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Local Lunchbox – Monday, January 25, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Wake Up, Jane by Tom Behrendt The Pukes by The Pukes Indonesian Junk by Indonesian Junk 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: January 25, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Eleanor Friedberger, New View, Frenchkiss John Cale, M: Fans, Domino Daughter, Not To Disappear, Glassnote Leafcutters, Half Of What You Wanna Be, self-released Kooley High, Heights EP, MECCArecords Basia Bulat, Good Advice, Secret City Ringo Deathstarr, Pure Mood,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, January 21, 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!

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: Tortoise, The Catastrophist, Thrill Jockey Listen Tom: David Bowie, Stage, RCA Listen Sidney: Joy Division, Transmission, Factory Records Listen Jay: The Flatliners, Division of Spoils, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Ryan: David Bowie,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, January 20, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Cannot Find by Absolutely Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Rio Turbo by Rio Turbo 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 26 – The Pukes

“The Pukes came together during the spring of 2015 in a fit of spontaneity. Guitar player, Jules Frank, crawled from the swamps of Florida where he was raised by alligators and relied heavily on the native gar fish and snails for sustenance. First meeting the often elusive Sam Sharkey at the West Allis Karaoke State… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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 19, 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, January 18, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, E-Form (subbing for Bill) played for you: Testa Rosa III by Testa Rosa Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns 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: January 18, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Adrian Younge, Something About April II, Linear Labs Hinds, Leave Me Alone, Mom + Pop Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions, Istanbul Underground, Nublu Dressy Bess, King Sized, Yep Roc Daughter, Not To Disappear, Glassnote Soap Kills, The Best of Soap Kills, Crammed… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, January 14, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Force of Nurture by Midnight Reruns Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with… 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: David Bowie, “Space Oddity”, RCA Listen Tom: David Bowie, Blackstar, I-SO Listen Sidney: David Bowie, “Life On Mars”, Hunky Dory, RCA Listen Jay: Iron Chic, The Constant One, Bridge Nine… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, January 13, 2015

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: January 19 – Fox Face

“Milwaukee quartet Fox Face plays weird punk rock with brooding rhythm and creepy guitar tones. Their witchy lyrics and fierce sound will make you want to groove. Or hold a seance.” Tune into WMSE on Tuesday, January 19th to hear tunes from Fox Face before they take on FemFest on Friday, January 22nd. WMSE.org to stream live or… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Erin played for you: Set Your Life On Fire by Tapebenders Set Your Life On Fire by Tapebenders Set Your Life On Fire by Tapebenders Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Wednesday during Squid Inc. with Sid for your next tasty… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: January 12, 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, January 11, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: Indonesian Junk by Indonesian Junk 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: January 11, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: David Bowie, Blackstar, Columbia The Besnard Lakes, A Coliseum Complex Museum, Jagjaguwar Baaba Maal, The Traveller, Palm Coldair, The Provider, Twelves Julien Baker, Sprained Ankle, 6131 Cage the Elephant, Tell Me I’m Pretty, RCA

Local Lunchbox – Friday, January 8, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you: Derelicts and Screw-ups by The Grovelers Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in again on Monday on Armed Fauxes Radio with Faux Eyes  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: LUXI, A Life Surreal, self-released Listen Tom: Chu Ishikawa, Tetsuo OST [LP], Kaijyu-Theater Listen Sidney: Two Star Tabernacle, “Itchy”, Third Man Records Listen Jay: Birds in Row, Personal War, Deathwish… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, January 7, 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 Moon Curse by Moon Curse Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Friday on Zero Hour with Andy for your next tasty treat!

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, January 6, 2015

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Squid Inc., Sid played for you: Turn It On by Whips Devil Met Contention (2012) by Devil Met Contention Remnants by Hello Death Soft Face, Soft Gaze // “Charm” by Gauss Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Thursday during the Von Munz Vinyl Variety… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: January 5, 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, January 5, 2016

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

Out This Week: January 4, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Sarah Neufeld, “The Ridge”, Paper Bag Krisp, Sonic Monarch, Gummdrops Oh Wonder, Oh Wonder, Republic diNMACHINE, The Opposites of Unity, self-released

Local Lunchbox – Monday, January 4, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Armed Fauxes Radio, Bill played for you: For The Night by GGOOLLDD Phylums – Phylum Phyloid by Dirtnap Records Local Lunchbox is brought to you by Outpost Natural Foods. Tune in Tuesday during the Rockleidoscope with Erin for your next tasty treat!

Local/Live: January 5 – Allen Coté

The Sublimative Sessions are an interdimensional, interdisciplinary set of experiments, loosely curated by Allen and featuring a rotating ensemble cast of musicians from The Vega Star, The New Red Moons, The Great Lake Drifters, The Form, Lisa Ridgely and the Fainting Room, Twin Brother and The Scarring Party, among others. Volumes 1-3 span nearly four… Read more »

WMSE Picks of 2015

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 »