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Shae Altered on Sounds of PDX

On this episode of the show, I welcomed recording artist Shae Altered to share her stories, influences, and some wonderful insight into her creative process. As you will hear in our playlist, Shae’s influences reflect the dynamic evolution of her … Continue Reading

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Arietta Ward on Sounds Of PDX

The week before MOGO Music Fest 2017, Arietta Ward stopped by the show to share some original tracks, early memories with music, and her thoughts on the Portland Music scene.

With the MOGO Fest: PDX Funk & Soul Par-tay just … Continue Reading

Want to Make a Difference? Consider Native Plants and Trees

There are plenty of stories in the news to worry about – especially for those of us concerned about climate change and the environment.

In the urban environment, wildlife habitat is shrinking, and bee and pollinator populations are also on … Continue Reading

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Massive turnout for Women’s March in Portland

Approximately 70,000 – 100,000 women and men from points north, south, east and west converged on the fair city of Portland Saturday to show solidarity and support for the rights of women.

Braving stormy weather, the crowds gathered at Tom … Continue Reading

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Human Ottoman on Sounds of PDX

By Jen Emerson –

Human Ottoman approaches music with playfulness, intelligence, and heart. When Luke Neill and I sat down with Susan Lucia, Grayson Fiske and Julian Kosanovic, they shared their individual histories as musicians and also as a band. … Continue Reading

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Sounds of PDX with Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection

Songwriting in its purest form comes from the heart, is unapologetic, and can transcend genres. Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection is a project that embodies these traits and has no reservations when it comes to being vulnerable. Vocal … Continue Reading
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Drop-In Session – Holly Ann on Songs From The Source

Singer Songwriter Holly Ann, stopped into the PRP studio on Sunday, April 10th, to talk with Rob Rainwater on Songs from the Source, and play some tunes off her recent release Light & Bloom.  Click below to listen … Continue Reading

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Tim Ellis Memorial

Immediately after Tim Ellis’ cancer diagnosis became public, Portland’s musical community stepped up and began delivering positive energy, love, prayers, and economic support for Tim, his wife and six children.

No doubt, you’ve either seen or read about Tim’s extraordinary Continue Reading

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Give Thanks, Then Give Back

Many people scoff at Thanksgiving. It is, after all, a National holiday founded on one of the most notorious atrocities in human history, gloried by the tradition of overeating and overspending. It’s easy to be jaded.

Ken Derouchie is not … Continue Reading

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Swooning Over Amber Sweeney

Amber Sweeney is not shy with her advice to fellow singer-songwriters: Work hard, play nice with others, be a friendly and wonderful person. Practice.

Solid advice from a woman who has been playing her guitar since she was six years … Continue Reading

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OMHOF Inductee Bill Rhoades Interview

Most folks know that Oregon is home to the fabled Sasquatch, but not everyone knows that Portland houses another mythical beast: The Content Musician.

Bill Rhoades walks into the PRP offices with the gait of a man who knows he’s … Continue Reading

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OMHOF Inductee Brian Foxworth Interview

Brian Foxworth was born and raised in NE Portland. It’s been a long journey for this father of three who played his first professional gig at 15. Having started at such a young age, Brian is no stranger to the Continue Reading

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Liz Vice: Tour Prep, Recycling and Independence

We started the day in workout clothes. But more like the let’s wear this cos it’s so comfortable and still looks less lazy. Our excuse? Liz Vice, is coming from a class at the gym so were dressed in … Continue Reading

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PRP Talk Boxing

Two of PRP’s on-air hosts, Heather Hanson and Gabriel Clark hit the airwaves on KGW May 6, 2015 to talk about Portland Radio Project launching on the FM dial during the month of May. Our frequency will be: 99.1 FM.… Continue Reading

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Hope and Healing for Nepal

Last  month, more than 7000 people died in the Nepal Earthquake. As this international tragedy continues to unfold; the story is moving from a headline to an afterthought.

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For Dr. Lew Zirkle., founder of SIGN Fracture Care International (SIGN), … Continue Reading

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It Takes a Village

I remember being twelve years old and my Grandmother telling me that she never wanted to live in a nursing home. Above all else she valued her independence and would maintain it at any cost. She was fortunate to have … Continue Reading

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Commercial Composting Changes

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It is a common sight at most restaurants and shops in Portland. Three options to dispose of your waste: landfill, recycle, and compost. Almost as ubiquitous as these disposal options is compostable utensils and containers. Soon, however, where you put … Continue Reading

In Salem…Much More than the Usual Fair Faire

The Oregon State Fair is in full swing until Labor Day.

The 149th edition features the usual fair fare — including mouth-watering, waist expanding comfort food, thrilling rides (check out the Slingshot!), cows, pigs, horses, sheep, as well as live … Continue Reading

Jackpot Records To Close Downtown Store

Although Jackpot Records says it’s still “committed to helping hungry minds and ears discover new sounds and grow their music collections” as of June 30th, the’ll close their downtown location permanently.

In a May 1 post on Facebook, Jackpot … Continue Reading

Those “I Love Oregon” Stickers Must Be True

Here’s something that might surprise you. Oregonians are just like Texans. Hold on to your hat and let me clarify that statement.

When it comes to the choice of staying or leaving the state where they live, people in Oregon … Continue Reading