Nothing stops Louis Pain in debuting to the world jazz organ instrumentals at their finest. Not even a major heart attack! Just a mere 12 days after suffering a massive heart attack, Louis, and his beautiful wife Tracy, joined Veronica … Continue Reading
“Fresh Vibe,” PRP’s new daytime programming, rolled out last fall, bringing listeners the latest in local and global indie music. With strong foundation from Jen Jared, the host of “Fresh Spins with Jen Em,” our team set out to … Continue Reading
There’s always that next band, artist or musician with talent aplenty just waiting to be discovered by we, the music lovers of the world.
Who are the most promising acts, and which artists have the staying power to make the … Continue Reading
Last week on the show I got to hang out with the Portland based electronic synth pop duo, Cloudlines. We spent the evening playing their influences and talking to them about their creative process. Some of the band’s influences … Continue Reading
PORTLAND, OR – PDX Pop Now! has launched its Fundraiser Drive in order to support the 16th annual music festival this July.
The Fundraiser Drive is running now through March 15, before leading up to the Compilation Release Party on … Continue Reading
Shady Pines Media and Band of Comerados are back together again, with a new episode of “In the Hollow.” On this episode, Band of Comerados debuts “Ain’t Enough,” a joyful ditty intended to spark the inner “prime” we … Continue Reading
Just days before releasing her new single Yes Means Yes, recording artist Hannah DiMo joined me on the program. In the first hour we listened to Hannah’s influences as she shared some insight into her writing process. Listeners were … Continue Reading
It was such fun to have singer-songwriter, Hayley Lynn on Sounds of PDX. We talked about Hayley’s musical influences – and working with Portland producer, Kyle Devine. Kyle and Hayley recently released a 12 track LP called Bring … Continue Reading
About a month after releasing his latest LP, Jacob Westfall joined me on the program. During the show we listened to some of Jacob’s biggest influences including John Mayer, Bon Iver, Brandi Carlile and more. Our listeners got to hear … Continue Reading
Enjoy an inspiring message of hope when Portland’5 Centers for the Arts brings remarkable deaf singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey to the Newmark Theatre March 4. “Though her hearing loss is profound, her timing, pitch and passion are perfect,” according to press … Continue Reading
On this episode of the show I spoke with Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC. As my listeners know I like to dive into all angles of the music business so here was my chance to pick … Continue Reading
It’s been 3 years since Mark Knopfler’s eighth solo studio release, “Tracker.”
Today he’s back with “Down the Road Wherever,” and more than a dozen satisfying Celtic folk-rock compositions sure to gladden the hearts of his fans.
The fingerstyle guitarist … Continue Reading
On the heals of releasing his new single Retrograde Now, recording artist LEO ISLO joined me on the show. During the broadcast LEO ISLO shared some of his influences including SG Lewis, Toro y Moi, Jai Paul, and more. … Continue Reading
Recently William Fitzsimmons was in Portland to play a show at The Old Church concert hall in downtown. Just hours before the concert William dropped by the station to talk about his current tour, latest LP, and play a few … Continue Reading
A month before the release of their Train LP, Green Mountain Guild stopped by the station to talk about the new album and their plans for 2019. The band was kind enough to give our listeners an early listen to … Continue Reading
On the lookout for new tunes that are entertaining, inspiring, uplifting? Music by UK singer-songwriter Andy Ruddy may be just what you’re looking for.
His 2015 “Everything is in Order” debut was an astounding collection of indie folk tracks – … Continue Reading
Last week I had the opportunity to speak with one of my favorite singer-songwriters, William Fitzsimmons. He is currently on tour supporting his latest LP, Mission Bell which is a heartfelt and sonically brilliant record. This Wednesday night William … Continue Reading
Tuesday night on Sounds of PDX, Sarah Wild dropped by to talk about the release of her latest EP, Underworld. During the show our listeners were treated to the radio debut of Underworld and the stories behind making … Continue Reading