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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: 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’!

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: George Harrison, All Things Must Pass, Apple Listen Tom: Deepchord, Campfire EP, Soma Listen Sid: Stars, Fluorescent Light, Last Gang Listen Ryan: Kirlian Camera, Sky Collapse, Dependant Listen Nickie: The Breeders, Last Splash, Elektra Listen Chris: Various Artists, The Sweet Hereafter – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Virgin Records Listen

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: Wand, “Bee Karma”, Plum, Drag City Listen Tom: Fantastic Twins, Obakodomo, Optimo Music Listen Sid: No/No, “Take Out” [Single], Gloss Listen Ryan: Gary Numan, Savage: Songs From a Broken World, BMG Listen Nickie: Nirvana, In Utero, DGC Records Listen Chris: Old Earth Listen  

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: Jessica Lea Mayfield, Sorry Is Gone, ATO Listen Tom: Leo Kottke, My Feet Are Smiling, Capitol Listen Sid: The Districts, Popular Manipulations, Fat Possum Records Listen Ryan: Machinista, Let Darkness In, Infacted Listen Nickie: Tom Petty, Into the Great Wide Open, MCA Records Listen Chris: Tom Petty, Anything That’s Rock and Roll, Shelter Records… Read more »

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: Angel Olsen, Phases [advance singles], Jagjaguwar Listen Tom: Roger Tellier Craig, Instantanes, Root Strata Listen Sid: on vacation Ryan:  11 Grams, Panacea, EK Product Listen Nickie: Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold, Roswell Records Listen Chris: Jaill, Traps, Sub Pop Listen  

The [Loft] Office List

Erin: The Clientele, Music For the Age of Miracles, Merge Listen Tom: Jabu, Sleep Heavy, Blackest Ever Black Listen Sid: Direct Hit!, “Blood On Your Tongue”, Human Movement, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Ryan: Joe Eel, Very Good Person Remixes, Self-released Listen Nickie: Santigold, 99 Cents, Atlantic Recording Listen Chris: Zephaniah Ohora and the 18 Wheelers, This… 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: Metz, Strange Peace, Sub Pop Listen Tom: Ellen Allien, Nost, BPitch Control Listen Sid: Hüsker Dü, Everything Falls Apart, Reflex Records Listen Ryan: Neonsol, Another Day [EP], Analogue Trash… 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: LCD Soundsystem, American Dream, DFA Listen Tom: Holger Czukay, Movies, Electrola Listen Sid: GGOOLLDD, live on WMSE’s Local/Live, WMSE Listen Ryan: Black Asteroid, Thrust, Last Gang Records 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: Frank Ocean, Blond(e), Boys Don’t Cry Listen Tom: Web Web, Oracle, Compost Listen Sid: Quicksand, Illuminate, Epitaph Listen Ryan: Adoration Destroyed, Ritual Deconstruction, Cleopatra Records Listen Nickie:  Lorde,… 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: Grizzly Bear, Painted Ruins, RCA Listen Tom: Hawkwind, Space Ritual, UA Listen Sid: Fox Face, Teen Wiccan, Self-released Listen Ryan: Lucidstatic, Deception, Tympanik Listen Nickie:  Kesha, Rainbow, Kemosabe Records… 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: Kelley Stoltz, Que Aura, Castle Face Listen Tom: Pete Seeger, Songs of Struggle and Protest 1930-50, Smithsonian Folkways Listen Sid: Matt Pond PA, Still Summer, 131 Records Listen Ryan: Doom Electronics Vol I, Monsters… 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: Art Feynman, Blast Off Through the Wicker, Western Vinyl Listen Tom: 18 Rays, 18 Rays [EP], Antinote Listen Sid: American Lips, Kiss the Void, Ancient Fashion Listen Ryan: Liebknecht,… 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: See Through Dresses, Horse of the Other World, Tiny Engines Listen Tom: Prong, Zero Days, Steamhammer Listen Sid: 68’s, Two Parts Viper, Cooking Vinyl Listen Ryan: lac Kolor, 24U, Vol. 03, self-released Listen Nickie: ANTI, Rihanna, Westbury Road Entertainment… 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: Colin Stetson, All This I Do For Glory, Self-released Listen Tom: Pat Thomas, The Elephant Clock of Al Jazari, Otoruku Listen Sid: War On Women, “Second Wave Goodbye”, Bridge 9… 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: Shilpa Ray, Door Girl, Northern Spy Records Listen Tom: Shock Headed Peters, Kissing of Gods [12″], El(Benelux) Listen Sid: Superchunk, self-titled [reissue], Merge Records Listen Ryan: Street Fever, ENCHAÎN, self-released 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: Various Artists, Burger World: Mexico, Burger Records Listen Tom: Broken Social Scene, Hug of Thunder, Arts & Crafts Listen Sid: Brain-Bats, Road Kill From Outer Space [7″], Self-released Listen… Read more »