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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

  • Aug/28

    Chill on The Hill

    Check out all the music every Tuesday (with a few bonus performances during the week) at Humboldt Park.  Chill on the Hill – fun for the whole family!

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  • Jun/21

    Two Wheel Thursday w/ Buzz – Grab a SMASH ALE 18!

    Join DJ Buzz at Fuel on 5th for a SMASH ALe 18 and some garage punk tunes. The host of the very popular Buzz’s Garage on Monday nights – you have no idea what record[...]

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  • Jun/21

    Enderis Park – Rock The Green w/ 5 Card Studs & Trapper Schoepp

    Rock the Green with Enderis Park located at 72nd & Locust. On Thursday, June 21 have a groovy time with the 5 Card Studs.  Singer-songwriter Trapper Schoepp opens the night.

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  • Jun/22

    Voodoo Honey Brass Band

    In the tradition of New Orleans jazz funerals and second line parades, the Voodoohoney Brass Band exist to honor the heritage of Louisiana brass bands in their interpretations of jazz standards and current styles of[...]

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

  • 06/19

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON THE ROCKLEIDOSCOPE SHOW, ERIN PLAYED FOR YOU:   Dreams and Gripes by Dogs in Ecstasy LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN WEDNESDAY DURING SQUID INC. WITH SID FOR YOUR NEXT TASTY TREAT!



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  • 06/13

    LOCAL LIVE

    SISTASTRINGS IS COMPRISED OF REAL-LIFE SISTERS, MONIQUE AND CHAUNTEE, WHO COME FROM A MUSICAL FAMILY OF FIVE. EACH OF THE FOUR DAUGHTERS PLAYED ONE STRINGED INSTRUMENT, EACH, WHILE THEIR BROTHER PLAYED PIANO. THE GIRLS BEGAN SINGING AND PLAYING AS A GROUP IN THEIR CHURCH AND SOON THEY WERE INVITED TO CHURCHES ALL OVER THE MIDWEST. […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. La Luz
    Floating Features

    Hardly Art

  2. The Get Up Kids
    Kicker [EP]

    Polyvinyl

  3. Wand
    Perfume [EP]

    Drag City

  4. Parquet Courts
    Wide Awake!

    Rough Trade

  5. Atheists & Airplanes
    s/t

    Self-released*

  6. Courtney Barnett
    Tell Me How You Really Feel

    Mom + Pop

  7. Cashfire Sunset
    Chemical Breeze

    Self-released*

  8. The Sea and Cake
    Any Day

    Thrill Jockey

  9. Melody's Echo Chamber
    Bon Voyage

    Fat Possum

  10. Red Stuff
    Saccharine Underground

    Self-released*

* = Local
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  • Dan P
  • John H
  • Amber V
  • Guy S

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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