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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

  • Apr/20

    LOCAL/LIVE: APRIL 20 – MARK WALDOCH & THE HALLELUJAH WARD @ THE RING

    On Tuesday, April 20th, WMSE looks forward to bringing its listeners live music over the airwaves with Local/Live at The Ring via Kneeverland Productions. Our guest for this round is Mark Waldoch & The Hallelujah[...]

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  • May/6

    The Jayhawks

    The Jayhawks show, originally scheduled for November 11 at Turner Hall Ballroom, has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 6, 2021. All previously issued tickets and parking passes will be honored at the new date and[...]

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

  • 04/14

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC., SID PLAYED FOR YOU: Witness by Telethon Tongues Of Fire by Joseph Huber 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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  • 04/14

    LOCAL LIVE

    On Tuesday, April 20th, WMSE looks forward to bringing its listeners live music over the airwaves with Local/Live at The Ring via Kneeverland Productions. Our guest for this round is Mark Waldoch & The Hallelujah Ward. Mark Waldoch goes way back with the Milwaukee music scene, gaining notoriety for his earnest and emotive style, drawing […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Rx Drugs
    Broken By Design

    Good Land*

  2. Altin Gun
    Yol

    ATO

  3. Chad VanGaalen
    World's Most Stressed Out Gardner

    Sub Pop

  4. Mark Waldoch and the Hallelujah Ward
    "86,000 (You Will Know)" [single]

    self-released*

  5. Graham Hunt
    Painting Over Mold

    Forged Artifacts*

  6. Negative / Positive
    Mint Bag (Bag Full of Mints)

    self-released*

  7. Dry Cleaning
    New Long Leg

    4AD

  8. Casino Versus Japan
    Echo Counting

    self-released*

  9. Renee Reed
    s/t

    Keeled Scales

  10. Loey Norquist
    North By Norquist

    self-released*

* = 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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