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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 “Music Scene: new and noteworthy”

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 “Sounds of PDX with Cloudlines”

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 “PDX Pop Now!”

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 “Band of Comerados back at Shady Pines”

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 “Sounds of PDX with Hannah DiMo”

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 “Sounds of PDX with Hayley Lynn”

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 “Sounds of PDX with Jacob Westfall”

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 “Sounds of PDX with Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC”

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 “Into the sunset with Mark Knopfler’s newest”

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 “Sounds of PDX with LEO ISLO”

Ryan T. Jacobs from Portland band Melville dropped by the PRP studios to play some music and talk about the 5th Annual “Under the Covers” show at Doug Fir.  On February 13th, Melville takes the stage along with The … Continue Reading ““Under the Covers” Turns 5!”

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 “Sounds of PDX with Green Mountain Guild”

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 “Sounds of PDX: Sarah Wild “Underworld” EP Release”

Portland singer-songwriter JM Long lit up the PRP Talk Board in his recent Drop-in session here at PRP.  He’s recently released some new music he describes as “a unique indie-pop cocktail in the vain of Glass Animals, the XX and … Continue Reading “JM Long”

A few months before putting out their Heartbeat EP, My Brothers And I stopped by the show to chat about the new album and preview music off of the upcoming release.  During the broadcast I spoke with the band … Continue Reading “Sounds of PDX: My Brothers And I EP Release”

The day before releasing her “I Am Because I AM” EP, Kingsley dropped by the studio to talk to us about the new project. During the broadcast she gave us an inside look behind the making of the … Continue Reading “Sounds of PDX: Kingsley EP Release Drop-In-Session”

All-in-all it was a provocative year for music.

At PRP we had delicious new genre-twisting music from twenty one pilots…impressive pop splendor from Shawn Mendes, plus boldly beautiful alt-rock from England’s The 1975. Ray Lamontagne gifted fans with exceptional folk-rock … Continue Reading “The year in music”

Bridgeliner, the cool new Portland email newsletter, has received more than 110 nominations for best band to play at the PRP Holiday Kickoff/Fundraiser December 8 – and they’ve winnowed the fabulous field of entrants to five finalists.

Learn … Continue Reading “Last Chance to Vote for Your Favorite Band!”

Kickoff your holiday with friends, fun, food and music! In partnership with Bridgeliner and Pythian Studios, PRP presents three local bands, delicious snacks, cool swag – your chance to toast the holiday season and support local artists: PRP Holiday Continue Reading “PRP Holiday Kickoff/Fundraiser”

We here at Portland Radio Project take a lot of pride in making sure our listeners always know about the latest and greatest happenings in the local music scene. Thankfully we had the opportunity to introduce to you local band … Continue Reading “Drop-in Session with Louder Oceans”