fest 1

    When: May 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Where: Oasis Jazz Bar & Grill, 3120 W Villard Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53209, USA

    Saturday May 19th – Doors at Noon. First act at 1pm. Ends 9:30pm. 1pm American Blues Trio – Chicago’s Jimmy Burns with Jimi Schutte and EG McDaniel 2:20pm Harvey Westmoreland and Knee Deep 2 (Milwaukee)[…]

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

  • 05/21

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON ARMED FAUXES RADIO, FAUX EYES PLAYED FOR YOU:   Inherited Dreams by nastos   Cashfire Sunset by Cashfire Sunset 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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  • 05/16

    LOCAL LIVE

    GAS STATION SUSHI IS AN ALL-GIRL BAND FROM MILWAUKEE IN THE SELF-PROCLAIMED GENRE OF “SNARK POP”. GAS STATION SUSHI IS MAYA ON DRUMS, OLIVIA ON BASS, CATERINA ON GUITAR AND NYANNA ON VOCALS. AFTER ALMOST THREE YEARS OF BEING TOGETHER, THE BAND HAS RECENTLY RELEASED THEIR FIRST EP, UGLIER IN PERSON. TUNE INTO WMSE FOR LOCAL/LIVE […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Son Lux
    Brighter Wounds

    City Slang

  2. Red Stuff
    Saccharine Underground

    Self-released*

  3. The Breeders
    All Nerve

    4AD

  4. Ry Cooder
    The Prodigal Son

    Fantasy

  5. La Luz
    Floating Features

    Hardly Art

  6. Black Moth Super Rainbow
    Panic Blooms

    Rad Cult

  7. The Regrettes
    Attention Seeker [EP]

    Warner Bros.

  8. Screaming Females
    All At Once

    Don Giovanni

  9. Bat Fangs
    s/t

    Don Giovanni

  10. Shilpa Ray
    Nihilism [EP]

    Northern Spy

* = Local
  • Chris P
  • David H
  • Amanda L
  • Billy and Mary F
  • Emma B
  • Jason E
  • Craig M
  • Jerome H

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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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    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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