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Fleet Foxes dazzles fans in Portland

American Indie Folk-rocker’s Fleet Foxes played a sold-out McMenamin’s Edgefield Saturday, where not even copious forest fire smoke kept fans away.

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PRP Team Concert Picks (9/14-9/20)

A few of the best concerts we have on our radar. Happy listening and attending!!

Inessa & Teri’s Picks
Saturday, September 16th

Moody Little Sister (Rob Stroup and Naomi Sparrow), will celebrate 7 years of music made in Portland. Whether … Continue Reading

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Ages and Ages Drops In

Portland indie-folk troubadours Ages and Ages stopped by the PRP studios Friday for a surprise mid-afternoon acoustic live session, and rocked the place with their by-this-point-unmistakable interlaced harmonies and infectious living-room sound.

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PRP Team Concert Picks (9/7-9/13)

Teri’s picks:

​In honor of Brazilian Independence Day, come and celebrate the culture and sounds at an outdoor concert at Kruger’s Farm. There will be food vendors, beer and wine, or you can bring your own picnic to this … 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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This week’s PRP Team Event/Show Picks! (8/31-9/6/2017)

Jen Em’s Picks:

 

Bambi from Reptaliens

Friday, September 1 Wild Ones, Reptaliens at Mississippi Studios

“Wild Ones at Mississippi Studios with Reptaliens! Strange Babes DJs open the show!”

“‘Wild Ones‘ is not only a song by … Continue Reading

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Northwest Music Festival presents Project Pabst Review

By Sharon Greenfield

The first day of Northwest Music Festival presenting Project Pabst was a true blast off. It started with local hiphop hero Last Artful, Dodgr and then moved into the poppunk of White Reaper, the deep rock lineage … Continue Reading

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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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Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 28

Fresh Spins with Jen Em – episode 28
August 18, 2017
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Link by Sleepdealer
Serendipity by ANIMA!
Moments by darkDARK
Eyes of Them All by Andy Shauf
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A Legendary Night with The Jackalope Saints

The dim, red lighting gave Dante’s an exceptionally devilish atmosphere and made for one hell of a party last Friday night, August 18. The Jackalope Saints took stage, and Sharon Cannon’s fiddle whined the first notes. Spotify just added the … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 27

Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 27
8/11/2017

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Roy Roy by Twit One
Ojos Del Sol by Y La Bamba
The Grasshopper Unit (Keep Movin’) by Beastie
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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Episode 25

Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 25
7/28/2017

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Main Title (I Had A Farm in Africa) by John Barry
Do You Love Me? by Late Night AlumniContinue Reading
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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Episode 24

Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 24
7/21/2017

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Opener: Slim’s Return by Madlib
Man on the Moon by Zella Day
Detroit Twice by El Michel’s Affair
Ditch … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks, (8/17-8/23)

Veronica’s pick:

Saturday & Sunday August 19-20 Montavilla Jazz Festival
Montavilla Jazz Festival

General admission day passes available for purchase at box office during festival hours. Passes are sold on sliding scale from $15-$30, and a portion of ticket … Continue Reading

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Maxwell Cabana on Sounds of PDX

The first time I saw Maxwell Cabana live I knew I had to get the Portland trio on the show to ask them about their eclectic and captivating sound. I would describe the band’s sound as a combination of Jimi … 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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Forecast: The Weather Machine Drops New Album

The intimate Doug Fir Lounge hosted Portland-based The Weather Machine on Saturday, August 12. The band’s singer, Slater Smith, had just returned from the Oregon coast. There, he wrote most of the bands to-be album. The album is a tribute … Continue Reading

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Concert Picks from Your PRP Team (8/10-8/16)

DJ Bob Knowles is giving away 3 tickets on TODAY’s Throwin’ It Back Thursday for next week’s Elvis Costello Tribute Show at Doug Fir Lounge! Tune in to 99.1 FM | PRP.fm to win 1 of 3 tickets to … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Episode 23

Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 23
7/14/2017

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intro: Too Late to Turn Back by El Michels Affair
All Eyes on You by St Lucia
Go Far … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Episode 22

Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 22
7/7/2017

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intro: Graff Ninjaz by Mujo

On the Level by Mac DeMarco
TV Queen by Wild Nothing
Thirty-Nine by CrumbContinue Reading