88Nine Radio Milwaukee Launches First Fully Local, Streaming Music Radio Channel


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This weekend 88Nine Radio Milwaukee will have a big block party to celebrate its 10th anniversary, but that’s not the only way the local radio station sounds in a decade on the airwaves of Cream City.

Starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning, 88Nine officially put 414Music.fm on the air, a new HD2 broadcast channel – along with a mobile and online stream – entirely dedicated to playing Milwaukee music.

“Radio Milwaukee is uniquely positioned to program a channel devoted entirely to Milwaukee music due to our focus on Milwaukee artists since our first broadcast 10 years ago,” Program Director Jordan Lee said in a statement. Press. “We are proud to play all of Milwaukee’s music because it rivals music from any city in the country.

“Our playlist ranges from the early revolutionary groups in Milwaukee to some of today’s top performers. The list of Milwaukee music we play includes Violent Femmes, Citizen King, Coo Coo Cal, Field Report, IshDARR, Trapper Schoepp, Naima Adedapo, Vinyl Theater, Willy Porter, GGOOLLDD, WebsterX, Paul Cebar and the late Al Jarreau. ”

414Music.fm can be found on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s HD2 frequency, available on car and home radios, as well as online on the channel’s official website and 88Nine’s mobile app.

“This is the perfect time for us to launch this service because the Milwaukee music scene is thriving and deserves support,” said Lee. “It was a real pleasure programming the station and remembering how amazing Milwaukee music is.”

And to find more of this amazing local music, 88Nine encourages local musicians to visit the new 414Music.fm website to upload their music – new or old recordings – for review. For now, Radio Milwaukee notes that the new channel has submissions from about 100 Milwaukee groups.

For more tracks from Milwaukee, you can, of course, always listen to 88Nine, which plays at least one Milwaukee musician every hour, in addition to “414 Live,” the local interview and the station’s performance show. . Or, you can stop by her block party this weekend, featuring Milwaukee-based artists like D’Amato, Abby Jeanne, Field Report and more.

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