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Drop-In Session: Foreign Talks

Enthusiasm, youthful spirit and energy, and a drive to do it! That is what propels Foreign Talks. Part chill, indie, and fun island sound all lets us know they like to party. Let’s do it together.

 

HITTING THE ROAD

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Drop-In Session: Gayle Skidmore

Seven-time San Diego Music Award nominee Gayle Skidmore has written over 2000 songs since she began songwriting at the age of 8. Classically trained on the piano from the age of 4, Gayle Skidmore also plays at least 20 other … Continue Reading

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Lewi Longmire on Sounds of PDX

While waiting for the interview to start, Lewi Longmire noodled around on the beautiful 1965 Martin D-18 guitar he bought off Keely Goodwin a year & a half ago. He said he loves to play it when he’s not plugged … Continue Reading

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An Interview with Shana Morrison

One of Portland’s best seasonal shindigs took place last weekend: Kell’s St. Patrick’s Festival. The downtown venue had a hefty lineup of musicians and events on March 17. Among them was Shana Morrison, who is no stranger to the … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session: Kathryn Claire

Over many years of cultivating a personal style with fiddle, guitar, voice and as songwriter, side player and with her own band, emerges Bones Will Last, Kathryn’s fourth full-length album.

 

CONSIDERING THE BONES OF LIFE

 

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Haley Johnsen on Sounds of PDX

Haley Johnsen brought her sweet, loving spirit and formidable pipes to the PRP studio, and discussed keeping centered, her Tiny Desk Submission, her successful Kickstarter campaign-backed album, her appearance at MOGO Music Fest and much more.

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Sean O’Neill on The Bus Stop

Sean O’Neill had the hot seat this past Wednesday on The Bus Stop with PRP host Heather Hanson. Sean played two songs live in studio and opened up to listeners about his artistic rituals, why commitments are essential to sanity, … Continue Reading

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THE FAME RIOT on The Bus Stop

After a series of truly buslife events including a Treefort Music Fest butt picture and an accidental text message, The Fame Riot ended up in Portland Radio Project’s studio this past Wednesday for an interview with Heather Hanson on The … Continue Reading

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Leading Psychics on The Bus Stop

Christian Hurd and David Frederickson from the Portland band Leading Psychics paid a visit to The Bus Stop on Wednesday March 8th to chat with host Heather Hanson. Although the conversation centered around music, at times the dialogue took a … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Ill Lucid Onset; Modern Rock for your Soul

The Portland Playlist welcomed back Ill Lucid Onset to the studio Wednesday to listen to some of their influences and recorded tracks from their new album, “Trixie Studio Sessions.” Singer-Songwriter Ryan Aiello, started Ill Lucid Onset to bring a fresh … Continue Reading

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MOGO Music Festival is coming!

Fans of Local Music Rejoice! The second MOGO Music Festival, a carefully and collaboratively curated music festival, blows up 11 different Portland venues March 3rd & 4th. PRP took the MOGO line up and dug through our archives to put … Continue Reading

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory

The stirring one-woman musical, His Eye is on the Sparrow has been extended for an additional week. A powerful opportunity to get inside the words of pioneering artist, Ethel Waters.

 

HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW

 

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Scott Pemberton on Sounds of PDX

Scott Pemberton wants you to feel alive. The Portland native writes a little love & positivity into each song, with jangly, feel-good guitar and intentional messiness. Life is messy! It’s not neatly manicured, airbrushed and tailored. The true, memorable experiences … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes The Colin Trio with special guest, Karyn Ann

The Portland Playlist welcomed The Colin Trio, a trio of Virginia transplants, to the studio Wednesday night. Fronted by Colin Hogan, they’re a little bit jazz, a little bit blues, and a whole lot of Southern soul. While Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session – Cedar Teeth

On this special Drop-In Session, three members of the local band Cedar Teeth joined DJ Jen Em to talk about their summer 2017 E.P. release Farewell to Green Mountain and their show at the Doug Fir Lounge February 17. Listen … Continue Reading

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Visionary and Radical James Baldwin

Raoul Peck’s explosive documentary,  I Am Not Your Negro, is based on James Baldwin’s words and writings that still resonate. His niece, Aisha Karefa-Smart, joins in for a conversation.

The Optimism of James Baldwin

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Maurice and The Stiff Sisters; pure Pop for now people

Due to one of January’s storms, The Portland Playlist had to reschedule Maurice and The Stiff Sisters and are so happy it worked out for we would have missed meeting this fantastic local band. Fronted by Maurice Spencer, “The Stiff … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Mexican Gunfight; not your typical gunfight

The Portland Playlist welcomed a band of brothers, Mexican Gunfight, to the studio for a night of conversation, influences, and original music. Mexican Gunfight is a rock band of “blues grit, country lyricism, the soulfulness of gospel, a rare … Continue Reading

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Matt Greco on Sounds of PDX

Recently we welcomed to the show, producer and owner operator of The Rye Room, Matt Greco. On this episode I focused our playlist on producers and music production. Matt brought in a handful of influences, previous production projects, and … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session with Melville’s Ryan T Jacobs

Melville lead vocalist, Ryan T Jacobs, has been offering up a special Valentine’s show for a while now. They call it “Under the Covers”. Ryan joined up with Saturday Joe to lay out the story and play some music.

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