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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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Salvatore Manalo on Sounds of PDX

About three weeks before the release of the Salvatore EPrecording artist Salvatore Manalo joined me for a broadcast that featured his influences, new recordings, and a live performance.

Salvatore’s music is a genuine singer-songwriter approach to Blues and … Continue Reading

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Chase Atlantic on Portland Radio Project

Chase Atlantic stopped by the Portland Radio Project studio and did what they do best…won our hearts with their soulful sound and gracious charm.

The band is currently touring with Warner Bros. label mates Lights and DCF, stopping in … Continue Reading

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Kingsley on Sounds of PDX

Last summer I went to a Women Crush Music showcase at The Jade Lounge where I was struck by the originality and authenticity of one of Portland’s newest artists, Kingsley. On the heals of releasing her single GhostContinue Reading

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PRP’s Indie Music Connoisseur

Every Friday from 10 am to noon, PRP’s Jen Emerson (Fresh Spins with Jen Em) delights listeners with indie music from all over the globe. Emerson also occasionally hosts interviews with amazing local, national & international … Continue Reading

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Butter EP Release on Sounds of PDX

The band, Butter was recently on the show to talk about their debut EP and share some never before heard tracks with our listeners. During the show the band talked about the formation of the project and the eclectic influences … Continue Reading

Kate & the Crocodiles Take the Stage

What happens when you mix a classically trained jazz singer with one of Portland’s most acclaimed trumpet players, a versatile pianist and sensitive drummer? Kate & the Crocodiles, of course! Gavin Bondy, the celebrated trumpet player for world-renowned … 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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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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Rococode Young Ones Tour on Sounds of PDX

While on the road supporting their recently released “Young Ones” EP, Rococode stopped by the station to talk about the new tracks and play a few live tunes for us. The Vancouver, BC-based alt-synth band spoke about the opportunity … Continue Reading

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Emily Aldridge on Sounds of PDX

After seeing Emily Aldridge live for the first time at a Woman Crush Music showcase, I invited her to hang out with me on the program to talk about her music, influences, and how she made her way to Portland. … Continue Reading

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Shannon Entropy Single Release on Sounds of PDX

On a recent episode of the show Shannon Entropy joined us to launch the single “No Disgrace” off of their now released debut LP Out There Ideas. This podcast features an inside look at the making of the new … Continue Reading

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Stereo RV on Sounds of PDX

Portland based duo Stereo RV joined me on a recent episode of the show to share their socially conscious, hook-driven music with our listeners. The band has been on the road this spring and summer to support their recently released … Continue Reading

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Ezekiel Rudick of Young Elk and Dan Cable on Sounds of PDX

Ezekiel Rudick of Young Elk and Dan Cable of Dan Cable Presents joined Jen Em and I on this episode of the show to talk about music promotion, concert curation, and supporting the local music scene.

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Santiam on Sounds of PDX

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On this episode of the show, we had Chris Spicer and Jen Deale of Santiam stop by the station to talk about the bands latest single, songwriting process, and the sonic expansion of their new sound. Having recently released the … Continue Reading

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90’s Rock With Justyn Lewis on Sounds of PDX

90’s rock is a cornerstone in my musical catalog and also considered by many to be a powerful turning point in the music industry. Just over a year ago I meet Justyn Lewis, the guitarist from Kaiya On The Mountain
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Ashley Xtina on Sounds of PDX

This show is all about whats new in the Portland music scene so we were extremely excited to have Ashley Xtina on this episode to debut her new single “Gone“. This evening’s PDX Spotlight playlist was full of … 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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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