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Out This Week: April 18, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Chelsea Wolfe, “Hypnose” b/w “Flame”, Sargent House J Dilla, The Diary, Mass Appeal The Coathangers, Nose Bleed Weekend, Suicide Squeeze Frightened Rabbit, Painting of a Panic Attack, Canvasback Brass Bed, In the Yellowleaf, Modern Outsider John Carpenter, Lost… 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: Sylvan Esso, Sylvan Esso, Live from the WMSE Studios [Record Store Day 7″], WMSE Listen Tom: Sylvan Esso, Sylvan Esso, Live from the WMSE Studios [Record Store Day 7″] Listen Sidney: Sylvan… Read more »

Out This Week: April 11, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Trapper Schoepp, Rangers & Valentines, Xtra Mile Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola Lobitos, Highlife-Jazz and Afro-Soul, Knitting Factory Teleman, Brilliant Sanity, Moshi Moshi Woods, City Sun Eater in the River of Light, Woodsist M83, Junk, Mute Say… 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: Margaret Glaspy, Emotions and Math, ATO Listen Tom: Satin Jackets, Panorama Pacifico, Eskimo Listen Sidney: Merle Haggard, A Portrait of Merle Hagard, Capitol Records Listen Jay: Trapper Schoepp, Rangers… Read more »

Out This Week: April 4, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Kevin Morby, Singing Saw, Dead Oceans Parquet Courts, Human Performance, Rough Trade Quiet Life, Foggy, Strange Light Cha Wa, Funk ‘N’ Feathers, UPT Music Dana Falconberry and Medicine Bow, From the Forest Came the Fire, Modern Outsider Radical… 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: Charles Bradley, Changes, Daptone Listen Tom: Diamanda Galas, You Must Be Certain Of the Devil, Mute Listen Sidney: The Dirty Nil, “Little Baby Metal Fist”, Little Baby Metal Fist… Read more »

Out This Week: March 28, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Andrew Bird, Are You Serious, Loma Vista Explosions In the Sky, The Wilderness, Temporary Residence Ltd. Britta Phillips, “Drive” [single], Double Feature Minotaurs, Weird Waves, Total Recluse Bombino, Azel, Partisan RONIIA, Sisters, Totally Gross National Product Eric Bachmann, Eric… Read more »

WMSE 35th Anniversary Recap!

A big time was had by all as we took over Turner Hall last weekend to celebrate WMSE’s 35th Anniversary and threw a Dance Party at Mad Planet. On Friday we hosted the legendary Siegel-Schwall band and the R&B Cadets (featuring WMSE DJ and legendary guitarist Paul Cebar).  We could not be more pleased 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: Mojave 3, Excuses For Travellers, 4AD Listen Tom: Tuxedomoon, Desire, Ralph Records Listen Sidney: Sat. Nite Duets, One Night Only, Uninhabitable Mansions Listen Jay: The Benjamins, The Art of Disappointment,… Read more »

Out This Week: March 21, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Iggy Pop, Post Pop Depression, Loma Vista Kitten Forever, 7 Hearts, Atlas Chair Walker Family Singers, Panola County Spirit, Daptone The Heavy, Hurt and the Merciless, Bad Son Bob Mould, Patch the Sky, Merge Lontalius, I’ll Forget 17,… 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. Happy 35th, WMSE! May you have many picks in your future! Erin: Gang Of Four, Solid Gold, EMI (“one of 81’s best records.”) Listen Tom: Tuxedomoon, Desire, Ralph Records (“My 1981… Read more »

WMSE Station Manager Tom Crawford To Host MPTV Pledge Broadcast of David Bowie: Five Years

From Milwaukee Public Television: TELEVISION TRIBUTE TO MARK DEATH OF DAVID BOWIE WMSE 91.7 FM and MPTV “In remembrance of the life and music of David Bowie, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) will broadcast a special honoring one of the most influential rock and pop stars in the history of music. DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS will… Read more »

Out This Week: March 14, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Holy Wave, Freaks of Nurture, Reverberation Appreciation Society Ceu, Tropix, Six Degrees Cullen Omori, New Misery, Sub Pop Glint, Inverter, Votiv Joon Moon, Call Me [EP], !K7 Darren English, Imagine Nation, Hot Shoe Lucius, Good Grief, Mom +… 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: Loretta Lynn, Full Circle, Legacy Recordings Listen Tom: Spider King, Shot To Pieces, Cache Cache Listen Sidney: Aesop Rock, The Impossible Kid, Rhymesayers Listen Jay: Tenement, Predatory Headlights, Don Giovanni… Read more »

Out This Week: March 7, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Damien Jurado, Visions Of Us on the Land, Secretly Canadian La Sera, Music For Listening To Music, Polyvinyl Melaena Cadiz, Sunfair, MISRA Fatima Al Qadiri, Brute, Hyperdub M. Ward, More Rain, Merge Emmy the Great, Second Love, Bella… 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: Damien Jurado, Visions Of Us On Land, Secretly Canadian Listen Tom: The Underground Set, War In the Night Before [LP], Cincdelic Records Listen Sidney: Space Raft, Rubicon, Dusty Medical… Read more »

Out This Week: February 29, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Violent Femmes, We Can Do Anything, PIAS Policia, United Crushers, Mom + Pop Charles Bradley, Changes, Daptone Tokimonsta, Fovere, Young Art Wintersleep, The Great Detachment, Dine Alone Records Choir of Young Believers, Grasque, Ghostly International Heron Oblivion, Heron… 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: Northless, Cold Migration, Triple Eye Industries Listen Tom: The Orb, Alpine 12″, Kompakt Listen Sidney: The Dirty Nil, Higher Power, Dine Alone Records Listen Jay: Saul Williams, MartyrLoserKing, Fader Label Listen… Read more »

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, February 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: February 22, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Mavis Staples, Livin’ On a High Note, Anti- Teen, Love Yes, Carpark The Cave Singers, Banshee, self-released Esperanza Spalding, Emily’s D+Evolution, Concord Laney Jones, Laney Jones, self-released Quilt, Plaza, Mexican Summer Rokia Traore, Ne So, Nonesuch Eerie Wanda, Hum,… 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: WORK, Doing the Lords, Breadking Listen Tom: Gunman & Holy Ghost, The Story of Radiate and Novocaine, 8MM Musik Listen Sidney: Trapper Schoepp, Rangers and Valentines, Xtra Mile Records… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Thursday, February 11, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on the Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show Von Munz played for you: Expensive Taste by The Hullmen Spirit Remains 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!

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, February 16, 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: February 15, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Radiation City, Synesthetica, Polyvinyl Michael Nau, Mowing, Suicide Squeeze Submotion Orchestra, Colour Theory, Counter Xixa, Bloodline, Barbes Peter Astor, Spilt Milk, Slumberland Ephemerals, Everyday Killers, Jalapeno Jezabels, Synthia, MGM Lily and Madeleine, Keep It Together, New West So… Read more »

Local Lunchbox – Friday, February 12, 2016

Today for the “Local Lunchbox” segment on Zero Hour Andy  played for you:   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: He Can Jog, “Tough to Iron” 7-inch, self-released Listen Tom: Willie Thrasher, Spirit Child, Future Days Recording Listen Sidney: Die Kreuzen, Die Kreuzen, Touch & Go Listen Jay: Tigernite,… Read more »

Local Lunchbox — Wednesday, February 10, 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!

Weekly Top Airplay: Tuesday, February 9, 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: February 8, 2016

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Chris Bathgate, Old Factory, Quite Scientific Junior Boys, Big Black Coat, City Slang Donkeys, Midnight Palms, Easy Sound Recording Co. The Frights, You Are Going to Hate This, Dangerbird Zaac Pick, Constellations, Small Space Basement, Promise Everything, Run For… 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: Field Music, Commontime, Memphis Industries Listen Tom: No Zu, Afterlife, Chapter Music Listen Sidney: Wintersleep, The Great Detachment, Dine Alone Records Listen Jay: Great Collapse, Holy War, End Hit… Read more »