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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/26

    Mindwebs – Sword Game by H.H. Hollis

    Hosted by Michael Hanson, these stories of speculative fiction are just the right combination of mystery and spooky.”Sword Game,” by H.H. Hollis – A professor pursues a questionable relationship with a young gypsy girl using[...]

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  • May/28

    Local/Live: May 28 – Genau

    Genau is a Milwaukee two-piece consisting of Erik Gosnell on bass and drum programming and Chris Belkofer on vocals and guitar. Influenced by post-punk and goth of the 1980’s, the band employs vintage drum machines[...]

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  • May/31

    Bay View Gallery Night

    Join us for the next installment of Bay View Gallery Night on Friday May 31st! Celebrate local Milwaukee art, music and local business on one amazing evening in Bay View. 50 businesses and hundreds of[...]

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  • Jun/1

    SMASH ALE 19 / Member Gift Pick Up Party

    WMSE is proud to present SMASH Ale 2019 created by Poundcake Punk DJ Drew and Company Brewing’s Brewmaster George Bregar.  Using all Wisconsin ingredients: Mackinac hops and Synergy Malt, this tasty beer will definitely become[...]

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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 THE VON MUNZ VINYL VARIETY SHOW, VON MUNZ PLAYED FOR YOU: Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Stars In The Night by Indonesian Junk   Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts   Ah Yes by Slow Walker Moon Curse by Moon Curse LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT […]



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  • 05/22

    LOCAL LIVE

    Genau is a Milwaukee two-piece consisting of Erik Gosnell on bass and drum programming and Chris Belkofer on vocals and guitar. Influenced by post-punk and goth of the 1980’s, the band employs vintage drum machines ambient passage, noise sections, and electronic loops along with guitars and melodic and driving bass. Genau has been described as […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. The Grovelers
    Cream City Nights

    self-released*

  2. Dirty Dancing
    That For This

    Gloss Records*

  3. Guitar Wolf
    Love&Jett

    Third Man Records

  4. The Get Up Kids
    Problems

    Polyvinyl

  5. Blue Unit
    s/t [EP]

    Somewhere Cold Records*

  6. Bad Religion
    Age Of Unreason

    Epitaph

  7. Graham Hunt
    Leaving Silver City

    self-released*

  8. Kompromat
    Traum Und Existenz

    Citizen

  9. Marielle Allschwang & The Visitations
    VISITATIONS IV

    self-released*

  10. Jenny Lewis
    On The Line

    Warner Bros.

* = Local
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  • John N
  • John and Stephanie M
  • Craig G
  • John G
  • Bill O

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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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