Wild and Reckless: A New Concert Event with Blitzen Trapper
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“Wild and Reckless” is a Must See

Having seemingly spent the past year in hiding, Blitzen Trapper debuted their concert event “Wild and Reckless” to the public Friday, March 24. Blitzen Trapper’s folky rock songs carried the audience to a different place in time, as expected. The … Continue Reading

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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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New Jonah Tolchin release sizzles

Smoking hot, blues-inspired musician Jonah Tolchin deserves a wider audience.

Not only are there no bad tracks on his new folk-rock “Thousand Mile Nights” release, he also journeyed all the way to Alabama to record most of the new release … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Ep. 8 Playlist is here!

Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Ep. 8

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F#m by Korgy & Bass

Chemicals by Rosemary Fairweather
Foreign Bodies by Radiation City
In the Shadows by Foreign Air
Shallow by Beach Fossils
Heaven by Frankie Rose

Pale Ghosts by Gayle

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PRP Team Concert Picks March 23-29

We at PRP love you, and we love music. We compiled our show picks this week as our gift to you, in the hopes that it will help you navigate the sometimes uncertain, always fun, waters of local shows.

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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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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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Fresh Spins with Jen Em – Playlist

Missed an episode of Fresh Spins with Jen Em? Forget any of the band names or song titles?
They’re all listed below, with handy artist links and links to the Spotify playlists.
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“Boots No.1” a must for music connoisseurs

Lookout, music fans. Americana music icon Gillian Welch’s new “Boots No.1: The Official Revival Bootleg” is an enduring compilation of demos and outtakes from her 20 year-old “Revival” debut.

Released late last year, the two-disc compilation was lovingly shepherded in … Continue Reading

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PRP Show Picks for March 16-22

Having trouble finding just the right shows you want to experience this week? You’re in luck! Your amazing PRP team picked awesome shows just for you!
For more shows & events, check out our events calendar on the PRP website.… Continue Reading

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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.

Johnsen’s Kickstarter campaign has … Continue Reading

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Skidmore’s “The Golden West” is golden

Amsterdam-based singer-songwriter Gayle Skidmore performs live this month at Portland’s Landmark Saloon.

The prolific, whimsical songwriter recently relocated from California to Amsterdam, and is touring to support her new album, “The Golden West.”

A gifted artist, Skidmore … Continue Reading

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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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Portland Center Stage at The Armory – Blitzen Trapper

Writing songs. Telling lyrical stories. Playing guitars. For the sheer joy of making music. That sums up the many parts of Blitzen Trapper. And now there’s a rock musical named after one of their songs.

 

Wild and Reckless

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Killer Shows in Portland (3/9-3/15)

Jen’s Concert Picks include killer local shows such as Cat Hoch, Arlo Indigo, Small Million, Blossom and more!

Thursday, March 9

Indie Alt-rock band Enjoys Things is playing with Seedling & Gonzo at White Eagle. I didn’t find a … Continue Reading

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PRP’s Weekend Music Planner (3/2-3/8)

PRP’s Weekend Planner is back with psychedelic disco, synthpop, bluegrass, singer/songwriters, progressive pop & so much more. We know; we had you at “psychedelic disco.”

Thursday, March 2nd

The Facebook event page describes the line-up at Turn! Turn! Turn! on … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session With Kory Quinn

Kory proves to us that music has the power to offer understanding and even hope with his newest release, Black Gold Blues. Fully charged with political issues we are facing today. It’s time.

 

KORY QUINN AND THE QUINTESSENTIALS

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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