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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/20

    interview: Reality Something

    Tune in as Nashville’s Reality Something stops by WMSE to talk about their Milwaukee show at Linneman’s that night with Ako and Daydream Retrievers. The band’s debut album, Life Noise, was released on Infinity Cat[...]

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  • Sep/21

    interview: Redshift Headlights

    Redshift Headlights stop by Zero Hour on WMSE to talk about their newest record, OSHKOSH, and Milwaukee release show later that night at Linneman’s with The Mighty Deerlick and The Glacial Speed. Tune into WMSE[...]

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  • Sep/21

    interview: The Lemon Bucket Orkestra

    The Lemon Bucket Orkestra is coming to Milwaukee’s Anodyne on Bruce this Friday and before their visit, Tom talks to the band’s founding member and director, Mark Marczyk. Tune in! Lemon Bucket Orkestra is a guerilla-punk-Balkan-brass[...]

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  • Sep/21

    The East Pointers

      The East Pointers, a dynamic trio from Prince Edward Island, Canada, will bring their stomping rhythms, dazzling musicianship and original tunes and songs to the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave.,[...]

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

  • 09/19

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC.,  SID PLAYED FOR YOU:   Inside Voices – The Instrumental Raw Tracks by Redshift Headlights   Suki Yaki Hot! by Devils Teeth Winter House by Flat Teeth Chapel Perilous by Calliope LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN THURSDAY DURING THE VON MUNZ […]



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  • 09/19

    LOCAL LIVE

    Go Go Slow plays heavy, hard-driving rock and punk. The band formed in 2011 and features members of Die Kreuzen, the Crusties, Boy Dirt Car and more. Their collective expertise has formed an audio force that is truly something to be reckoned with – tune into WMSE to reckon with that force! Tune into WMSE’s […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. Spiritualized
    And Nothing Hurt

    Fat Possum

  2. Oh Sees
    Smote Reverser

    Castle Face

  3. Rejoicer
    Energy Dreams

    Stones Throw

  4. Flat Teeth
    Winter House [EP]

    Self-released*

  5. Knife Knights
    1 Time Mirage

    Sub Pop

  6. Swingin' Utters
    Peace and Love

    Fat Wreck Chords

  7. Devils Teeth
    Suki Yaki Hot!

    Self-released*

  8. The Beths
    Future Me Hates Me

    Carpark

  9. Ohmme
    Parts

    Joyful Noise

  10. Brett Newski
    Life Upside Down

    Nomad Union*

* = Local
  • Dave R
  • Jason S
  • Brian S
  • Jonathan E
  • Joe K
  • Brett S
  • Eric M
  • Chuck B

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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