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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

  • Feb/18

    Local/Live: February 18 – CONVERT

    CONVERT is a five-piece union, consisting of veteran members of Milwaukee’s long-respected punk and electronic scenes. Their sound has been described as a zeroed-in blast from the center of a long-dead post-punk, goth and industrial[...]

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  • Feb/20

    MKE Unplugged – Nois Quartet – Live on WMSE at 8PM

    ~Nois is a Chicago-based saxophone quartet that defies categorization by working between the boundary of contemporary classical music and experimental improvisation. Founded in 2016, ~Nois (pronounced “noise”) has quickly emerged as one of the premier[...]

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  • Feb/25

    Man or Astroman?

    As part of the surf revival movement of the early ’90s, Man or Astro-man? specializes in a slightly different variation on the genre, self-described as space-age surf. Formed in 1992, the quartet originally consisted of[...]

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  • Feb/28

    Refused

    Formed in Umeå, Sweden in 1991, hardcore-punk legends REFUSED are one of the most influential rock bands of the early ’00s. Artists as diverse as LINKIN PARK, Frank Turner, Steve Aoki, Duff McKagan and PARAMORE[...]

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

  • 02/17

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON ARMED FAUXES RADIO, FAUX EYES PLAYED FOR YOU: Precession of a Day: The World of Mary Nohl by Marielle Allschwang & the Visitations Division by Amanda Huff // This Random Machine The Haskels by The Haskels Pure Pleasure II by Rexxx Pure Pleasure II by Rexxx Diagnostic by […]



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  • 02/12

    LOCAL LIVE

    CONVERT is a five-piece union, consisting of veteran members of Milwaukee’s long-respected punk and electronic scenes. Their sound has been described as a zeroed-in blast from the center of a long-dead post-punk, goth and industrial triangle. Having been labeled a supergroup by Milwaukee Record, CONVERT will be giving their fifth service with Child Bite, Ands […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Wolf Parade
    Thin Mind

    Sub Pop

  2. DJ Shadow
    Our Pathetic Age

    Mass Appeal

  3. The Gonks
    Five Things You Didn't Know About The Gonks

    Rocks-In-Your-Head-Records

  4. Abby Jeanne
    Get You High [EP]

    Hi-FI*

  5. The Homesick
    The Big Exercise

    Sub Pop

  6. Deserta
    Black Aura My Sun

    Felte

  7. Say Hi
    Diamonds & Donuts

    Euphobia

  8. Destroyer
    Have We Met

    Merge

  9. Klassik
    QUIET.

    Confluence*

  10. Loving
    If I Am Only My Thoughts

    Last Gang

* = Local

VISUALIZED ::
Videos did not in fact kill the radio star
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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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  • 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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