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Local/Live: May 31 – New Boyz Club

“A soulful banshee coupling cascades melodies over upright and ivory…gives way to the raucous intrusion of electric strings, syncopated thunder claps, brass shimmers, the jarring howl of “in the morning I’ll be good as gone…jazz, folk, punk rock, and apparition-driven serene, NBC broadcasts the collective unconscious in fierce.” Tune into WMSE on Tuesday, May 31st… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Post-Apocalypso (Album) by Midwest Death RattleLocal 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: Tuesday, May 24, 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, May 23, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Provisions-single by brief candles Volcanos by Volcanos Best Of Hot Rod Love by Red Stuff 9 Steps To A Happier Life by Heat Death Pretty Red Flags by The Hullmen Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in… Read more »

Out This Week: May 23, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Andy Shauf, The Party, Anti- Kristin Kontrol, X=Communicate, Sub Pop Mutual Benefit, Skip a Sinking Stone, Mom + Pop Sonny and the Sunsets, Moods Baby Moods, Polyvinyl Angry Angles, Angry Angles, Goner Esme Patterson, “Feel Right” b/w “No… Read more »

Thank YOU for Keeping Independent Music Alive!

During the WMSE 2016 Spring Membership Drive, we were able to do something that’s never happened before; we ended the drive a full 24 hours before the scheduled ending. We created a goal of $81,000 and not only was it met 24 hours before the end of the drive, but we exceeded our goal by raising a… Read more »

Local/Live: May 24 – Midwest Death Rattle @ Club Garibaldi’s

On Tuesday, May 24th, WMSE will present Local/Live with Milwaukee’s Midwest Death Rattle, who are newly-releasing a brand new album, Post-Apocalypso. This special night of local music and a live radio segment  at Club Garibaldi’s (2501 S. Superior) is free and open to the 21+ public to listen to and participate in. WMSE Music Director Erin… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, May 17, 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 17, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: I Would Die 4 U (Prince) by Chris Rosenau Predatory Headlights by TENEMENT   Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you:

Out This Week: May 16, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Twin Peaks, Down In Heaven, Grand Jury Olga Bell, Tempo, One Little Indian Matt and Kim, We Were the Weirdos, Fader Label James Blake, The Colour In Anything, Republic Death Grips, Bottomless Pit, Harvest Warren Wolf, Convergence, Mack Avenue… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, May 12, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: GOLD+ by GGOOLLDD 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!

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 and this particular edition comes straight to you from the WMSE mixmaster, Billy Cicerelli as one of our spring membership thank you gifts is a music compilation of live performances from… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, May 11, 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!

Local/Live: May 17 – Ms. Lotus Fankh

“From the birth of the cool till the end of September she is Ms. Lotus Fankh. She whose name represents “life and rebirth” creates music that explores the heart of soul and is sure to make you smile. A singer-songwriter-producer-musician from Milwaukee, her sound is inspired by influences of Soul, Funk, Jazz, and Rock. She… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Names of Things and What They Do by Gentle Brontosaurus Welcome to The Henry Herschel Commercial by Scrimshaw 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: Tuesday, May 10, 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 »

Out This Week: May 9, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: David Bazan, Blanco, Barsuk Kaytranada, 99%, XL Beverly, The Blue Swell, Kanine Eagulls, Ullages, Partisan Fruit Bats, Absolute Loser, Easy Sound Recording Co. A Giant Dog, Pile, Merge LUH, Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing, Mute Mean Jeans, Tight… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, May 5, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: PLANET SKIN by PILEShttps://soundcloud.com/dustymedical/space-raft-iron-eagle Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy 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: Whitney, “No Woman”, Secretly Canadian Listen Tom: Prince, The Slaughterhouse, NPG Records Listen Sidney: Josh Ritter, Sermon on the Rocks, self-released Listen Jay: The Thermals, We Disappear, Saddle Creek Listen… Read more »

Chill On The Hill Lineup Announcement!

We’ll see you at Humboldt Park to catch some of these amazing bands playing 2016 Chill on The Hill!    6/7 Opening Night THE MOSLEYS with Bay View High School Drum Line   6/14 FOREIGN GOODS with Collective Neurosis   6/21 MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Edo de Waart, Music Director, Yaniv Dinaur Conductor, presented by Habush… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, May 4, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Be The Dog by The Cavewives 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: May 10 – Antler House

“Antler House is an alternative/indie rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We released our debut album Through the Dirt in May 2014. Our next album Across the Waves is being released on April 30th. While Through the Dirt is a more relaxed, atmospheric, even folky record at times, Across the Waves is much more abrasive and dynamic, honing in… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: 9 Steps To A Happier Life by Heat Death 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: Tuesday, May 3, 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, May 2, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: PREDATORY HEADLIGHTS by TENEMENT Provisions-single by brief candles Hot Coffin by Hot Coffin BORN LOSER by BRAT SOUNDS Welcome to The Henry Herschel Commercial by Scrimshaw Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin… Read more »

Announcing… WMSE’s Sound Citizen Member Benefits Program

WMSE is pleased to officially launch the Sound Citizen Member Benefits program!  Monthly support of WMSE now includes the Sound Citizen Member Benefits card, which gives our Sound Citizens discounts and special offers at partner businesses and organizations. This is in addition to the existing perks for being a monthly contributor to WMSE, including: annual… Read more »

Out This Week: May 2, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Islands, Taste, Manque Pity Sex, White Hot Moon, Run For Cover Trashcan Sinatras, Wild Pendulum, Bob Frank Delicate Flowers, Happy Accidents, Mint 400 Ziggy Marley, s/t, Tuff Gong White Lung, Paradise, Domino Slow Steve, Adventures, Morr Big Little Lions,… 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: Prince, Prince, 1979 Tom: Prince, Sign ‘O’ The Times, Paisley Park Sidney: Prince, “I Would Die 4 U”, Purple Rain soundtrack, Warner Bros. Listen Jay: Culture Abuse, Peaches, 6131… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, April 28, 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!