Last Friday night, I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed when a friend who was studying abroad in Paris posted a status letting family and friends know she was safe. Soon after my first encounter with the breaking news story, … Continue Reading
I’ve heard tell that drummers have a reputation for egotism.
Tony Lash must be the exception that made the rule. A quiet and staid gentleman, you’d never guess Tony was drummer and sound engineer for alternative rock band, Heatmiser in … Continue Reading
Amber Sweeney is not shy with her advice to fellow singer-songwriters: Work hard, play nice with others, be a friendly and wonderful person. Practice.
Solid advice from a woman who has been playing her guitar since she was six years … Continue Reading
Several Portland Radio Project staffers were in the house at The Spare Room Lounge in NE Portland on Sunday, September 20, 2015, to help one of our most talented advocates, Norman Sylvester, “The Northwest Boogie Cat” celebrate a milestone … Continue Reading
Portland has long been recognized as one of the best bicycling communities in the world. Recent statistics indicate more than six percent of Portland residents bike commute to work, making our beautiful metropolis the highest-ranking major city in that category.… Continue Reading
Two of PRP’s on-air hosts, Heather Hanson and Gabriel Clark hit the airwaves on KGW May 6, 2015 to talk about Portland Radio Project launching on the FM dial during the month of May. Our frequency will be: 99.1 FM.… Continue Reading
Last month, more than 7000 people died in the Nepal Earthquake. As this international tragedy continues to unfold; the story is moving from a headline to an afterthought.
Portland Radio Project isn’t just about radio (streaming rock, folk and blues; 99.1 FM in a few weeks).
Of course, we have this award-winning website, filled with great content.
Our Soundcloud stream features PRP’s best interviews and Podcasts.
And, PRP … Continue Reading
About a year ago, I had the opportunity to check out this band when they visited good ole Puddletown, but I dawdled and I missed out. Fortunately, I will get a chance to see Wakey!Wakey! as they are playing at … Continue Reading
It was a night full of sexpots.
On Friday, September 19 the FEMM EDM show took place in Portland and it didn’t disappoint.
Tap water is safe to drink: Boil Water Notice Ends
As of 11:00 AM Saturday May 24, the Boil Water Notice issued on May 23 is lifted. Tap water is safe to drink for all customers of the … Continue Reading
Today is a historic day in the fight to save the Internet. And you lost
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 3-2 along party lines to formally propose new “net neutrality” rules that may let Internet service providers … Continue Reading
An advocacy group for musicians is sending up a red flag about the Internet potentially turning into a two-tier system – with faster speeds of delivery for those who can pay extra. The Future of Music Coalition (FMC), a national … Continue Reading
While investigators spend another day looking for Malaysian Flight 370, environmentalist and conservation groups worldwide say the almost month long search has turned up one thing: the world’s oceans are gravely polluted.
Take last week’s false report of plane debris … Continue Reading
Free speech and China, normally two words at opposite ends of the polar cap came into full view this week during first lady Michelle Obama’s first trip to China.
The talk before a small, hand-picked audience of about 200 students … Continue Reading
The Washington Post reports the National Security Agency is recording every single phone call from one unnamed country. A program called MYSTIC tapes the calls, and a tool called RETRO allows the NSA to access the recordings for up to … Continue Reading
In the tech world, something big happened in Barcelona, Spain this week. Makers of the Blackphone unveiled what some are calling “The First NSA-Proof Smartphone.”
It works like an Android but operates on entirely with encrypted information. And with a … Continue Reading
Netflix has come to terms with Comcast. The Associate Press reports the cable giant and the online streaming service have struck a deal to improve better delivery of content to Netflix subscribers who use Comcast for internet service.
Netflix accounts … Continue Reading
TV pioneer Sid Caesar died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles. Caesar was best known for the breakthrough sketch comedy series “Your Show of Shows,” which ran from 1950 to 1954. One of his trademarks was “double talk”; he … Continue Reading