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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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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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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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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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Tour stories with Fox and Bones on Sounds of PDX

Having recently returned from their European tour, Fox and Bones joined us to share stories from the road and debut new songs from their upcoming record.

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This weeks PDX Spotlight playlist focused on songs that remind us of the road … Continue Reading

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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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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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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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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 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

Marti’s Music Kitchen: John Dover, Trumpet Player

From the beautiful red copper flugelhorn, to the smaller piccolo trumpet, John Dover’s horns accompany him everywhere: Johnny Scotch and the Rocks shows, orchestral events, jazz quintet gigs, and trumpet lessons.

Dover is a Portland-based trumpeter and “storyteller through sound.” 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

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Scott Brockett on Songs from the Source

Singer/Songwriter/Guitar-player triple threat Scott Brockett sat down with Rob Rainwater to talk about music for a cause.  Scott’s mix of soul, funk and blues got us movin’ on a rainy Portland Sunday afternoon.  Hear the full conversation and performances here.… Continue Reading

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Peter Duff on Songs from the Source

Local troubadour and entertaining fellow Peter Duff spent time talking with Rob Rainwater about his years in the music world, and playing some songs.  Peter’s background in music management and Irish origins made for some great stories.   Hear the full … Continue Reading

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Ho, Ho, Ho, The Portland Playlist welcomes The Whiskey Darlings; showing a little more love

Wanting to spread a little holiday cheer early this year, The Portland Playlist invited The Whiskey Darlings into the studio to debut their new album, “Christmas Songs.” This is the second album from the band comprised of Michele Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Stoneface Honey; a lot of sweet honey in this pot

There were some sweet as honey harmonies in the studio Wednesday night from our guests, Stoneface Honey. Deciding to put her solo career aside, Angie Kopshy sought guidance from Charles Neal at Hip Stew Studios. He introduced her … Continue Reading