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Music scene: artists under the radar

Looking for new bands and artists to tickle your earbuds?

From Canada and Norway, respectively, here are a couple of talented musical acts you might love.

Tasseomancy

Twin sisters Romy and Sari Lightman, formerly of Ghost Bees,  formed indie-folk / … Continue Reading

My Voice Music

If, like me, you’re born into a musical family, it’s inevitable that an instrument or two ends up in your hands. And something about the junction between music and mastery, performance and play, teaches us to grow into better, more … 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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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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Bliss pop Souvenir Driver delivers

Looking for compelling new music to tickle your earbuds?

Portland’s bliss pop Souvenir Driver may be just the ticket.

Their moody, melodic sound – a great blend of shoe gaze, pop and rock – is easy to get hooked on.… Continue Reading

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London’s Victory Kicks: poised for success

Looking for new music to tickle your earbuds? “Winter Games,” the latest offering from London-based alternative rockers Victory Kicks, just might fit the bill.

An unsigned band, it seems likely a record label or two could come knocking on their … 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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Matt Greco on Sounds of PDX

Recently we welcomed to the show, producer and owner operator of The Rye Room, Matt Greco. On this episode I focused our playlist on producers and music production. Matt brought in a handful of influences, previous production projects, and … 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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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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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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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 Secret Sea on Sounds of PDX: Songwriting

On this episode of Sounds of PDX we had special guest, The Secret Sea drop in to talk about songwriting and his new LP, Everest. We also had local singer/songwriter GLASYS join us for a stellar PDX Spotlight playlist … Continue Reading

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Kaiya On The Mountain on Sounds of PDX

Last week on the show we had special guests Kaiya On The Mountain  stop in to talk about their debut EP, Talking Wild. The topic for our show was “Debut Records” so we got to hear a handful of great … Continue Reading

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Sounds of PDX with Gene Blank

On this episode of the show we were joined by musician, producer, and recording engineer Gene Blank. I always appreciate it when guests drop by to share new music on the show and this week we had the honor of … Continue Reading

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Onion The Man on Sounds of PDX

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Last Thursday, Onion The Man dropped by to hand out on Sounds of PDX to talk about new music and their upcoming shows. The band has an infectious positivity to their outlook on connecting with a … 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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Wild Feathers score another homer

Budding American rockers The Wild Feathers return with “Lonely is a Lifetime,” their rousing and fruitful second album.

“Lonely” opens with snappy hit single “Overnight.” Its big guitar sound, catchy chorus and belted-out harmonies will hook you. 

Rock-romp … Continue Reading

Music Workshop

As a radio station, we can’t help but agree with the folks at Music Workshop – the world is a better place with music in it.

Music Workshop is the brainchild of Amy Richter, who created the program to counteract … Continue Reading

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Jake Bugg’s “On My One” Satisifies

Four years after emerging on rock’s music scene on both sides of the Atlantic, Indie artist Jake Bugg now returns with album three, “On My One.”

British slang for “on my own,” the title track succeeds mightily. It does so … Continue Reading