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#wmse34- Mary – Instrumental Saturdays

What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)?   The very first song that I played on WMSE was “Natalie” by the Sidewalks.  The Sidewalks were a local Milwaukee band and two of my bothers, Mike and John, were founding members.  I played this the… Read more »

#wmse34 – Jayx from Streamline

About the Photo – Taken in 1992 around the time I started to get into the rave scene and electronic dance music. Very late teens. – What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Skylab “The Trip” – What is the first musician or band you… Read more »

#wmse34 – Jerry from Jerry’s Attic

About the photo:  Yours truly at age 19, circa 1974.  On my way to a Wishbone Ash concert, no doubt.  First song or artist you played? First song I played?  Hmmm…  Saturday morning, Memorial Day weekend, 1984, 6:00 am.   I believe I started with John Lee Hooker’s “Blues Before Sunrise”.  Followed by “Good Morning” 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 – DJ Ed Griggs

About the photo: Take in the 5th Grade What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Since I’ve only just started as a DJ, this question si not that relevant to me. What IS relevant is the first gig at the TWCC that I ever… Read more »

#wmse34 – The Zero Hour’s Andy

About the photo: Taken in 8th Grade What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Zero Hour – The Plimsouls What is the first musician or band you remember interviewing? What year? Derek Dunn from the .357 String Band.  It was my first show at noon… Read more »

#WMSE34 – Good John – Chicken Shack

About the photo: The picture is from my senior year in high school..  What was the first song you played? The first song I played when I filled in on the Chickenshack for the first time was “No Depression In Heaven” by The Carter Family.  Who was your first interview?  My most memorable interview was… Read more »

#wmse34 – The Chicken Shack’s Jonny Z

About the photo:  The photo that I am providing is from the first performance with my first band that I ever had. It was right around the time of my 15th birthday, I may have been 14 or a very fresh 15 years old. First song you played as a WMSE DJ? I don’t really remember the first song that… Read more »

#wmse34 – Rich Mars – City Rock Showgram

Who was your first interview as a WMSE DJ ? That would have been the drummer for the Romantics – Jimmy Marinos – right after their hit “What I Like About You.” Who was the first artist you played and what was the song? It was 1981 and I played Madness – “One Step Beyond…. 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 »

#wmse34 – Von Munz – Von Munz Vinyl Variety Show

What is your first memory of WMSE?  I graduated from High School in 1989, which puts me smack dab at the Station’s Starting Point. Album Rock was the genre over Milwaukee’s commercial airwaves, however I had discovered this weird station WAY over on the left hand side. I remember hearing the Clash for sure. My… Read more »

#wmse34 – Jon Blick of the Overnight Sensations

About the photo: Freshman year of high school, 1970. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? First Song on Overnight Sensations, April 2, 2009 (six years coming up soon) was Old 97s, “Dressing Room Walls”, from the album Wreck Your Life.  I remember nothing after that. Who was the first… Read more »

#wmse34 -Sid-Squid Inc

A photo: Taken in 1982 – I am on the left, Woody Weatherman from COC is in the middle and my friend Maria is on the right What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)?: Most Recently ELO – Do Ya / When I was a… Read more »

#wmse34 – Jay Burseth – Development Director

What is your favorite WMSE memory?  Favorite memory? Being 15 (the same age as I am in the photo) and discovering a radio station in Milwaukee that played punk rock. My mind was blown! As I am blown away every day by the WMSE DJs, who play the best music that can be found on… Read more »

#wmse34 – Scott Lucey of Digital Dumplings in Analog Gravy

About the photo: I don’t have much in the teenager years; only younger. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I believe it was DJ Shadow’s Entroducing… Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing at WMSE? First interview was 2014 with Bahamas.

#wmse34 – Melissa from the Melissa Show

About The Photo –  Melissa, center, circa 1988. First Interview of a band or artist –   I can’t remember my first interview, but two that really stood out to me: 1) The Charlatans UK at the Metro in Chicago-1997-pre-concert interview with Tim and Mark, and being able to witness my first soundcheck! 2) Nada… Read more »

#wmse34 – Haven of Wave Tank

About the photo: Tenth grade. As you can see, I’ve been an intense person for many years now. Ha. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? Unfortunately I don’t remember what the track or artist was that I played on the air back in 2001. Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing… Read more »

#wmse34 – Bob Midnight of Midnight Radio

About the photo: We call this one “Bob Midnight and Microphone”. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ? One of the earliest bands I remember playing was James. Representing WMSE, I introduced them, onstage, at the WOMAD Festival at the Summerfest grounds on Septemer 12, 1993. Who was the first first… Read more »

#wmse34 – Marty of Tuesdays With Marty

About the photo: 7th grade; I found WMSE that summer. I was 11 going on 12. Little did I know that music I first heard would guide me through some of the toughest times of my life – my teen years. Thanks, WMSE! Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ?… Read more »

#wmse34 – Matt Schoeffler

About the Photo –    Taken in college where I was a DJ at radio station WIPZ, UW Parkside. – What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? Refused – New Noise (subbing on Poundcake Punk) – What is the first musician or band you… Read more »

#wmse34 – Erin Wolf of the Rockleidoscope Show

About the photo: Taken not too long before I started DJing at WMSE in 2004… What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? “Evangeline” by Matthew Sweet. I had a slight thing for power pop back then; guitars, in general. Played on August (?) of… Read more »

#wmse34 – Dr. Sushi of Dr. Sushi’s Free Jazz BBQ

About the photo: My best guess is that it is circa 1985. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I don’t have the slightest idea. I couldn’t even venture a guess. Who was the first musician/band you remember interviewing at WMSE? Not sure of this one either. I do consider… Read more »

#wmse34 – Craig Mertes of The Shape of Rock

About the photo: Here is a picture taken of me while at MSOE in 1997 or 1998, as part of a class roster nonetheless. What is the first song you remember playing on the air on WMSE (or first artist or album)? First song I remember playing on WMSE: “The Pod”/Hum/ You’d Prefer An Astronaut… Read more »

#wmse34 – Buzz of Buzz’s Garage

About the photo: High school.  Junior year. Who was the first artist you played as a WMSE DJ ? I don’t remember the first song I ever played.  My shift was originally in the wee hours so I was still coming to life when I walked into the studio in those days. Who was the… Read more »