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Fresh Indie Spins on Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 53

Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 53

Airdate: May 11, 2018

Here are the Fresh Indie Spins from episode 53 of Fresh Spins with Jen Em!

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Sounds of PDX: Pop Music with Bo Baskoro

When I first met recording artist Bo Baskoro I quickly realized that we had the same passion for pop music and its many sub-genres. Having been a huge fan of Bo’s music before we met I was excited to find … Continue Reading

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Sounds of PDX: Future Boss Ladies

I had the opportunity to welcome Ashley Kervabon, founder of Women Crush Music back to the program to talk to us about the Future Boss Ladies of Music Showcase which featured two up and coming recording artists, JoJo Scott and … Continue Reading

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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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Lorde Tickets Giveaway!

Are you a fan of Lorde, the 21-year-old New Zealand singer touring to promote her second album? Check out details of the Lorde Tickets Giveaway!

Portland Radio Project is giving away a pair of tickets to Lorde’s March 10 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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Community Voices: Metropolitan Youth Symphony

Having served the Portland community for 44 years, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony offers performance and music education opportunities to young musicians of all ages.  Children in the Metropolitan Youth Symphony learn and play in orchestra, band, jazz and percussion ensembles.… Continue Reading

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Tara Velarde on Sounds of PDX

About a month after releasing Willow BabyTara Velarde joined me to talk about her creative process, new single, and played a few live songs for our listeners. In the first hour of the show we listened to Tara’s … Continue Reading

PRP Makes the Merc

Thanks to the Portland Mercury for noticing PRP is “a hotbed for excellent community-run radio stations.”

In her column, “From Slacktivism to Activism,” Emilly Prado puts the Volunteer Spotlight on Portland Radio Project:

Check out the other “Best ways … Continue Reading

LLoyd EcoDistrict on Community Voices

Lloyd EcoDistrict is a living laboratory for sustainability, pioneering collaborative community-scale solutions for social and environmental health. We bring together residents, organizations and businesses in Lloyd to educate, set goals, aggregate resources, and catalyze action.

With programs and projects that … Continue Reading

Community Voices: Children’s Healing Arts Project

Children’s Healing Art Project (CHAP) is a non-profit organization based in Portland, OR that provides free art programing to children, teens and families affected by illness, disability and special needs. Oregon’s only in-and-out of hospital interactive healing arts program, CHAP … Continue Reading

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Small Skies on Sounds of PDX

Benjamin Tyler from Small Skies recently dropped by the show and spent the evening with us talking about his personal influences and creative process. I was looking forward to talking to Benjamin about the songs and sonic environment the band … 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

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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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Mordecai on Sounds of PDX

Before heading out on their 2017 European tour, Mordecai‘s Kate Kilbourne dropped by the show to talk to me about the band’s creative process, influences, and their recently released “It’s Never Enough” LP. Some of the influences … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 5: Do It Yourself – Maker Spaces

Let’s say you’re a sculptor or woodworker, but you don’t have the equipment or the even all the skills yet. You might be able to use a makerspace, a collaborative workspace where folks with an idea can find the tools, … Continue Reading

Snowman Foundation on Community Voices

Northwestern composer and pianist Michael Allen Harrison founded the Snowman Foundation in 1999 as a solution to defunding of music programs in public schools. In addition to giving children a complete education, Harrison believes that music gifts us a greater … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 4: More Than a Business – Social Entrepreneurs

Portland is home to a growing number of social entrepreneurs – business owners who make a social mission part if their bottom line. They saw a societal problem, and they saw business as a solution, as a way to actively 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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Biz503 Season 3 Ep. 3: State of the Food Carts

Food carts are everywhere in this city. Depending on whom you believe and how you count, there are somewhere between 500 and 700 of them scattered across Portland. They sit alone on parking lots next to bars. They congregate in … Continue Reading