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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/26

    2nd Annual Museum Week

    The second annual Milwaukee Museum Week takes place Jan. 18-26 with fun events, interesting programs and special experiences to participate in at seventeen Milwaukee museums. This special week has been created to bring to light[...]

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  • Jan/18
  • Jan/21

    Local/Live: January 21 – Smoke N’ Mirrors

    Smoke N’ Mirrors is a jazz-rock trio from Milwaukee, centered on a classic kit, keys and saxophone setup. Rolling melody lines and upbeat tempos anchor the trio’s output and has them consistently jamming at popular[...]

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  • Jan/22

    Celebrate Hot Sauce Day!

    Are you more of a Tabasco person, or do the spicy chili peppers of Southeast Asia the ones that get your mouth watering? Should hotness be combined with salty flavors, or rather sweet ones? Whatever[...]

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

  • 01/15

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC., SID PLAYED FOR YOU: I by Hughes Family Band I by Hughes Family Band Wild Ways will save us by Reins Daily Testa Rosa IV by Testa Rosa The Devil Made Whiskey by Certain Stars Pure Pleasure II by Rexxx You Talk Loud by Dramatic Lovers […]



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  • 01/15

    LOCAL LIVE

    Smoke N’ Mirrors is a jazz-rock trio from Milwaukee, centered on a classic kit, keys and saxophone setup. Rolling melody lines and upbeat tempos anchor the trio’s output and has them consistently jamming at popular venues all around town. The trio released their debut studio record, Wolf Party late last year. Fans of artists like […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Abby Jeanne
    Get You High [EP]

    Hi-Fi*

  2. The Haskels
    s/t

    Splunge*

  3. Rexxx
    Pure Pleasure II [advance tracks]

    self-released*

  4. The Routes
    Tune Out Switch Off Drop In

    Groovie

  5. Neil Young and Crazy Horse
    Colorado

    Reprise

  6. Bad // Dreems
    Doomsday Ballet

    Farmers

  7. Angel Olsen
    All Mirrors

    Jagjaguwar

  8. Mikal Cronin
    Seeker

    Merge

  9. Battles
    Juice B Crypts

    Warp

  10. Platinum Boys
    Raw Romance

    Dusty Medical Records*

* = Local

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

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  • Alvin and Grace K

Support
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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