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07.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Radio Milwaukee 88.9 will temporarily say goodbye to one of its most familiar voices this month. As those who have regularly listen to the station know, DJ Tarik "The Architect" Moody is being deployed to Baghdad for 10 months in October, where he will serve as a public affairs officer. It will be Moody's first deployment since he joined the army reserves. "I was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenan...
04.22.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's a good week for in-studio performances on 88.9 RadioMilwaukee. Today the station will host Peter Bjorn and John at 2 p.m., in advance of their Pabst Theater performance tonight, then M. Ward pops in at 3 p.m. on Friday to preview his concert at the Pabst Theater later that night....
02.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
RadioMilwaukee celebrated two years of making the city's airwaves better and the city's music scene more visible last night with its 2nd Annual Milwaukee Music Awards. The winners were: Winners of the 2nd Annual Milwaukee Music Awards: *  Artist of the Year - Kings Go Forth (Listener Choice Award) *  Song of the Year - "One Day," Kings Go Fo...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009

Tonight @ Mad Planet, 8 p.m.

Since re-launching as RadioMilwaukee two years ago, WYMS 88.9 has made a concerted effort to advance Milwaukee music—not by opening its doors to all local artists, but by showcasing the work of a chosen few, granting them the constant exposure that the average Milwaukee band could have only dreamed about a half-decade...
02.06.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I'm one of those guys who coordinates his car trips to the radio schedule. I plan my Saturday errands, for instance, to WMSE's "Saturday Afternoon Boogie Bang," and try to time my evening drives to either FM 102.1's "Indie Soundcheck" or to WMSE shows like "Mad Kids" or "Planet Prog" (Milwaukee's most reliable source for symphonic rock from communist countries). Friday evenings are all about the "...
01.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Radio Milwaukee posted yesterday its long-teased, listener-voted list of the top 100 songs of 2008, and save for a handful of oddities and the inevitable exclusions (the station is biased against anything too heavy, hip-hop, punk or otherwise), it's a pretty unimpeachable list. The complete list is posted on the station's Soundboard blog, the top 20 are below: 20. Death Cab For Cutie - �Cath�...
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008

Today @ the Wherehouse - 1 p.m.

Milwaukee says goodbye to one of the early pioneers of the city’s hip-hop scene, DJ Rock Dee (currently best known for his most recent gig as a Radio Milwaukee 88.9 DJ) with an extravagant all-day concert. Nearly two dozen bands, DJs and MCs—including Element, the Rusty Ps, Fever Marlene, De La Buena, DJ . . .
Saturday, March 8, 2008

Tonight @ Moct - 8:00 PM

In just one quick year on the air, 88Nine Radio Milwaukee has already carved out a faithful listenership, enough to win it the Shepherd Express’ Best of Milwaukee award for Best Radio Station last December. The station’s freewheeling format allows plenty of room for local music, and tonight four familiar local acts . . .

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