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MSO 2016 Season Re-Broadcast starts Sunday, Oct. 2

WMSE Continues Partnership with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Broadcast of MSO 2016 Season begins Oct. 2 Beginning Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m., WMSE will broadcast the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 season. “WMSE has become the home of the MSO, one of the greatest symphonies in the country and possibly the world, and we couldn’t 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: Yohuna, Patientness, Orchid Tapes Listen Tom: Various Artists, Darmstadt Aural Documents – Box 4: Pianists, Neos Listen Sidney: Superchunk, Majesty Shredding, Merge Listen Jay: Brutal Youth, Sanguine, Stomp Records… Read more »

Out This Week: September 26, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Against Me!, Shape Shift With Me, Total Treble Dom La Nena, Cantando EP, Six Degrees Infinity Crush, Warmth Equation, Joy Void Beach Slang, A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings, Polyvinyl Devendra Banhart, Ape In Pink Marble, Nonesuch LVL.UP, Return to Love, Sub… 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: Warpaint, Heads Up, Rough Trade Listen Tom: Various Artists, Darmstadt Aural Documents – Box 4: Pianists, Neos Listen Sidney: Die Antwoord, Mount Ninji and Da Nice Time Kid, Zef… Read more »

Out This Week: September 19, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Skeleton Tree, Bad Seed Ltd. Sat. Nite Duets, Air Guitar, Father/Daughter Records Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, Shine a Light, Cooking Vinyl Nick Waterhouse, Never Twice, Innovative Leisure Trentemoller, Fixion, In My… 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: Steve Gunn, Eyes On the Lines, Matador Listen Tom: David Toop, Mondo Black Chamber, Sub Rosa Listen Sidney: Dex Romweber, Carrboro, Bloodshot Records Listen Jay: Bucky Harris, Three Wolves, Ocelot Listen… Read more »

Out This Week: September 12, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Teenage Fanclub, Here, Merge Flock of Dimes, If You See Me, Say Yes, Partisan Wilco, Schmilco, Anti- Preoccupations, s/t, self-released Natural Child, Okey Dokey, Natural Child Records and Tapes Daniel Lanois, Goodbye to Language, Anti- Grouplove, Big Mess, Canvasback Zomby,… Read more »

Out This Week: September 5, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Skeleton Tree, Bad Seed Ltd. Allah-Las, Calico Review, Mexican Summer Nots, Cosmetic, Goner     Y La Bamba, Ojos Del Sol, Tender Loving Empire   Yohuna, Patientness, Orchid Tapes Beach Baby, N0… 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: Angel Olsen, My Woman, Jagjaguwar Listen Tom: Klaus Schulze, Timewind, Made In Germany Listen Sidney: Midwest Death Rattle, Post-Apocalypso, self-released Listen Jay: Dog Party, ‘Til You’re Mine, Asian Man Records Listen… Read more »

Out This Week: August 29, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   De La Soul, And the Anonymous Nobody, A.O.I. Angel Olsen, My Woman, Jagjaguwar Mild High Club, Skiptracing, Stones Throw Cass McCombs, Mangy Love, Anti- Bibio, The Serious [EP], Warp Dex Romweber, Carrboro, Bloodshot Nathan Bowles, Whole and Cloven,… 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, Paisley 7″, Northern Spy Listen Tom: Builders, Beatin Hearts, Grapefruit Listen Sidney: Matthew Sweet, Girlfriend, Zoo Entertainment Listen Jay: Adversity, Figure Out, KROD Listen Ryan: Aesthetic Perfection “LAX“ [single], Close… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, August 23, 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: August 22, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Crystal Castles, Amnesty (I), Republic Slow Club, One Day All Of This Won’t Matter Anymore, Moshi Moshi Mass Gothic, Sup Goth EP, Sub Pop Tobacco, Sweatbox Dynasty, Ghostly International Carl Broemel, 4th of July, Thirty Tigers Compass: Mexican Institute… 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: Preoccupations, s/t, Jagjaguwar Listen Tom: Ennio Morricone, La Cugina OST, Overdrive Listen Sidney: Pkew Pkew Pkew, s/t, Royal Mountain Records Listen Jay: Edhochuli, Dream Warriors, A-F Records Listen Ryan:… Read more »

Keeping It Real at Eaux Claires 2016

It hasn’t been very long since the last note rang out at Foster Farms in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, home to the second annual Eaux Claires music festival, yet to the many festival attendees, it’s still a vivid, woodsy + sonic memory. While the weather was questionable the first evening, the lineup for the festival that… Read more »

Out This Week: August 15, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Russian Circles, Guidance, Sargent House High Waisted, On Ludlow, self-released Atmosphere, Fishing Blues, Rhymesayers Ryley Walker, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung, Dead Oceans Blind Pilot, And Then Like Lions, ATO Pascal Pinon, Sunder, Morr Chris Staples, Golden… Read more »

Eaux Claires 2016

“Our mission for Eaux Claires is to create a deeply meaningful experience of togetherness and expression. We feel like everyone, whether interested in the fashion of popularized music or not, will be entertained, moved, and surprised by our festival.  The inaugural edition proved that Eaux Claires can inspire and generate power beyond just the big… 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: BADBADNOTGOOD, IV, Innovative Leisure Listen Tom: Daphne Oram, Oramics, Paradigm Discs Listen Sidney: Mark Lanegan and Dave Gahan, “Cat People (Putting Out Fire)”, self-released Listen Jay: Antillectual, Engage!, Redfield… Read more »

Out This Week: August 8, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Thee Oh Sees, A Weird Exits, Castle Face Haley Bonar, Impossible Dream, Thirty Tigers Ages and Ages, Something to Ruin, Partisan Field Mouse, Episodic, Topshelf Bossacucanova, The Best of Bossacucanova, Six Degrees KLLO, Well Worn, Ghostly International Flamingods,… 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: Timber Timbre, s/t, Arts & Crafts Listen Tom: King Crimson, Live In Toronto 2015, DGM Listen Sidney: out of the office! Jay: Hot Coffin, s/t, self-released Listen Ryan: Alan Vega and… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Rockleidoscope Show, Marty (subbing for 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!

Out This Week: August 1, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Miss Sharon Jones!, Daptone Heaters, Baptistina, Beyond Beyond is Beyond Descendents, Hypercaffium Spazzinate, Epitaph Wilco, “If I Ever Was a Child”, Anti- Martha, Blisters In the Pit of My Heart, Dirtnap Los Fabuloso… 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, Activities Archive, Activities Records Listen Tom:King Crimson, Live In Toronto 2015, DGM Listen Sidney: Dead Ships, Citycide, Nevado Records Listen Jay: Descendents, Hypercaffium Spazzinate, Epitaph Listen Ryan:… Read more »

Out This Week: July 25, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Dinosaur Jr., Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not, Jagjaguwar Floating Points, Kuiper [EP], Luaka Bop JPNSGRLS, Divorce, Light Organ River Tiber, Indigo, self-released Various Artists, Mild In the Streets, Fat Wreck Chords Of Clocks and Clouds, Better Off,… 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: Deerhoof, The Magic!, Polyvinyl Listen Tom: Sophie Hutchings, Wide Asleep, Preservation Listen Sidney: Safe to Say, Down In the Dark, SideOneDummy Listen Jay: Guttermouth, Got It Made, RUDE/Bird Attack… Read more »

Out This Week: July 18, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Aphex Twin, Cheetah, Warp Gordi, Clever Disguise, Jagjaguwar Direct Hit!, Wasted Mind, Fat Wreck Chords No Joy, Drool Sucker, Topshelf   Heaven For Real, Kill Your Memory, Mint Kill Your Memory by Heaven For RealBeyond the Wizards Sleeve, The Soft Bounce,… 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: Omni, Deluxe, Trouble In Mind Listen Tom: Motorhead, Overkill, Bronze Listen Sidney: Midwest Death Rattle, Post-Apocalypso, self-released Listen Jay: Vanna, All Hell, Pure Noise Listen Ryan: Stars Crusaders, “Under Attack”… Read more »

Out This Week: July 11, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Hey Mercedes, Everynight Fire Works [reissue], Vagrant Pixies, “Um Chagga Lagga”, PIAS Fea, Fea, Blackheart Records Tyondai Braxton, Oranged Out, Nonesuch Heliotropes, Over the Way, The End Deepakalypse, Floating On a Sphere, Everloving The Julie Ruin, Hit Reset, Hardly Art Pkew Pkew Pkew, s/t, Royal Mountain TTNG, Disappointment Island, Sargent House Red Martian, Retrailing, Bug… 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: Devata Daun, Look, Pytch Records Listen Tom: Terveet Kadet, s/t, Propaganda Records Listen Sidney: Plants and Animals, Waltzed In From the Rumbling, Secret City Records Listen Jay: Trash Boat, Nothing I Write You… 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: NO/NO, Sound and Light, Gloss Records Listen Tom: Egisto Macchi, Biologia Animale e Vegetale, Cindelic Records Listen Sidney: Plants and Animals, Waltzed In From the Rumbling, Secret City Records… Read more »