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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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The Portland Playlist welcomes Ron Rogers & The Wailing Wind

The Portland Playlist welcomed a merry band of music makers to the studio for a night of psychedelic sounds from the 60’s to today’s which encompassed Blues, Rock, and yes, some of that Psychedelia. Joining us in the studio were … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session with Portland’s Rock Royalty Jon Koonce

Musicians go through many identities, changes, upheavals, both in lineups and hopes for that moment to take them to the …..top? Jon Koonce, a long time Portland artist, shares his rich history, and why music keeps on happening in his … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Laura Ivancie; the Three Faces of Laura

The Portland Playlist was excited to bring Laura Ivancie into the studio Wednesday night to talk about her influences and the new music she has spent the past 18 months creating. She is an artist who is continually challenging herself … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Amber Sweeney; Believing in Love

The Portland Playlist welcomed Amber Sweeney to the studio for a Drop-In Session that was perfectly timed for this moment in history because conversation covered music as healer and feminine empowerment. Amber is very much a woman’s artist for she … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Ty Curtis; Blues that make you feel good

Wednesday’s ‘The Portland Playlist’ was a Bluesy good time because Ty Curtis, Jerry Jacques, and Jeff Gray paid a visit to the studio to share music influences and original tracks, (recorded and live), off Ty’s latest album “Blame … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Matt Hopper; Alaskan wilds to the city

Fresh off an airplane, Matt Hopper paid a visit to The Portland Playlist Wednesday night. He is a recent transplant to Portland by way of Alaska and Idaho. It was in an Alaskan high school that he picked up the … Continue Reading