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Posts By: Erin Wolf

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to.   Erin: The Fall, “Eat Y’self Fitter”, Perverted by Language, Rough Trade Listen Tom: The Fall, Singles 1978 – 2016, Cherry Red Listen Sid: Matt & Kim, “Forever”, Fader Label Listen… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:     Hearts of Stone Still Crack by The Hullmen Dark Matter by Faux Fiction Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures     Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with… Read more »

Local/Live: January 30 – Nickel & Rose

“The two offer an especially expansive vision of roots music, drawing not only from roots and bluegrass music but also blues, soul, jazz and African music.”~ OnMilwaukee   “The duo has been gaining widespread recognition for their romantic and stylish music that clearly shows influences from folk, jazz, and blues, but cannot easily be defined by… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you:   The Quilz by The Quilz Same Things by Graham Hunt   Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Dark Matter by Faux Fiction Fox Face – Spoil + Destroy by Dirtnap Records… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: January 23, 2018

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, January 22, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you: Twentysomethings EP by NO/NO Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Idiot Box (radio edit) by Lupinare Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Local Lunchbox is brought to you by… Read more »

Out This Week: January 22, 2018

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: De Lux, More Disco Songs About Love, Innovative Leisure More Disco Songs About Love by De Lux Glen Hansard, Between Two Shores, Anti- Jules Shear, One More Crooked Dance, Funzalo Marie/Lepanto, Tenkiller, Fat Possum Tenkiller by Marie/Lepanto Motorcade, Motorcade,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, January 18, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you: Stars In The Night by Indonesian Junk Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts   Spoil + Destroy by Fox Face Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to.   Erin: The Cranberries, Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?, Island Records Listen Tom: Art Zoyd, 44 ½ – Live and Unreleased Works, Cuneiform Listen Sid: Midwest Death… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:   Local Coverage 2016 by Milwaukee Record Local Coverage 2016 by Milwaukee Record Local Coverage 2015 by Milwaukee Record Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with Eric for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: January 23 – Body Futures

Milwaukee’s mathy power-pop katamari of hooks, riffs, effects, and harmonies return with a new collection of fuzzed-out indie-rock nuggets, Maybe It’s Just the Weather! Bassist Michael Wojtasiak and drummer DJ Hostettler set the foundation with bouncy, driving, and occasionally unconventional rhythms, while guitarist Christopher Maury teams with keyboardist/electric autoharp strummer Dixie Jacobs to layer a… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you:   Sundial Mottos by Sundial Mottos a dying emperor within a dying empire (split w/SNAG) by Social Caterpillar Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Spoil + Destroy by Fox Face Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: January 16, 2018

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, January 15, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:   Spoil + Destroy by Fox Face Twentysomethings EP by NO/NO Urgency Squad by Xposed 4Heads     Lumanescent by Negative/Positive Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday for the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your… Read more »

Out This Week: January 15, 2018

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Bedbug, I’ll Count to Heaven in Years Without Seasons, Joy Void i’ll count to heaven in years without seasons by bedbug Dirty Sidewalks, Bring Down the House Lights, No-Count Dr. Lonnie Smith, All In My Mind, Blue Note… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, January 11, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you:   Turn It On by Whips Moon Curse by Moon Curse Good For Business by Slow Walker     Buzz by Platinum Boys Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to.   Erin: The Breeders, “Wait In the Car” [single], 4AD Listen Tom: Heavy Metal, The Nietzschean Supermen Of Dustbin Rock, Harbinger Music Listen Sid: They Might Be Giants, “All Time What”, Idlewild Records… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:   Twentysomethings EP by NO/NO Lumanescent by Negative/Positive Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Dark Matter by Faux Fiction Dark Matter by Faux Fiction Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show with… Read more »

Local/Live: January 16 – Abby Jeanne

The product of a haunted jukebox and golden heart degenerates. Nothing beats writing the narrative for the cosmic radio and thriving off of the lust for life. Dreams, schemes and traveling the world. It’s Rock N’ Roll for the dreamers soul. Every note feels like a sanctified connection echoing into the chambers of heartache and… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, January 9 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty treat!

Weekly Top Airplay: January 9, 2018

WMSE’s program hosts constantly search through the latest releases, and feature the best in all genres on their weekly shows. At WMSE, there is no Program Director creating daily playlists, so what you hear is a reflection of the knowledge, interests, and personalities of our dedicated on-air staff. The albums on the weekly Top Airplay… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, January 8, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:   Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Twentysomethings EP by NO/NO Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday for the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Out This Week: January 8, 2018

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Acid Dad, “Die Hard” b/w “Bodies”, Greenway Blush, Blush, Arrowhawk Blush by Blush Bob and Gene, “It’s Not What You Know (It’s Who You Know)” b/w “Version” [single], Daptone Insecure Men, “Teenage Toy” [single], Fat Possum Little Mazarn,… Read more »

WMSE Picks of 2017

Maybe there are too many best-of lists by years’ end, but it must be said, that as far as Milwaukee music aficionados go, no group of people knows music, front-to-back, across all genres, than the DJs of WMSE. You see it on our weekly top airplay charts and hear it for yourself on your radios and through your… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:   That’s What Christmas Means To Me by The Midwest Beat Star of Wonder by Trolley Songs For Melting Snow by Testa Rosa   Like a Child on Christmas Day by Decibully Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in… Read more »

2017 into 2018 (Wrapping Up and Tuning In)

Dear WMSE listeners, Even the mightiest of the mighty need to get some rest and reinvigorate for the new year ahead!  Team Aside from our here-and-there holiday-centric programming, here are a couple of differences to expect until 2018! WMSE’s weekly chart report will be back the week of January 9, 2018. The NACC chart report… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, December 18, 2017

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:   Retreater by brief candles LP I by Bicentennial Rub Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday for the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

The [Loft] Office List

By nature of our jobs, the WMSE staff is constantly surrounded by music. We thought you might like to know what we’re currently listening to.   Erin: Caley Conway, Heart Be Light [EP], self-released Listen Tom: Liquid Pink, Liquid Pink, Atomic Records Listen Sid: outta town! Ryan: Eisfabrik, Null Kelvin, No Cut Listen Nickie: DMX,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, December 14, 2017

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you:   Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Caught In The Darkness by Trolley Stars In The Night by Indonesian Junk Fox Face – Spoil + Destroy by Dirtnap Records Buzz by Platinum… Read more »

Local/Live: December 19 – Altered Five Blues Band

For 15 years, Altered Five Blues Band has been winning audiences with a swaggering stomp of bruising, barrelhouse grit. According to Downbeat magazine, frontman Jeff Taylor “sings powerfully” and “Jeff Schroedl’s live-wire guitar reaches the high bar of mixed invention and fluidity.” Blues Bytes magazine declares the group features “the funkiest rhythm section outside of Memphis.”For its fourth album, Charmed… Read more »