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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

  • May/24

    MAY 24 – LOCAL/LIVE INTERVIEWS EPISODE 60: MORTGAGE FREEMAN

    During these strange times, WMSE aims to keep you connected to your local music community by getting up close and personal in conversation while taking a listen to new local projects, albums and songs. On[...]

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  • May/26

    Kurt Vile

      Philadelphia psych-pop master Kurt Vile has referred to himself as “Philly’s Constant Hitmaker;” and while he gave himself that name with a sly wink, he was also nodding toward the songwriting prowess that would[...]

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  • May/27

    Chicken Shack Live Broadcast from Great Lakes Distillery

    Come on down to Great LAkes Distillery and catch a live remote with Johnny Z.  He’ll spin the tunes you’ve grown to love every Friday morning on the Chicken Shack! We’re celebrating the release of[...]

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  • May/28

    LEST WE FORGET – Milwaukee Music Scene Memorial Reunion

    12 Band Milwaukee Music Scene Memorial Reunion Tenth Anniversary! Featuring The Crosses, 3XCleavers, Johnny & The Losers, Kevn Kinney of The Prosecutors, Wanda Chrome & The Leather Pharaohs, Xposed 4Heads, Lubricants, 3 On Fire, Liv[...]

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

  • 05/23

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON ARMED FAUXES RADIO, FAUX EYES PLAYED FOR YOU: Love Submission (Champagne Remix) by The Quilz The Downtowner by Joseph Huber THE LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN TUESDAY FOR THE ROCKLEIDOSCOPE WITH ERIN FOR YOUR NEXT TASTY TREAT!



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  • 05/18

    LOCAL LIVE

    During these strange times, WMSE aims to keep you connected to your local music community by getting up close and personal in conversation while taking a listen to new local projects, albums and songs. On Tuesday, May 24th, we check in with Milwaukee prog-rockers, Mortgage Freeman, ahead of a summer of new songs and their […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. ZØNI
    Samsara

    self-released*

  2. Kurt Vile
    (watch my moves)

    Verve

  3. Kevin Morby
    This Is A Photograph

    Dead Oceans

  4. Spiritualized
    Everything Was Beautiful

    Fat Possum

  5. The Quilz
    "Love Submission" [single]

    Prickly Records*

  6. PUP
    The Unraveling of Pup The Band

    Rise/BMG

  7. Warpaint
    Radiate Like This

    Virgin

  8. Neko Case
    Wild Creatures [career retrospective]

    Anti-

  9. MAITA
    I Just Want To Be Wild For You

    Kill Rock Stars

  10. The Smile
    A Light For Attracting Attention

    XL

* = 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, perseverance 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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