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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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