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Jamie Drake on PRP

Jamie Drake appears live for a Drop-In Session on Friday, September 22nd at Noon, just after Fresh Spins with Jen Em. While in Portland, she is making several appearances, so be sure to check her out at one of these … Continue Reading

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Now Playing: Portland Center Stage at The Armory

Every Brilliant Thing takes over The Ellyn Bye Studio for a compelling in-the-round theatre experience that doesn’t come around very often. It’s uniquely told story.  It’s unique in its use of audience engaged and woven into the very fabric and … Continue Reading

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Talk Modern on Sounds of PDX

Emerging synth-pop duo Talk Modern recently joined me on air for an in-depth interview and surprise listen to the entirety of their forthcoming EP, XO. After connecting over social media, the band give me an early listen to the tracks

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Lizzy Ellison of Cardioid on Fresh Spins with Jen Em

I like my music beautiful, complicated and meaningful. So out of the literally hundreds of new bands and songs I listen to every month, three bands have remained in constant 2017 rotation. Those bands are Anima!, Coco Columbia, … Continue Reading

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Maiah Wynne on Sounds of PDX

Singer-songwriter Maiah Wynne was recently on the program to talk to us about her influences, original music, and perform a few songs for our listeners. As a songwriter Maiah draws inspiration from artists in all different genres but says “I’m … Continue Reading

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Falcon Heart on Sounds of PDX

Just days before the release of their debut record, Falcon Heart joined me to share some stories, influences, and the hard work behind making an album. Falcon Heart’s Catch The Windis a stellar collection of songs ranging from … Continue Reading

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Rococode Young Ones Tour on Sounds of PDX

While on the road supporting their recently released “Young Ones” EP, Rococode stopped by the station to talk about the new tracks and play a few live tunes for us. The Vancouver, BC-based alt-synth band spoke about the opportunity … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session with Eric John Kaiser

The happy and well-adjusted beyond fairness ex-Patriate from Paris, France also shared with us his upcoming highlights for the Bastille Day Show at the Fremont Theater, Friday, July 14.
Here’s the info on Bastille Day
Bastille Day Celebration with the
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Those Willows on Sounds of PDX

On this episode of Sounds of PDX I was joined by the Indie Folk band Those Willows. The group was kind enough to drop by the studio just a few days before taking off on tour. During the broadcast … Continue Reading

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Now Playing: Portland Center Stage At The Armory

Last season’s sold-out hit The Pianist of Willesden Lane is back for a limited premier engagement! This show closes June 30th! A must- see! Revisit our interview with Mona Golabek for the thrilling artistry at the piano and the backstory … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session with Doug MacLeod

Always time for The Blues to build up our spirits and let music overcome not subject to us to adversity. Saturday Joe brought in the right man for the job. Singer, songwriter and storyteller, Doug MacLeod.

 

 

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Focus on Veronica Bisesti – PRP Volunteer/DJ

This week’s Volunteer Focus features Veronica Bisesti, host of Subculture and our resident Events Calendar Guru. Read on:

 Tell me about your history and involvement with music. How does that relate to your involvement with radio?

On Sunday mornings,

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Nate Wey from Souvenir Driver on The Bus Stop

A few weeks ago, Nate Wey from Souvenir Driver stopped by Portland Radio Project for a Drop-In Session on The Bus Stop with PRP host Heather Hanson. Check out the podcast to hear about their latest album, the self-titled … Continue Reading

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Mothertapes on Sounds of PDX

On a recent broadcast Jen Em and I welcomed Pete Bosack from Mothertapes to the program. Dynamic changes, sonic layers, and memorable melodies are just a few things you can expect to hear on the band’s self titled LP so … Continue Reading

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Northwest String Summit Interview and Information

From July 13 – 16 this year, banjo pickers and fiddle enthusiasts will ascend upon Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon for the  16th annual Northwest String Summit. The bluegrass festival has recently garnered national attention, especially among those interested … Continue Reading

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Saturday Joe’s Blues Music Special

Blues music promoter Cherie Robbins and Cascade Blues Association’s president Greg Slim Lively Johnson sat in with Saturday Joe for a special two-hour Blues segment ahead of a busy summer of festivals and shows. Be in the know!

 

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Ezekiel Rudick of Young Elk and Dan Cable on Sounds of PDX

Ezekiel Rudick of Young Elk and Dan Cable of Dan Cable Presents joined Jen Em and I on this episode of the show to talk about music promotion, concert curation, and supporting the local music scene.

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Drop-In Session: Tom Grant

Portland’s piano legend, Tom Grant, joined PRP’s Rebecca Webb and Michele Van Kleef in the studio for a drop-in session to share his new cd, Sipping Beauty. It’s Grant’s second album targeting the New Age market, but his 29th … Continue Reading

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Ryan Sollee from The Builders and The Butchers on The Bus Stop

Ryan Sollee from The Builders and The Butchers visited the PRP studio for a Drop-In Session with The Bus Stop host Heather Hanson on May 3, 2017. Listen to the podcast below to hear Ryan play three tracks live from … Continue Reading