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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: Melody’s Echo Chamber, “Breathe In, Breathe Out” [single], Fat Possum Listen Tom: Dorias Barraca, s/t, Azure Vista Records Listen Sid: A Place to Bury Strangers, “Never Coming Back”… 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: Mind Over Mirrors, Bellowing Sun, Paradise of Bachelors Listen Tom: Pierre Henry, Le Reine Verte, Unidisc Listen Sid: Jack White, Boarding House Reach, Third Man Records Listen Ryan:… 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: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Dap Dippin’ with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Daptone Listen Tom: The Messthetics, s/t, Dischord Listen Sid: The Lawrence Arms, We Are the Champions of the… Read more »

Rock-N-Roll Bowl IV, The Winners are….

The Results are in – 11AM – High Individual – Kip Satan High Team – Casanova Individual Low – Gene Cawley Team Low – Irritable Bowling Situation   2PM – High Individual – Corey Mielcarz High Team – Feed The Monkey Individual Low – Andrew Bub Team Low – Bubs

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: Helium, Ends With And, Matador Listen Tom: Jacob Bellens, Trail of Intuition, HFN Listen Sid: Bat Fangs, “Rock the Reaper”, Don Giovanni Records Listen Ryan: Spiritual Front, Amour… 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: Yo La Tengo, “Shades Of Blue”, Matador Listen Tom: Lou Reed, Street Hassle, RCA Listen Sid: They Might Be Giants, “Don’t Lets Start”, s/t, Bar None Listen Ryan:… Read more »

Happy Anniversary WMSE

We’ve got a week of fun planned for this year’s Anniversary – kicking off with WMSE’s 16th Rockabilly Chili and leading into OMD and GGOOLLDD at Potawatomi’s Northern Lights Theater. On Monday, tune into The Rock Ride where Tom Crawford will interview the legendary Michael Schenker. On Thursday, tune into Radio Drill Time, Tom interviews… Read more »

And the Winners & Runner Ups for this Years 16th Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser are…

WMSE’s 16th Annual Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser Winners and Runner Ups On Sunday, March 11, thousands turned out to vote on their favorite chili. We are thrilled to announce the winner and runner-ups from Sunday’s event – Best Meat – Kettle Range Meat Company Runner-ups – The Wicked Hop / Puddler’s Hall Best Veggie – Beans… 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, All Nerve, 4AD Listen Tom: Le Millipede, The Sun Has No Money, Alien Transistor Listen Sid: Jeff Rosenstock, POST-, Polyvinyl Listen Ryan: ESA, That Beast, Negative… 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: Everything Is Recorded, Everything Is Recorded by Richard Russell, XL Listen Tom: Fela Kuti, Fela – Vinyl Box Set 4 [Complied by Erykah Badu], Knitting Factory Records Listen Sid: Dinosaur… 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: 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Polygondwanaland, ATO Listen Tom: Brume, Donkey EP, When Worlds Collide Listen Sid: The Black Black, “You Are My Personal Pronoun”, Money Fire Records Listen… Read more »

Where Have WMSE’s Playlists Gone?

Dear WMSE listeners, Due to some web updates, the WMSE playlists are not currently available on the WMSE web site. While we are working to correct this technical issue, please visit this page to see archived and real-time playlists! Thank you, Team WMSE

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: Snag + Social Caterpillar, A Dying Emperor Within a Dying Empire [split], Self-released Listen Tom: Knud Viktor, Ambiances/Images, Institut for Dansk Lydaræologi Listen Sid: Flat Worms, “Motorbike”, Castleface… 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: Acetone, 1992 – 2001, Light In the Attic Records Listen Tom: Desolate, Lunar Glyphs, FuxPas Musik Listen Sid: Dashboard Confessional, “We Fight”, Fueled By Ramen Listen Ryan: Faderhead,… Read more »

Local/Live: November 21 – Northless

Since the band’s inception in 2007, Milwaukee’s Northless has been at the forefront of all things sludgy, noisy, and misanthropic. Now in their tenth year, the band brings us their newest full-length, Last Bastion of Cowardice, in partnership with Gilead Media & Halo of Flies (vinyl), Hand of Death (tape), and Init Records (CD). Throughout… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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 tast

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: Fever Ray, Plunge, Mute Listen Tom: Jeff Mills, Planets, Axis Listen Sid: The Jam, “Absolute Beginners” [single], Polydor UK Listen Ryan: Lost Children, Spectres, Self-released Listen Nickie: Childish Gambino, Awaken, My Love!, Glassnote Listen Chris: James McMurtry, “I’m Not From Here”, Too Long In the Wasteland, Columbia Listen

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: Fox Face, Spoil + Destroy, Dirtnap Listen Tom: Rodhad, Anxious, Dystopian Listen Sid: Lovely Bad Things, Teenage Grown Ups, Burger Records Listen Ryan: Lost Children, Spectres, Self-released Listen Nickie: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Lotta Sea Lice, Milk! Records Listen Chris: Echo & the Bunnymen, “Thorn of Crowns”, Ocean Rain, Korova Listen

Local/Live: November 7 – The Rhythm Chicken @ Club Garibaldi’s

WMSE’s Local/Live once again returns to Club Garibaldi’s for another awesome season of monthly Local/Live segments! On Tuesday, November 7th, we welcome the one, the only, Wisconsin legend…the Rhythm Chicken! The Rhythm Chicken is a non-musical enigma wrapped in uncooked bacon. He’s played in the woman’s bathroom at the Cactus Club and to a crowd… Read more »

Thank you!!!

Listener supported, free form, community radio was again reaffirmed through the generosity of our members! Members make WMSE possible. WMSE cannot exist without you! Thank you from all the staff, DJs, and volunteers. We are amazingly lucky to have the support of our community. Thank you for 36 years of independent, community-powered radio!

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: Sundial Mottos, “Fool”, s/t, Self-released Listen Tom: Rodhad, Anxious, Dystopian Listen Sid: Japandroids, “Nautical Disaster” [single], Self-released Listen Ryan: Skeleton Hands, Wake, Racecar Ltd. Listen Nickie: Penny & the Quarters, s/t [EP], Numero Group Listen Chris: WMSE fall membership drivin’!