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WMSE Power Outage Announcement

Hey WMSE Listeners, we are temporarily off the air due to a power outage. We apologize for any inconvenience it causes to your listening experience. We are working very hard to fix the situation. We should have things resolved sometime today. Thanks for your patience! In the meantime, you can still listen live from your… Read more »

Out This Week: June 1, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Daughn Gibson, Carnation, Sub Pop Eternal Summers, Gold and Stone, Kanine Vomitface, Another Bad Year EP, Boxing Clever Records Jim O’Rourke, Simple Songs, Drag City Flavia Coehlo, Mundo Meu, Mr. Bongo Soak, Sea Creatures, Rough Trade Dawes, All Your Favorite Bands, Hub Girlpool, Before the World Was Big, Wichita A Tribe Called… 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: Thee Oh Sees, Mutilator Defeated At Last, Castle Face Listen Matt: Millencolin, “True Brew”, Epitaph Listen Tom: Lino Capra Vaccina, Antico Adagio/Fragments from Antico Adagio, dieSchachtel Listen Sidney: Murder By Death,… Read more »

Out This Week: May 26, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Little Wings, Explains, Woodsist Nneka, My Fairy Tales, Bushqueen Trails and Ways, Pathology, Barsuk Brandon Flowers, The Desired Effect, Island Thee Oh Sees, Mutilator Defeated At Last, Castle Face My Brightest Diamond, I Had Grown Wild [EP], Asthmatic Kitty Teenage Wrist, Dazed, Pale Wave Jaga Jazzist, Starfire, Ninja Tune

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: WUME, Maintain, Ehse Records Listen Matt: Vomitface, Another Bad Year, Boxing Clever Listen Tom: Lino Capra Vaccina, Antico Adagio/Fragments from Antico Adagio, dieSchachtel Listen Sidney: Alligator Gun, 100hundredpercentfreak, Relativity… Read more »

Out This Week: May 19, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Hot Chip, Why Make Sense?, Domino Milk Carton Kids, Monterey, Anti- The Weaks, Bad Year, Lame-O WhoMadeWho, Ember EP, GetPhysical Andreya Triana, Giants, Counter Joanna Gruesome, Peanut Butter, Slumberland Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Multi-Love, Jagjaguwar Heartless Bastards, Relentless Ones, Partisan Du Blonde, Welcome Back to Milk, Mute Crocodiles, Boys, Zoo

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, MKE Psych Fest 3 comp, MKE Psych Fest Listen Matt: Superheaven, Ours Is Chrome, Side One Dummy Listen Tom: Douglas Fir, Hard Heartsingin’, Out-Sider Listen Sidney: 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: Shilpa Ray, Last Year’s Savage, Northern Spy Listen Matt: Turnover, Peripheral Vision, Run For Cover Records Listen Tom: Paki-Visnadi, Imaginary Choreography, Antinote Listen Sidney: San Fermin, Jack Rabbit, Downtown… Read more »

Out This Week: May 5, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Superheaven, Our Is Chrome, SideOneDummy The Weather Station, Loyalty, Paradise of Bachelors Surfer Blood, 1000 Palms, Joyful Noise Fort Knox Five, Pressurize the Cabin, Fort Knox Django Django, Born Under Saturn, Ribbon Soley, Ask the Deep, Morr Rose Windows,… 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 Weather Station, Loyalty, Paradise of Bachelors Listen Matt: All Get Out, Movement EP, Bad Timing Records Listen Tom: Rashaan Roland Kirk, Rip, Rig and Panic, Limelight Listen Sidney:… Read more »

Out This Week: April 28, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Aero Flynn, Aero Flynn, Ooh La La MG, MG, Mute Braids, Deep In the Iris, Arbutus Saun & Starr, Look Closer, Daptone Bent Denim, Romances You, self-released Gangstagrass, Broken Hearts and Stolen Money, Rench Mew, Plus Minus, PIAS Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color, ATO Best Coast, California Nights, Harvest Joywave, How Do You Feel Now?, Republic

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: Peach Kelli Pop, III, Burger Listen Matt: Miami Horror, All Possible Futures, Dine Alone Listen Tom: Le Orme, Felona and Soronoa, Universal Listen Sidney: Winter Bear, “Jump Into the… Read more »

Out This Week: April 21, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Peach Kelli Pop, III, Burger Squarepusher, Damogen Furies, Warp Built to Spill, Untethered Moon, Warner Brothers Torres, Sprinter, Partisan Death, N.E.W., Drag City Marriages, Salome, Sargent House They Might Be Giants, Glean, Megaforce San Fermin, Jackrabbit, Downtown Speedy Ortiz, Foil Deer, Carpark

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 Automatic, “La Vampira del Raval”, Voodoo Rhythm Listen Matt: Tei Shi, Verde, Mermaid Avenue Listen Tom: Magma, Zuhn Wohl Unsai – Live 1974, MIG Listen Sidney: Brand New,… Read more »

Out This Week: April 13, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Mavis Staples, Your Good Fortune, Anti- Calexico, Edge of the Sun, Anti- Moon King, Secret Life, Last Gang Kathryn Calder, S/T, File Under: Music Young Fathers, White Men Are Black Men Too, Big Dada Suuns and Jerusalem 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: Jenny Hval, “Sabbath”, Sacred Bones Listen Matt: Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, Constellation Listen Tom: Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra, Wendelu, Ubiquity Listen Sidney: The Bohicas, Where… Read more »

Out This Week: April 7, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Nadine Shah, Fast Food, Apollo Laura Marling, Short Movie, Ribbon Weed, Running Back, Lefse Pow!, Fight Fire, Castle Face Toro Y Moi, What For?, Carpark Marriages, “Santa Sangre”, Sargent House Tei Shei, Verde EP, Mom + Pop Waxahatchee, Ivy Tripp, Merge PINS, “Hybrid Moments”, Bella Union Taraf De Haidouks, Of Lovers Gamblers and Parachute… 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: Wand, Golem, In the Red Listen Matt: Earl Sweatshirt, I Don’t Like Sh*t, I Don’t Go Outside, Sony Listen Tom: Louis Sclavis Quartet, Silk and Salt Melodies, ECM Listen… Read more »

Out This Week: March 31, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new:   Doldrums, The Air Conditioned Nightmare, Sub Pop The Staves, If I Was, Nonesuch   Lower Dens, Escape From Evil, Domino Alex Cuba, Healer, Caracol   Boxed In, Boxed In, Nettwerk William Elliott Whitmore, Radium Death, Anti- The Soft Moon, Deeper, Captured Tracks Pokey LaFarge, Something In the Water, Rounder Sufjan Stevens, Carrie… 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 Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015, Mom + Pop Listen Matt: Strung Out, Transmission.Alpha.Delta, Fat Wreck Chords Listen Tom: Charlie Morrow, Toot!, XI Records… Read more »

Out This Week: March 24, 2015

Dear music lovers and WMSE listeners – this is your brief, weekly look at what’s new: Jeff the Brotherhood, Wasted On the Dream, Infinity Cat Great Lake Swimmers, A Forest Of Arms, Nettwerk Courtney Barnett, Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, Mom + Pop Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves, Epic Chastity Belt, Time to Go Home, Hardly… Read more »

#wmse34 – Brewcity Brutality

About the photo: This photo was from 2003 at Ozzfest just after I graduated High School. Zakk Wydle was a mountain compared to me! Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? If I remember correctly the first artists I played on WMSE were Dio, At The Drive In, & The… Read more »

#wmse34 – The Blues Drive – Sonia

About the photo:  It’s from the 1980’s What was the first song you played as a WMSE DJ? The first song that I played on WMSE may have been Charlie Parker’s “Milestones.” Who was your first interview? The first interview that I did for WMSE may have been Greg Kihn (mid-1990’s). I found out that… Read more »

#wmse34 – Wax Addicts – Mickey

What was the first song or artist you played as a WMSE DJ?  I cannot recall the first song I played on air.  But one my best memories was from beginning at the station was when I volunteered for Scott Lucey’s show.  I was answering phones for the most part but I also brought 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: Grimes, “REALiTi” [single], self-released Listen Tom: Todd Terje, It’s Album Time With…Olsen Records Listen Jay: Group Of the Altos, R U Person Or Not, mini50 Records Listen Chris: Various… Read more »