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Courtney Noe on Sounds of PDX

Recording artist Courtney Noe joins us on this episode of Sounds of PDX to talk about her creative process, thoughts on the Portland music scene, and her unique blending of music and fashion.

These days Portland isn’t known for its … Continue Reading

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PODCAST Biz503: Jobs in the Performing Arts

Performing arts and culture of many kinds are widely believed to enrich our lives, spark community vitality and even improve student test scores. They’re also the first to be dismissed as unnecessary frills in budgetary hard times.

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The Portland Playlist welcomes back the Bonnie Raitt Tribute Band

The Portland Playlist was thrilled to welcome back members from the Bonnie Raitt Tribute Band. While they are an eight piece band, it was a quartet that came into the studio – Bre Gregg (vocals), Lisa Mann (vocals and … 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 Diva Series Returns

Robin Jackson brings back the monthly evenings, The Diva Series, that feature a prominent female artist for each show, followed by a set with Robin Jackson and the Caravan!

 

Kicking Off Winter with Light

 

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Portland’s own Robin Jackson … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session with Matt Greco on Business of Music

Matt began his musical life in classical music education with Portland artist Michael Allen Harrison, but moved from that to music technology which led him to creating his own recording studio. Small batch. Handcrafted.

 

Matt Greco’s Rye Room

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A new year with The Adio Sequence on Sounds of PDX

For my first episode of 2017 we had The Adio Sequence join us in studio to talk about new music, recap 2016, and their plans for the new year. Jen Emerson and I had plenty to chat about with the … 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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Girl Fest Returns to Lola’s Room

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Portland Radio Project is always excited to feature local music and all-ages shows, and we are especially thrilled to announce all of the above in the girl-power festival “Girl Fest 2017” which proudly returns to Lola’s Room at the Crystal Continue Reading

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Local Bands Rock Star Theater Jan 6

star-theater-showThere are so many great local shows coming up in January, and this week we are turning the spotlight toward 3 local bands who are playing Star Theater on Friday, January 6, 2017.

Vancouver-based Outline of the Sun, a … Continue Reading

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Jimmy Mak and the Language of Music

Jimmy says it all happened “almost accidentally”. The club, the success he had with it in our community. Thanks in part to inspiration his dad offered Jimmy. And the inspiration, in turn, Jimmy offered to musicians in Portland. Full circle. … 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

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Dan Cable on Sounds of PDX

Recently on the show I was joined by local podcaster, musician, and music promoter, Dan Cable. He’s usually asking the questions so I was excited to be able to pick his brain about the PDX music scene, new local … Continue Reading

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Hamish Anderson’s studio debut fills the bill

Earlier this year outstanding blues musician Hamish Anderson returned with his debut studio album “Trouble.”

The new release is a robust compilation of blues rockers from the smoking hot L.A.-based performer who hails from Melbourne, Australia.

A testament to his … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Karen Lovely; there’s no bad road with this lovely

Portland survived the snowpocalypse long enough to welcome Karen Lovely into the studio for a night of laughs amidst the Blues, sprinkled with a couple of holiday tunes. Karen started her music career hiding within the safety of a choir … Continue Reading

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Logan Lynn and Gino Mari on Sounds of PDX

Recording artist Logan Lynn and producer Gino Mari dropped by the show this week to talk about their influences, songwriting process and new album. A large part of the PDX Spotlight playlist was from Logan’s latest release titled Adieu, but … Continue Reading

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2016’s Best Concert Moments

This year saw big tours from the likes of Cage the Elephant, Adele, The Lumineers, Radiohead, 21 Pilots and Weezer. We weren’t fortunate enough to make all those shows, but we did catch Cage the Elephant in Troutdale and Kaleo … Continue Reading

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Rob Daiker Record Release on Sounds of PDX

On this special episode of Sounds of PDX, recording artist Rob Daiker joined me to debut his brand-new album, Binary Affairs. Rob’s latest release is packed with memorable hooks, powerful lyrics, and a handful of phenomenal guest musicians.… Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes 1000 Fuegos; Cuban sounds with an American flair

The Portland Playlist welcomed Adolfo Cuellar, Jorge Bello, and Morgan Quinn from 1000 Fuegos into the studio for a night of hilarity, and music from near and far. After extensive touring and artistic creation with the band NIAYH, Adolfo … Continue Reading

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Foxy Lemon, pseudoboss, & The Pining Hearts on Sounds of PDX

Members from Foxy Lemon, pseudoboss, and The Pining Hearts recently stopped by the show to talk about festival bands and share some of their influences.

The topic of festivals or great festival bands may conjure memories of events … Continue Reading