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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

  • Jan/19

    interview: Genau

    Tune into WMSE as Craig talks to Milwaukee band, Genau on the Shape of Rock. Genau’s recent release, Cthonic Use, is on Bandcamp, now! Listen to their conversation at 91.7 FM on your radio dial[...]

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  • Jan/19

    JAN. 12 – LOCAL/LIVE INTERVIEWS EPISODE 7: JON MUELLER

    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. Apart[...]

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  • Jan/26

    interview: Arctic Sleep

    Tune into WMSE as Craig talks to Milwaukee metal band, Arctic Sleep on the Shape of Rock. Their new EP By The Horns is a soundtrack to a comic book of the same name. Listen to[...]

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  • Feb/2

    interview: Bound (Washington, D.C.)

    Tune into WMSE as Craig talks to Washington, D.C.’s Bound on the Shape of Rock. Bound will be discussing their new album, Haunts, which is their second release, put out this past fall. Listen to their[...]

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

  • 01/18

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON ARMED FAUXES RADIO, FAUX EYES PLAYED FOR YOU: Thiensville by Nick Pipitone TESTAMENTAL by BLOOD Seeker by Immortal Girlfriend THE 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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  • 01/13

    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. Apart from his membership in critically acclaimed acts like Mind Over Mirrors, Death Blues, and Volcano Choir, Jon Mueller is an avid solo performer […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Dogs In Ecstasy
    Welcome Back

    self-released*

  2. The Haskels
    Taking The City By Storm [reissue]

    Splunge*

  3. Red Stuff
    Bless Us

    Skell Records*

  4. Less Than Jake
    Silver Linings

    Pure Noise

  5. Open Mike Eagle
    Anime, Trauma and Divorce

    Auto Reverse

  6. Abby Jeanne
    "Stop and Listen b/w Somebody To Love" [Single]

    Hi-Fi Records*

  7. Joe Wong
    Nite Creatures

    Decca*

  8. Death Valley Girls
    Under The Spell of Joy

    Suicide Squeeze

  9. Aesop Rock
    Spirit World Field Guide

    Rhymesayers

  10. BLOOD
    Testamental

    Cleopatra*

* = Local

VISUALIZED ::
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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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