What was the first song or artist you played as a WMSE DJ? So my first solo gig was Sunday at midnight, I was 27 when I started, so often times my shifts were preceded by Saturday night drinking. We had to train on air pretty extensively, so my very first song aired is kind… Read more »
About The Photo – Melissa, center, circa 1988. First Interview of a band or artist – I can’t remember my first interview, but two that really stood out to me: 1) The Charlatans UK at the Metro in Chicago-1997-pre-concert interview with Tim and Mark, and being able to witness my first soundcheck! 2) Nada… Read more »
About the Photo – Taken in college where I was a DJ at radio station WIPZ, UW Parkside. – What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Refused – New Noise (subbing on Poundcake Punk) – What is the first musician or band you… Read more »
About the photo: Here is a picture taken of me while at MSOE in 1997 or 1998, as part of a class roster nonetheless. What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? First song I remember playing on WMSE: “The Pod”/Hum/ You’d Prefer An Astronaut… Read more »
Thank you all for showing up and taking part is our first ever Rock-N-Roll Bowl. Our Winners – Low Individual Score – Lisa Wierzbinski (she also won a lunchbox) Low Team Score – Meat Me In The Allery High Individual Score Kip Satan from Team Dick Satan Trio High Team Score – Bowlers Anonymous… Read more »
About the photo: That pic is me at age sixteen. Punk mullet. Dyed black. Shaved on the side. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? The first thing I played was probably The Joy Of Paranoia by Lol Coxhill when I covered Hal’s show the first time. Or Albert Ayler…. Read more »
About the photo: This was taken from one of the many events WMSE has taken part in over the years (Bastille Days). Andre is the handsome fellow on the left. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? The band was originally from Milwaukee but moved to Germany. They were called… Read more »
About the photo: It’s not them obviously bit we thought it was cute. Late Night Beat Generation are currently spinning at Vagabond – 1122 Edison St. They are kicking-off WMSE’s 34th Anniversary with a bang and you should check them out! So either go down to Vagabond or tune us in!
On Saturday, April 18, Milwaukee music fans will flock to their local record store to pick up WMSE’s first ever vinyl release, Live from the WMSE Studios, Field Report. Field Report’s Chris Porterfield said, “WMSE is the bedrock of Milwaukee music. Foundational. From DJs to engineers to fundraisers to music director to listeners, everyone cares deeply… Read more »
Best Fire House Chili – Milwaukee Technical Services Most Unique – First time participant- Hue Vietnamese Best Veggie – Congratulations Beans And Barley with your second year in a row win Best Heat – look out McBob’s brings the heat for the second time in a row Best Display and Best Meat Chili goes to… Read more »
You do not want to miss this dynamic three piece on Sunday, March 1. Many of you may have seen them at our Backyard BBQ where they definitely whipped the crowd into a frenzy with their bluegrass crossed with Slayer music. They play two sets – the first 12:30 – 1:15 and then again 2:15… Read more »
Announcing our first Rock-N-Roll Bowling tournament happening March 15th Noon to 4 p.m. Come show us your bowling skills while raising money for your favorite radio station WMSE. A great way to spend a Sunday and it kicks off our 34th Anniversary.There will be prizes, food provided by Honeypie and Palomino, drink specials and WMSE DJs… Read more »
You made it work! With your support we achieved so much in 2014 and will continue to be your favorite radio station in 2015. Watch the video that says it all!
WMSE is experiencing some technical issues and we apologize for the inconvenience. Please know we are working to correct it. You can still listen, unimpeded, online ; please click the “Listen Live” link over at WMSE.org.
At WMSE we embrace the holiday spirit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week , 365 days a year. However we up it a notch during the holiday season. Dietrich will dedicate his Saturday Morning Cartoon’s show to play nothing but good cheer all morning. The season is capped off on Christmas Eve, with… Read more »
WMSE will be at Whole Foods Market on Prospect Avenue today (Wednesday, December 10th) from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Today only, 5%of all sales at Whole Foods will go to benefit your favorite community-powered radio station, WMSE. Today only, too, WMSE DJ Paul Cebar will be hosting his radio program, live from Whole Foods from 9… Read more »
The 2015 WMSE calendar is ready. This year’s calendar features the extraordinary photography of Rich Zimmermann. This outstanding array of photographs includes some of your favorite musicians at some of Milwaukee’s most legendary venues. Including: David Bowie at the Milwaukee Arena, Queen at the Uptown Theater, and even local favorite Short Stuff at Whitefish Bay… Read more »
We just want to thank everyone for taking the time in letting us know what we give to you. It is our mission to continue to bring you the best in radio. Your response to #WMSEgivesme was very overwhelming. We have the best listeners in the world!
As a special thank you to our supporters we are offering a special deal on tickets to the 13th annual Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser happening Sunday, March 1st at MSOE’s Kern Center. Buy four tickets you get your fifth ticket free. This offer for tickets will go on sale Monday, also known as “WMSE Thanksgiving.” If you have a… Read more »
We are thrilled and overwhelmed by the support you, Milwaukee, have shown us. Our goal was set and through the fearless leadership of Tom Crawford, the incredible performance of our DJs and the endurance of our team of volunteers we made it. We managed to exceed our expectations. Sonia’s Blues Drive is one for… Read more »