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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: J.E. Sunde, Now I Feel Adored, Cartouche Listen Tom: Mark Dagley, Collected Works 1978-2016, Feeding Tube Records Listen Sid: Whips, “Goldmine”, Skeletal Lightning Listen Ryan: Hezzel, Aftermath, self-released Listen Chris: Allen Coté,  music for Wisconsin Foodie, self-released/Wisconsin… Read more »

Out This Week: February 20, 2017

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Dude York, Sincerely, Hardly Art Meat Wave, The Incessant, SideOneDummy Xiu Xiu, Forget, Polyvinyl Novella, Change of State, Sinderlyn Jens Lekman, Life Will See You Now, Secretly Canadian Middle Kids, s/t, Domino Old 97’s, Graveyard Whisling, ATO Mind… 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, Undying Color, Paradise of Bachelors Listen Tom: Cozmic Corridors, Cozmic Corridors, Mental Experience Listen Sid: Midnight Reruns, “Scorpions”, Dusty Medical Listen Ryan:  Geneviéve Pasquier, Reflection, Kess Kill Listen… Read more »

Out This Week: February 13, 2017

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Sinkane, Live & Livin’ It, City Slang Jesca Hoop, Memories Are Now, Sub Pop POW!, Crack An Egg, Castle Face Tinariwen, Elwan, Anti- Dominic, Goodnight, Doggies, Lame-O Records The Sadies, Northern Passages, Yep Roc Molly Burch, Please Be… 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: Moon Duo, Occult Architecture Vo. 1, Sacred Bones Listen Tom:  Stina Nordenstam, The World Is Saved, Beacon Sound Listen Sid: Old 97’s, Most Messed Up!, ATO Records Listen Ryan:… Read more »

Out This Week: February 6, 2017

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Moon Duo, Occult Architecture Vol. 1, Sacred Bones Occult Architecture Vol. 1 by Moon DuoChris Thile and Brad Mehldau, s/t, Nonesuch Sallie Ford, Soul Sick, Vanguard Strand of Oaks, Hard Love, Dead Oceans Elbow, Little Fictions, Concord Music… 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: Cherry Glazerr, Apocalipstick, Secretly Canadian Listen Tom:  John Wetton, Arkangel, Eagle Listen Sid: Elbow, Little Fictions, Concord Music Listen Ryan:  iVardensphere, Exile, Metropolis Records Listen Chris: Archers of Loaf, “White Trash Heroes”,… Read more »

WMSE Job Opening – Underwriting Director

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) is accepting applications for a Underwriting Director for its WMSE radio station. WMSE is MSOE’s award winning radio station. It is the premier source for diverse music programming in SE Wisconsin. WMSE Radio is seeking a highly organized, results-oriented, self-motivated, creative, and energetic professional to lead the station’s underwriting program…. Read more »

Out This Week: January 30, 2017

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Ty Segall, Ty Segall, Drag City Stef Chura, Messes, Urinal Cake Sleater-Kinney, Live In Paris, Sub Pop Applesauce Tears, Commuters, Black Cottage Records P.O.S., Chill, Dummy, Doomtree Nikki Lane, Highway Queen, New West Japandroids, Near to the Wild… 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: Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Jardín, Stones Throw Listen Tom: Can, Future Days, Spoon Listen Sid: Ty Segall, Ty Segall, Drag City Listen Ryan:  FrontAngel, Teufel Meiner Seele, self-released Listen Chris: Sonic… Read more »

Out This Week: January 23, 2017

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Cloud Nothings, Life Without Sound, Carpark Bonobo, Migration, Ninja Tune Allison Crutchfield, Tourist In This Town, Merge Tobin Sprout, The Universe and Me, Burger Records Joan Of Arc, He’s Got The Whole This Land Is Your Land In His… 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: Charlotte Day Wilson, CDW, self-released Listen Tom: Lol Coxhill, Ear of Beholder, Radiation Deluxe Series Listen Sid: Said the Whale, As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide, Hidden Pony… Read more »

Out This Week: January 16, 2017

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   The Flaming Lips, Oczy Mlody, Warner Bros. Cherry Glazerr, Apocalypstick, Secretly Canadian Kid Koala, Music to Draw To: Satellite, Arts & Crafts Ron Gallo, Heavy Meta, New West Landlady, The World Is a Loud Place, Hometapes Parekh and… 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: Slowdive, “Star Roving”, Dead Oceans Listen Tom: Lustmord, Things That Were, Vinyl-On-Demand Listen Sid: Split Lip Rayfield, On My Way, self-released Listen Ryan:  Various Artists, Album of the Year,… 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: Dungen, Häxan, Mexican Summer Listen Tom: Ben Frost, The Wasp Factory, Bedroom Community Listen Sid: Sleater-Kinney and guests, “Rebel Rebel” [David Bowie cover] Listen Ryan: Siiamese, “Left Me Behind” [single], self-released… Read more »

2016 Chicago Blues Festival – review by Sonia

Since 1984, the world-famous Chicago Blues Festival has taken place every June in picturesque Grant Park beside Lake Michigan. It features well-known national and international artists, as well as talented newcomers and top acts from the country’s many regions. With five stages of performances during three full days, the free festival always offers delight and… Read more »

2016 into 2017 (Wrapping Up and Tuning In)

Dear WMSE listeners, Even the mightiest of the mighty need to get some rest and reinvigorating for the new year ahead!  Team WMSE will be changing up a couple of things until that new year arrives and aside from our holiday-centric programming this week, here’s what to expect until 2017! WMSE’s weekly chart report will be… 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: Daniel Bachman, s/t, Three Lobed Listen Tom: Barbara Hannigan, Let Me Tell You, Winter & Winter Listen Sidney: The Ramones, “Merry Christmas, I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight”, Sire… Read more »

WMSE’s Holiday Programming with Teeth!

WMSE’s Special Holiday Programming and Best of 2016 shows. For the past 35 years, WMSE has hosted the most unique holiday music programming in Milwaukee. Keep it tuned to WMSE for the coolest holiday programming, including Paul Host’s 30th Christmas music marathon that kicks off at Noon on December 25th. Here are some of the… 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 Velvet Underground, s/t, MGM Listen Tom: Rober Millis, The Lonesome High, Abduction Listen Sidney: Rhett Miller, The Believer, Verve Forecast Listen Ryan: Eisfabrik, Achtzehnhundertunderfroren, NoCut Listen Ruadhan: Against Me!,… 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: Rx Drugs, Future Friction, self-released Listen Tom: Pauline Oliveros, Reverberations: Tape & Electronic Music 1961 – 1970, Important Records Listen Sidney: Japandroids, “Near to the Wild Heart of Life”… 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: Exotic Adrian Street and the Pile Drivers, Shake Wrestle ‘N’ Roll, Burger Records Listen Tom: Sparks, Sparks, 1972 Records Listen Sidney: on the road! Ryan: Kanga, Kanga LP, self-released… Read more »

#Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28 is #GivingTuesday; the annual event dedicated to sustaining charitable organizations through donations during the giving season. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this global day of giving is driven by the power of social media and collaboration. As a community-supported nonprofit… 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 Blind Shake, Celebrate Your Worth, Goner Listen Tom: Mose Allison, The Way of the World, Anti- Listen Sidney: John the Savage, s/t, self-released Listen Ryan: Leonard Cohen, You Want… Read more »

Out This Week: November 14, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Shantih Shantih, Winter In September, Wild Honey / Dusty Medical matt pond PA, Winter Lives, 131 Records   Sad13, Slugger, Carpark Records His Name Is Alive, Patterns of Light, Silver Mountain Media Patterns of Light by His Name… 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: Solange, A Seat at the Table, Saint / Columbia Listen Tom: Brandt Bauer Fricke, Joy, Because Music Listen Sidney: Cosmonauts, A-Ok!, Burger Records Listen Ryan: Iioioioii, Post Brimstone (Expanded… Read more »

Out This Week: November 7, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Lambchop, Flotus, Merge   Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions, Until the Hunter, Tendril Tales TAD, God’s B’s / 8 Way Santa / Salt Lick [remastered, reissued], Sub Pop Mozes and the Firstborn, Great Pile of Nothing, Burger 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: Old Earth, “The Middle Distance”, Arrow Girl Listen Tom: Oren Ambarchi, Hubris, Editions Mego Listen Sidney: The Glazzies, Kill Me Kindly, Old Flame Records Listen Jay: NOFX, The Decline, Fat… Read more »

Out This Week: October 31, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Big Mother Gig, Smiling Politely [remastered], self-released Honeyblood, Babes Never Die, FatCat The Notwist, Superheroes, Ghostvillains & Stuff, Sub Pop Jim James, Eternally Even, Capitol Soft Hair, s/t, Weird World Berwanger, Exorcism Rock, Doghouse STRFKR, Being No One,… Read more »