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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

  • Sep/26

    Boogie Bang Live Stream for Doors Open

    Although we can’t open the doors to the studio this year for Doors Open MKE – we can bring the studio to you.  Join the Boogie Bang live from the WMSE studios.  Check out Barry[...]

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  • Sep/29

    Local/Live Archive: September 29 – Genesis Renji

    Over the coming weeks, WMSE will be digging into our archives to bring you some blast-from-the-past Local/Live performances…this one goes back to October of last year when we had local rapper, Genesis Renji in our[...]

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  • Nov/28

    Bikini Kill

    Legendary feminist punk band Bikini Kill has reunited for the first time since their break-up in 1997.  Featuring the original iconic line-up of Kathleen Hanna on vocals, Tobi Vail on drums, and Kathi Wilcox on bass, along with guitarist Erica Dawn Lyle, the reunion has sparked[...]

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

  • 09/23

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC., SID PLAYED FOR YOU: Poly by CRLSS Volume One: Juvenilia by The Beat Index Watch Out by Xposed 4Heads Slightly Damaged by floor model A Detailed Analysis Of The Pocket by The Milwaukee Talkees Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns Positively Space Raft by Space Raft You […]



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  • 09/23

    LOCAL LIVE

    Over the coming weeks, WMSE will be digging into our archives to bring you some blast-from-the-past Local/Live performances…this one goes back to October of last year when we had local rapper, Genesis Renji in our studios ahead of the release for his album, Keefe. Genesis Renji is an Emmy-nominated hip hop artist, based out of […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Joe Wong
    Nite Creatures

    Decca*

  2. Khruangbin
    Mordechai

    Dead Oceans

  3. Abby Jeanne
    "Stop and Listen" [single]

    self-released*

  4. Jyoti
    Mama, You Can Bet!

    eOne/SomeOthaShip Connect

  5. Angel Olsen
    Whole New Mess

    Jagjaguwar

  6. Guided By Voices
    Mirrored Aztec

    GBV Inc.

  7. L.A. Witch
    Play With Fire

    Suicide Squeeze

  8. Bully
    Sugaregg

    Sub Pop

  9. Dehd
    Flower of Devotion

    Fire Talk

  10. Indonesian Junk
    A Life of Crimes

    Rum Bar*

* = Local

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

  • James Z
  • Carl and Margaret K
  • Angela H
  • Elizabeth G
  • Jean T
  • Chad M
  • Carolyn and Fred K
  • Chuck Z

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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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