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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/28

    phone interview: “Barefoot” Jimmy Schwarz

    Tune into the Blues Drive with Sonia as she catches up with “Barefoot” Jimmy Schwarz. Only on WMSE! Tune on in via your FM dial at 91.7 or stream live or in the archives at[...]

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  • Feb/1

    LOCAL/LIVE: FEBRUARY 1 – PEROXIDE LIVESTREAMED FROM ANODYNE ON BRUCE

    On Tuesday, February 1st, WMSE looks forward to bringing its listeners local and live music over the airwaves for a livestreamed Local/Live at Anodyne on Bruce via Kneeverland Productions. Our guest this time around is[...]

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  • Feb/4

    Girls Against Boys

      Girls Against Boys is a band from Brooklyn that started as four people from Washington, DC, fully schooled in the art of noise from the Dischord punk rock scene. Barely surviving their move to[...]

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  • Feb/12

    Mitten Fest

    It’s Back! From noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, Mitten Fest will make its triumphant return. Today, @milwaukeerecord — an official media sponsor of Mitten Fest along with WMSE—is proud to announce the[...]

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

  • 01/26

    LOCAL LUNCHBOX

    TODAY FOR THE “LOCAL LUNCHBOX” SEGMENT ON SQUID INC., SID PLAYED FOR YOU: age/sex/location by chit chat TWISTED IN THE WILD by PEROXIDE THE LOCAL LUNCHBOX IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUTPOST NATURAL FOODS. TUNE IN THURSDAY DURING THE VON MUNZ VINYL VARIETY SHOW WITH VON MUNZ FOR YOUR NEXT TASTY TREAT!



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  • 01/26

    LOCAL LIVE

    On Tuesday, February 1st, WMSE looks forward to bringing its listeners local and live music over the airwaves for a livestreamed Local/Live at Anodyne on Bruce via Kneeverland Productions. Our guest this time around is Milwaukee-based hardcore punk band, PEROXIDE. Although PEROXIDE has been around the Milwaukee scene for a couple years, the band’s more […]



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Weekly Top
Ten Airplay

  1. PEROXIDE
    Twisted In the Wild

    self-released*

  2. Elvis Costello & the Imposters
    The Boy Named If

    Capitol

  3. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
    B-Sides & Rarities (Part II)

    Mute

  4. chit chat
    "age/sex/location"

    self-released*

  5. Aeon Station
    Observatory

    Sub Pop

  6. IDLES
    CRAWLER

    Partisan

  7. Buffalo Nichols
    s/t

    Fat Possum*

  8. Camden
    Skeleton Wedding, Wedding Music

    self-released*

  9. quickly, quickly
    The Long and Short of It

    Ghostly International

  10. Various Artists
    Gong Splat

    Castle Face

* = Local

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

  • Katherine W
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  • Angel W
  • Cindy S
  • Mike C
  • Laura B
  • Scott R
  • Bob C

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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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