Portland Radio Project isn’t just about radio (streaming rock, folk and blues; 99.1 FM in a few weeks).

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Of course, we have this award-winning website, filled with great content.

Our Soundcloud stream features PRP’s best interviews and Podcasts.

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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.

Portland Radio Project and Oregon Music News partnered with the Femm-EDM Showcase to share some of the Continue Reading

Update: 5/24/2014

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

Micelle Obama walks the Great Wall of China

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

The Blackphone

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.

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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

One day we sent a spacecraft out
To study Earth’s magnetosphere
When it had figured that one out
We handed it a new career–

To study comets it would go.
It left Earth’s orbit for the sun’s.
Though that was … Continue Reading

Olympic snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg nailed the first American gold medal at Sochi with a trick no one had ever seen before in official competition–and that he’d never even done before. The Idaho native performed a move officially called a “1620 … Continue Reading

The Canadian Institute of Diversity has launched a video response to Russia’s anti-gay stance, to coincide with the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The video shows two athletes  performing the customary luge starting movement, sliding back-and-forth, before … Continue Reading

Medical examiners are conducting tests to determine the exact cause of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death. Hoffman’s friends found him in his New York apartment Sunday when he didn’t show up for a visit with his partner and their children. … Continue Reading

“American Hustle” and “Twelve Years a Slave” took top honors at last night’s Golden Globes, the awards widely perceived as a harbinger of the Oscars.

“Hustle,” a disco-era con artist caper, garnered three Globes: for best picture – and for … Continue Reading

If an apple didn’t turn brown, how would you know how old it is? That’s one question at the heart of the genetically modified apple controversy. And today is the deadline to submit comment to the U.S. Department of Agriculture … Continue Reading

Women are closing the income gap, a new study says. The Pew Research Center is out with a report today that young women Millennials – who’ve been entering the workforce for a decade – are better educated than their mothers … Continue Reading

Should it be illegal for HIV-positive people not to reveal their status to sexual partners? Right now, 32 states say yes, it should be–and they’ve convicted more than 500 people over the last decade.

But new legislation proposed yesterday in … Continue Reading