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Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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, June 27, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Matt (subbing for Bill) played for you: Hot Coffin by Hot Coffin P R I S M S by City of Ghosts Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Out This Week: June 27, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Avett Brothers, True Sadness, Republic Japanese Breakfast, Psychopomp, yellow k / Dead Oceans Weaves, Weaves, Kanine Interrupters, Say It Out Loud, Hellcat Clipping, Wriggle, Sub Pop Puro Instinct, Autodrama, Manifesto Hot Hot Heat, s/t, Kaw-Liga Big Deal, Say Yes, FatCat Drowners, On Desire, Frenchkiss… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, June 23, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you:   Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: June 28 – Faux Fiction

“Born in a cool basement during the hot summer months of 2014, Faux Fiction is an alternative/powerpop quartet based in Milwaukee.  The four-piece outfit is heavily influenced by 90s alternative, shoegaze, and garage rock, which they blend to form their own unique brand of “fuzz pop”.  After a successful EP release last summer, Faux Fiction… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: 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!

WMSE & The MSO

    WMSE Continues Partnership with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Broadcasting of their 2014 Season Begins July 3 Followed by the 2016 Season on October 2   Beginning Sunday, July 3 at 3 p.m., WMSE will broadcast the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 2014 season. The 13-week series leads up to the MSO’s 2016 season, which WMSE will… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, June 20, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: PLANET SKIN by PILES PLANET SKIN by PILES Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Set Your Life On Fire by Tapebenders Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during 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: Steve Gunn, Eyes On the Lines, Matador Listen Tom: Abul Mogard, Works, Ecstatic Listen Sidney: Direct Hit!, Wasted Mind, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Jay: : Pkew Pkew Pkew, Pkew… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, June 16, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Slow Walker s/t LP by Slow Walker Turn It On by Whips Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: June 21 – Direct Hit!

“Direct Hit is a band with members you might remember from now-defunct Milwaukee groups The Box Social, Paige Marshall, and The Accidents. They’ve taken a big step this year, signing a contract with Fat Wreck Chords, the San Francisco-based record label that’s released work from NOFX, The Lawrence Arms, Against Me!, Dillinger Four, Anti-Flag, Descendents,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: For the Lovespun Ramblings and Ghosts in our Shoes by The Vitrolum Republic   la démo by Pink Trilliums 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… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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 – Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Live in Story Hill by Caley Conway and the Lucy Cukes Fast Food by Paper Holland Sound and Light by NO/NO Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid, for your next tasty… Read more »

Out This Week: June 13, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Stargazer Lilies, Door to the Sun, Graveface Deerhoof, The Magic!, Polyvinyl Dead Ships, Citycide, Nevado Nick Monaco, Half Naked, Soul Clap William Tyler, Modern Country, Merge Case/Lang/Veirs, s/t, Anti- Motorhead, Clean Your Clock, UDR The Invisible, Patience, Ninja Tune… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, June 13, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: The Chosen Ones by Pharaoh Mac & DMT Air Guitar by Sat. Nite Duets Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Sound and Light by NO/NO I Would Die 4 U (Prince) by Chris Rosenau Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost… 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 Staves, Sleeping In a Car [EP], Nonesuch Listen Tom: The Stranglers, Black and White, A&M Listen Sidney: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Nonagon Infinity, ATO Listen Jay:… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, June 9, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: June 14 – Dr. Shrinker

“Dr. Shrinker’ style of music can be described of a blend of thrash metal, death metal, progressive metal and hardcore.  The term the band coined back in the 1980s for their brand of music is ‘Gore Core’. “Dr. Shrinker’s first go-around was back in late 1987 – early 1991.  In 2013, three of the original… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Midwest Death Rattle (Album) by Midwest Death Rattle Future Hits by Platinum Boys Paper Airplanes/Iron Eagle 7 inch by Space Raft Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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 – Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Sound and Light by NO/NO Cookie Johnson & VBIV by Cookie Johnson & VBIV Air Guitar by Sat. Nite Duets la démo by Pink Trilliums You Are I Am We Are by casual vocals Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost… Read more »

Out This Week: June 6, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: The Kills, Ash and Ice, Domino Fews, Means, PIAS Xeno and Oaklander, Topiary, Ghostly International Margaret Glaspy, Emotions and Math, ATO Kraak and Smaak, Juicy Fruit, Jalapeno Casket Girls, The Night Machines, Graveface Psychic Ills, Inner Journey Out, Sacred… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Monday, June 6, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Sound and Light by NO/NO 9 Steps To A Happier Life by Heat Death Bad Wig by Bad Wig A Life Surreal by l u x i Choose to Be Human by Xposed 4Heads Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost… 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: Various Artists, 2016 Tasty Fest [compilation], Tasty Tapes Listen Tom: Secret Arcade, Quarter Century, The Babk Govan Creative Company Listen Sidney: Corrosion of Conformity, Eye For An Eye, self-released… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, June 2, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Crimes by Indonesian Junk Expensive Taste by The Hullmen Twangy Surf & Spy Themes by The Exotics Midwest Death Rattle (Album) by Midwest Death Rattle Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero… Read more »

Local/Live: June 7 – Caley Conway

“Caley was eating expired sushi at her day job. Surprise and strange fortune were met in the bitter flavor of translucent cucumber, that meal. The Lucy Cukes would later form, curling snugly around Caley’s songs, its name gently alluding to the memory of that fateful, off cucumber. What will become of them all?” Caley Conway… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Press Play and Record Discography 1987-1999 by Compound Red Hot Coffin by Hot Coffin The Pukes by The Pukes 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… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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 – Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: UNTITLED 2014 DEMO by SIN BAD Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid, for your next tasty treat!