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Small Million on Sounds of PDX

From the first time I heard Small Million’s “Before the Fall” EP I became an instant fan and have had their music on my personal playlist ever since. The indie synth pop duo comprised of Malachi Graham and … 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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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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Falcon Heart on Sounds of PDX

Just days before the release of their debut record, Falcon Heart joined me to share some stories, influences, and the hard work behind making an album. Falcon Heart’s Catch The Windis a stellar collection of songs ranging from … Continue Reading

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Chris Margolin Album Release on Sounds of PDX

One week before releasing his latest LP, Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection dropped by the show to debut the record for our listeners. On this episode of the program, Chris shared the events in his life that helped … 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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Those Willows on Sounds of PDX

On this episode of Sounds of PDX I was joined by the Indie Folk band Those Willows. The group was kind enough to drop by the studio just a few days before taking off on tour. During the broadcast … Continue Reading

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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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Coco Columbia: MOGO 2017 on Sounds of PDX

On this episode of the show Jen Em and I welcomed back recording artist Coco Columbia. The topic of this evening’s broadcast was MOGO Music Fest 2017. Just days before taking the stage at MOGO Music Fest with GLASYS

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Berahmand and MOGO 2017 on Sounds of PDX

Just weeks before MOGO Music Fest 2017, recording artist, Berahmand was kind enough to drop by and give us a nice recap of his recent regional shows, a visit to NAMM, and what it takes to captivate a live audience.… Continue Reading

Ezra Bell: An Easy Sell

When Portland-based band Ezra Bell takes the stage, the floor fills up with folks eager to dance. And this was definitely true during the intimate Doug Fir Lounge show on March 16.

Lead singer Ben Wuamett set a playful tone … Continue Reading

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Killer Shows in Portland (3/9-3/15)

Jen’s Concert Picks include killer local shows such as Cat Hoch, Arlo Indigo, Small Million, Blossom and more!

Thursday, March 9

Indie Alt-rock band Enjoys Things is playing with Seedling & Gonzo at White Eagle. I didn’t find a … Continue Reading

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PRP’s Weekend Music Planner (3/2-3/8)

PRP’s Weekend Planner is back with psychedelic disco, synthpop, bluegrass, singer/songwriters, progressive pop & so much more. We know; we had you at “psychedelic disco.”

Thursday, March 2nd

The Facebook event page describes the line-up at Turn! Turn! Turn! on … 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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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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Local Shows to Hit this Weekend

Portland is not a desert in any capacity: Great food, great music, great drinks, great people abound. Which means we have the wonderful problem of great shows every night of the week. Without prior knowledge of a band, sometimes it’s … 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