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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: Haley Heynderickx, I Need to Start a Garden, Mama Bird Recording Co. Listen Tom: Vox Low, Vox Low, Born Bad Records Listen Sid: King Tuff, “Psycho Star” Sub Pop Listen… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, February 22, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you: Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Buzz by Platinum Boys Stars In The Night by Indonesian Junk Ice Cream by Ramma Lamma Spoil + Destroy by Fox Face Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts Turn It On by… Read more »

Local/Live: February 27 – Pleasure Thief

Cat Ries of NO/NO and Rio Turbo presents a more personal side with her solo project Pleasure Thief. With sensual, spiritual lyrics delivered through ethereal vocals on top of dark, minimalist beats, she illustrates an evocative landscape of pure mood. Tune into WMSE for Local/Live on Tuesday, February 27th to hear more music from Pleasure Thief before… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: It’s Fine by SIN BAD   Sundial Mottos by Sundial MottosLocal 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!

Short and Sweet: WMSE Talks to Palm

Palm’s pop rock is all about the mental calisthenics as it revels in oddball time signatures and rollicking instrumentation, making their traditional rock setup sound flat-out synth-pop at times. It might be a brain crunch to listen to, yet it’s exhiliarating in its creativity; Palm is rock wizardy at it’s finest and the Philly quartet… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: We Don’t Dance (Anymore) by Platinum Boys Camel Cash by Dorth Nakota Ride Or Die by MOON RATS Dark Matter by Faux Fiction Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Mostly Lucid by Limber Brain Phases by Fringe Character Local Lunchbox… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: February 20, 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, February 19, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:     Dried Spaghetti by Negative/PositiveLocal 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: February 19, 2018

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Belle and Sebastian, How to Solve Our Human Problems, Matador Curtis Roush, Cosmic Campfire Music, Modern Outsider Ezra Furman, Transangelic Exodus, Bella Union Femi Kuti, One People One World, Knitting Factory Insecure Men, s/t, Fat Possum Ought, Room… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, February 15, 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     We Don’t Dance (Anymore) by Platinum Boys Content I by Lupinare     We Don’t Dance (Anymore) by Platinum Boys   Local Lunchbox… 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: Superchunk, What a Time to Be Alive, Merge Listen Tom: James Blood Ulmer, Are You Glad to Be In America?, Rough Trade Listen Sid: Bleed, “Let It Shine”… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:   Oh Sweet Love by Nickel&Rose Barrels by Caley Conway Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa Blood Moon by Tigernite Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Teen Wiccan single by Fox Face Traps [Triple Eye Industries] by STATIC EYES Ice Cream by… Read more »

Local/Live: February 20 – Dorth Nakota

Dorth Nakota are just a group of friends that always talked about doing something together. After past bands broke up, they started hanging out and playing music for fun, not looking to do much until we were forced to actually learn our songs to play their first show with Viet Cong (now called Preoccupations) in… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, February 13, 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: February 13, 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, February 12, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you:   Traps by Static Eyes We Don’t Dance (Anymore) by Platinum Boys WINTER EP by Klassik 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: February 12, 2018

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Dashboard Confessional, Crooked Shadows, Fueled By Ramen Franz Ferdinand, Always Ascending, Domino JD Wilkes, Fire Dream, Big Legal Mess Fire Dream by J.D. Wilkes Joan As Police Woman, Damned Devotion, PIAS Loma, s/t, Sub Pop MGMT, Little Dark… Read more »

WMSE Art & Music

WMSE Presents: Art & Music A live art, auction, and music event at the Historic Pritzlaff on Friday, April 6.The event centers around an auction, featuring over 300, 12″ x 12″ boards of art, live music and art presentations throughout the evening. As you check out all the fantastic art, there will be food on… 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: Wye Oak, “The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs”, Merge Listen Tom:  Christoph De Babalon, If You’re Into It, I’m Out Of It, Cross Fade Entertainment Listen Sid: King Tuff… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:   Spectator Sports by Midnight Reruns   Square Wave (EP) by Midwest Death Rattle   Twentysomethings EP by NO/NO     Expeller by PILES Dark Matter by Faux Fiction Teen Wiccan single by Fox Face   Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures… Read more »

Local/Live: February 13 – Midwest Death Rattle

Midwest Death Rattle plays catchy doom-pop that compels listeners to shout and dance. Their latest release, Square Wave, is a five-song EP that delivers relentless hooks with an enthusiastic cynicism that the Shepherd Express describes as “seriously fun.” Download the new Square Wave EP on Bandcamp Or stream it now on Spotify Tune into WMSE for Local/Live… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: It Is Well With My Soul by BLACK THUMB Retreater by brief candles Crashing Into Nowhere by Apollo Vermouth   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: February 6, 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, February 5, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Faux Eyes played for you: Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts We Don’t Dance (Anymore) by Platinum Boys Sundial Mottos by Sundial Mottos Command Z by Slow Walker Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost… Read more »

Out This Week: February 5, 2018

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Anna Burch, Quit the Curse, Polyvinyl The Applesauce Tears, Pastoral, Black Cottage Bahamas, Earthones, Republic Born Ruffians, Uncle, Duke & The Chief, Yep Roc Caroline Rose, Loner, New West Field Music, Open Wide, Memphis Industries Hollie Cook, Vessel… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, February 1, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Eric played for you:   Lights Out b/w Speed Teeth + Already Gone by Platinum Boys Expensive Taste by The Hullmen Expeller by PILES Stars In The Night by Indonesian Junk Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Urgency Squad by Xposed 4Heads… 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: Shame, Songs Of Praise, Dead Oceans Listen Tom: The Ceramic Hobs, Black Pool Legacy, Harbinger Sound Listen Sid: Andrew W.K., “Music Is Worth Living For”, Sony Listen Ryan:… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you:     Twentysomethings EP by NO/NO Spoil + Destroy by Fox Face     We Don’t Dance (Anymore) by Platinum Boys Demonseed by King Eye & the Squirts     Maybe It's Just the Weather by Body Futures Square Wave (EP) by Midwest Death… Read more »

Local/Live: February 6th – Xposed 4Heads @ Club Garibaldi’s

WMSE’s Local/Live once again returns to Club Garibaldi’s for another awesome Local/Live segment that you can join! On Tuesday, February 6th, we welcome the zany and crazy-talented Xposed 4Heads for a live show and interview on-site and over the airwaves. In 2012, Xposed 4Heads had the opportunity to “regroup” for the “Lest We Forget” festival… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you:   Sundial Mottos by Sundial Mottos Maybe It’s Just the Weather by Body Futures Square Wave (EP) by Midwest Death Rattle   Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next… Read more »