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A charismatic and compelling release from Wye Oak

Those searching for inspirational pop-rock need search no further than the latest from American indie rockers Wye Oak.

The dozen tracks on “The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs” present a winning bundle of dreamscape-infused indie-rock offerings that both … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks for April 19-25

On this week’s cover, soulful, jazzy, magical Moonchild. See Jen’s picks for details on their concert in Portland on Thursday!
Photo courtesy of San Jose Jazz

 

Inessa’s pick

Thursday, April 26 Naomi LaViolette Oregon Symphony Lullaby Project ConcertContinue Reading

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A Fond Farewell to a Friend – an Elliott Smith Tribute

A Fond Farewell to a Friend, a Classical re-imagining of the music of Elliott Smith, debuts at Alberta Rose Theater on Thursday & Friday, April 12 & 13, 2018.

Showtime is at 7:30 pm and doors open at 6:30.

$35 … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks, (April 12-18, 2018)

On the cover this week: GodMother of Soul, Erykah Badu. Check out Jen’s picks for show details!
Photo by Monica Morgan via Getty Images, (courtesy of this article on Huffington Post)

 

Teri’s picks:

It’s time again for … Continue Reading

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Ascending Mt. Joy

Mt. Joy, an up-and-coming Philadelphia-based alternative group, appeared on Discover Weekly playlists last year and again a few months ago with the release of their first full-length album. The record could be the best of 2018, but there’s plenty … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 49

Fresh Spins with Jen Em, ep 49
March 30, 2018

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Raindrops, Drop Tops by Steve Spiffler

Somewhere in Between by Morningsiders
Little Bird by Avid Dancer
Hunros … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks, April 5th-11th (2018)

On the cover this week:
TRACY BONHAM, coming to White Eagle Saloon on Friday, April 6th! Check out Jen’s picks for more details!
Photo courtesy of Chronogram

 

Veronica’s picks:

Saturday, April 7 Local Roots Festival at Alberta Street Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, ep 45

Fresh Spins with Jen Em – Episode 45
2/2/18

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Infinite Us by Machinedrum

Drifting by Poolside
S P A C E by Amber Mark
My Wild Sweet … Continue Reading

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This Week’s PRP Team Concert Picks! (3/29-4/4/2018)

On the cover this week:

The Seshen, Photo courtesy eastbayexpress.com
See Nastacia’s pick for details about their upcoming show!

 

Nastacia’s pick:

Sunday, April 1 SassyBlack, The Seshen at Doug Fir Lounge

This is cool: We have a … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 48

Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 48
3/16/2018

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Drank in a Headlock by Steve Spiffler

Best Friend by Sofi Tukker, NERVO, The Knocks
Burn Out … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks (3/22-3/28)

On the cover this week: Wildermiss, an indie rock band based out of Denver, CO. Emma Cole (Vocals/Keys) joins past Red Fox Run members Josh Hester, Seth Beamer, and Caleb Thoemke to create music that has an infectious indie … Continue Reading

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Tuesday Tracks – Have you been tuning in?

Hello, Beautiful Music Lover!

If you’re an Indie music fan, you have no excuse for not tuning in Jen Em’s shows on Tuesdays & Fridays, where we play about 60 fresh Indie tracks each week.

 

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Sounds of PDX featuring Holidae House

A few years back I was listening to mostly Brit Rock bands for their trademark ambient and anthemic sound. This is why I was so pleased to discover Holidae House, a PDX  group that echoed all these same qualities. … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Episode 47

Fresh Spins with Jen Em, ep 47
March 9, 2018
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Creations Part Two by Hiatus Kaiyote

Where Do You Go by Charlotte Day Wilson
Each Time I Die … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks for March 15-21 (3/15-3/21/2018)

Patrick’s picks:

Thursday night is one of those nights that does not come along very often – when one has decide between five incredible shows…a wonderful problem to have!

 

Thursday, March 15 Sierra Hull, Phoebe Hunt at Alberta Continue Reading

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Musicians making a difference

Marches. Protests. Boycotts. Walkouts.

Things being what they are today, it seems like a good time to seek inspiration with a look at the influence of music and musicians in the political landscape.

So…who’s music is making a difference?

Here … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks! (3/8-3/14)

On the cover this week: Beatrix Sky, photo courtesy Matt Guile of newspinphoto.com

 

Inessa’s pick:

Saturday, March 10 Sierra Leone Fund Raiser at Carvlin Hall

Come have an enjoyable evening and help raise funds for Sierra Leone! West … Continue Reading

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Ojos Feos: Eyes Wide Open

Already been told and may have heard,  “we live in a political world, the one we can see and feel..you’re never sure why you’re here”. And then, there are those who’ve found a reason to live. And found … Continue Reading

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PRP Team’s Concert Picks for the 1st Week of March! (3/1-3/7)

On the cover this week: Portland band CANDACE! See Patrick’s picks for details about their upcoming show!

 

 

Luke’s picks:

 

Sunday, Feb 25-Saturday, March 3 Metts, Ryan, & Collins residency at McMenamins Al’s Den

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Lorde Tickets Giveaway!

Are you a fan of Lorde, the 21-year-old New Zealand singer touring to promote her second album? Check out details of the Lorde Tickets Giveaway!

Portland Radio Project is giving away a pair of tickets to Lorde’s March 10 Continue Reading